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26 STUNNING DESTINATIONS

Earn up to 40 CPE credits. Collect 2 Bonus CPE credits each day you attend class and get up-to-date on the latest accounting and finance topics. Expand your knowledge with engaging, application-oriented presentations scheduled each morning presented by industry-leading experts.

Earn the CPE You Need, and Have Time Left Over to Relax!

You can earn up to 40 CPE credits while you get up to date on the latest accounting topics. Expand your knowledge with engaging, application-oriented presentations, scheduled each morning and presented by industry-leading experts. Each Western CPE Conference features course tracks suited for both public and industry accountant CPE requirements, so you can focus on the topics you need. Take advantage of our group discounts for reduced prices when sending five or more members of your team. 

Spend your afternoon sightseeing with family and other guests, or relax on your own. Our on-site team is there to help you get the most from your Western CPE Conference experience, including access to exclusive tours and memorable, local activities. 

Discover why Western CPE Conferences has remained number one in accounting and finance destination CPE for more than two decades by signing up today!

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CUSTOMIZE YOUR
LEARNING TIME

Every conference includes both public and industry accounting tracks. Select courses from either track to custom-design your learning time. Then, get out of class by early afternoon each day.

CHOOSE ONE OR
MULTIPLE DESTINATIONS

Mix & match your conference registration to split your five days of CPE across multiple locations within the same calendar year. Maximize your learning and your fun!

DON’T FORGET YOUR BONUS
CPE CREDITS!

Receive TWO bonus online CPE credits per day of attendance, redeemable for online webcast or self-study courses on westerncpe.com.

SKIP CLASS AND PLAY FOR A DAY,
OR TWO OR ALL FIVE…

..and transfer the CPE credits you would have earned in class to Webcast or Self-Study. Enjoy your time exploring the resort location.

GET REWARDED FOR
YOUR LOYALTY

We appreciate your attendance, and we’d love to see you year after year. Attend four Conferences and receive your fifth Conference on us!

  • June 1 – June 5, 2020
    Virtual Conference

    Key West, FL – June 2020

    Join Us Online

    In response to current health concerns and travel restrictions, Western CPE will present this Conference online. Participants earn 6 CPE Credits and 2 Bonus CPE for each day they attend. These credits are considered live for compliance purposes, and you will receive your certificate of completion via email once the presentation is complete. Watch Live or On-Demand.
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  • June 8 – June 12, 2020
    Virtual Conference

    Orlando, FL – June 2020

    Join Us Online

    In response to current health concerns and travel restrictions, Western CPE will present this Conference online. Participants earn 6 CPE Credits and 2 Bonus CPE for each day they attend. These credits are considered live for compliance purposes, and you will receive your certificate of completion via email once the presentation is complete. Watch Live or On-Demand.
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  • June 15 – June 19, 2020
    Virtual Conference

    Santa Fe, NM – June 2020

    Join Us Online

    In response to current health concerns and travel restrictions, Western CPE will present this Conference online. Participants earn 6 CPE Credits and 2 Bonus CPE for each day they attend. These credits are considered live for compliance purposes, and you will receive your certificate of completion via email once the presentation is complete. Watch Live or On-Demand.
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  • June 22 – June 26, 2020
    Open Space CPE

    Jackson Hole, WY – June 2020

    Jackson Hole, surrounded by the towering peaks of the Teton and Gros Ventre mountain ranges

    Jackson Hole, surrounded by the towering peaks of the Teton and Gros Ventre mountain ranges, is a small western town with an upscale gloss. The town square offers opportunities for shopping in high-end boutiques, art galleries, and fine dining options. Outside of town, the fun really starts. Visit Grand Teton National Park just north of town raft, kayak, and fly fish on the pristine headwaters of the Snake River. Take the Jackson Hole Aerial Tram to the top of Jackson Hole Resort for stunning panoramic views of the Tetons and the valley below. Just outside of town, you can enjoy the National Elk Refuge, with up-close views of these majestic animals. We’ll be staying at the Snake River Lodge and Spa, an upscale, western-themed hotel with luxury amenities so you can relax and pamper yourself after a long day of playing in this incredible natural setting.
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  • June 29 – July 3, 2020
    Canceled

    Washington, D.C. – June 2020

    Beyond its star-studded lineup of museums and monuments, D.C. greets visitors with plenty of excitement and cosmopolitan charm.

