Education & Events

2019 Banking on Women Conference

Nov 20, 2019 to Nov 21, 2019
Indianapolis Marriott North
3645 River Crossing Parkway
Program Overview: 

Imagine. Believe. Achieve. The Next Best Version of You


Devoted to the development of Indiana women in banking. The Banking on Women Conference is your opportunity to unlock your potential, build confidence and help you chart a course so you can own your future!

This conference, where women take the lead, encourages professional development and leadership in your bank, while also promoting the importance of fostering relationships and inspiring women to reach their career goals and aspirations. Our powerhouse speakers will help you advance your decision-making and negotiating processes and teach you how to deliver and apply these insights to benefit your future and your financial institution’s future.

The event will benefit all levels of staff from any financial institution or financial services provider interested in the enhancement and career growth of women in Indiana. This conference will give you the opportunity to network with other professional women and discuss similar challenges and solutions.

Thought leader Marie Forleo says that “Clarity comes from engagement, not from thinking about it.” Don’t just think about how to be successful. Join us at the Banking on Women Conference, and engage in this opportunity for the development of your future success!

  • The Seven Aspects of Personal and Professional Transformation: Aligning your Life from the Inside to the Outside for the next BEST version of YOU.
  • Hope and Healing Happen
  • Fearless: Advancing Your Career as a Financial Professional
  • The Brilliance of Resilience: Beating Burnout To Be Your Best Self
  • Celebrate Success at Thursday's Awards Luncheon
  • IBA Woman of the Year Award
  • IBA Woman on the Rise Award
  • Chasing the Bright Side: Why Optimism is the Secret Ingredient to Success
  • Smart Women Smart Money
  • Developing the Potential of Women
  • Maximizing Your Personal Brand Using Social Media
  • Never Give Up... The Survivor Way

Winners for the IBA Woman of the Year award and the IBA Woman on the Rise award will be announced during the luncheon on Thursday, November 21st.  Nominate yourself or another woman in banking who excels at her profession is active in the community and supports other females to reach their full potential - whether in  banking or other fields. This is a bank-wide opportunity with an emphasis on the ability to lift other women to help them succeed
For more information on the IBA Woman of the Year Award
For more information on the IBA Woman on the Rise Award CLICK HERE


Juli Lynch, Ph.D., President Turning Point Coaching & Consulting
Kellie Leeper, Director of Communications and Development, Ascent 121
Jennifer Sanders, BKD National Financial Services Group
Jacy Imilkowski, PMP, CPCC, ACC, CLL, Adjunct Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Madison Technical College
Jess Ekstrom, Headbands of Hope
Suzie Jones, CFP®, Training Resources Consulting LLC
Vicki Floyd Clark, Building the Capacity of Organizations
Kristin Sundin Brandt, President, Sundin Associates Inc.
Holly Hoffman, Professional Speaker and Author, Last woman standing on CBS’ hit reality show “Survivor Nicaragua”



Wednesday, November 20
12:00–1:00 pm
Registration / Information Desk Open Lunch on Your Own

1:00 - 5:30 pm
General Sessions (See session topics above)

5:30-7:00 pm
Women in Banking Networking Reception
Join us following a great day of sessions, to network with your fellow peers from across Indiana and visit with exhibitors. We will have food and beverage stations – some interactive – for you to enjoy! Following the reception, you are welcome to make dinner plans, shop, or just have an evening of leisure!

7:00 pm
Dine Around Dinner - Dutch Treat
Reservations at several outstanding Indianapolis restaurants have been made for our group. To register for the Dine-Around Dinner please click here.

Thursday, November 21
6:00-6:45 am
Rise and Shine Yoga
Grab your mats we are going to start the day in a fun and creative way. You will breathe, focus, and create a foundation to be your personal best!

7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration/Information Desk Open

7:00-8:00 am
Continental Breakfast with exhibitors

8:00 am-12:00 pm
General Sessions

12:00-1:30 pm
Banking on Women Luncheon
- IBA Woman of the Year Award Presentation
- IBA Woman on the Rise Award Presentation

1:00-3:30 pm
General Session

3:30 pm
Program Adjourns


Indianapolis Marriott North
3645 River Crossing Parkway
Indianapolis, IN 46240


Fees listed are for members. Nonmembers pay a surcharge of 100% on registration fees. Special pricing for groups of 10 or more is available by contacting Laurie Rees,

Registration Fees 

    Price on or Before Oct 21    

Price After Oct 21

Full Conference Registrant
November 20-21



One-Day Registrant



Sponsorship Opportunities - For details on the benefits of sponsoring click here.

Platinum Sponsor - $12,500
Diamond Sponsor - $10,000
Emerald Sponsor - $5,000
Ruby Sponsor - $2,500
Sapphire Sponsor - $1,000

For more information on sponsoring the Banking on Women Conference, please contact Laurie Rees,

Additional Information: 

Who Should Attend:
The Banking on Women Conference welcomes members of any financial institution or financial services provider interested in the enhancement and career growth of women in Indiana.

Hotel Reservations & Rates
We have reserved a block of rooms at Hyatt Place Indianapolis/Ketstone. The Hyatt Place Hotel Indianapolis/Keystone is located at 3645 River Crossing Parkway Indianapolis, Indiana 46240. Please click here to reserve your room today or call 1-800-228-9290. A special room rate of $119 plus tax has been secured for this event. The IBA rate will be available until October 31, 2019. Reservation requests received after the cut-off date will be accepted on space and rate available basis. Hotel rooms can also be reserved at the Ironworks Hotel, 2721 E. 86th St., Indianapolis, IN 46240, by contacting Greg Tucker at 463-221-2200 or

Dress Code
Business/ business casual attire is appropriate for this event. Please bring a sweater for the meeting rooms.

Association Contact: 

For questions or more information, please contact Laurie Rees or Marcy Borden at (317) 387-9380.

Image Use Policy
Registration in IBA events constitutes an agreement to the IBA’s use and distribution of the attendee’s image or voice. Details at:

Special Needs
The IBA is committed to providing the best education in the best facility possible. To that end, we strive to accommodate any special needs bankers may have while attending our programs. If you require any special accommodations or have dietary restrictions, please indicate so on your registration form.

Cancellation Policy: 

Registrations canceled in writing on or before November 1, 2019, will receive a refund.