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Live From the Accounting and Business Show


The FICPA will be covering the 2017 Accounting and Business Show via social media to keep you in the loop.  You can follow what’s going on here and join the conversation using #ficpaABS.

Too Good to Miss


The FICPA Accounting and Business show hits the mark with up to 21 hours of CPE offered through more than 70 breakout sessions and 6 hands-on interactive technology workshops. With topics ranging from international tax and finance to unique needs of CPAs working in industry, as well as other specialized sessions on taxation, financial planning and multiple A&A sessions, you don’t want to skip this show. Mark your calendars and save the date for the show that’s too good to miss.

New to the Show?  Come see what you’re been missing – the sessions, the people and the networking opportunities are second to none.

Keynote Presentations

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The Future of the CPA Profession
Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA

Join AICPA Chair Kimberly Ellison-Taylor as she shares her insights into the profession when she opens the 2017 Accounting & Business Show with her keynote address.  Ellison-Taylor emphasizes the importance and preparation, anticipation, accountability and "taking bold steps" to ensure a bright future.  Learn her perspectives on Big Data, cybersecurity and assurance and advisory services as emerging key issues.

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Keynote Presentation: Riding the Wave Without Getting Wet: How to Manage Change in the Workplace
Michael Hourigan

Mike Hourigan is a nationally recognized, refreshingly unique keynote speaker, change management expert and author who empowers the country's top companies to navigate constant change with real-world wisdom.  Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to adapt and grow in this ever-changing business climate.

In-Person Registration


Earn up to 21 CPE credits, including 4 ethics credits!
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Simulcast Registration


Can’t attend in-person, but don’t want to miss the Show?  We offer the option to attend virtually from your home or office through our Simulcast.  Earn up to 18 CPE hours from nationally recognized speakers without the need to travel.  Need to meet your ethics requirement?  You can do that too on the Friday Simulcast.  Enjoy the flexibility the Simulcast has to offer and choose to attend your choice of one, two or all three days.

Day 1
Credit Hours: 6 AA, 1 TB

Keynote: Kimberly Ellison-Taylor
Credit Hours: 1 TB
Register Simulcast: Keynote – Kimberly Ellison Taylor

Day 2
Credit Hours: 6 AA, 1 TB

Keynote: Mike Hourigan
Credit Hours: 1 TB
Register Simulcast: Keynote – Mike Hourigan

Day 3
Credit Hours: 4 ETH

Hands-On Technology Workshops


The best way to learn is by doing!  Enhance your skills through this show’s 6 technology workshops.  Quickbooks, Social Media and Excel are all skills that you need to master, this is your chance to receive one-on-one instruction from the experts.  Space is limited, register early!

Technology Workshops Sponsored by ScanWriter

Vendor Showcase


The Accounting and Business Show offers more than just CPE.  Attend the Vendor Showcase and meet with your peers and with more than 70 sponsors and exhibitors and learn about the latest in technology, products and services.
*The Vendor Showcase is open to the public, but those that are not registered for the Accounting & Business Show will be charged a $25 entry fee.

International Content


South Florida is a hub for international banking and finance – opportunities in the Caribbean and South America are booming! Join us as we explore the latest trends, policies and regulations you need to know to be part of this expanding market.

Business & Industry Focus


We've added more sessions to meet the unique needs and requirements of CPAs working in industry.

ABS Student Track is Back


The ABS Student Track is a single-day program open to accounting students who have started their major coursework and want to strengthen their professional skills and learn about the limitless possibilities and benefits of earning the CPA credential. It is held annually, in conjunction with the FICPA Accounting & Business Show and will be attended by hundreds of CPAs from all over Florida. The Student track will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.

** Participation is limited to 35 students.  Registration opens soon!**