Women in Banking Conference

The GBA Women in Banking Conference is planned by the Women in Banking Committee. Each year, the committee crafts an agenda packed with information that will be valuable to all women in the banking industry. The conference also provides an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues from throughout the state.

Who Should Attend

Any woman who considers herself a career banker will benefit.

Conference Highlights

More sessions and speakers will be added as they are confirmed.

My Banking Journey
Natalie Bartholomew
The Girl Banker blog
Building Culture from
the Inside Out

Donna Flynn
Founder and Owner
SkillsMastery Group, Inc.
Commanding Confidence
Trudy Kremer
Jackson Spalding

Personal Awareness
Dr. Melissa Furman, MS, EDB
Career Potential, LLC
Sparking Joy
Shannon Huneycutt
Silver-Level KonMari Consultant
Spark Joy Charlotte
Work-Life Balance
Sarah Hawkins Warren
Associate Justice
Supreme Court of Georgia


Associate Members are eligible to serve as sponsors to maximize the conference experience of the bankers attending.Click here to view sponsor information for the 2019 conference.

Registration Price and How to Register

The conference registration price is $395 per person for registrations received through Nov. 4 and $445 per person for registrations received beginning Nov. 5. Registration includes conference sessions, Sunday opening reception, Monday and Tuesday breakfasts, Monday lunch, Tuesday afterglow reception, and daily breaks.

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Hotel Information

The 2019 conference will be at Legacy Lodge at Lanier Islands, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518, 770.945.8787. GBA’s discounted $169 nightly room rate includes entrance gate fee; valet or self daily parking; in-room wifi; in-room coffee; and unlimited use of the fitness center. To reserve a room, call 800.768.LAKE or 770.945.8787 and a credit card guarantee is required.  Be sure to mention you are with the Georgia Bankers Association to receive the GBA rate. The cut-off date for reservations at the GBA rate is Monday, Oct. 28, and rooms may sell out before that date. You will receive a confirmation number when you make your reservation.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No refunds will be given after Nov. 8. However, substitutions are always welcome.

GBA Contact

Kathy Friestad
Professional Development Manager