MBA Transitions All Fall Conferences Online

The Mortgage Bankers Association announced June 24 that all of its fall conferences—including the MBA Annual Convention & Expo—will take place online out of an abundance of caution stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

Marcia Davies

“As the industry’s largest trade association, one of the most important services that we provide is the ability to bring our industry together,” said MBA Chief Operating Officer Marcia M. Davies. “As our nation continues to experience the impact of COVID-19, MBA has had to evaluate the feasibility of hosting large, in-person events. The health and safety of our members, staff and hotel partners remains our top priority.

“Based on the re-opening standards of many of our host cities, and to give our hotel and convention center partners the opportunity to develop and implement social distancing and sanitation protocols to keep our attendees safe, MBA has decided to transition our fall conferences, including MBA’s Annual Convention & Expo, to virtual experiences,” Davies added.

Below is a list of MBA fall events to be held online via its new digital platform, MBA LIVE. (Please note that in most cases, dates have changed from the original schedule):

  • MBA Risk Management, QA & Fraud Prevention Forum– September 15-16
  • MBA Annual Convention & Expo – October 19-21
  • MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference – November 4-5
  • MBA Commercial/Multifamily Servicing & Technology Conference – November 17-18
  • MBA Accounting and Financial Management Conference– December 2-3
  • Document Custody Workshop – TBD

Launched this spring, MBA LIVE brings you dynamic keynotes and informative panel discussions you’ve come to rely on from MBA. We’ll be adding even more opportunities to engage with speakers, industry colleagues, and the many vendors and service providers that help keep your business moving forward. Visit for the latest information on these events.

“As we look beyond 2020, we are working diligently with our members, hotel partners and host cities with the desire to be able to resume large in-person conferences in 2021,” Davies said. “In the meantime, you can access our conference FAQs for additional information during this time of transition. The industry’s support of MBA throughout the pandemic has been overwhelming. We thank you and hope to see you in person when it is safe to do so.”