WV Banking Association Prepares for 126th Convention 
 

One of the Mountain State's oldest business organizations hopes that its members will conclude the month with new knowledge on how to conduct themselves in the face of technological change and support economic development in their home communities.

The West Virginia Bankers Association, which has been in existence for 128 years, will hold its 126th annual convention July 28-30 at The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs. The gathering is open to bankers, association members, business partners, exhibitors, sponsors and guests; view full article.
 
2019 WVBANKERS ANNUAL CONVENTION - WVBANKERS OFFICE HOURS
We are officially less than two weeks out from the WVBankers 126th Annual Convention! While we hope everyone will be joining us at the Greenbrier, this is a reminder that our office will be closed Monday, July 29 through Wednesday, July 31 as WVBankers staff will be attending Convention. Normal hours of operation will resume Thursday, August 1. 
WVBankers Committee Interest Form

Why is it important to serve? Your involvement is vital to your job and to your industry. There's no better way to further your career or to serve your profession than to become involved with one of the WVBankers committees. Everything we do is intended to make you a better banker.  Download the Committee Packet. Review the list of options, determine where your interests lie and submit final forms to Amanda Cunningham (acunningham@wvbankers.org). 
THANK YOU, CONVENTION SPONSORS!
We extend our sincere appreciation to the following companies for their early support of the upcoming Annual Convention.  We couldn't do it without you!
 
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GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS
                                         
SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS
                  
BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS
FRIENDS OF CONVENTION         
           
 
Congratulations!  WesBanco Bank Again Receives the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence

WesBanco, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSBC), a diversified, multi-state bank holding company, today announced that its affiliate, WesBanco Bank, was recently recognized with the 2019 America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence for its extraordinary efforts during America Saves Week to encourage customers to save money through wealth-building accounts. 

The award is presented annually to financial institutions that demonstrate success encouraging and supporting their customers to save money and establish automatic savings plans; view full article.
WVBankers Website is Getting a New Look!
WVBankers is in the process of a website revamp, and we are proud to announce that we will have a new design soon! 
The 2019 WVBankers Planning Guide/Calendar of Events is available now; 
   
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