February 5, 2024

Accounting Conferences you need to bookmark for 2024

Accounting Conferences you need to bookmark for 2024
AF's guide to key accounting conferences for 2024, emphasizing their importance for professional development, networking, and staying updated on industry trends. Highlighting conferences like Xerocon Nashville and London, Sage Transform, and AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE, it serves as a guide for accounting professionals to plan their year.

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As the accounting world continues to evolve with new technologies, regulations, and best practices, staying informed and connected has never been more critical. Whether you're a seasoned CPA, a rising star in finance, or a forward-thinking CFO/Controller, the year 2024 offers an exciting array of conferences designed to enrich your professional journey. From the bustling halls of AICPA ENGAGE to the innovative sessions of Digital CPA, these gatherings are not just about learning; they're about shaping the future of accounting.

In this blog post, we dive into the top accounting conferences of 2024, carefully curated to provide you with the most enriching experiences. These events are more than just meet-and-greets; they're hubs of inspiration, knowledge, and networking. They span various topics, including cutting-edge accounting software, international finance trends, tax expertise, and much more.

Join us as we explore each conference's unique offerings, answering the crucial 5 W's – Who, What, When, Where, and Why – to guide you in selecting the events that best align with your professional goals and interests. Whether you're looking to earn CPE credits, gain insights from industry leaders, or network with peers, our comprehensive guide to the top accounting conferences of 2024 is your roadmap to a year of growth and opportunity.

Xerocon Nashville 2024

Date: August 14-15

Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Details: Focuses on Xero features and apps, networking, and professional development.

Why Attend: Xerocon Nashville is not just another accounting CPA conference; it's a hub of innovation and learning. You'll discover new Xero enhancements and integrations, essential for staying ahead in an increasingly digital accounting landscape. The event offers a blend of keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, ensuring a holistic experience.

LinkXerocon Nashville

Price to Attend Xerocon Nashville: $399 - price locked through April 30, 2024. This includes the wrap party.

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Xerocon London 2024: A Premier Event for CPAs and Accounting Leaders

Date: June 12-13, 2024

Location: ExCel London, London, UK

Details: Xerocon London 2024 offers an engaging experience for accounting and bookkeeping leaders, featuring fresh Xero features and apps, community building, and inspirational talks from tech and business leaders. It is an excellent platform for discovering new tools, improving workflows, and learning about sustainable practices.

Why Attend: As a hub of innovation and learning, Xerocon London is not just another accounting CPA conference. It's an event where you can explore new enhancements and integrations in Xero, ensuring you stay ahead in the digital accounting landscape. The conference provides a blend of keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, making it a holistic experience for attendees.

Pricing: Early bird tickets are available for £300 until February 29, 2024, offering a £100 discount. The second release price is £350 (valid March 1 to April 30, 2024), and the standard price from May 1 to June 11, 2024, is £400. Bulk deals are available for firms purchasing 10 or more tickets.

Link: Xerocon London 2024

Attendees can expect two days filled with entertainment, informative sessions, and opportunities to connect with the Xero community. The event also includes the Xerocon party, a highlight featuring live music and entertainment. Additionally, attendees can earn self-verifiable CPD points, adding educational value to the experience.

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Sage Transform 2024: A Key Conference for Accounting Professionals

Date: February 26-29, 2024

Location: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Sage Transform 2024 is set to be a significant event for accounting professionals, offering a comprehensive experience that includes keynote sessions, breakout sessions, and networking events. Hosted at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, this conference promises to be an enriching and engaging event for anyone in the accounting field.

Why Attend: Sage Transform is more than just an accounting conference; it's an opportunity to immerse yourself in the latest developments and innovations in accounting software and practices. The conference will cover a range of topics pertinent to modern accounting challenges and advancements. Attendees will have the chance to connect with industry peers, learn from experts, and explore new solutions and strategies to enhance their accounting practices.

Pricing: The registration fee for Sage Transform 2024 varies based on the date of purchase:

  • Early Bird (through January 8): $1,199 USD
  • Save (January 9 – February 5): $1,399 USD
  • Standard (February 6 – February 29): $1,699 USD
  • Group Rate (5 or more, through February 29): $1,049 USD per person

These rates include access to the full Sage Transform experience, encompassing all sessions and events. The conference is an ideal opportunity for accounting professionals to stay abreast of industry trends, network with fellow professionals, and gain valuable insights into improving their accounting workflows and client services.

Register here for the Sage Transform 2024 Conference

For more information and to register for the event, visit Sage Transform 2024.

AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 2024: The Premier Event for Accounting and Finance Professionals

Date: June 3-6, 2024

Location: ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Details: AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 2024 is the accounting and finance industry's leading annual event, offering a diverse range of tracks, including Advanced Accounting and Auditing, Advanced Estate Planning, Advanced Personal Financial Planning, Corporate Finance and Controllers, EDGE Career Development, Practitioners, SOC & Third-Party Risk, Tax Strategies for the High-Income Individual, and Tech+. The conference focuses on local, regional, and global developments, the latest technologies, products, best practices, and practical training. It's an opportunity for attendees to learn from peers, experts, standard setters, and trailblazers.

Why Attend: ENGAGE 24 is where all aspects of accounting and finance converge, making it essential for professionals at any career stage or job title. This event is renowned for delivering next-level learning, networking, and career development. Whether you're an established executive or a future leader, ENGAGE 24 provides insights and opportunities vital for staying competitive, not just in accounting and finance, but in understanding what's next for the industry.

Pricing: Group registration options are available, offering curated attendance for teams and discounted registration fees for groups as small as five.

All Access Pass (Includes pre-conference workshop and ENGAGE+ after the conference, June 3-6):

Super Early Bird Registration Rate (expires February 1):

Member: $2,025 (Original Price: $2,175)

Nonmember: $2,475 (Original Price: $2,625)

3-Day Ticket (Choose any 3 days of the conference, June 3-5 or June 4-6):

Super Early Bird Registration Rate (expires February 1):

Member: $1,625 (Original Price: $1,775)

Nonmember: $2,075 (Original Price: $2,225)

Online Only 8-Pack (Access any eight sessions across all four days, June 3-6):

Super Early Bird Registration Rate (expires February 1):

Member: $1,025 (Original Price: $1,175)

Nonmember: $1,475 (Original Price: $1,625)

Additionally, PCPS, Tax and PFP section members, and CITP®, PFS™, CGMA® credential holders save an extra $150. This discount is reflected in section member/credential pricing during checkout.

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For more information and to register for the event, visit AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 24.

Digital CPA 2024: The Forefront of Accounting Innovation

Date: December 8-11, 2024

Location: Hyatt Regency Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA

Details: Digital CPA 2024 is the leading conference for accounting professionals, particularly those interested in the intersection of accounting and technology. This conference has been a nexus of innovation in the accounting profession for over a decade. Set in the magnificent Denver, CO, and available live online, DCPA24 promises to elevate its legacy by offering groundbreaking sessions, unparalleled networking opportunities, and the latest in accounting technology.

Why Attend: For professionals aiming to equip themselves for the future of the accounting profession, Digital CPA 2024 is an unmissable event. The conference is designed to showcase the most cutting-edge developments and equip attendees with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of digital accounting.

Pricing: Registration for Digital CPA 2024 offers a range of options with early bird pricing available:

  • AICPA Members: $1,595 (from $1,895)
  • Non-Members: $1,795 (from $2,095)
  • PCPS Firms & CITP or CGMA Credential Holders: $1,495 (from $1,795)
  • Groups of 2-5: Save an additional $100 per person automatically
  • Groups of 6 or more: Save an additional $200 per person automatically
  • Pack 7 Option (Virtual only): Save an additional $300 per registration

Attendees can choose from a variety of sessions and enjoy opportunities to connect with industry leaders and innovators. Early registration with promo code DCPA23 offers an additional $200 off per person before December 31, 2023.

For more information and to register for the event, visit Digital CPA 2024.

American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting and Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting

Date: August 10-14, 2024

Location: Washington, DC, USA

Details: Focuses on revolutionizing accounting education.

Why Attend: Great for educators and professionals interested in the latest trends and methodologies in accounting education.

Pricing: $150

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SYNERGY 2024 by Thomson Reuters

Date: November 10-13, 2024

Location: Orlando, Florida, USA

Details: Connects professionals with insights and premier content-enabled technology. This must-attend annual event by Thomson Reuters offers interactive learning, up to 23 CPE credits, and sessions by industry leaders including keynote speaker Barbara Corcoran.

Why Attend: Ideal for those looking to leverage technology for enhancing accounting practices and networking with industry leaders.

