EVENT: CU Thrival Strategies for a Slow Economy (Session Code: 636)
This program will focus on how credit unions can maintain their competitive edge against the economic changes in the financial services arena. Techniques and strategies for positioning credit unions against competitors, increasing loan volume via the next generation of borrower and new business growth opportunities (serving New Americans/Check Cashing/Small Business Services/ Lifestyle Lending/Trust Services and Review of Fee Structures) will be discussed. New ways to connect/attract members and maintaining their good faith during a recessionary time and a look at some “Best Practice” Growth Credit Unions will also be highlighted.

This session will help participants:
· To identify and assess the new financial services competition
· To understand and utilize the Credit Union Competitive Advantage via telling our Strategic Story to our members and the community
· To discuss the impact of remaining competitive on credit union operations and service delivery during turbulent economic times
· To explore strategies for thriving by gaining the competitive advantage, increasing loan volume and growing market/wallet share of credit union products/services.

Illinois Pricing:
Affiliate: $ 100.00
Non-Affiliate: $200.00

Out of State Pricing:
Regular: $ 150.00

Contact: Drew Kayvani (Illinois Credit Union League)
Phone: 630-983-3418
Fax: 630-983-3212
Email: drew.kayvani@ilcusys.org

Speaker: John Vardallas
Speaker Bio:
John Vardallas is an International Credit Union Business Consultant, Speaker, Author, Blogger, Sage and Founder/CEO of TheAmericanBoomeR Group, a Madison Wisconsin based Speaking/Consulting Business and Internet Enterprise dedicated primarily to developing credit union leaders and organizations reach their potential. His work as a speaker/trainer and consultant focuses on helping people become more effective, business growth strategy, World Class service and building productive work places.


Location 1:
Telephone - Quickbite - September 11, 2012: 10:00 am CT
Duration: 11:00 am CT

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