World Credit Union Conference Early Bird Deadline May 20
Register Early and Save!
Madison, WI — World Council of Credit Unions,
Inc. (WOCCU) reminds all credit union leaders of
the approaching May 20th early bird deadline for
the first annual World Credit Union Conference,
held at the Cavalieri Hilton in Rome, Italy from
July 24-27, 2005.
"We encourage credit union leaders to register
early to take advantage of the early bird
discount pricing. Attendees can save $100 on
registration and even more if they are also
registering companions," explained Marechiel
Santos, WOCCU's meetings & special events
manager. There are also discounts for young
leaders under the age of 35 and for registrants
from developing movements.
The 2005 World Credit Union Conference brings
together CEOs, board directors, management,
volunteers, and other credit union leaders from
all over the world. The event allows these
leaders to discuss important issues for credit
union systems and provides them with best
practice approaches. WOCCU's World Credit Union
Conference provides leaders with the critical
tools necessary in today's world of ever-changing
An impressive lineup of keynote speakers
includes: Sherron Watkins, former vice president
of Corporate Development for Enron, speaking on
Corporate Governance & Ethics: Lessons from
Enron; Jamie Caruana, chairman of the Basel
Committee on Banking and governor of the Bank of
Spain, outlining Basel II: Its Relevance for
Credit Unions; and Rob Nicholls, CEO of
Australian National Credit Union and chairman of
the CUSCAL, and Jim Blaine, president of State
Employee's Credit Union of North Carolina,
presenting Credit Union Values: A Discussion that
Needs to Happen. Also included in the program
are 20 dynamic breakout sessions covering the
topics of Strategy, Finance & Operations,
Marketing & Human Resources, and Developing
To date we have a total of 600 participants
20 countries, and we'd like to see that number
continue to grow. Be a part of the world premier
experience! Register today!
For more in-depth meeting information visit
World Council website at www.woccu.org.italy2005.
If you have questions regarding the event or you
need additional assistance, please contact Amanda
Hawkins, meetings assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org
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, 51,000 credit unions in 100 countries serve 196 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at www.woccu.org.