Top Accounting Conferences in 2018

Following our successful list on Top Travel Conferences 2018,  Top Startup Conferences 2018, and Top Marketing Conferences 2018 it is time to launch a new list: our Top Accounting Conferences in 2018!

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Top Accounting Conferences 2018

Top Accounting Conferences – FEBRUARY

  • Future of Finance Summit 2018
    19-Feb-2018 to 21-Feb-2018
    Hurlingham Club , London | UNITED KINGDOM
    At the Future of Finance Summit 2018, you will hear expert-level insight from the world’s leading finance directors and CFOs. Speakers will represent some of the major players from all industries, including Google, Jaguar Land Rover, LEGO, Microsoft, Aviva, Vodafone, Tesco, FedEx, and many others.
  • QuickBooks Connect London 2018
    27-Feb-2018 to 28-Feb-2018
    Printworks , London | UNITED KINGDOM
    QuickBooks Connect is an annual meetup organised by the world’s largest cloud accounting provider. This two-day event is focused both on small businesses and accountants. There’s an excellent selection of workshops and talks revolving around the accountant’s profession, FinTech, as well as managing a small business.

Top Accounting Conferences – MARCH

  • Accountex Summit North 2018
    6-Mar-2018 to 6-Mar-2018
    Manchester Central , Manchester | UNITED KINGDOM
    It’s a one-day conference held in Manchester Central on 6 March 2018. The event will focus on the latest developments and issues facing today’s accountancy professionals. Attendants will participate in keynote talks, interactive sessions, and networking.
  • FinovateEurope
    6-Mar-2018 to 9-Mar-2018
    ExCeL , London | UNITED KINGDOM
    To learn about the latest developments in the FinTech industry, you may consider FinovateEurope held in London, 6-9 March 2018. The event will focus on showcasing some selected, cutting-edge technologies from banking, financial and payments sectors. Exhibitors will use a unique, short-form demo format to present their offer.

Top Accounting Conferences – APRIL

  • Sage Sessions UK
    24-Apr-2018 to 24-Apr-2018
    Sage Sessions UK & Ireland is an event series that will bring you the latest in product innovation and thought leadership as it pertains to accounting and bookkeeping. We’ll see you in Glasgow and Dublin!
  • Sage Sessions IRELAND
    30-Apr-2018 to 30-Apr-2018
    Croke Park , DUBLIN | IRELAND
    Sage Sessions UK & Ireland is an event series that will bring you the latest in product innovation and thought leadership as it pertains to accounting and bookkeeping. We’ll see you in Glasgow and Dublin!

Top Accounting Conferences – MAY

  • AICPA CFO Conference
    2-May-2018 to 4-May-2018
    Grand Hyatt New York , New York | UNITED STATES
    CFOs, CEOs, corporate leaders, managers, bankers, and all sorts of financial professionals can find benefits at the New York CFO conference hosted by the AICPA. The 2018 conference will be from May 2-4 and will focus on the changes shaping the industry today. Moreover, it will focus on what you can do in response to those changes. Keynote speakers and workshops will discuss strategic planning, risk management, tax reform, innovation, trends, economics, and the politics of the financial world. The conference also serves as a hub for networking.
  • QB-HQ 2018 Apps Roadshow
    The QB-HQ Apps Roadshow is a cross-Canada tour providing an intensive day of learning presented by some of the top apps that integrate with QuickBooks Online. You will learn how to develop an app ecosystem for your own practice, helping you manage your business more efficiently. Each 50-60-minute session will demonstrate how to use the app, how it integrates with QBO, and provide best practices for day-to-day operations. The training will be provided in an integrated learning environment where you will see how each session builds upon the last. By the end of the day, you will be empowered to create the best environment for your practice!
  • GMS Summit
    20-May-2018 to 23-May-2018
    Hosted in Kansas City, this conference will be on May 20-23, 2018. This will be the 33rd annual financial management conference for nonprofits, hosted by Grants Management Systems (GMS). For years, this conference has been an excellent opportunity for accountants from all over the country to meet, learn from each other/experts, and grow their professional network. The 2018 Summit will feature training workshops while discussing tops like accounting systems and revolving loan systems. Accountants from all levels and from many different industries can find professional growth here.
  • Accountex 2018
    23-May-2018 to 24-May-2018
    ExCeL , London | UNITED KINGDOM
    The UK’s largest and arguably most well-known conference for accountants and finance professionals will happen in ExCeL London, 23-24 May 2018. Expect hundreds of exhibitors that can solve your business issues, thousands of like-minded professionals to network with, and a good selection of finance-focused seminars to attend. This year’s event introduces The British Accounting Marketing Awards to showcase the best marketing strategies that accounting firms use to promote their services.
  • QuickBooks Connect Sydney
    Australian Technology Park , SYDNEY | AUSTRALIA
    QuickBooks Connect Sydney is right around the corner! Speakers this year include Mark Bouris and Melanie Perkins, as well as Intuit’s Sasan Goodarzi and Nicolette Maury. We’re excited to connect with new and old friends in Sydney!
  • QuickBooks Get Connected – Calgary
    28-May-2018 to 29-May-2018
    TELUS Convention Centre , CALGARY | CANADA
    QuickBooks Get Connected brings like-minded accountants and industry experts together to share practical advice and thought leadership

