- MCUL & Affiliates will host the Intentional CU Leadership workshop on Oct. 18, with a pre-event activity the evening of Oct. 17, all at the Frankenmuth Brewery. Designed to help credit union professionals to lead with renewed passion, attendees will leave equipped with fresh perspectives, practical tools and an expanded network of professional contacts. The event features two Ted-style presentations, allowing attendees to then choose which speaker and topic they prefer to follow. Participants will develop a personal leadership style guided by experts, while building on their professional network and returning to the office ready to act and be more dynamic. Limited rooms are being held at the Frankenmuth Fairfield Inn Marriott and attendees are encouraged to choose any of the many hotels within walking distance of the brewery based on their preference.
- On Oct. 24, MCUL & Affiliates will host Getting Younger: Attract, Retain and Serve Millennials: Vol. 2 at Think Space in Lansing, a facilitation center providing untraditional meeting space and creative experiences. Jim Kasch, nationally known as the founding CEO of Darden Employees FCU in Florida which serves 200,000 employees of Darden Restaurants across the country—more than half of whom are Millennials—will be on his way back to Michigan this fall to guide credit union professionals through the process of reaching a younger demographic. The workshop includes a complimentary member engagement survey tool (a $5,000 value) for credit unions who register by Sept. 15 to gather information that is useful to have at the event. Participants will discover how to increase revenue by serving Millennials and learn tips on product design and pricing to maximize appeal to Millennials. Seating is limited, so early registration is encouraged.