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The Show You Know – Only Better

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Keynote Deborah Curry
FICPA President/CEO

Sept. 28-30, 2016
Broward County Convention Center
Fort Lauderdale

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Keynote Jeff Atwater
Florida’s Chief Financial

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater will share his priorities since assuming office for his second term, including aggressively eliminating fraud that increases the cost of living for all Floridians; reducing regulations that inhibit growth and economic development; and protecting the state’s most vulnerable citizens from financial harm and abuse.

Join FICPA President/CEO Deborah Curry for this interactive exploration of “all things CPA.” Without a doubt, state, global and national trends are affecting you and your CPA license. Are you prepared? Curry’s fast-track presentation covers the trends and recent Florida legislation of significance, CGMA skill-building opportunities for business and industry accountants, new FICPA strategic initiatives to help you in your career and more.

Join us for the FICPA Annual Meeting immediately following.

Join Us for our Inaugural Sunset Cruise September 29!


The day is done – Let’s have some fun!

Why fight the traffic home after a full day of exciting sessions? Jump aboard the Grand Floridian and cruise the beautiful South Florida intracoastal waterways enjoying a two-hour networking voyage and our New Attendee Meet’N’Greet.

Cruise price $30 with “SHOW BUY” or an additional charge of $95.

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Trivia Night at the Accounting & Business Show

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Join us for some fun!  The Young CPA Committee is hosting Trivia Night, this time in conjunction with the Accounting & Business Show. Come unwind and test your recall on trivia with fellow FICPA members at Tarpon Bend. Prizes will be awarded to winners. Adults of all ages are welcome!

Cost is $15 in advance/$20 at the door. Price includes game participation, one free drink, and light appetizers.

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Don’t Let Distance Stop Your Smile

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Can’t join us in person? Now you can attend online with the Simulcast. Earn up to 18 CPE hours from nationally recognized speakers without the need to travel.

Accounting & Business Show will give you plenty of reasons to smile – right where you are. Enjoy the flexibility the Simulcast has to offer and choose to attend your choice of one, two or all three days.

Simulcast Details


Day 1
Credit Hours: 6 AA | 1 TB (7 total)
Day 1 will begin with a keynote address from Florida’s CFO Jeff Atwater, followed by six technical sessions featuring the most popular CPE sessions being offered that day. 

Day 2
Credit Hours: 4 AA | 3 TB (7 total)
Day 2 will begin with a keynote address from FICPA CEO-President Deborah Curry, followed by six technical sessions featuring the most popular CPE sessions being offered that day.

Day 3
Credit Hours: 4 ETH (4 total)
Day 3 will feature one of our highly respected Ethics courses – Ethics for Industry Professionals/CPAs in Florida (4 ETH). This is a great way to earn your required biennial Ethics credits.


You Asked for It!


We read your evaluations and listened to your requests.
The all-new Accounting & Business Show is optimized to meet your learning needs.

ABS Student Track


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. 28, 2016.

** Participation is limited to 35 students, so be sure to register early! **

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More 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.

First Time Attending?


New to the Show? No worries. Join us at our special Meet ‘n’ Greet for first-time attendees. You’ll feel right at home! Meet and greet attendees aboard the Sunset Cruise (ticket purchase required)

The 2016 Accounting & Business Show is endorsed by the
Cuban-American Certified Public Accountants Association Inc.