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Move forward at REACH 2017, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues' Annual Meeting & Convention. Join us as hundreds of credit union executives, professionals, and suppliers expand their insights, to reveal exciting possibilities and spark transformation. A revitalizing experience awaits you!
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Agenda

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SUNDAY

11 a.m. Shotgun
REACH 2017 Golf
Palm Course
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort (Non-Tournament)
Optional Event

3–4:30 p.m.
REACH Registration

5 p.m.
Past Chair Reception
(By invitation only)

6 p.m.
RMJ Foundation Donor Recognition Gala
(By invitation only)

MONDAY

6 a.m.
CMN Hospitals 5K Fun Walk/Run
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort

8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Registration

9 a.m.
RMJ Foundation's Bite of Reality
Financial Literacy Workshop

9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Pre-Conference: Strategic Conversations

12–1:30 p.m.
Western CUNA Management School
Alumni Luncheon

(ticketed event)

2–3 p.m.
California and Nevada Credit Union
Leagues' Annual Business Meeting

3–5:15 p.m.
REACH Opening General Session

5:15–7 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Exhibit Hall

TUESDAY

7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Registration

8–9 a.m.
Breakfast
Exhibit Hall

8–9 a.m.
Private Awards Reception
(by invitation)

9–10:30 a.m.
REACH General Session

10:30–11 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Exhibit Hall

11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

12–1:30 p.m.
Lunch
Exhibit Hall

1:30–3:40 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

3:40–4 p.m.
Refreshment Break
Exhibit Hall

4–5:15 p.m.
REACH General Session

6 p.m.
PAC Contributors Reception
(by invitation)

9:30 p.m.–12 midnight
Platinum Lounge
Costa's

WEDNESDAY

7:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Registration

8–9 a.m.
Breakfast
Exhibit Hall

8–9 a.m.
CEO/Chair/Sponsor Breakfast

9–10 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Session

10–10:10 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Exhibit Hall

10:10 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
REACH Closing General Sessions

12:30–2 p.m.
Global Women's Leadership Network Luncheon
(ticketed event)
Sponsored by Wescom CU

2:30–5:45 p.m.
Chapter Forum Registration

3–4:45 p.m.
Chapter Forum

4:45–5:45 p.m.
Chapter Forum Reception

NOV. 9

7:45 a.m.–4 p.m.
Chapter Forum
Lunch will be provided


(Subject to change)



OPTIONAL EVENTS

REACH Golf
Sunday, Nov. 5—Palm Course, JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort
11 a.m. Shotgun

Tee up for some fun and networking at this year's friendly game of golf at REACH 2017, held at the beautiful JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort.

Speakers

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Angela Chee

TV host, Spokesperson, Former News Anchor and Reporter

REACH 2017 Emcee

Chee helps visionary leaders and entrepreneurs find their voice, master their message, and shine whether it's in the media, on-camera, on stage, or in everyday life. With more than 20 years of experience in the broadcast industry, she has anchored and reported for KCBS/KCAL-TV, KNBC-TV, Fox 6, KNSD, hosted shows on E! Entertainment and HGTV, and is currently working on Lifetimes' The Pop Game, The List, Right This Minute, and more projects including segments on The Today Show. Chee also helped launch Entertainment Tonight China.

Phil Hansen

Internationally Recognized Multimedia Artist, Author, and Innovator

Transforming Limitations into Opportunities

Referred to by his fans as "the Artist for the People," Hansen is most widely known for his meta-art, videos that document the creation process (sometimes even through destruction), showing millions that art is action, not just result. His work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, and many more; and his clients include the Grammy Awards, Disney, Skype, Mazda, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Sasha Strauss

Founder of Innovation Protocol, and Adjunct Graduate Professor, UCLA, UC Irvine, and USC

Building and Leveraging Brand in the New Normal

Strauss brings two decades of experience in brand strategy and development for corporations, nonprofit organizations, philanthropies, and universities, with a unique and proven perspective on how brands should be built and communicated. His clients include Google, Nestle, LEGO, American Express, Amgen, the Roman Catholic Church, the Jewish Federation, Homeboy Industries, the Boy Scouts, and more. His ability to inculcate brand truth is the reason NPR, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal seek his perspective as a brand authority on topics related to market dynamics, culture, and innovation. Additionally, he founded Innovation Protocol and teaches brand, strategy, and marketing courses at local universities.

