The experience for your future.

December 9 – 11, 2019

Tallahassee, Florida

 
The Emerging Leaders Summit brings together young CPAs (36 and under) from all across the state for a three-day experience that focuses on the future of the CPA profession in Florida and enhancing their leadership skills.
 
Join us December 9 – 11 in Tallahassee, FL for the opportunity to engage state lawmakers on the issues impacting the profession, attend legislative committee meetings, and tour the beautiful state Capitol.
 
This leadership seminar qualifies for 8 Behavioral CPE credits.



Travel, Hotel, & Fees

 
Hotel Information
Fee for Event is $200.

(This includes breakfast and lunch Wednesday and Thursday. Hotel accommodations not included.)

 

DoubleTree by Hilton - Tallahassee

101 S Adams St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

 

FICPA Room Rate: $199/ night Single/ Double (plus applicable taxes)

 

Cut-Off Date: November 15, 2019 (Reservations made after the cut-off date will be subject to availability and current room rate. Call hotel to make reservations)

 

For reservations, book online or call 877- 800-2652 and be sure to mention FICPA to receive the special group rate.

 

Parking for each day is available at: 

Kleman Plaza Parking Garage
306 S Duval Street

 

0-1 hours - $2.00
Each Additional Hour - $1
Daily Max (6 hours or more) - $7 

 

 

**Each location per the agenda is within walking distance of the hotel and the parking garage.**

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker Information Coming Soon

Agenda

Tour of the Capitol (Optional)

2pm

Welcome Center (Inside of Capitol)
400 S Monroe St.

Please read pertaining to security for the capitol

 

Welcome Reception

5pm

Location: TDB

place in Downtown Tallahassee. The Welcome Reception provides an excellent opportunity to network, meet old friends and colleagues, as well as meet new people as the program begins and we are addressed by a speaker. Enjoy appetizers and drinks during this event.

Leadership Workshop

9am – 4pm

Location: TBD

Speaker(s) Announced Soon!

Florida TaxWatch “Building Florida’s Budget”

6pm

Location: TBD

Florida TaxWatch works to improve the productivity and accountability of Florida government. This hands-on exercise will give participants a detailed understanding of Florida’s budget and the state Legislatures process for crafting it.

Day at the Capitol

8:30 AM

119 S. Monroe Street, Suite 121

Participants will have the opportunity to engage state lawmakers on the issues impacting the profession and attend legislative committee meetings. Several of the CPAs serving in the legislature will also meet with the group to discuss the profession and what they have experienced as leaders within their communities.

Graduation Luncheon

12:30 PM

Location: TBD

Details Coming Soon!

+ Day 1 - December 9

Tour of the Capitol (Optional)

2pm

Welcome Center (Inside of Capitol)
400 S Monroe St.

Please read pertaining to security for the capitol

 

Welcome Reception

5pm

Location: TDB

place in Downtown Tallahassee. The Welcome Reception provides an excellent opportunity to network, meet old friends and colleagues, as well as meet new people as the program begins and we are addressed by a speaker. Enjoy appetizers and drinks during this event.

+ Day 2 - December 10

Leadership Workshop

9am – 4pm

Location: TBD

Speaker(s) Announced Soon!

Florida TaxWatch “Building Florida’s Budget”

6pm

Location: TBD

Florida TaxWatch works to improve the productivity and accountability of Florida government. This hands-on exercise will give participants a detailed understanding of Florida’s budget and the state Legislatures process for crafting it.

+ Day 3 - December 11

Day at the Capitol

8:30 AM

119 S. Monroe Street, Suite 121

Participants will have the opportunity to engage state lawmakers on the issues impacting the profession and attend legislative committee meetings. Several of the CPAs serving in the legislature will also meet with the group to discuss the profession and what they have experienced as leaders within their communities.

Graduation Luncheon

12:30 PM

Location: TBD

+ Details for Leadership Workshop

Details Coming Soon!

FAQ

If I did not attend the Emerging Leaders Program, can I attend the Summit?

 

Yes! The Emerging Leaders Summit is open to all Young CPAs. It is the capstone event for the Emerging Leaders Program but is designed to also be relevant for those who did not go through the Emerging Leaders Program.

 

 

What if I have to miss a portion of the Summit?

 

Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but we understand things come up! CPE credit will be adjusted if a participant is not able to attend the entire Leadership Workshop session.

 

 

Can I bring my significant other with me to the Summit?

 

The Emerging Leaders Summit is designed for Young CPAs as way to network, learn and grow professionally. Guests are welcome at the Welcome Reception and the Graduation Luncheon but will need to pay an additional fee. Please email emergpro@ficpa.org to let us know if you are planning to bring a guest.

 

 

What is the suggested attire?

 

Business casual/business professional. Temperatures will range from 40’s-60’s.

 

 

How can I be part of the Emerging Leaders Program next year?

 

Check back with FICPA.org for upcoming information on the 2020 Emerging Leaders Program. Must be under 36 years old and a CPA to participate.

 

 

What else can I plan to do in Tallahassee while I’m there?

 

Things to see and do in Tallahassee:visittallahassee.com
More information about the hotel and surrounding area»

 

 

Can FICPA connect me to others in my region that I could carpool or room with?

 

Please email emergpro@ficpa.org and we will do our best to connect you. We cannot guarantee a carpool or rooming partner.