Community Bankers Summit

July 27-29, 2020 | University of Colorado | Boulder, CO

Continuing Education

The biennial Community Bankers Summit offers senior managers of community banks three days of learning and networking on the beautiful University of Colorado Boulder campus during the Annual School Session. Plan on attending the next program in July 2020!


Every other year, GSBC’s president and Alumni Advisory Board curate a curriculum designed to foster discussion among Annual School Session faculty, industry experts and community bankers regarding strategies and best practices for community banks to thrive.

Previous Sessions Have Addressed

  • How to stay relevant among shifts in customer and employee demographics
  • How to respond to changes to the payments system and cybersecurity
  • What are opportunities and risks with social media marketing?
  • Balance sheet management strategies

Plan to Attend

Schedule Overview

The 2020 Community Bankers Summit is scheduled for July 27-29 during the 70th Annual School Session. Arrive over the weekend to take in the endless outdoor recreation that Boulder and the surrounding area have to offer, and play in the GSBC Alumni Association Annual Golf Tournament.

Golf Tournament

Gather your friends and colleagues for a day of golf before the seminar! The GSBC Alumni Association Annual Golf Tournament is attended by alumni, faculty, students and attendees of the Community Bankers Summit.

Registration & Fees

This is an intermediate/advanced level seminar that is best suited for the following individuals: GSBC alumni, CEOs, presidents, CFOs, chief risk officers, marketing officers, bank regulators, directors and members of senior management at community banks.

GSBC alumni and multiple-attendee discounts apply for this program.

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Continuing Professional Education

Attendees can also count seminar hours toward Continuing Professional Education. GSBC is registered with the NASBA as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

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Facilities & Accommodations

This program is hosted in conference space on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Hotel accommodations are not included in registration fees; GSBC arranges for special rates at nearby hotels, and attendees are required to make their own reservations.


Speakers are a combination of Annual School Session faculty, community bankers, academics and consultants who will deliver real-life examples, best practices, case studies and unique models of technical instruction in a lively, discussion-based group setting. Speakers for the 2020 program are TBA.

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What People Are Saying

As a community banker today, it is imperative to be involved in ongoing formal collaboration and frequent sharing with other thought partners and industry leaders. This program takes place at one of the premier educational settings in the country, and GSBC's speakers and banking instruction are world class. Simply stated, the Summit offers an ideal format for community bankers to continue their development as leaders.

Nathan Ewert
Nathan Ewert
Community Bankers Summit
2016 Attendee
Next Steps

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Are you a GSBC alum or senior manager looking for current information on how stay relevant in today's ever-changing banking environment? Join us in Boulder!