Call for Proposals

IBA/OBL Annual Convention | June 21-24 | Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park
As part of the Annual Convention agenda, the IBA and OBL will conduct a series of eight 45-minute current breakout sessions and an Executives & Directors Workshop. For individuals and companies involved in the banking industry, the opportunity to speak at the Annual Convention is viewed as a significant benefit. Please submit all required information no later than Friday, December 2, 2022.

Current Breakout Sessions: (8) Friday, June 23
Executives & Directors Workshop: (1) Wednesday, June 21 (1:30 - 3:30 pm)

• IBA or OBL Member
• Session MUST be issue-oriented and content-rich. The sessions are NOT a forum to sell products & services.
• Selections will be made based on the relevancy of the topic and speakers’ qualifications to present on the proposed subject matter.

Session Selection
• The IBA or OBL staff will contact you directly. No phone calls, please.
• All proposals will be reviewed by an IBA/OBL selection committee. Decisions will be made and notifications emailed no later than January 20, 2023.
• The session will be promoted in all Convention marketing materials.
• IBA/OBL do not pay honorarium or expenses for breakout session speakers.
• If you are utilizing handouts, it is your responsibility to provide printed copies for distribution to session attendees.
• Speakers will be required to use their own computer for each session. AV needs must be coordinated with IBA/OBL staff.

Substitution Policy
Speaker substitutions are subject to IBA/OBL approval. In the event a proposed and confirmed speaker cannot fulfill his/her commitment, the presenting company will not be guaranteed a speaking slot for an alternative representative.

Presenter Fees
• Presenter is responsible for all related travel, overnight costs, and other expenses.
• Presenting company must contribute $4,000 in a Breakout Sponsorship to defray the cost of meeting room space, audiovisual equipment, and break station.
• Presenting company is listed as a Breakout Sponsor in all marketing materials (online and printed).
• Presenter receives one complimentary convention registration (an $895 value). Additional presenters must pay full convention registration fees.

We are sorry to inform you that the date to submit a proposal has expired.