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About

The accounting and finance professions premier event bringing together 8 conferences for 4 days, 350+ sessions and up to 41.5 CPE.

  • Advanced Accounting and Auditing (NAAATS)
  • Advanced Estate Planning
  • Advanced Personal Financial Planning
  • EDGE Career Development
  • AICPA Practitioners and TECH+
  • Tax Strategies for the High-Income Individual
  • Finance Redefined Track

Yes, you can attend sessions from any ENGAGE conference during the days designated by your attendance pass.

Pre-conference workshops are June 6th – 7th. Main conference kicks off June 8th – 11th

Advanced Estate Planning, Advanced Accounting and Auditing and Advanced Personal Financial Planning sessions will take place Monday, June 8th – Wednesday, June 10th

EDGE, Tax Strategies, Practitioners and TECH+ and Finance Redefined sessions will take place Tuesday, June 9th – Thursday, June 11th

Interested in speaking at ENGAGE 2020? Please submit your speaker application form by Friday, July 5, 2019. If your session is selected, you will be contacted directly between August 1-31, 2019.

Registration

ENGAGE offers multiple ways to attend. We’ll need more space to explain. Visit here to get the pricing break down.

When can I save on ENGAGE 2020?

ENGAGE offers a $300 discount if you register before Sept. 3, 2019

ENGAGE offers a $150 Super Early Bird discount until Feb 3, 2020.

Didn’t register before then? You can still save! Save $100 until May 4th, 2020 with the Early Bird discount.

PCPS, CITP, TAX, PFP, PFS, CGMA Members save additional $100.

AICPA Members received a $400 discount.

We also offer group rates. See below.

The All Access Pass is our VIP-est attendance option. This pass include 4 days of content – and it’s the only way to access our ½ day workshops.

Wow, that’s a lot. It doesn’t stop there. You also get the flexibility to attend your sessions on-site or online.

Why would I want both?

  • Need to catch up on email during sessions breaks?
  • Want to sip coffee in your hotel room and still earn CPE?
  • Want to log onto complimentary WIFI & attend the session from the Exhibit Hall?

This is the pass for you.

No problem! We are here to help!

Call AICPA Member Service at 888.777.7077, Monday–Friday, 9am–6pm ET.

Have more than 2 people you want to bring? We offer group discounts to organizations that register 3 or more individuals.

Groups of 10 or more registrants receive additional incentives including: free virtual attendance for others in your organization, access to hospitality suites, VIP seating for your group in the arena (based on availability). Call or email today to speak with an AICPA group registration specialist and learn how you can unlock the value of these benefits for your group attending ENGAGE!

aicpalearning@aicpa.org | 800.634.6780, Option 2

ENGAGE On-Site/All-Access Pass: You may cancel without penalty if cancellation request is received up to and including 45 days prior to the start of the conference (4/22/2020). Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a credit less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for requests received up to and including 21 days prior to the start of the conference (5/19/2020). No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received less than 21 days prior to the start of the event.

ENGAGE Online: You may cancel and receive a refund if cancellation request is received up to and including 15 days prior to the start of the conference (5/24/2020). You can cancel and receive a 100% credit if your registration is canceled within 7 days of the start of the conference (6/1/2020). Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a 60% credit will be issued for requests received up to the day prior to the start of the conference (6/7/2020). No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received once the online conference begins (6/7/2020).

For more information about AICPA's conference cancellation policy, contact the AICPA Service Center at 888.777.7077 or service@aicpa.org.

Yes, 4-6 weeks after the event you will receive session recordings of all ENGAGE sessions expect pre-event workshops.

How to attend

Pre-conference workshops start June 6th and are available only to those attending the conference in person. All half day workshops are included in All Access Pass. More info coming soon!

You can register guests when you register for the main conference and after. More info coming in January 2020.

Our live stream offers audio and video sessions, remote networking through polls and chat rooms, opportunity for questions, and access to handouts and slides, just as if you were there on-site.

Agenda

 

Yes, printable PDFs are available on the site’s agenda. View “downloads” in the upper, right corner. Select your track or the ENGAGE overall agenda for all sessions.

Cross-over sessions are sessions that were designed by 1 Conference Planning Committee but offers learning opportunities relevant to professionals from multiple areas of the profession.

ENGAGE 2020 session selection opens Mid-May 2020.
Check your inbox for an email from: ENGAGE 2020
Haven't registered yet? Register today to receive your session selection invitation.

ENGAGE offers agendas curated to fit the personalities of our attendees. Visit here to find the perfect agenda fit for you!

ENGAGE offers 15+ focus areas. These are designed to help you find sessions in a broader topic.

Core learning is designed to help past attendees of the conferences that make up ENGAGE find their sessions, community and peers.

Sessions created by 2 or more Conference Committee

ENGAGE Keynotes sessions contain some of are the most influential speakers on the circuit today. See them live at the Park MGM Theater on Wednesday, June 10.

Keynotes that are specific to one Conference

Early morning sessions offering CPE

Lunch time sessions designed to be working sessions lead by thought leaders. Attendees can earn CPE.

A Lab is an educational area where you can earn CPE.

A Zone is an educational area with no CPE offered for attendance

A Zone is an educational area (with no CPE offered for attendance) or networking area where attendees can meet, connect and network with peers from their Conference or others.

Exhibitors and Sponsorships

Exhibitor – organization who purchases the booth-only package, which includes the 10x10 booth space (a skirted table, two chairs and a wastebasket); two badges with CPE credit; company listing in the on-site program; and company profile on the mobile app.

Sponsor – organization who contributes to the cost of a networking event, a material item, or signage, in exchange for visibility and brand awareness with their company name/logo in front of many attendees at once. (ex. tote bag sponsor, signature drink sponsor, breakfast sponsor, TECH Demo sponsor, lanyard sponsor).

Premium Booth Location – 10’x10’ booth near entrance, on corner or near networking areas in the exhibit hall.

Standard Booth Location – 10’x10’ booth in the middle of an aisle in the exhibit hall.

Main conference badge – Badge with CPE credit for main conference includes all public food and beverage functions alongside attendees.

Expo-only badge – Badge for Exhibit Hall only. Does not qualify for CPE credit, however includes all public food and beverage functions alongside attendees.

Exhibit Hall – Marquis Ballroom where vendors display products and services and connect with attendees during refreshment breaks and networking receptions.

Education lab – located in the exhibit hall during scheduled refreshment breaks, a sponsored TED-talk style 25-minute live-streamed presentations, eligible for .5 CPE credit.

TECH Demo – located in the exhibit hall during scheduled refreshment breaks., a 25-minute sponsored showcase or demonstration of a sponsor’s product or service, no CPE credit.

Solution Session – a 50-minute sponsored breakout session located in the conference center. It is a presentation on an educational topic, eligible for 1 CPE credit.

Cling – similar to a poster, a cling is artwork which is adhered to glass or a wall.

Exhibitor Happy Hour – a casual get-together of exhibitors and staff on Sunday at 4pm in the exhibit hall with appetizers and adult beverages.

Exhibitor Dashboard – a one stop shop website created for exhibitors and sponsors, encompassing all resource material, due dates, badge registration, company listings, booth selection, logo uploads, etc.

Travel and Hotel

The ENGAGE main hotel block is at ARIA Resort & Casino. All sessions and the exhibit hall will be at ARIA except for the Keynote sessions. The Keynote sessions will be at the Park MGM. ENGAGE has a small block of hotel rooms at the Park MGM. If you would like to stay at the Park MGM, click here while rooms last.

Call AICPA Member Service at 888.777.7077, Monday–Friday, 9am–6pm ET.

 

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