Accounting Conferences

Accounting Conferences

In this episode, Hector and Alicia discuss the many accounting conferences happening in 2024, providing an overview of each one they plan to attend or have insights on. They dive into some of their personal experiences and what makes certain conferences unique, such as Appy Camp being invite-only for educators and Bridging the Gap focusing on wellness alongside technical topics. The hosts also discuss the evolution of QuickBooks Connect into Intuit Connect and what that might signal about Intuit's ecosystem strategy going forward. Throughout the conversation, Hector and Alicia emphasize the value of these events for learning, networking, and gaining new perspectives to enhance one's accounting career.

  • (00:00) - Welcome to The Unofficial QuickBooks Accountants Podcast
  • (02:20) - Upcoming Accounting Conferences Overview
  • (06:18) - Alicia's Conference Experiences
  • (15:19) - The Cost of Attending Conferences
  • (17:31) - Scaling New Heights Conference
  • (27:00) - Bridging the Gap Conference
  • (34:10) - Shoutout to Vanessa Vasquez and Conferencia Fit
  • (35:16) - Meta Consulting Academy Workshop
  • (36:39) - USA Tax Convention
  • (38:03) - AppyCamp: A Unique Conference for Educators
  • (43:51) - ReFrame Conference Overview
  • (48:00) - Intuit Connect
  • (01:00:23) - The Future of QuickBooks and Intuit Ecosystem
  • (01:04:10) - Digital CPA Conference and Final Thoughts

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Creators and Guests

Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT
Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT
Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT is the CEO at Royalwise Solutions, Inc.. As a Top 50 Women in Accounting, Top 10 ProAdvisor, and member of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network, Alicia is a popular speaker at QuickBooks Connect and Scaling New Heights. She has a Master of Arts in Teaching, with several QuickBooks books on Amazon. Her Royalwise OWLS (On-Demand Web-based Learning Solutions) at is a NASBA CPE-approved QBO and Apple training portal for accounting firms, bookkeepers, and business owners.
Hector Garcia, CPA
Hector Garcia, CPA
Hector Garcia,CPA is the Principal Accountant Quick Bookkeeping & Accounting LLC, a globally-serving Technology-Accounting firm based in Miami, FL (USA), specializing in QuickBooks Consulting, but also providing traditional accounting services such as: Bookkeeping, Payroll Processing, Tax Return Preparation, and General Business Advisory. He has over 10 years of experience working with small business finance and accounting, along with 3 Post-graduate degrees from Florida International University (FIU) in Accounting, Finance and Taxation.