Join Us at Thomson Reuters SYNERGY User Conference 2018 for Accounting Firms

You are invited to join us in Orlando, FL for SYNERGY, the Thomson Reuters users’ conference for tax and accounting professionals. It’s a fantastic opportunity to learn, network, socialize, and experience sunny Orlando at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Conference Center. You’ll be able to attend workshops and learn from the best and brightest in tax and accounting — plus you’ll spend four days earning CPE credit, getting hands-on training, learning about technology updates, and being inspired by nationally recognized accounting, technology, and motivational experts.

What our customers are saying

"I've been with my firm since 1988. This was my first SYNERGY conference. I feel like I’ve wasted 28 years!"

— Past SYNERGY Attendee

"Great experience. I'm taking a lot of useful information back to my firm."

— Past SYNERGY Attendee

"The hands-on classes were a hit with me. The classes have given me the confidence to work more efficiently and to make better use of the software."

— Past SYNERGY Attendee

"Friday night event was outstanding, once-in-a-lifetime experience!"

— Past SYNERGY Attendee

Hotel Reservations

Already registered for SYNERGY? Make your hotel reservation now for $239.00 a night.

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4 Days of Interactive Learning

Learn, discuss, share, and have fun as you explore the future of tax and accounting with users and experts from around the country.

50Speakers
200Sessions
50Experts
17CPE Credits

2018 Schedule

Explore the Full Potential of Your CS Professional Suite, Onvio and Checkpoint Products

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

Wednesday, November 7

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Pre-Conference Workshops
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.Product Demo Theater
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.Registration Desk
& Exhibit Area
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.Welcome Reception

Conference Features

Welcome Reception

Join us to get acquainted with your colleagues and reconnect with old friends over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

My Schedule

Once you’ve registered, you can view and make changes to your schedule.

Pre-Conference Workshops

CS Professional Suite® and Onvio® software hands-on training.

Thursday, November 8

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Product Demo Theater
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Registration Desk
& Exhibit Area
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.Opening Keynote – Jon Baron
10:00 – 11:40 a.m.Workshops
11:40 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.Lunch
1:20 – 5:10 p.m.Workshops
8:00 – 10:30 p.m.Roundtable Discussions

Conference Features

Opening Keynote – Jon Baron

Join us as Jon Baron talks about the latest technology and changes for tax and accounting.

My Schedule

Once you’ve registered, you can view and make changes to your schedule.

Workshops

Choose from 100+ product-related and professional workshops.

Friday, November 9

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Product Demo Theater
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Registration Desk
& Exhibit Area
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.Day 2 Keynote
9:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.Workshops
12:20 – 1:40 p.m.Lunch
1:40 – 4:40 p.m.Workshops
6:30 – 10:30 p.m.Special Evening Event

Conference Features

Friday Night Event

Join us for a memorable and fun Friday night special event.

My Schedule

Once you’ve registered, you can view and make changes to your schedule.

Workshops

Choose from 100+ product-related and professional workshops.

Saturday, November 10

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Product Demo Theater
7:00 – 11:30 a.m.Registration Desk
& Exhibit Area
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.Workshops
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.Closing Keynote

Conference Features

Closing Keynote

Come join us for a final keynote as we wrap up SYNERGY and look forward to the coming tax season.

My Schedule

Once you’ve registered, you can view and make changes to your schedule.

Workshops

Choose from 100+ product-related and professional workshops.

Register now

Registration includes the Welcome Reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, the Roundtable discussions, five meals, your selection of workshops (does not include pre-conference workshops) and up to 17 hours of CPE credit.

$1,495 For Each Additional Firm Attendee

Register by August 31 to save $100 and get free financing — pay 50% now and 50% on October 3, 2018.

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Customer Superstar Awards

And the winners are...

The fourth annual Customer Superstar Awards were presented during the kickoff keynote session on November 9. Congratulations to all of our winners!


  • The Ideas Community Award

    Recognizing the individual whose collective Ideas Community suggestions received the highest number of votes over the last 12 months.