    Beyond its star-studded lineup of museums and monuments, D.C. greets visitors with plenty of excitement and cosmopolitan charm. Welcome to the nation’s cultural, historical, and political epicenter. Take a stroll through the National Mall, where you’ll find more than 30 museums, monuments, and other significant landmarks, most with free admission. Once you’ve taken in the Lincoln Memorial, the iconic Washington Monument, and maybe even toured the White House, it’s time to unwind. Beyond national treasures and history, D.C. is home to more than 20 distinct neighborhoods, each full of lively restaurants and cafés, local culture, and music to explore.
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  • July 6 – July 10, 2020

    San Diego, CA – July 2020

    Enjoy a Laid-Back Vibe, Beautiful Beaches, and Endless Entertainment for All Tastes

    Known for its laid-back vibe, beautiful beaches, and year-round pleasant weather, San Diego offers endless opportunities for exploration. Downtown San Diego provides all the entertainment you’d expect from California’s second-largest city, with a plethora of dining options, shopping opportunities, and cultural attractions. We’ll be staying just north of downtown San Diego in La Jolla, an eclectic beach community renowned for its surfing and golf. Downtown La Jolla offers a diverse mix of shopping, art, and dining options that cater to any style. The coastline of La Jolla is particularly beautiful, with a craggy coastline broken by inviting beaches. Offshore, surfing, marine wildlife viewing, snorkeling, and scuba diving are all popular in the crystal-clear waters. We’ll be staying at the incredible Lodge at Torrey Pines while we’re in town.
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  • July 6 – July 10, 2020

    Myrtle Beach, SC – July 2020

    Known for Its Expansive Beaches and World-Class Golf

    Known for its expansive beaches and world-class golf, Myrtle Beach, SC, is one of the East Coast’s best family getaways. Stroll down the Myrtle Beach boardwalk to sample local fare, shop, and visit the 200-foot tall observation wheel. Or lounge and take in the view from one of the many beaches that make up the 60-mile-long Grand Strand. If you’re feeling a bit more active, hit the links on one of the area’s numerous championship golf courses, many of which have hosted PGA events. After you’ve finished playing for the day, you can relax, eat fresh, local seafood beachside, and catch a show at the Carolina Opry. It’s all well within reach when you stay with us at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.
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  • July 13 – July 17, 2020
    Open Space CPE

    Coeur d’Alene, ID – July 2020

    Coeur d’Alene is a spectacularly beautiful summertime destination.

    Situated on a brilliant turquoise-colored lake in the Idaho Panhandle, Coeur d’Alene is a spectacularly beautiful summertime destination. The town rests directly adjacent to a 25-mile-long lake and is surrounded by heavily wooded areas and the peaks of the Rocky Mountains. In lakeside Coeur d’Alene, you’ll find a multitude of art galleries, boutiques, dining options, and guided adventures catering directly to visitors. The lake itself and the surrounding area are an outdoor-lover’s paradise, with activities ranging from sightseeing to whitewater rafting. We’ll be staying at The Coeur d’Alene, centrally located in the downtown area and resting on the shore of the lake. A round of golf at the resort’s iconic course begins with a ride in a mahogany boat. With the resort as your base, you can easily stroll along the lakeside, peruse the downtown area, book an adventure in the surrounding wilderness, or relax and enjoy rejuvenating spa treatments.
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  • July 13 – July 17, 2020

    Bar Harbor, ME – July 2020

    A Stunning Getaway at the Entrance to Arcadia National Park

    The gateway to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor is a stunning getaway located on Mount Desert Island along Maine’s Frenchman Bay. The island is rich with history, with walking tours offering a glimpse into a past where wealthy elites used the island as an exclusive getaway. Today the town also serves as a launching point for exploration of the beautiful Atlantic coastline and Acadia National Park. On the island, sightseeing and outdoor recreation opportunities exist everywhere you look. Offshore, you’ll find more of the same, with whale watching and boat tours of the rugged, cliffy coastline. When you’re done exploring for the day, sampling the seafood that the region is famed for-lobsters and clams especially-is a must. We’ll use the Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina, located right next to the water in downtown Bar Harbor, as our base to explore the region’s rich history and beautiful natural attractions.
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  • July 27 – July 31, 2020
    Open Space CPE

    Sunriver, OR – July 2020

    Framed by the peaks of the Cascade Mountain Range, Sunriver is the epitome of wilderness escape

    Nestled against the banks of the Deschutes River and boasting 300 days of sunshine annually, Sunriver is aptly named. July is the perfect time to visit, with 1.9 million acres of lush, green Deschutes National Forest to explore. Framed by the peaks of the Cascade Mountain Range, Sunriver is the epitome of wilderness escape. Lovers of the outdoors will find plenty to do. Kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, paddleboarding, and a breathtaking golf course are all popular among both locals and visitors alike. In the nearby town of Bend, you’ll find an abundance of galleries, boutiques, craft breweries, and dining options.
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  • August 3 – August 7, 2020
    Open Space CPE

