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28th Annual Lenders Conference
Help shape future lending practices with this premier group of innovative executives and leading decision makers

The 28th Annual Lenders Conference is an essential opportunity to develop new business relationships, where chief lending officers and chief credit officers meet to discuss the concerns and issues of a volatile lending market. By participating in this event, you will help shape future lending practices with this premier group of innovative executives and leading decision makers.

Who Should Attend

  • Chief credit officers
  • Chief lending officers
  • Credit administrators
  • Loan administrators
  • DeNovo officers

Registration

Early-Bird Registration Fees on or before February 6, 2015

CBA Member Bank $795
Non-Member Bank $1,095
Affiliate Member $1,500
Spouse Fee $495

Regular Registration Fees after February 6, 2015

CBA Member Bank $995
Non-Member Bank $1,295
Affiliate Member $1,700
Spouse Fee $495

Golf Tournament Fee

The fee to participate in the annual golf tournament is $125.

 

Note: To register as a business non-member, please refer to the Marketplace Information Brochure.

Fax registrations will be accepted, but payment must be received before the event start date.

 

Cancellation Policy

Substitutions are allowed, at no additional cost. Written notice is required for all substitutions/cancellations. The full registration fee will be refunded if written notice is received by February 13, 2015, and 50 percent if by February 27. No refunds will be provided after February 27.  Registrations made on or after February 27 are not subject to refund.

Accommodations

Location

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort
41-000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-4497
(866) 423-1195

Hotel accommodations can be made by calling the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort at (866) 423-1195. The CBA rate is $205, single or double occupancy, plus taxes and fees. Rooms are limited, please make your reservations by Friday, February 6, 2015. If the CBA room block reaches capacity before this date, the hotel may accept reservations on a space-available basis at the prevailing rates.

*The resort fee has been waived for conference attendees and includes use of the fitness center, in-room internet, local calls and more.

Agenda*

*Subject to change

Sunday, March 15, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up in Marketplace
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Golf Tournament
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration Open
  Sponsored by Kraft Opich, LLP
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Marketplace

Monday, March 16, 2015

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
  Sponsored by Kraft Opich, LLP
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in Marketplace
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Conference Welcome
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote Speaker
  Sean Snaith
  Director, University of Central Florida’s Institute
for Economic Competitiveness
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CBA Legislative, Regulatory and
Litigation Update
  Leland Chan
  SVP, General Counsel,
California Bankers Association
  Kevin Gould
  SVP, Director, State Government Relations,
California Bankers Association
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Golf Tournament Awards
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session I
  1. CRE Investment Outlook -
Northern California
   
  2. CRE Investment Outlook -
Southern California
  Bob Kline
  Senior Managing Director, Cushman
Wakefield Capital Markets
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Industry Outlook from a Bank Investor’s Viewpoint
  Aaron James Deer
  Managing Director, Equity Research
  Sandler O’Neill & Partners, LP
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Reception in Marketplace

Tuesday, March 17 2015

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
  Sponsored by Kraft Opich, LLP
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in Marketplace
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Early-Bird Session by EDR
  Leveraging Technology for Efficient
and Compliant Vendor Management
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Early-Bird Session by
The CoStar Group
  Minimize Risk, Maximize Efficiency
and Grow Revenue with
CoStar Market Analytics
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. U.S. and California Economic Outlook
  Dr. Adibi, Chapman University
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series II
  1. Ag Lending Outlook
  Corny Gallagher
  SVP, Food, Ag and Wine Executive
  Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  Jim Pisani
  SVP & Manager, Agriculture Industries
  Wells Fargo Bank
   
  2. ALLL New Model
  Scott Miller
  Partner
  Crowe Horwath
  Michael Wengel
  Partner
  Crowe Horwath
   
  3. Stress Testing Your Portfolio
  Doug Hensley
  Managing Director
  PCBB Capital Markets
   
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon & Networking
  Sponsored by Seattle Funding Group
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series III
  Repeat Series II
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. The Changing World of
M&A Credit Analysis
  David Giesen
  Managing Director
  Navigant Consulting, Inc.
4:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Exhibitor Recognition Reception
& Prize Drawings in Marketplace

 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration Open
  Sponsored by Kraft Opich, LLP
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Regulator Panel
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Closing Keynote Speaker
  Bruce Christopher
  Psychologist and Humorist
12:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns

 

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

To view detailed sponsor and exhibitor opportunities for this event, please download the Marketplace Information Brochure.

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact:

Stacy Wolfenberger
Manager of Events and Trade Show Logistics
(916) 438-4418

A few reasons your organization should sponsor and/or exhibit:

  • Maximize your company’s brand awareness and increase your market position
  • Gain direct access to CBA member banks and institutions in an exclusive environment
  • Raise your profile above your competitors
  • Learn about the issues confronting today’s financial service leaders and gain valuable insight into potential solutions
  • Shape or reinforce a positive perception of your company with California’s bank executives
  • Support the California Bankers Association, the largest non-profit banking organization serving the California financial services industry

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