ICBA Education Seminars and Institutes

ICBA Education offers many events throughout the year that offer CPE credits. See below for upcoming events and program descriptions.

Mentoring Relationships - How Having a Mentor and Being a Mentor Helps You Succeed in Your Career

Mar 5, 2024 | Webinar | Executive C-Suite Training | ICBA Education
Continuing education is top of mind in today’s corporate world. Professionals must learn how to succeed as both a mentor and mentee. Discover how the opportunity to be both can help you grow in your career and personal life.

CISA / ICBA Cyber Tabletop Exercise

Mar 6, 2024 | Webinar | Cybersecurity | Cybersecurity Events
This event will exercise and enhance the capabilities of community banks and the financial services sector in identifying, mitigating, responding to, and recovering from cyber incidents. Registration is now closed.

Food for Thought: Handling Check Fraud

Mar 6, 2024 | Webinar | ICBA Education | Lending
Dealing with the big three check issues (forgeries, alterations, and counterfeit checks) can prove to be the most challenging situation a financial institution can encounter. These issues have a very narrow return window and no adjustment options.

Q1: Regulatory Compliance Updates

Mar 6, 2024 | Webinar | Compliance | Executive C-Suite Training | Frontline | ICBA Education | Operations
Attend ICBA’s Quarterly Regulatory Compliance webinars for the very latest regulatory compliance guidance, upcoming deadlines, resources, and more.

ICBA Community Bank Briefing 2024 Q1

Mar 7, 2024 | Webinar | Compliance and BSA | Director | Executive C-Suite Training | Frontline | ICBA Education | Lending | Management HR | Marketing | Operations | Risk Management | Security
Join ICBA experts for a quarterly update on industry news and highlights. The 75-minute briefing will include details about regulations and congressional events from inside the Capital Beltway and across the U.S. We want to hear from you; participants are encouraged to bring questions to the briefing as the ICBA experts will answer questions from community bankers during the Q&A session.

How to get/use your NPS

Mar 11, 2024 | Webinar | Avannis, LLC
Nationwide, companies include Net Promoter Score in their performance metrics (based off the question "How likely are you to recommend Best Bank...?"). ICBA Preferred Service Provider Avannis collects the NPS for ICBA banks daily. Join to see how ICBA banks are using the membership benefit to this end. Also learn best practices to build NPS into incentives and corporate goal setting.

IRA Distributions

Mar 12, 2024 | Webinar | ICBA Education
Understanding the complex withholding and reporting requirements applicable to Traditional and Roth IRA distributions is critical to maintaining a compliant IRA program.


Mar 14, 2024 | Major Events
Unleash the full potential of your bank, career, and industry at ICBA LIVE 2024. As the largest annual gathering of community bankers, ICBA LIVE offers you unparalleled opportunities. Connect with your peers and enrich your knowledge through thought-provoking education sessions and inspiring keynotes and celebrate the achievements of our industry.

Marketing Roundtable

Mar 14, 2024 | roundtable
What are the key marketing issues keeping your community bank from advancing in 2024 and beyond? Swimming in a mountain of data with no clear path forward? Searching for ways to stand out from competitors?

Family-Owned Bank Roundtable

Mar 14, 2024 | roundtable
Family businesses have unique strengths, challenges, and needs. Talking with others in similar situations can be helpful in navigating family business issues. Join fellow community bankers and talk “peer-to-peer” about your questions including succession, governance, financial health, legacy goals, strategy, and more.

Attracting and Retaining Millennials and Gen Z Customers

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
Currently, a significant majority of the deposits held by community financial institutions originate from older individuals, accounting for approximately 75%.

Marketing Community Banks: To Infinity and Beyond Billboards!

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
Micronotes, an alumni of ICBA ThinkTech, shares their invaluable learnings derived from effectively managing vast volumes of data, employing sophisticated algorithms, and leveraging diverse marketing channels tailored for community banks.

WTF: What the Fraud?!

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
Fraud is rapidly advancing, keeping pace with the advancements in payment systems. In fact, some argue that fraud is progressing at an even more accelerated rate. A new generation of fraudsters has emerged, possessing greater knowledge and coordination than ever before.

Examining Industry Trends and Strategies Toward Combating Margin Pressure

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
Following the regional bank failures that occurred in 2023, community banks confront significant challenges related to maintaining liquidity, mitigating higher funding costs, and combatting margin compression.

Balance Sheet Risks and Opportunities for 2024

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
In this ever-changing financial landscape, effectively managing the exposure of balance sheets to liquidity, interest rate fluctuation, and credit risks is of utmost importance.

Monetary Policy and Community Banks: A Historical Perspective

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
As interest rates soared to generational highs last year, community banks maintained their strong profitability. However, if the trend of higher rates continues, what implications does it hold for the near future?

The Pit Stop Approach: Optimizing Efficiency in a Slow Loan Growth Environment

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
During periods of economic uncertainty and slower loan growth, businesses tend to adopt a more risk-averse approach to their strategies. However, this is the perfect time to introduce modifications and enhance lending processes.

Great Leaders Establish Great Succession Plans: How to Get it Right!

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
Effective succession planning is essential for the long-term success and sustainability of community banks. Expand your expertise regarding succession planning and discover the essential measures required to establish and successfully implement a triumphant succession plan within your organization.

Political Subdivisions: A Stable Source of Funding

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
Political subdivisions, such as cities, counties, school districts, and other government entities, can be a valuable source of deposits for banks. They typically have a steady stream of income, and they are required by law to maintain a certain level of liquidity.

Repositioning the Deposit Strategy

Mar 14, 2024 | lab
The market has spoken, and the Fed has signaled a pivot. At least for now. The recent bond market rally and expected 2024 Fed cuts mean that the peak in deposit competition for this cycle is likely behind us. Now the question is, what lies ahead on the other side? The yield curve remains inverted and margin pressure is not going away in the short run. In fact, deposit rates lag on the way down just as they do on the way up. What will be your plan?