NYIB Conference Offers CUs Youthful Outlook

CU professionals on the leading edge of youth-based services and financial ed will converge in St. Louis July 26-29

Credit union professionals approaching the leading edge of youth-based services and financial education will converge in St. Louis, Mo. July 26-29, 2010 for the National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) Annual Conference. Billed as “Your Gateway to the Next Generation,” the event features insight and peer exchange to support participants in their outreach to future members and consumers.

Headlining the agenda are: Brent Dixon and Matt Davis, advisors to Filene Research Institute on young adults and innovation, respectively; Claudine Oriani, chief creative officer with As If Productions; tech/business expert and writer Ron Galloway, director of the documentary “Why Wal-Mart Works & Why That Makes Some People Crazy”; and James Robert Lay, social and viral campaigner and founder of PTP New Media.

Dixon leads with an optional pre-conference workshop on “Design Thinking: A Human-Centered Approach to Innovation.” Oriani kicks off the full conference, which features a combination of general sessions and two breakout periods for provide a customized experience.

The NYIB Annual Conference educates and motivates credit union marketers, financial educators, and like-minded leaders. Early-bird registration (by July 2) saves $100 per person, and organizations sending more than one participant save $100 for each additional person. NYIB encourages referrals and will draw for a free registration for the 2011 Annual Conference from all names entered in the “Referred By” field of its conference registration page.