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Countdown to Xerocon Melbourne: reason #5 to attend

Posted 4 years ago in Xero news by Lucy Godwin
Posted by Lucy Godwin

Reason #5: At Xerocon Melbourne you’ll meet and learn from the team

At Xero we strive to strengthen the relationship between bookkeepers, accountants and small businesses. We take pride in the fact that we help our Partners become trusted advisors to their small business clients.

Xerocon Melbourne 2015 is an opportunity for accountants and bookkeepers to meet the team behind this relationship. You’ll hear from an incredible selection of Xeroes and influential external speakers.

Xerocon attendees will learn more about what’s happening in the industry right now, and the proactive role accountants and bookkeepers can play. You’ll also hear how Xero is working together with the Government to stimulate the small business sector.

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Learn about financial services disruption

Ben Styles, our Head of Strategic Partnerships, is one of the Xeroes you’ll hear from. He will discuss what the disruption in financial services means for Xero customers. Ben will delve into how we’re working closely with banks (and their competitors) to deliver innovative new services for Australian small businesses.

Learn about the Australian Government’s vision for the SME sector in Australia

The Hon. Bruce Billson, Federal Minister for Small Business, is one of our inspiring speakers. He’ll share the Government’s plan for Australian small business and discuss policies and initiatives designed to boost the sector. This includes the importance of SMEs adopting new technology to improve productivity and, of course, how accountants and bookkeepers can help.

Learn about the impact of technology on engaging your clients

Cloud technology has changed the way all human relationships function. Accountant/bookkeeper-client relationships are no exception. Our Xero Partner Panel features some of the best minds in the industry who will explain why it’s important to embrace new ways to build better relationships. There will also be talk of strategies like outsourcing and offshoring, fixed fees and value pricing. Tune in for an open, matter-of-fact approach to what engaging your clients means in the 21st century.

Stay tuned as we count down to the top reason to attend Xerocon Melbourne this year!

Want to learn more from the team that’s on a mission to help accountants and bookkeepers forge the best relationships with small businesses? Register now for Xerocon Melbourne (13–14 August 2015).

There’s plenty more going on at Xerocon – read about more of our inspiring speakers over at

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