2023 Annual Summit June 11 - June 13, 2023 Duluth, June 11 - June 13 Duluth MN Attendee registration includes: Sunday kick-off (Bent Paddle Brewing), all educational sessions (DECC), breakfast and lunch Monday and Tuesday (DECC), Monday evening dinner and Game Show Spectacular (The Garden) Terms & Conditions 2023 Annual Summit June 11 - June 13 Duluth MN Attendee registration includes: Sunday kick-off (Bent Paddle Brewing), all educational sessions (DECC), breakfast and lunch Monday and Tuesday (DECC), Monday evening dinner and Game Show Spectacular (The Garden) Terms & Conditions When 6/11/2023 6:00 PM - 6/13/2023 1:30 PM Where Duluth Sign in or create an account to register My registration status: Not registered Select programs by Day Category View all 1 - Guest Registration Options Description Guest Meal Package Guest meal package includes dinner, drinks and entertainment at Sunday's kick-off and dinner and entertainment Monday evening at The Garden. Breakfasts and lunches are on your own. Sign up separately for Tuesday’s Celebration Luncheon and Keynote. Enter guest name in the section below Category 1 - Guest Registration Options Time 6/11/2023 6:00 PM - 6/13/2023 1:30 PM 6/11/2023 6:00 PM Child Meal Package (between 5 and 12) Child meal package includes dinner, drinks and entertainment at Sunday's kick-off and dinner and entertainment Monday evening at The Garden. Breakfasts and lunches are on your own. Sign up separately for Tuesday’s Celebration Luncheon and Keynote. Enter name(s) in the section below Category 1 - Guest Registration Options Time 6/11/2023 6:00 PM - 6/13/2023 1:30 PM 6/11/2023 6:00 PM Child Meal Package (under 5) Child meal package includes dinner, drinks and entertainment at Sunday's kick-off and dinner and entertainment Monday evening at The Garden. Breakfasts and lunches are on your own. Sign up separately for Tuesday’s Celebration Luncheon and Keynote. Enter name(s) in the section below Category 1 - Guest Registration Options Time 6/11/2023 6:00 PM - 6/13/2023 1:30 PM 6/11/2023 6:00 PM Celebration Luncheon - Guest There is much to celebrate! We’ll highlight the accomplishments of the last twelve months with 22-23 Board Chair Rich Hoban and preview some exciting new things on the horizon for the Association with incoming Chair Doug Tate. We’ll also recognize the exceptional contributions to the banking industry of the newest inductees to the Pioneer Bankers Club. This distinguished group consists of MBA member bankers who have devoted 50 years or more of service to the banking industry. Enter guest name(s) in the section below Category 1 - Guest Registration Options Time 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM 6/13/2023 11:00 AM 2 - Monday Breakout Session Description Ag Session: More Money, More Money, More Money Dr. Jason Henderson Join in an insightful discussion of monetary and fiscal stimulus and the prospects for inflation. Dr. Henderson will also explore the impacts of inflation on U.S. agriculture and what happens when the Federal Reserve responds to inflation. A nationally recognized expert in agricultural and rural issues, Jason R. Henderson is the Senior Associate Dean in the Purdue University College of Agriculture and Director of Purdue Extension. Category 2 - Monday Breakout Session Time 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM 6/12/2023 7:00 AM 3 - Monday Optional Activities Description Glass Blowing at Lake Superior Art Glass **Optional Outing** Create your very own custom glassware in Lake Superior Art Glass's Wine Goblet Class! Experience the art of glassblowing in our full-service studio. In this beginner class, you'll work in front of a live torch while you mix, match, and combine color rods to form a wine glass stem true to you. Don't like wine? No worries! Swap it out for a Martini glass or Bubbly flute at no extra cost. Once you've finished — cool off with a complimentary glass of your favorite shade! An assortment of wines will be available after the torches have been put out. Participants will make one stem each, carefully welded to a base and top by our knowledgeable glassblowing instructors and will have the opportunity to make additional glasses for $45/each. Limit: 25 people Bringing a guest? Enter the name(s) in the section below. Category 3 - Monday Optional Activities Time 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM 6/12/2023 12:30 PM Whitewater Rafting on Upper St. Louis River **Optional Outing** Ready for some adventure? Swiftwater Adventures will be our whitewater rafting guide through a semi-wilderness area with rugged outcrops, tall pines, abundant wildlife, and challenging rapids! No special skills are required other than being physically able to paddle and no prior experience is necessary. All rafts will have professional, in-raft guides steering the rafts, as well as a safety kayaker in the group. Children eight and up are welcome with a parent or guardian. You will have an unbelievable time and will be so glad you decided to go “Swiftwater Rafting”!! Limit: 75 people Bringing a guest? Enter the name(s) in the section below. Category 3 - Monday Optional Activities Time 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM 6/12/2023 2:00 PM 4 - Golf Tournament Description MBA Golf Scramble Enjoy an afternoon at Northland Country Club’s stunning 18-hole Donald Ross-designed golf course, recognized as one of the top 5 in Minnesota. Our annual 18-hole scramble includes fantastic networking, prizes, contests and more, all on a wooded, gently rolling course with amazing views of Lake Superior. Golfers of all skill levels are welcome! Limit: 108 people 11:45 AM: Check-in & Lunch 1:00 PM: Shotgun Start Click "Add" then enter your golf foursome below if you have a preference. Note that naming your