MCUL 2014 Innovation Competition

Innovation is a driving force as credit unions serve members and communities. Credit unions find new ways to help homeowners, auto buyers, business owners, savers and spenders. What have you done in the past year that was new, different or out of the box?

Perhaps it was a marketing campaign that covered new territory. Maybe it was a new product or service that you were willing to try? A new community initiative or activity? Or a new take on staffing? MCUL celebrates and embraces innovation, and is looking to feature examples of innovation at the 2014 Annual Convention and Exposition.

Credit unions are invited to submit a short essay or video describing their innovation, with a maximum of four supporting documents. Essays must be 400 words or less; videos must be three minutes or less.

Submissions will be judged based on these asset groups:

Entries must be submitted by March 15 to be considered. Three winners will be selected, one from each asset group, and their innovations will be showcased at the 2014 AC&E, scheduled for June 5-7 in Grand Rapids. The winners will also each receive a $1,000 cash prize to fuel their next big idea. Click here for additional details and to submit your innovation.

Submissions to Monitor may be emailed. Bryan Laviolette is the editor of Monitor. Contact him by email or call (800) 262-6285, ext. 233. The newsletter of the Michigan Credit Union League is published Monday mornings or Tuesday mornings when Monday is a holiday. There is no Monitor the week after Christmas and the week after the Annual Convention and Exposition. The MCUL reserves the right to edit submissions for clarity and space.
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