Join Us for our Inaugural Sunset Cruise September 29!

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Jump Aboard!


Jump aboard the inaugural Sunset Cruise on Thursday evening to explore South Florida’s beautiful intracoastal waterways while enjoying cocktails, food and music amid soft breezes and tropical colors. Complete with our New Attendee Meet ’N’ Greet, it’s a networking experience like no other!

Cruise Itinerary: Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

5:15 – 5:45 pm Shuttle from Broward County
Convention Center to Pier 66

5:30-6:00 pm  Dockside cocktail reception

6:00-7:45 pm  Cruising cocktail reception,
dinner buffet, dessert, music, networking          

8:00pm  Return to dock

8:00pm-8:15pm Return Shuttles

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

Cruise Menu

Cocktail Reception

Open bar cocktail reception
Display and passed hors d’oeuvres

Full Dinner buffet

Prime Rib of Beef
Fresh Florida Mahi Mahi
Dessert Display

PAC Wine Pull


Support the Florida CPA Political Action Committee with the 3rd Annual Wine & Spirits Pull on Wednesday – every ticket is a winner! Contribute $50 or more to enter our raffle for beverages donated by your peers and fellow PAC supporters.

Wine Pull will be in the Exhibit Hall during the Exhibitors Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 28 2016 from 5 – 6:30 p.m.


Trivia Night at ABS


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.

We will run a shuttle from the host hotel for the Accounting & Business Show to Tarpon Bend at 7:30pm and will pick up at 10:30pm.
Pick Up Location: Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel, 1881 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2015

Click here to register.


Vendors Reception


Indulge in refreshments, have a chance to win prizes and play games while you’re learning about the latest products and services for your business during the Vendor Reception on Wednesday evening.

The Vendor Reception will be in the Grand Ballroom, third floor, on Wed. Sept. 28 2016 from 5 – 6:30 p.m.


EDF Silent Auction


Benefit the future of our profession and help deserving Florida accounting students realize their dreams by participating in the FICPA Educational Foundation Silent Auction. Place bids on autographed memorabilia, fine jewelry, rare collector’s items and more – every sale benefits the Foundation!

The Silent Auction will be Wed., Sept 28, 2016 in the foyer outside the Grand Ballroom.