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Photo gallery: MBDCouncil catches air on Day One
CUNA Marketing & Business Development Conference attendees assemble care packages for clients of the East Oakland Community Housing Project

Photo gallery: MBDCouncil catches air on Day One

Skateboard legend Tony Hawk addresses nearly 550 attendees.

March 12, 2018

The CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference opened Sunday in San Francisco with nearly 550 attendees—170 of them first-timers.

Preconference activities included a tour of the San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park, a giveback project that benefited a community housing project, a workshop from content marketing expert Chris Brogan, and a keynote presentation from legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk.

The following are scenes from Sunday.

  • Slide 01

    When it comes to content marketing, “you can’t do things you’re comfortable with; you need to do things that work,” says author Chris Brogan.

  • Slide 02

    This year's conference has drawn roughly 170 first-time attendees.

  • Slide 03

    First-time attendees play “networking bingo” as an ice-breaking exercise.

  • Slide 04

    Attendees line up to have their pictures taken with skateboarding legend Tony Hawk following his keynote presentation.

  • Slide 05

    CUNA Mutual Group asks attendees, “What is your life motto?”

  • Slide 06

    A representative from CU Direct outlines what it takes for a winning auto loan campaign.

  • Slide 07

    Forty-four attendees participate in a preconference workshop, which took a "Team Behind the Team Tour" of the San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park.

  • Slide 08

    During a community giveback event, attendees put together care packages attached with handwritten inspirational messages for clients of the East Oakland Community Housing Project, a nonprofit organization in Oakland, Calif.