August 5-7, 2021

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The 2021 Annual Convention will be a true Minnesota gathering of community bankers. We brought all the things you love about ICBM's convention – great education, inspiring speakers, golf, fun and networking with peers, and support for community bank advocacy – to the lakeside in beautiful Nisswa. 

September 15-16, 2021

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The LEAD (Leadership Education And Development) Conference provides the opportunity to cultivate talented bank staff who have future leadership potential. The event focuses on preparing emerging leaders for the next steps in their banking careers.  

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At banks large and small, women hold more than half of the entry level positions. As one’s gaze turns toward the C-Suite, however, women are increasingly hard to find. This is changing across the industry, albeit slowly.

Studies show that gender diversity at the top delivers benefits, and not just culturally. Research by McKinsey has shown that companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on executive teams were 21 percent more likely to outperform on profitability and 27 percent more likely to demonstrate superior value creation.

Not only will a community bank benefit from increased diversity in its leadership ranks, your community banking association can benefit from the diverse perspectives offered when more women get involved in association leadership.

Read more in the summer edition of IMPACT magazine.