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Join a lively community of accountants, bookkeepers and firm owners for a
roll-up-your-sleeves workshop on building a successful Xero practice.

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Xero Deep Dive

Xero Deep Dive

Explore the tools, features and benefits of Xero – then put them to work for you.

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If you're new to Xero or training to become a Xero Champion, this course is a best-­fit. Recommended prerequisite: Xero Intro

Xero Accelerate

Xero Accelerate

Build your cloud practice with step-by-step, peer-led instruction from Xero Advisors.

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Firm owners and leaders benefit from strategies and tools for creating a modern cloud practice. Recommended prerequisite Xero Certification

Meet Xero

Meet Xero

Discover key trends impacting small businesses from our speakers and authors.

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This one-hour general session is open to all Xero Partners and Xero Deep Dive or Xero Accelerate attendees. Recommended prerequisite: None

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See our speakers

About Mike

Mike Michalowicz is a globally recognized entrepreneurial advocate. He is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion-dollar companies, and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneurs cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike can be seen on MSNBC where he guest hosts business makeovers, and frequently on news channels as a small business expert. He is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, and American Express Open Forum. Insightful and impactful, audiences walk away with actionable skills to start improving their business the next day.

About Gene

Gene Marks is a small business owner, technology expert, author and columnist. He writes daily for The New York Times and weekly for Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, Fox Business and Philadelphia Magazine. He is also the author of five books on business management and appears regularly on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC and CNBC. Gene runs a ten-person CRM and technology consulting firm outside of Philadelphia. Learn more at genemarks.com.

Speaking Dates: NYC (10/1), DC (10/8), Atlanta (10/22), Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11) and Miami (1/6)

@genemarks

linkedin.com/genemarks

About Russ

Russ brings to Xero over 25 years of experience providing strategic and operational leadership to cloud, SaaS and technology providers – with a focus on sales, digital marketing and operational management of high-growth businesses. Under his direction, Russ leads Xero's continued growth in the US.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), Chicago (10/27), Denver (11/11), LA (11/12)

@russfujioka

linkedin.com/russell-fujioka

About Amy

Amy develops and executes the education strategy for Xero worldwide, such as Xero University (XeroU). She ensures global consistency to create and manage training programs for Xero’s accounting partners, implementation partners and customers.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), NYC (10/1), DC (10/8), Atlanta (10/22), Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11), LA (11/12) Long Beach (12/2) and Miami (1/6)

@AmyVetterCPA

linkedin.com/amyvetter

About Bruce

Bruce began his career as a Big Four audit manager and CFO and COO of a digital media technology company. He fully embraced cloud technology and brought his collective expertise to Harshman Phillips & Company (HPC). Today, HPC is a Platinum Xero Partner and specializes in CFO business consulting, US tax planning and compliance, Xero setup and conversion and SaaS back-office solutions.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), Atlanta (10/22), Denver (11/11) and Miami (1/6)

@hpccpa

linkedin.com/hpccpa

About Blake

Blake has 10 years of experience as a bookkeeper and accountant managing accounting systems for a variety of small businesses and non-profits. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music, majoring in cello performance. Always good with computers and numbers, Blake picked up bookkeeping after graduation to support his music habit. Blake believes firmly that the future of accounting is in the cloud, and loves leveraging technology to cost-effectively free up the time of busy entrepreneurs.

Speaking Dates: LA (11/12) and Long Beach (12/2)

@BlakeTOliver

linkedin.com/blaketoliver

About Cristina

Cristina’s mission with Accountingprose is to help small businesses have ownership over their finances. She empowers small business owners by providing accounting software and bookkeeping solutions at a fair price, enabling them to focus their attention on income-generating activities. And thanks to her, small businesses are better known as superheros.

Speaking Dates: DC (10/8), Chicago (10/27) and Dallas (10/29)

@Accountingprose

linkedin.com/accountingprose

About David

For the past 10 years David has had a passion for working with his small business clients and his team to develop a best in class accounting experience. Having had a passion for technology for the past 20 years his experience with small business owners and cloud based solutions have come together perfectly. He has always felt that great advising is a product of collaboration between the business owners, their business information, and their advisors.

