29th Annual Lenders Conference
Where chief lending officers and chief credit officers meet to discuss the concerns and issues of an evolving lending market


The 29th Annual Lenders Conference is an essential opportunity to develop new business relationships, where chief lending officers and chief credit officers meet to discuss the concerns and issues of a evolving lending market. By participating in this event, you will help shape future lending practices with this premier group of innovative executives and leading decision makers.

Who Should Attend

  • Chief credit officers
  • Chief lending officers
  • Credit administrators
  • Loan administrators
  • DeNovo officers


Early-Bird Registration Fees to February 5, 2016

CBA Member Bank $845 Golf Fee $150
CBA Affiliate Member $1,500 Golf Fee $150
Non-Member Bank $1,145 Golf Fee $150
Spouse Fee $495 Golf Fee $150

Regular Registration Fees after February 5, 2016

CBA Member Bank $1,045 Golf Fee $150
CBA Affiliate Member $1,700 Golf Fee $150
Non-Member Bank $1,345 Golf Fee $150
Spouse Fee $495 Golf Fee $150

Fax registrations will be accepted, but payment must be received before the event start date.

Cancellation Policy

Substitutions are allowed, at no additional cost. Written notice is required for all substitutions/cancellations. The full registration fee will be refunded if written notice is received by February 12, 2016, and 50 percent if by February 26. No refunds will be provided after February 26. Registrations made on or after February 26 are not subject to refund.

2016 Program Passport Registration Option

CBA members save nearly 40% on program registrations
This program is included in CBA’s new Program Passport purchase option available exclusively to CBA members. In 2016, CBA members now have the option to purchase passports and save nearly 40% on registration rates on several of our most popular program offerings contained in two tracks: Risk and Compliance, and Credit and Lending. Click here for more information. 



Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort
41-000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-4497
(866) 423-1195

Hotel accomodations can be made by calling the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort at (866) 423-1195. The CBA rate is $219*, single or double occupancy, plus taxes and fees. Rooms are limited, please make your reservations by Friday, February 12, 2016. If the CBA room block reaches capacity before this date, the hotel may accept reservations on a space-available basis at the prevailing rates.

*The $29 Resort Fee has been waived. The fee includes use of the fitness center, in-room internet, local calls and more.


*Subject to change

Sunday, March 13, 2016

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up in Marketplace
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Annual Golf Tournament
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration Open
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Marketplace


Monday, March 14, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in Marketplace
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Conference Welcome
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. U.S. and California Economic Outlook
  Dr. Esmael Adibi 
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Legislative, Regulatory and Litigation Update
  Kevin Gould, CBA
  Leland Chan, CBA
12:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. Lunch & Golf Tournament Awards
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series I
  1. Construction Loan Management and Oversight from an Internal and External Perspective
  2. Water Issues
  3. Digitized Files
2:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break    
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series II 
  (All Concurrent Sessions - Series I repeat)
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Marketplace Poker and Cocktail Reception 


Tuesday, March 15, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Partnering with Fintech: A BancAlliance/Fundation Case Study

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Data Liquidity: Turning “Big Data” into Actionable Business Intelligence

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in Marketplace
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Morning Welcome and Introductions
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Apps vs. Sticks & Bricks, You Drive vs. Auto Drive, Interest Rates and Donald Trump. What Else Is There?
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Session – Series III
  1. Ag Lending 
  2. FASB’s CECL Model: Navigating the Changes 
  3. Stress Testing
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon & Networking
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Session – Series IV
  Repeat Series III
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. New Approaches to Small Business Lending 
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibitor Recognition Reception
& Prize Drawings in Marketplace


Wednesday, March 16, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast and Roundtable Discussions 
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions 
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Regulator Panel
10:15 a.m.-10:25 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Closing Keynote Speaker
11:30 a.m. Conference Adjourns 


Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities

To view detailed sponsor and exhibitor opportunities for this event, please download the Marketplace Information Brochure.

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact:

Christie Zook
Meetings Management Specialist 
(916) 438-4418

A few reasons your organization should sponsor and/or exhibit:

  • Maximize your company’s brand awareness and increase your market position
  • Gain direct access to CBA 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 California’s bank executives
  • Support the California Bankers Association, the largest non-profit banking organization serving the California financial services industry