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2018 Accounting Conferences

  • Scaling New Heights Conference
  • AICPA CFO Conference
  • ACE 2018
  • GMS Summit
  • AICPA Engage

If you’re looking for some of the best accounting conferences happening in 2018, look no further. Each and every year, accountants and financial experts meet at conferences and expos to network, learn, educate, and grow. We’ve gathered essential information on 5 of the country’s most popular conferences for accountants; all offering a wide range of topics and benefits for many types of financial professionals.

1. Scaling New Heights Conference

This conference will happen on June 17-20, 2018 in Atlanta. It’s hosted by WOODWARD Events LLC and will mainly focus on shifts in technology in the accounting industry, as well technology’s impact on all types of professionals working in the industry. Attendees not only learn about which types of new technologies there are, but also learn how to use this innovative technology to their benefit. You can also be a part of a massive networking community and hear presentations given by top experts. Accountants can learn about new technologies like data automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

2. AICPA CFO Conference

CFOs, CEOs, corporate leaders, managers, bankers, and all sorts of financial professionals can find benefits at the New York CFO conference hosted by the AICPA. The 2018 conference will be from May 2-4 and will focus on the changes shaping the industry today. Moreover, it will focus on what you can do in response to those changes. Keynote speakers and workshops will discuss strategic planning, risk management, tax reform, innovation, trends, economics, and the politics of the financial world. The conference also serves as a hub for networking.

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3. ACE 2018

This accounting conference is hosted by the Institute of Management Accountants and will be in Indianapolis from June 16-20, 2018. This conference has become one of the most popular annual accounting expos, featuring world-renowned speakers and industry experts. It is “the only conference that offers eight specialty tracks.” Each attendee can personalize their own experience to their needs. Attendees can also “pick from over 65 job-relevant sessions to customize your learning experience,” and network with other professionals. In fact, the IMA hosts more than 15 networking events at the conference.

4. GMS Summit

Hosted in Kansas City, this conference will be on May 20-23, 2018. This will be the 33rd annual financial management conference for nonprofits, hosted by Grants Management Systems (GMS). For years, this conference has been an excellent opportunity for accountants from all over the country to meet, learn from each other/experts, and grow their professional network. The 2018 Summit will feature training workshops while discussing tops like accounting systems and revolving loan systems. Accountants from all levels and from many different industries can find professional growth here.

5. AICPA Engage

On June 11-14, 2018 the AICPA will host a conference in Las Vegas. Engage 2018 is one of the premier events of the year for accountants, CPAs, bookkeepers, and other financial professionals. Attendees can choose between 6 different conferences to attend with only 1 ticket, with topics specializing in areas like financial planning, practice management, auditing, accounting, and technology. The goal of the conference is to leave attendees feeling more confident about their knowledge and ability to service their clients. You’ll have access to top-quality lessons, expert speakers, and networking opportunities.

The conferences on this list offer attendees many different opportunities. Accountants from all sorts of areas can join in on learning, growing, and networking with other professionals of the same industry. These 5 accounting conferences can help you grow as a professional and as an individual.