"Best trade show … delivers 100x Return on Investment! The Directors & Leadership Convention is the best trade show in the industry! The focus on content means we get to meet highly qualified prospects who want solutions. We estimate the return to be 100x our investment. We keep coming back because you give us the platform to grow!”


Save your spot today!

1,500 CU Decision Makers Hungry For Your Solutions: They need YOU to grow their membership, boost loan volume, and supercharge their CU!

For advertising and sponsorship inquiries, call Jose Centeno at (212) 796-8329 or email jcenteno@cudirectors.com.

The 40th National Directors & CEOs Leadership Convention draws key CEOs, Chairmen, and influential board members with key decision-making power from credit unions across the country. Even better, many CEOs bring their ENTIRE board to the convention. Close sales on the spot when all the key players are gathered to explore your solutions to their critical challenges.


  1. Showcase your company’s solutions to solve credit union challenges
  2. Generate highly-qualified decision-maker leads through unique branding opportunities
  3. Boost your firm’s presence at the industry’s most top-rated, well-attended convention
  4. Ensure your solution becomes a valuable asset in credit unions nationwide
  5. Close the deal by networking with key decision-makers & Chairman of the Board


By partnering with the 40th National Directors & CEOs Leadership Convention you can take advantage of our world-class marketing to gain the best exposure for your company. As a sponsor, your company’s brand appears throughout our print and e-marketing campaigns.

Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

Maximize the opportunity to showcase your solutions and reach decision-maker attendees by sponsoring:

Headline entertainment branded with your company brand and message. Plus, you’ll get full branding at the main event.

Pre-entertainment Welcome Reception
Network with decision-makers during your custom-branded welcome reception before the entertainment begins. Impress CEO and director attendees during your sponsored cocktail reception and receive recognition for being one of the entertainment sponsors.

Our opening of the convention is branded with your company logo and message. This is maximum exposure from the start!

Premier Breakout (Only 6 1 available)
Impress decision-makers, show off your expertise and get your message out to attendees at a break-out speaking opportunity. These are limited and at the approval of the co-chairs.

survival guide (Only 1 available)
Brand this handy book attendees use the entire week of the convention with your company logo and message. This is maximum exposure!

CEO ROUNdtable
Looking to get in front of a room of CEOs? This is it! Have one of your company experts participate in this mind meld, peer-sharing roundtable featuring some of our General Session presenters.

Credit union connect (Only 3 available)
We will market these to the attendees you have selected requesting them to take part in a quick meeting with you. You will be able to have five 15-20 minute one-on-one meetings with the selected attendees to learn about their needs and how you can help.

Mobile App
Keep decision-makers connected and receive full branding in the app and all emails announcing the app to attendees, plus preferred placement in the mobile app for your sponsor-branded advertising banner.

Our attendees stay connected courtesy of your brand. You pick the password!

speedy hotel check-in
Your the first company our guests see! We’ll brand our line greeters at Caesars Palace with your logo and hand out your materials the minute they come to check-in.

Hotel Key Card
Thousands of decision-makers will see your brand every day of the convention as well as bring home your custom-branded room key as a souvenir.

Leadership Award Presentation
Get well-respected exposure recognizing a credit union leader as Director of the Year. You and your firm will get premium recognition on the main stage from our co-chairs. You will get to speak and present the Director of the Year award and recognition in a press release to our entire prospect database.

The Relax and recharge lounge
Pitch your solutions to decision-makers while they recharge their bodies and their phones at our mobile device charging stations and massage stations. Attendees will have the opportunity to recharge their phones while having a drink/snack while they wait their turn to relax in one of our amazing robotic massage chairs.

Tote Bag
Gain immediate exposure by having thousands of decision-makers carrying around your branded bag every day of the convention. Turn our attendees into your advertising.

Ice Cream Social
Network with decision-makers during your custom-branded ice cream social.

Guarantee traffic to your booth. Decision-makers have to visit your booth to pick up your company-branded lanyard.

Breakfast of Champions
At these packed, idea-swapping sessions over breakfast, you will get premium exposure and recognition as the sponsor and facilitator.

Continental Breakfasts
Network with decision-makers during your custom-branded continental breakfast stations.

Refreshment Breaks
Network with decision-makers during your custom-branded refreshment breaks.

PRIVAte luncheons (Only 3 1 available)
Boost your bottom line, while you dine! This is an amazing opportunity to get in front of our attendees -- your future clients. With this sponsorship, you’ll select 50 attendees from credit unions you want to meet. Your session includes a privately catered luncheon in which you will have the opportunity to discuss what your organization is doing to help credit unions improve their efficiency while overcoming those serious challenges that many credit unions face. Your solutions in front of the credit unions YOU want to target. Talk about ROI!

Contact Us

For more information on exhibiting or sponsorship possibilities, please contact Account Executive Jose Centeno.

  • Phone: (212) 796-8329
  • Email: jcenteno@cudirectors.com
  • Address: 9737 Washingtonian Blvd., Ste. 502, Gaithersburg, MD 20878