Accounting Today Growth & Profitability Summit


Accounting Today has announced its first annual Growth & Profitability Summit, to be held Nov. 17-18 at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas.

The comprehensive event will offer firm leaders a wealth of information and best practices that they can immediately apply to building a stronger and more efficient practice, with four tracks covering tax, technology, practice management and financial planning. More information on the conference agenda is available online at:

Special rates are available for attendees who register by May 14, with conference passes, CPE credits, and two nights at the 5-star-rated Wynn Hotel for under $500.

To register online, visit, or call (800) 803-3424.

Below are just a few of the topics covered across the five event tracks:

Tax Track

•    Managing the Tax Season Beast
•    Leaving No Stone Unturned:  Adding Value to Your Tax Practice by Assisting Clients with Tax Incentives They Should be Taking Advantage of But May not be.
•    Doing the Right Thing In the Right Way for the Right Reason
•    Tax Incentives for Green Building Construction
•    S-Corporation$
•    Crossing Borders in Your Practice of Accounting & the International Client
•    Potential Revenue Streams in Sales Tax

Technology Track

•    Panel Discussion:  You Don’t have to Become Inspector Gadget to Take Advantage of New Tools
•    What Are Portals and Why You Need Them
•    Technology Trends for 2010 and Beyond
•    Why Cloud Computing Won’t Do You Any Good (Unless You Change Your Thinking
•    Ethical and Profitable Accounting in a Wireless World
•    Creating the Tech-Savvy Firm to Attract New Clients
•    Setting Price at a Professional Firm

Practice Management Track

•    The Intersection of Business Development & Social Media
•    Are You Selling Services or Passion?
•    12 Ways to Provide Better Service to Clients, Make More Money and Have More Fun
•    You Have Your Dad’s Firm, Now What?
•    The Client Vulnerability Matrix - Where Do Your Clients Fall?
•    Grow Your Practice with Payroll Services
•    Managing Difficult Conversations Successfully

Financial Planning Track

•    How Financial Planning Can Differentiate You in Your Practice Through Financial Services
•    Adding Financial Services to Your Practice:  The Agony and the Ecstasy...Real World Experiences
•    Avoiding Common Pitfalls- What NOT to do.
•    Financial Planning Services to Increase Profits
•    CPA’s That Left the Financial Advice Business But Want Back In and Why
•    Be a True Wealth Manager, Not Just an Investment Consultant
•    Regulatory Reform- What it Means to Your Practice

Mergers & Acquisitions Track

•    Panel Discussion: Putting Q&A Before M&A
•    How to Value Accounting Firms in today’s economy?
•    Succession Planning

View the detailed agenda here.

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