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May 8, 2019, 8:00am–5:30pm
Woodstock Inn Country Club (Woodstock, VT 05091)
76 South Street
Woodstock, VT 05091

Creating Professional Awesomeness!

Re-energize your passion for the accounting profession and learn how to create a culture of AWESOMENESS at your firm! The day will be jam-packed with learning and networking, yummy food and drink, including Zero Gravity's Conehead beer-tasting, and plenty of laughs. Maybe you'll win an iPad or Amazon gift card during the social hour! Snap photos with old and new friends in our classic photo booth!

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. Welcome

8:08 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Creating Professional Awesomeness

 Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, Global Strategy Leader at Oracle & Past Chairman of the AICPA

 9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Exhibitors/Refreshment Break

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. VTCPA Business Meeting

10:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. King Arthur Flour

Suzanne McDowell, Co-CEO of King Arthur Flour, will share KAF's success story and how the energized employees make that happen every day.

11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Tabitha Croscut, Esq., of Devine Millimet, will tell us how an Employee Stock Ownership Plan can offer mutual benefits for owners, employees, and the company as an ownership transition and liquidity option.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon

 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Zero Gravity Brewery

 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Exhibitor Trade Show and Zero Gravity Beer Tasting

 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Improv Slide Deck

 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Social Hour, Ipad Door Prize Drawing, and Photo Booth

Slide Deck Improv with Kristen Rampe, CPA It's the perfect intersection of entertainment and professional education. Skill Enhancing, Confidence Building, Exceptionally Fun! Are you game?

Zero Gravity Brewery - CEO & Co-Founder Rob Downey will talk about how they expanded to a 30-barrel brew house located on Pine Street in Burlington's South End Arts District.  Rob's presentation will be followed by a Zero Gravity Beer Tasting.

2019 Annual Business Meeting &  Election of New Board Members and Officers. Join us in welcoming Gwen Flewelling as the incoming Chair and giving thanks to outgoing Chair, Christopher Plumpton for a rewarding 2018-19.

Who's Joining the Board? This year's nominees include several Young Professionals Committee Members; incoming Chair-elect April Jamieson and new Board Members Matthew Cleare, Angela Guinness, and Andrew Lamson.

Vendor/Exhibitor Trade Show (There's still space! Contact us!)

All-Inclusive Fee! 8 CPE Hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Refreshment Breaks, and Networking Social Hour with Open Bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Oh, and don't forget to pop into the photo booth for fun--that's included, too!

What are you waiting for? Register now!


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