Board & Committee Leadership Conference

October 14-16, 2021 | Gatlinburg Convention Center | Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Convention Center
234 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Make plans to join your peers for an education conference designed just for credit union volunteers. The 2021 Board & Committee Leadership Conference (Formerly Volunteer Leaders Conference) is set for October 14-16 in beautiful Gatlinburg, TN and features a full range of informative sessions on critical, timely issues, with first-rate speakers. 



Thursday, October 14

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Registration and Networking Cocktail Reception

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dinner & Entertainment

Friday, October 15

7:30 a.m.

8:45 a.m. 
Welcome & Announcements

8:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Opening Keynote

10:00 a.m.
Morning Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
General Session II

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
BSA Annual Required Training for Directors

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
General Session IV

2:15 p.m.
Afternoon Break

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
General Session V

3:30 p.m.
Enjoy the rest of your day!

Saturday, October 16

8:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Closing Keynote

10:30 a.m.
Door Prizes & Conference Close



Education Sessions

Conference Attendee $599.00

Guest Registration

Guest registration includes Thursday evening networking cocktail reception and dinner, Friday breakfast, and Saturday breakfast and keynote.

Guest Registration $199.00




We have secured a room block at the following hotels:

Courtyard by Marriott Gatlinburg Downtown
315 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(2-minute walk to convention center)

ROOM RATE: $199 per night
Reservation Deadline: September 22, 2021

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Gatlinburg Downtown
611 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(5-minute walk to convention center)

ROOM RATE: $189 per night
Reservation Deadline: September 22, 2021

Reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please reserve your room early.



Badges Must Be Worn

Badges are specially marked to determine admission to conference activities.


Casual to Business casual. Be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket, as personal comfort levels may vary.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be issued until 14 days prior to the conference less a $100 administration fee per person. No refunds for cancellations within 14 days of event.  Substitutions accepted anytime. All cancellations/substitutions must be submitted in writing.

Code of Professional Conduct

The registrant agrees to conduct his/herself in a cordial manner. KCUL will not tolerate any registrant who creates a disturbance; is disrespectful to any other registrant, any member of KCUL, its speakers and attendees, exhibitors, volunteers or staff. KCUL reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to investigate any complaint and to dismiss any registrant found by KCUL, in its sole discretion, to have violated the Code of Professional Conduct, without refund of registration fees. 

Who Can Attend?

Attendance is limited to League-affiliated and associated credit unions. This conference is a special occasion for CEOs, Directors, Staff, and Supervisory Committee members to come together for valuable education and networking opportunities. For the Business Meeting, affiliated credit unions are entitled to one delegate and one alternate.