ICBA LEAD FWD Summit

LEAD FWD SUMMIT 2021

Sept. 21-22, 2021 • Virtual Event

Thank you to everyone whose participation made the 2021 LEAD FWD Summit a success! We can't wait to see you next year!

LEAD FWD Group Speakers

Prepare for a New Era of Community Banking


Leadership is a lifestyle! The ICBA LEAD FWD Summit is back for its ninth year and is your ticket to becoming the best leader you can be.

Be among the first to know of our exciting sessions, guest speakers and schedule of events! Drop us a line and we'll let you know all the up-to-date information about LEAD FWD 2021!


Lead FWD Spirals and Event

LEAD FWD Summit was a great opportunity to energize, network, and learn key strategies to be a better, influential leader!

Susan Vogel
Citizens First Bank
Clinton, Iowa

Even though I was sitting in my office watching a screen, it felt like I was there. Each speaker had their own unique way of holding your attention in a very captivating manner. Technology was flawless. Well done, ICBA Team!

Kalee Holland
Community Spirit Bank
Red Bay, Ala.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ICBA provided a top-notch leadership summit filled with networking opportunities in a virtual environment. It was refreshing to see the community bank leaders come together and display unity during these challenging times.

Seth Peterson
The First National Bank In Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, S.D.

Leadership Redefined


For 2021, the LEAD FWD Summit will be open to more community bankers than ever, thanks to its virtual format.

Join us to rethink the status quo and expand what you know about leadership, technology, and the vital role of community banks as the life blood of local communities across the nation.