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Accountants Big Day Out Roadshow 2019

#ABDO2019
“Technology, Talent, Efficiency, Advisory, Growth & Succession”

The ABDO Roadshow 2019 is unlike any other. Limited seating, intimate and interactive, this event provides you with 100% CPD compliant education to enlighten you and your firm.

  • The most talked about event of 2018 returns, even bigger and better!
  • 8 hours of CPD
  • The top 1% of today’s leading Public Accountants on stage
  • Learn their most important “how-to strategies, lessons, tech, and success hacks”
  • Australia’s leading value pricing expert – also an Accountant
  • The most powerful woman in Accounting today – Keynote of the year!
  • The most entrepreneurial CPA in the world shares how he did it – Keynote
  • The Australian C.A. consulting to Sir Richard Branson in person on Necker Island
  • The business advisory model of now and into the future
  • How to build a world-class team in a small firm in the bush or the burbs
  • How to automate up to 80% of your role as a leader/manager of people
  • The best practice Business Advisory framework you can’t ignore
  • What tech and apps the young guns are relying on for growth and success
  • How regional firms are gaining free press when rolling out advisory services
  • The 7 key steps to move your firm to the cloud that reduces risk and staff frustrations
  • When to go cloud and when to keep a traditional server
  • The world’s most followed Accountant online – and they’re an Aussie!

Plus- 

  • Networking morning andevening events (afterparty included)
  • Handpicked “best of inclass” industry vendors you must talk to
  • Growth and Succession strategies
  • Digital Marketing &Social Media for Accountants
  • The “Tech Stack” that explodes your profitability and advisory potential
  • What accounting firms are recommending – white paper provided to attendees
  • Why Microsoft Office 365 should be core to your firm
  • An unbiased update on the Accounting Software Market
  • How to use technology to increase staff performance in less managerial time
  • IT infrastructure to run a modern practice
  • Importing and Exporting from MYOB AE / AO & Handisoft into Xero back and forth with ease

Learn about an exciting new all in one tech platform for team management!

In a world where employee performance management is a manual, time-consuming process, and difficult to measure, we have the technology platform to proactively manage conversations, feedback, reviews, goals & KPI’s, all with trends & reports to the direct manager… always looking forward with LIVE data, linking the companies values, competencies & vision to individual and team performance.

  • Reduce your leadership & management contact time by 80%
  • Increase manager level productivity by up to $50K per manager per year
  • Improve employee engagement by as much as 100%
  • Integrate your firms’ goals and align them with your team members’
  • Increase motivation, focus, productivity and accountability
  • Australia’s most profitable and systemised $1.6M firm only 5.2 FTE headcount and NO outsourcing
  • Take a Manager’s responsibility time from 6 hours to 20 minutes a week
  • Assess, measure, manage and grow your Learning & Development by 100%!

Learn about the three categories of Business Advisory and which ones are easiest to deliver and achieve the highest engagement and are scalable, and which ones are like brain surgery and difficult to scale, and can cause leakage of profit and growth in your own core business.

  • Business Advisory software and services options
  • Business Intelligence vs’ Advisory – the difference & how to capitalize here and now
  • Winning $50K clients – how to do it regularly
  • Virtual CFO that works, pricing, packaging, and implementation case studies
  • Bookkeeping – how one firm added $100K in revenue in less than 6 months

What Accountants want to know and capitalize on;

  • What is Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Microsoft Power BI background and why it’s a perfect fit for the accountant
  • Microsoft Power BI versus Spotlight/Fathom/Futrli
  • A live demonstration of what you can do with core accounting data (Xero/MYOB/Quickbooks)
  • Operational data with BI (Vend/SimPro/Vinsight)
  • Combining web data with accounting data in Power BI (suburban population/size/demographics, foreign exchange, BOM weather, etc)
  • What is the investment, time, training, and implementation
  • What do SME’s say about the value adds
  • Know what all your options truly are
  • Weighing up the probability of success
  • How to increase your odds of success
  • When to sell, when to merge, and when to dilute
  • Can you have your cake and eat it too?
  • Case studies of 1-2 partner firms becoming Rock Star Accountants
  • Case studies of 1-2 partner firms merging for growth and succession
  • Case studies of 1-2 partner firms that are missing their capital value realisation
  • Cloud Practice Management Software options and migration case studies
  • The Xero Partner Journey – Meet the firm that astonished Xero themselves, from Silver to Gold status in 3 business days!
  • Financial Planning integration – how we created a $1M balance sheet and $10K net bonus cheque per month in only 2 years from $0 base
  • Marketing strategies – regional firms getting free radio, press, and PR
  • DIY or Done for You – live case studies that work
  • Outsourcing strategies that perform well and poorly (what not to do)

#ABDO2019

“Technology, Talent, Efficiency, Advisory, Growth & Succession”
Phil Richards
Phil Richards

Accountant – CPA

The World’s Most Entrepreneurial Accountant?
Lisa Andrews
Lisa Andrews

Accountant – CA

CEO Australia GIC at Singularity University
Jason Robinson
Jason Robinson

Accountant – CPA

Winner - Young Finance Person of the Year 2018
Heather Smith
Heather Smith

Accountant – CA

Cloud Solutions Expert. Finalist – 2019 Accounting Thought Leader of the Year
Rhondalynn Korolak
Rhondalynn Korolak

Accountant – CA

Value Pricing Expert, Author, Thought Leader
Cameron Lynch
Cameron Lynch

Accountant – CA

Microsoft Power BI Expert
Natalie Lennon
Natalie Lennon

Accountant – CA

Xero Guru & Finalist – Start Up Firm of the Year
Chris Hooper
Chris Hooper

Accountant – CA

Disrupting the Accounting Industry World-wide
Ben Gill
Ben Gill

Growth Expert

Business Development Director – Now Infinity
Sarah Lawrance
Sarah Lawrance

Bookkeeping, Accounting

2019 Finalist – CFO of the Year, Consultant of the Year, & Marketing Program of the Year
Andrew Van De Beek
Andrew Van De Beek

Accountant - CA

Winner - 2018 Accounting Thought Leader of the Year
Diane Lucas
Diane Lucas

Bookkeeper turned $1M Business Advisor

Finalist – 2019 Accounting Thought Leader of the Year
Billy Boss
Billy Boss

Author, Mindset & Accountability Coach

Founder - Life Strategy Vision
Josh Klein
Josh Klein

Social Media for Accountants

Best Practice Marketing
Zahrina Robertson
Zahrina Robertson

Author & Personal Branding Expert

Leading International Multi Award Winning Photographer, Videographer, Author and Personal Branding Strategist to the Stars.
John Peterson
John Peterson

Author & Leading Advisor to Accountants

Event Host & Founder of Accountants Big Day Out
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