Las Vegas CPE Conference

October 22 - October 26, 2018

Las Vegas, NV



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

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, at Freemont Street Experience, or at one of the many other Vegas hot spots, you won't have trouble filling your free time in the Entertainment Capital of the World. 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.

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. 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.

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

Conference Reception
After arriving, please stop by the Western CPE registration desk from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. to pick up your conference materials. 

 

Hoover Dam Tour
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. 
Details and pricing coming soon.
Cirque du Soleil “O” at Bellagio
World-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, divers, and characters perform in, on, and above water to create a breathtaking experience in a magnificent theater reminiscent of a European opera house. The 1.5-million-gallon pool is an amazing feat of imagination and engineering.
Cirque du Soleil “The Beatles™ LOVE™” at the Mirage
“LOVE” brings the magic of Cirque du Soleil together with the spirit and passion of The Beatles to create an intimate and powerful entertainment experience.

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 water playground or try one of their restaurants, which vary from fine dining to casual. All 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. Please review detailed pricing outlined in the Travel Guide. Rate does not include taxes and fees.

CPE ESCAPE RATE

Starting at

$70

per night*

 

BOOK HERE »

Take $150 off conferences with early bird pricing. 

Use code: WEB18C
* Must purchase a minimum of three days.

Quality instructors and fantastic destinations; an overall GREAT experience with Western CPE!

Jennifer D., CPA, CGMA Corporate Controller

CPE COURSES AT THE LAS VEGAS 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 22, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2018 Individual Tax Update Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 Taxes
October 22, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Governmental Accounting Update: The Principles Continue to Evolve Frank Crawford, CPA 6 Accounting (Govmnt)
October 22, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM World's Liveliest Accounting Update 2018 with Rod Redding Rod Redding, Inactive CPA 6 Accounting
October 23, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Governmental Auditing Update: A New Yellow Book Takes Front and Center Frank Crawford, CPA 6 Auditing (Govmnt)
October 23, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2018 Business Tax Update Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 Taxes
October 23, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Key Guide to Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting with Rod Redding Rod Redding, Inactive CPA 6 Accounting
October 24, 2018 9:20AM - 1:00PM Practical Tax Research Mark Seid, EA, CPA, USTCP 4 Taxes
October 24, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Tech Update: Today's Biggest Trends, Solutions, and Opportunities K2 Enterprises (Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA) 6 Computer Software and Applications
October 24, 2018 7:30AM - 9:20AM IRS Representation: Collection Client Analysis Mark Seid, EA, CPA, USTCP 2 Taxes
October 24, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Business Development to Grow to the Next Level Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 24, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Understanding the Federal Gift and Estate Tax: Preparing Forms 709 and 706 Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
October 25, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Annual Update of Essential Controller Information 2018 Francis X. Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA 6 Accounting
October 25, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Excel's Best Features for Accounting and Financial Professionals K2 Enterprises (Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA) 6 Computer Software and Applications
October 25, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Succession Planning for Tomorrow Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 25, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM The Uses of Trusts and Their Tax Consequences Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
October 26, 2018 7:30AM - 10:10AM The Tax Impact of a Change in Accounting Method Mark Seid, EA, CPA, USTCP 3 Taxes
October 26, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Revolutionizing Accounting for Decision Making 2018 Francis X. Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA 6 Accounting
October 26, 2018 10:10AM - 1:00PM Mastering Schedule D and Form 8949 Mark Seid, EA, CPA, USTCP 3 Taxes
October 26, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Data Security: Risks and Solutions for Today's Busy Professional K2 Enterprises (Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA) 6 Computer Software and Applications

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 WEB18C for $150 off your purchase of 3+ days. 
 
 
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

Conference Reception

Sunday, October 21, 2018

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

After arriving, please stop by the Western CPE registration desk from 4:30 p.m. to 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

Monday, October 22, 2018


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 Dam 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.

TBA
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Details coming soon.

Cirque du Soleil “O” at Bellagio

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | $188.00 (Category B), $158.00 (Category C)

With an international cast of artists, Cirque du Soleil’s timeless production “O” tells the tale of theater through the eyes of a young Sicilian boy on a quest for adventure. Inspired by the concept of infinity, “O” is—phonetically speaking—the French word for water (spelled “eau”). World-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, divers, and characters perform in, on, and above water to create a breathtaking experience in a magnificent theater reminiscent of a European opera house. The 1.5-million-gallon pool is an amazing feat of imagination and engineering. You won’t want to miss this fabulous production.

Price includes show ticket, taxes, and handling fees. Transportation not included.

Cirque du Soleil “The Beatles™ LOVE™” at the Mirage

Thursday, October 25, 2018

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | $158.00 (Category B), $128.00 (Category C)

“LOVE” brings the magic of Cirque du Soleil together with the spirit and passion of The Beatles to create an intimate and powerful entertainment experience. With “LOVE,” Cirque du Soleil celebrates the musical legacy of The Beatles with all their original recordings. Sixty international artists interpret the songs’ lyrics in this innovative performance. A raw, youthful energy is channeled through aerial performance, extreme sports, and urban freestyle dance. The panoramic screen and surround-sound system in the custom-built theater allow the audience to experience The Beatles as never before.

Price includes show ticket, taxes, and handling fees. Transportation not included.

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