golf foursome does not mean the other golfers are registered for the tournament. To ensure golfing with your chosen foursome, each golfer must individually register for golf. Bankers have first priority in golf registration. Limit two golfers per associate member company and two per sponsor company. Foursomes will be assigned as received and confirmation will be sent prior to the tournament to all paid players. Registrants without a foursome listed will be assigned to other foursome groups as they are received. Golf cancellations received before Thursday, June 1, 2023, are subject to a cancellation fee of 25% of the golf tournament fee per person or you may send a substitute. All golf cancellations received on or after Thursday, June 1, 2023 will be subject to a cancellation fee of 75% of the golf tournament fee or you may send a substitute. The full golf tournament fee will be charged for withdrawing after the event or a no-show. Category 4 - Golf Tournament Time 11:45 AM - 5:00 PM 6/12/2023 11:45 AM 5 - Tuesday Breakout Sessions Description Ag Session: Update on Federal Agricultural Policy Ed Elfmann, ABA Learn how the current agricultural economy and political leadership is shaping agricultural policy and the upcoming 2023 Farm Bill including an overview of USDA, Congressional leadership, and other important players in the agricultural policy world during this Farm Bill. Lastly, you’ll take away valuable resources in the agricultural finance space that can help you and your customers. This is a can’t miss for all ag lenders! Category 5 - Tuesday Breakout Sessions Time 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM 6/13/2023 7:00 AM Classified! The Military’s Top Secret Leadership Secrets Dr. Mary Kelly Ridiculous gossip, petty competition, office drama...it's the stuff you tell your spouse about over the dinner table. We laugh and exchange knowing glances, but it's also what's keeping your organization from being successful. Workplace distraction and personal agendas are what prohibit your team from being productive and accomplishing their goals. Goals are something that the military knows a lot about! How do the armed forces deal with these challenges and turn immature personalities into cooperative and successful team members? Retired Navy Commander, Dr. Mary C. Kelly will let you in on the top secrets of the military and how they can turn your team around. Category 5 - Tuesday Breakout Sessions Time 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM 6/13/2023 8:45 AM The Ins and Outs (So Far) of Cannabis Beverage Mfg Laura & Colin Mullen, Bent Paddle Brewing The legalization of hemp cannabis last summer has created a boom in THC products. Learn from two Bent Paddle Brewing Co. co-founders about why and how they entered the cannabis beverage and edible manufacturing scene and all the ins and outs they have learned thus far about producing and selling THC/CBD products legally and safely in Minnesota, including their banking relationships. Category 5 - Tuesday Breakout Sessions Time 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM 6/13/2023 8:45 AM Top Trends Transforming Retail Banking in 2023 Joe Sullivan The speed and scope of change is not likely to slow down in 2023 and it is essential for bankers to know and understand the powerful forces that are currently shaping retail banking. We’ll explore relevant trends can help you proactively adapt and be ready for what’s next. Category 5 - Tuesday Breakout Sessions Time 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM 6/13/2023 8:45 AM Cryptocurrency Adoption Opportunities Jesse McGannon Blockchain technologies and their instant payments capabilities are on fintech’s horizon, but what does crypto mean for financial institutions now and into the future? Tailored for financial institutions, we’ll look at a curated summary of recent news and emerging use cases around cryptocurrencies. We’ll focus on the trends, potential impacts, new policies, and reasons why there’s a need to prepare for blockchain-driven changes immediately. Category 5 - Tuesday Breakout Sessions Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/13/2023 10:00 AM How a Strong Internal Brand Enhances Employee Retention Tim Pannell Everywhere you read today you see something about “The Great Exodus” concerning employees. No doubt, the pandemic has impacted corporate America and the workforce. It is a challenge to be able to find and keep great talent. We’ll discuss the value of brand and its relationship to retaining quality employees, the characteristics of a great internal brand strategy and the elements of communicating that brand message. The goal of each organization should be to move the employee currency from compensation to a belief system that unites and ignites the entire human capital of the organization. A great brand can attract quality talent to the bank and retain that talent within the organization. Category 5 - Tuesday Breakout Sessions Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/13/2023 10:00 AM Midwest Ski Resort—One Family’s Experience Charles and Charlotte Skinner, Lutsen Mountains Running a ski resort could be compared to running a bank, including such questions as multi-generational succession, buyouts, to expand or not and navigating regulatory priorities. Then, add in integrating several companies into a single team and season variations, weather and a pandemic and you’ve got a lot to think about. The family behind Lutsen Mountains, perhaps Minnesota’s most famous ski resort, will share their story and talk about lessons learned along the way. Category 5 - Tuesday Breakout Sessions Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/13/2023 10:00 AM Username Password Keep me signed in Forgot username? | Forgot password?