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  • Equias Alliance
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The ABA Mega Conference combines seven of our annual events into one awesome professional development and networking event with an on-site trade show. Events taking place during the ABA Mega Conference include:

Agricultural Lending Conference

Monday, October 23
The Agricultural Lending Conference provides high-quality, timely, and practical financial tools and economic information to both lenders and producers.

Who Attends: Ag Lenders, Ag Officers, Credit Managers and Analysts, Community Bank CEOs, and Bank Customers

Bank Executives

Tuesday, October 24
The Bank Executives track is designed to meet the needs of various bank executives who wish to receive critical updates on the industry.

Who Attends: Bank Directors, Executive Management, and Shareholders

Leadership Conference

Tuesday, October 24
The Leadership Conference provides bankers with a chance to enhance their leadership skills, listen to motivating speakers, and network with colleagues from across the state.

Who Attends: Bankers who would like to further their leadership skills and network with colleagues from across the state

Marketing Conference

Monday, October 23
Centered on bank marketing strategies, the Marketing Conference features speakers on a range of topics, helping bank marketers stay ahead of current trends.

Who Attends: Bankers responsible for marketing, public relations, and advertising


Tuesday, October 24
Bank security officers are challenged each day to be aware of the perils affecting their banks, while also modifying the policies, procedures and practices to prevent losses. The Security track provides topics to address the security issues and concerns these officers face each day.

Who Attends: Security Officers, Cash Management Officers, Bank Legal Counsel, Operations Managers, and Chief Information Officers

Technology Conference

Wednesday, October 25
The Technology Conference is structured to give Arkansas bankers an understanding of the products available today, and how to use them to both benefit customers and safeguard data.

Who Attends: IT Officers, Technology Managers, Chief Information Officers, and IT Committee Members

Trust Conference

Wednesday, October 25
The role of a hometown bank’s trust department is a unique one — from assisting with estate and retirement planning to staying current on very specific legal and ethical responsibilities. The Trust Conference brings together professionals from across the state to discuss the tools and strategies needed to best serve bank customers.

Who Attends: Trust Officers, Wealth & Private Banking Directors, Senior Financial Advisors, Personal Bankers, Estate Planning Attorneys, Senior Level Executives, and Portfolio Managers

Little Rock Marriott
3 Statehouse Plaza
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

Group Rate: $159 per night, plus applicable room tax
Group Rate Deadline: September 29, 2017
Group Name: Arkansas Bankers Association
Online Reservations: Reserve your room online by clicking here to receive the ABA group rate.

Due to changes in the app store, our mobile apps are now web based. The video below shows you how to create a shortcut to the Mega Conference.

  • John Anderson, Malvern National Bank
  • Natalie Bartholomew, Grand Savings Bank
  • Gene Crawford, Citizens Bank
  • Dave Dickson, Union Bank & Trust
  • Blake Fletcher, Stone Bank
  • Lisa Jackson, First National Bank of Wynne
  • Randy Scott, Farmers Bank & Trust
  • Mike Shepard, One Bank & Trust
  • Sandy Starnes, Citizens Bank