Frequently Asked Questions

For answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about the conference, you’ve come to the right place! Click on any of the below FAQ’s to reveal more information.

Conference Info

When and where will the conference take place?

ORIGEN8 Lending & Users Conference is set for June 9-11 at the brand new Gaylord Rockies Resort in Aurora, CO

Who will be attending?

Last year, more than 500 credit union professionals who attended. Of those attendees, 50% of were C-level executives and VP’s. 32% were director and managers. 18% were product users.

Where can I see the full conference agenda?

Details of the conference schedule will be posted on the website as they become available.

Will meals be provided during the conference?

Yes, food and beverages will be provided during the conference.

Is there a dress code during the conference?

Business casual is recommended.


What is the registration fee?

The regular conference fee is $1095. Please visit the registration page for more information.

If I attended DRIVE '19, can I get a discount for next year's conference registration?

Yes, returning DRIVE attendees can attend again for $895 with promo code: RETURNING.

May I register onsite once I arrive at the conference?

Yes, registration is available at the conference, but only by credit card.

What does my registration fee include?

Your registration includes admission to all conference sessions, the Exhibit Hall and Test Drive Center, all meals, as well as access to networking receptions and any presentation materials.

Are guest passes available for purchase?

Conference attendance is opened only to financial institution attendees.

Will I receive a confirmation following my registration?

Yes, a confirmation with receipt will be emailed to you as soon as purchase is complete.

What is the cancellation policy for registration?

All cancellations are subject to a $75 nonrefundable administrative fee per participant. Registration is transferable with no charge. Refunds will be granted until May 30, 2020 and only when written notification is received. No refunds will be given after May 30, 2020.

Accommodations / Transportation

What are the hotel rates, and how can I reserve a room?

Room rates and availability vary at the gorgeous Gaylord Rockies, so please visit the CU Direct conference hotel registration page for current hotel pricing and room reservations. The CU Direct special rate is $239 until 5/22/20.

How do I make my hotel reservation?

Visit the CU Direct conference hotel registration page to book your room online.

Is there a parking fee at the hotel?

On-site parking is $29 per day.

What are my available transportation options?

The city of Aurora provides guests with a variety of transportation options that include shuttle services, RTD routes, and taxis. Uber is also available. Check out Visit Aurora for additional information.

Get Involved

How can I become a conference speaker?

Attendees come to CU Direct's annual conference to gain insight, ideas and inspiration from industry-leading speakers. Visit the Be a Speaker page to submit a speaker proposal.

How can I become a conference sponsor?

Many different sponsorship opportunities are available. Sponsorships are limited, so don’t wait. Sign up on the Sponsors page.

Whom can I contact for event information?

For general event information, please email

Whom can I contact for Media/Press Information?

For media information on CU Direct or this event, please contact Bill Meyer at