Speaking Dates: NYC (10/1)

@emmermanboyle

linkedin.com/david-emmerman

About Mariah

Mariah has nearly a decade of bookkeeping and small business management experience; mainly in the automotive industry. Prior to her joining Bookkeeping Express, she spent 4 years as an E911 Dispatcher. Mariah has held the position of Bookkeeper/Accountant, Onboarding Liaison,Team Lead and Director of Operations.

Speaking Dates: Atlanta (10/22), Long Beach (12/2), Miami (01/06)

@BookkeepingExpr

linkedin.com/mariah-venus

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth holds a Master of Science in Finance and currently serves as Bookkeeping Express’ (BKE) Director of Operations. Prior to leading BKE operations, she served in the U.S. Air Force from 2007 to 2011 as a Financial Management Analyst for Air Combat Command. And from 2011 to 2013, Elizabeth served as an outsourced Budget Analyst for the Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Division managing financial reporting for worldwide combat and surveillance operations.

Speaking Dates: Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11), Los Angeles (11/12)

@bkepalumbo

linkedin.com/elizabeth-palumbo

About Freddie

Bridging his distinguished career from the international music icons to the visionary business leaders of our time, TUNE UP to success® Founder Freddie Ravel has emerged as a global force for empowering personal and professional growth through Music. His number one hits and collaborations include producing, recording and composing with such diverse luminaries as Earth, Wind & Fire, Madonna, Prince, Yo-Yo Ma, and rock legend, Carlos Santana. As a business speaker, his unique peak performance methodology enhances leadership, collaboration and time management using the international language of music. Ravel now shares his formula with keynote concerts about: Leadership and how to empower your leaders with breakthrough tools and techniques; Collaboration and how to transform from the dissonance of "I can't" to the harmony of "We can." Freddie's concert appearances span three decades across six continents. Officially named the "Motivational Maestro" by the city of Los Angeles, Ravel has delighted and mesmerized audiences from the heart of the Amazon to the boardrooms of corporate America.

Speaking Dates: Long Beach (12/02)

@freddieravel

linkedin.com/freddieravel

About Mike

Mike Michalowicz is a globally recognized entrepreneurial advocate. He is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion-dollar companies, and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneurs cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike can be seen on MSNBC where he guest hosts business makeovers, and frequently on news channels as a small business expert. He is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, and American Express Open Forum. Insightful and impactful, audiences walk away with actionable skills to start improving their business the next day.

About Gene

Gene Marks is a small business owner, technology expert, author and columnist. He writes daily for The New York Times and weekly for Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, Fox Business and Philadelphia Magazine. He is also the author of five books on business management and appears regularly on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC and CNBC. Gene runs a ten-person CRM and technology consulting firm outside of Philadelphia. Learn more at genemarks.com.

Speaking Dates: NYC (10/1), DC (10/8), Atlanta (10/22), Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11) and Miami (1/6)

@genemarks

linkedin.com/genemarks

About Russ

Russ brings to Xero over 25 years of experience providing strategic and operational leadership to cloud, SaaS and technology providers – with a focus on sales, digital marketing and operational management of high-growth businesses. Under his direction, Russ leads Xero's continued growth in the US.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), Chicago (10/27), Denver (11/11), LA (11/12)

@russfujioka

linkedin.com/russell-fujioka

About Amy

Amy develops and executes the education strategy for Xero worldwide, such as Xero University (XeroU). She ensures global consistency to create and manage training programs for Xero’s accounting partners, implementation partners and customers.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), NYC (10/1), DC (10/8), Atlanta (10/22), Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11), LA (11/12) Long Beach (12/2) and Miami (1/6)

@AmyVetterCPA

linkedin.com/amyvetter

About Bruce

Bruce began his career as a Big Four audit manager and CFO and COO of a digital media technology company. He fully embraced cloud technology and brought his collective expertise to Harshman Phillips & Company (HPC). Today, HPC is a Platinum Xero Partner and specializes in CFO business consulting, US tax planning and compliance, Xero setup and conversion and SaaS back-office solutions.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), Atlanta (10/22), Denver (11/11) and Miami (1/6)

