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Aug 13, 2015

BAI Announces Emerging Leaders Scholarship

#RetailDelivery-­Investing in the Future

CHICAGO, August 13, 2015 – Today, BAI, the financial services industry’s resource for actionable insights that power smart business decisions, announces the first-ever BAI Emerging Leaders Scholarship, a program open to employees of financial services organizations with less than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. 

“We are pleased to offer this inaugural scholarship as it reflects BAI’s focus on investing in the development of the next generation of leaders within our industry,” said Holly Hughes, Chief Marketing Officer, BAI.

The BAI Emerging Leaders Scholarship includes a full access pass to the BAI Retail Delivery 2015 Conference & Expo, exclusive access to an invitation-only event for forward thinking financial services executives- BAI’s ExeConnect Program, and three nights of accommodations at The Venetian | The Palazzo Congress Center in Las Vegas. BAI will accept applications and nominations through September 14. Financial Services professionals may enter themselves or nominate a deserving colleague. The four winning recipients will be notified by September 18.

The BAI Retail Delivery 2015 Conference & Expo, slated for October 13-15, is the financial services industry’s premier conference, providing an unmatched speaker lineup that will feature top strategists, leaders and personalities from inside and outside the financial services industry, including Barbara Corcoran and Robert Herjavec from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, Joseph Tripodi, Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer, Coca Cola Company (2007 – 2015), Innovation and Social Change Expert and Best Selling Author, Andrew Zolli, and Best-selling Author and Generation Expert, Cam Marston.

The event offers one-of-a–kind networking opportunities with over 3,000 of the most influential financial services leaders, strategists and visionaries from around the globe. The educational opportunities are unparalleled; with a robust agenda and issue-based summits providing access to the fresh perspectives and cutting-edge technologies driving the future of retail banking. The event as a whole, and now with the added scholarship program, aims to empower financial services professionals with the right tools and actionable insights needed to make smart business decisions and move the industry forward.


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About BAI and BAI Retail Delivery
BAI delivers the financial services industry’s most actionable insights, enabling leaders to make smart business decisions, every day. We’re passionate about the trusted information and powerful tools that provide leaders with the clarity and confidence needed to prepare for tomorrow, while performing better today.

At BAI Retail Delivery, more than 3,000 financial services professionals come together from around the world, including leaders from retail banking, financial technology and business solutions organizations. BAI Retail Delivery provides unique perspectives, best practices and meaningful connections that help drive positive change and move the industry forward.

BAI is Bank Administration Institute and BAI Center.

For further information please contact:
Lucas Gochanour
BAI, Chicago, USA Phone: +1 312 683-2329
lgochanour@bai.org

Whitney Eshelman
mdg for BAI, Chicago, USA Phone: +1619 298-1445 x102 whitney@marketingdesigngroup.com