Madison, WI—The deadline for Early Bird Registration for the 2007 World Credit Union Conference in Calgary, Canada is May 19, 2007. With engaging keynote speakers and exciting pre and post tours, the conference will provide attendees with an unforgettable credit union experience.
The 2007 World Credit Union Conference will be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 29— August 1. Participants can register for the conference, sign up for tours and reserve accommodations at www.woccu.coop/ ca lgary07.
Michael Treacy, author of Double-Digit Growth and The Discipline of Market Leaders, has joined the line up of distinguished keynote speakers. In his most recent work, Mr. Treacy has devised a common sense approach for achieving superior profitable growth. He has transformed businesses of all types around the world by aiding senior managers to tackle their greatest strategic challenges.
Other keynote speakers include Stephen Lewis, former United Nations Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS; Grzegorz Bierecki, one of the ten most influential people in Poland and President of the National Association of Co-operative Savings and Credit and Martin Eakes, CEO and co-founder of Self-Help Credit Union.
Spaces are still available on the tours surrounding the conference. The pre-conference tour to Banff will enable participants to experience the spectacular natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies. The post-conference tour to Quebec City will provide the venue for participants to step back in time and taste the flavor of Canada’s most historic city. Tours in and around Calgary will offer companions opportunities to explore during the conference days.
Visit www.woccu.coop/ca lgary07 for more information about the 2007 World Credit Union Conference. New hotels have been added to provide quality and convenient accommodations for all conference attendees. Hotel space and conference attendance are limited. Early registration is encouraged.
World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach.
World Council has implemented more than 290 technical assistance programs in 71 countries. Worldwide, 57,000 credit unions in 105 countries serve 217 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at www.woccu.org.