2024 Women in Community Banking

The IBAT Education Foundation is pleased to announce its newest event – Women in Community Banking – a forum where women at all levels of the community banking industry can come together to share, learn, and grow from one other’s experiences during a day-long conference specifically tailored for women.

Following the footprint set by counsels Jacque Kruppa and Beth Whitaker, the IBAT Education Foundation carries on the tradition of bringing women together to take a deep dive into areas of banking such as accounting, legal, compliance and employment while touching on the hard-hitting topics of leadership and regulatory through robust panel discussions.

This year's conference will be held at the Grapevine Convention Center on Wednesday, October 30 with an opening reception on Tuesday, October 29.

Keynote Speaker

  Julie Schniers and "Level-Up Your Leadership: A Deep Dive into Communication, Connection & Confidence"
Executive Coach and Consultant Julie Schniers has an impressive background in helping companies build a stronger team culture to increase their ability to make an impact, Julie's method inspires others to get their message across while making people the priority.

In her keynote speech "Level-Up your Leadership: A Deep Dive into Communication, Connection & Confidence," Julie will focus on what message you are sending and how you send it.  You will learn how to identify and overcome the common barriers and challenges that keep you from communicating and connecting at your best while developing an attitude of affirmation, braving conflict successfully, and creating stronger connections.  This keynote is packed with tips, tricks, and light-bulb moments that can be applied immediately to help you level up in business and in life.  Don't miss this opportunity to learn from someone who has spent over a decade training polished communicators in even the most difficult situations to be heard, effective, and impactful at a whole new level.


Registration Fees

Hotel Information

 IBAT Member: $150

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott
8440 Freeport Parkway
Irving, TX 75063

There are a variety of hotel options near the Grapevine Convention Center.  For your convenience, we've set aside a block of rooms at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott.

Discounted rate:
 $199 plus taxes and fees, includes complimentary self-parking and complimentary airport shuttle to DFW Airport.
Click here to reserve a hotel room.

Cutoff date: October 18, 2024
Hotel Cancelation Policy: 72 hours, or more, prior to arrival to receive full refund. Less than 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival forfeits one night room plus tax.


Tentative Agenda

 Tuesday, October 29, 2024

 5:00 p.m. Registration /Networking Happy Hour
 7:00 p.m. Dinner on Your Own

Wednesday, October 30
(Grapevine Convention Center)

 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
 9:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker
 10:15 a.m. Session: Accounting Hot Topics
 10:50 a.m.  Break
 11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: Leadership
 12:00 p.m. Networking Lunch
 1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Regulatory
 2:00 p.m. Session: Legal Topics
 2:45 p.m. Break
 3:00 p.m. Session: Change Management
 3:45 p.m. Breakout Session: Idea Sharing and Closing Comments
 4:45 p.m. Onsite Networking Reception
 5:45 p.m. Event Ends with Dinner on Your Own

Conference Registration Cancellation Policy
All registrations are final and are ineligible for a refund. In the event that you cannot attend, you may appoint another person to attend in your place at any time prior to the program date by informing the registrar. Please contact Mandy Robinson ([email protected]) for substitutions.

Special Needs
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend these meetings and who may need auxiliary aids or services are requested to contact IBAT at least 14 days in advance of these meetings so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
  Tax Information (if applicable)
The IRS requires a notice on all registration forms to inform the attendee of the registration fee amount representing food and beverage that is deductible as an ordinary business expense. We estimate the food cost portion of your basic registration fee is $
100. Under current tax law 50% of this amount is deductible as an ordinary business expense. Please contact your accountant or tax advisor for further details.

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10/29/2024 - 10/30/2024
Grapevine Convention Center 1209 S Main St Grapevine 76051

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