    Whitefish, MT – August 2020

    An Exciting Mountain Town Surrounded by Impressive Scenery

    Located just outside Glacier National Park, Whitefish is an exciting mountain town surrounded by some of the most impressive scenery on the entire continent. June is the perfect time to visit, with lush, green valleys framed by grandiose snowcapped peaks. Lovers of the outdoors will find plenty to do. Rafting, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback tours, and sightseeing are all popular among both locals and visitors alike. In town, you’ll find an abundance of galleries, boutiques, craft breweries, and dining options. Just outside of town, you’ll find Whitefish Mountain Resort, a popular summer destination with a vast array of outdoor activities offering panoramic views of the valley below. Stay with us at Grouse Mountain Lodge and find out why this wild and scenic region is known as the Crown of the Continent.
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  • August 3 – August 7, 2020

    Asheville, NC – August 2020

    A Small City with a Funky Attitude

    Asheville offers visitors the duality of a burgeoning cultural scene and a respite from the congestion found in larger metropolitan areas. Downtown you’ll find a mix of locally owned boutiques, galleries, live music venues, and farm-to-table restaurants. You’ll also want to check out the Downtown Asheville Historic District, the centerpiece of which is the Basilica of St. Lawrence, a beautiful example of Catalan-style architecture from the early twentieth century. Outside of town, you’ll find plenty to do in the lush Blue Ridge Mountain countryside. Hiking, biking, and sightseeing are popular on the region’s extensive trail system, featuring views of hundreds of waterfalls cascading down mountainsides. The incredible Biltmore Estate, located just outside of town, is also a must-see. The former home of George Vanderbilt proudly displays 8,000 acres of exquisitely manicured gardens, with tours, dining, and shopping on-site.
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  • August 10 – August 14, 2020

    Lake Tahoe, NV – August 2020

    A Unique Blend of Outdoor Opportunities and Exciting Nightlife

    Lake Tahoe’s unique blend of outdoor opportunities and exciting nightlife make it an alluring place to explore during the day and play at night. Outside, you’ll find incredible hiking, biking, boating, and sightseeing opportunities in the Sierra Nevada’s natural wonderland. The trails, mountains, and water provide experiences from leisurely to strenuous, creating activities for adventurers of any level. In town, you’ll find upscale boutiques for shopping, numerous galleries, and exciting nightlife. Many of Tahoe’s restaurants come with stunning lakeside views, so you can sit and watch the sunset with a glass of wine before heading in for the evening or out to test your luck at the city’s many casinos. We’ll be staying at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, a beautiful hotel and casino with nightly shows and gorgeous views of the lake.
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  • August 10 – August 14, 2020

    London, ENG – August 2020

    A Modern City with Ancient History Stretching Back to Roman Times.

    Join us for an incredible Western CPE first in historic London, England! London is a modern city with ancient history stretching back to Roman times. Marvel at the city’s many iconic landmarks, including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Kensington Palace, and London Bridge, whether on the ground or in the sky on the famous London Eye. Absorb the city’s history and culture at over 170 museums or take in a production at any of the 230 theaters throughout the city. For shopping, London is a paradise of flea markets, vintage shops, and luxury stores. Indulge your palate in innovative creations at one of the many Michelin star restaurants or sample some local street fare. Whatever your interest, London has everything you’re looking for to make your conference an incredible experience.
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  • August 24 – August 28, 2020

    San Francisco, CA – August 2020

    Known for having a culture all its own, marching to the beat of its own drum.

    San Francisco is known for having a culture all its own, marching to the beat of its own drum. For visitors, its famous neighborhoods, attractions, and landmarks offer an ideal opportunity to explore the city’s history and dive into its culture head first. Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, Fisherman’s Wharf, and the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood are all popular destinations at the core of the San Francisco experience. The city is also known for its amazing food-taking fresh, local ingredients and preparing them in surprising and delicious ways at the cutting edge of culinary experimentation. You’ll also find incredible music within the city, ranging in tenor from their stunning symphony and opera to rock and roll playing in local pubs. For our stay, we’ll set up shop at the San Francisco Marriot Fisherman’s Wharf.
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  • September 14 – September 18, 2020

    Colorado Springs, CO – September 2020

    Colorado Springs is a burgeoning, family-friendly city in an incredible natural setting

