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March Accounting Business Expo: New faces and 5 new streams at Australia's largest industry event

Proudly partnering again with Australia’s largest industry event this 14-15 March, the Australian Bookkeepers Network (ABN) welcomes the fresh new approach by the Accounting Business Expo (ABE).

The March event in Melbourne, will also be backed up by the recently announced ABE in Sydney on 22-23 November at the International Convention Centre, which is spruiking an equally impressive line-up, including ABN.

The 2023 program will see many new faces presenting on trending topics and an extended bookkeeping stream which our ABN Directors Kelvin Deer and Peter Thorp will host.

“We’ll be launching our annual survey in Melbourne,” said Peter. “There’ll be revealing insights into how bookkeepers’ lives are changing, which they can use to compare their approach to others in the industry.

“In addition to our STP2 updates, bookkeepers can learn more about recent ATO and TBD changes affecting their work and BAS,” continued Peter.

ABE is a free event, expected to attract around 4,000 people over two-days at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Content is wide-reaching. From those working with the big four accounting firms to sole traders, there are topics to attract everybody.

Amanda Liversage, ABE Conference Producer, said the dynamic program is intended to inspire a festival-like atmosphere with attendees able to move in and out of different streams of content.

“This is about reconnection after a hard lockdown,” said Amanda. “We’re proud to bring the whole financial ecosystem together and provide a platform for varied views.

“It’s wonderful to have ABN back again,” continued Amanda. “If it’s anything like last time when Peter and Kelvin packed the 120-person theatre I’m sure we’re in for a good show.”

There are five new conference streams this year, focused on wellbeing, marketing, cyber security, audit and outsourcing, as well as self-managed superfunds.

Notable highlights include keynote speaker Peter Costello AO, Chairman of the Future Fund and former Australian Federal Treasurer. Ross Greenwood, Business Editor, and anchor of Business Weekend on SKY News will open the conference and MC the plenary session.

“There are lots of new faces this year too,” said Amanda. “For the millennial business owner, talented social media favourites like Lily Hii of Bookkeeping By Lily, and Darrin Tyson-Chan of Self-Managed Super will share their insights and expertise.

“There’s a lot of anticipation and pent-up demand,” said Amanda. “I’m pleased people are excited to come and network, learn more and reconnect.” 

Click here to register your attendance at Accounting Business Expo, hosted on 14-15 March, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Click here to register attendance at the ICC Sydney ABE on 22-23 November.

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