Go to main content
2016 Annual Convention & Exposition 2016 Annual Convention & Exposition
June 9-11, 2016 |
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
REGISTER NOW! >>

What a Great Experience! Thanks to All Who Participated

View MCUL & Affiliates President and CEO
David Adams' Keynote Address Here

 

Welcome to Detroit!

Hear first-hand from credit union peers Hank Hubbard and Kathie Trembath about all the exciting developments occuring in Detroit and why now is a great time to head to the Motor City for the MCUL & Affiliates and CU Solutions Group 2016 Annual Convention and Exposition! It will have everyone coming back for more.
Check out great things to do while visiting "The D".

 

New! Corks for a Cause
Wine Pull Supporting Communities Through Credit Unions 

A big thanks to all who attended the exciting new social event to support grants through the Michigan Credit Union Foundation. We hope you enjoyed the complimentary snacks, drinks and networking and “pulled” a fine bottle of wine to take away.
 

Insightful Keynote Presentations!


"Center Stage!" Thursday Keynote

Alex Sheen is founder of "Because I said I would", a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity. He shared how "Because I said I would" encourages and supports making and keeping promises and how the organization has distributed over 3 million Promise Cards to help hold people accountable to their commitments. Tweet us your promise at #mculace.

Be Here for the Friday Keynote With
Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media and an internationally respected authority in the worlds of economics, finance and corporate leadership was Center Stage as the Friday keynote speaker. His company’s flagship publication, Forbes, is the nation’s leading business magazine, with a circulation of more than 900,000. His keynote message is based on the New York Times bestselling book Power Ambition Glory that provides intriguing comparisons between six great leaders of the ancient world and contemporary business leaders.

 

Sold Out Expo Hall!

It was another high-energy vendor hall as attendees mixed and mingled, and visited with exhibitors from across the country at this year's Expo Hall Marketplace! There was plenty of excitement and opportunities to receive complimentary gifts and to be entered into the grand prize drawing.

Agenda Overview

There was SO MUCH planned for this year's AC&E, so be sure the view the complete conference agenda here.
 

Wednesday, June 8

8:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Shotgun Start
Michigan Credit Union System Annual Charity Golf Outing

TPC Michigan, Dearborn
Benefits CMN Hospitals: Credit Unions for Kids

7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Registration and Information

RENAISSANCE FOYER, LEVEL 4

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Michigan Credit Union Foundation
Corks for a Cause Networking Extravaganza!
(Complimentary admission.)
MACKINAC BALLROOM, LEVEL 5

 

Thursday, June 9

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.    
Registration and Information

RENAISSANCE FOYER, LEVEL 4

7:30 a.m.
CMN Hospitals: Credit Unions for Kids Silent Online Auction

RENAISSANCE FOYER EAST, LEVEL 4
Sponsored by Plante Moran

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Safeguards: Tools for Preventing, Identifying and Dealing With Fraud

BRULE, LEVEL 5
Ken Ross and Panel:
Robin Hoag, Charles Holzman and Dan Mahalak

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
INSIDE Credit Union Compliance

LASALLE, LEVEL 5
Sponsored by CU Solutions Group Compliance

9:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Center Stage! Opener, Special Guests and
Keynote Speaker Alex Sheen

AMBASSADOR BALLROOM, LEVEL 3
Sponsored by Excess Share Insurance

  • Pete Gates, CU Solutions Group Chairman
  • Ken Ross, MCUL EVP/COO
  • Patrick McPharlin, DIFS Director
  • Rick Snyder, Michigan Governor (Invited.)
  • Keynote Speaker
    Alex Sheen, 'Because I Said I Would' Founder

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Economic Issues Luncheon
(Ticketed.)
MACKINAC BALLROOM, LEVEL 5
Dr. Charles Ballard
Sponsored by Mortgage Center

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Guest Program: Stick to It! A Tape Inspired DIY Tote Project
(Ticketed.)
DULUTH, LEVEL 5
        
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Education Breakout Sessions

        
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
General Exposition Viewing
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Membership Meeting & Leadership Summit

