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2021 Credit Union Conferences You Won't Want to Miss

Posted February 26, 2021
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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 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 included several of these virtual options throughout this article along with a few in-person events that organizations are optimistic will take place.

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 plan to hold virtual events of some form. Here are some virtual conferences throughout 2021 that you can attend from the comfort and safety of your home or office:

LAUNCH Conference

February 3-5, 2021

CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference

March 2-4, 2021

NAFCU Virtual Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Conference

April 14-15, 2021

2021 CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council Conference

April 20-22, 2021

NAFCU CEOs and Senior Executives Conference

May 12-14, 2021

CUNA Finance Council Virtual Conference Collection

May 18-21, 2021

NAFCU Summer Regulatory Compliance School

August 16-20, 2021

2021 CUNA Operations & Member Experience & Technology Council Conference

September 21-23, 2021

NAFCU Regulatory Compliance Seminar

October 4-7, 2021

NAFCU Risk Management Seminar

October 4-6, 2021

NAFCU Management and Leadership Institute

October 18-22, 2021

NAFCU Lending Conference

November 1-3, 2021

CUNA Lending Council Virtual Conference Option

November 2-4, 2021

NAFCU CFO Summit

December 8-10, 2021


Next up is one of our favorite topics—credit 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.

Virtual Credit Union Marketing Conferences

Customer Experience for Financial Services Summit

April 20-21, 2021

NAFCU Virtual Strategic Growth Conference

February 17-18, 2021

2021 CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference

March 23-25, 2021


Many organizations are optimistic that normal conferences will resume at some point in the near future and have begun scheduling accordingly. Below is a look at a few of the in-person events that have been scheduled throughout 2021 so far.

Credit Union Conferences

CU Conferences Spring Training Conference - East

March 11-14, 2021

St Petersburg, FL

CU Conference Sprint Training Conference - West

March 18-21, 2021

Scottsdale, AZ

NCUMA Annual Spring Conference

May 29 - June 2, 2021

Amelia Island, FL

NCUMA Annual Summer Conference

July 11-14, 2021

Isle of Palms, SC

54th Annual NAFCU Conference and Solutions Expo

July 27-30, 2021

Savannah, GA

DCUC 2021 Annual Conference

August 10-13, 2021

Naples, Florida

NCUMA Annual Fall Conference

September 4-8, 2021

Jackson Hole, WY

Expand Expo 2021

October 24-28, 2021

Pocono Manor, PA

The Great New England Credit Union Show

November 10, 2021

Sturbridge, MA

MAC Conference 2021

May 24-27, 2021

Denver, CO

CU Conferences Social Media Conference

July 15-18, 2021

San Francisco, CA

National Credit Union Directors Conference

August 18-22, 2021

Maui, Hawaii

NAFCU Lending Conference

November 1-3, 2021

Greenville, SC or virtual

CUES Directors Conference

December 5-8, 2021

Marco Island, FL


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.

Topics Credit Union Marketing

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