Advocacy Events

Join us at our Virtual Bankers Day at the Capitol series beginning Wednesday, May 5, and continuing on Tuesday, May 11, 18, 25 at 7:30 a.m. EST. A strong banking industry is central to our state’s economic recovery. Let’s deliver a unified and amplified voice when it matters most.

The series agenda includes:
Week One - May 5
Speaker of the House Jason Wentworth - Discussion on Legislative Leadership. 
Register here.

Week Two - May 11
Representative Thomas Albert, Chair House Appropriations & Representative Joe Tate, Minority Vice Chair House Appropriations- Discussion on Legislative Appropriations Priorities and State Budget.
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Week Three - May 18
Chris Cook, Director, Capital Access, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and Mary Townley, Director of Homeownership, Michigan State Housing Authority, John Groen & Jonathan Smith, Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity- Discussion on the state program of Federal American Recovery & Reinvestment Act.
Register here.

Week Four - May 25
Representative Diana Farrington, Chair House Financial Services Committee - Discussion on financial literacy in Michigan. 
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 MBA Banker Roundtables 
The MBA Banker Roundtable will resume Tuesdays, June 1st. Fellow bankers and industry leaders from across the Midwest meet virtually with agency leadership and lawmakers.
You will not want to miss out on this opportunity to speak directly to key lawmakers about the need for commonsense policies and smart reform that will help Michigan's banks better serve their communities and grow the economy.

Register here to attend the meeting. For questions, please contact Alex Morris, Assistant Vice President, Advocacy here

Education Refund and Cancellation Policy for Conferences
The MBA will refund registration fees for cancellations received in writing more than three business days prior to the event. Exceptions to this policy will be made on a case-by-case basis.  All requests for cancellations and substitutions must be received in writing. Please send to