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Las Vegas October CPE Conference

October 23 - October 28, 2017

Las Vegas, NV



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Las Vegas offers a seemingly endless array of entertainment options that stimulate every sense

Las Vegas—the entertainment capital of the country—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, Fremont Street, or one of the many other Vegas hot spots, you won’t have trouble filling your free time in the City of Lights. When class is over, feel free to let loose and discover your pleasure in the city that stays up till dawn.

Custom-Planned Local Activities To Complement Your Conference

You deserve a break! That’s why we carefully select and plan premium after-class Group Activities for conference attendees and their guests. After all, all work and no play is never a good plan! So join the fun, experience something unique, make new connections, or reunite with old friends. This is your vacation—we want you to enjoy every moment!

Please note: Prices are subject to change. Prices include service fees and taxes, where noted. Activity fees are nonrefundable.

Register Early! Tickets and transportation for our optional Group Activities may be limited and are sold on a first come, first served basis.

WCPE Reception

Conference Reception

Sunday, October 22, 2017

4:30 P.M.–5:30 P.M.

After arriving, please stop by the Western CPE registration desk 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. to pick up your conference materials. We’ll be available to answer any questions you might have about the courses and activities that are scheduled during the week.

Hoover Dam Tour

Hoover Dam Tour

The Hoover Dam Classic Discovery Tour provides visitors with a close-up view of this National Historic Landmark and engineering marvel. We will also encounter dramatic views of Lake Mead and the new Hoover Bypass Bridge, which soars 900 feet above the Colorado River. 

Mob Museum Tour

The Mob Museum Tour

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, presents an exciting and authentic view of the impact organized crime had on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world. Real stories are brought to life with interactive exhibits in a multisensory environment.

High Roller

High Roller at the LINQ

The High Roller offers a one-of-a-kind sky-high chocolate tasting experience. Enjoy tasting handcrafted Ethel M Chocolates paired with your choice of red or white wine, all while taking in the majestic 360-degree views 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip! 

Enjoy a Luxurious Getaway... and Earn the CPE Credit You Need!

Vacation-worthy destinations. Industry-leading experts. Your 2018 CPE credits earned. Complete your CPE requirement and still have ample time to enjoy any of our 28 hand-picked locations when you attend a Western CPE Conference. You’ll get the very latest in accounting and finance continuing education, and earn up to 40 CPE credits when you attend!

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.*

*Bonus CPE credits may not be used for Federal Tax Update, Federal & California Tax Update, and premier courses.

Accommodations

The Flamingo Las Vegas

The Flamingo Las Vegas

For over 70 years, the Flamingo name has been synonymous with Las Vegas and nightlife. A self-contained casino, resort, and entertainment venue, the hotel offers everything you’d expect from one of Vegas’ most historic landmarks. When you’re not out on the town, relax at their 15-acre pool or try one of their restaurants, varying from fine dining to casual. All of the entertainment, excitement, sights, and sounds of the Strip are right out your door when you stay with us at the Flamingo Las Vegas.

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*To secure our Escape Rate, please make your room reservation as early as possible. Due to market demand, Western CPE does not guarantee room availability and rate. The starting price is based on one adult guest; please review detailed pricing, outlined in the Travel Guide. Rate does not include taxes and fees.

The cut-off date for this location has passed. All reservations booked at this time will be based on prevailing rates and availability. Please call the resort at  (702) 733-3111 to arrange your stay. 

Going on 8 years now, Western CPE has been my only resource for the quality education I need to maintain my license and stay ahead of changing conditions. I love the live courses, and the quality of instructors is superb!

Simon Brewer, CPA, CGMA

CPE COURSES AT THE LAS VEGAS OCTOBER CONFERENCE

Courses are selected when you register for the conference. Click on a course or instructor for more details.

