Thank you for your interest in the Nonprofit Finance & Accounting Symposium, in its 25th year as one of the most highly regarded programs in the US offering CPE Credits designed by and for nonprofit organization professionals. More than 600 industry and public accounting professionals make this a "must-attend" event annually!
The Nonprofit Finance & Accounting Symposium invites attendees from across the US to join us in the Nation's Capital December 16 & 17 with a bonus special program on the evening of Sunday, December 15.
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions:
The Omni Shoreham Hotel is conveniently located at 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington D.C., 20008 phone: (202) 234-0700. It is within a two block walk of the Woodley Park / Zoo Metro Station (on the Red Line). Valet Parking is available at the hotel for a fee of $35/day. For more specific information on driving directions to reach the hotel, please refer to their website.
Make your hotel reservation to receive the group rate of $169 per night. Although our reservation deadline has passed, the hotel is still accepting reservations at our group rate on a space available basis: CALL TODAY! Stay two nights and receive free valet parking. Plus, the more nights you stay, the greater your chances of winning the $750 gift card!
Make the most of the Sunday and Monday evening networking opportunities and avoid the traffic -- we strongly encourage both out of town local attendees to utilize our discounted ($169) rooms at the Omni Shoreham Hotel
. For every room night booked, guests will be entered in a drawing to win a $750 gift card valid at any Omni hotel in the world.
The program is designed by nonprofit CPA experts and is intended for CPAs working on Nonprofit Engagements, as well as CFOs, Controllers, and Finance Directors of Nonprofit Organizations. There are no prerequisites for attendance other than a keen interest in or experience with nonprofit organizations.
20 CPE Credits are available in a flexible format, allowing you to personalize your educational experience with seminars in Tax, Audit/Accounting, Management, and Ethics categories. This program qualifies for credit with DC, Maryland, Virginia and also with the states of New York (Sponsor #002456) and Pennsylvania (Sponsor #PX177796).) Credit Certification forms will be distributed & collected after 3:00 pm on the second day of the conference. For any specific certification questions, contact Brian Calvary, email@example.com and 202/464-6002.
Most state boards of accountancy accept GWSCPA's programs for CPE credit, but check with your local state board to determine eligibility. All sessions are offered in a group-live format. The program Level for all sessions at this conference is: Update.
||Greater Washington Society of CPAs is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org
We remain committed to keeping the Symposium more environmentally friendly! You will be able to download presentations via a secure website prior to the program. An email notification will be sent to you when materials are available for download. Electrical charging stations are available throughout the conference and complimentary wireless internet access is available courtesy of this year's Wireless Internet Sponsor - Cresa Partners.
Get all 20 available CPEs by attending these added events.
Sunday Evening, December 15 GWSCPA will be hosting a special 2 hour Bonus CPE session on Fraud featuring nationally-known expert David Cotton. That will be followed by a series of small-group networking options, including a Zoo Lights tour, networking dinners, and a Sunday Night Football party.
Both Monday and Tuesday Mornings feature a special topic breakfast session at 7am, offering additional CPE Credits for early risers!
Make sure to join us for the popular Sip & Share Peer-to-Peer Networking Reception hosted by Capital One Bank on Monday December 16 at 5:15pm, followed by a variety of sponsor-hosted hospitality suites allowing the networking to continue throughout the evening. We encourage you to stay overnight at the Hotel to make the most of the connection opportunities and early morning CPE Sessions!
The earlybird registration deadline is OCTOBER 31, 2013. Register today for the best rates!
GWSCPA Member Prices:
Earlybird (on or Before 10/31): $795
Regular Registration (After 10/31): $945
Group rates (four or more): $795
GWSCPA Nonmember Prices:
Earlybird (on or Before 10/31): $895
Regular (After 10/31): $1045
Group rates (four or more): $895
Due to the Symposium's limited seating and popularity, we do NOT offer one-day passes to the program. We do, however, make a 'shared registration' available (to split a registration with a fellow professional on two different days) for 50% of the fee per person, PLUS a $50 additional materials fee per person.
There is no specific dress code for the conference, attendees typically are in traditional business or smart business casual attire.
All registrations should be received by GWSCPA on or before December 2, 2013.
Cancellation by registrant/refund policy
If you are unable to attend the Symposium please notify GWSCPA as soon as possible. The cancellation and refund schedule is as follows:
100% refund minus $100 processing fee until October 1, 2013
75% refund until October 20, 2013
50% refund until November 10, 2013
After November 10, not refunds will be issued.
Please note to receive a refund, cancellations must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
Substitutions are accepted. Attendees must be from the same organization and requests will need to be submitted in writing to email@example.com
by December 11, 2013.
For more information regarding refund, complaint or program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (202) 464-6001 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Weather Cancellation Policy
The Symposium is a "snow or shine" event. That means we will only be cancelled due to a catastrophic event and will proceed as scheduled during inclement weather unless public transportation has been suspended and/or the venue forces cancellation.
Image Release Notification
By purchasing a registration to the event (or accepting a complimentary registration), attendees grant GWSCPA permission to capture their likeness in a photograph or video that may be used in any and all of its publications, including website and print, without payment or any other consideration. Registrants understand and agree that these materials will become the property of GWSCPA and will not be returned. Registrants acknowledge that they waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, and permanently waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photographs.