The CUAD New Ideas Conference is a unique, fun-filled learning experience that provides credit union leaders with rewarding networking opportunities. At New Ideas, we’ll dive into the latest trends, industry disrupters, and develop cutting-edge ideas together. Not only is the venue unique, attendees learn to think in new ways as they are pushed to use their imagination and ingenuity while stepping outside of their comfort zones to find creative solutions for growth and inspiration.

 

Monday, October 2, 2017 - Prairie Berry East Bank Winery, Sioux Falls

* 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
- Attendee Registration

* 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Dinner Buffet
- Back to the Future: Can Your CU Be Too Innovative? with Ryan Foss, Managing Director of Innovation, Filene
- Welcome Reception

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Prairie Berry East Bank Winery, Sioux Falls

    8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
    Breakfast

    * 9:00 a.m. - Noon 
    CULedger with Rick Crantson, Director of Business and Product Development, Mountain West CU Association
    CUNA Awareness with Jeff Olson, President/CEO, CUAD;
    - Networking Break
    Squirrels and Shiny Objects, Stop Chasing and Make Innovation Work with Ryan Foss, Managing  Director of Innovation, Filene

    * 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Networking Lunch

    * 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    The ROI of Gratitude with Nanci Wilson, Training & Education Director at North Star Community Credit Union
    What’s NYIB? with Tera Heiser, Marketing Coordinator, Town & Country Credit Union
    CU Social Good with Katie Dressler, VP Communications and Awareness, CUAD
    - Children's Miracle Network & Cure Kids Cancer with Erin (Rohrer) Sanderson, Development Manager, Sanford Health Foundation
    Analytics and Your Brand with Mike Vetter, President, Data Sync Solutions

    * 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
    - Wine Pairing Experience (optional)

    * 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    - Dinner on your Own

    * 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
    - Pub Crawl, Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas Fundraiser (optional)

    Wednesday October 4, 2017 - Prairie Berry East Bank Winery, Sioux Falls

    * Breakfast On Your Own and Check Out Of Hilton

    9:30 a.m. – Noon

    - Sioux Falls Area Credit Union Leaders Panel
    - Networking Break
    FUN! The Ultimate Differentiator, with Matt Purvis, Chief Experience Officer, Northwest Community Credit Union

    - Closing Wrap Up



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    All times are Central Time
    Agenda subject to change

    The CUAD New Ideas Conference is a unique, fun-filled learning experience that provides credit union leaders with rewarding networking opportunities. At New Ideas, we’ll dive into the latest trends, industry disrupters, and develop cutting-edge ideas together. Not only is the venue unique, attendees learn to think in new ways as they are pushed to use their imagination and ingenuity while stepping outside of their comfort zones to find creative solutions for growth and inspiration.

    Conference Location
    Prairie Berry East Bank Winery
    322 East 8th Street
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota



    Hotel Information

    Hilton Garden Inn Sioux Falls Downtown
    201 East 8th Street
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    Make your reservations today at the Hilton Garden Inn Sioux Falls Downtown by calling 605.444.4704. Be sure to indicate you are with the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas to receive the special rate of  $155 per room plus tax. *Rooms will be released on Friday, September 1, 2017. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and checkout time is 12:00 p.m.


      Payment Instructions

      Fee

      Full event registration includes Monday evening's activities for $299. Please preregister by Friday, September 15, 2017.

      Anyone unable to attend the conference in full is invited to attend Monday evening's programming (5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) for the stand-alone registration fee of $55.



        

      Please make checks payable to:

      Credit Union Association of the Dakotas
      2005 North Kavaney Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58501



      Refund Policy

      The Association reserves the right to bill the credit union for any meal charges passed on by the hotel due to a no-show or late cancellation occurring three business days prior to the session. Substitute registrations are welcome
      . For questions contact the CUAD office at 701.250.3924 or 800.279.6328, ext. 3924.  
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      The CUAD New Ideas Conference is a unique, fun-filled learning experience that provides credit union leaders with rewarding networking opportunities. At New Ideas, we’ll dive into the latest trends, industry disrupters, and develop cutting-edge ideas together. Not only is the venue unique, attendees learn to think in new ways as they are pushed to use their imagination and ingenuity while stepping outside of their comfort zones to find creative solutions for growth and inspiration.

