CrossState Reconnect Annual Convention 2022
1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Mark your calendars for May 22-24, 2022 for the first in-person CrossState Connect Annual Convention. Please join your credit union colleagues in Atlantic City, NJ for fun and excitement, learning and networking. We’ll have it all! Take advantage of the early bird rates to register yourself, your staff, and your guest. Join us at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Resort May 22-24, 2022. We look forward to seeing you there.
Ross Bernstein joins us for his keynote presentation, “The Champion’s Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability from the Sports World to the Business World.”
The best-selling author of nearly 50 sports books, Ross is an award-winning peak performance Hall of Fame business speaker who’s keynoted conferences for Fortune 500 companies on all seven continents and has been featured on CNN, ESPN, Fox News, and CBS This Morning, as well as in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today.
Rachel DeAlto is a relationship expert, media personality, and speaker. She is the author of “relatable: How to Connect with Anyone Anywhere (Even if It Scares You)” (Simon & Schuster’s Tiller Press 2021).
Rachel has appeared as a relationship expert on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight and TLC’s Kate+Date. Rachel maintains a law degree and a Master’s in psychology. In addition to her regular appearances, Rachel has also been featured on a multitude of media outlets including The TODAY Show, Access Hollywood Live, and CBS This Morning. She has also given three TEDx talks including Being Authentic in a Filtered World which is featured on TED.com.
Ryan Leak speaks to over 200,000 people a year and trains over 15,000 leaders. His keynotes are known for helping people get out of their comfort zones and take risks.
The subjects Ryan speaks on vary depending on the nature of the event, but below you can get a taste of some of the keynotes Ryan has delivered in-person and online.
His keynote topics range from Chasing Failure, Self-Leadership, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusions, Never Give Up-Ish, Seven Levels of Listening, Followership, How to be the Team Member Everyone Wants to Work With, and more.
Please check in at a date closer to the event for additional speaker information, agendas, and more.
Registration opens on January 10, 2022.
Super Early Bird Pricing (until February 18, 2022) is the lowest registration rate offered for the 2022 Convention. Take advantage before prices go up.
Members Under $50 Million – $275 per person
Members Over $50 Million – $475 per person
Get ready to experience the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. Set on 17 acres with the legendary Atlantic City Boardwalk as its backdrop, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will dial up the AC excitement with world-class entertainment and a music vibe unlike any other.
Atlantic City has always been renowned for its gaming scene, but in 2018, the casino scene got an infusion of classic rock and roll spirit. A high-energy environment featuring slots, table games, and plenty of characters, the excitement of the floor can only be matched by the stories you’ll tell later.
Book your room here. The group name for Convention room blocks is GCS522.
Join us for CrossState Connect Annual Convention. Our premier event draws nearly 300 credit union professions throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. You’ll make valuable connections with key decision-makers in the credit union movement.
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Additional Opportunities — Convention Guide
Logo/Hyperlink | Pricing: $300
Logo with hyperlink will be placed on the convention website and mobile app. Company logo will also be placed along with your company profile in the convention guide.
Please submit your logo to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 25. Best if providing an illustrator file; transparent background.
Advertising in the Convention Guide
The convention guide is distributed to all attendees and includes everything they’ll want to know – from speakers to special events and exhibitor information – it’s all in one place!
Full-Page Ad $450 | Half-Page Ad $300
Artwork is due no later than March 25.
Artwork should include a bleed of .125” on all sides.
- Full Page – Final size: 7.5 x 10” | Bleed size: 7.75 x 10.25
- Half Page – Final size: 7.5 x 5” | Bleed size: 7.75 x 5.25 | Half page ads are only available in the horizontal format.
Demo Showcase | Pricing: $1000
Purchase a spot in our demo showcase for an opportunity to give a 10–15-minute product or service demonstration.
Trade Show Game | Pricing: $200
Drive attendees to your booth by being part of the always-popular Trade Show Game! Attendees have to visit every vendor participating in the Game and get a stamp on their sheet, which makes them eligible for the grand prize drawing. What better way to get some facetime with attendees?
FUNdraisers to Support the Foundation
CrossState Convention offers more than great networking opportunities, education, and keynote speakers. We also keep the agenda packed with fun events, including the ones below that will benefit the CrossState Credit Union Foundation.
LEADERS IN FINANCIAL LITERACY AWARDS BREAKFAST
The CrossState Credit Union Foundation has a history of promoting and supporting financial literacy initiatives. Continuing this tradition, we will recognize and honor credit unions and organizations for excellence in the advancement of financial literacy.
Award winners will be honored at a breakfast being held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Resort on Monday, May 23, 2022, from 7:30-9:00 a.m. Seating is limited, so register soon. To sign up for the Breakfast, simply choose it from the Sessions list when registering for Convention.
The Foundation’s Spring Raffle features baskets, artwork, and other items generously donated by credit unions to raise money for the CrossState Credit Union Foundation. The raffle runs throughout CrossState Credit Union Association’s Annual Convention and concludes with drawings beginning at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
WINE, LOSE, OR DRAW
We are continuing with our popular event, “Wine, Lose, or Draw”, that will be held in conjunction with CrossState Credit Union Association’s Annual Convention taking place May 22-24, 2022, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. The event has been a lot of fun for all and is a great way to support the Foundation’s efforts.
CrossState Convention attendees and exhibitors, their colleagues, friends, family members, etc., can purchase raffle tickets for $20. For each ticket purchased, the ticket holder is guaranteed to win a bottle of wine (or other spirit) ranging in price; it could be a $15 bottle of Chardonnay or a $250 bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Everyone is a winner, and all the proceeds support the Foundation’s mission. Be sure to find a CrossState Foundation Board member to buy a ticket and/or visit the Wine, Lose, or Draw booth in the Trade Show.
PULL TAB TICKETS
The popular Foundation fundraising is back. Pull tabs are a unique category of instant winning games. Pull open the tabs to reveal if you’re a winner! (License No. 822)
Visit the CrossState Credit Union Foundation webpage to learn more.