YPN Workshop

Lake Charles

Published: Feb 20, 2024

Event date: 4/24/2024 9:30 AM - 4/25/2024 1:00 PM Export event


LCUL’s 12th Annual Young Professionals Network Workshop will take place on April 24th and 25th at the Horseshoe Hotel in Lake Charles. 

Planned for young professionals, by young professionals, YPN Workshop aims to connect attendees with like-minded, motivated peers. Our keynote speaker and service project segments allow attendees the opportunity to deepen their understanding of members' daily challenges and foster collaborative efforts amongst credit unions for long-term professional and movement success. We are so excited to share this year’s agenda, full of valuable information and networking opportunities. 

Wednesday, April 24:

  • 9:30 am Registration
  • 10:00 am Welcome Address and Icebreaker
  • 10:30 am Keynote Speaker, Blake Woods, Community Financial Credit Union
  • 11:45 am Lunch 
  • 1:00 pm Networking Roundtable by Job Position
  • 2:00 pm CU Jeopardy
  • 3:00 pm Reverse Crash Panel
  • 4:30 pm Day 1 Closing
  • 6:00 pm Evening Networking Social

 Thursday, April 25

  • 8:00 am Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Service Project Bus Departure
  • 12:00 pm Service Project Return 
  • 1:00 pm Concluding Ceremonies 

Reverse Crash Program

The YPN will once again be launching the Reverse Crash Program. The reverse crash program will be open to all “seasoned” credit union employees and volunteers that are 41 and older.

Do you think anyone at your credit union has what it takes to be a reverse crasher? Let them know about this opportunity! Click here for more information and to apply. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 15!

YPN Member of the Year

Do you or your credit union know of a YPN Member that went above and beyond in 2023? Click here to nominate them for 2023 YPN Member of the Year by Friday, March 15, 2024.


Horseshoe Hotel Lake Charles
100 Westlake Ave
Westlake, LA 70669

We have a room block at the hotel for a rate of $89 per night. Click here to book online. 

Educational Investment

Your educational investment is $385 for this day and a half program. Registration fee includes the Networking Reception Tuesday night.

For those applying for an education grant, the value of the food and beverage provided is $85 per person and cannot be deducted from the cost of the program.

Program is eligible for the small credit union Foundation coupon.

Register Today!