Chapter Highlights at the
35th Annual Congress

Register for the 35th Annual Congress in Orlando to experience a wealth of chapter events including:

Chapter Pictorials

Look for the monitors throughout the Orlando World Center Marriott during the week of Congress showcasing all of the creative and colorful local chapter pictorial presentations that were entered in the 2017 Chapter Pictorial Contest. Each unique photo montage slide show reflects the activities and events APA's individual chapters participated in throughout 2016.

Chapter Hospitality Booth

Stop by and visit with chapter members from the Orlando Chapter. "The Hospitality Booth will have various prizes and giveaways throughout the week such as gift baskets, a raffle for the 2017 The Payroll Source®, and candy," said Nancy Fletcher, CPP, President of the Orlando Chapter.

The Hospitality Booth will donate any Congress bags that attendees will no longer use to the Seminole County Public Schools' Families in Transition. Chapter members will be at the booth to share all the fun and exciting options Orlando has to offer for restaurants, shopping, and must-see local attractions.

Power Hour Workshop Session

Helpful Tips to Promote Chapter Meetings and Events
Susan Baptista, CPP
Tuesday, May 16
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Chapter meetings and events are the backbone to a successful chapter. Prosperous chapter events require careful planning and promotion. This workshop will provide useful tips to help promote these events to your membership and build awareness for the payroll profession.

Susan Baptista, CPP, is the Director of Payroll & HRIS at Arnold/Havas Worldwide. She is President of the Greater Boston Chapter and has held numerous officer positions in the chapter. Susan has received many awards from the APA and is the Region 7 Board of Advisors representative.

Chapter Exchange Reception and Chapter Awards

Wednesday, May 17
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

This annual event is a great opportunity to see what local chapter unity is all about. Dedicated payroll professionals from more than 130 active APA local chapters gather to recognize and learn from one another in this unique, interactive session. At this highly anticipated event, the Chapter Contest Awards will be announced, and everyone will find out who wins the coveted Chapter of the Year Award. All attendees are encouraged to show their chapter spirit. Plus, meet APA's nine Regional Board of Advisors representatives as they facilitate chapter-related discussions.

2017 Statewide or Regional Meetings

Is your chapter organizing a statewide or regional meeting? If so, please submit the Statewide or Regional Meeting Registration Form and submit it to the Chapter Relations Department. Your statewide or regional meeting will be advertised on the APA website and PAYTECHOnline. Plus, you will receive free promotional materials from APA.

For the most current list of 2017 statewide or regional conferences, please visit the Chapter Section of APA's website.

2017 Chapter Study Groups

Register your study group with the Chapter Relations Department today by submitting the Study Group Registration Form and your study group will be advertised on the APA website and PAYTECHOnline. Plus, you will receive free study materials (see form for details).

For the most current list of 2017 Chapter Study Groups, please visit the Chapter Section of APA's website.

Chapter Memo

Register your At the 35th Annual Congress in Orlando, the name of the game is teamwork! The Battle of the Payroll Bands involves five teams of three APA members who are competing monthly against each other in a musical battle to test their teamwork and knowledge of payroll wit. Cheer on and vote for your favorite "band" on the Congress Facebook page!

To contact the Chapter Relations Department, please email [email protected] or call 210-226-4600.


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