@hpccpa

linkedin.com/hpccpa

About Blake

Blake has 10 years of experience as a bookkeeper and accountant managing accounting systems for a variety of small businesses and non-profits. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music, majoring in cello performance. Always good with computers and numbers, Blake picked up bookkeeping after graduation to support his music habit. Blake believes firmly that the future of accounting is in the cloud, and loves leveraging technology to cost-effectively free up the time of busy entrepreneurs.

Speaking Dates: LA (11/12) and Long Beach (12/2)

@BlakeTOliver

linkedin.com/blaketoliver

About Cristina

Cristina’s mission with Accountingprose is to help small businesses have ownership over their finances. She empowers small business owners by providing accounting software and bookkeeping solutions at a fair price, enabling them to focus their attention on income-generating activities. And thanks to her, small businesses are better known as superheros.

Speaking Dates: DC (10/8), Chicago (10/27) and Dallas (10/29)

@Accountingprose

linkedin.com/accountingprose

About David

For the past 10 years David has had a passion for working with his small business clients and his team to develop a best in class accounting experience. Having had a passion for technology for the past 20 years his experience with small business owners and cloud based solutions have come together perfectly. He has always felt that great advising is a product of collaboration between the business owners, their business information, and their advisors.

Speaking Dates: NYC (10/1)

@emmermanboyle

linkedin.com/david-emmerman

About Mariah

Mariah has nearly a decade of bookkeeping and small business management experience; mainly in the automotive industry. Prior to her joining Bookkeeping Express, she spent 4 years as an E911 Dispatcher. Mariah has held the position of Bookkeeper/Accountant, Onboarding Liaison,Team Lead and Director of Operations.

Speaking Dates: Atlanta (10/22), Long Beach (12/2), Miami (01/06)

@BookkeepingExpr

linkedin.com/mariah-venus

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth holds a Master of Science in Finance and currently serves as Bookkeeping Express’ (BKE) Director of Operations. Prior to leading BKE operations, she served in the U.S. Air Force from 2007 to 2011 as a Financial Management Analyst for Air Combat Command. And from 2011 to 2013, Elizabeth served as an outsourced Budget Analyst for the Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Division managing financial reporting for worldwide combat and surveillance operations.

Speaking Dates: Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11), Los Angeles (11/12)

@bkepalumbo

linkedin.com/elizabeth-palumbo

About Freddie

Bridging his distinguished career from the international music icons to the visionary business leaders of our time, TUNE UP to success® Founder Freddie Ravel has emerged as a global force for empowering personal and professional growth through Music. His number one hits and collaborations include producing, recording and composing with such diverse luminaries as Earth, Wind & Fire, Madonna, Prince, Yo-Yo Ma, and rock legend, Carlos Santana. As a business speaker, his unique peak performance methodology enhances leadership, collaboration and time management using the international language of music. Ravel now shares his formula with keynote concerts about: Leadership and how to empower your leaders with breakthrough tools and techniques; Collaboration and how to transform from the dissonance of "I can't" to the harmony of "We can." Freddie's concert appearances span three decades across six continents. Officially named the "Motivational Maestro" by the city of Los Angeles, Ravel has delighted and mesmerized audiences from the heart of the Amazon to the boardrooms of corporate America.

Speaking Dates: Long Beach (12/02)

@freddieravel

linkedin.com/freddieravel

About Mike

Mike Michalowicz is a globally recognized entrepreneurial advocate. He is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion-dollar companies, and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneurs cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike can be seen on MSNBC where he guest hosts business makeovers, and frequently on news channels as a small business expert. He is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, and American Express Open Forum. Insightful and impactful, audiences walk away with actionable skills to start improving their business the next day.

