LAUNCH 2020
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 Export to Your Calendar 1/30/2020 to 1/31/2020
When: January 30 - 31, 2020
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Sheraton / Le Méridien Charlotte
555 South McDowell Street
Charlotte, North Carolina  28204
United States
Contact: Professional Development


Online registration is available until: 1/24/2020
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The only early-2020 trade show sponsored by the Carolinas Credit Union League!

The Carolinas Credit Union League’s annual trade show and conference for credit union professionals has returned for year four! Again in its fourth-consecutive year, LAUNCH will propel your operations and service success with the latest trends, products, services and strategies. This event is ideal for all levels and most departments within your credit union, including specialists, managers and directors in the areas of operations, compliance, security, IT, communications, and more.

An invaluable resource for the region’s credit union community, the event features keynote and breakout sessions, an extensive trade show, pre-conference workshops, the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Awards Gala, and CUaware Protégé Competition Finals. And NEW this year is the 2020 Young Professional Workshop and Gatsby Casino Afterparty.

LAUNCH is truly a unique opportunity to find out how to meet tomorrow’s challenges today. Take advantage of all events in conjunction with this conference.


Events & Pricing:

Thursday, January 30, 2020
All Thursday events include discounted entry into LAUNCH!
Small CU Roundtable - 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - $50
The Small Credit Union Roundtable provides an open, cooperative environment for discussion of challenges, opportunities, and timely topics submitted by registrants.

Mid-Size CU Roundtable - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - $50
Relevant to credit unions between $50M and $400M in assets, participants share best practices and discuss any topics of interest submitted by registrants.
 
2020 Young Professional Workshop - 10:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - $50 :
Young professionals age 40 and under, as well as Mentees (only) in the 2020 CUaware Protégé Mentor Program. This workshop is mandatory for Mentees in the 2020 program.
 
The Mentor Workshop - 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - $50 
This event will share best practices, resources and tips with incoming Mentors. 
This workshop is mandatory for Mentors in the 2020 program.


CUaware Protégé Mentor Program Meet & Greet - 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - $0
Attendees MUST be a part of the 2020 CUaware Protégé Mentor Program.
 
Carolinas CU Foundation Awards Gala - 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - $150
Honoring several credit unions and credit union professionals. This will be a semi-formal event with cocktail attire encouraged. Proceeds benefit the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation.
 
Gatsby Casino Afterparty - 8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. - $0
Hosted by the YPs of the Carolinas. Featuring live-dealer casino games, cash bar and photo booth. Everyone is invited! Admission is Free, $20 to play. Proceeds benefit the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation.
 
   
Friday, January 31, 2020
CUaware Protégé Competition Finals + Breakfast - 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - $0 
(RSVP required; Seating limited
Conclusion of the 2019-20 CUaware Protégé Competition where top finalists from North and South Carolina will compete for the chance to be named this year’s CUaware Protégé. The winner and two runners-up will receive developmental scholarships sponsored by the Carolinas Credit Union League.

LAUNCH, the leading CU show in the Carolinas! - 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - $85
Your “one-stop-shop” to evaluate products and services and gain valuable insight on offerings that will help you better serve your co-workers and credit union members. You will benefit from educational sessions, industry experts, and credit union focused suppliers and advisors who will be on hand to show you the technology, data, and know how that will move your credit union forward.
 
   
Awards Gala Sponsorship Opportunities for Credit Unions
Premier - $5,995 SOLD
 
Dinner - $3,995
You will enjoy substantial stage time as you welcome the crowd. Your logo and sponsorship level will be listed in the program guide, on the website and on other signage. Includes 10 tickets to the dinner with table tent recognition and free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.

 
Cocktail Reception - $2,995
You will enjoy special sponsorship recognition at the cocktail reception. Your logo and sponsorship level will be listed in the program guide, on the website and on other signage. Includes 10 tickets to the dinner with table tent recognition and free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.

 
Table Sponsor - $1,995
Your logo and sponsorship level will be listed in the program guide, on the website and on other signage. Includes 10 tickets to the dinner with table tent recognition and free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.
 
YP Table Sponsor - $1,000
You will enjoy special recognition as a sponsor of a table for the Young Professionals in the Carolinas. This is offered at a discounted price! Your credit union’s name will be listed in the program guide, on the website and on other signage. Includes 10 tickets to the dinner for Young Professionals with table tent recognition and free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.
 
Gatsby Afterparty - $500
Sponsor the afterparty and receive special recognition at the event and in the program guide, on the website and on other signage. The Gatsby-themed afterparty is hosted by the Young Professionals of the Carolinas and everone is invited! The event will be held in a private room featuring live-dealer casino games, a cash bar and photo booth. Admission is free and it will be $20 to participate in the Casino games of Blackjack, Poker, Rolette, and Craps. Proceeds benefit the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation.
 

 

 

 

Vendors:

Sponsor | ExhibitProtégé Finals Sponsor | Gala Sponsor

 


Accommodations:

Sheraton Charlotte
555 South McDowell St. Charlotte, NC 28204 
Reservation Deadline: January 8, 2020
Rate: $159/night

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Cancellation Policy:  Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable. Please email development@carolinasleague.org with substitutions.

Contact Us

NORTH CAROLINA

323 West Jones Street
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27603

800-822-8859 Phone
919-573-0474 Fax

SOUTH CAROLINA

PO Box 1787
Columbia, SC 29202

800-822-8859 Phone
803-732-4268 Fax