ICBA Securities

ICBA Securities Events

From speaking engagements to weekly market recaps, Vining Sparks strives to continually understand the market and provide helpful context to anyone who manages money on a large scale. Registration will begin two weeks prior to each webinar via email invitations.

Bond and Balance Sheet Academy

Bond Academy - Spring

Apr 12, 2021
The Bond Academy is designed to provide community bankers with the basic knowledge needed to help plan and create effective investment portfolios. A high performance investment portfolio can provide a noticeable increase to your bank’s bottom line.

Balance Sheet Academy - Fall

Oct 11, 2021
The Balance Sheet Academy advanced seminar is designed to expose seasoned community bank portfolio and balance sheet managers to advanced products and concepts. The objective of this seminar is to enable the attendees to consistently outperform their peers.

Community Banking Matters

Registration will begin two weeks prior to each webinar via email invitations.

Positioning the Investment Portfolio for Performance

Feb 23, 2021 | Webinar
ICBA Securities and its exclusively endorsed broker, Vining Sparks, will present a webinar on Positioning the Investment Portfolio for Performance exclusively for the state associations that endorse ICBA Securities, as well as other community banks. This is the first in the 2021 webinar series.

Strategies for an Economy Set to Emerge from the Pandemic

Mar 16, 2021 | Webinar
The next segment of the 2021 webinar series takes a look at balance-sheet wide strategies, including hedging of interest rate risk.

The Last Days of LIBOR: Are You Ready?

Apr 13, 2021 | Webinar
The next segment of the webinar series discusses steps banks must take in 2021 to comply with regulators' expectations re: LIBOR's sunset.

Balance Sheet and Your Loan Portfolio

May 11, 2021 | Webinar
The next segment of the webinar series displays opportunities for banks to strategically sell and buy high-quality loans in the secondary market.

Mortgage Market Update and Opportunities

Jun 8, 2021 | Webinar
The fifth segment of the webinar series addresses how the MBS market has adjusted to investor demand in low interest rates.

Municipal Market Update

Sep 14, 2021 | Webinar
The next segment of the webinar series will have analysis of credit metrics and strategies utilized by muni bond market investors.

Planning for Year End, and the New Year

Oct 5, 2021 | Webinar
The final segment of the 2021 series will discuss late-in-year bond portfolio administration and market inefficiencies around year end.

Economic Outlook

Registration will begin two weeks prior to each webinar via email invitations.

2nd Quarter Economc Outlook

Apr 8, 2021 | Webinar
Vining Sparks economists review 2021's first quarter and discuss the rest of the year's business and economic prospects.

3rd Quarter Economc Outlook

Jul 13, 2021 | Webinar
Vining Sparks economists review the previous six months and discuss the rest of the year's business and economic prospects.

4th Quarter Economc Outlook

Oct 14, 2021 | Webinar
Vining Sparks economists review the recent preformance of the economy and discuss the rest of the year's economic prospects.

Bank Advisory & Strategic Services

Registration will begin two weeks prior to each webinar via email invitations.

1st Quarter Bank Advisory & Strategic Services

Mar 25, 2021 | Webinar
This 4-part webinar series will discuss bank valuations, industry profitability trends, and risk management strategies.

2nd Quarter Bank Advisory & Strategic Services

Jun 24, 2021 | Webinar
This 4-part webinar series will discuss bank valuations, industry profitability trends, and risk management strategies.

3rd Quarter Bank Advisory & Strategic Services

Sep 23, 2021 | Webinar
This 4-part webinar series will discuss bank valuations, industry profitability trends, and risk management strategies.

4th Quarter Bank Advisory & Strategic Services

Dec 9, 2021 | Webinar
This 4-part webinar series will discuss bank valuations, industry profitability trends, and risk management strategies.

State Association Events

Registration will begin two weeks prior to each webinar via email invitations.

Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers: PACB Virtual Training Series 2021

Jan 27, 2021 | Webinar
Rates aren't at zero, but they're expected to be low through 2021. We will take a look at margin maintenance in this challenging yield era.

Community Bankers of Michigan: Economic Forecast Forum

Jan 29, 2021 | Webinar
Vining Sparks economist reviews 2020 and looks at 2021's business and economic prospects.

Wisconsin Bankers Association: Bank Executives Conference

Feb 2, 2021 | Webinar
Rates aren't at zero, but they're expected to be low through 2021. We will take a look at margin maintenance in this challenging yield era.

Community Bankers of Washington: 2021 Economic Outlook: Vaccines, Stimulus, and Recovery

Feb 9, 2021 | Webinar
Vining Sparks economist reviews 2020 and looks at 2021's business and economic prospects.

Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma: Leadership Retreat

Feb 17, 2021 | Webinar
The rules for investing in the pandemic are still evolving. We'll take a look at what new products and strategies have developed in the last year.

Community Bankers Association of Georgia - A Year in the Making: Where the Bond Market Stands Today

Mar 17, 2021 | Webinar
We will look back to the start of the pandemic to examine how the bond market has reacted to stimulus, monetary policy, and supply/demand.

California Community Banking Network - Economic Outlook: Asset Liability in a Complex World

Apr 21, 2021 | Webinar
This is a 2-day conference featuring a range of noted speakers addressing challenges and risks to banks' asset/liability positions in 2021.

California Community Banking Network: Leadership Retreat

Apr 21, 2021 | Webinar
Stay tuned for more information about this upcoming event by the California Community Banking Network.

Arkansas Community Bankers: CFO Conference

May 7, 2021 | Webinar
We will discuss the current hedging environment and lay out practical ideas for managing the wholesale balance sheet.

Maine Bankers Association: Balance Sheet Challenges in 2021

May 14, 2021 | Webinar
For community bankers in Maine: we will discuss the challenges and opportunities for community banks in a low interest rate environment likely to prevail in 2021.