SYNERGY 2024 Pricing Summary:

  • 2023 Purchase Price (until Dec 31, 2023): $2,049 for the first attendee, $1,949 for additional attendees.
  • Early Bird 2024 (until April 30, 2024): $2,299 for the first attendee, $2,199 for additional attendees.
  • Standard 2024 Price (from May 1, 2024): $2,499 for the first attendee, $2,399 for additional attendees.
  • Payment must be made by credit card. Lodging and travel are separate costs. Options for 10% or 50% down payments are available, with final payment due by May 1, 2024.
  • Cancellations for a full refund are accepted until September 30, 2024. Substitutions within the same company are allowed with a written request.

For more details and to register, visit SYNERGY 2024 Pricing.

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Bridging the Gap Conference

Date: July 22-24, 2024

Location:  Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont, IL

Details: Focused on networking, work-life balance, and top industry speakers, this conference aims to bridge generational gaps and prioritize health in the accounting profession.

Why Attend: Attendees will benefit from unique opportunities to connect across generations within the profession, learn strategies for maintaining work-life balance, and gain insights from leading industry experts. The conference is designed to provide practical tools and innovative ideas to navigate the challenges of modern accounting practices.


  • Digital Access: $599
  • Recent CPA Graduate: $1099
  • Early Bird: $1299 (until 5/31/24, use code BTGEB24Y)
  • Regular: $1499

For more details, visit Bridging the Gap Conference.

Taxposium 2024

Date: July 22-24, 2024

Location: Orlando, Florida, USA, Walt Disney World Dolphin, Orlando, FL

Details: Taxposium 2024 is designed for tax professionals seeking an all-encompassing experience to gain insights, earn CPE credits, and network. It includes dynamic speakers, access to TaxCon, professional wellness seminars, and over 50 expo booths.

Why Attend: A must-attend for tax professionals looking to stay ahead of the curve in tax laws and practices. This event promises to energize and inspire attendees with its comprehensive program and the opportunity to connect with industry leaders.


Early Rate: $1,335 for the full event and TaxCon.

Event + Membership: $1,220, including TaxCon and NATP Professional membership.

NATP Membership Event Rates:

Premium/Professional: $995 for the full event and TaxCon.

Basic: $1,210 for the full event and TaxCon.

Group Discount: Available upon request.

Guest Pass: $370, includes access to receptions and exhibit hall but not educational sessions.

Cancellation Policy: Risk-free cancellation up to May 15; a $100 processing fee applies for cancellations by July 10.

For more information, Register Here.

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Quickbooks Connect

Date: TBD

Location: TBD

Details: A key event for accounting professionals, QuickBooks partners, and tech enthusiasts focusing on product discussions, ecosystem partnerships, and tech stack development. Offers CPE credits.

Why Attend: To deepen your understanding of QuickBooks, explore integration opportunities with ecosystem partners, and network with industry leaders. It's beneficial for QuickBooks partners, those seeking CPE credits, and accounting professionals aiming to recommend comprehensive tech solutions to clients. This conference provides a platform to learn from top speakers, gain insights from product demos, and connect with potential new customers and partners.

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Boomer Circle Summit 2024

Date: August 18-21, 2024

Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Details: Networking and learning from professionals in the accounting industry.

Why Attend: Offers unique insights into the challenges and opportunities in the accounting field.

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2024 Coupa Inspire Americas

Location: ARIA Resort, Las Vegas, NV

Date: April 22-24, 2024

Details: A global community event for leaders in finance, procurement, supply chain, and IT to explore spend management through AI-driven insights, with over 3,000 customers participating.

Why Attend: Opportunities for learning, networking, and professional growth with insights from industry experts and hands-on product sessions.

Pricing: Early Bird Rate $1,199 (until Feb 29, 2024), Regular Rate $1,599 (from Mar 1 until Apr 22, 2024).

For more detailed information, visit 2024 Coupa Inspire Americas.

Workiva Amplify Americas

Location: Denver, CO

Date: September 9-11, 2024

Details: Event for professionals in finance, accounting, compliance, and ESG, featuring sessions, networking, and Workiva technology insights.

Why Attend: Gain industry knowledge, network, and earn up to 13 CPE credits (in-person) or 5 CPE credits (virtual).

Pricing: In-person attendance fee was $1,495; virtual participation was free.

For more details, please visit Workiva Amplify Americas.

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Workiva Amplify EMEA

Location: Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date: October 28-30, 2024

Details: Unites accounting, finance, ESG, audit, and risk professionals for best practices, sessions, and networking. Offers up to 7 CPE credits.

Why Attend: Engage in over 16 sessions and workshops, explore the latest solutions in finance and ESG reporting, and network with industry leaders.

Pricing: TBD

For more details, please visit Workiva Amplify EMEA.

