To Las Vegas With Microsoft


The Aicpa, in conjunction with Microsoft, will present the second annual Partner's Conference, designed to help partners lead their firms into business and technology consulting niches. Last year's conference attracted more than 1,200 participants, 90% of whom were firm partners.

This year, James Collins, author of Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, will deliver a keynote address. Breakout sessions will cover accounting systems consulting, Y2K consulting, moving clients from compliance to reliance, CPA WebTrust, attracting and retaining personnel and consulting business basics.

The conference will run from October 18 to 21 at Bally's Las Vegas. The cost is $995 for AICPA members and $1,095 for nonmembers. To register, call the AICPA at 888-777-7007.

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