RIVERWOODS, Ill., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grande Lakes Orlando, an expansive 500-acre resort featuring The Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott hotels, anchoring one of Florida's leading business meeting and events centers, will host the next CCH User Conference – the tax and accounting industry's premier educational and peer networking event of the year. CCH Connections: User Conference 2014 will take place from October 26 – 29 next year at Grande Lakes, located only 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO) and a short distance from Florida's world-famous theme parks and attractions. Grande Lakes Orlando also hosted the 2010 CCH User Conference. CCH, part of Wolters Kluwer is a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com).
Tax and accounting professionals throughout the United States and Canada recently attended CCH's 2013 User Conference in Phoenix. Insights, comments and photos from attendees and key industry influencers are available by visiting CCH's User Conference and company social media sites on Twitter, @CCH_UC, #CCHUC13, @CCH_Whats_New, LinkedIn and Facebook.
"It's always a special opportunity to meet with so many of our great customers, hear their perspectives on growing, managing and protecting their businesses and helping them meet their needs and goals," said Teresa Mackintosh, President and CEO of CCH Tax & Accounting U.S. "Hearing industry insights from nominees selected by their firms to attend our first Emerging Leaders Program was really energizing. We also received a lot of great feedback from customers benefitting from our new CCH AxcessTM cloud-based, modular solution and how its single, integrated database is making huge differences in boosting efficiency and productivity for their practices."
Mobility, Efficiency, What Firms Want Now
Having the flexibility to work wherever and whenever clients need answers as well as efficiently getting more done by combining existing resources with strategic investments were hot "buzz" topics of conversation throughout the CCH User Conference. Many attendees found answers by participating in CCH MobileTM product demonstrations and learning more about CCH's industry-leading research, digital content and newest mobile apps – all available 24/7 for tax and accounting professionals meeting with clients to connect, collaborate and grow on-the-go.
Extensive Media Coverage, Video of Attendees "Hitting the Wall"
Daily news coverage of the CCH User Conference from several media organizations included the new CCH whitepaper, focusing on the successful traits of "Pioneer" firms. In-depth whitepaper details from the nationwide CCH Leaders Now and Next Survey were featured in AccountingToday.com.
And this year's new, interactive "Hit the Wall" experience for CCH User Conference attendees caught the attention of CPAPracticeAdvisor.com which provided daily updates and photos throughout the CCH User Conference. See how User Conference attendees "hit the wall" to answer the question, "What is the biggest challenge you have this upcoming year?" in this time-lapse video.
CCH Axcess customer feedback, including a full discussion with a Florida-based accounting firm on how it maximized the solution's advanced workflow and mobility features, can be seen in this CCH User Conference press release.
Rising Industry Stars, Educational Opportunities
For the first time, the CCH User Conference featured a new Emerging Leaders Program – designed for "rising stars" in the tax and accounting industry. Candidates were nominated by their firms as valuable contributors with significant influence who are motivating and inspirational communicators.
Selected program participants gained valuable experience during the CCH User Conference by participating in their own Emerging Leaders Program Track of educational sessions, featuring some of the industry's top expert speakers.
Other CCH User Conference session tracks – filled with dozens of sessions where professionals earned valuable CPE credits – include:
- The Accounting & Audit User Conference Track
- The CCH AxcessTM User Conference Track
- The Management User Conference Track
- The Tax User Conference Track
- The Technology User Conference Track
As always, CCH User Conference attendees can select sessions from different tracks covering a wide variety of topics. Sessions, discussion groups and fun evening events combine for an engaging experience where attendees learn about the hottest industry trends, network with peers, get hands-on experience with the latest CCH software solutions and bring ample knowledge back to their firms to share with colleagues.
For More Information
More details about CCH Connections: User Conference 2014 in Central Florida at Grande Lakes Orlando are available by visiting the CCH User Conference information and contact web page. Those interested in learning more can also send questions via email to TC-UserConference@wolterskluwer.com.
About CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer
CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer (CCHGroup.com) is a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading solutions are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CCH Axcess™, CCH® IntelliConnect®, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. Follow us on Twitter @CCHMediaHelp. Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com) is a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.
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