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2020 Credit Union Conferences You Won't Want to Miss

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kelly-browning   by Kelly Browning September 1, 2020

Updated September 2020

Credit Union conferences are a great way to learn, be inspired, and connect with industry leaders and innovators. We always come away reinvigorated with ideas for helping our clients grow.

Unfortunately, a majority, if not all of our favorite conferences have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many conferences have switched to a virtual delivery but are still worth investing in. We have added a section to this article with some highlighted virtual conferences that are being held for the remainder of this year.

In the meantime, you can visit our credit union marketing resources page and explore various online marketing strategies for credit unions.

Virtual Credit Union Conferences

Many organizations that regularly host conferences have adapted to the current environment and still plan to hold virtual events of some form. Here are some virtual conferences throughout the remainder of 2020 that you can attend from the comfort and safety of your home or office:

CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Virtual Conference 
September 10 & 15, 2020

CUNA Governance, Risk Management & Compliance Leadership Virtual Conference
September 21-23, 2020

CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council and CUNA Technology Council Virtual Conference
September 29 - October 1, 2020

CUNA Digital Marketing Virtual School
October 6 & 7, 2020

CUNA Human Resources & Organizational Development Council Virtual Conference
October 8 & 15, 2020 

CCUA’s “Virtual” Annual Meeting & Convention
October 14-16, 2020

NAFCU Virtual Lending Conference
October 14-15, 2020

MWCUA Directors Conference
October 22-23, 2020

NAFCU Virtual Regulatory Compliance Seminar
October 27-30, 2020

CUNA Lending Council Virtual Conference
November 3-5, 2020 

NAFCU Virtual Risk Management Seminar
November 17-19, 2020

NAFCU Virtual CFO Summit
December 9-10, 2020

Note: The content below was published before most in-person conferences had to be postponed, canceled, or switched to a virtual delivery. Scroll to the bottom to see more options for finding great credit union marketing ideas and advice...and those are free of charge!

Here we're highlighting some of the can't miss conferences for credit unions. From exciting locations to dynamic speakers and quality content, we'd say there's something for everyone. By no means is this an exhaustive list, but we think these are excellent choices to invest in for 2020.

Let's start with one of our favorite topicscredit union marketing. Some of the top trending topics to look for at these conferences are programmatic advertising, enhancing customer experience, AI, and using analytics to better measure marketing results.

Credit Union Marketing Conferences

February 6-9, 2020
Orlando, FL
February 25-26, 2020
San Francisco, CA
March 2-4, 2020
San Antonio, TX
March 15-18, 2020
Orlando, FL
April 27-29, 2020
Las Vegas, NV
MAC Conference 2020 (we attended this conference in 2017 and 2018, and loved it!) May 26-29, 2020
Denver, CO
June 1-4, 2020
Seattle, WA
June 25-28, 2020
Portland, OR
July 20-23, 2020
Cleveland, OH

Credit Union Conferences

January 19-22, 2020
San José del Cabo, Mexico
February 23-27, 2020
Washington, DC
March 5-8, 2020
St. Petersburg, FL
March 12-15, 2020
Scottsdale, AZ
April 27-30, 2020 
San Francisco, CA
May 6-8, 2020
Palm Springs, CA
May 17-20, 2020
Anaheim, CA
May 23-27, 2020
Amelia Island, FL
June 10-12, 2020
Seattle, WA
June 23-26, 2020
Vancouver, Canada
July 19-22, 2020
Los Angelos, CA
July 23-26, 2020
San Francisco, CA
July 28-31, 2020
Las Vegas, NV
August 17-18, 2020
Nashville, TN
August 17-19, 2020
Las Vegas, NV
Expand Expo 2020 
September 13-17, 2020
September 28-October 2, 2020
Annapolis, MD
October 19-21, 2020
San Diego, CA

If you've attended any of these in the past, let us know in the comments below! How was it? Have one to add? Let us know that too!

If you’re looking for ways to further your credit union marketing knowledge in lieu of canceled events, you’re in luck. There’s an abundance of marketing resources available online, including our blog and credit union marketing resources page which both contain an arsenal of credit union marketing strategy guidance.

You can also tune-in to our monthly Credit Union Marketing Webinar Series where we share expert insights into popular credit union marketing topics. If you would like to receive invites to those, click here to join our email list.




Kelly Browning is a Marketing Manager with WebStrategies. With a background in traditional and digital marketing, as well as project management, Kelly focuses on inbound marketing strategy and maximizing client results with the HubSpot marketing platform. Kelly graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in Communications.


Topics: Credit Union Marketing

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