Date Time Course Title Instructor CPE Credits Topic
October 24, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Driving Dysfunctional Behavior from an Organization and Retaining Quality Staff Jane Boucher, CSP, MBC 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 24, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Mastering PivotTables: Excel's Best Feature K2 Enterprises (Steven M. Phelan, CPA, CITP) 4 Computer Software and Applications
October 24, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM What Your Insurance Professional Won't Really Tell You About Insurance Jeff Rattiner, CPA, CFP 6 Taxes
October 24, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM World's Liveliest Accounting Update 2017 Jeff Sailor, CPA 6 Accounting
October 25, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Resilience: The Ultimate Leadership Skill - Building it from the Bottom Up Jane Boucher, CSP, MBC 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 25, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Beyond GAAP Jeff Sailor, CPA 6 Accounting
October 25, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Critical Elder Care Issues Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
October 25, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2017 IRS Representation Update Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq. 6 Taxes
October 26, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM IRS Collections Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq. 6 Taxes
October 26, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Planning for Businesses: From Cradle to Grave Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 26, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Governmental Auditing Update: Single Audit Changes Take the Stage Frank Crawford, CPA 6 Auditing (Govmnt)
October 26, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM World's Liveliest Reporting Update 2017 Jeff Sailor, CPA 6 Accounting
October 27, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Improved Effectiveness with Accounting and Finance Departments Gabe Zubizarreta, CPA 6 Accounting
October 27, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Federal Tax Update - Individual Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 Taxes
October 27, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM GASB Update: Big Year, Big Change Frank Crawford, CPA 6 Auditing (Govmnt)
October 27, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2017 Individual Tax Update Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 Taxes
October 28, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2017 Business Tax Update Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 Taxes
October 28, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Better, Easier, Faster Month-End Closing Gabe Zubizarreta, CPA 6 Accounting
October 28, 2017 7:30AM - 1:00PM Federal Tax Update - Business Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 Taxes

Pricing

Customize your conference experience with just one purchase. Choose the total number of conference days you want to attend in 2018 based on the pricing below. The more you choose, the more you save!


Act Now! Use code WUEBC18 for $250 off your purchase of 3+ days. 
*Only applies to 2018 locations.

 
1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days 6 Days 7-10 Days
$549 $949 $1,249 $1,449 $1,649 $1,849 Add $150 per day

6 CPE Credits

+ 2 Bonus CPE

12 CPE Credits

+ 4 Bonus CPE

18 CPE Credits

+ 6 Bonus CPE

24 CPE Credits

+ 8 Bonus CPE

30 CPE Credits

+ 10 Bonus CPE

36 CPE Credits

+ 12 Bonus CPE

42+ CPE Credits

+ 14+ Bonus CPE

Group Discounts

Western CPE offers registration discounts to organizations that send 5 or more people to a conference. Attendees can choose the same or different conference destinations and still qualify for the group discount.

5-9 People: 5% off

10-19 People: 10% off

20+ People: 15% off

Call (844) 690-2167 for more details or to register.

 

Activities

WCPE Reception

Conference Reception

Sunday, october 22, 2017

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

After arriving, please stop by the Western CPE registration desk 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. to pick up your conference materials. We’ll be available to answer any questions you might have about the courses and activities that are scheduled during the week.

Hoover Dam Tour

Hoover Dam Tour

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

1:45 p.m.–5:45 p.m. | $99.00

The Hoover Dam Classic Discovery Tour provides visitors with a close-up view of this National Historic Landmark and engineering marvel. The tour includes a historical film documenting the dam’s construction, an exhibition gallery, opportunities to take in the views from the observation deck, and a trip down into the power plant’s observation room to see the massive generators. We will also encounter dramatic views of Lake Mead, the largest man-made body of water in the western hemisphere, and the new Hoover Bypass Bridge, which soars 900 feet above the Colorado River.

Price includes round-trip transportation, entrance fees to Hoover Dam, the guided tour, bottled water, taxes, and gratuities.

Mob Museum Tour

The Mob Museum Tour

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | $55.00

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, presents an exciting and authentic view of the impact organized crime had on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world. With stories so intriguing they need no embellishment, the Mob Museum reveals an insider’s look at the events and people on both sides of the battle. Real stories are brought to life via interactive and engaging exhibits in a multisensory environment. The Mob Museum offers a bold and contemporary approach to this fascinating topic through genuine artifacts, immersive storytelling, and cutting-edge technology.

Price includes transportation and guided tour of the museum.

High Roller

High Roller at the LINQ

Thursday, October 26, 2017

7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. | $58.00

A chocolate experience! The High Roller offers a one-of-a-kind sky-high chocolate tasting experience. Enjoy tasting handcrafted Ethel M Chocolates paired with your choice of red or white wine, all while taking in the majestic 360-degree views 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip! This is the first tasting experience of its kind in North America where guests will learn about the origins of chocolate and how the pieces were created while focusing their attention on aroma, taste, and texture.

Price includes High Roller ride, wine, chocolate tastings, and handling fees.

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