The Five Best Business Conferences To Attend This Year

The Five Best Business Conferences To Attend This Year

Entrepreneurs, Bookkeepers, and Accounting Professionals be sure to mark your calendars for these must-attend events in 2015 and 2016!

Attending business conferences related to your area of expertise provides a valuable way to stay up to date with emerging information in your industry while making new connections with like-minded people.

Here are my recommendations for the top five business conferences to attend this year:

1. 2015 Canadian Bookkeeping Conference

The (IPBC) Canadian Bookkeeping Conference is in Niagara Falls, Ontario, October 1 to 3. 

The Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC) three-day conference is for bookkeepers and accountants. Over the course of three days, you’ll hear from sponsors such as The Canada Revenue Agency, Canadian Payroll, and Lonestar Sales Performance. Industry experts such as Erich Anderson from Microsoft and Dana Rao from Adobe will be speaking on over 50 topics, so you can expect to receive a weekend full of diversity and value.

Best of all, on September 30, Sage One is hosting a complimentary IPBC pre-conference: Vision and Strategy Workshops for Bookkeeping and Accounting Professionals. The pre-conference delivers plenty of tangible information for your business and clients that you can’t afford to miss. Valued at $250, you’ll receive your complimentary ticket upon registration for IPBC.

The IPBC conference counts towards Professional Development Credits. For registration and more information, visit the IPBC event website.

2. Sleeter Con 2015

Sleeter Con is at the Bellagio Las Vegas, California, November 17 to 19, 2015.

Sleeter Con is a four-day independent conference for accountants to capitalize on industry trends, and receive essential education to take your firm to the next level of success. They will have amazing keynote speakers that you won’t want to miss including:
Tom Hood (@TomHood), Influencer in leadership, learning, and technology.

Jennifer Warawa (@JenniferWarawa), VP, Sage Accountants Solutions.

Doug Sleeter (@DougSleeter), Founder, The Sleeter Group

This accounting solution conference provides hands-on training with the latest innovative technology solutions from exhibitors such as Sage and Xero.

With market demands continuously evolving, Sleeter Con is a must-attend solution based conference for accountants who prioritize staying current and offering their clients consistent value and a seamless experience. Over the course of four days, you’ll receive the opportunity to obtain product expert certifications as well as leads and commissions from high-end product developers.

For registration and details visit

3. TED: Dream 2016

Ted: Dream will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, February 15 to 19, prix cialis en france 2016. 

TED is the renowned, non-profit organization devoted to 18-minute inspirational talks for ideas worth sharing worldwide. The annual TED conference theme for 2016 is “Dream”, and will showcase speakers who share their perspectives on the current challenges of humanity.

TED: Dream is guaranteed to be nothing short of a thought-provoking and influential event, sure to leave you with new ideas and momentum in several aspects of your life in addition to your business.

For more details about the event, click here.

4. 99U Conference 2016

The 99U conference will be held in New York City, May 5 to 6, 2016.

99U is a conference held with the purpose of helping attendees take their ideas from thought form to execution using insights and useful tools.

From the variety of action-oriented talks and master classes with the world’s leading creative visionaries and experts, you’ll leave the conference with a clear vision of how to put your ideas into action.

For registration and program information, click here.

5. Sage Summit 2016

#SageSummit 2016 will be held in Chicago, Illinois, July 25 to 28, 2016.

If you’re going to plan to attend just one business conference, I highly recommend choosing Sage Summit 2016!

Packed full of information from entrepreneurs and thought-leaders, Sage Summit is the event to attend for business owners in any industry. You’ll hear from Sage technology innovators and inspirational speakers who challenge you to think differently.

Past speakers include Deepak Chopra, Jessica Alba, Jane Seymour and Tony Hawk.

By attending Sage Summit in 2016, you’ll stay ahead of your competitors to learn about the latest in solution based bookkeeping to help you skyrocket your business.

Sage Summit stands out from other conferences because of the information and training sessions that are offered to enhance your software skills, exchange and brainstorm new ideas and network with like-minded people over the course of four days.

Read my Sage Summit 2015 recap here to learn more about important takeaways from this extraordinary annual business conference.

For early bird registration discounts, click here. I hope to see you there!