IT'S TIME... to supercharge your organization with impactful strategies at REACH 2016 from November 2–4 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas—the most interesting destination in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. REACH 2016 will leave you with ready-to-implement tactics and ideas for your credit union for long-term sustainable change. Don't miss out. Register today before registration prices go up!



Agenda

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TUESDAY

11 a.m.–4 p.m.
REACH 2016 Golf
Spanish Trail Country Club

3–4:30 p.m.
Registration
Belmont Registration Desk
Annual Meeting Credentials Desk open

6–7 p.m.
Richard Myles Johnson Foundation Gala
Marquee the Library
(By invitation only)

Contact tlozano@rmjfoundation.org for information.

The Richard Myles Johnson (RMJ) Foundation invites donors to be recognized for their support of the foundation.

WEDNESDAY

8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Registration
Belmont Registration Desk

8:30 a.m.–10 a.m.
Exclusive Behind the Scenes Experience of KÀ
MGM Grand KÀ Stage
(Optional event–seats are limited. Does not include show)

9–11:30 a.m.
RMJ Foundation Bite of Reality Financial Literacy Workshop

9:30–11:30 a.m.
Preconference Session: Strategic Conversations

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
WCMS Alumni Luncheon

12:30–1:30 p.m.
CA/NV Credit Union Leagues' Annual Business Meeting
Mont Royal Ballroom

1:30–3:40 p.m.
Opening General Session
The Importance of Human Capital: A Candid Conversation with Cirque du Soleil

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

4–5:15 p.m.
Divergence. Mind of the Consumer
Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorrow

5:15–7 p.m.
Welcome Reception


THURSDAY

7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Registration
Belmont Registration Desk

8–9 a.m.
Breakfast
Exhibit Hall: Belmont Ballroom

9–10:30 a.m.
The Interconnectedness of Google and You
Loren Hudziak, Solutions Architect, Google

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

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

12–1:30 p.m.
Lunch
Exhibit Hall: Belmont Ballroom

1:30–2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

2:30–2:40 p.m.
Refreshment Break
Yaletown Commons

2:40–3:40 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

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

4–5:15 p.m.
REACH Innovations Group

6–7 p.m.
PAC Contributors Reception
The Chandelier Bar
(by invitation)

9:30 p.m.–Midnight
Platinum Lounge
Marquee–Boombox

FRIDAY

7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Registration
Belmont Registration Desk

8–9 a.m.
Breakfast
Exhibit Hall: Belmont Ballroom

8–9 a.m.
CEO/Chair and Sponsor Breakfast

9–10 a.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

10–10:15 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Yaletown Commons

10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Closing General Sessions
• Evolving Ideas to Reality Ken Rutkowski, Co-founder and President, Business Rockstars
• Leading Your Team: Remaining Relevant Carey Lohrenz, Aviator, Author, Fearless Leadership

12:30–2 p.m.
Global Women's Leadership Network Luncheon
Carey Lohrenz, Aviator, Author, Fearless Leadership
(space is limited)
Sponsored by Wescom CU

Speakers

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Loren Hudziak

Solutions Architect, Google

Drawing 20 years of IT industry experience, Hudziak will help you explore innovating business concepts and pair them with the right technology that addresses member needs. A perpetual student of technology he's committed to advancing his acumen in the space, most recently exploring mobile device computing as well as distilling information from extreme data using search, query, and cloud solutions.

Carey Lohrenz

Aviator, Author, Fearless Leadership

A dynamic communicator with an incredible story. As the first female F-14 Tomcat pilot, Lohrenz was a pioneer in military aviation. She will share her unique skills on the fundamentals of winning under pressure, reducing errors, overcoming obstacles, and staying relevant in this high-risk, time-crunched world.

Mike Walsh

CEO of Tomorrow

Walsh, a leading authority on consumer innovation, is a sought after global strategist who helps Fortune 500 companies thrive in this area of disruptive technology and change. His insights are featured in BusinessWeek, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal.

Ken Rutkowski

Host, co-founder and president at Business Rockstars

Imagine if you could network with the top Fortune 500 CEOs and innovators like Oprah and Mark Cuban. A founder of a 1,600 elite member networking group, Rutkowski gives a glimpse into what's on the business horizon, what's hidden from the masses, and how your credit union can benefit.

James "Jay" Guilford

Creator & Content Strategist, SPARK Sessions Cirque du Soleil

Guilford is a leadership coach who has worked with Google, Adobe, Club Med, Oracle, and Hewlett Packard Enterprises. He will help you discover new ways to employ innovative yet practical approaches to accomplish goals with your most valuable resource—human capital. As creator of Cirque du Soleil's SPARK Sessions—a professional team building and training program—Guilford leads management and production teams to redesign their professional development modules to be more engaging and impactful to employees.

Alma Derricks

VP of Sales & Marketing, Cirque du Soleil

Derricks is an accomplished 'intrapreneur' with keen consumer instincts and a track record of leveraging brand equity to increase customer engagement, expand market share, and create new lines of business. She will share new ways to care for the human capital that is so vital to the success of your credit union. Drawing on a unique combination of media experience, she has developed and produced multiple-medium programming and content networks for a range of internationally acclaimed franchises including Star Trek, Entertainment Tonight, Dilbert, and Peanuts and held a series of consultative and senior management positions.

Tansley Stearns

Chief Impact Officer, Filene Research Institute

Stearns' passion for learning, creating, and executing is what moves the best of Filene's research and innovation into action. With more than 14 years of credit union leadership experience across a variety of functional areas, her session will give you insights to move ideas forward to drive business results. In her previous roles at credit unions she was responsible for developing and implementing strategy and leading and driving business with all frontline teams including the call center, branches, lending, training, compliance, marketing, and business development.

