Despite continued uncertainty about the future of the COVID-19 pandemic, credit union groups are moving forward with plans for many in-person conferences in 2022. Here’s a look at what’s been planned so far for the year, listed alphabetically by group name, along with links to conference registration pages when available. CU time will continue to update this list as we become aware of new information.
The American Credit Union Mortgage Association has announced the following in-person events for 2022:
Coalition of African American Credit Unions
The 24th Annual AACUC Conference will take place August 23-27 at TradeWinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach, Florida.
Alloya Federal Corporate Credit Union
Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union will hold its Credit Union Executive Leadership SymposiumSeptember 7-9 at the Westin River North in Chicago.
That of the firm Financial Forum 2022 will be held September 25-28 at the Ritz Carlton, Bachelor Gulch in Avon, Colorado.
The Cooperative Credit Union Association and the Credit Union League of Connecticut continue their collaborative efforts with APEX 2022. The convention-level event will be held October 12-14 at the Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Registration details to come.
California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues
The annual conference of the leagues, REACHwill be held November 1-4 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Desert, CA.
Carolina Credit Union League
The North and South Carolina Credit Union League will host the following events in 2022.
The league representing credit unions in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas has a number of in-person and virtual events planned for 2022, including:
Credit Union EduCruises
Credit Union EduCruises, a provider of credit union-specific educational cruise programs worldwide, will host several face-to-face cruise conferences in 2022 and 2023. A full list can be found here.
Credit Union Financial Education Network
The Credit Union Financial Education Network (CUFEN, formerly known as the National Youth Involvement Board) will host a face-to-face meeting Annual conferencewhere CUFEN will celebrate its 50th anniversary, at the Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown in Salt Lake City, Utah from July 25-27.
Association of CrossState Credit Unions
The association representing credit unions in New Jersey and Pennsylvania has planned the following events in 2022:
- CrossState School of Leadership 2022August 14-18, The Penn Stater Hotel, State College, Pennsylvania.
- Fall Leadership ConferenceSeptember 8-10, The Seven Springs Resort, Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.
- CPU Reality CheckOctober 24-26, Atlantic City, NJ, location TBD
CU Business Group
The Professional Development Association has a number of virtual events on the schedule for 2022, in addition to the following in-person events:
- CUES Execu/NetAugust 28-31, Snake River Lodge and Spa, Jackson Hole, Wyo.
- Oversight Committee Development SeminarSeptember 19-20, Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, Santa Barbara, CA.
- Director Development SeminarSeptember 21-23, Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, Santa Barbara, CA.
- CUES Directors ConferenceDecember 4-7, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada.
CUlytics Day 2022an event for changemakers in credit unions passionate about data and digital, will be held virtually and free of charge on August 22. Organizers plan to host an in-person Spring CULytics Summit in late March 2023.
The professional association will host a total of more than 70 face-to-face conferences, virtual conferences, eSchools and webinars in 2022; a full list can be viewed here.
CUNA Mutual Group
CUNA Mutual Group Discovery2022 is scheduled to be held virtually on August 11.
The Defense Credit Union Council Annual Conference will take place at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio from August 2-5.
Develop the exhibition
Developing Expo 2022a training and development event for credit union professionals hosted by Horizon Federal Credit Union ($135 million, Williamsport, PA) will take place September 18-22 at the Kalahari Resort in Pocono Manor, PA.
Filene Research Institute
The think tank has the following events on the calendar for 2022:
GoWest Credit Union Association
The league representing credit unions in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming will hold its annual convention, MAXat the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, Washington, October 25-27.
Healthcare Credit Union Association
The professional association of credit unions serving healthcare employees and their families will host the HCUA Annual Conference 2022 September 7-9 at the Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, CA.
Heartland Credit Union Association
HCUA, which represents credit unions in Kansas and Missouri, has a number of events planned for 2022, including:
Illinois Credit Union League
This state league has a number of in-person events planned for 2022, including:
Southeastern Credit Union League and Affiliates
Other LSCU conferences in 2022 include the following:
The Metropolitan Area Credit Union Management Association is hosting the following conferences this year. MACUMA has pivoted its mini-loan conference from in-person to virtual. According to a March 3 statement, “The health and safety of our members is always our first priority. Although pandemic trends are moving in the right direction, the advice and feedback received indicates that we are not quite ready to hold a one-day classroom meeting yet.
