Las Vegas CPE Conference

October 21 - October 25, 2019

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 World-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 this vibrant city. 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

Sunday, October 20, 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. 

 

Hoover Dam Tour

Monday, October 21, 2019

1:15 p.m.–5:15 p.m. | $99.00

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. 

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

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | $159.00 (Category B)

“LOVE” brings Cirque du Soleil together with the Beatles to create a powerful entertainment experience. With “LOVE,” Cirque du Soleil celebrates the legacy of The Beatles with their entire original recordings. Experience The Beatles through aerial performance, extreme sports, and urban freestyle dance. 

 

Journey at Caesar's Palace

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | $156.00

Journey is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, with hits such as “Lights”, “Faithfully,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Who’s Crying Now,” and “Don’t Stop Believin’”. Since the group’s formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 top 40 singles and 25 Gold and Platinum albums and has sold nearly 100 million albums globally. Their Greatest Hits album is certified 15 times-Platinum, bringing Journey into the elite club of Diamond-certified award holders.

Cirque du Soleil’s O at Bellagio

Thursday, October 24, 2019

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | $189.00 (Category B)

With an international cast of artists, Cirque du Soleil’s O tells a tale through the eyes of a Sicilian boy on a quest for adventure. Inspired by the concept of infinity, “O,” is 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. The 1.5-million-gallon pool is an amazing feat of imagination and engineering.

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

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 the city’s most historic landmarks. All the entertainment, excitement, sights, and sounds of the Strip are right out your door.





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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

$70

per night*

 

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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 21, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2019 Individual Tax Update Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 Taxes
October 21, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Business Development Skills to Grow Revenue and Increase Impact Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 21, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM GASB Update: A Year to Catch Our Breath Frank Crawford, CPA 6 Accounting (Govmnt)
October 22, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Auditing Standards Update for the State and Local Government Environment Frank Crawford, CPA 6 Auditing (Govmnt)
October 22, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2019 Business Tax Update Karen Brosi, CFP, EA 6 Taxes
October 22, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Rarely Covered Tax Topics Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq. 6 Taxes
October 23, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Time and Project Management Skills for Greater Productivity Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 23, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM World's Liveliest Accounting Update with Ray Thompson Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA 6 Accounting
October 23, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM 2019 IRS Representation Update Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq. 6 Taxes
October 23, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM A Practical Guide to Today's Technology K2 Enterprises (Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA) 6 Computer Software and Applications
October 24, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Critical Excel Tools Everyone Needs to Know K2 Enterprises (Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA) 6 Computer Software and Applications
October 24, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Current Challenges and Key Risks for CPAs and Finance Professionals Ray Thompson, CBA, CFM, CMA 6 Accounting
October 24, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Effective Financial Statement Analysis: Practical Advice to Guide Business Strategy Jennifer Elder, CPA, CFF, CIA, CMA 6 Accounting
October 24, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Key Tax and Estate Planning Strategies Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
October 25, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Planning for an Aging Population: Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid Steven G. Siegel, JD, LLM 6 Taxes
October 25, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Smarter Decision Making Jennifer Elder, CPA, CFF, CIA, CMA 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 25, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM The Consistency Chain George Campbell 6 Business Mgmnt and Org
October 25, 2019 7:30AM - 1:00PM Effective Approaches to Preventing and Detecting Fraud K2 Enterprises (Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA) 6 Auditing

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

Conference Reception

Sunday, October 20, 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.

Hoover Dam Tour

Monday, October 21, 2019


1:15 p.m.–5:15 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.

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

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | $159.00 (Category B)

“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 their entire 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.

Journey at Caesar's Palace

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | $156.00

Journey is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music, with iconic hits such as “Lights,” “Faithfully,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Who’s Crying Now,” and the seminal “Don’t Stop Believin’,” which is the top-selling digital catalog track in history. Since the group’s formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 top 40 singles and 25 Gold and Platinum albums and has sold nearly 100 million albums globally. Their Greatest Hits album is certified 15 times-Platinum, bringing Journey into the elite club of Diamond-certified award holders. The band continues to tour and record into the 21st century, performing concerts for millions of fans worldwide, and receiving the prestigious Billboard Award. In 2017, Journey was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

 

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

Cirque du Soleil’s O at Bellagio

Thursday, October 24, 2019

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | $189.00 (Category B)

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,” phonetically speaking, is 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.

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