Annual Member Meeting


Annual Member Meeting

Swing for the Fences
join us

April 24-26, 2018

in st. louis, mo

Connect with peers, industry leaders and small business experts at the 2018 SBFE Annual Member Meeting. Attend this year’s meeting so you do not miss the opportunity to learn from industry leaders and advocates who will discuss current issues and trends in small business lending.

SBFE offers Members attendance to the Annual Member Meeting as a free benefit of membership.


Starting Tuesday, April 24 at 6pm - Thursday, April 26 ending at noon

 Batter Up:
Hear about the current state of SBFE and its future direction in the Annual Member Meeting, a closed-door Member only session

Swing and a Hit:
Discover how the CFPB plans to roll out the requirements to the small business community and have the opportunity to provide your feedback to Grady Hedgespeth, Assistant Director for the Office of Small Business Lending Markets, to aid in refining their plans

Headed to 1st:
Learn from SBFE Certified Vendors as they share case studies and facilitate group conversations encouraging best practice sharing among the attendees

Rounding the Bases:
Gain perspective from Vance Gudmundsen, VP Government Affairs and Data Privacy at FICO, and Andrew Smith, Partner at Covington & Burling LLP, as they present implications of Dodd Frank 1071, FinCen, and more. This session will help your organization be in a position to score

Sliding Home:
Participate in this year's Executive Roundtable where attendees will benefit from a panel discussion highlighting how to run a profitable small business lending division in a challenging regulatory and economic environment. FI's and Alternative Lenders will share their respective successes

Attend the Economic Address, presented by Dr. Cristian deRitis, Senior Director, Consumer Credit Analytics at Moody's, who will bring us home with a forward looking view of the economic landscape

The 2018 event will be held at

The Westin St. Louis

811 Spruce Street
St. Louis, MO 63102

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