Josh Linkner

Chairman and co-founder of both Fuel Leadership and the Institute for Applied Creativity; Entrepreneur; and Author

Harnessing Innovation

Linkner personifies creativity, entrepreneurship, and disruptive innovation; and founded and served as CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of more than $200 million. He is the author of two New York Times Bestsellers and is also the founding partner of Detroit Venture Partners, investing in and mentoring more than 100 startups. Linkner currently serves as chairman and co-founder of both Fuel Leadership and the Institute for Applied Creativity, and is a regular columnist for Forbes, The Detroit Free Press, and Inc. Magazine. He has twice been named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and is a President Barack Obama Champion of Change award recipient. "When Josh speaks business improves."
~ Earvin "Magic" Johnson


Scott Stratten

President of Un-Marketing

"Unmarketing": Designing Customer Experiences that Engage

Stratten has transformed how corporations like PepsiCo, Century 21, Fidelity, and Microsoft do business with radical insights on how to engage better with customers through social and viral marketing. Forbes.com named him a Top 5 Social Media Power Influencer. Drawing from his experience as a marketing industry innovator and the author of four best-selling business books, Stratten puts back the focus on what matters most to current and potential buyers, and helps organizations see their business through a new lens with his unconventional "unmarketing" views and vanguard approach to building and maintaining real customer relationships.

The Hotel

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort
74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, California 92260
760-341-2211  |  877-622-3140

ROOM RATES The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort is offering REACH attendees the special rate of $224. To book your room, click here or call 877-622-3140 and ask for the REACH17 group block.


Conference Hotel

JW Marriott Desert Springs
Resort & Spa

74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, California 92260

A tranquil oasis beckons you at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. Boasting a sensational location in the heart of Palm Desert, this resort allows for convenient travel to the Palm Springs area's most renowned outdoor, shopping, and dining destinations.


Extraordinary on-site amenities to explore:

  • Five sparkling outdoor pools
  • Two championship golf courses
  • State-of-the-art spa facility
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • 18-hole putting green
  • Six exquisite on-site restaurant options.


In addition, the resort houses one of the most spectacular collection of exotic birds, captivating boat tours, and so much more.

EXPLORE PALM SPRINGS

Clear blue skies. Star-filled nights. A mountainside close enough to touch and certainly to hike. Palm Springs is the getaway destination to Hollywood's elite. While at REACH 2017, explore everything Palm Springs has to offer!


Maximize your REACH 2017 experience by clicking here to view the calendar of events!


Dining & Entertainment

There is something for everyone. At the resort, you can enjoy local farm to table cuisine at the Rockwood Grill, sushi in the lobby bar or at Mikado's Japanese Steakhouse, seafood at Fisherman's Landing, or simply get your Starbucks right in the main lobby.


Looking to venture out for dinner? Jackolope Ranch offers authentic southwestern BBQ complete with evening entertainment, and if you're looking for traditional steakhouses … the Yard House and Morton's The Steakhouse are nearby.


Don't miss the Platinum Lounge at Costa's Nightclub!


SPA & FITNESS

When it comes time to trade in the hustle and bustle of daily life to rejuvenate, there is no better place than the Spa at Desert Springs. Voted top spa in Palm Springs by Spafinders and the Travel Channel, the Spa at Desert Springs certainly offers a plethora of saunas, steam rooms and pools, an outdoor saltwater pool, coed and gender-separated lounges, and its own on-site bistro, where you can refuel after one of the spa's many signature treatments.

The JW Marriott Palm Desert offers 20 tennis courts, swimming pools, lawn games, a fitness center and is pleased to offer "The Biggest Loser Resort" program, an award-winning method of helping people transform their lives. Click for more information.

Palm Springs Airport —

Ontario International Airport —


TRANSPORTATION

Nearest Airports:
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) - 12.2 miles from JW Marriott
Ontario International Airport (ONT) - 82.2 miles from JW Marriott

AIRLINE SAVINGS

Alaska Airlines: ECMX926 | Reservations: 800-445-4435 ($15 charge) | https://www.alaskaair.com/

United Airlines: ZYR2828468 | Reservations: 800-426-1122 | http://www.united.com under
"Advance Options" Discount up to 13% (Additional 3% discount applies to online reservations. Discounts only apply to published fares and excludes travel to/from Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.)

CAR RENTAL

AVIS Car Rental: AWD Code: D340722 | Reservations: (800) 331-1600
Avis Booking Link for California And Nevada Credit Union Leagues / Reach

PARKING

The JW Marriott offers valet parking for all hotel guests at $29 resort guests/$34 daily drive-in, 12 electric car charging stations complimentary, and complimentary self parking for resort guests. Please note, all parking is at your own risk.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Although the hotel does not offer shuttle service from the airport they do recommend SkyCap Shuttle or Uber. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages and we recommend you plan your ground transportation in advance by choosing the method that would best meet your needs. Click Here for additional information on Hotel Transportation.

Airport Shuttle Info: Two shared ride van companies, SkyCap Shuttle and AM/PM Shuttle Service, operate out of Palm Springs International Airport. Passengers are encouraged to contact the companies first for more information. (Click on the company names above for contact information.) Please look for signs that read "Shared Ride Vans" at terminal curbside near the exits from baggage claims areas.

