1st Annual Synergent Connect User Conference
August 8-9, 2018 | Portland, ME
If your staff attends one conference this year, make it the Synergent Connect User Conference! After 10 years of offering the popular Technology Workshop, we are expanding our focus to better serve our credit union users by offering one valuable conference all about technology, payments, and marketing. Come mingle in Maine with your industry colleagues while learning about the latest products, services, and trends. This complimentary event is offered exclusively to Synergent user credit unions.
August 8: RiRa Irish Pub for appetizers and networking
5:00 pm: Synergent is hosting happy hour for conference attendees at RiRa Irish Pub, 72 Commercial Street, Portland, ME. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Whether traveling from afar or joining us from around the corner, we hope you will join us for a pint and socializing before the conference! A shuttle bus will be available from the hotel to the pub, and back again.
August 9: The Westin Portland Harborview for the conference
8:30 am: Networking Breakfast
9:00 am: Workshop Begins
2:45 pm: Grand Prize Drawing
Making Connections: The Agenda
The day will include presentations from our vendor partners (including Fiserv), in-house subject-matter experts, and Keynote Speaker Chris Brogan. Come hear the latest product news, and collaborate with open dialogs and Q&A throughout the conference!
Chris Brogan, President of Chris Brogan Media, provides business and marketing advisory services to mid- to larger-sized companies. As CEO of Owner Media Group, Chris also provides classes and webinars to small-business owners. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of nine books and counting, including: Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth, The Impact Equation, Trust Agents, and Google+ For Business.
This event is all about connections:
Connecting through ideas: Focusing on the member experience
Connecting through payments: Trends and the current marketspace
Connecting through technology: Synergent’s powerful infrastructure and security
Connecting through roadmaps: Synergent Product Development team looks to the future
Connecting with your needs: Exciting new Episys core processing functionalities
Connecting through the personal experience: The latest in CU marketing
Connecting through open dialogue: What’s on your mind?
Connect through products and services. Connect through conversation. Connect with your colleagues. Connect with Synergent.
Where to Stay
Stay onsite at The Westin Portland Harborview! Although the discounted hotel room rate ended on July 6, there are still rooms available. We encourage you to reserve your room online ASAP as the hotel might sell out during the busy summer season. Come early and/or stay a day or two extra to enjoy summer in Maine!
How to Get Here
If arriving via plane, The Westin Portland Harborview is a brief four-mile cab ride from the Portland International Jetport. Opting to take the Amtrak Downeaster? The platform in Portland is even closer! Portland is also easily accessed from both I-295 and I-95.