Lenders & Chief Credit Officers Conference




Sunday, February 3
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Super Bowl Welcome Party
Monday, February 4
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Open
9:10 AM – 4:00 PM General & Learning Sessions
Tuesday, February 5
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
9:10 AM – 4:30 PM General & Learning Sessions
5:10 PM – 7:30 PM Reception, Dinner and Grand Prize Drawing



Pricing For Through 1/4 After 1/4
WBA Bank Member $895 $995
Bank Non-member $1,245 $1,245
WBA Associate Member $2,000 $2,000
WBA Season Pass Holder $895 $895
Spouse Fee
(includes attendance to two receptions)
$295 $295

Registration fees less a $75 processing fee per registrant will be refunded if cancellation is received by January 18, 2019. No refund if cancellations are received after January 18, 2019. Substitutions welcomed.


Hotel and Travel

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629, US

Hotel accommodations can be made online here or by calling the The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel reservations department at (949) 489-5843. Please mention Western Bankers Association Lenders Conference to receive the special group rate. The WBA rate is starting at $249/night, single or double occupancy, plus taxes and fees. Rooms are limited, please make your reservations as soon as possible. The hotel room block cut-off date is Friday, January 4, 2019. If the room block reaches capacity, the hotel may accept reservations on a space-available basis at the prevailing rates.

Resort Fee

The $40 Resort Fee has been reduced down to $20. The fee includes:

  • Overnight Valet Parking reduced to $20 per room per night
  • Wireless, high-speed Internet access in guest rooms and common areas  
  • Unlimited local telephone calls in Southern California  
  • 24-hour computer access to the Private Business Centers  
  • Daily Yoga and Pilates classes in the Gazebo overlooking the Pacific Ocean  
  • Individual guest use of The Ritz-Carlton Spa’s sauna and steam rooms  
  • Shuttle service to and from Salt Creek Beach on an individual guest request basis (not applicable to group transfers)  
  • Access to resort’s Beach Butler Service and use of beach recreation equipment including fins, towel service, umbrellas, and beach chairs  
  • Unlimited use of the Tennis Courts including rackets. Tournament and clinic fees are additional  
  • Preferred golf tee-times at Monarch Beach Golf Links, including shuttle service and golf bag storage on an individual guest request basis. (not applicable to group transfers)  
  • Participation in the resort’s daily scheduled Eco-Adventure Center Garden Tour
Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Information

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Rosemary Mignano, Senior Manager of Sponsor, Exhibitor & Affiliate Member Development at rmignano@westernbankers.com or (916) 438-4435.

Why sponsor:

  • Maximize your company’s brand awareness and increase your market position
  • Gain direct access to member banks and institutions in an exclusive environment
  • Raise your profile above your competitors
  • Learn about the issues confronting today’s financial service leaders and gain valuable insight into potential solutions
  • Match your exposure needs, regardless of your budget
  • Shape or reinforce a positive perception of your company with bank executives
  • Support the Western Bankers Association, the largest non-profit banking organization serving the West Coast financial services industry