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Innovation and Collaboration at ExCITE 2023: Register Today!




Once an intimate customer appreciation event, FTSI’s annual ExCITE has metamorphosed into a spectacular convergence of financial institution executives, fostering a spirit of learning, connection, and pure enjoyment. ExCITE beckons industry trailblazers to share insights, connect with peers, and revel in our collective success! 


This year, we're thrilled to host ExCITE 2023 in an entirely new setting at the exquisite Le Méridien hotel in Arcadia, California. 

 FTSI ExCITE 2023 at Le Meridien Hotel


Why FTSI's ExCITE 2023 Matters 

ExCITE's evolution stems from the desire to provide more than just financial institution solutions; it's about creating an experience to impress consumers throughout their journey. This exclusive event gives financial institution executives a chance to explore the newest technologies and trends that attract, retain, and delight consumers.  


This year, it’s an opportunity to gain inspiration from a world-renowned snowboarder, learn how to ignite change in your underserved communities, and forge connections that can elevate your financial institution to new heights. Check out highlights from ExCITE 2022 here


Who is Invited to ExCITE? 

Any and all financial institution executives are welcome to register for and attend the event. You do not have to be an FTSI customer! 


Your Day at ExCITE 2023: What to Expect 


  • Registration: Begin your day by picking up your name badge and joining your peers to explore the beautiful venue. 
  • General Session & Keynote: Prepare to be inspired by the remarkable journey of renowned snowboarder, Jeremy Jones, who has redefined his sport and life through innovation and perseverance. 
  • Lunch & Partner Expo: Enjoy a delicious catered lunch and network with partners to explore the latest innovations in the industry. 
  • Break & Raffle: Catch your breath and listen for your name – you might win something exciting in our raffle! 
  • Panel Discussion: Delve into the world of fintech and its role in promoting financial inclusion with Megan Snyder and Brett Wooden, industry experts in creating a more equitable financial landscape. Walk away with actionable steps you can take to reach your underserved community.
  • Mixer in the Garden: Conclude your day with a delightful garden mixer, featuring fun yard activities and ample networking opportunities. 


Meet the Keynote Speaker: Jeremy Jones Jeremy Jones at FTSI's ExCITE 2023

Jeremy Jones, a snowboarding icon for over two decades, has not only left an indelible mark on his sport but has translated his innovation into product design and industry success. Join us to hear his incredible story of passion and perseverance. His keynote session tells the harrowing tale of an accident that changed his life for the better. 


Topics at ExCITE 2023 

Together, we will explore cutting-edge, trending, and inspiring topics in the financial services landscape. You are guaranteed to walk away with fresh insights and actionable items that drive impact and foster change. Some topics we're thrilled to cover include: 


  • Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Certification 
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) 
  • Emerging fintech 
  • Business growth strategies & alignment 
  • Leadership excellence for banks and credit unions 


ExCITE 2023 Panel Discussion with Unitus CCUPanel Discussion: Unitus CCU x FTSI 

Explore the potential of fintech in fostering financial inclusion. Join Megan Snyder, VP of Strategic Partnerships & Portfolio Management at Unitus Community Credit Union, and Brett Wooden, SVP of Innovation at FTSI, as they delve into the heart of financial empowerment. They will lead an open Q&A-style discussion that delves into the heart of financial empowerment and what you can do today to reach your underserved communities. 


Forge Connections at ExCITE 2023 

Our annual event not only serves to inspire and educate, but also to unite forward-thinking banking leaders, cultivating meaningful connections that can elevate your institution to new heights. Connect with financial executive peers from all over the country and swap insights, use cases, advice, and more! 


25th-logo-summer-newsletter-v1Celebrate 25 Years 

FTSI hit a huge milestone and turned 25 this year! We can’t wait to come together at ExCITE 2023 to celebrate our silver anniversary -- a quarter-of-a-century of innovation in the financial services space. 


Become a Sponsor 

ExCITE thrives with the support of our partners. Contact us to hear about this year’s sponsorship opportunities, which offer benefits like complimentary registration, logo recognition, tabling opportunities, and more. 


Register for Free Today 

It’s getting close! This is your last chance to register. Join us at ExCITE 2023 for a day of innovation, inspiration, and collaboration. Together, we will continue to shape the future of the financial industry. 

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FTSI ExCITE 2023 Testimonial