2017 Columbus CPE Program and Networking Reception

When: December 14, 2017 1:00PM — December 14, 2017 5:00PM

Networking reception will follow the event.

Where: Columbus Hilton at Easton

CPE: 4 Credits

In today's ever-changing business climate, it's essential to stay informed and current on changes and developments on the horizon. During this free half-day event, we will review the latest business issues affecting Ohio businesses, and you can earn four hours of CPE.

Make sure you bring plenty of business cards to the networking reception immediately following the program. Our informal reception will give you an opportunity to network with many of Central Ohio's leading CPAs and business leaders. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Central Ohio Economic Status Report

Bill LaFayette, Owner of Regionomics®, will begin with a brief overview of output growth and consumer sentiment at the national level, then focus on employment growth locally in our most critical industry sectors; business services, healthcare, state government, financial activities, manufacturing, transportation and warehousing, and retail.

Accounting Standards Update

Schneider Downs Accounting, Assurance and Advisory Services Shareholder Trevor Warren and Accounting, Assurance and Advisory Services Senior Manager Nick Lombardo will review the latest accounting and auditing updates affecting Ohio businesses, including the new revenue recognition and lease accounting standards.

Cybersecurity Update

As cybercrime continues to evolve and proliferate, it is important to be prepared. Eric Wright, Technology Advisors Shareholder, will give an update on the hotest cybersecurity issues businesses are facing.

Tax Update

In light of the rapid and dynamic developments involving potential tax reform in Washington D.C., Schneider Downs Tax Advisory Services Shareholder Chris McElroy and Senior Manager Carl Scharf will provide an update on the proposed federal tax reform legislation. In addition, Chris and Carl will discuss everything you need to know to prepare for next year's tax season, including an update on significant state and local tax developments. 

Current Capital Market Valuations and Investment Portfolio Considerations

Schneider Downs Wealth Management Investment Manager Dave Brinkman will provide an overview of current capital market valuation levels, review past market performance when capital markets have been priced at similar multiples historically, and provide investors with investment portfolio construction ideas to consider moving forward.

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