Top 10 Credit Union Conferences to Attend

As the leading provider of compliant lending documents and forms for credit unions, we pride ourselves on staying ahead of the curve, keeping up with all the latest trends in the industry, and are always open to learning more. Attending credit union conferences means getting the chance to broaden your network, promote deeper understanding, uncover new knowledge, and reinforce existing practices.

We hope to see you soon at any of these Top 10 Credit Union Conferences to Attend.

With the COVID-19 pandemic impact on in-person gatherings, many credit union conferences have had to re-invent, postpone, or cancel for 2020. With all the changes in CU conferences this year, many credit union events are going fully virtual, giving many peers in our industry the opportunity to attend a show they wouldn’t normally consider with travel.

Whether it be in person or online, now is the perfect time to make plans for you and your team to take advantage of the learning opportunities that can help keep your credit union on top of all the latest trends and innovations in the industry. Here is a list of the top 10 CU conferences to attend in 2020 and 2021 that will surely make continuing education a cornerstone of your growth strategy!

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1. Credit Union Leadership Convention

Who: PEI Media

What: The Credit Union industry’s first virtual week-long convention! Choose from 7 Breakout Summits and learn from the world’s most inspiring keynote speakers.

When: Jul. 28 — 31, 2020


2.  Credit Union Marketplace Experience

Who: Cooperative Credit Union Association

What: The largest show of its kind in New England has now gone virtual! Every Monday morning from August through October you will get the opportunity to showcase your products and services to hundreds of credit union leaders from all over, for a total of 9 sessions.

When: Aug. 3 — Oct. 5, 2020


3.  Congressional Caucus


What: Premier credit union lobbying event of the year where you will have access to lawmakers and regulators who determine future laws that govern our industry.

When: Sep. 13 — 16, 2020

Where: Washington, D.C.

4.  The Lending Conference


What: Learn to build your credit union lending portfolio with the best practices, ideas, and tactics from the industry’s most successful lenders.

When: Oct. 19 — 21, 2020

Where: San Diego, California

5.   REACH

Who: California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues

What: Learn from hundreds of credit union professionals and gain access to expert advice and valuable products from multiple vendors.

When: Oct. 25 — 29, 2020

Where: Palm Desert, CA

6.   The Great New England Credit Union Show

Who: American Business Media

What: The must-attend event for anyone working in the credit union industry. Learn the latest in cybersecurity, member engagement, and much more with hundreds of credit union colleagues.

When: Nov. 13, 2020

Where: MGM Springfield, MA

7.   Minnesota Credit Union Network Annual Conference

Who: California and Nevada Credit Union League

What: These 2 days will feature guest speakers, educational sessions, networking opportunities, the MnCUN Business Meeting, in the state’s largest credit union vendor exhibit hall.

When: Nov. 18 — 19, 2020

Where: Bloomington, Minnesota

8.   LAUNCH Conference

Who: The Carolinas Credit Union League

What: Returning for its fourth consecutive year, learn to LAUNCH your operations and service success with the latest trends, strategies, and products.

When: Feb. 4 — 5, 2021

Where: Charlotte, NC

9.   Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC)


What: CUNA’s biggest event, gathering thousands of credit union leaders in Washington, D.C.

When: Feb. 28 — March 4, 2021

Where: Washington, DC

10. 53rd Annual Conference & Solutions Expo


What: Conference designed for your leadership team to learn and strategize together, while discovering the megatrends in the most important topics that affect credit unions.

When: Jul. 27 — 30, 2021

Where: Savannah, Georgia

Is there an event you would put on your Top 10 Credit Union Conferences to Attend that we did not? Let us know!