Rich history, unique culture, and antebellum charm make Charleston, South Carolina, one of America's most beautiful cities. Touring the French Quarter and Battery districts is a must, whether via walking tour or horse-drawn carriage. Both provide wonderful examples of the architecture, history, style, and cuisine that the city is renowned for. Old forts, churches, and plantations are also popular attractions in and around the city, providing insight into the region's singular history still influencing its culture today. The city's residents create a welcoming atmosphere; it's often voted one of the friendliest cities in America. If you've never been, this is your chance. If you have, you won't need any convincing from us. We'll be staying at the Francis Marion Hotel, an elegantly restored 1920s-style hotel near many of the historic attractions you'll want to check out.
You deserve a break! That’s why we carefully select and plan premium after-class Group Activities for conference attendees and their guests. It's true what they say, 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.
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.
Built in the 1920s and restored in 1996 with National Trust for Historic Preservation funds, the Francis Marion perfectly exemplifies the style and grace that Charleston is so well known for. While the hotel retains the character of the era when it was built, it now includes all the modern amenities you would expect, including a spa and fitness center. Be sure to book a night at their award-winning Swamp Fox restaurant, with its rotating menu of farm fresh, locally-sourced ingredients showcasing modern twists on the region’s traditional cuisine.
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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. Please review detailed pricing outlined in the Travel Guide. Rate does not include taxes and fees.
Every class was great, and every instructor was highly qualified and kept us engaged and interested.Elizabeth W., CPA, EA, CFP
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|
|May 14, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||Everybody's Critical Individual Tax Issues in 2018||Doug Stives, CPA||6||Taxes|
|May 14, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||World's Liveliest Accounting Update 2018 with Jennifer Elder||Jennifer Elder, CPA, CFF, CIA, CMA||6||Accounting|
|May 15, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||Everybody's Critical Business Tax Issues in 2018||Doug Stives, CPA||6||Taxes|
|May 15, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||Strategic Skills for the 21st Century: 33 New Roles to Add Value||Jennifer Elder, CPA, CFF, CIA, CMA||6||Business Mgmnt and Org|
|May 16, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||Data Security: Risks and Solutions for Today's Busy Professional||K2 Enterprises||6||Computer Software and Applications|
|May 16, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||What You Thought You Understood about Investments and Why It Isn't So||Jeff Rattiner, CPA, CFP||6||Taxes|
|May 17, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||Annual Update of Essential Controller Information 2018||Frank Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA||6||Accounting|
|May 17, 2018||7:30AM - 10:10AM||Financial Planning: Challenges for the Astute CPA||Jeff Rattiner, CPA, CFP||3||Taxes|
|May 17, 2018||10:10AM - 1:00PM||Practical Tax Planning Solutions for Divorce||Jeff Rattiner, CPA, CFP||3||Taxes|
|May 18, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||Revolutionizing Accounting for Decision Making 2018||Frank Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA||6||Accounting|
|May 18, 2018||7:30AM - 1:00PM||Tech Update: Today's Biggest Trends, Solutions, and Opportunities||K2 Enterprises||6||Computer Software and Applications|
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|$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
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.