Tennessee Bankers

Community Banking Conference presented by the Independent Bankers Division

October 23 & 24: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown, Nashville

Early Registration Deadline: October 10, 2019

Hotel Deadline: October 2, 2019

For information on the Bank Directors Retreat on October 24 & 25, click here.


The Community Banking Conference, presented by the Independent Bankers Division, looks to improve on the previously named Independent Bankers Division Convention.

Community banks are a critical component of our country’s financial system and economy. They creatively meet a diverse array of consumer and commercial credit needs and are important partners in the economic stability of their communities. But community banks face an even greater challenge: how to maintain independence and financial viability during a time of increased
competition and regulatory burden. Join TBA and more than 150 bankers from across the state to learn how you can sustain the community bank model in your Tennessee town.

The convention agenda features a reception for convention participants on the first day, and a half-day business session the second day. The business sessions cover current issues and hot topics of interest to community banks along with the election of division officers and directors.


Topics and Speakers

Robert E. Sterner, National Account Manager, Velocity Solutions, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Utilizing Data To Develop Deposit Strategies 
Joe Kennerson, Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group, Newburyport, Mass.

Maximizing Staff Efficiencies For Community Banks
Bradley Snider, Senior Consultant, ProBank Austin, Brentwood, Tenn.
Darla Brogan, Senior Consultant, ProBank Austin, Louisville, Ky.

Technology Essentials for the Future of Community Banking 
Tina Giorgio, President & CEO, ICBA Bancard & TCM Bank, N.A., Washington, D.C.

Trends in Credit Risk: A Supervisory Perspective
Don Bardwell, S&R Portfolio Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga.

Strategies for Maintaining Independence in a Consolidating Environment 
Philip Smith, Attorney, Smith Gerrish Tuck, Memphis, Tenn.



Wednesday, October 23
4:00–5:00 p.m.    Independent Board Meeting
4:30–5:30 p.m.    Registration at DoubleTree Hotel
5:30–6:30 p.m.    Reception at Patio 315 (DoubleTree Hotel)

Thursday, October 24
7:30 a.m.    Registration/Breakfast
8:30 a.m.    Session Begins
11:30 a.m.    Lunch
12:15 p.m.    Luncheon Speaker
1:15 p.m.    Session resumes
2:00 p.m.    Adjourn


Hotel Information

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown
315 4th Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37219

Group rate: $249 single/double

Reservation cut-off date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Reservation contact: Central Reservations Office at 1-800-222-8733 or online at https://bit.ly/2Z6gTjd
Group Name: 2019 Independent Bankers Division/Bank Directors Retreat
Group Code: TNB

PARKING: The Hotel offers limited valet parking for overnight and day use attendees.  The cost for overnight parking is $42.00 per vehicle, per night and $20.00 for meeting attendees, per day. Self- parking available across the street in the Public Square Garage Parking –corner of Deadrick and 4th Ave, 350 Deadrick Street, Nashville 37219 daily rate of $20.


Continuing Education Credit

4 hours CPE credit

This program has not been pre-approved for ICB CE credits. Attendants who require ICB credits should go to http://www.aba.com/Training/ICB/Pages/default.aspx for further instructions.


Thank You to Our Sponsors

BKD CPAs & Advisors
CRS Data
Financial PSI
First National Banker’s Bank

Harland Clarke
Independent Community Bankers of America
Southeastern Commercial Finance, LLC

Program Fees

TBA Members / Associate MembersMember SpouseNonmembersNonmember Spouse
Early Registration $275$50$550$100
Early registration deadline is October 10, 2019
Registration $325$50$600$100
Day-of-Program $375$75$650$125

TBA Contact

Monique White - mwhite@TNBankers.org
Director of Education
Tennessee Bankers Association
211 Athens Way, Ste 100 • Nashville, TN 37228-1381
800/964-5525 or 615/244-4871 or www.TNBankers.org

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