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CU Suppliers Conference set for Feb. 19

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WASHINGTON (2/2/10)--The Credit Union Supplier’s Conference will be held Feb. 19 in Washington. D.C. The conference is geared toward credit union vendors, suppliers and credit union service organizations. The conference, sponsored by Callahan and Associates, will include sessions focused on top priorities for credit union CEOs, legislative reform affecting the industry and techniques for market segmentation. Two roundtables will be featured--one executive roundtable, and another to share information on creating credit union advisory groups to enhance products and services. Callahan CEO Chip Filson will speak on new credit union opportunities afforded by the challenging economy and the positive media focus on the industry. The conference precedes the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference, Feb. 21-25 in Washington, D.C.

Products and Services briefs (02/01/2010)

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* MURRIETA, Calif. (2/2/10)--CUTEK signed 47 clients in 2009 to use its products and services--and 50% of those clients were repeat business customers. CUTEK is a California-based financial technology development and consulting firm for credit unions. The firm also noted that it delivered roughly 3,000 programming consulting hours to its clients and hired four new employees ... * MEMPHIS, Tenn. (2/2/10)--uMonitor, an online technology solutions provider, ended 2009 with more than 15% revenue and profit growth. The company expanded its client base by more than 20% and provided solutions and upgrades to almost half of its client base. uMonitor has experienced profitable growth since 2003 and continues to do well despite a tough economic environment, the company said. Other achievements last year included doubling money transfer volumes; introducing Release 5.0, a switch kit associated with uOpen and uFund; and partnering with Open Solutions, Haberfeld Associates, T8 Webware and BANKDetect ... * AUSTIN, Texas (2/2/10)--Jwaala, which offers the online banking solution MoneyTracker, announced that it has added Twitter and Skype alerting capabilities to MoneyTracker. The alerts allow credit union members to use the tool to receive from their financial institutions information such as security notices, transaction information or other custom alerts. Twitter and Skype send private messages to the user within the application. Jwaala is based in Austin, Texas ... * DES MOINES, Iowa (2/2/10)--The Members Group (TMG) has rewarded these credit unions for top holiday gift card sales: Tradesman Community CU, Des Moines, Iowa; Affinity CU, Des Moines; and IH Mississippi Valley CU, Moline, Ill. TMG also named Cornerstone CU, Des Moines, Most Improved for 2009 for ATIRAgift Sales. All credit unions offering TMG’s ATIRAgift card could participate in the sales contest, which counted sales from Nov. 1 to Jan. 2. TMG also noted that five Iowa credit unions have opted to add ATIRAgift card to their existing offering. The clients include: ACE Community CU, Ames; Casebine Community CU, Burlington; Mercy-City-Lehigh Family CU, Mason City; Metco CU, Cedar Rapids; and Meridian CU, Ottumwa. TMG is a credit union service organization ...