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Events for Accountants, Bookkeepers and Tax Professionals

Join us at one of our FREE events across the country. You will increase your QuickBooks knowledge and learn the advantages of adopting cloud technology so you can better support your clients.

Find the right event for you

These informative events are hosted by your local Business Development Manager. Get an update on QuickBooks and our add-on partners, and take the opportunity to network with your peers.


Special events

Learn, connect and be inspired to grow your business.

  • Join breakout sessions led by industry experts.
  • Get real world advice and connect with peers.
  • Be inspired by featured speakers sharing their journey.

Live event

Toronto, ON

Dec 4-6

All day event

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QuickBooks Get Connected will bring like-minded accountants and industry experts together for two days of thought leadership, networking and practical advice that gives you a competitive edge. Move to the cloud, market your practice and stand out – with QuickBooks.

Live event

Vancouver, BC

Jan 22-23

2 day event

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Ongoing events

Your business means a lot to us! To show our support and appreciation for your continued business with Intuit and the complete ecosystem, we would like to invite you to an evening event of appreciation and networking from your peers.

Calgary

Join Intuit’s Jeremy Burke and Saarim Mujtaba, representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Calgary, AB

Dec 13, 6 PM MTZ

3 hours (Drop-in)

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Hamilton

Join Intuit’s Steve and Saniya Narvel , representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Hamilton, ON

Nov 22, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

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Mississauga

Join Intuit’s Steve Blaszko and Saniya Narvel , representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Mississauga, ON

Dec 13, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

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Kitchener

Join Intuit’s Brad Hull & Ahsan Tajammul, representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Kitchener, ON

Dec 11, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

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St. Catherine's

Join Intuit’s Steve Blaszko and Saniya Narvel, representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

St. Catherine's, ON

Jan 10, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

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Winnipeg

Join Intuit’s Michael Yanosev, representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Winnipeg, MB

Jan 11, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

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Toronto

Join Intuit’s Ryan Kilbourne and Corey Bullock, representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Toronto, ON

Jan 15, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

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Sudbury

Join Intuit’s Curtis Voisin and Robert Polisena, representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Sudbury, ON

Jan 17, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

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Oakville

Join Intuit’s Brad Hull and Steve Blaszko, representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Oakville, ON

Jan 23, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

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Richmond Hill

Join Intuit’s Curtis Voisin and Robert Polisena, representing QuickBooks Online and network and connect with other business professionals (accountants, bookkeepers and tax preparers) in the community.

This is a free event, please drop in for appetizers and beverages.

Live event

Richmond Hill, ON

Jan 25, 6 PM EST

3 hours (Drop-in)

Register

The firms of the future are the trusted business partners that forward-thinking clients are looking for. They are comfortable working on the cloud and they are liberated from their offices by their mobile devices. Come learn how Intuit and QuickBooks Online can help accountant and bookkeeping professionals like yourself become a firm of the future.

Learn how cloud technology is changing the accounting industry

  • Get an overview and demonstration of the best and newest features in QuickBooks Online Accountant.
  • Hear from our add-on partners to discover smarter ways to run your practice.
  • Learn how to spend less time accessing and editing data and more time being a business advisor.
  • Find out what a partnership with QuickBooks means and how we will support you every step of the way from certification and training, to finding new clients, to growing your practice.

Live event

Quebec City, QC

Nov 16, 5:30 PM EST

3 hours

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Live event

London, ON

Nov, 28 6 PM EST

3 hours

Register

Learn how to start, grow and transition your practice from experts in the accounting industry. Topics will focus on helping accountants and bookkeepers save time, grow their practices and best support their customers.

What should you consider when you acquire a firm

Speaker: Bob Wang

M&A is an awesome way to kick-start your growth. But what are some steps to identify opportunities, perform due diligence, negotiate a price, and execute on integration? Bob will share his experience in acquiring a bookkeeping business from a retiring bookkeeper in December 2016.

Webinar

Nov 23, 1PM EST

1 hour

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New set of books

Speaker: Elaine Orr

Join Elaine Orr as she outlines the best practices and tips on when setting up new books for the upcoming year, which questions to ask your client, and how to transform your client’s answer into a customized set of books.

