After two years in a row with more than 200 nominations for the Next Top Credit Union Exec competition, we thought for sure our numbers would be down this year. Once again, the credit union industry proved us wrong. We’re excited to say that 210 unique and talented young professionals have been nominated to become the CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec for 2017.210 young credit union leaders now know that someone in their organization or professional network thinks enough of them and their potential to nominate them for the pre-eminent credit union young professionals competition. That itself has to be a great feeling. But wait, there’s more! Each of those nominees are eligible to apply for the contest by simply completing an application form and submitting a short video and a brief explanation about a project they are working on, or an idea they have to improve the credit union industry.Just by applying, they will receive a free one-year CUES NextGen Membership or a $125 credit towards other CUES products and services. When they apply, they also earn the attention of the credit union world, and bring focus to their creative ideas and thoughts. And as an applicant, they will also earn special pricing if they wish to attend the CEO/Executive Team Network conference on their own. continue reading » 15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
Guinea have followed up their verbal interest in hosting either the 2019 or 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with an official bid submitted to the Confederation Of African Football on Thursday the country’s football officials have announced in Conakry.A four-man delegation including minister of sports Sanoussy Bantama Sow and FA chairman Salifou Camara were said to have travelled to the Cairo headquarters of CAF to deliver documents to show how serious they are to host the continent’s biggest football fiesta.DocumentsThe documents submitted by the Guinean officials included motivations and guarantees from the government to host either of the tournaments.-We believe it is time that the Africa Cup of Nations comes to our country, Guinea,” Camara said in a statement.-We are hopeful this will be a reality and it will contribute to the development of infrastructure and grassroots football. HistoricIf finally given the nod, it will be an historic moment for Guinea that has never won or hosted the Africa Cup of Nations. The Syli National’s best performance in the showpiece event in Africa was in Ethiopia in 1976, when they finished as runners-up against winners Morocco.