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Early-Bird Pricing Ends January 9 - Don't Miss it!

Don't miss out on this opportunity for credit union leaders to take part in this important advocacy outreach effort. Early-bird pricing ends January 9, 2015—click here to register!

This year's agenda includes:
 
February 9, 2015
 
9 - 10 a.m. Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting, Vinca Room
 
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. MCUA Board of Directors Meeting, Capitol View Room
 
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Heartland Business Services Meeting, Rose Room
 
1 - 1:30 p.m. Registration, Mochas
 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Tell Your Story, Share the Brand: Insights for Sharing Your Message, Bella Vista Room—Josh Allison, Think Café 
Great organizations stand out by not just selling products and services but sharing the story behind them. Defined less by traditional demographics and more by shared values, savvy consumers are twice as likely to try new things, become brand advocates on social media and reward or punish brands based on corporate actions. Join Josh as we examine this new consumer opportunity and the narrative marketing techniques needed to help tell your credit union story and gain the attention of your legislators and community.
 
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
 
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Federal Legislative Issues for Credit Unions, Bella Vista Room—Amy McLard, MCUA & John McKechnie, Total Spectrum 
There’s a new Congress in Washington, D.C. and plenty of issues at hand affecting credit unions and members. Find out the latest details about what’s happening on the federal level and the action steps credit unions in Missouri can take to strengthen our efforts. It’s a perfect time to prepare for action at home and on Capitol Hill, in advance of visits with lawmakers during the Governmental Affairs Conference.
 
3:45 - 4 p.m. Break
 
4 - 5 p.m. State Legislative Briefing, Bella Vista Room—Amy McLard & David Kent, MCUA 
Missouri’s General Assembly is in full swing during the Missouri Credit Union Association’s Annual Advocacy Meeting. This session will provide an overview of legislation that affects – or could potentially affect – credit unions and their members, the issues of concern and how best to address them with lawmakers during your meetings with lawmakers.
 
6 - 7 p.m. Reception with Legislators, Magnolia Ballroom
 
7 - 8:30 p.m. Dinner with Legislators, Magnolia Ballroom
 
February 10, 2015
 
7:15 - 8 a.m. Advocacy Breakfast, Bella Vista Room
 
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Visit Capitol/Legislator Meetings, State Capitol
 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch and Debrief at the Capitol, State Capitol

Hotel Reservations
The DoubleTree has created a webpage for this event to help simplify the reservation process. You may also contact the hotel by phone to make your reservations. The discounted room rate will be available until January 23 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.
 
Visit http://goo.gl/b74HiU to make hotel reservations online. When making reservations by phone, be sure to use the code MCA.
 
Hotel Ph: 573.636.5101
Hotel Fax: 573.636.9664
 
Hotel Room Rates (per night):
Standard king/double: $114
Deluxe room: $124
Suites: 169
 
Conference Investment
The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is offering tiered pricing (shown below) for eligible credit unions. Conference fees include all materials, speaker fees and meals.

Asset Size Discount On/Before 1.9 After 1.9
<$9.99M 75% $63 $63
$10-$19.99M 50% $125 $125
$20-$29.99M 25% $187 $187
$30M + n/a $199 $249
Spouse/Guest n/a $99 $129

Questions? Contact Maria Langston, 314.542.1344. Click here to register.