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WSCPA Conferences

Stay competitive and in compliance by attending WSCPA conferences!

We bring subject matter experts from across the country to keep you up to date on the topics that matter most to your work.

Why Attend a WSCPA Conference?


  • Find your niche. Keep up to date. Conferences offer opportunities to explore emerging trends, issues and strategies in niche accounting or taxation areas.
  • Build your network. Meet colleagues who share your interests and can help you work through your challenges.
  • Multiple speakers. Multiple topics. Conferences give you access to multiple speakers, who each present a high-level update. WSCPA conferences feature nationally-recognized experts or local favorites who are known in their fields. Some conferences allow you to select the concurrent sessions that meet your interests.
  • Prepare to be pampered. No need to worry about meals for the day or parking. That’s covered in your registration! You will enjoy fine cuisine and distinctive refreshments at continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks. (In-person events)
  • Members save up to $100 per conference. Season Tickets may be used for conferences.

Search and register for conferences in the CPE & Event Catalog or via the listings below. 

Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference

April 17-18 | SeaTac & Webcast | 16 Credits

Keep up with new standards, as well as current trends affecting local government agencies. Experts will provide essential guidance to help you stay in compliance with standards and share advice on the latest technologies. Prepare to make great strides in governmental A&A.

Register to attend in SeaTac
Register to attend the Webcast

International Tax Conference

May 8 | Bellevue & Webcast | 8 Credits

Some say the world is shrinking due to technology and globalization. The world is also becoming more complex. The International Tax Conference will highlight the new laws, rules and trends affecting your international tax practice. Recognized experts in this field will share practical information that CPAs, tax advisors, attorneys, financial officers, and other tax professionals need to know to advise clients in today's global economy.

Register to attend in Bellevue
Register to attend the Webcast

Women's Leadership Summit

May 16 | Newcastle & Webcast | 8 Credits

Empower women, empower others. Walk away from the Women's Leadership Summit inspired, connected and equipped with new leadership tools. Current and future leaders will engage on the topics that matter to professional women like you.

Register to attend in Newcastle
Register to attend the Webcast

Washington State Tax Conference

June 6 | Tukwila & Webcast | 8 Credits

Boost your knowledge of Washington State and local tax topics and gain updates from top- level speakers and tax experts. The WSCPA Washington State Tax Conference provides critical new information that every business advisor needs to share with their clients or employer. This conference is a must for state and local CPAs and other financial professionals.

Register to attend in Tukwila
Register to attend the Webcast

WSCPA Membership Summit 2024

June 12 |  Bellevue | 8 Credits

Join us for the WSCPA Membership Summit! This exclusive, free event is an opportunity to connect with fellow accounting professionals, exchange ideas, and gain valuable insight into the latest happenings affecting the profession. 

Register here.

Unable to attend the event in person? Attend the WSCPA Annual Meeting Webcast, a live broadcast (3 CPE credits) of the opening sessions of the WSCPA Membership Summit.

Bottles, Brews & Buds Conference

July 30 | Seattle & Webcast | 8 Credits

Working in wine and spirits? Accounting for ale? Curious about cannabis? Let us help you craft your practice by demystifying the risks and rewards of these rapidly growing industries at this half day conference! Our nationally-renowned instructors will distill the latest updates into engaging sessions full of local flavor. Open your mind to bold new possibilities in accounting.

Register to attend in Seattle
Register to attend the Webcast

Are you interested in helping plan a conference?

Click the image above to access our resource groups & committees page for many opportunities to network. Contact Suzette Rangel for more information and to become involved in conference planning.

Farm Tax Conference

August 22 | Kennewick | 8 Credits

The agriculture industry is growing increasingly complex. Make sure you are aware of the unique opportunities and pitfalls affecting your clients. The Farm Tax Conference will give you a forum to discuss current issues affecting your farm and ranch clients.

Register here!

Fraud Conference

October 22 | Bellevue & Webcast | 8 Credits

Even the most vigilant CPAs can be susceptible to fraud. Bad actors are constantly finding new ways to defraud your clients or organization. Come learn how to stop fraud in its tracks. Hear real life case studies and get the facts needed to recognize and prevent fraudulent activity. Whether you work in public accounting, industry or government, you will gain an understanding of how recent fraud cases unfolded and were discovered.

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Pacific Tax Institute

October 29-30 | In-Person & Webcast | 16 Credits

Prepare to advise your clients through the next round of tax returns! The Pacific Tax Institute, a conference designed for experienced tax professionals, will provide you with comprehensive updates of the most recent federal tax developments. Maximize your ability to reduce your clients' liabilities with the many strategies you will learn at this in-depth conference.

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Emerging Leaders Symposium

November 2024

Emerging leaders, take the lead in your leadership journey. This event will help you develop new skills, see the big picture, and connect with other emerging leaders. You'll gain valuable knowledge, strategies, and tools from insightful sessions and expert speakers. By the end of the event, you'll be ready to lead effectively in your organization and beyond.

Not-For-Profit Conference

November 20-21 | Bellevue & Webcast | 16 Credits

Not-for-profit professionals are masters of doing the most with limited resources. Get guidance on best practices from professionals in your industry. Plus, catch up on new and current regulations and connect with colleagues at this must-attend event!

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Business & Industry Conference


With updates on Washington business and economic trends, technology, A&A, tax, fraud, and personal development, the new Business & Industry Conference will highlight various challenges facing CPAs and financial professionals in business and industry. Don't miss the CPE event of the year for CPAs in business and industry!

The Washington Society of CPAs is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of group-live and group-internet-based 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 web site:

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