About Gene

Gene Marks is a small business owner, technology expert, author and columnist. He writes daily for The New York Times and weekly for Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, Fox Business and Philadelphia Magazine. He is also the author of five books on business management and appears regularly on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC and CNBC. Gene runs a ten-person CRM and technology consulting firm outside of Philadelphia. Learn more at genemarks.com.

Speaking Dates: NYC (10/1), DC (10/8), Atlanta (10/22), Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11) and Miami (1/6)

@genemarks

linkedin.com/genemarks

About Russ

Russ brings to Xero over 25 years of experience providing strategic and operational leadership to cloud, SaaS and technology providers – with a focus on sales, digital marketing and operational management of high-growth businesses. Under his direction, Russ leads Xero's continued growth in the US.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), Chicago (10/27), Denver (11/11), LA (11/12)

@russfujioka

linkedin.com/russell-fujioka

About Amy

Amy develops and executes the education strategy for Xero worldwide, such as Xero University (XeroU). She ensures global consistency to create and manage training programs for Xero’s accounting partners, implementation partners and customers.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), NYC (10/1), DC (10/8), Atlanta (10/22), Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11), LA (11/12) Long Beach (12/2) and Miami (1/6)

@AmyVetterCPA

linkedin.com/amyvetter

About Bruce

Bruce began his career as a Big Four audit manager and CFO and COO of a digital media technology company. He fully embraced cloud technology and brought his collective expertise to Harshman Phillips & Company (HPC). Today, HPC is a Platinum Xero Partner and specializes in CFO business consulting, US tax planning and compliance, Xero setup and conversion and SaaS back-office solutions.

Speaking Dates: SF (9/25), Atlanta (10/22), Denver (11/11) and Miami (1/6)

@hpccpa

linkedin.com/hpccpa

About Blake

Blake has 10 years of experience as a bookkeeper and accountant managing accounting systems for a variety of small businesses and non-profits. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music, majoring in cello performance. Always good with computers and numbers, Blake picked up bookkeeping after graduation to support his music habit. Blake believes firmly that the future of accounting is in the cloud, and loves leveraging technology to cost-effectively free up the time of busy entrepreneurs.

Speaking Dates: LA (11/12) and Long Beach (12/2)

@BlakeTOliver

linkedin.com/blaketoliver

About Cristina

Cristina’s mission with Accountingprose is to help small businesses have ownership over their finances. She empowers small business owners by providing accounting software and bookkeeping solutions at a fair price, enabling them to focus their attention on income-generating activities. And thanks to her, small businesses are better known as superheros.

Speaking Dates: DC (10/8), Chicago (10/27) and Dallas (10/29)

@Accountingprose

linkedin.com/accountingprose

About David

For the past 10 years David has had a passion for working with his small business clients and his team to develop a best in class accounting experience. Having had a passion for technology for the past 20 years his experience with small business owners and cloud based solutions have come together perfectly. He has always felt that great advising is a product of collaboration between the business owners, their business information, and their advisors.

Speaking Dates: NYC (10/1)

@emmermanboyle

linkedin.com/david-emmerman

About Mariah

Mariah has nearly a decade of bookkeeping and small business management experience; mainly in the automotive industry. Prior to her joining Bookkeeping Express, she spent 4 years as an E911 Dispatcher. Mariah has held the position of Bookkeeper/Accountant, Onboarding Liaison,Team Lead and Director of Operations.

Speaking Dates: Atlanta (10/22), Long Beach (12/2), Miami (01/06)

@BookkeepingExpr

linkedin.com/mariah-venus

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth holds a Master of Science in Finance and currently serves as Bookkeeping Express’ (BKE) Director of Operations. Prior to leading BKE operations, she served in the U.S. Air Force from 2007 to 2011 as a Financial Management Analyst for Air Combat Command. And from 2011 to 2013, Elizabeth served as an outsourced Budget Analyst for the Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Division managing financial reporting for worldwide combat and surveillance operations.

