Monday, January 31st | 7:30AM

How Effective Communication Strategies Impact the Bottom Line of Your Merger

Presented By

Rick Hall

Managing Director, Banking and Financial Services

BKM Marketing Associates, Inc.

Rick Hall - Managing Director, Banking and Financial Services

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Bank Director | Bank Merger Marketing

Acquire or Be Acquired

January 30 – February 1, 2022 

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge

Sponsored by

The Financial Industry’s


For over a quarter of a century, the top minds in banking have converged in the Arizona desert for Bank Director’s annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference. A must-attend, IN-PERSON event for those in the financial industry, this annual conference is a meeting ground for industry experts, senior executives and directors of banks leading their institutions to network with their peers, engage in high-level presentations and bring back new ideas to their bank.

As the industry continues to evolve, bringing new challenges and opportunities, the conference agenda has kept pace by expanding the program far beyond mergers and acquisitions to all of the ways financial institutions can find growth, compete for market share and foster innovation.

Built with your entire senior team and board in mind, today’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference provides you with strategic discussions ranging from successful mergers, organic growth and deposit competition to digital strategy, customer experience and technology partnerships.

BKM Marketing Sponsor Acquire or Be Acquired - Bank Director


Acquire or Be Acquired | 2021

Overcoming Cultural Challenges In M&A

Rick Hall, BKM Marketing

Culture is fundamental to the success of the deal, so it’s top of mind for bank leadership teams working with Richard Hall, managing director for banking and financial services at BKM Marketing. In this video, he explains why transparent, candid communication is key to retaining customers and employees, and shares his advice for post-pandemic strategic planning.

  • Ensuring a Successful Integration
  • Retaining Customers and Employees
  • Formulating a Strategy for 2021