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2018 ABA Annual Convention
The Arkansas Bankers Association's 128th Annual Convention will be held in the beautiful Robinson Center located downtown in our state's capital city. Our agenda brings back our fun-filled opening event - Game Night! Along with longstanding events such as the Day with the Commissioner and the Simmons Strawberry Breakfast, we will celebrate our Milestones in Banking award recipients, enjoy an entertaining show performed by dueling piano group Deuces Wild!, at DD&F's Come Together Celebration, and more! You will not want to miss this year's events. Make plans to join us this spring as we celebrate our state of banking!
Visit the 2018 Convention webpage
to view the How to Register document.
Still having issues with online registration?
to download the pdf.
4/2/2018 2:00 PM - 4/4/2018 11:30 AM
The Robinson Center / DoubleTree Hotel
424 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
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Monday, 02 April 2018
Sundaes on Monday
Convention kicks off with a warm welcome & a cool treat - check in, scoop some ice cream, and get the dish on what's going on with your colleagues from across the state from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the DoubleTree's Riverside West room.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
If you like a little friendly competition, you'll love our Game Night! Wear your team colors and challenge fellow bankers to games of Pop-A-Shot basketball, skeeball, air hockey, foosball, and more.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, 03 April 2018
Join your fellow bankers for the most important meal of the day with a spectacular view!
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
BKD Milestone Awards & Lunch
Meet and greet some of Arkansas' bank industry veterans as they are honored for their service during the fourth annual BKD Milestones in Banking Awards.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Wednesday, 04 April 2018
Simmons Strawberry Breakfast
Take part in the tradition! This marks the 60th year of the Simmons Strawberry Breakfast - be sure to join us for this wonderful breakfast on Wednesday morning.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Day with the Commissioner
Wednesday will feature the 22nd annual Day with the Commissioner hosted by the Arkansas State Bank Department. Each year, Commissioner Candace Franks schedules an information-packed speaker line up to update bankers on current topics facing the industry's changing environment.
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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How to Register
Select which event you would like to attend
Log in to see the registration options available to you. If you do not know your username and password, please email
and she will send you that information.
Click the Register Myself button (
to register someone other than yourself skip to step 5
Click Proceed to Checkout
In the pop-up box, search for the name of the person you would like to register
(if you do not see their name, send us an email and we will get them registered for you)
. If they are new employees, you can create a new contact with their information. Click Save & Close
Click Proceed to Check out
To check out you can either pay with your credit card and fill in the details or you can select Pay Later. If you select Pay Later you will notice a PO number box, please type your preferred purchase order number in this box.
Click Submit Order
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