The League is not designed to be all things to all people. However, as one of the nation’s most important state trade associations for thrifts and community banks, we focus on the specific needs of our niche. To our industry we advocate, educate, communicate, and innovate.
Since its formation in 1880, The League has been the industry’s primary advocate in the often contentious, always important legislative, regulatory, and public opinion arenas in our region and at the national level.
The League participates in all phases of the legislative process by drafting and amending bills and testifying regularly before legislative and regulatory committees. As advocacy is such a large part of what we do, we invite you to read more on The League’s Advocacy page.
The League offers a full slate of programs on banking and professional development for thrifts and community banks. We draw subject matter experts from across the country to deliver timely, impactful information that delivers improvements to our participants. Our programs offer veteran and new bankers a unique opportunity to broaden their professional skills and contacts. To see a sample of our offerings, please visit our Events & Education page.
Our Annual Convention is designed for the C-Suite and Director level and features thought leaders in the industry, vendor and public sector space—delivering practical solutions to industry challenges. The networking opportunities to all attendees are second to none.
It is easy in this day and age to be a victim of information overload. The League carefully seeks information that is a benefit to our industry leaders and aggregates it into one place for review. Our communication vehicles include:
Through The League Members Assistance Corporation, the League has focused on delivering new and innovative products and services from Preferrerd Partners that helps its members thrive. For example, The League created the ILFI Trust, which exists solely to provide League members with a reliable source of competitively priced, quality group insurance products. This means:
For more details, please visit The League Trust page.
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