In Person-Live
Small Firm Practitioners Conference IN PERSON
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - Wednesday, August 17, 2022 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
FireKeepers Casino Battle Creek, MI
Course # 132422 | by MICPA
Members SAVE $150
$425.00
Member
$575.00
Non-Member
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Total Credits: 16.0
Earn Up To: 5.0 AA, 1.0 ET, 16.0 OT credits
Level: Update
Vendor: MICPA

What you will learn

  • Evaluate the age old leadership dilemma of EQ or IQ and how to balance competence and likeability. 
  • Discuss today’s client lifecycle from acquisition and onboarding to retention and even, disengagement.
  • Examine insights on pressing tax issues including collections, FTE and taxpayer advocacy from three areas within the MI Dept. of Treasury.

Description

Grab your lucky networking shoes and get ready to meet up with your professional peers, friends and colleagues! Our objective: to create a place that facilitates discussion about the challenges, successes and surprises that you see and allows you to make the connections so vital to this business.

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Looking for extra flexibility? You can attend the program virtually, instead. Click here for details on the virtual option.

 

Overnight Accommodations
Special room rates are available at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel by booking online at www.firekeeperscasino.com. When booking, select "Group Attendee Code" and use 081622CPAS to receive the MICPA rate. Space is limited and the cutoff to make your reservation at the group rate is August 2, 2022.


 

PRICING DETAILS
Register early to take advantage of the best price! Please note, discounted pricing is already reflected in the online price. No promo code is needed.
Through July 19: $385 MICPA Members/ $535 Non-Members
July 20 - August 2: $405 MICPA Members/ $555 Non-Members
August 3 - August 16: $425 MICPA Members/ $575 Non-Members

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Exhibitors Include:


CPAs that are sole proprietors through firms sized 15 or less.
  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Business Management & Organization
  • Information Technology
  • Personal Development
  • Personnel/Human Resources
  • Regulatory Ethics
  • Specialized Knowledge
  • Taxes

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08:30 AM - 09:30 AM WELCOME & KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Overcoming the Competency-Likeability Challenge 1.0 OT Details

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Registration and Refreshments

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