ST. PAUL, Minn. (1/14/09)--The Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) welcomed 28 participants to its 2009 Vendor Involvement Program (V.I.P.) Jan. 1. V.I.P., created in 2005, provides service organizations with an opportunity to work with MnCUN and increase their visibility among Minnesota credit unions. Designed to optimize business relationships with Minnesota credit unions, the advertising program offers annual meeting packages, exposure, and exclusive opportunities to participate in new MnCUN initiatives. Of the 28 total organizations, 11 are new, and 17 have renewed their participation for 2009. New vendors are:
* Bankers Equipment Service Inc.; * CASE; * Crankyape.com; * CU Succeed; * Edina Realty Title; * Fidelity National Information System; * ICUL Card Services; * Metro License Services; * Midwest Dental Benefits; * Symitar; and * Zayo Managed Services.
“It’s clear that vendors see value in our program, and I’m pleased that the number of new and repeat participants continues to grow,” said Mark D. Cummins, MnCUN president/ CEO. “Minnesota credit unions learn more about V.I.P. vendors with each passing year, providing increased exposure and significance to participating organizations.”