The Breakouts

Payment Security Landscape & Roadmap

Glen Jones, Head of Payment Systems Cyber Intelligence, Visa

Jones will review the current trending fraud schemes impacting the payments industry, including growth and trends in the card-not-present channel. He will also discuss where the industry stands today and the opportunities to pursue over the next three to five years. Discover how issuers are optimizing their authorization strategies in a post-EMV environment and addressing the trends in fraud through the application of new tools, including opportunities to engage and empower members.

What Matters Now: Insights From Millennials

Tina Gefke Buttchen, TruStage Program Sales Specialist

Making up 25 percent of the U.S. population, Millennials have the potential to revamp your credit union. Gain in-depth insights about the motivations, worries, and hopes of Millennials, and how your credit union can engage and evolve with current and potential Millennial members in new and different ways.

League Awards

DEADLINE: Friday, August 5

The League Awards are open to California and Nevada credit union leaders, professionals, and volunteers. Recipients will be honored at the REACH 2016.

  • Leo H. Shapiro Lifetime Achievement Award: This is the League's highest honor, recognizing excellence in credit union philosophy and a lifetime of contributions to the California and Nevada credit union movements.
  • Distinguished Service Award: Honors credit union professionals for service to the industry.
  • J. Alvin George Outstanding Volunteer Award: Honors significant contributions by people who serve credit unions in volunteer capacities.
  • Tomorrow's Star Award: Recognizes the achievements within the industry of credit union professionals age 35 and under.
  • Kim Bannan Eternal Flame Award: Recognizes efforts that contribute to the success and future of Shapiro Group credit unions. Individuals and credit unions/companies are honored.

For more information and nomination forms, contact Media Relations Specialist Tina Ramos-Ingold at tinar@ccul.org.

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The Hotel

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a unique luxury resort & casino unlike anything else in Las Vegas. This original destination features residential-styled living spaces with private terraces, a one-of-a-kind restaurant collection and vibrant nightlife. Combine it all with hand-selected boutiques, an unrivaled Pool District, a 100,000 square-foot casino and the serenity of Sahra Spa & Hammam to redefine your Las Vegas experience.
Click here to book your room. Rooms will sell out!


Hotel

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

PREMIER ROOMS

Special REACH room rate:
$219 per night
Please note, you must be a registered REACH 2016 attendee in order to book a room in our room block.

Call 855.435.0005 or Click here for room reservations.
Group Code SCANS6

Book Now: Rooms will sell out

Check-in time: 3 p.m.
Check-out time: 11 a.m.

Resort Fee: $20 (special REACH 2016 discount)—Includes internet, parking, 24-hour fitness center access, and tennis courts

All Parking: Complimentary


WARNING: We have been informed that a company offering hotel reservation services for the REACH 2016 convention has contacted several of our potential attendees and asked for credit card information to book rooms. WE HAVE NOT AUTHORIZED ANY COMPANY TO CONTACT YOU. DO NOT REPLY TO OR SPEAK WITH ANY ORGANIZATION CLAIMING TO BOOK HOTEL ROOMS FOR REACH 2016, AND DO NOT SHARE YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION. If you need to book hotel rooms, please book them only through our REACH 2016 website or by contacting the hotel directly.


* Cirque du Soleil reserves all rights. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer subject to availability on selected seating only. No holds will be accepted. Performances available are specified on the website. Zumanity was created for guests 18 years and older. CA/NV Credit Union Leagues are not responsible for any purchases made directly with Cirque du Soleil, nor do they benefit. Ticket purchase are at your own risk and sole responsibility.

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Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsor registration is not yet available. To be notified once information is available,
please contact Angela Dailey with your contact information.

Chapter Forum


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Friday, Nov. 4

1–9 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 5

8:30 a.m.–Noon

Join us for learning, leadership, networking, and a bit of Las Vegas 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

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Cosmopolitan is a unique luxury resort & casino unlike anything else in Las Vegas.

Special REACH room rate:
$219 per night
Please note, you must be a registered REACH 2016 and/or Chapter Forum attendee in order to book a room in our room block.

Call 855.435.0005 or Click here for room reservations. Rooms will sell out!
Group Code SCANS6

Resort Fee: $20 (special REACH 2016 discount)—Includes internet, parking, 24-hour fitness center access, and tennis courts

All Parking: Complimentary

Special Invitation

Special Invitation to REACH 2016
A special registration code will be sent to each chapter chairperson, valid for four (4) complimentary registrations for Chapter Forum and REACH 2016.

Each of the four registrants:

  • Must be a chapter board of governor for the 2016-2017 chapter year
  • Must attend Chapter Forum to be entitled to complimentary REACH 2016 registration

To register, enter the code in the payment section of each person's Chapter Forum/REACH 2016 registration.

Note: This offer is for the registration fee only and does not include 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 2016 registration fee will be applied.

R.S.V.P.

Tell Us Who Will Attend from Your Chapter
By Friday, Oct. 14, please email a list of the board of governors accepting the four registrations to janj@ccul.org or carmelitak@ccul.org and indicate if registrants are attending Chapter Forum only, or both the Chapter Forum and REACH 20165. You must register your attendees for 2016 Chapter Forum at the REACH 2016 registration page.

Will more than four registrants attend from your chapter?
Additional registrants may attend Chapter Forum for $265 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. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

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