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Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers

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Dates/Times:  Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 | 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 | 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza
Broadway and Locust Streets
St. Louis, Mo. 63102 (map it)

The 2019 Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minorities in Banking will be Sept. 26-27 in St. Louis. The forum, in its fourth year, is designed to provide senior-level or high-potential middle management minority bank leaders with industry, leadership and professional development knowledge that will enhance their careers and networks.

This year's forum includes:

  • Leadership discussion
  • Economic update
  • Community banking regulations
  • Diversity and inclusion strategies
  • Panel discussion with top leaders in America
Attendees will also receive resources and have the opportunity to network with other professionals. Check out the full agenda for speakers and session specifics.

Sponsors and Partners
The event is being held at the St. Louis Fed and is sponsored by the Kansas City Fed, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Richmond and San Francisco.

Key Dates
Early bird registration: May 1-June 30 — $200
Regular registration: July 1-Sept. 6 — $250

Register now to attend this event. For questions or more information about the conference, please contact Chantell at 816-881-2590 or

Hotel Accommodations
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
315 Chestnut St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: (314) 655-1234

A limited block of rooms at the conference hotel is open to attendees at the rate of $209 per night, plus charges and taxes. Reservation cutoff date is Sept. 3, 2019. Click here to make reservations at the group rate.