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39th Annual International Summit

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Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) invites you to our 39th Annual International Summit for Financial Professionals. The summit will be a collaborative initiative of the St. Louis and Kansas City UFSC chapters and will include information sessions for small businesses and business professionals, a CEO Symposium led by leaders of major businesses and Intercollegiate Oratorical and Youth Business Plan competitions.  These summit components will be held at the headquarters of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, Broadway and Locust Streets, St. Louis, MO  63102. The summit will culminate with a Community Empowerment Day event that is free to the public.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOWRegular Registration Rate $350.00 for UFSC Members ($450.00 for Non-Members) 

The Hyatt Regency at the Arch is the official hotel for the UFSC Summit. The UFSC International Summit Special Rate is $129 per night for single occupancy and $135 per night for double occupancy. A limited number of rooms are available at these great rates. To reserve your room now please visit or call the hotel at 1-888-421-1442 and mention UFSC.

2012 Summit Highlights
Charlotte, NC
. June 28 – 30, 2012

MARK I (MI) Emerging Leaders Program
– National Apprentice Challenge

Call For Speakers

Urban Financial Coalition is accepting speaker proposals for its 39th Annual International Summit, which will be held in St. Louis, Mo June 13-June 15, 2013.

UFSC, formerly National Association of Urban Bankers, is a non-profit organization of minority professionals in the financial services industry and related fields. UFSC supports programs that offer practical benefits for its members, banks and financial institutions. The underlying goals and objectives include fostering the interest and expanding the number of minorities in the financial services industry; increasing community service activities in low-income communities; enhancing scholarship programs for minority youth pursuing careers in the financial services industry and cultivating a premier job bank of experienced minority professionals in the industry.

The Summit Planning Committee has developed 5 workshop tracks designed to develop well-rounded financial services professionals. We ask that you design your workshop to fall in line with one of these 5 tracks so that we can deliver the best Summit.

Leadership Track
Professional Development Track
Economic Empowerment/Community Track
Entrepreneurial Track
Financial Industry Track
Submissions should be submitted by December 1, 2012. If interested in speaking at the Summit submissions can be submitted by clicking here.

The Urban Financial Services is gearing up for its 39th International Summit in St. Louis MO. The summit will take place June 13-15, 2013 in downtown St. Louis MO. The theme for the 39th Annual International Summit is €œPutting Success Within Reach€

St. Louis houses the nation’€™s tallest monument at 630 feet, the Gateway Arch has beckoned visitors for more than 40 years with its iconic, awe-inspiring shape. The vision of renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the Gateway Arch commemorates Thomas Jefferson and St. Louis€™ role in the westward expansion of the United States. You can’€™t say you’€™ve visited St. Louis without sharing the story of standing at the base of the Arch camera in hand pretending for a moment that you are a freelance photographer.

Other free major tourist attractions in St. Louis to visit are:

Anheuser-Busch InBev Brewery

Lewis & Clark State Historic Site

Saint Louis Art Museum

UFSC is also pleased to announce, the Hyatt Regency at the Arch will serve as the International Summit host hotel. The luxurious 18 story high hotel sits adjacent to the Gateway Arch and is only seconds away. The hotel room retails for 189.00. Participants of this years Summit will be able to take advantage of the special rate and save $50 off the price of their hotel. The hotel rate is $129 per night for single occupancy and $135 per night for double occupancy. As a registered UFSC guest you will also receive a FREE breakfast each day of the conference in one of the hotels fine restaurants. To take advantage of these great rates please visit or call the hotel at 1-888-421-1442 and mention UFSC. There are a limited number of reserved rooms at this rate and they will not last long. We encourage everyone to call and to reserve your rooms early to take advantage of the great rates!

This is not an event you want to miss. The summit promises to be a great opportunity to give hundreds of members and constituents an opportunity to convene and discuss the ongoing changes in the financial services industry that affect their personal and professional lives. The registration rate is $350. for UFSC members ($450. for non-members). To Register  please visit:

For more information please email or contact Roderick Hayes at 804-402-5370.

We look forward to meeting you in St. Louis as we celebrate “Putting Success Within Reach”!