The Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase, hosted by the ICPAS, will take place from August 29 - 30, 2017 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.
This year’s SHOW will be an unparalleled experience designed to help you face the uncertain future ahead in the evolving CPA Profession.
• 16 Hours of CPE for members
• Alumni Luncheons
• Passport to Prizes
• Social Media School
• Career Coaching (private sessions)
• Coffee Cafe
• Game Lounge
⌲ The Evolving CPA Profession
⌲ Technology Forecast
⌲ The 2017 - 2018 Economic Outlook
⌲ What the Chicago Cubs Can Teach Us About Creating a Great Place to Work
Tuesday, August 29
► State and Local Tax Update
► Design Your Dream Practice
► Healthcare for Small Businesses
► Anatomy of a Cyberattack: See it Happen and How to Mitigate the Damage
► Accounting & Auditing Update
► Move from Backroom Accountant to Strategic Advisor Using Better Data
► Increase Your Practice Value with Business Retirement Services
► Boost Future Revenue: Position Yourself as a Trusted Business Advisor
► The Future of Estate Planning
► Increase Your Profitability with Schedule C Clients
► Enforcement of the Affordable Care Act Under the New Administration
► Artificial Intelligence Isn’t Just Coming - It's Already Here! Are You Ready?
► Revenue Recognition – Are You Ready?
► Assess Risk in Today’s Chaotic/Disruptive/@$%! Business Environment
► Irrational Clients – Are They Crazy or Just Misunderstood?
► The Overachiever’s Guide to Getting Unstuck
► Technology Walking Tour
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Wednesday, August 30
► Individual Income Tax Reform
► Manage and Scale Your Firm
► Big Data and Data Analytics: What You Need to Know
► How to Slay Those Nasty, Revenue Killing Technology Challenges
► Hire Smart Now to Avoid the Crazy Expensive Turnover Costs Later
► The New Numbers Cruncher is a Robot: What’s Next in Finance Automation
► Business Income Tax Reform
► QuickBooks App Lab
► From Hello to Cha-Ching: Converting Contacts into Clients
► Grow Your Audit Business Today with Tomorrow’s Technology
► Do the Math: Companies with Great Technology = Attracting Top Talent
► Keep Your Bottom Line & Top Talent Happy with Great, Cost-Effective Employee Perks
► Technology Walking Tour
► Not-for-Profit Tax Reform
► A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming a CFO or Firm Partner
► Got $15 Million? How to Dodge the High Costs of a Cyberattack
► Is Your Current Workplace Culture Causing Your Top Hires to Flee?
► Top Ten 401(k) Mistakes
Note: There are additional 'Optional Pre-Conference WORKSHOPS' on Monday, 08.28
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The Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) is an extraordinary community of more than 24,500 accounting and finance professionals working in public accounting, corporate finance, not-for-profits, consulting, government, and education. Founded in 1903, the Illinois CPA Society is one of the largest state CPA societies in the nation, with the core mission of Enhancing the value of the CPA profession.