    Resting just below Pikes Peak and the southern tip of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is a burgeoning, family-friendly city in an incredible natural setting. The city itself is a thriving community containing a variety of arts and culture, zoos, metropolitan shopping, the United States Olympic Training Center, and the US Air Force Academy. Outside the city, opportunities for outdoor recreation and sightseeing are seemingly endless. We’ll be staying at The Broadmoor, an award-winning resort and a destination in and of itself. Whether it’s outfitted adventures, golf, tennis, a luxurious spa, or fine dining, you’ll find the accommodations and activity options at The Broadmoor second to none. The Broadmoor blends opportunities to explore the area’s magnificent surroundings and western authenticity with the service and amenities that you’ll only find at a resort consistently ranked as one of the world’s best.
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  • September 21 – September 25, 2020

    Hilton Head, SC – September 2020

    Combining world-renowned golf with a warm island attitude, Hilton Head is a marvelously unique luxury destination.

    Combining world-renowned golf with a warm island attitude, Hilton Head is a marvelously unique luxury destination. The Atlantic’s largest barrier island, Hilton Head offers endless possibilities for relaxation and adventure. Fill your days with sparkling sun and gentle waves on Hilton Head’s 12 miles of pristine sand beach, and spend your nights under endless starry skies. Explore the area’s extensive hiking, biking, and nature trail system – and of course there’s the golf! The island is home to 24 world-class golf courses. You’ll enjoy your stay at the Inn at Harbor Town, home of the PGA Tour’s RBC Heritage golf tournament.
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  • September 21 – September 25, 2020

    San Antonio, TX – September 2020

    Where the Cultures of Colonial Mexico and Old Texas Meet Modern America

    With its bold Texan attitude and historic sights, San Antonio provides a glimpse into old Texas in a modern, thriving city. Popular attractions include old Spanish missions-the most famous of which is the Alamo-colonial architecture holdovers, and historic hotels and theaters. The River Walk meanders through downtown San Antonio, providing a great way to take in many of the city’s sights from the vantage point of cypress-lined pathways along a gently flowing river. If you’re looking for a bit more excitement in a modern setting, several amusement parks call the city home. The city also hosts a plethora of museums and galleries, the most famous being the San Antonio Museum of Art. There’s no shortage of things to do in the city where the cultures of colonial Mexico and old Texas meet modern America.
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  • October 19 – October 23, 2020

    Las Vegas, NV – October 2020

    Something New, Over-the-Top, and Awe-Inspiring Each Time You Come Back

    Las Vegas-the Entertainment Capital of the World-draws tens-of-millions of visitors each year with its casinos, shows, celebrity chefs, and nightlife. Continually reinventing itself, the city offers a seemingly endless array of entertainment options that stimulate every sense. Whether it’s on the Strip, at Freemont Street Experience, or at one of the many other Vegas hot spots, you won’t have trouble filling your free time in this vibrant city. Even if you’ve been before, Las Vegas makes sure that there’s something new, over-the-top, and awe-inspiring each time you come back. When class is over, feel free to let loose with us and discover your pleasure in the city that stays up till dawn.
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  • October 19 – October 23, 2020

    St. Simons, GA – October 2020

    A Surreal Landscape, Where Oak Forests Give Way to Expansive Beaches

    St. Simons Island displays a surreal landscape, where inland oak forests draped in Spanish moss give way to expansive beaches and the open sea. But those are just a couple of the reasons why it’s regularly ranked as one of America’s favorite beach towns. The island is rich with history, with many of its important sites preserved and open to the public. Eighteenth-century battle sites and plantations, archaic 200-plus-year-old churches, and colonial forts are just a few of the well-preserved historic attractions on the island. The island is also a wonder for outdoor enthusiasts. It features multiple, perfectly manicured golf courses, nature walks, biking trails, and excellent offshore fishing. In the small city that bears the island’s name, you’ll find galleries, shopping, and dining, all of which feature the island’s unique style and history.
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  • October 26 – October 30, 2020

    Naples, FL – October 2020

    An Upscale, Cosmopolitan Vibe with the Relaxing Atmosphere of Florida’s Paradise Coast

    Naples blends an upscale, cosmopolitan vibe with the relaxing atmosphere of Florida’s Paradise Coast. In downtown Naples, you’ll find chic boutiques, eclectic galleries, and swank eateries in the 5th Avenue South and Third Street South districts. Throughout the region, you’ll also find some of the nation’s finest golf courses, including Old Corkscrew, TPC Treviso Bay, and Tiburon. The area is also home to incredible natural wonders. Pristine, white-sand beaches meet the teal waters of the Gulf of Mexico, providing plenty of relaxation and fun. Naples is also close to secluded islands and multiple wildlife sanctuaries and preserves, and provides easy access to the Everglades. We’ll start our adventure at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, a wonderful match of lavish amenities and quiet tranquility.
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  • October 26 – October 30, 2020

