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Banking Forums | Illinois Bankers Association

These exclusive peer to peer groups were created by bankers for bankers to provide open forums for the learning and sharing of ideas.

CFO Forum

Designed to provide chief financial officers and senior financial managers the opportunity to network in a comfortable and professional environment. Facilitated by RSM US LLP and Plante Moran, the forum helps strengthen important ties with fellow community bank CFOs and financial managers, and examines issues with a fresh perspective. The Forum meets three times a year. The forum will be held in a Chicagoland and Central Illinois location that is most convenient for a majority of participants.

Springfield: May 3, August 9, December 6
Schaumburg: May 10, August 23, December 6

Human Resources Forum

Designed to provide HR officers, executives and others overseeing HR functions within their financial institutions an opportunity to share ideas, information, and challenges with fellow human resource officers. Expect a lively, open discussion on employment issues facilitated by the legal and human resource experts. The valuable peer-to-peer interaction is provided at each meeting.

Springfield: May 22, October 15
Downers Grove: May 21 | River Forest: October 16

Marketing forum

Provides a platform and opportunity for Marketing staff to exchange ideas freely, dissect problems and discuss vital issues with peers. You will have the opportunity to discuss industry trends and challenges as well as review a wide-range of developments that affect bank marketing strategies, tactics and results.

Peru: May 15, November 13
Springfield: May 16, November 14

Small bank ceo FORUM

Provides chief executive officers with the means to constructively examine pressing issues, exchange ideas and share solutions among colleagues in a comfortable and professional environment.

Nashville: May 22, August 15, November 7
Bloomington: May 23, August 29, November 14

Technology & Operations Forum

IT and operations officers are constantly challenged by the need to ensure they have up-to-date resources to stay on top of the ever-evolving regulatory, risk management, cost conscious and productivity-driven banking environment.

Bloomington: April 12, August 16, November 15