The Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) and the Idaho Credit Union League (ICUL) have announced a three-year partnership to hold simultaneous annual membership meetings while jointly hosting the MAXX Convention.
The collaboration begins in October 2017. The annual conference was previously hosted by the solely by the NWCUA. The annual conference was previously hosted by the solely by the NWCUA.
“The underlining theme of MAXX celebrates cooperative credit unions and their ability to realize the possibilities,” said Troy Stang, NWCUA president/CEO. “We encourage the credit union leaders in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho to begin planning now to come together at MAXX 2017. This partnership will bring some of the nation’s most innovative credit unions under one roof to accelerate and celebrate the value and impact they deliver to their 5.9 million members and the communities they serve.”
“Collaboration is the cornerstone of the credit union movement,” said Kathy Thomson, ICUL president/CEO. “This partnership ensures MAXX convention attendees can expect best-in-class content, powerful speakers, a preeminent Strategic Link Trade Show, networking, a celebration of traditions and experience opportunities for the future.”
In addition to content on the main stages, the MAXX Conventions will showcase the best of the two leagues’ heritage events including the NWCUA’s annual dinner and auction benefitting Credit Unions for Kids, and the ICUL’s Annual Golf Tournament. NWCUA’s high-energy “Advocacy to the MAXX” luncheon will spotlight the combined successes of credit unions in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
MAXX will be held in Spokane, Wash., Oct. 23-26, 2017. The locations for the 2018 and 2019 MAXX Conventions will be announced at a later date, Stang and Thomson said.