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Why Attend?

Our annual credit conference has been hailed as a must-attend event for lenders and credit professionals. Lending and credit teams from all over the region come to hear from engaging speakers who are experts in their field, network with other community bankers, and learn practical strategies to take back to their bank. Browse testimonials below to see why so many community bankers return to the conference year after year.


Here's what other community bankers had to say.

"Always Able to Take Wisdom Back"

Brad Mattingly
Springfield State Bank
Springfield, KY

Longtime Attendee Brad Mattingly, chief financial officer at Springfield State Bank in Springfield, Kentucky, wholeheartedly recommends ICBB's credit conference. Brad and his team always leave the conference with wisdom for their own bank.

"Rich, Transformational Experience"

Julian Morgan
MBA Student
Eastern Kentucky University

As part of our mission to support community banking, we invited the next generation of bankers from Eastern Kentucky University to participate in our credit conference for the first time in 2023. Julian Morgan, an MBA student, found an enriching environment where he could connect what he learned in the classroom to the real world.​

"Gain Knowledge, Meet People, Grow Your Bank"

Carl Bowman
Pioneer Community Bank
Beaver, WV

First-time attendee Carl Bowman found the ICBB credit conference to be a great experience, not only for the valuable information gained, but for the networking opportunities with other community bankers.

"Keep Up on Emerging Trends in Credit"

Evan Dixon
Field & Main Bank
Henderson, KY

Evan Dixon keeps coming back to ICBB's credit conference to learn from peers and stay up to date on best practices and emerging trends in credit.

"A Win-Win for Our Bank"

Mark Ross
Cumberland Security Bank
Somerset, KY

Our friend and customer Mark Ross has been a longtime attender of our credit conference. He has found that it continues to be a value-add long after the conference adjourns each year.

"Very Informative, Excellent Opportunity"

Doug Weese
Mountain Valley Bank
Elkins, WV

Our friend Doug Weese attended our credit conference for the first time in 2023, and found that the conference did not disappoint.

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