North Dakota Bankers
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2019 Tri-State Trust Conference

April 29 - May 1
Hilton Garden Inn, Fargo ND

Trust Presentations:

The Tri-State Trust Conference is held each April in Fargo. It focuses on trust officers' unique responsibilities and their need for quality information and training to serve customers. The conference features two days of educational sessions led by experts in the business of trust and wealth management.
Sessions may include investment management, recent developments in estate planning, economic update, fiduciary responsibilities, retirement planning, ethics, and behavioral finance. National trust, legal, accounting, and retirement planning experts present sessions in this unique event for trust and wealth management professionals, attorneys, CPAs and others in related fields.
Sponsorship Opportunities
Don't miss out on this excellent opportunity to gain additional exposure in front of your current trust clientele and new prospects. By sponsoring an event or item you gain the visible recognition of a leading organization, build brand equity and create a remembrance of your involvement at this conference. For information on how to maximize your exposure, please contact Dorothy Lick, SVP of Education at

2019 Compliance School

May 6-10, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott, Bismarck ND


Because compliance is one of the most crucial and consuming issues in the banking industry, the NDBA Bank Compliance School is offered each spring during odd-numbered years. 

Constant changes and the highly charged regulatory environment make up-to-date information more important than ever to your bank. As a major resource for banking education, NDBA ensures that bankers have the latest knowledge and preparation they need to properly handle compliance issues through NDBA bank compliance training. 

Led by nationally-known compliance experts, the program has been tailored to address regulator "hot buttons" and ensures attendees will:
  • Develop an understanding of federal laws and regulations
  • Develop basic management skills and effective techniques for compliance administration
  • Receive instruction designed to supplement in-bank training programs and benefit students through exposure to the experience and knowledge of other students

2019 Directors Workshop

May 23, 2019
Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck ND

Information coming soon

Keynote Speaker: David Kemp - President of Bankers Management, Inc. McDonough, BA

Who Should Attend:

All directors of the bank as well as CEO, COO and other relevant senior management.

2019 SDBA/NDBA Annual Convention

June 2-4, 2019
Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center, Sioux Falls SD



Evolving digital technologies, shifting consumer preferences and increasing competition are creating new challenges for banks. As the banking industry is being transformed, there is uncertainty around what the future of the industry will look like over the next decade. Are you ready to re-imagine the future of banking? 

The South Dakota Bankers Association invites you to FOCUS FORWARD at the 2019 SDBA/NDBA Annual Convention on June 2-4 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center & Sheraton Sioux Falls. Attendees can explore new pathways, seek innovative partners and motivate to embrace the future of banking at this year’s annual convention. 

2020 LEAD360 Conference

Spring 2020
Courtyard by Marriott, Bismarck ND

NDBA's LEAD360 Conference provides tools that have immediate impact! Increase performance, develop leadership skills and foster team productivity. Plus...gain strategic information to enhance personal effectiveness.
This two-day conference is designed to bring together professionals from various areas of the bank to focus on new trends in the financial services industry, learn best practices of leading community banks and acquire valuable insight into high-performance cultures.
Who should attend?
Lead360 is designed for banking leaders in marketing, sales, lending, human resources, customer service and branch management.

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