45th Annual Conference  February 5th - 7th



One Click Registration Links

ECUC Room Block (closing 1/5)  ~ Reserve Here

Credit Unions  Register Here

 Sponsor & Exhibitors ~ Register Here

Golf Registration - Register Here

Conference Brochure - Download PDF Here





  Conference Registration         

A Great Value 16 sessions,  vendors, networking, meals and entertainment.  Meals included are: Drink tickets for Sunday Eve Super Bowl; Monday Welcome Reception; Breakfast on Tuesday & Wednesday; Lunch on Tuesday & Wednesday.    Guests registration  Monday Reception; Breakfast on Tuesday & Wednesday; Closing Keynote Joe Lombardi followed by Lunch Wednesday.    


See the Hotel:  Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa

Reserve Rooms Here:  ECUC Discount Rate $225  

All ECUC Rooms must be reserved via this Reservation Link to receive preferred rate.  Do not reserve via the general website.  Specify ECUC conference if reserving via phone.

Plan to Arrive by Saturday for

  • Golf Outing Sunday morning 
  • Super Bowl Sunday on the beach
  • Director's Essentials Monday morning
  • Conference Begins Monday afternoon

          Stay Until Wednesday 1pm for 

                                              Closing Keynote              

                         Joe Lombardi

                                   New Orleans Saints




At the Mic... 

Anirban Basu, Economist,

Chairman / CEO Sage Policy Group

Dick Ensweiler, Credit Union Trailblazer 


Joe LombardiNew Orleans Saints


Denise Wymore,  Author, Speaker, Consultant 

See the Full Line-Up

of Speakers & Forums  

Click Here!


 Kevin BrownVP Marketing SERVPRO


Jennifer Diffenderfer, Solution Architect 

 Here's a Glimpse of what to Expect... 

          University & College Credit Union Forum - alumni relations, campus branches, sponsorships, connecting with students, etc.

K-12 School Credit Union Forum- student branches, financial literacy, unique products, etc.

Small School & University School Credit Union Forum - how to survive and thrive

Directors & Volunteers Forum - Issues that matter to top leadership

Private Networking Lunch for CEOs, for Management/staff, and for Directors & Volunteers

Inspiration & Insights from international business leaders at SERVPRO & Google

Future of the Credit Union Industry

Current Economic Climate- opportunities & challenges for credit unions

Auto Industry Trends, ideas for education credit union to optimize market share

Innovations in Credit Unions and how school and university credit unions can win

Technology & Digital - next to come and how to be best positioned 

Director's Essentials get the required education while at the conference: Financial Literacy & Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)

Reaching and Marketing to schools via social media and business development

Complete Listing of Speakers and Session Topics Here  


 Enjoy Golf in Clearwater Beach



Host to 13 PGA and LPGA Tour Events - Florida golf doesn't get any better than Bardmoor.  Broad, generous fairways that invite you to hit away, glistening water features that add some sparkle to your round and of course, abundant sunshine in February!  Add Arnold Palmer, Payne Steward, Fred Couples and Tom Kite, just to name a few that have played here.  Here's you chance to experience the best of Florida Golf! 

A small block to tee times have been reserved for anyone registered to attend the conference . There's no need to arrange a full foursome, register as an individual and we'll team you with another golfer from the ECUC group!  

Date:  Sunday 2/4/2018        

Tee Time:  9:00 a.m.            

Cost:  $100 (includes green fees; cart rental; light lunch during play)

Register to Golf Here!

Note: Transportation is not included, plan to arrange on your own. Club rentals are not included, plan to reserve and directly with the pro shop one week in advance, not earlier thanks!

Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club
Phone: (727) 392-1234      8001 Cumberland Road | Seminole, Florida 33777 


Conference At-A-Glance

Arrive by Saturday 2/3 ~ stay through Wednesday 2/7 at 1pm 


Sunday 2/4  Enjoy Clearwater Beach 
  9:00 am   Golf at Bradmoor Golf Course
  Afternoon  Relax and enjoy the resort, beach, and Clearwater~St. Pete on your own
  6:00 pm    Watch the Super Bowl on the Beach 
Monday 2/5
  9:30 am     Pre-conference Sessions - Director's Essentials (Financial Literacy & BSA  9:30 - 11:30)
  1:00 pm     Conference Begins with Opening Keynote by Kevin Brown, SERVPRO
   2:30 pm    Networking & Idea Sharing Breakout Forums:  (University & College CUs, K-12 School CUs; Director/Volunteer Forum)
  6:30 pm     Welcome Reception with Exhibitors Open bar, plenty to eat!   

Tuesday 2/6
   7:30 am    Networking Breakfast with Exhibitors
   8:30 am    Morning Sessions featuring Anirban Basu and Dick Ensweiler 
   Noon        Breakout Networking Lunches (CEO Lunch; Management/Staff Lunch; Directors & Volunteers Lunch)

   1:00 pm    Breakout Sessions

   2:15 pm    Breakout Sessions

   Evening    Enjoy Clearwater on your own


Wednesday 2/7
   7:30 am     Networking Breakfast

  8:30 am     ECUC Annual Meeting

  9:15 am     Morning Session featuring Loren Hudziak, Google

 10:30 am   Closing Keynote, Joe Lombardi

  Noon         Farewell Lunch with Guests 

       Exhibitor Booth Set Up:  By Monday 9:00 a.m.   Booth Tear Down:  After Wednesday 10:30 a.m. 

Giving to Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay 

This year in San Diego ECUC launched a partnership with Junior Achievement, the national organization known and respected for their mission of enriching and supporting youth of all ages in communities across the nation.  We’re excited to coordinating with our local educator credit unions and organizing the student ambassadors to help raise donations at the Clearwater event.  

Junior Achievement: Empowering young people to own their economic success

Giving Back to San Diego 

2018 Conference Sponsor, Thank you! 

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