2021 LEAD Conference

September 15 - 16, 2021
The Park Event Center, Waite Park


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. Attendees will:

  • Learn how their roles fit into the larger context at their bank.
  • Receive tips on leadership development.
  • Hear perspectives on how to make a positive impact at any level in an organization.
  • Build valuable industry connections.

All associate members are invited. Sponsorship opportunities will be announced soon and include registration, depending on sponsorship level. 


Highlights of the Program: 

Wednesday, September 15th 
     Registration & Exhibits Open (9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
     Conference Program (11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) 

     Dinner & Entertainment (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.) 

Thursday, September 16th
     Conference Program (8:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.)



Bank Member*: $295
Associate Member*: $400
Non-member Bank: $590

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Costs increase $55 when early bird ends on August 18th. 


Lodging Information

Hilton Garden Inn St. Cloud: 

550 Division St
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 640-7990
King: $119 | Double $129
Booking Link

Residence Inn St. Cloud - Suites 

450 Division St
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 640-0200
King: $139 | Double $159
Booking Link


Questions? Contact Patti Coles at  Patti@Minnesota.Bank or 651-789-3987

Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to receive a refund for your registration is two weeks before the conference, subject to a $50 administrative cancellation fee. Cancellations received 14 days or less prior to the event will not be eligible for a refund.


9/15/2021 10:00 AM - 9/16/2021 2:00 PM
Waite Park

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