Save the date!

The 2021 Annual Convention will be a true Minnesota gathering of community bankers. We brought all the things you love about ICBM's convention – great education, inspiring speakers, golf, fun and networking with peers, and support for community bank advocacy – to the lakeside in beautiful Nisswa. 

August 5-7 | Grand View Lodge


2021 Compliance Forum Dates Announced

Compliance and compliance officer support are two of the most significant issues facing our bank members today. This forum was developed to help ICBM members stay on top of regulations and best practices.

ICBM Compliance Forum groups are kept small to allow for individualized attention. Members help establish priorities and topics. A day-long format divides the time between topical presentations, small group discussions, and networking with other compliance professionals.

Winter Session:
February 16 - Virtual
February 18 - Virtual

Spring Session:
May 4 - Virtual
May 6 - Virtual

Summer Session:
August 31 - Mankato
September 1 - Bloomington - ICBM Headquarters
September 2 - Alexandria




When a community faces a problem, it takes collaboration between civic and business leaders to find a solution. In Pipestone, Minnesota, that leader is community banker Kevin Paulsen, resident of First Bank and Trust. Paulsen parlayed his knowledge of banking and his willingness to invest in his community to jumpstart a program that dealt with community blight. What followed was an enthusiastic, educational and community-wide initiative that has begun to transform community streetscapes.

Read more in the latest issue of Impact Magazine.