Photos by Zack Smith Photography, Courtesy of French Quarter Festivals, Inc and New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

More sessions. More strategies. More ways to help you grow.

At the 2019 CU Strategy Summit, we’re embracing change and exploring innovative strategies to help move your credit union forward. You’ll experience sessions packed with actionable ideas that inspire growth and innovation. You’ll hear thought-leaders that give new insight and perspectives to the challenges in a rapidly evolving industry. You’ll engage in meaningful discussions with your peers to discover how to stay relevant and thrive.   

Featured Speakers:

PATRICK ADAMS has devoted over 30 years to the credit union movement and has been CEO for St. Louis Community CU since 2008. Through his leadership experience, Patrick challenges audiences to question “the way we’ve always done it” and embrace the change necessary to achieve growth. Patrick passionately shares the strategies that have elevated St. Louis Community to stand at the highest level of name recognition/brand awareness among St. Louis city residents.

NIKHIL LAKHANPAL was CEO of one of the largest student-run financial cooperatives—the Georgetown University Credit Union—when he recognized the need for a better mobile banking platform for community financial institutions. He went on to cofound Narmi to create a superior digital banking platform. There he shares his vision for the future of FinTech and how credit unions can be successful in the digital space.

AMANDA THOMAS is a credit union veteran with years of marketing experience in credit unions ranging from $37 million to $200 million in assets. Her unique approach to marketing and passion for organizational culture and employee engagement has made her consulting firm TwoScore a vital partner of many credit unions across the United States.

Conference Details:

April 10 - 12, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans
300 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA

Hotel Room Rate: $239/night
Reservations: (504) 581-1300

Registration Fees:

NCPCU Member by February 21, 2019 $775
NCPCU Member after February 21, 2019 $825
First-Time CU Attendee Discount $499
Spouse/Guest Program $269
Golf at Lakewood Golf Club $110

Conference Activities:

Optional Event:  Networking Golf Outing at Lakewood Golf Club
Award-winning golf course architect Ron Garl preserved the character of the original course, while upgrading the 18-hole, 7,002 yards, par 72 course with modernized fairways, tee boxes and greens - new improvements to an old favorite.

Spouse/Guest Tour: Register your guest to attend the Welcome Buffet Dinner, breakfasts and a tour of Oak Alley Plantation. With a quarter-mile long alley of 28 magnificent oak trees, each nearly 300 years old, it is one of the most iconic homes in America. The tour will include a film on sugar cane production, reconstructed slave cabins and a slavery exhibit, history on the dozen families who have owned the property, Civil War encampment with a Confederate general historian, working blacksmith and more. The tour will conclude with a buffet lunch on the grounds before returning back to the hotel.

French Quarter Festival Starts Thursday, April 11! The award-winning French Quarter Festival is a four-day local music showcase scattered throughout New Orleans' French Quarter. It's the largest free music event in the U.S. and features 1,700 musicians playing 400 hours of local music from a variety of musical genres on 23 stages. Throughout the weekend of the festival, the ‘Culinary Lineup’ includes food booths operated by some of New Orleans finest restaurants. For more about the Festival, click here.

Rental Car Discounts for Credit Union Members
Credit Union VIP National Rental Car Discount
Credit Union VIP Alamo Rental Car Discount

2019 Conference Sponsors






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