Bank Trainers Conference & Expo

The Bank Trainers Conference and Expo is an annual educational event that brings together hundreds of training professionals, representing financial institutions from across the country and beyond. A wide-variety of workshops cover everything from eLearning to becoming a better trainer. Un-Paralleled Networking Opportunities with the greatest minds in Learning and Development await you at every turn. An industry-focused and intimate tradeshow will give you the freedom to discuss the latest training solutions and innovations with some of the most respected companies in the training world. All of this, and so much more, can be experienced Fall 2021 in Denver, CO. Be sure not to miss this once a year event!

Registration Information:

$1,395 per person*

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Add Additional Attendees only $1,195 per person!

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OnDemand Video Playback Included at no additional cost!

Add Special Event only $125 pp!

*Registration Fee covers all Workshops and Keynote Speakers, admission to the Trade Show, Refreshment Breaks and Lunches, and the Opening Reception.

Conference Agenda: (All times listed below are in Mountain Time)

October 18, 2021 – Optional Day

9:00 AM-4:00 PM MT

Pre Con – Train the Trainer Mini Boot Camp by Honey Shelton
Pre Con – eLearning Dev with Adobe Captivate 2019: Create Mobile-Friendly eLearning & Responsive Content

6:30 PM-9:30 PM MT – Special Networking Event – TBD

October 19, 2021

10:00 AM-12:00 PM MT – Welcome and Keynote

Making a Difference – Steve Gilliland

12:00 PM-1:00 PM MT – Lunch

1:00 PM-2:15 PM MT – Breakout Sessions

Adobe Captivate 2019: Creating Virtual Reality eLearning and Interactive Videos – Kevin Siegel
Making Mandatory Fun – Becky Pike Pluth
How to Apply Coaching Skills to Your Training Courses – Paul Nunn

2:15 PM-2:30 PM MT – Break

2:30 PM-3:45 PM MT – Breakout Sessions

Make Good Habits Inevitable and Bad Habits Impossible – Honey Shelton
What if Training Isn’t the Answer? – Jess Almlie

3:45 PM-4:00 PM MT – Break

4:00 PM-5:15 PM MT – Breakout Sessions

The Forgotten: Call Center Training – EJ Kritz
Getting to the C.O.R.E. of Training – Becky Pike Pluth
Inclusive Leadership and Cultural Competence Essentials for Trainers – Brian Hughes

5:30 PM-7:30 PM MT – Gala Reception

October 20, 2021

7:00 AM-3:15 PM MT – Trade Show Opens

8:00 AM-9:15 AM MT – Breakout Sessions

Branch Transformation and the Universal Banker – EJ Kritz
Differentiating in a Me-Too Marketplace: Customer Loyalty, Employee Engagement and Growth Opportunity – Bobbi Blath & Steve Schmidt

9:15 AM-9:30 AM MT – Break

9:30 AM-10:45 AM MT – Breakout Sessions

The Simple Strategy You Need to Maximize Learning Experiences- Jess Almlie

10:45 AM-11:15 AM MT – Break

11:15 AM-12:30 PM MT – Breakout Sessions

Make Good Habits Inevitable and Bad Habits Impossible – Honey Shelton
Does Your Training Program Save Your Organization Money & Increase Customer Satisfaction? It can! – Holly Garza

12:30 PM-1:30 PM MT – Lunch

1:30 PM-2:45 PM MT – Keynote

THE NIFTY 9 – Nine Principles of Influence that bring out the best in others – and yourself! – Kathlynn McConnel

2:45 PM-3:15 PM MT – Break

3:15 PM-5:15 PM MT – Steal This Idea

October 21, 2021

7:30 AM-11:15 AM MT – Trade Show Day 2

8:30 AM-9:30 AM MT – Breakout Sessions

Employee Development: How to Build Stronger, More Consultative Sales Teams, Remotely – Panel
6 Effective Ways to Reduce Training Costs and Improve Quality – Dave Romero

9:30 AM-9:45 AM MT – Break

9:45 AM-11:00 AM MT – Breakout Sessions

Create Effective Microlearning in Record Time with PowerPoint – Richard Goring
The Challenge of Compliance Training: What You Need to Know for the Upcoming Year – Carl Pry

11:00 AM-11:15 AM MT – Break

11:15 AM-12:30 PM MT – Special Session

The Story Formula: Connect and Engage through the Power of Strategic Storytelling – Kelly Swanson

12:30 PM-12:45 PM MT – Plot and Plan

12:45 PM-1:00 PM MT – Wrap-Up and 2022 Announcement


Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, CO  80202

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Oct 19 - 21 2021


8:00 am - 6:00 pm



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