Conferences & Education

Annual Directors Conference
and Pre-Conference Workshop 

November 5-7, 2015
Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA



Who Should Attend

  • Chairmen
  • Directors
  • Presidents & CEOs
  • Senior Officers
  • Advisors
  • Counsel
  • Consultants
  • Corporate Secretaries

Conference Schedule

Thursday, November 5
8:00-11:00 am Optional Pre-Conference Workshop
Noon-1:30 pm Opening General Session & Lunch
1:30-2:15 pm Dessert Break with Exhibitors
2:30-3:30 pm Learning Sessions
3:30-3:45 pm Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
3:45-4:45 pm Learning Sessions
5:00-6:30 pm Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
  Evening Open
Friday, November 6
7:15-8:00 am Networking Breakfast
8:00-9:15 am General Session
9:30-10:30 am Learning Session M&A Track Session
10:45-11:45 am Learning Session M&A Track Session
11:45 am-1:15 pm Networking Lunch
1:30-2:30 pm Learning Session M&A Track Session
2:45-3:45 pm Peer Exchange Sessions
4:00-5:00 pm Learning Session M&A Track Session
5:00-6:30 pm Networking Reception
  Evening Open
Saturday, November 7
7:15-8:00 am Networking Breakfast
8:00-9:15 am Facilitated Peer Exchange Session
9:30-10:30 am Learning Sessions
10:45 am-Noon Closing General Session & Wrap-Up
Noon Conclusion of Conference

Registration Information

Early Bird Regular Registration Fees (before September 10, 2015)
WIB Member Bank: $895
Associate Member: $1,045
Nonmember Bank: $1,495
(After September 10, fees will be $995/$1,145/$1,495)

Pricing for Optional Pre-conference Workshop, Guest Registration and A la Carte event tickets will be available soon.

Cancellation Policy
Registration fees minus $75 processing fee per registrant will be refunded if cancellation is received by October 22, 2015. No refund if cancellation is received after October 22, 2015. Substitutions welcomed. WIB is not responsible for airfare penalties incurred due to the cancellation of this program.

WIB Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with this program, contact us within 10 days of the conference and we will refund your registration fee.

Hotel & Travel

Park Hyatt Aviara
7100 Aviara Resort Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 448-1234

Reservations: (888) 421-1442 or (760) 448-1234 - Mention Western Independent Bankers to obtain the group rate

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort is a luxurious seaside hotel just north of San Diego secluded amid 200 acres of verdant hillsides and rolling valleys in Carlsbad, CA.  The resort’s Spanish colonial architecture welcomes you with a sense of casual elegance and lush landscape that will inspire you to relax and indulge while overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Room Rates  
$229 per night plus taxes and $15 daily discounted resort fee (normally $25)
Hotel taxes are currently 10% plus a $3 City Tourism Tax

Rates valid November 2-9, 2015.

Reservation Deadline: September 28, 2015

Complimentary Airport Shuttle is available on Thursday, Nov. 5 (8:00 am-5:00 pm) and Saturday, Nov. 7 (10:00 am-4:00 pm).

Discount Rental Car Rates
AVIS: (800) 331-1600 –; AWD number J990669
Hertz: (800) 654-2240 –; convention code 04DT0007
Thrifty: 1-800-THRIFTY (847-4389) –; CD# 004C007855