Future Branches 2018

December 03 - 05, 2018

Hilton Austin, Austin, TX

1 (888) 482.6012

Speak, Exhibit, Sponsor at Future Branches

Get Noticed. Own the Show.

Sponsorship comes in many shapes and sizes.
Our priority is getting you in the spotlight in a way that's
perfect for your business.

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The Future Branches Experience

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More Buyers Than Sellers

Limited vendor participation makes it easy for you to get business done. Future Branches doesn’t feel like a stuffy tradeshow because it isn't one. We’re proud of our industry! And in fact, we're the industry's only event that brings together more buyers than sellers.

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To Us, You're VIP

We give you permission to fully embrace The Future Branches Experience. Download our event app (yes, you get total access). Attend all of the networking sessions. Unwind at a luxury resort. Enjoy your stay with us – You deserve it.

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Targeting Made Easy

Get face to face with exactly who you want to meet in just the right way. Awesome opportunities like hosting a private event (anyone up for a bowling party?), 1-to-1 meetings, and evening receptions make networking at Future Branches easy.

Sponsor Future Branches

EXHIBIT

Fully customizable exhibit opportunities. Committing early guarantees you first pick at a prime, high-traffic booth location.

SPEAK

Sessions worked into the agenda specifically for you. Campaign branding. Speaking opportunities from keynotes (full audience) to tracks and panels (segmented audience) to roundtable hosting (targeted audience) and more. Limited availability.

NETWORK

Host one of our invite-only events. High-touch and high-visibility options available right now and selling out.

BRANDING

Turnkey options available. Branding can be add-on or standalone, big and bold or targeted and subtle. We've got ideas to help you own the show.

THE EXTRAS

1-to-1 meetings portal, full app access, the annual attendee 'spend report' and insights sheet, and lead-advancement opportunities post event

“Future Branches caters specifically to a niche conversation… Future Branches put us at the center of conversations, and allowed us to continue to be thought leaders…”

Adrenaline, Experience Design Agency

The Future Branches Audience

From the “Billon Dollar Club” to the start-ups, our attendees are right in the sweet spot. Future Branches is for senior-level branch experience executives who want to bring value to their businesses while remaining innovative and ahead of the curve.

This is a one of a kind community and the perfect balance of quality, quantity and variety.

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Hot Topics at Future Branches 2018

Educating Customer On What’s New In Branch

  • Establish a plan to make customers aware of big changes within the branch
  • Ensure that regular transactions run seamlessly so new systems/structures aren’t perceived as a burden
  • Utilizing staff in the most effective way possible, and ensuring they’re at hand and ready to explain new technology and aspects of the branch

Speakers:

Colleen Vukelic, Vice President, Director, North American Sales and Service Platforms and Channel Migration, BMO Financial Group

Designing The Perfect Space for The Customer

  • How to efficiently use space to reflect branch goals
  • Maintaining identity of brand within an updated space that implements new designs and tech
  • Using the physical building to market the brand
  • Keeping things comfortable and inviting while still maintaining a futuristic environment with easy to use tech

Speakers:

Matthew Gaspari, Chief Operating Officer, Tuscon Federal Credit Union

Randy Bresee, VP Member Experience, Rivermark Community Credit Union

Vernon Williams, Vice President, Retail Banking, Bethpage Federal Credit Union

The Ultimate Balancing Act: Man vs. Machine

  • Finding the ideal balance between self service, assisted self service or full teller service
  • Identifying regions where new technology can be implemented based on demographic
  • Developing a customer first mentality when thinking about this balance
  • Providing multiple channels for customers to interact, whether in branch or online

Speakers:

Greg Peter, Head of Store Strategy and Transformation, TD

Derrick Harris, VP of Branch Operations and Items Processing, PenFed

Carl Schwab, Vice President, Branch Operations Projects and Training, Navy Federal Credit Union

Ann-Marie Katzer, Vice President-Retail Sales and Service, American Eagle Financial Credit Union

Joe Gnorski, Vice President, Sales-LatAm, Marketing-Americas, Glory

Stefanie Rupert, CEO, Collins Community Credit Union

Picking the Best In-Branch Technology That Works For Both Employees and Customers

  • Knowing the customer’s core reasons for visiting the branch and how best to assist them
  • Implementing the right technology based on customer needs

Speakers:

Andres Cueto, Corporate Real Estate - Portfolio Director, South Texas and East Regions, BBVA Compass

Steve Previs, VP of Retail Transformation, Digital Experience, PNC

Jeff Majka, IT Business Relationship Manager, M&T Bank

Patrick Myron, Senior Vice President, Retail Network Strategy & Sales Analytics, Rockland Trust

Training and Developing Employees to Become Universal Tellers

  • Implementing gamification, mentorship and rewards
  • Giving branch employees the skills they need to become universal bankers
  • Soft skills training for current employees
  • Ensuring employees are well-versed in banking and able to complete complex transactions

Speakers:

Kari Solomonson, Vice President, Retail Team Leader, People’s State Bank

Cassie Page, SVP Retail Sales Coordinator, First National Bank

Krystal Adams, VP of Member Experience, Tuscon Federal Credit Union

Keeping Afloat During M&A

  • Ensuring new branches are consistent with the brand
  • Merging leadership, departments and frontline employees
  • Using M&A as an opportunity to press the reset button on policies or procedures
  • Bringing new products under the brand umbrella
  • Learning about new markets
  • Merging core systems, data and other pieces of technology

Speakers:

Chuck Frederick, Director of Retail, Midland States Bank

FAQs on Future Branches

Why can't I see pricing?

Sponsorship is completely customized to your goals. We come up with the perfect package for you, then work out a fair price second.

Do you offer any sponsorship consulting or assistance?

Yes. One of the reasons our sponsors keep choosing Future Branches is because of the excellent customer service we provide. Our staff is not outsourced, and we're with you every step of the way. 

Learn more about the sales tools & guidance we provide before the event by reaching out here.


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