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Monday, October 3, 2016

EVOLUTION 2016 – Growth Through Innovation: Register to Attend

Posted by Armanino Technology Group

Back for the second year on November 10, Armanino will host EVOLUTION 2016—a free, one-day event for business leaders that offers education and networking around today’s leading business practices, as well as the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) credits. Here is everything you need to know about this must-attend conference.

This year we’re focusing on growth through innovation. The conference is dedicated to providing education, best practices and real world examples of the most innovative ways finance leaders are adding value to their companies.


Sessions Overview

Attendees can choose to attend sessions from three main tracks: People, Expansion and Analytics. The tracks are described below.

People: Attendees will discover how to attract and retain top talent with the right skill sets, diversity and impact to support their organizations now and into the future. Sessions include:

  • Building the Team of the Future
  • Women’s Leadership Panel: Recruitment, Retention & Promotion
  • Top 10 Pitfalls to Avoid as a Finance Leader

Expansion: Attendees will identify how to build the right infrastructure to impact and support growth as their companies grow by market, by geography and by new product lines. Sessions include:

  • Local, State & International Expansion Considerations
  • Investing in Growth: Expansion, M&A and IPO Best Practices
  • Preparing for Growth: Cybersecurity & IT Controls

Analytics: Businesses are investing more in top technologies to maintain a competitive edge in the market. Attendees will have the opportunity to examine resources to enable smarter, data-driven decision making. Sessions include:

  • Roadmap for 2017: Insights for Strategic Planning
  • Analyzing Year-End Compliance Needs
  • Budgeting, Planning & Rolling Forecasts: Financial Revolution


Introducing “The Technology Experience Hub”

In addition to our sessions and new this year, the Technology Experience Hub will be open for the duration of the event. Attendees can visit the Tech Hub to enjoy a one-on-one learning environment about the latest technologies driving the finance industry. You can hone your personal tech skills through tips and tricks, ask the experts for technical advice, request a demo or key in on the technology solutions important to your specific business needs.

Speaker Line-Up

At last year’s event, we had some of the biggest thought leaders in the industry on stage sharing their experiences and insights. This year is no different, as we’re bringing you top speakers with innovative business ideas.

speakerWe are excited to have futurist Rebecca Ryan as our keynote. Rebecca is one of America’s most influential thought leaders, helping cities and companies think around the corner to what’s next. She has been named a “Top 100 Most Influent People” by Accounting Today, “Communicator of the Year” by Women in Communication, “Woman of Influence” by Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee and “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. She will take attendees on a journey into the future of business, look ahead at what’s next and suggest ideas for growth.

We’ll also be featuring some of Armanino’s own experts including Matt Armanino, Theresa Brown, Chris Siegfried, Yunna Weinzerl, Jeremy Sucharski, Dean Quiambao, Lori Colvin and more.


EVOLUTION 2016 will take place on November 10th at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. See you there!


If you have questions about the event, contact Callie Baumgartner, Events Coordinator, at

Technology companies face ongoing challenges, from subscription-based accounting issues in the software sector to supply chain disruptions in high tech. Armanino has the practical expertise to meet the industry’s diverse needs. We combine real-world experience with technical skill to help clients solve immediate problems and implement long-term strategies for success.


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