Webinar

Dec 12, 1PM EST

1 hour

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How to start the year off right

Speaker: Dianne Thorne

Set your business goals and know you are on target at all times!
You have made the New Year’s resolution to grow your business and keep on top of your books. What were you thinking? How are you going to achieve this lofty notion?
Put QBO on auto pilot with its great features and applications that work hand in hand to:

• Automate your data entry
• Auto pay CRA
• Auto collect from your clients

Also find out how to keep in CRA’s good books. Don’t get red flagged for audits or find yourself in a tax owing position you can’t pay.

Webinar

Jan 11, 1PM EST

1 hour

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New Year's Resolutions

Speaker: Tammatha Deynes

Marketing your business to your potential customer can be done by word of mouth, customer referrals and advertising using tried and true methods. Learn how to use technology and social platforms to reach your prospective customer and grow your book of business by not selling your SERVICES, but by selling your KNOWLEDGE of business and business practices.
We will highlight and expand on how to reach your potential market in the following social platforms:

• Facebook
• Instagram
• Twitter
• LinkedIn


Join us and discover how targeting your audience differently can change the outcome of your marketing efforts.

Webinar

Jan 18, 1PM EST

1 hour

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Life Hacks - how to be more efficient during tax season

Speaker: Susan Watkin

Join Susan Watkin, owner of Watkin Small Business Services, as she discusses how her firm creates efficiencies for and during tax season. Now that planning for the season is done it is time to get through the busy tax time while keeping organized and not overwhelmed. It isn’t always possible to avoid all the stress of the season, but Susan shares how her firm manages it and keeps going back year after year.

Webinar

Feb 6, 1PM EST

1 hour

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How to implement workflow and organization management

Speaker: Juliet Aurora

Webinar

Feb 22, 1PM EST

1 hour

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Pitching your bookkeeping services to your clients and prospective clients

Speaker: Marnie Stretch

Create, converse, convert.

The world needs your bookkeeping skills, and there are myriad ways to grow your business. It starts with creating the right opportunities so you have an abundant supply of the right prospects reaching out. The conversations that follow are key… set yourself apart and find the magic in asking the right questions. Then, once you convert a prospect to a customer, discover ways to create even more value and sell your services.

Sign up below and learn practical tips to find new customers and perpetually pitch your services.

Webinar

Mar 7, 1PM EST

1 hour

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Make your firm a great place to work - create a culture that people want to work in

Speaker: Juliet Aurora

Webinar

April 17, 1PM EST

1 hour

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How to use social media tools and the benefits

Speaker: Steve Loates

Webinar

May 3, 1PM EST

1 hour

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How to use email marketing tools

Speaker: Steve Loates

Webinar

May 15, 1PM EST

1 hour

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How to Create an Onboarding / Training Program for Your Clients

Speaker: Juliet Aurora

Webinar

June 7, 1PM EST

1 hour

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How to create a SWOT Analysis

Speaker: Andrew Wall

Have you maximized the value of your practice? The digital native millennials who now outnumber the boomers are the market most likely to purchase a practice in the next 5 - 10 years. Spending the time now to modernize your practice will enable you to appeal to more buyers and increase your selling price. The value of your firm is tied more heavily to the intangible assets than ever before. In this seminar we will guide you to maximize the value of these intangible assets and generate the maximum return on your practice.

Webinar

July 5, 1PM EST

1 hour

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How to write marketing plan

Speaker: Bob Wang

Legacy Advantage is a CPA firm that only does bookkeeping; it doesn't do any Taxes, NTRs, Reviews nor Audits. Weird right? Its vision is to become the most trusted brand in bookkeeping. In two years, it has grown to 2 locations, 20 staff, and over $1M in sales. It all started with a dream and a vision. Bob Wang, CPA, CA, the President of Legacy Advantage will share how he translated his vision into a business plan, then into a marketing plan, then into the $1M enterprise that he leads today.

Webinar

July 19, 1PM EST

1 hour

Register

QuickBooks Connect

Learn, connect and be inspired to grow your business.

  • Join breakout sessions led by industry experts.
  • Get real world advice and connect with peers.
  • Be inspired by featured speakers sharing their journey.
Learn more
QuickBooks Connect
We are constantly adding new events, so please check back in a few weeks’ time for an event near you.

Contact

If you'd like more information about how Intuit can help you embrace cloud technology.

Visit www.firmofthefuture.ca,
call us at 1-855-348-9676

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