Annual Meeting & Convention

October 10-12, 2018  |  Louisville Marriott Downtown  |  Louisville, KYMake it Happen Make it Matter - Ad

Every day, you make a positive difference in the life of a member and in your communities. Across the State, we are all working toward one shared vision in which Kentuckians choose credit unions as their financial partner. In October, let's celebrate how credit unions make things happen and how we make it matter!

The 84th KCUL Annual Meeting and Convention features a comprehensive agenda of top-of-mind issues, the KCUL Business Meeting, a golf outing, an awards banquet, entertainment and an extensive showcase of business partners and exhibitors.

Whether you are a credit union professional or volunteer, from a small or large credit union, you will find useful information geared towards your needs.

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General Information

Badges Must Be Worn

Badges are specially marked to determine admission to conference activities.

Ticketed Events

Additional registrations are required for the Wednesday Golf Event, Wednesday evening dinner and entertainment, Thursday evening Awards Banquet, and Governmental Affairs Breakfast.

Seating for the Awards Banquet is reserved on a “first-come, first-served” basis at the Convention Registration Desk.


The attire for the conference is Business casual. Be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket, as personal comfort levels may vary. The attire for the Awards Banquet/Wendell's Reception is cocktail party to semi-formal.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be issued until 14 days prior to the conference less a $100 administration fee per person. Substitutions accepted anytime. All cancellations/substitutions must be submitted in writing.

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.

For Your Information

Download the Kentucky Credit Union League, Inc. Business Session Report Book


The schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Wednesday, October 10     
9:00 a.m.   KCUL Board Meeting
11:00 a.m.   Golf Scramble at Valley View Golf Club (Floyds Knobs, IN)
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.   Registration Open
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.   Opening Dinner 
Thursday, October 11    
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Registration Open
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.   Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.   Opening Remarks
9:05 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.   Opening Keynote
10:30 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.   Education Breakout Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall Opening and Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.   Education Breakout Sessions
2:05 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Education Breakout Sessions
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   Awards Banquet
Friday, October 12    
7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   Governmental Affairs Breakfast with Keynote Speaker
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Check Out Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.   Members' Business Meeting
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.   Emerging Leaders General Session
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Conference Close


  • Early Bird Conference Bundle (through August 31): $499*

  • Regular Conference Bundle (after August 31): $549*

*Conference bundle includes attendee registration for the 2-day Conference, Wednesday night event, Thursday night banquet and Friday Governmental Affairs breakfast. Golf outing is NOT INCLUDED in the bundle.  



Annual Business Meeting Only Registration Form and Voting Credentials

If you do not plan to attend the Annual Meeting & Conference but would like to attend the Friday morning Members’ Business Meeting ONLY, please complete and return the Business Meeting Registration form to the League office.

Download Business Meeting Registration

Hotel Information

Louisville Marriott Downtownsdflm main02

280 W Jefferson St, Louisville, KY 40202

Located in the heart of downtown, Marriott Louisville Downtown features upscale amenities and onsite dining near top Louisville attractions.


Golf Outing

Wednesday, October 10, 2018ValleyViewGolf
Event Coordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Location: Valley View Golf Course
3748 Lawrence Banet Rd.
Floyds Knobs, IN 47119
(812) 923-9280

The tournament format consists of 4 person teams. Create your own team or we’ll team you up with others.

The outing will begin with lunch and registration at 11:00 a.m. and golf will begin promptly at Noon. 



Education Sessions

Exhibit Hall

Check out who's in the Exhibit Hall >>

Download Our Event App!

We'd like to announce that 84th KCUL Annual Meeting & Convention has a free, official app. You can download the free official Whova app for our event.

You'll be able to:

  • View the event agenda and plan your schedule.

  • Plan ahead whom to meet at the event by browsing attendee profiles in advance.

  • Send in-app messages and exchange contact info.

  • Find attendees with common affiliations, education, shared networks and social profiles.

  • Receive update notifications from organizers.

  • Access agenda, GPS guidance, maps, and parking directions.

After downloading, sign up on Whova with the email address that you used to RSVP for our event, or sign up using your social media accounts. If you are asked to enter an invitation code to join the event, please use the following invitation code:


Wendell's Retirement Celebration

Join us for a night of elegance and celebration as we pay tribute to one of our own. Wendell Lyons, Kentucky Credit Union League President, is retiring after 32 years of service to the League, Kentucky’s Credit Unions and the national credit union industry. 

We will be honoring Wendell on Thursday, October 11th at 7:00 p.m. during the Awards Banquet.  There are special presenters and surprises in store so you will not want to miss this opportunity to honor our friend.


The Kentucky Credit Union League is very grateful for the support of our SPONSORS.  This event would not be possible without you!

Kentucky Credit Union League
5111 Commerce Crossings Drive
Suite 210
Louisville, KY 40229

Call: 502-459-8023 or 800-333-5285
Fax: 502-459-0189