Not sure what to see at the Accounting Business Expo 2017? This short series of posts by industry experts reveals their top picks from more than 80 sessions and 110 exhibitors. The Expo will be on March 21-22 in Darling Harbour, Sydney, showcasing the latest thinking in accounting careers, technology and business models. Check out the full program here.
Being the leader of a growing accounting/financial planning/insurance/bookkeeping firm is no easy task. Keeping pace with changes in legislation is a lot to deal with, let alone people management, marketing, technology and leadership.
It’s really exciting that Accounting Business Expo has some amazing sessions dedicated to leaders. Here are some of the sessions I’m really looking forward to.
Day 1 – Tuesday 21 March
Killer KPI’s For E-commerce Business – Anna Lee 11:00 am – 11:40 am
Understanding metrics that matter is super important for every business. As a leader the broader your knowledge and understanding of what drives people and industries the better placed you are to refine your own key metrics.
How to Nurture your Talent – not manage your Human Resources – Alex Haloulos 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Your people are your most important asset. I’m really looking forward to hearing ways to improve employee experiences and systems that help drive this.
Day 2 – Wednesday 22 March
Slack it to me! Creating a Culture of Innovative Communication – Tanya Titman 10:20 am – 10:50 am
We love Slack as our internal communication tool at growthwise. Especially love how it’s enabled us to build our learning culture. So I can’t wait to hear Tanya share stories about building bots and how Slack allows Consolid8 builds that into culture.
Expanding by Narrowing: How to ring focus to your Marketing – Matt Wilkinson 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The way we market has changed so much over the last few years and looks to change even more in the future. We all need to ensure our marketing is focused so I’m looking forward to the tips Matt has on how to nail this strategy.
Think Globally, Run Locally. The Art of Running a Distributed Team – Jason Andrew 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Jason has done a wonderful job of growing SmartBooks Online. Distributed teams are becoming the norm as people move, as the talent war heats up and as we all become much more global. I’m looking forward to Jason sharing the tools he uses, the challenges he has faced and the tips on how to overcome these.
It’s going to be a jam packed 2 days of content as well as the awesome exhibitors we get to see. If you don’t have your ticket yet (or tickets for your team), best get a move on!