Here’s some feedback about what delegates from the 2019 Alternative Accountancy Strategic IT Conference told us they liked about the event:

  • The whole conference was very enjoyable, great speakers, and friendly delegates, one of the best I’ve been to. Whole format was good with short sharp slots delivered by speakers who clearly knew what they were talking about. (S. Pinion, Scrutton Bland LLP)
  • Networking with other similar sized and forward-thinking practices. Great choice of comedians too! (S. Slade, Easons)
  • Hearing about the developments and new revenue streams of other firms. Being able to have open and honest, facilitated discussions. (S. Parkhouse, Albert Goodman)
  • …the afternoon breakout sessions were the most useful. (M. Moore, Whittingham Riddell)
  • Hearing from other firms with similar challenges and about solutions. (J. Booty, Bulley Davey Limited)
  • The importance given to data – finally. (S. Shah, MLR)
  • It was very well organized, everything ran smoothly. Great networking space, dinner and entertainment. (Shanaya, ICAEW)
  • Open, honest networking and sharing of war stories. Excellent key notes. (B. Smith, Ecovis Wingrave Yeats)
  • Format, structure, content speakers. (R. De Main, Haines Watts)
  • Neuroscience talk – networking. (E. O’Rourke, Ashtons Legal)
  • Meeting other peers who are facing similar problems and decisions to be made. (O. Flint, Smith Cooper)
  • It was a very relaxed and open event where delegates and sponsors could talk freely and openly about issues, challenges and potential solutions. (H. Johnson, Accounting Insights)
  • The ability to network with other mid-tier firms and to allow an open dialogue of best practice and issues around IT. The speakers generate lots of interesting topics which can be further discussed at the round tables and during networking breaks. (S. Brown, Tait Walker)
  • Excellent keynotes 2. Breakouts were a great opportunity to hear others’ experiences of the journeys we wish to embark on or are already going through and discuss the challenges and successes that they and we have had along the way.   3. Speaking to sponsors and networking with other delegates. (K. Grant, Menzies LLP)
  • Insightful, informative and meaningful content. (S. Kamalia, Wilson Wright)
  • Hearing that the larger accountancy firms had made the same decision as I had on their choice of practice software – namely Microsoft tools. (J. Pillow, Pillow May Ltd)
  • It was very well organized, everything ran smoothly. Great networking space, dinner and entertainment. (Shanaya, ICAEW)
  • Breakout sessions are always instructive. Some very good speakers. Relevant topics. Good venue, food & organisation. Excellent comedian! (J. Woodward, PKF Francis Clark)