Convention Programs


During the NABA National Convention & Expo there are many sessions and events to keep attendees engaged, allows for exceptional networking, provides professional development, and encourages fellowship.  Below is a listing of Signature Programs and Events offered at the NABA National Convention & Expo.

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CPA Examination Review

Becoming a CPA can open up unlimited possibilities for your career, but getting there takes preparation, focus and dedication. Becker will be at the 2017 NABA National Convention to help you through the entire process—from understanding the necessary educational requirements to passing the CPA Exam. Becker Professional Education is a global leader in quality professional education, empowering people to advance their careers.  For more information on the CPA Examination Review, CLICK HERE.

Leadership Development Institute (LDI)

NABA partners with premiere institutions to offer our signature mix of leading professional development programs, panel discussions, workshops and classroom training across varying levels.  The Leadership Development Institute is organized into three tracks: Executive, Management and Aspiring Leaders.  For a nominal fee in addition to the standard registration fees, qualifying convention attendees can participate in seminars to enhance their current skill set and assist them with growing in their respective fields.  For more information on the Leadership Development Institute, CLICK HERE.

Opening General Session

The official kick-off event of Convention Week and is open to all convention attendees!   This event will feature the State of NABA address, recognition of our partners and a powerful keynote!  For more information on the Opening General Session, CLICK HERE.

Student Programs

Join your peers and take advantage of the student oriented programs that will be available at the NABA National Convention.  These sessions and programs, led by industry leaders and experts, are specifically designed to better prepare students  for your future in accounting and finance!  For more information on the Student Program, CLICK HERE.

Opening Reception

Join us in welcoming our convention attendees at 
this relaxed and causal networking event. This locally themed cocktail reception style event is designed to give our attendees an opportunity to fellowship and network and filled with drinks, food and fun!  For more information on the Opening Reception,

C-Suite Power Breakfast

This is the ultimate business-to-business networking event!  This invitation only, exclusive event brings together senior level executives representing NABA’s biggest supporters. There is no better opportunity to network with industry peers and discuss the hottest topics in the business world. For sponsorship opportunitues, CLICK HERE.

Celebration of Scholars Luncheon

Our award recipients and donors are recognized at the Celebration of Scholars Luncheon.   NABA receives contributions from corporate partners and NABA members for the NABA National Scholarship fund. These funds are awarded to qualifying NABA student members at the National Convention.  NABA has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships and has awarded over $11 million since giving tracking began.  For more information on the Celebration of Scholars Luncheon, CLICK HERE.


Career Expo

The Career Expo features a Career Fair where you can meet with employers from over 70 corporate partners around the country and learn more about job and internship opportunities where you might like to work.  In addition, on-site interview opportunities are available in advance of and during the career fair.  In addition to the exceptional Career Expo at the national convention, NABA Career Center offers resources and professional services to help you build and manage your career to maximize your potential.  For more information on the Career Expo, CLICK HERE.

Women of NABA Network (WONN)

NABA’s WONN program is designed to promote the professional and personal development of our female membership and convention attendees.  At the Annual Convention, we will host an invitation only, exclusive luncheon for the women participating in the WONN Management Session and WONN Executive session.  WONN Luncheon An invite only, exclusive luncheon.  For more information on WONN, CLICK HERE

WONN Management Session
For women with 0-14 years of professional experience.

WONN Executive Session
For women with 15 or more years of professional experience and at least 5 years of senior management experience

Annual Awards Dinner and Gala

This highly anticipated formal event is an evening to celebrate all of the hard work, service,  and dedication of select NABA members. The evening includes food, entertainment, drinks and the presentation of the year's award recipients.  For more information on the Awards Dinner and Gala, CLICK HERE.

NABA Day of Service

NABA Cares is our national initiative to highlight the work of NABA members in the community.  Each year at convention, facilitated by the local NABA chapter, NABA and a local organization give back to the community through volunteer efforts.  Our goal is to show we care by touching each the communities where our members, stakeholders, and volunteers live and work.  

This years' convention NABA Day of Service Day of Service will take place Staurday, June 10th.  Information on the community activity will be released shortly.  Please check back soon for upated information.  

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