Top Accounting Conferences – JUNE

  • Xerocon Atlanta
    6-Jun-2018 to 7-Jun-2018
    Westin Peachtree Plaza , ATLANTA | UNITED STATES
    If Xerocon Atlanta is anything like Xerocon Austin last year, then it’s sure to be an incredible event experience for advisors! Hosted by Xero, Xerocon is one of the best events to enjoy exclusive content, build your network, and earn CPE credits. See you there!
  • Journal of Accounting and Public Policy Conference 2018
    London School of Economics , London | UNITED KINGDOM
    This is an academic conference where you may expect less of a practical approach but a lot of inspiring discussions exploring finances and accounting topics. Some topics to be covered during the event include the cost of compliance, adherence to accounting standards, the impact of business complexity on accounting regulators, and whether or not the regulatory compliance becomes redundant today.
  • AICPA Engage
    11-Jun-2018 to 14-Jun-2018
    MGM Grand , Las Vegas | UNITED STATES
    On June 11-14, 2018 the AICPA will host a conference in Las Vegas. Engage 2018 is one of the premier events of the year for accountants, CPAs, bookkeepers, and other financial professionals. Attendees can choose between 6 different conferences to attend with only 1 ticket, with topics specializing in areas like financial planning, practice management, auditing, accounting, and technology. The goal of the conference is to leave attendees feeling more confident about their knowledge and ability to service their clients. You’ll have access to top-quality lessons, expert speakers, and networking opportunities.
  • ACE 2018
    16-Jun-2018 to 20-Jun-2018
    JW Marriott Indianapolis , Indianapolis | UNITED STATES
    This conference has become one of the most popular annual accounting expos, featuring world-renowned speakers and industry experts. It is “the only conference that offers eight specialty tracks.” Each attendee can personalize their own experience to their needs. Attendees can also “pick from over 65 job-relevant sessions to customize your learning experience,” and network with other professionals. In fact, the IMA hosts more than 15 networking events at the conference.
  • Scaling New Heights Conference
    17-Jun-2018 to 20-Jun-2018
    It’s hosted by WOODWARD Events LLC and will mainly focus on shifts in technology in the accounting industry, as well technology’s impact on all types of professionals working in the industry. Attendees not only learn about which types of new technologies there are, but also learn how to use this innovative technology to their benefit. You can also be a part of a massive networking community and hear presentations given by top experts. Accountants can learn about new technologies like data automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
  • Sage Summit
    18-Jun-2018 to 21-Jun-2018
    If you are looking for thought leadership, inspiration, and learning on relevant content, and Sage product knowledge, you must attend this event. It’s one spot learning place for start-up, scale-up, and enterprise business builders.

Top Accounting Conferences – JULY

  • 12th IPA Conference
    11-Jul-2018 to 13-Jul-2018
    John McIntyre Conference , Edinburgh | UNITED KINGDOM
    This accounting event is a well-established forum for research into the social, political and organisational aspects of accounting theory and practice. It brings accounting closer to other disciplines including anthropology, history, philosophy, sociology and political economy.
  • Accounting & Finance Show
    11-Jul-2018 to 12-Jul-2018
    The Accounting & Finance Show is the largest free accounting/finance conference and exhibition! Attendees will leave with exclusive ideas and skills related to the latest accounting technology.

