Join us for the 2022 ICBM Convention!

This year we recognize 60 years as an association supporting Independent Community Banks in Minnesota. Innovation and Transformation have been cornerstones for this organization throughout our strong 60 year history and this year is no different.
The 2022 convention will also include a SPECIAL SURPRISE announcement that we want to celebrate with every member.

Agenda Highlights: 

Wednesday, Aug. 3th 
     Optional Activities:
  • Golf Tournament - The Preserve | 10:00 a.m. (9:00 am Check-in)
  • Brainerd Zipline Tours | 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. (2 - 2.5 Hour Tours)
  • Guided Fishing on Gull Lake | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
  • Paint n' Sip | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

5:00 - 7:30 p.m. | Welcome Reception & Vendor Showcase 

Thursday, Aug. 4th 
6:30 – 8:00 a.m. | Breakfast at the Heritage Room | Main Lodge 
7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Registration | Gull Lake Center 
8:00 a.m. | Convention Opening | Innovate + Transform
8:20 a.m. | Keynote: Moving at the Speed of Innovation, A Leader’s
9:00 a.m. | Playbook to Win at Innovation and Gain a Competitive Advantage in a Rapidly Changing  Marketplace Tamara Ghandour
9:05 a.m. | Refresh Break 
9:15 a.m. | Innovation Deep Dive: Learn the Skills and Practice Igniting Innovation in the “Next Normal”, Deep Dive Session with Tamara Ghandour 
10:10 a.m. | Network Break & Exhibits 
10:40 a.m. | Breakout Sessions
11:15 a.m. | Legacy Awards Luncheon & ICBM Business Meeting
                      - ICBM Business Meeting
                      - State of the Association, 2022-2023 Chairmen, Mark Toombs, First State Bank of Rosemount
                      - ICBA Address, Chairman, Brad Bolton, Community Spirit Bank, Red Bay, AL
                      - Legacy Awards – 50+ years in the Banking Industry
12:45 p.m. | Network Break & Exhibits
1:15 p.m. | Breakout Sessions 
1:50 p.m.
Network Break & Exhibits
2:05 p.m. | Lakeside Chat on Faster Payments and FEDNOW,
Reed Luhtanen | Executive Director, U.S. Faster Payments Council & Connie Theien | SVP & Director, Payments Industry Relations, Federal Reserve System
2:50 p.m. | Central Bank Digital Currency,
Scott Green | Product Innovation, SHAZAM
3:30 p.m. |  Day 1 Concluded 
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Silent Auction | Reception & Dinner Live Auction
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | 60 Year Celebration | Belladiva Band

Friday, Aug. 5th
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. | 
Breakfast at the Heritage Room | Main Lodge
8:00 a.m. | 
ICBM Update
8:30 a.m. | 
FinTech Roundtable Discussion, Charles Potts | EVP, Chief Innovation Office, ICBA
9:45 a.m. | 
Network Break & Exhibits
9:55 a.m. | 
The State of Minnesota and American Politics Today, David Schultz, Hamline University
10:35 a.m. | 
Network Break & Exhibits
10:55 a.m. | 
Breakout Sessions
11:30 a.m. | Network Break & Exhibits 
11:40 a.m. | Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Your Bank in Transformational Times, 
Jack Uldrich
12:30 p.m. | Convention Conclusion
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Backyard Grill Out

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Bank Member Attendee: $675 
1st Time Bank Member Attendee: $600 
Spouses/guests (16+) - attending conference program: $625
Meals included: Wed night reception, Thursday and Friday Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners.

Spouses/guests (16+) - not attending conference program: $470 
Children ages 6-15: $150
Children ages 5 and younger: Free
Meals included: Wed night reception, Thursday PAC night and Friday Grill out.

Associate Members must be a sponsor to attend | Sponsorships are SOLD OUT! Contact Patti Coles with questions.
Associate Members: Please contact Kristi Ploeger to register for the convention. 

Costs increase $55 when early bird ends on June 17th.


Lodging Information

North Hotel Rooms at Grand View Lodge - SOLD OUT


**The room block at Grand View Lodge is SOLD OUT! We have a additional room blocks at Arrowwood Lodge and Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Brainerd. Contact Joe Lindholm at or (218) 963-8722 to reserve.**


**Rooms for Friday or Saturday nights are based on availability and not guaranteed. Please discuss with the resort once you complete the booking form if you want to extend your stay.**


Diamond Sponsors



Platinum Sponsors



Gold Sponsors





Silver Sponsors

Avera Employee Assistance Program
Ballard Spahr, LLP
Case Financial
Computer Services, Inc (CSI)
CRA Partners
Data Center, Inc
Executive Benefits Network
Jack Henry & Associates
Network Center, Inc
Northland Securities, Inc
Olsen Palmer
SDN Communications
The Baker Group
UMB Bank
Vanman Architects & Builders, Inc
Vantage Point Solutions
Wipfli LLP


Convention Program Committee

Full NameCompanyCityPosition
Karen RamolaNew Market BankElko New MarketChair
Michael BilskiNorth American Banking CompanySaint PaulMember
Steph Rosacker ForbesSHAZAMPrior LakeMember
Todd MathisonFringe Benefits Design – A BPAS CompanyBloomingtonMember
Jenn SpartzWoodland BankGrand RapidsMember
Missy ToombsThe First State Bank of RosemountRosemountMember

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.