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8th Annual Community Bankers Conference

April 8-10, 2019
Irving, Texas
Four Seasons Resort and Club, Dallas at Las Colinas

Foundations for the Future: Lending Strategies for Success

  • Produced by the Knowledge Center, an executive conference from S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • At this year's 8th Annual Community Bankers Conference, we will discuss how bank executives can manage their business from the inside out, responding to external developments when appropriate, but ultimately setting their institution up for success regardless of the economic or political environment.
  • In panels, networking events, and one-on-one conversations, we will discuss what it takes to lead a high-performing community bank of the future, with a focus this year on maximizing performance across your CRE and C&I portfolios. We will focus on solutions, strategies and opportunities that will help you thrive in today’s market.
  • S&P Global Market Intelligence offers unparalleled content from the industry’s leading experts, including executives of high-performing banks, so don’t miss this opportunity to get the insights you need to maximize the performance of your bank.
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2017 Highlights

This is 2018 agenda. Please check back for updates.


Hear from the top industry leaders and experts in keynote sessions, panel discussions, and break out sessions. This is list of 2018 speakers. Please check back for updates. For speaking opportunities, please email


Your registration includes all conference materials, continental breakfast, lunch both days, and an evening cocktail reception at the end of Day One.

    • Registration Fee
    • Community Bankers
    • $595 / delegate
    • Non-Bankers*
    • $1,595 / delegate

*Registration fees The Community Banker Rate applies to bank employees or directors of an FDIC-insured community financial institution.Correspondent and wholesale bankers, even if part of an FDIC-insured financial institution should register at the Non-Banker Rate.

The Non-banker Rate applies to attendees who are not bank employees or directors of an FDIC-insured financial institution, such as investment bankers, attorneys, accounting firms, other vendors and service providers. Correspondent and wholesale bankers, even if part of an FDIC-insured financial institution, as well as regulators, FHLBs and GSEs should also register at the Non-Banker Rate.

Your registration includes all conference materials, continental breakfast and lunch both days, and an evening cocktail reception at the end of Day One.

Spouse Registration

Spouses are welcome to attend the Welcome Reception and Cocktail Reception. Please contact our support team at or call us at 434-951-7786 if you wish to add this to your registration.

    • Registration Fee
    • Welcome Reception
    • $100 / delegate


Four Seasons Resort and Club, Dallas at Las Colinas

We have negotiated rates at the Four Seasons Resort and Club, Dallas at Las Colinas starting at $295 per night, excluding taxes and fees. This rate is available through March 8, 2019. Upon registering for the conference, you will receive a link to book your room online.

Looking to book before or after the conference? Please call the hotel at (972) 717-0700 for rates. The group block rate can be applied to these nights, based on availability at the hotel.

  • Four Seasons Resort and Club, Dallas at Las Colinas

    4150 North MacArthur Boulevard

    Irving, Texas, 75038


    Phone:+1 (407) 313-7777


Become a Sponsor

For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Brian Hodges at or 434-951-7628.

  • The 8th Annual SNL Community Bankers Conference is the premier forum at which influential opinion leaders, executives, board members, policy makers and Wall Street professionals put forward their visions and views of the strategic issues facing community banks. This unique conference delivers an audience of senior executives and directors of community banks with asset sizes of $100 million to $10 billion.
  • Becoming a sponsor of this executive conference will provide your company face-to-face interactions with executives eager to discuss and debate the most pressing industry issues and their solutions.
  • With our network of leading banking executives in the industry, we afford you the opportunity to have meaningful conversations at networking and entertainment events in a relaxed environment.
  • Your firm’s brand will be placed on our direct mail, email, website and a variety of other branding options at the event.
  • Take advantage of this opportunity to align your business with a leading brand in the community banks industry, S&P Global Market Intelligence.


Frequently Asked Questions

Alex, please download the S&P Networking App

The Platts Events mobile app puts conference navigation and networking at your fingertips. Available one week before the event, the mobile app gives delegates :

  • Advance access to the attendee list
  • Live agenda updates and networking activities
  • Immediate access to speaker presentations
  • Essesntial, real-time event details and notifications
  • Upload a profile photo, set up a meeting, amd more

* Platts attempts to secure as many speaker presentations as possible, however some speakers choose not to share their materials. Therefore some presentations may not become available. Additionally speaker presentations for this event are only available for download from the networking mobile app and web link

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