CCH Connections: User Conference 2024

Date: October 20-24, 2024

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Details: Features keynote sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities.

Why Attend: An excellent venue for users of CCH solutions to deepen their product knowledge and connect with peers.

AFWA 2024 Women Who Count Conference

Date: October 23-26, 2024

Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA

Details: Industry Professionals from across the country attend AFWA’s Women Who Count Conference to become more knowledgeable on industry trends and gain a competitive edge with leadership development. Conference veterans and new attendees alike join to connect with each other, gain insight and inspiration and celebrate the AFWA experience. 21 CPE Credits!

Why Attend: Provides an empowering environment for women in the industry to learn, grow, and network.

PASBA Fall Management Conference 2024

Date: November 4-7, 2024

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Details: Promotes networking among small business accountants in the United States.

Why Attend: Ideal for small business accountants seeking to connect with peers and learn from industry experts.

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Digital Accountancy Show 2024

Location: Evolution London, Battersea Park, London, UK

Date: April 16-17, 2024

Summary: The Digital Accountancy Show 2024 is the premier event for accountants and finance professionals focusing on digital solutions in the accounting industry. The conference features over 100 speakers, 160 exhibitors, and 8 stages covering a wide range of topics to help professionals improve efficiencies and adopt new technologies.


  • 2-Day Entry Pass: Free for accountants and bookkeepers in practice.
  • 2-Day Premium Pass: £145, offering additional benefits.
  • Early Bird Trade Pass: £625 (discounted from £1,250) for vendors and trade attendees.

Accounting Business Expo

Date: March 20-21, 2024

Location: Melbourne, Australia & Sydney, Australia

Details: Accounting Business Expo is the big, in-person, event for the fast-changing world of cloud and digital transformation in accounting, business, finance, and money. Over two days, the Expo brings together end-users, buyers and clients to meet with solution providers to exchange knowledge, products and services from across Australia and the world.

Why Attend:Savvy business owners, investors, managers, finance decision-makers, and accountancy and bookkeeping professionals will unite with leading vendors and advisers to learn how new digital accounting technologies will boost their efficiency, effectiveness and profitability.

Pricing: Free!

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IMA’s Accounting & Finance Conference (IMA24)

Date: June 9-12, 2024

Location: San Antonio, Texas, USA

Details: One of the world’s leading accounting and finance conferences. Accounting and finance leaders will begin shaping a better future at IMA24. This one-of-a-kind event is the place to immerse yourself in riveting discussions and impactful collaborations. IMA24 is more than a conference; it’s a dynamic platform where inspiration meets innovation.

New this year: Enjoy two days of keynote sessions, specialty tracks, workshops, and networking. Then, carve out a third day on your calendar for a targeted exploration of Embracing Opportunity in the Age of AI. Join us at IMA24, where you’ll discover your path to a brighter tomorrow.

Why Attend: Offers a comprehensive overview of current challenges and opportunities in accounting and finance.

Pricing: starts at $1199 for members, and $1,479 for non-members.

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Excelerate Finance 2024

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Date: May 15-16

Details: Focus on FP&A, featuring next-gen technologies, automation, and AI. Includes keynotes, workshops, and the Vena Awards Gala.

Why Attend: Professional development, networking, and insights into financial planning advancements.

Pricing: Online access is free; in-person tickets are $1,250 USD.

For more details, please visit Excelerate Summit 2024.

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IOFM Spring Conference & Expo

Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL

Date: May 19-21, 2024

Details: The event is dedicated to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Procure-to-Pay, offering in-depth learning from experienced practitioners and strategists.

Why Attend: Provides proven best practices, tested solutions to challenges, and networking opportunities in the accounting and finance sector.

Pricing: Pricing starts at $2,025

For more details and registration information, please visit the IOFM Spring Conference & Expo website.

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INAA Intermediate Members Meeting 2024

Date: May 15-17, 2024

Location: Tallinn, Estonia

Details: Provides a platform for members to share technical expertise in accounting.

Why Attend: Ideal for those looking to engage in international accounting discussions and networking.

INAA Annual General Meeting 2024

Date: November 6-8, 2024

Location: Panama City, Panama

Details: Annual meeting focusing on collaboration and updates in the accounting field.

Why Attend: A key event for INAA members to stay updated on global accounting trends and network internationally.

Small Business Expo

Date: Various, depending on location

Location: Multiple locations in the USA

Details: Networking and learning event for small business accountants.

Why Attend: Ideal for accountants serving the small business sector, offering opportunities for learning and networking.

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