NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The #BankSocial Media Conference is quickly shaping up to be a can't-miss event for those in the retail banking industry. The North Carolina Bankers Association (NCBA) has recently joined the ranks of #BankSocial partners, bringing tremendous expertise and insight to the conversation of how banks can leverage social media to connect with communities and do great things together.
"I continue to be gratified by the encouragement we're receiving from every corner of the retail banking industry," says #BankSocial Founder John Siracusa. "Our list of partners represents some amazing leaders and innovators within finance. Peter Gwaltney and his team at the NCBA's support for #BankSocial is a great honor."
Social media is the pathway to great relationships between banks and their respective communities, contends Siracusa. #BankSocial offers a first-of-its-kind opportunity for leaders within banking to meet and learn from marketing experts and industry peers.
The NCBA offers a prime example of what should be the guiding purpose of every state banking organization, namely preparing and leading its members toward a prosperous future. Without a doubt, the association will have much to offer those gathered at #BankSocial. With fewer than eight weeks remaining until the conference, Siracusa encourages other prominent state banking associations to consider a partnership with #BankSocial today.
"Social media has quickly become a major channel of communication for businesses - both large and small," said Peter Gwaltney, president & CEO, North Carolina Bankers Association. "Social media is critical across all industries and it is so important that banks use social media to communicate with its customers on a daily basis. We are pleased to partner with the #BankSocial Media Conference as it brings together industry leaders in both banking and social media and provides a unique platform for bankers to merge marketing strategies with the retail banking space."
With an intriguing lineup of guest speakers and program, #BankSocial will provide participants with actionable knowledge in the realm of social media marketing's tremendous opportunities. The conference is scheduled for April 7–8 in Newark, New Jersey.
The North Carolina Bankers Association (NCBA) brings together all categories of banking institutions that best represent the interests of our rapidly changing state. Proudly serving North Carolina's banking industry since 1897, the NCBA is the professional trade organization providing advocacy, leadership and support for its dynamic membership base. As the second largest banking state in the nation, the NCBA actively promotes the professional and educational development of its members and affiliate members, and hosts countless annual events, conferences, gatherings, seminars and more. Through its government relations activities, the Association communicates with the North Carolina General Assembly, the U.S. Congress, and banking regulators on behalf of its member banks, savings institutions, and trust companies. The NCBA also provides media relations support, educational and training programs, and regulatory and compliance assistance. The Association has two subsidiaries, Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas (CICCAR) and Community Bank Services (CBS). CICCAR provides permanent debt financing for workforce apartment communities and housing in a number of states. CBS offers insurance and employee benefit products as well as other services to the Association's members and publishes a quarterly magazine, "Carolina Banker." More information about the NCBA or the membership opportunities available may call 800-662-7044 or send an e-mail to =//firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grace Sampson.
#BankSocial is more than a conference: It's a movement. #BankSocial will launch the retail banking industry into the future by teaching banks and credit unions of all sizes nationwide how to use social media to communicate powerfully, effectively, and authentically. Registration is open now for the April 7-8, 2016 #BankSocial event. Learn more at http://banksocialmediaconference.com.
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