Sunday Keynote Speaker Announced

Connie Dieken to Headline Opening Ceremony at WCUC

February 06, 2019

Connie Dieken is one of the nation's top executive coaches on the power of presence and influence. 

MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions is thrilled to announce an addition to the 2019 World Credit Union Conference agenda with a Sunday night keynote speaker. Connie Dieken will headline the Opening Ceremony on Sunday with a presentation on Influencing Change. Her presentation kicks off the premier credit union event in The Bahamas, 28-31 July. 

Connie Dieken is the founder of Influence360˚ and The Dieken Group, a strategic advisory firm to C-suite executives on five continents. She helps senior leaders at the world’s biggest brands influence positive change during their organizations’ defining moments. Connie has been named one of the top 10 Female Business Owners by the National Association of Female Business Owners. Connie built her unique skillset during her 20 years as a television journalist for NBC and ABC stations in the United States of America. Her reporting has been honored with five Emmy Awards® and two Telly Awards®.

Attendees will walk away from the Opening Ceremony with three habits they can use to influence others and how to influence even the most difficult people. The Opening Ceremony also will feature the International Flag Parade and entertainment welcoming you to The Bahamas. Three other keynote speakers will present during the four-day event providing insights into the game changing topics shaping tomorrow's world. 

World Council Members save US$300 on registration if registered by 10 May 2019. Register on our website at

World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development platform 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 300+ technical assistance programs in 89 countries. Worldwide, 85,400 credit unions in 118 countries serve 274 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at

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Contact: Kadie Hochmuth
Phone: (608) 395-2071