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Coronavirus Update: ABA Washington Summit and Forums Canceled

The health and well-being of our school attendees is always a top priority for ABA. To help stop the spread of the coronavirus, ABA is following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines to limit all gatherings of more than 50 and canceling our planned Washington Summit, Emerging Leaders Forum, Mutual Community Bank Forum and Women’s Leadership Forum. If you made plans to attend and have questions, please reach out to ABA directly by emailing [email protected] or calling 1-800-BANKERS.

Conference Highlights

Why You Should Attend

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Share Your Story

Come to Washington to tell lawmakers and regulators how specific rules and regulations impact your ability to serve your communities.

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Join fellow bankers from across the country to share successes and best practices.

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Washington Insights

Hear from Washington insiders on the future of the industry and economy.

What People Are Saying

"The speakers at the Emerging Leaders Forum were absolutely amazing!! Very applicable to our daily life!!!!! Well done!!!"

"First time to DC. The experience was very enlightening on how the legislative process works! I learned so very much. It was great to network and meet other bankers. I enjoyed the opportunity to develop a relationship with our state association staff. This trip was very worthwhile, and I learned about how important it is to communicate banking concerns to our legislative staff. I would love to go again next year!"

"As a first-time attendee this was a very stress-free conference. Registering was easy, communication before the conference was fantastic, and everything was easily accessible. I felt very prepared beforehand and knew where I was going while I was there. Thanks!"