Naples CPE Conference

October 29 - November 2, 2018

Naples, FL



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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.

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.

 

 

After arriving, please stop by the Western CPE registration desk from 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. to pick up your conference materials. 
Observe the natural beauty, visual history, and inherent charm of Naples on this narrated trolley tour. Our tour guide will offer a glimpse into Naples’ past and share humorous stories as we travel past nearly 100 points of interest. 
Journey with us into the 1.2 million acres of grasslands and hardwood hammocks that comprise this natural wonder. Our experienced guide will educate us on the distinct ecosystems and captivating wildlife that thrive in the Everglades. 
We’ll sail on Sweet Liberty, a 53-foot catamaran, through the Gordon River.

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

LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort

LAPLAYA beach & Golf RESORT

Soak in the subtropical sun and relax on the beach with us at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. This beautiful beachfront resort offers easy access to incredible beaches, excellent golf, a high-end spa, dining options ranging from fine to casual, and a myriad of activities to enjoy out on the water. You’ll fall asleep each night to the gentle sound of the ocean surf and wake up relaxed and rejuvenated.

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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

$229

per night*  

Please call (800) 237-6883 to
make your reservation.

I was surprised how dynamic the instructors were, and the twist they were able to put not the subject matter to keep my interest. I will definitely be making Western CPE my in-person conference CPE vendor of choice in the future.

Patricia W., SVP, Finance and Operations

CPE COURSES AT THE NAPLES 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 29, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2018 Individual Tax Update David F. Jarmusz, CPA, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
October 29, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Excel's Best Features for Accounting and Financial Professionals K2 Enterprises (Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston, MCS) 6 Computer Software and Applications
October 30, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2018 Business Tax Update David F. Jarmusz, CPA, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
October 30, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Data Security: Risks and Solutions for Today's Busy Professional K2 Enterprises (Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston, MCS) 6 Computer Software and Applications
October 31, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Business Development to Grow to the Next Level Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 31, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Understanding the Federal Gift and Estate Tax: Preparing Forms 709 and 706 Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
November 01, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM World's Liveliest Accounting and Reporting Update Jeff Sailor, CPA 6 Accounting
November 01, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Business Succession: Choice of Entity and Tax Considerations Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
November 02, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Key Guide to Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting with Jeff Sailor Jeff Sailor, CPA 6 Accounting
November 02, 2018 7:30AM - 1:00PM Succession Planning for Tomorrow Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 6 Business Mgmnt and Org

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!

 
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 28, 2018

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

After arriving, please stop by the Western CPE registration desk from 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

Trolley Tour of Naples

Monday, October 29, 2018

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.| $49.00

Observe the natural beauty, visual history, and inherent charm of Naples on this narrated trolley tour. Our tour guide will offer a glimpse into Naples’ past and share humorous stories as we travel past nearly 100 points of interest. The tour offers insider information into favorite restaurants and shops you may want to visit during your stay.

Price includes transportation, guided tour, taxes, and gratuity.

Everglades Airboat Tour

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 

1:45 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | $179.00

The Everglades is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States and is wonderfully diverse, sheltering rare and endangered species. We’ll depart Naples on a luxury mini-coach that will take us to the airboat. Journey with us into the 1.2 million acres of grasslands and hardwood hammocks that comprise this natural wonder. Our experienced guide will educate us on the distinct ecosystems and captivating wildlife that thrive in the Everglades. We’re sure to see alligators and a fantastic range of birds, but we might also spy a manatee and native reptiles. In addition, we’ll tour the Big Cypress National Preserve.

 

Price includes transportation, guide, airboat ride, tour of Big Cypress National Preserve, bottled water, taxes, and gratuity

Sweet Liberty Catamaran Sail

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

4:30 p.m.– 8:00 p.m. | $69.00

We’ll sail on Sweet Liberty, a 53-foot catamaran, through the Gordon River. As we pass Port Royal, we’ll have a great view of some of Naples’ largest and most luxurious homes. Next, during our 40-minute sail to the Gulf of Mexico, we’ll encounter mangroves and a variety of wildlife. Once we enter the Gulf of Mexico, we’ll witness a glorious and memorable sunset.

The sail is from 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. 

Price includes sunset catamaran sail.

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