2023 IBA/OBL Annual Convention

Thank you to App Sponsor SEI Sphere!

Complete Agenda Details Now Available!

 Start Date - End Date

June 21, 2023 - June 24, 2023

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Deadline

Monday, June 12, 2023

 Start Date - End Date

June 21, 2023 - June 24, 2023

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Registration Deadline

Monday, June 12, 2023

Online Registration is Closed!
Call 614-340-7610 to Register!


Online Registration is Now Closed - However Space Remains! Contact Sarah Husk at 614-340-7610 or shusk@ohiobankersleague.com for assistance!

Join the OBL as we bridge industry forces with the Illinois Bankers Association to present the 2023 IBA/OBL Annual Convention! This dynamic program will connect bankers with industry peers, while attendees gain knowledge and best practices from executive-level presentations, engage with innovative leaders and learn about the latest advancements from partners and service providers in the robust Marketplace. Invite your senior executives, officers and board of directors as more than 500 industry leaders and guests are expected to gather in Chicago for this year's Convention!

Click here for the brochure with complete Convention details!

Click here to see a full list of event sponsors!

Click here for a full list and map of the exhibitors!

Location  Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
Affiliates and Business Partners $895.00
OBL Member - Bank $895.00
OBL Member - Guest $495.00
Nonmember (Bankers Only) $1,695.00
Nonmember Guest $990.00


Pre-Conference Events
Wednesday, June 21 - Wednesday, June 21
9:30 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
  Lunch and Rapid-Fire Presentations
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  Executive Briefing & Executives & Directors Workshop
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  Executive Lounge (Bankers Only)
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  Dinner On Your Own
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  Welcome Mixer
Thursday, June 22 - Thursday, June 22
8:00 am - 9:00 am
  Breakfast and Rapid-Fire Presentations
9:00 am - 10:15 am
  Opening General Session with Deanna Singh
10:00 am - 11:45 am
  Guest Activity - Riverboat Tour
Convention Guests are invited to this Guest Activity. Attendance is included in the Guest registration fee - however reservations will be required. Experience it all—Chicago's glorious skyscrapers, iconic bridges, buildings and other modern marvels during the Skyline Cruiseline's most popular 90-minute cruise. Guests can relax and unwind on a scenic Chicago River and Lake Michigan cruise while enjoying the lively narration of Chicago's rich history as you take in the Willis Tower, Aon Center, John Hancock Building, Museum Campus, Marina City and more. Snacks will be provided.
10:15 am - 11:15 am
  Break - Grand Opening of Marketplace
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
  CEO Roundtables - Bankers Only
Join these IBA and OBL peer discussions with fellow bankers; broken down by asset-size.
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  PAC Experience - Stadium Tour
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  PAC Experience - Prohibition Tour
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  Casino Night & PAC Auction
Friday, June 23 - Friday, June 23
7:45 am - 8:30 am
  Breakfast in Marketplace
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
  The Psychology and Economics of Making a Hit
with Derek Thompson
9:30 am - 10:30 am
  Break in Marketplace
Visit the Marketplace service providers and participate in the GO!
10:30 am - 11:15 am
  Migrating from Transactions to Conversations
Setting Your Branches and People Up for Success
  Managing Risk Amid Rising Rates, Inflation, and Economic Challenges
  How to Win Wallet Share while Cutting Costs in Operations
  Performance-Based Compensation Strategies for Banks
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  Guest Activity - Art Institute of Chicago
Convention Guests are invited to this Guest Activity. Attendance is included in the Guest registration fee - however reservations will be required. Please note the venue opens at 11 a.m. Home to a collection of art that spans centuries and the globe, the Art Institute of Chicago is located in the heart of the city—and is one of TripAdvisor’s Top US Attractions of 2022. During the convention, Van Gogh and the Avant-Garde: The Modern Landscape, will be on display; and a special exhibition ticket is included.
11:15 am - 11:30 am
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
  Current State of Community Bank M&A and Capital Markets
  10 Cybersecurity Questions for Executives and Directors
  Maximizing the Value of Your Digital Transformation
  Update on the War for Talent in Banking: Strategies for Success
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
  Networking Lunch in Marketplace
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
  General Session: Regulator Perspectives
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
  General Session: Business As Unusual
How to Future-Proof Your Business in Transformational Times
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  Closing Reception, Dinner and Entertainment
6 - 7 PM Reception
7 - 8 PM Dinner
8 - 9 PM Second City - Live Comedy Show


NameSpeaking At
Michael Hsu General Session: Regulator Perspectives
Deanna Singh Opening General Session with Deanna Singh
Derek Thompson The Psychology and Economics of Making a Hit
Jack Uldrich General Session: Business As Unusual



Location Information

Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park
200 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

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Hotel Information

Click here to make an online reservation for $259/night in the IBA/OBL Room Block.

You may also make a reservation by calling the Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414.

The block will remain open until Wednesday, June 7 or while space remains.

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