The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will host an Economic Inclusion Summit on Wednesday, April 26, to discuss “Strategies to Bring Consumers into the Financial Mainstream.” The summit will bring together representatives from banks; bank trade associations; non-profit organizations; national, state, and local government agencies; and the public.
The day-long summit will explore strategies for increasing underserved consumers’ access to the mainstream financial system, including strategies for:
- Establishing safe and sustainable banking relationships,
- Leveraging partnerships for banking access and financial empowerment, and
- Growing customer relationships and building long-term loyalty among diverse customers.
Experts also will discuss research that can inform economic inclusion efforts and the future of economic inclusion.
The summit will be held from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. (EDT) in the FDIC’s Sheila C. Bair Auditorium, 3501 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22226.
Registration is required to attend the summit. Online registration is available on the conference webpage. Reporters wishing to attend should register online as well. Security screening and valid photo identification are required to enter the building.