The Customer Owned Banking Association organises a number of events throughout the year to highlight the role credit unions, mutual building societies, mutual banks and friendly societies play in the retail financial services sector and the community.
Annual Industry Convention
The industry's key annual event combines education, focusing on hot topics facing the industry, with exploration of new business opportunities for our members.
Mutuals 2013, the Customer Owned Banking Association AM Institute Convention, was held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 26-30 October 2013 in partnership between COBA and the AM Institute.
2014 World Credit Union Conference
We are delighted to announce that the 2014 World Credit Union Conference, the annual global industry event run by the World Council of Credit Unions, will be held in Australia at the Gold Coast Convention Centre from 27-30 July 2014.
This prestigious event attracts thousands of representatives from customer owned banking institutions around the world, providing a unique platform for sharing new ideas, trends and global experiences.
COBA will be the co-host of the global conference (as the Australian World Council member) and AM Institute and COBA will work in partnership with the World Council to support the event.
The 2014 World Credit Union Conference website is now live with further details being release shortly. Visit www.goldcoast2014.org for more details.
2015 COBA AM Institute Convention
During the final session of the 2013 Convention we were pleased to announce that the 2015 COBA AM Institute Convention, will be once again travelling to the top end with our event being held at the Darwin Convention Centre from 19-23 September 2015. Mark the date in your diary now!
Parliamentary and community events are also organised by the Customer Owned Banking Association, working with our members to promote the interests and awareness of the customer owned financial services and friendly society sectors. These range from the promotion of International Credit Union Day (third Thursday in October each year) to regular industry events around the country.
Information about industry events is available within our COBA Member Portal.