       
      Wine Pairing Experience
      Learn how wine can make your favorite foods sing. Led by a Prairie Berry East Bank Event host, the Wine Pairing Program is a one-hour educational course that features Prairie Berry Winery wines paired with our chef's selection of artisan cheeses, housemade complements and other gourmet selections. Enjoy several delicious pairings while you learn why some wines elevate the flavors of your favorite foods and why others do the opposite. 

      Fun event for all! 

      Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas 7th Annual Pub Crawl Networking Event!

      Due to the overwhelming response from attendees, we have decided to do this fundraiser for the Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas once more! The cost to attend this event is $70 per person. 

      We will be going to the following bars: (subject to change)
      • Fernson Brewing Company - 201 N. Weber Ave
      • Remedy Brewing Company - 401 East 8th Street
      • Monks House of Ale Repute - 420 East 8th Street

      All beverages must be finished before we leave each bar. You will receive five drink tickets which can only be used during the pub crawl.

      The Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas' (CUFD) is a unique shared investment program that strengthens the credit union movement throughout the Dakotas, across the U.S. and worldwide. CUFD mission statement is To establish a charitable Credit Union Foundation so that we can sustain long lasting contributions with a more significant impact on our Dakota credit unions and their communities they serve.

      This year you will receive a t-shirt to wear during the Pub Crawl instead of the mug. Be sure to mark your size on the registration form. T-shirt size must be placed by Friday, September 1, if you register after September 1 you will receive an X-Large t-shirt. 



      Pub Crawl Sponsors:




      Community Service Event - Our "giving back" project this year will be the Sanford Children's Hospital in Sioux Falls. We will be collecting the items on Monday night and Tuesday morning. To present during the Tuesday afternoon session. Here is a list of items that they can use:
      * Adult pants with elastic bands (for parents when they do not expect to have long stays at the hospital or did not pack clothes)
      * Gift cards to Walmart, HyVee, or gas cards
      * Disney Spinners (ordered directly from Disney) these help distract kids during long/large procedures
      * Hygiene items (small hair products, tooth brushes, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.) for when patients stay longer than expected or do not have funds.
      * Toys/games for play rooms 

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      The CUAD New Ideas Conference is a unique, fun-filled learning experience that provides credit union leaders with rewarding networking opportunities. At New Ideas, we’ll dive into the latest trends, industry disrupters, and develop cutting-edge ideas together. Not only is the venue unique, attendees learn to think in new ways as they are pushed to use their imagination and ingenuity while stepping outside of their comfort zones to find creative solutions for growth and inspiration.
       
      CUAD's Seventh Annual New Ideas Conference will be held October 2-4, 2017 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at the Prairie Berry Winery. 

      A $1,800 sponsorship (CAP vendors $1,500) of the New Ideas Conference provides your company:
      * One registration for your company representative for all events. Each additional attendee is $400.
      * To be listed on the registration website as a sponsor.
      * To submit one informational article in The Memo our daily newsletter prior to the New Ideas Conference
      * Your logo on our conference executive bag
      * If you sponsor a meal or session, you may have a few minutes to speak, or introduce the speaker.

        Each registration sponsorship will include an additional event sponsorship - you choose the sponsorship. Only one sponsorship per vendor. Sponsorship's are on a first come, first serve basis.

        # Monday Dinner Buffet - Taken
        # Back to the Future: Can Your CU be to Innovative Session - Taken
        # Reception at the Winery
        # Tuesday Breakfast Taken or Lunch Taken
        # Squirrels and Shiny Objects, Stop Chasing and Make Innovation Work Session
        # Analytics and Your Brand Session - Taken
        # Pub Crawl Sponsorship - four are available 
        # Leadership Panel Session
        # Fun! The Ultimate Differentiator Session

          If your company is interested in participating, please contact Corey Prince at 800.279.6328, ext. 982 or register here.  



          Please register no later than Friday, September 1, 2017
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          New Ideas Sponsors

          Interested in Being a Sponsor? Contact Corey Prince at cprince@cuad.coop or 800.279.6328, ext. 982.