Hilton Head Island, SC CPE Conference

September 16 - September 20, 2019

Hilton Head Island, SC



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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.

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.

 

WCPE Reception

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. 

Golf at Sea Pines Resort

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Harbour Town Golf Links - 1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | $270.00 plus $30.00 forecaddie fee per person
Atlantic Dunes Golf Course – 1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | $150.00 (no caddie fee)

Enjoy a round at either Harbour Town Golf Links or Atlantic Dunes Golf Course and experience the beauty of the local scenery while challenging your golf game. Players will pay the course directly. 
Dolphin Ecotour

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | Adults: $35.00, Children 4-12: $12.00, Children 3 and Under: Free


Join us aboard the Vagabond for a nature and sight-seeing adventure. Travel through Calibogue Sound and spot Atlantic bottlenose dolphins as they swim, play, and feed. See Harbour Town, South Beach, Daufuskie Island, Grendier Shoals, the Intracoastal Waterway, the headwaters of the Savannah River, Tybee Lighthouse, Haig Point Lighthouse, and Harbour Town Lighthouse.
Sunset Dinner Cruise

Thursday, September 19, 2019
6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Adults: $72.00, Children 4-12: $35.00

Sail aboard the Spirit of Harbour Town and chase the sunset across Calibogue Sound. Revel in the fantastic views while enjoying a fabulous dinner aboard ship. Tour the saltwater estuaries behind Daufuskie Island and cruise past the Haig Point Lighthouse and the Strahn Mansion. Spot playful bottlenose dolphins and other local wildlife before returning after dark to the harbor.

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

Vacation-worthy destinations. Industry-leading experts. Your 2019 CPE credits earned. Complete your CPE requirement and still have ample time to enjoy any of our 29 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

Sea Pines

SEa Pines Resort - Inn at Harbour Town

The Sea Pines Resort - Inn at Harbour Town is a AAA Four Diamond-rated place of luxury. Reflecting the refreshing colors of the coast, the entire Inn radiates calming elegance. Each beautifully appointed guest room is spacious and loaded with comforts, including in-room mini bars, 24-hour room service, iPod docking stations, gourmet coffee and tea each morning, Italian linen and terry, custom-made mattress sets, and laptop-sized in-room safes. After a day of pleasure, enjoy a hot walk-in shower with a rainfall showerhead, and relax in a plush robe and slippers in the soundproofed room. Your time here will be spent in the lap of luxury, and you’re sure to never forget it.

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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 Information Packet. Rate does not include taxes and fees.

CPE ESCAPE RATE

Starting at

$250

per night*

 

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Western CPE has perfected CPE. They coordinate the best speakers with the best locations and hotels.

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CPE COURSES AT THE HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC 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
September 20, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Business Longevity and Sustainability Jim Lindell 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
September 20, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Current Challenges and Key Risks for CPAs and Finance Professionals Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA 6 Accounting

Pricing

Customize your conference experience with just one purchase. Choose the total number of conference days you want to attend 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 800-822-4194 for more details or to register.

 

Activities

WCPE Reception

Conference Reception

Sunday, September 15, 2019

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.

Golf at Sea Pines Resort

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Harbour Town Golf Links - 1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | $270.00 plus $30.00 forecaddie fee per person
Atlantic Dunes Golf Course – 1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | $150.00 (no caddie fee)

Reserve a round on Sea Pines Resort’s world-famous Harbour Town Golf Links, the crowning achievement of famed designer Pete Dye. Home to the Verizon Heritage Tournament, this distinguished PGA Tour golf course places a premium on finesse and imagination rather than on strength. Put your game to the ultimate test against this collection of the world’s finest par-3 holes and par-4 18th hole considered one of the most feared in all of golf. 

Atlantic Dunes Golf Course, designed by Davis Love III, is a complete reconstruction of the historic Ocean Course, first course built in Hilton Head. This course incorporates the natural elements of the surrounding beachfront with a bounty of seagrass and sand dunes as well as native pine and oak trees lining the fairways. Redesigned to feature modern shot values and play, this course features both a pleasant challenge as well as incredible views of the area.

Players will pay the course directly.


Dolphin Ecotour

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | Adults: $35.00, Children 4-12: $12.00, Children 3 and Under: Free

Join us aboard the Vagabond, the only ocean cruise available on Hilton Head Island, for an incredible nature and sight-seeing adventure. Travel south through Calibogue Sound and help spot Atlantic bottlenose dolphins as they swim, play, and feed in the tide. Keep an eye out for several species of native seabirds, including egrets, herons, and pelicans. Along the way, we’ll see Harbour Town, South Beach, Daufuskie Island, Grendier Shoals, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the headwaters of the Savannah River. No tour would be complete without seeing the famous lighthouses of the area, including Tybee Lighthouse, Haig Point Lighthouse, and Harbour Town Lighthouse.

Price includes tour. The departure dock is within walking distance of the hotel.

 

Sunset Dinner Cruise

Thursday, September 19, 2019

6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Adults: $72.00, Children 4-12: $35.00

Sail aboard the million-dollar Spirit of Harbour Town as we chase the sunset west across Calibogue Sound. Revel in the fantastic views while enjoying a fabulous dinner aboard ship. The delicious menu includes slow-smoked brisket, Lowcountry shrimp and grits, mashed Yukon gold potatoes, vegetables, salad, and dessert. Most evenings the cruise route takes us into the saltwater estuaries behind Daufuskie Island, then past historical sites such as the Haig Point Lighthouse and the Strahn Mansion. Keep an eye out for playful bottlenose dolphins and other local wildlife before returning after dark to the harbor lights.

Price includes tour and dinner.

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