July 23, 2015 |

Great Lakes Lenders Conference

Date:July 23, 2015

Time:8:00 am

Location:Motor City Casino Hotel and Conference Center in Detroit, Michigan




July 23-24, 2015 

The Great Lakes Lenders Conference is the premier banking event in the Midwest, hosted by the SBA District offices of Cleveland, Columbus, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. In its 17th year, this conference promises to be bigger and better with valuable workshops to keep you up to date on SBA lending programs and other banking topics.

Who should attend?

Commercial and Business Banking Lenders
Credit Analysts and Underwriters
Credit Administration, Documentation and Servicing Staff
Loan Packagers

For more information, please contact Romy Ancog at or 313-324-3604.

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Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: Romy Ancog at

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Full Conference Registration- $225

Thursday, July 23, 2015

7:00 AM: Exhibitor Setup

7:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast (Grand Ballroom)

8:30 AM: Opening Session (Grand Ballroom)

9:35 AM: Break Out Session 1

SBA to Z –Part I, (Room MCC1)
USDA & Export Lending, (Room MCC2)
Lender Oversight, (Room MCC3)
Business Valuation, (Room MCC4)
CAPLines, (Room Salon C)

10:35 AM: Break and Exhibits

11:00 AM: Break Out Session 2

SBA to Z—Part II, (Room MCC1)
Risk Capital, (Room MCC2)
50 57 Monitoring, (MCC3)
Lending to Franchises, (Room MCC4)
SBA 504 Lending, (Room Salon C)

12:00 PM: Lunch and Keynote Address: Paul Traub, Federal Reserve Economist

2:00 PM: Break Out Session 3

Servicing the SBA Loan, (Room MCC1)
SBA File Management, (Room MCC2)
LSP Best Practices, (Room MCC3)
Loan Fraud, (Room MCC4)
LGPC FAQs, (Room Salon C)<

2:45 PM: Break and Exhibits

3:25 PM: Break Out Session 4

SBA 504 Lending, (Room MCC1)
MEDC – State Loan Programs, (Room MCC2)
Business Credit Reporting, (Room MCC3)
Liquidation, (Room MCC4)
Servicing Center FAQs, (Room Salon C)

5:00 PM: Cocktail Reception, Amnesia, 16th Floor Motor City Hotel

Friday, July 24, 2015

7:45 AM: Full Breakfast, Grand Ballroom

8:30 AM: Grand Ballroom
SBA Advanced Lender
Jane Butler – NAGGL
10:15 AM: Break and Exhibits

10:00 AM: Grand Ballroom
The Future of SBA Lending
Ann Marie Mehlum
Associate Administrator for Capital Access

12:00 PM: Conference Adjourns