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FDIC Community Banking Initiative
De Novo Outreach Meetings

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Scheduled Events

Dallas Regional Office
1601 Bryan Street
Dallas, TX 75201
March 3, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Kansas City Regional Office
1100 Walnut St, Ste 2100
Kansas City, MO 64106
May 12, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Chicago Regional Office
300 South Riverside Plaza, Ste 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
May 31, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Event Overview

Community banks play a vital role in the U.S. financial system and broader economy, providing critical banking services in small towns and rural communities across the nation. Since the sustainability of community banking is a key to ensuring a robust and stable economy, it is important to continue to explore strategies for the industry’s long-term success, including new banking entrants. These outreach meetings will discuss FDIC requirements for new bank applications and highlight strategies for successful bank formation.

Who Should Attend?

Potential organizers, investors, and other proponents of potential new bank applications.  Industry professionals, attorneys, and consultants are also encouraged to attend. Media inquiries should be directed to

Registration Information

Please complete the Registration Request Form to submit your name for the reservation list.  Please note space is limited and therefore your reservation will be confirmed via email subsequent to the Request Form submission. Each firm is limited to two attendees. If you have any problems registering, please send an email to and include your name, title, and firm name/location.

Previous Events

San Francisco Regional Office
25 Jessie Street at Ecker Square
San Francisco, CA
September 28, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


New York Regional Office
350 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
October 13, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Atlanta Regional Office
10 Tenth Street, NE
Atlanta, GA
November 29, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.