CU Small Business Summit

8th CU Small Business Summit

March 19-21, 2018
Nashville, TN

Our 8th CU Small Business Summit will bring together the nation’s foremost leaders in the business lending industry to help credit unions reach new heights with their member business lending. Whether you’re a current Member Business Solutions partner or just interested in learning more about business lending, please join us in Nashville, Tennessee, March 19-21, 2018.


A more detailed agenda will be provided soon. Schedule subject to change.

Monday, March 19
6:30 p.m. – Welcome Reception – Welcome to Music City! Enjoy light appetizers and drinks while mingling and mixing with your fellow peers.

Tuesday, March 20
7:30 a.m. – Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Education
6:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Explore some of the clubs and bars now famous for the country music artists who have used their stages for fun, fame, and fortune. Visit Robert’s Western World, Honky-Tonk Central, and Legends Corner, or dine at Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack, The 404 Kitchen, or the Josephine. Transportation from the hotel to Honky-Tonk Row provided every 30 minutes.

Wednesday, March 21
7:30 a.m. – Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Education

Register Now

Registration is now open for this year’s Summit. Register Now →

Cost: $375 for Partners, $475 for Non-partners.
Early Bird Promo: Enter to win a hotel room upgrade (which will give you a city view) at the group rate if your reservation at The Thompson is also made by Friday, January 26.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 7


MBS Partners: The registration fee will appear on your monthly invoice.
Non-Partners: Pay with a check by 3/7/18. Checks should be made payable to Member Business Solutions, LLC, and mailed to:
Member Business Solutions, LLC
3692 Coolidge Ct
Tallahassee, FL 32311

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations provided via email to before March 2, 2018, will be refunded the full, purchased amount. Cancellations received after March 2, 2018, are not refundable due to guarantees MBS must provide the hotel. Please cancel your room reservations directly with the hotel.

Your conference registration is transferable to another person at your credit union by notifying MBS at



The Thompson Hotel
401 11th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203

Conveniently located eight miles from Nashville International Airport (BNA), The Thompson Hotel is a Southern luxury boutique hotel that features three on-site dining options overseen by James Beard award-winning Chef and Food Network star John Besh. 

Just steps outside the doors, and you will find dozens of dining, shopping, cultural attractions, and uniquely Nashville entertainment venues. Complimentary shuttle busses pick up outside our hotel every 15 minutes and drop off at Nashville’s must-see venues.

To reserve your room, call 800-210-9602, reference MBS2018, or make your reservations online. A discounted group rate of $239/night will be available until Wednesday, February 21, 2018, and rates are good three days before and after the event, based on availability. 

Regardless of when you book, you will receive complimentary Wi-Fi in all guest rooms and public spaces and access to a 24/7 fitness center.

Hotel check-in is 4:00 p.m. CT, and checkout is 11:00 a.m. CT.

Hotel discount parking of $20/night for valet will be available during your stay.

Nashville – Music City

Nashville is not only the capital of Tennessee, but it is also home to legendary country music venues, including the Grand Ole Opry House, home of the famous “Grand Ole Opry” stage and radio show. Downtown Nashville boasts The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and historic Ryman Auditorium, as well as the District, featuring honky-tonks with live music and the Johnny Cash Museum. The city of Nashville has received numerous awards, such as the following:

  • Travel + Leisure’s “Destination of the Year: Reader’s Choice”
  • Lonely Planet’s “Best in Travel: Top 10 Cities”
  • Forbes Travel Guide’s  “16 Top Destinations for 2016”
  • Noted as one of the “15 Hottest American Cities for 2015” by MS
  • Rolling Stone’s and Travel + Leisure’s Best Music Scene

Learn more at Visit Music City →