Agenda Highlights

The Financial Brand Forum conference agenda is jam-packed with killer content and how-to sessions — from interactive workshops and live demos, to Power Breakfasts and Lunch & Learn presentations.

Killer Keynotes

Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford is a renowned international supermodel, businesswoman and one of the most iconic faces in the fashion industry. In the Forum 2024  opening keynote, she will share the lessons fueling her successful journey from supermodel to a successful business mogul, offering valuable insights into the power of persistence, branding, collaboration, grit, business agility, and adaptability.

Live Entertainment

Jim Gaffigan

Attendees who register now receive an automatic upgrade to a Gold Pass, including a private performance by legendary stand-up comedy icon Jim Gaffigan on Monday, May 20th. Known around the world for his unique brand of humor, Gaffigan is one of the funniest people alive — a six-time Grammy nominated comedian and actor, New York Times best-selling author, and three-time Emmy winning performer.

Leadership Summit

PayPal & Nintendo

CEOs from two Fortune 500 companies take the Forum 2024 main stage to share their insights into strategic leadership and how to lead your organization through major periods of transition. Visionary tech CEO of PayPal Dan Schulman will speak to the unique challenges and opportunities facing the financial industry today, and Reggie Fils-Aimé, the former CEO of Nintendo, will explore next-generation leadership principles for disruptive innovation.

AI & Strategic Marketing

Forum X

Like TEDx for financial institutions, this unique series of short, high-level talks focuses on helping banking execs prepare for the future. Two of the world’s most notable global marketing experts, Scott Stratten and Bonin Bough, will share their insights into the major strategic growth trends that are reshaping marketing plans. And futurist Mike Walsh joins Tia White from Amazon in a pair of riveting presentations on the future of generative AI and machine learning.

Management & Leadership

Forum University

Learn cutting-edge leadership strategies from the world’s most prestigious business school professors. Wendy Smith, Professor of Business at the University of Delaware, will examine the strategic paradoxes facing leadership teams in times of disruption. Scott Galloway, Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern, will take a unique, unvarnished look at the tectonic forces that will strain banks’ strategic plans in 2024 and beyond.

Actionable Insights

Breakout Sessions

The Forum 2024 will have over 40 sessions specifically engineered to help you tackle your biggest growth challenges, covering everything from marketing and CX, to digital channels and AI. You’ll learn innovative ideas, advanced techniques, and best practices from the brightest minds in banking in these actionable how-to presentations that are guaranteed to build your brand and your bottom line.

How-To Workshops

Executive Masterclasses

Interactive presentations that take a deep dive into some of the most critical issues in banking today, facilitated by the world’s foremost experts in their fields. There are six separate three-hour masterclasses to choose from, including courses on Strategic Planning, Innovation, Behavioral Science, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Marketing, and Brand Repositioning.

Tools & Solutions

Live Demos

Live demonstrations that showcase new, cutting-edge banking and financial technologies from an array of fintech experts and leading solutions providers. You’ll see many of the banking industry’s most innovative and exciting tools and platforms — live and in action. These unique, short sessions give your team the opportunity to understand if these technologies are the right fit for you and your organization.

Trends & Insights

Power Breakfasts

Start your mornings off with a full complimentary breakfast buffet as the banking industry’s most experienced solutions providers share their insights in these educational sessions. Each day, there are three presentations to choose from, and they are open to all attendees. However, these sessions are very popular — seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Exclusive Presentations

Lunch & Learn Sessions

Enjoy a plated three-course gourmet lunch in a private setting as the banking industry’s most experienced solutions providers share the latest trends and insights in these educational sessions. There are three private, invitation-only luncheon presentations each day, covering critical topics in banking — from onboarding and KYC/digital identity, to acquisition and growth strategies. If you receive an invite, please RSVP promptly.

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