Speaking Dates: Chicago (10/27), Dallas (10/29), Denver (11/11), Los Angeles (11/12)

@bkepalumbo

linkedin.com/elizabeth-palumbo

About Freddie

Bridging his distinguished career from the international music icons to the visionary business leaders of our time, TUNE UP to success® Founder Freddie Ravel has emerged as a global force for empowering personal and professional growth through Music. His number one hits and collaborations include producing, recording and composing with such diverse luminaries as Earth, Wind & Fire, Madonna, Prince, Yo-Yo Ma, and rock legend, Carlos Santana. As a business speaker, his unique peak performance methodology enhances leadership, collaboration and time management using the international language of music. Ravel now shares his formula with keynote concerts about: Leadership and how to empower your leaders with breakthrough tools and techniques; Collaboration and how to transform from the dissonance of "I can't" to the harmony of "We can." Freddie's concert appearances span three decades across six continents. Officially named the "Motivational Maestro" by the city of Los Angeles, Ravel has delighted and mesmerized audiences from the heart of the Amazon to the boardrooms of corporate America.

Speaking Dates: Long Beach (12/02)

@freddieravel

linkedin.com/freddieravel

Pricing

  • Xero Deep Dive

    If you're new to Xero or training to become a Xero Champion, this course is a best-­fit. Enjoy live instruction to prepare you for Certification – or refresh your existing knowledge of Xero.

    Learning Objectives:

        • Get an in­depth Xero intro
        • Learn Xero practice tools
        • Position Xero in your firm
        • Add or convert your first clients

    Qualifies for 6 CPE credits. Includes breakfast, lunch and snacks – plus attendance at Meet Xero keynote and mixer.

    $69

  • Xero Accelerate

    This peer­-led workshop is perfect for firm owners and leaders already using Xero. Discover the strategies and tools to build your client services and create a modern accounting practice.

    Learning Objectives:

        • Build and expand your cloud practice
        • Craft an actionable business plan
        • Grow your role as a connected advisor

    Qualifies for 6 CPE credits. Includes breakfast, lunch and snacks – plus attendance at Meet Xero keynote and mixer.

    $99

  • Meet Xero

    This keynote is led by a notable author and is available to all Roadshow attendees. Join us for this important presentation, followed by a networking mixer.

    Learning Objectives:

        • Attend the keynote and networking mixer
        • Visit the Xero Genius bar
        • Chat with our exhibitors

    Qualifies for 1 CPE credit.

    $20

Find an event

More Information San Francisco Friday, September 25, 2015
Friday, September 25, 2015

Terra Gallery, Mer Room
511 Harrison St.
San Francisco, CA 94111

Completed
More Information New York City Thursday, October 1, 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015

404
404 10th Ave.
New York, NY 10001

Completed
More Information Washington DC Thursday, October 8, 2015
Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Loft at 600 F - 3rd Floor
600 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

Completed
More Information Atlanta Thursday, October 22, 2015
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Twelve Hotel Centennial Park
400 W. Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

Completed
More Information Chicago Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Revel Downtown
440 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60606

Completed
More Information Dallas Thursday, October 29, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Gilley's Dallas, South Side Event Center
1135 S. Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75215

Completed
More Information Denver Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Blanc
3150 Walnut St.
Denver, CO 80205

Completed
More Information Los Angeles Thursday, November 12, 2015
Thursday, November 12, 2015

Hudson Loft
1200 S. Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Closed
More Information Long Beach Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Wednesday, December 2, 2015

The Pike at Hyatt Long Beach
285 Bay St.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Closed
More Information Miami Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Miami Center for Architecture & Design
100 NE 1st Ave.
Miami, FL 33132

Closed

Roadshow Extras

What to Bring

Don't forget your laptop, tablet and all the cables. We'll provide multi-outlet surge protectors to keep you powered up and ready to capture the key takeaways.

Convert from QuickBooks to Xero

Bring your client's QuickBooks file and our team will start the Xero conversion process for free.

Prepare for Xero Certification

Sign up for Xero Office Hours, our free webinar, to prepare you for the Xero Certification exam.

Chat with a Xero Genius

Get the scoop on Xero functionality, features and support from Xero staff at the Xero Genius bar.

Thanks to our sponsors