32nd Annual Congress
Only Weeks Away

The 32nd Annual Congress,
May 13-17 in Minneapolis, is only several short weeks away! Be sure to visit to secure last-minute registration for this year's highly anticipated payroll and accounts payable conference. features online resources such as the schedule-at-a-glance, which allows you to plan your educational and networking experience. Other features include available issues of Congress Today, APA's on-site daily Congress newsletter, perfect for first-time attendees who want a feel for what Congress has in store. Minneapolis-area maps are also available on the site so that attendees can plan the most dynamic experience while attending this year's event.

Also, you can learn more about this year's Congress from the Know Before You Go section of the APA website. Here, you'll find a wealth of information about the event along with an informative, humorous video.

The 32nd Annual Congress is shaping up to be the best yet! The annual payroll extravaganza will feature more than 180 different workshops over four-and-a-half days. And what would Congress be without the world's largest payroll, accounts payable, and finance Expo with more than 100 exhibitors and numerous networking and motivational opportunities?

Visit today and get excited about this year's Congress in Minneapolis!

Award-Winning Virtual Congress Boasts New Features

The 5th Annual Virtual Congress & Expo, an online companion to the Annual Congress, is set for May 21-22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. The event, which won a FAME award for Best 2013 Virtual Event, will continue to deliver the same benefits previous attendees have come to rely on along with some new perks.

New for 2014, the Virtual Congress & Expo has expanded to two days. The web event will feature five workshops exclusive to Virtual Congress attendees as well as the opportunity to earn up to eight Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs). And as always, participants will have access to the full-service Expo Hall to visit with our exclusive payroll and AP vendors and learn about the latest product and service solutions available.

Visit to learn more about the 5th Annual Virtual Congress & Expo and to register.

Improve Your Organization's
Overall Strategy

Implementing a best practices strategy is key for any organization looking to grow, but implementing new procedures can be daunting. Learn how to choose a strategy that works for your organization as well as how to integrate it with APA's Implementing Payroll Best Practices.

Starting June 2 in Las Vegas, Implementing Payroll Best Practices will help you develop a best practices plan to take back and implement at your places of business. The course will examine organizational structures and models, processes, compliance issues, internal controls, methods of service delivery, corporate culture and staffing, and technology.

You will also learn to better understand customer needs, obtain support in implementing your new best practices, and determine ROI for proposed process changes. Plus, actual case studies will help you better understand the issues you will face in selecting and implementing your payroll best practices plan.

Commit to improving your organization's overall strategy -- register for Implementing Payroll Best Practices!

Two-Day Course Delivers Enhanced Payroll Training

APA's two-day Advanced Payroll Concepts course increases ROI through enhanced payroll training and heightened ability to prepare Forms W-2c and 941-X. It also includes complex benefits issues, an expatriate taxation overview, unemployment insurance, payroll systems, payroll auditing, and leadership concepts.

Upcoming courses include April 28-29 in Chicago and June 2-3 in Houston. Attendees will explore topics such as FLSA employee classification, Family and Medical Leave Act time-off management from the payroll perspective, and payroll processes compliance audit.

Additionally, registration includes free pre- and post-class assessments using the Knowledge Assessment Calculator.Receive essential training on fringe benefit taxation and reporting requirements -- register for Advanced Payroll Concepts today!


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