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ABA Conference for Community Bankers

February 10-13, 2019 • Hilton San Diego Bayfront • San Diego, CA

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Co-hosts Evan Sparks and Shaun Kern interviewed four speakers live from the Exhibit Hall. Listen to the recap episode, From Innovation to Cyber Resilience, Insights and Highlights from ABA’s NCCB, or click the links below to hear each full length interview.


 Upcoming Webinars


The conference might be over, but the learning doesn't have to stop. Some of the most highly-rated 2018 sessions are being offered as live webinars. Registration is free.

Save the Date


Becoming a Top 1% Performer
Sept. 11, 2018, 2-3 pm ET

Learn the secrets of the highly valuable formula for becoming a top performer. Get a brief look into your expected future environment and begin identifying what strategies and tactics will be needed at your institution to develop a clear pathway for becoming a top 1% performer.


  • Joe Cady, Managing Partner, CS Consulting Group LLC, San Diego, CA
  • Chris Nichols, Chief Strategy Officer, CenterState Bank, Walnut Creek, CA

Past Webinars:

  • Bricks, Clicks and Community Banks…Oh My!
    Recorded: July 11, 2018
  • Fintech: Achieving Balance Between Risk and Partnership
    Recorded: May 23, 2018
  • The Hidden Economics of Social Media
    Recorded: April 16, 2018

 See What Happened at 2018 Conference


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 Next Steps


Join us in 2019 in San Diego, February 10-13, 2019 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront! Learn from experts, exchange ideas with peers and return ready to go with new ideas. Register now to save or sign up to receive updates as the program is developed.


Questions? Contact Sharon Radziewski for more information.


 Innovation Showcases


A networking session where industry experts have five minutes to get straight to the point as they highlight the benefits of their solutions—without the small talk.




Five-minute, rapid fire presentations from your banking colleagues that are inspiring and provocative. 

Rapid Fire Banking Colleagues


 What People are Saying


"The conference is always great, this one was outstanding, great speakers, great information incredibly engaged bankers, Hawaii was nice but not the reason for success in my opinion. ABA staff was amazing as always."

"Great was my first time. I was impressed."

"Keynote speakers were excellent. Peer discussions were very much on point. Liked the innovation showcase format. Spark was outstanding!!"

"It was an awesome conference - great location, lots of networking opportunities, as well as an exceptional job by all ABA staff on the planning!"

"Great conference. Keep up the good work. Try to get bankers in a room collaborating and discussing how they can make their companies better. The biggest resource at the conference is the knowledge and skills of the bankers around the table."