Community Banking Day 2020

MAY 13, 2020

Advocating for Ohio’s community banks at the state and federal level is one of CBAO’s top priorities. And, we’re encouraged to see that our advocacy efforts are making an impact. Throughout our conversations in Ohio and DC over the last year, we heard from many members of each chamber that they valued us as a resource to understand the impact of legislation on the constituents in their respective districts.

However, it is critically important for our legislators to also hear first-hand from community bankers about the effects of burdensome legislation. This is where Community Banking Day comes in. 

Each year CBAO organizes Community Banking Day, a one-day event 100% dedicated to giving community bankers the opportunity to be heard by Ohio’s legislators. We coordinate meetings with the Ohio General Assembly and Division of Financial Institutions so community bankers can have one-on-one conversations with their districts’ representatives. This is your chance to give a first-hand account of the impacts of legislation and your recommendations for meaningful relief. 

Your voice WILL make a difference for community banking - will you share it? Join us in Columbus!

How much is it to attend Community Banking Day?

It’s FREE for community bankers, plus we will transport you from the CBAO office (if you prefer) to the Statehouse and provide lunch.

Who should attend Community Banking Day?

  • Executive & senior management
  • Compliance Officers and team members
  • Commercial Lenders
  • Ag Lenders
  • Loan Officers and team members
  • Anyone on the operational team that is impacted by burdensome legislation

What if I need a hotel room?

We have a $123 preferred rate at Cambria Suites. You can call and ask for the CBAO preferred rate or we have a corporate rate at the Hilton of $139.  BOOK HERE

Who do we meet with at the Statehouse?

Bob Palmer coordinates groups to meet with their respective district representatives throughout the day. As we know, there is great power in numbers so groups are arranged to geographically and numerically complement each other. 


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