    Winner: Dayna Roane, Perry & Roane, PC
  • The Excellence in Tax and Accounting Research Workflow Award

    Recognizing the firm who mastered their tax, accounting or audit research and workflows to produce new levels of firm efficiency and client benefits.

    Winner: Knoble Ingle CPAs
  • The Rookie of the Year Award

    Recognizing a first-year Thomson Reuters firm that had the most successful implementation of products and is represented at SYNERGY for the first time.

    Winner: Warren Sasser & Associates
  • The Taxologist Award

    Recognizing the firm that has mastered the use of cloud technology to create maximum tax workflow effectiveness.

    Winner: Friedman & Huey Associates
  • The Innovation Award

    Recognizing the firm that did the most in the last year to innovate, invigorate, and grow their business.

    Winner: Papin CPA, PLLC
  • The myPay Solutions Partner Award

    Recognizing the firm that did the most to grow their business through a partnership with myPay Solutions.

    Winner: Robert and Jolie Palmer, Robert Palmer and Associates, LLC

Explore the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Located near The Happiest Place on Earth – and a fabulous attraction all on its own – the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center’s 63 acres celebrate Florida’s history, culture, and natural beauty in its architectural style and landscape design.

Make your room reservation today — A limited number of discounted hotel rooms, starting at $239, are available until October 15, 2018. Make your reservations online or call the hotel directly at 877.491.0442 and ask for the Thomson Reuters SYNERGY Professional Conference group block.

Enjoy the resort’s extraordinary service and superior amenities, including multiple dining and entertainment options, a spa, a fitness center and a pool.

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

How do I register?

Click on the 'Register for SYNERGY' button and complete the registration form.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

A full refund will be issued if registration is canceled on or before September 30, 2018. If registration is canceled between October 1 and October 10, a 50% refund in the form of a credit toward pre-paid training will be issued. If registration is canceled after October 10, no refund will be issued.

When will workshop registration open?

Workshop registration will open in July. We’ll email you when you’re able to start selecting your workshops.

Hotel

What is the special hotel rate?

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center, starting at $239, are available until October 15, 2018.

How do I book a hotel room?

You can book a hotel room directly with the Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center online or by calling 877.491.0442 and asking for the Thomson Reuters SYNERGY Professional Conference group block.

How can I make changes to my room reservation?

You can make changes to your hotel reservations by calling the Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center at 877.491.0442.

Travel

Is the hotel or travel fee included in the conference price?

No, the hotel and travel fee are separate from the price of the SYNERGY conference.

What airport is closest to the Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center?

The Orlando International Airport is closest to the resort and conference center.

Where can I find information on Orlando?

Find more information about Orlando by visiting visitorlando.com.

Agenda & Workshops

Where can I find an agenda for the event?

The agenda is available on the homepage. Workshop descriptions will be made available this summer.

How do I register for workshop sessions?

Once workshop registration is open, we'll send you an email to select your workshops online. If you registered prior to workshops being available, you'll get advance notice to select classes before the public. Otherwise, you can register and select workshops when full registration opens in July.

Will there be online streaming of the event?

The opening keynote session from Jon Baron will be streamed live on the SYNERGY homepage on November 8.

Friday Night Event

How do I register for the Special Friday Night Event?

Friday Night Event registration will be available this summer.

Miscellaneous

How do I download the SYNERGY conference app?

You’ll receive an email with specific instructions for downloading the app in late October.

Can I bring a guest, spouse or children?

Attendees are welcome to bring guests. Guests may attend the Welcome Reception and Friday Night Event, but must register and purchase tickets in advance. (Guests cannot attend conference workshops, keynotes, roundtables or meals.)

What is the recommended attire for the event?

The dress code for the event is business casual. We recommend you bring additional attire if you plan to explore the city. The Friday Night Event is casual.

What should I bring?

We recommend you bring what you would normally pack for a business trip. However, we encourage you to bring extra chargers for electronic devices, any printed materials you may want for workshops (SYNERGY workshops are paper-free) and extra business cards.

What if I have additional questions?

Email additional questions to cs.service@tr.com.

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Corporate Software & Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.