MACKINAC BALLROOM, LEVEL 5

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CU Solutions Group Welcome Reception!
(Included in registration.)
ONTARIO HALL, LEVEL 3
In Partnership with CUNA Mutual Group and Sprint


Friday, June 10

On-going
CMN Hospitals: Credit Unions for Kids Silent Online Auction

RENAISSANCE FOYER EAST, LEVEL 4
Sponsored by Plante Moran  

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration and Information

RENAISSANCE FOYER, LEVEL 4

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Internet Kiosk

RENAISSANCE FOYER WEST, LEVEL 4
Sponsored by CU Direct Corporation
 
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast and General Exposition Viewing
(Included in registration.)
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Offsite Guest Program: Detroit Shines! Tour and Lunch
(Ticketed.)
BOARD AT MARRIOTT MOTOR LOBBY, LEVEL 1

9:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Center Stage! Special Guests and Keynote Speaker
AMBASSADOR BALLROOM, LEVEL 3
Sponsored by Intuit TurboTax

  • Tony Carnarvon, MCUL Chairman
  • John Buckley, MCUL Chairman Elect
  • David Adams, MCUL & Affiliates President and CEO
  • Jim Nussle, CUNA President and CEO
  • Keynote Speaker
    Steve Forbes, Forbes Chairman and Editor in Chief

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn Roundtables
(Ticketed.)
Sponsored by MSHDA

  • Small-Asset Size Roundtable
    NICOLET, LEVEL 5
  • Medium-Asset Size Roundtable
    MACKINAC BALLROOM, LEVEL 5
  • Large-Asset Size Topics
    MARQUETTE, LEVEL 5   

2:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Education Breakout Sessions

3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
Education Breakouts
and Ignite Sessions

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
CMN Hospitals: Credit Unions for Kids Live Auction Cocktail Hour
(Included in registration.)
AMBASSADOR BALLROOM, LEVEL 3
Sponsored by Miedema Asset Management Group
    

Saturday, June 11

8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Registration and Information

RENAISSANCE FOYER, LEVEL 4

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Honor Awards Program and

Plated Breakfast
(Included in registration.)
AMBASSADOR BALLROOM, LEVEL 3
Including Entertainment by The Water Coolers

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Education Breakout Sessions

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
CUES Networking Luncheon
(Ticketed.)
MACKINAC BALLROOM, LEVEL 5
Kurt David
Sponsored by Credit Union Executive Society

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Education Breakout Sessions

6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Closing Celebration!
Explore, Shore and Encore:
Experience the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House
(Ticketed.)
BOARD AT MARRIOTT MOTOR LOBBY, LEVEL 1


Agenda is subject to change.

Charity Auctions

Thanks to all who signed-up to bid for the online charity auction to support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Items may be viewed here.

Online Bidding Sponsored by Plante Moran

Plus, Exciting LIVE Auction and Cocktail Hour

Friday, June 10 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Included in registration.)
Ambassador Ballroom, Level 3

Credit unions in Michigan have an outstanding reputation for supporting charities and community involvement. Thanks to all who helped support children throughout Michigan by participating in these exciting auctions. All proceeds from the auctions are donated to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals: Credit Union for Kids.

Hotel Accommodations

The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center served as the official hotel of the MCUL & Affiliates 2016 Annual Convention and Exposition. Rooms were being held until May 17, 2016 at a negotiated rate of $160 per night, plus taxes, for single/double occupancy and are now on a rate- and space-available basis.

Looking for more details about the hotel or for directions? Click here for complete information.

 

Proud Event Sponsors

 

                                           

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions? We have answers! Want to know what check-in time is at the hotel? Not sure what attire is appropriate to bring along? We have listed the most frequently asked questions here.

If you have a question not answered here, simply write to us at educate@mcul.org.

* And, YES! The MCUL & Affiliates was the recipient of the Michigan Society of Association Executive's 2015 Diamond Award of Excellence, the highest award of recognition from this prestigious organization. Thanks for helping us make it so great!

Go to main navigation