    Scottsdale, AZ – October 2020

    Explore All Scottsdale Offers or Simply Relax in the Arizona Sun

    The rugged Sonoran Desert landscape, with the McDowell Mountains as a backdrop, provides a beautiful setting for explorations in arts and culture, outdoor adventures, savory cuisine, and trend-setting boutiques in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale is known as a mecca for art, upscale shopping, and challenging golf courses. With dozens of restaurants, lounges, and clubs, downtown Scottsdale delivers diverse and exciting nightlife options as well. Whether you’re looking to hit the links or treat yourself to some of the finer things in life, in Scottsdale, options abound. We’ll be staying at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort, just minutes from downtown, Scottsdale Fashion Square, and McCormick Ranch Golf Club’s two championship courses. From here you can easily explore all that Scottsdale offers or simply relax at the resort and enjoy the spa or one of the resort’s five pools as you soak in the Arizona sun.
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  • November 2 – November 6, 2020

    Costa Rica, CR – November 2020

    The country that truly has something for everyone!

    The country that truly has something for everyone-from surfing to shopping, wildlife watching to white-water rafting, beach-lounging to golfing-Costa Rica has it all! Our locale in this stunning country is in the North Pacific Riviera in Guanacaste Province, a region rich in culture with a lush and varied landscape. The local scenery ranges from pristine beaches with Pacific-blue waters to dry tropical forests with semi-active volcanos. Our home will be at The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal, offering a wide range of amenities, world-class dining, and stunning views of the magnificent landscape. You can choose your adventure in the area’s lush mountains, in the crystal-clear waters of local white-sand beaches, or on the resort’s championship golf course.
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  • November 2 – November 6, 2020

    Nashville, TN – November 2020

    Nashville is a music lover’s dream vacation spot

    Nashville is a music-lover’s dream vacation spot. Long known as the home of the American country music scene, Nashville also boasts an eclectic mix of pop, rock, bluegrass, Americana, jazz, blues, and soul music-all of which are on display in the city’s many clubs and honky tonks. If you love music but aren’t into nightlife, you can tour one of the many locations rich in the history of American roots music like the Grand Ole Opry or Ryman Auditorium. If you need a break from the scene, the surrounding area is also home to wonderfully preserved 19th century historic sites, civil war battlefields, and early American forts. Or, amble through the downtown area for shopping that ranges from upscale to alternative and sample one of the many local eateries that have the city known for its up-and-coming food scene. Whatever you choose to do with your free time, we’ll use The Westin Nashville as our base to explore the sights and sounds of Music City.
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  • November 9 – November 13, 2020

    Kauai, HI – November 2020

    If you’ve never been to Kauai, it’s time you check it off your bucket list

    If you’ve never been to Kauai, it’s time you check it off your bucket list. If you have, you won’t need our convincing to go back. The oldest of the Hawaiian Islands is home to perfect beaches, towering mountains, beautiful rivers, lush rainforest, and some of the most dramatic, rugged coastline you’ll ever see. A day on the beach or in the surf is almost requisite. You’ll also want to check out the stunning Napali Coast—with cliffs jutting out of the ocean thousands of feet, dotted with lush vegetation and waterfalls—it’s a sight you won’t soon forget. Venturing inland you’ll find hidden gems via guided trips in the mountains and jungles that cover much of the island. You can also spend some quality time on the links, with signature courses framed by jungle mountains, surf, and sand.
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  • November 30 – December 4, 2020

    Las Vegas, NV – November 2020

    Something New, Over-the-Top, and Awe-Inspiring Each Time You Come Back

    Las Vegas-the Entertainment Capital of the World-draws tens-of-millions of visitors each year with its casinos, shows, celebrity chefs, and nightlife. Continually reinventing itself, the city offers a seemingly endless array of entertainment options that stimulate every sense. Whether it’s on the Strip, at Freemont Street Experience, or at one of the many other Vegas hot spots, you won’t have trouble filling your free time in this vibrant city. Even if you’ve been before, Las Vegas makes sure that there’s something new, over-the-top, and awe-inspiring each time you come back. When class is over, feel free to let loose with us and discover your pleasure in the city that stays up till dawn.
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