45th Annual Convention - PAC Activities


IBAT's 31st Annual LIVE & SILENT Auction Fundraiser

Help raise funds for the IBAT Political Action Committee (PAC) by donating to the PAC Auction, held once a year during the IBAT Annual Convention. The IBAT PAC is exclusively dedicated to promoting the community banking industry. PAC funds enable IBAT to support candidates who understand the important role that community banks play across Texas. The IBAT PAC is an essential tool in the association’s government relations efforts and the PAC Auction is its major fundraising event.

There are two ways to participate:
  1. Donate An Item
    Choose something unique. Be creative! Don’t have time to shop? If you would like to make a monetary donation instead of donating an item for the Auction, your contribution will be recognized during the event and will be added to PAC Auction totals. The PAC Auction is one of the most popular events during the IBAT Annual Convention. Fill out the online Auction Pledge Form or download a PDF here. Due to Texas Law, the PAC is not permitted to auction any alcoholic beverages, including wine.
  2. Purchase An Item
    Enjoy the live and silent auctions and make a purchase from the many gift items your colleagues have chosen to entice you. 
  • When and Where can I purchase items?
    Item purchases can only be made at the Annual Convention.

2019 Dream Vacation

IBAT's Dream Vacation is a great way for all bank and associate member employees to be involved in PAC fundraising for a suggested $10 contribution. The winning entry will be drawn during the 2019 IBAT Annual Convention, September 21-24, 2019 at Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston. Prize must be claimed by November 1, 2019. Winners are solely responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

2019 Entry Form

Thank you to our sponsors:
Bank of the West
, Grapevine; Community National Bank, Hondo; Independent Bank, McKinney; TIB-The Independent BankersBank, Dallas; ValueBank Texas, Corpus Christi

Please make your personal check payable to the “IBAT PAC.” Contributions cannot be from corporations or persons prohibited by law from contributing to political action committees. State law requires committees to report the name, mailing address and occupation for each individual whose contribution exceeds $50.00. Must be at least 18 to enter. IBAT PAC contributions are voluntary. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal. Donations are not tax deductible. To enter without a contribution, see official rules.