2006 3rd Quarter:

Harland Financial Solutions’ Connections 2006

Annual Conference Draws Record Attendance

Connections 2006, Harland Financial Solutions’ 5th annual users conference, drew a record 2,000 participants, including more than 1,300 clients and representatives from 91 strategic partners. The conference delivered a mix of educational sessions on all the company’s products and provided a host of networking opportunities among peers and industry experts. Held in Orlando, Florida, August 710, at the Walt Disney® Swan and Dolphin Hotel, attendees enjoyed more than 400 educational breakout sessions, product demonstrations and unlimited opportunities to engage one-on-one with Harland staff.

"We’re excited to hold this event each year, as it truly brings together thought leadership from our organization, as well as the financial institutions with which we partner,” said John O’Malley, president of Harland Financial Solutions. "This is a unique opportunity for all participants to learn from each other, strengthen relationships and explore future technology investment needs."

Keynote speaker Lou Holtz, renowned former head coach of the University of Notre Dame, delivered the opening address. Among the other guest speakers were representatives from Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, Buchalter Nemer, Callahan & Associates, Cornerstone Advisors, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Georgia Bank, Reed Smith, Sage Policy Group and The Credit Union Journal.

Preparations are already underway for Connections 2007, which will be held in San Diego, California, September 1922 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

Make plans now to join us for Connections 2007.

Sept.19 – 22, 2007 San Diego, California

Designed specifically with clients in mind, Connections brings you innovative ideas, strategies and tips on improving organizational effectiveness and operational efficiency.

With hundreds of educational sessions, industry guest speakers, and networking opportunities, Connections 2007 is the one conference you can’t afford to miss!

Look for more details to come.