The Cooperative Credit Union Association launches inaugural Fintech Connect Conference, pioneering innovation in the credit union industry

MALBOROUGH, MA (April 30, 2024) — The Credit Union Association (CCUA) announces its inaugural Fintech Connect Conference, slated to take place June 3rd and June 4th, at the Bedford Event Center, in Bedford, New Hampshire. This groundbreaking event marks CCUA’s first-ever conference dedicated exclusively to fintech, underscoring its commitment to fostering innovation within the credit union industry. Over twenty emerging and established fintech companies are set to participate in CCUA’s first-ever conference, co-hosted with CUNA Strategic Services, Curql Collective, and title sponsor TruStage.

Fintech Connect promises to bring together industry leaders, technology experts, and innovators from across the financial sector to explore the latest trends, developments, and opportunities in fintech. Attendees can expect a dynamic program featuring keynote speeches, panel discussions, interactive workshops, and networking sessions tailored to the unique needs and challenges of credit unions in the digital age.

“With the rapid evolution of financial technology, credit unions are facing unprecedented opportunities and challenges,” said Melissa Pomeroy, CCUA EVP and Chief Operating Officer. “Fintech Connect represents a pivotal moment for our industry, providing credit unions with a platform to exchange ideas, collaborate with fintech leaders, and harness the power of technology to better serve their members.”

The one and a half-day conference agenda and location are designed to foster collaboration. Panelists, keynote speakers, and demonstrations cover a wide range of topics, including financial education, partnership collaboration, strategic investment, and innovative technologies. Participants will also vote on the CCUA’s third-annual Cyber Showcase competition featuring five leading fintechs presenting concise sessions on cutting-edge products tailored to enhance security and elevate member services.

More than twenty emerging and established fintechs plan to attend the CCUA’s inaugural conference hosted in collaboration with CUNA Strategic Services, Curql Collective, and TruStage.

“We are thrilled to launch Fintech Connect and provide members with a dedicated platform to explore the transformative potential of fintech,” said CCUA President and CEO, Ron McLean. “This conference represents a milestone for CCUA as we continue to empower our members to thrive in an increasingly digital world.”

In addition to thought-provoking discussions and presentations, Fintech Connect will feature a networking room highlighting the latest fintech solutions, products, and services. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with fintech founders and CEOs during the conference Quick Connect, intimately exploring technologies, and discovering new ways to enhance operations.

Registration for Fintech Connect is open, with weekly registration raffles available to all registrants until May 24, 2024. To learn more about the conference program, speakers, and registration details, please visit

About Cooperative Credit Union Association

The Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) is the leading regional trade organization, acting as the advocate for nearly 200 credit unions spanning Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. These member credit unions collectively manage assets exceeding $75 billion, serving a combined membership of over 4.8 million consumers. Visit for more information.


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