Exhibitor Registration is now available for the 2020 CBA Convention & Trade Show, July 15-17, 2020 – Marriott Hotel, Overland Park, KS.

Don’t miss this outstanding educational and networking event. View Exhibitor Brochure here.

Attention Exhibitors:  If you’ve joined us at CBA’s Trade Show over the years, you know it’s not your average trade show. We hope you’ll join us again for the 42nd Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Marriott in Overland Park, Kansas. This year, we’re continuing the seven-minute stage demonstrations for exhibiting companies to introduce their business, product or service to the audience. This creates a focused opportunity to tell your company’s innovative story.

Two Opportunities Are Available to Exhibitors: (Reserve Yours Before April 10, 2020, for Best Rates!) 
Demonstration Company Exhibitor
Traditional Exhibitor

How To Reserve Your Spot:
Complete the enclosed Exhibitor Application and Contract and return it to Yvonna Hansen at yvonna@cbak.com. Demonstration time slots are given out a on first-come, first-served basis so sign up early! For questions or more information, email Yvonna Hansen or call 785.271.1404. We look forward to seeing you CBA’s Annual Convention & Trade Show!

View Exhibitor Brochure and Application.

Check out these images from the 2019 CBA Convention! 

Thank you to our 2019 CBA Convention Sponsors:

Bank Financial Services Group

ICBA Bancard/TCM Bank
ICBA Securities

Bankers’ Bank of Kansas
Bankers Healthcare Group
Financial Management Services, Inc. (FMSI)
Fitech Payments
Harland Clarke

The Baker Group
Community Bankers Webinar Network
FHLBank Topeka
Hyatt Regency Wichita
Spencer Fane, LLP
S&P Global
UNICO Group, Inc.
Windsor Mortgage Solutions

View Our 2019 Convention Speaker Lineup:

Rich Bratten


Rich Bratten and Bank Financial Services Group has been an endorsed partner with CBA for almost 20 years. Chances are you have met and seen Rich around Kansas or at a CBA event. Rich has many talents and has agreed to partner with CBA again by agreeing to emcee at this year’s convention.

Eric Cook

Community Banking and the Amazon Effect

Nationwide, consumers and small businesses use Amazon for instant gratification. (Hey Alexa…). It’s no surprise that the need for speed and the expectation of ubiquity has spread to every industry, even banking. Learn five ways your bank can begin to change its culture to communicate and deploy a successful Amazon-like experience.

Bruce Woner

Legal Update

Outcomes and decisions from Kansas cases across 2018 and 2019 will be reviewed. The lessons to be taken from these decisions will be explained, in addition to other topics of interest to community banks.

Ryan Kuhns

Farmer Mac’s Perspective on Current Conditions in the Ag Economy and Key Factors to Keep an Eye On

During this session Ryan will discuss how trends in the farm economy have impacted farmer’s financial conditions, as well as key factors affecting farmer and lender credit decisions.

Tim Kemp

The State of Banking in Kansas

Tim will discuss the financial condition of State Banks in Kansas as well as challenges and opportunities facing the banking industry.

Kevin Tweddle

The Future of Banking

How are community banks changing the way they do business to account for the digital transformation occurring in the banking industry today? We will discuss why community banks are looking to fintech’s for assistance and the best practices for successful fintech partnerships. We will focus on what the future of banking looks like, how emerging technologies will play a role in the bank going forward, personnel challenges and more. We will highlight the growing competition in the space and provide resources to assist with the innovation and fintech partnership process.

Marci Penner & WenDee Rowe

Exploring the Nooks and Crannies of Kansas.

Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe went on a four-year statewide journey to research for a Kansas guidebook. They will share some of the interesting, yet lesser known, places of the state with you through pictures and stories.

Jim Reber

The Changing Landscape of Community Bank Investing

One of the best examples of efficiencies in community banking is the manner in which managers have altered their investment portfolios over the last three years. The typical securities holdings have evolved since 2016 to take advantage of market inefficiencies, changes in tax code and interest rate guidance. We will review the components of a well-structured investment portfolio and its role in the overall balance sheet. We will also suggest some strategies for improving the risk/reward profile of your securities holdings.

Preston Kennedy

ICBA Update

Preston L. Kennedy is chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA). He is the President and CEO of Zachary Bancshares Inc., in Zachary, Louisiana. Kennedy has served in many leadership roles at ICBA. He also serves as Executive Committee liaison to the Consumer Financial Services Committee. He lives in Baton Rouge, La., with his wife and serves on many community organizations and boards. They have six children and twelve grandchildren.

Save the Date: July 15-17, 2020 –  The 2020 CBA Convention and Trade Show will be held at the Marriott in Overland Park, KS, 10800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park KS. To make reservations call (800)228-9290. The dates are July 15 – 17, 2020. Don’t miss this outstanding educational and networking event.

Speakers include:

Dan Meers, the NFL KC Chiefs Wolf Mascot

Dan is widely known as KC Wolf, the official mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs. He travels throughout the United States and the world entertaining thousands of people both in and out of costume. Dan is in high demand not only as a mascot but also as a humorous and motivational speaker to audiences of all ages. His enthusiasm, optimism and love for life are contagious and makes Dan an inspiration to all those he meets.

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