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Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

REACH 2017 sponsorships is now open.

Our unique sponsorship opportunities open the door to a sophisticated audience of California and Nevada credit union leaders
representing more than 10 million consumers and $160 billion in assets.

CLICK HERE to review the Opportunity Catalog and determine the sponsorship opportunity that fits your needs.

Becoming a sponsor is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3!

Step 1: Complete and submit your sponsorship application.

Paying by credit card: CLICK HERE to submit your application online.
Paying by check: CLICK HERE to print out the sponsorship application.
Step 2: Complete and submit your representative registration.
Paying by credit card: CLICK HERE to submit your representative registration online.
Paying by check: CLICK HERE to print out the representative registration application.

Step 3: Submit your artwork to your assigned Wufoo dropbox that will be emailed to your show contact!

  • Exhibit Hall Floor Plan — CLICK HERE
  • Artwork Guidelines, Terms and Conditions — CLICK HERE
  • Participation Terms and Conditions — CLICK HERE
  • Exhibit Show Kit — COMING SOON

Reserve your space today!

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Chapter Forum

Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 3-5:45 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 9 | 7:45 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Join us for learning, leadership, teambuilding, networking, and fun at this special event devoted just to chapter leaders as we:

  • Celebrate chapter achievements and best practices during the past year
  • Expand our leadership skills
  • Inspire each other to new accomplishments in the coming year

Accommodations

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort
74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, California 92260
760-341-2211 | 877-622-3140

NEED A ROOM?
The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort is offering REACH attendees the special rate of $224. To book your room, click here or call 877-622-3140 and ask for the REACH17 group block.

Parking: On-site parking, fee: $8 USD hourly, $25 USD daily; Valet parking, fee: $29 USD daily; Hourly self-park fees apply non-guest/Overnight self-park included in daily resort fee/Valet USD $34; Electric car charging stations : $12 , Complimentary

Special Invitation

Special Invitation to REACH 2017
A special registration code will be sent to each chapter chairperson, valid for four (4) complimentary registrations for Chapter Forum and REACH 2017.

Each of the four registrants:

  • Must be a chapter board of governor for the 2017-2018 chapter year
  • Must attend Chapter Forum to be entitled to complimentary REACH 2017 registration

To register, enter the code in the payment section of each person's Chapter Forum/REACH 2017 registration.

Note: This offer is for the registration fee only and does not include travel, hotel, or other costs associated with either event. The code only applies to the four free registrants. If you use the code for the convention registration but do not attend Chapter Forum, the full REACH 2017 registration fee will be applied.

R.S.V.P.

Tell Us Who Will Attend from Your Chapter
By Friday, Oct. 20, please email a list of the board of governors accepting the four registrations to ritaf@ccul.org or carmelitak@ccul.org and indicate if registrants are attending Chapter Forum only, or both the Chapter Forum and REACH 2017. You must register your attendees for 2017 Chapter Forum at the REACH 2017 registration page.

Will more than four registrants attend from your chapter?
Additional registrants may attend Chapter Forum for $300 per person. Attendance at the REACH Conference is separate, and additional registration fees apply.

The Details

Dress Code
The dress code is business casual. We recommend you dress in layers to accommodate the variance in temperatures in meeting rooms and additional venues that we will visit. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Photo/Video Release
Throughout the Annual Meeting and Convention ("REACH"), CCUL/CLSC will be snapping photographs and capturing video to document the various events (e.g., general sessions, educational sessions, social functions, and related events). As a registrant or attendee of the REACH, you give your permission for CCUL/CLSC to photograph or videotape you at any such events and to use your name and/or image in any print, digital or archival materials, including its website, social media, or other publications, without limitation and without the expectation of compensation.

Questions?
Call Education & Training at 800-472-1702, ext. 6029 or 6027 or 6055, or email registrations@ccul.org.

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REACH is the premier annual event of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues.

Questions?
Please contact us with any question you may have regarding the convention.


General Questions: Deanne Figueras deannef@ccul.org
Sponsors/Exhibits: Angela Dailey angelad@ccul.org
Annual Meeting: Davina Law davinal@ccul.org
     
RMJ Gala: Tena Lozano tlozano@rmjfoundation.org
Golf: Larry Palochik larryp@ccul.org
Chapter Forum: Jan Johnson janj@ccul.org
     
Communications: Natalie Moreno nataliem@ccul.org
Awards: Tina Ramos-Ingold tinar@ccul.org
     
Hotel, Registration,
CMN Activities:
Carmelita Keller carmelitak@ccul.org

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2855 East Guasti Rd., Suite 600
Ontario, California 91764

800-472-1702
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