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Welcome


The Association for Accounting Administration invites you and others from your firm to “Win Big” at its 2012 National Practice Management Conference. The event has been exclusively designed to help participants professionally manage accounting practices of varying sizes. The two-and-a-half day educational extravaganza and exchange has something for everyone involved in accounting administration. The event includes sessions that range from the beginner to the advanced levels. From the high-level practice management sessions to the smaller breakout sessions geared to specific problem-solving and informal gatherings designed to facilitate networking and information exchange, the Conference has sessions for accounting administrators with one year of experience to COOs and managing partners with over 30 years of experience.

AAA continually enhances the program format to maximize networking and discussion time for attendees.

The overall program is designed to enhance the skills of even the most experienced administrator through a wide variety of top-notch and timely sessions led by professionals and experts from around the country. The event also features the ACE Award, the profession’s most coveted award given for achievement, commitment, and excellence to the profession.

You should attend if you are . . .
• responsible for management of an accounting practice.
• responsible for the quality and profitability of your firm.
• supervising and/or training staff in an accounting firm.
• interested in developing a network of outstanding professionals.
• ready to promote your firm in today’s marketplace.
• new to the profession or an experienced manager.

In the past, the Conference has attracted professionals representing firms with 4 to 1,000 employees with an average firm size of 49. Whether you are new to the profession or someone with a great deal of experience, you will leave the Conference with skills and resources you never dreamed possible, ones that will help you and your firm prosper and grow in challenging times.

What is the Association for Accounting Administration?
The Association for Accounting Administration (AAA) has nearly 1,000 members throughout North America. Its main objective is to develop and maintain, through cooperative efforts, a high level of professional skills required to satisfy members’ growing professional needs in the field of accounting administration.

AAA has published guides to assist professionals in all aspects of accounting administration, we’ve published best practices on a number of relevant issues and we’ve developed on-line discussion forums and MAPCasts for those looking for help in every aspect of managing an accounting practice. The information covers all areas of practice management including practice development, administration and personnel, marketing and technology.

In addition to the many publications, benefits through membership include networking and educational conferences, technology seminars, group purchasing programs, a member to member survey program, the AAA iCommunities, and a lending library, to name a few.

The Association is the one representative voice of professionals managing accounting firms. Check out the Association’s Web site at www.cpaadmin.org.