Top Accounting Conferences – AUGUST

  • AAA 2018 Annual Meeting
    4-Aug-2018 to 8-Aug-2018
    Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. , National Harbor, Maryland | UNITED STATES
    The theme of this year’s American Accounting Association’s annual meeting is “Pathways to a Sustainable Future” which will explore opportunities, new technologies and challenges for accounting and the academy to shape the future.
  • ICFA 2018: 20th International Conference on Finance and Accounting
    20-Aug-2018 to 21-Aug-2018
    Holiday Inn London – Wembley , London | UNITED KINGDOM
    Held at Wembley’s Holiday Inn hotel, the ICFA brings together researchers, academics, and practitioners in the accounting profession. The conference’s aim is to dig into the most recent trends, innovations, issues, and practical challenges in the fields of finance and accounting.
  • AccountexUSA 2018
    22-Aug-2018 to 23-Aug-2018
    Hynes Convention Center , BOSTON | UNITED STATES
    This conference is one of the must-attend conferences in accounting industry with live demos and best-in-class speakers, to keep up-to-date on technology and trends all while earning CPE credits.

Top Accounting Conferences – SEPTEMBER

  • Xerocon Brisbane 2018
    5-Sep-2018 to 6-Sep-2018
    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre , BRISBANE | AUSTRALIA
    There are so many reasons to love Xerocon! Each year, the learnings, the people, and (of course!) the parties make Xerocon a must-attend event. We’re looking forward to catching up with some of the Top 50 Cloud Accountants in Australia as well as making new connections!
  • IPBC IGNITE Conference
    12-Sep-2018 to 15-Sep-2018
    IPBC IGNITE offers deep-dive sessions that cover several categories, including software success and tax insight. A vendor AMA (“ask me anything”) session will also provide attendees with the opportunity to gain valuable insights from accounting technology providers!

Top Accounting Conferences – OCTOBER

  • ABN: The Bookkeeper Event
    12-Oct-2018 to 13-Oct-2018
    Sea World Conference Centre , Queensland | AUSTRALIA
    The Bookkeeper Event is designed to help you accelerate your practice and maintain momentum in your bookkeeping journey. This event will provide plenty of opportunities to network, learn from exhibitors, and enjoy the sunshine!
  • Bookkeepers Summit 2018
    16-Oct-2018 to 17-Oct-2018
    Queen Elizabeth II Centre , London | UNITED KINGDOM
    The Bookkeepers Summit is returning to the Queen Elizabeth II Centre on Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th October. Due to popular demand, this year’s conference will once again be taking place over two days and we have packed more in those two days to keep you informed, motivated and inspired!
  • Women Who Count National Conference
    28-Oct-2018 to 30-Oct-2018
    The Westin Kansas City , KANSAS | UNITED STATES
    AFWA’s Women Who Count National Conference will offer technical education and professional development courses to empower you and your accounting practice.

Top Accounting Conferences – NOVEMBER

  • The World Congress of Accountants 2018
    5-Nov-2018 to 8-Nov-2018
    International Convention Centre , Sydney | AUSTRALIA
    Organised for the 20th time, The World Congress of Accountants (WCoA) is an annual event held in Sydney, Australia, that brings together over 6,000 delegates from more than 130 countries to listen to world-class experts and leaders representing the finance and business communities.
  • QuickBooks Connect 2018
    5-Nov-2018 to 7-Nov-2018
    San Jose Convention Center , SAN JOSE | UNITED STATES
    The QuickBooks Connect conference is available in several locations worldwide. In 2017, accountants and small business owners could participate in QuickBooks Connect in the USA, Australia, and Canada.
  • Xerocon London 2018
    14-Nov-2018 to 15-Nov-2018
    ExCeL , London | UNITED KINGDOM
    you may expect this year’s event at around the same time. If you’re a Xero user or a cloud accounting enthusiast, this is the place to hone your skills and get inspiration.
  • Accounting Live 2018
    21-Nov-2018 to 22-Nov-2018
    The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) , Glasgow | UNITED KINGDOM
    Accounting is one of the major themes at The Scottish Business Exhibition, the most significant business show in Scotland. Attend Accounting Live in Glasgow to learn about the latest solutions from over 100 exhibitors. In addition, you can also attend seminars, technology showcasing, workshops, and networking sessions.

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