Small-business bankers are heading to Chicago this month for a conference on how to appeal to smaller firms, organizers said.

The Small Business Banking Conference features educational sessions for sales, marketing, and credit-lending on topics like customer service, credit card payments, and effective use of online tools. Keynote speakers include executives from Citizens Financial Group, Bank of America, Capital One, and Visa. 

The conference will take place Oct. 28-30 at the Marriott Chicago Downtown Hotel in Chicago. For more information, visit