Enhance Your Profitability By Attending The Illinois CPA Society's 21st Annual Business & Technology Solutions Show

Apr 13, 2001, 01:00 ET from Illinois CPA Society

    CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois CPA Society/Foundation will
 host its annual Business & Technology Solutions Show on Tuesday and Wednesday,
 August 28-29, 2001 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont,
 IL.  The Show, now in its 21st year, is the premier trade show for financial
 and business professionals, attracting thousands of attendees and over
 300 exhibitors.  The 2001 Business & Technology Solutions Show brings together
 leading experts and authorities from the business, finance and technology
 industries to provide insight into the latest trends and issues affecting
 all areas of business and today's marketplace.
     Show participants will have unlimited access to the Exhibit Hall where
 vendors will feature the latest solutions in ASP, accounting and tax software,
 business software, CRM, e-business applications, e-commerce and b2b,
 employment services, payroll services, estate and gift tax software, hardware
 and networking systems, internet/intranet research providers, investment
 management services, online accounting, office products, and web accounting.
     Attendees will be able to surf the Web at the free Internet Pavilion
 hosted by WorldCom, test the latest products and services offered by Microsoft
 at their free TechNet workshops, and see live product demonstrations at the
 new Technology Terrace jointly sponsored by the Chicago Software Association.
     Market software leaders such as IBM, Intel, ACCPAC, Sage Software, Inc.
 and many more will be showcasing their latest technology solutions in the ITA
 Zone section of the Show.  This area will allow for one-on-one technology
 learning sessions tailored for businesses of all sizes, including non-profits.
     Participants can also attend keynote and educational sessions presented by
 top speakers from diverse professional backgrounds on topics of current
 importance to the business and finance industry.  Keynote presenters at the
 2001 Show will include Ellen Gordon, president of Tootsie Roll Industries,
 Inc., whose topic will be "Tootsie Roll:  Where We Are Now and Our Strategies
 for Future Success" (August 28, 8:00-8:50 a.m.); Dana "Rick" Richardson, CPA,
 technology futurist and president of Richardson Media and Technology, who will
 speak on "Technology Futures" (August 28, 4:40-6:20 p.m.); Katherine Gehl,
 special assistant to the Mayor for Technology, City of Chicago who will
 discuss "Chicago's Technology Initiatives" (August 29, 8:00-8:50 a.m.); and
 Brian Wesbury, first vice president and chief economist, Griffin, Kubik,
 Stevens & Thompson, who will speak on "A New Economy Recession?" (August 29,
 4:40-5:30 p.m.).
     In addition to the keynote presentations, the 2001 Business & Technology
 Solutions Show will feature five educational tracks covering timely topics
 relevant to accounting and auditing, tax, e-business, technology, and
 consulting services.  Educational session attendees will be able to receive up
 to 17 continuing professional education (CPE) credits for a registration fee
 of $195 to attend both days, or $150 to attend one day.
     For more information on the Illinois CPA Society/Foundation 2001
 Business & Technology Solutions Show, visit the Society's website at:
 www.icpas.org or call (312) 993-0393 or (800) 993-0393 (within Illinois).
     The Illinois CPA Society is a state professional association representing
 25,000 accounting and financial professionals throughout the State of Illinois
 and worldwide.
 
 

SOURCE Illinois CPA Society
    CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois CPA Society/Foundation will
 host its annual Business & Technology Solutions Show on Tuesday and Wednesday,
 August 28-29, 2001 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont,
 IL.  The Show, now in its 21st year, is the premier trade show for financial
 and business professionals, attracting thousands of attendees and over
 300 exhibitors.  The 2001 Business & Technology Solutions Show brings together
 leading experts and authorities from the business, finance and technology
 industries to provide insight into the latest trends and issues affecting
 all areas of business and today's marketplace.
     Show participants will have unlimited access to the Exhibit Hall where
 vendors will feature the latest solutions in ASP, accounting and tax software,
 business software, CRM, e-business applications, e-commerce and b2b,
 employment services, payroll services, estate and gift tax software, hardware
 and networking systems, internet/intranet research providers, investment
 management services, online accounting, office products, and web accounting.
     Attendees will be able to surf the Web at the free Internet Pavilion
 hosted by WorldCom, test the latest products and services offered by Microsoft
 at their free TechNet workshops, and see live product demonstrations at the
 new Technology Terrace jointly sponsored by the Chicago Software Association.
     Market software leaders such as IBM, Intel, ACCPAC, Sage Software, Inc.
 and many more will be showcasing their latest technology solutions in the ITA
 Zone section of the Show.  This area will allow for one-on-one technology
 learning sessions tailored for businesses of all sizes, including non-profits.
     Participants can also attend keynote and educational sessions presented by
 top speakers from diverse professional backgrounds on topics of current
 importance to the business and finance industry.  Keynote presenters at the
 2001 Show will include Ellen Gordon, president of Tootsie Roll Industries,
 Inc., whose topic will be "Tootsie Roll:  Where We Are Now and Our Strategies
 for Future Success" (August 28, 8:00-8:50 a.m.); Dana "Rick" Richardson, CPA,
 technology futurist and president of Richardson Media and Technology, who will
 speak on "Technology Futures" (August 28, 4:40-6:20 p.m.); Katherine Gehl,
 special assistant to the Mayor for Technology, City of Chicago who will
 discuss "Chicago's Technology Initiatives" (August 29, 8:00-8:50 a.m.); and
 Brian Wesbury, first vice president and chief economist, Griffin, Kubik,
 Stevens & Thompson, who will speak on "A New Economy Recession?" (August 29,
 4:40-5:30 p.m.).
     In addition to the keynote presentations, the 2001 Business & Technology
 Solutions Show will feature five educational tracks covering timely topics
 relevant to accounting and auditing, tax, e-business, technology, and
 consulting services.  Educational session attendees will be able to receive up
 to 17 continuing professional education (CPE) credits for a registration fee
 of $195 to attend both days, or $150 to attend one day.
     For more information on the Illinois CPA Society/Foundation 2001
 Business & Technology Solutions Show, visit the Society's website at:
 www.icpas.org or call (312) 993-0393 or (800) 993-0393 (within Illinois).
     The Illinois CPA Society is a state professional association representing
 25,000 accounting and financial professionals throughout the State of Illinois
 and worldwide.
 
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