- 64th Annual Leadership Conference, September 26-29, Hyatt Chesapeake, Cambridge, Maryland.
Association of Credit Unions of Maryland and DC
The Credit Union League of Maryland and Washington, DC has several virtual and hybrid events scheduled for 2022 so far.
The fintech conference will be a in-person event in Las Vegas at The Venetian|The Palazzo and Sands Expo, October 23-26.
NAFCU has the following events on its agenda for 2022:
- Congressional CaucusSeptember 11-14, Washington, DC
- Regulatory Compliance & BSA SeminarSeptember 27-29, Louisville, Ky.
- Institute of Management and LeadershipOctober 17-21, Annapolis, Maryland.
- loan conferenceNovember 8-10, Greenville, South Carolina
National Council of Firefighters Credit Unions
The National Council of Firefighter Credit Unions Inc (NCOFCU) will hold its 2022 NCOFCU Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 5-8 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.
The NCUA will host the 2022 Summit on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access November 2-4 as a hybrid event. Information for registration for the event will be published shortly.
This two and a half day event will bring together professionals from credit unions and other financial institutions to:
- Promote the value proposition of diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Share best practices in DEI and financial inclusion.
- Develop solutions to industry-specific challenges.
The summit will include panel discussions with diversity, equity and inclusion experts, as well as fireside chats, panel discussions and keynote speakers. Session topics cover a wide range of DEI-related areas, such as how to create a successful DEI program; including programs for LGBTQ+ and disabled communities; cryptocurrency and the unbanked; digital access; and inclusive lending. Speakers include NCUA President Todd M. Harper, Vice President Kyle Hauptman and Board Member Rodney E. Hood.
National Credit Union Call Center Conference
Organized by the Credit Union Association of New Mexico, the National Credit Union Call Center Conference will take place October 24-26 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The Small Call Center Workshop: Delivering High Quality and Productivitya one-day workshop, will follow the National Credit Union Call Center Conference on October 26 at the MGM Grand.
National Association of Credit Union Management
NCUMA is planning the following conferences for 2022:
Origence, a CU Direct company, will host its Lending Technology Live Conference July 25-27 at the Gaylord Rockies in Aurora, Colorado.
Sharetec, a software provider for credit unions, will hold its Sharetec User Conference 2022 September 25-28 at the Hilton Downtown Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee.
CUSO Loan Technology Sync1 Systems will host Lendtopia 2022 September 28-30 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Round Rock, Texas. Participants can make their hotel reservations on this link (room block deadline is August 29).
Triverity and the Loan Service Center
TriVerity & The Loan Service Center, PSCU Companies, providers of delinquency management services for credit unions, will host their 10th Annual Collections Academy at the Embassy Suites hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota, October 4-5.
Presented by founding sponsors Curql Collective and CUNA Strategic Services, Venture Tech 2022a fintech showcase for the credit union industry that brings together fintech companies, credit unions, CUSOs, venture capitalists and other players in the credit union industry, will be held from 7 to Nov. 9 at the Omni Frisco Hotel in Frisco, TX.
Virginia Credit Union League
The Virginia league will host the following in-person conferences in 2022:
- East Coast Marketing Conference: September 14-16, Hilton Garden Inn, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
- CEO Summit (for major credit unions): September 28-30, Boars Head Resort, Charlottesville, Virginia.
- CEO Forum (for small and medium-sized credit unions): October 18, The Place, Richmond, Va.
Vizo Financial Corporate Credit Union
Vizo Financial will host the 2022 Financial Conference at the Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 14-16, 2022. For those unable to attend in person, Vizo will be offering on-demand recordings of the sessions.
Wisconsin Credit Union League
This state league will host a number of other virtual and in-person events in 2022.
If you have new or updated information to share about a 2022 credit union industry event, please send it to Natasha Chilingerian at [email protected].