QuickBooks Connect Adds Alex Rodriguez and Mindy Kaling to Main Stage Speakers

Now in its fifth year, QuickBooks® Connect is bringing star power back to its main stage, with Alex Rodriguez and Mindy Kaling headlining a group of more than 50 inspiring main stage and breakout speakers in San Jose, Calif., Nov. 5-7.

Since its inception in 2014, QuickBooks Connect has welcomed more than 17,000 business leaders and accountants who received actionable insights, resources, tools and connections to grow their practices.

What's in it for Accountants?

Plenty. Through three days of hands-on training courses, sessions and workshops, accountants will be equipped with new technological insights, actionable information and next-level advice to better serve their small business and self-employed clients, and continue to build their role as their trusted advisor.

“QuickBooks Connect is one of our finest examples of how committed QuickBooks is to helping its entire ecosystem on a journey to success,” said Sasan Goodarzi, executive vice president and general manager, Small Business and Self Employed Group. “We look forward to welcoming thousands of accountants, small businesses, entrepreneurs, self-employed, developers and partners to this year’s event, which will bring inspiration from the main stage to main street and breakout sessions.”

Main Stage Speakers

In addition, QuickBooks Connect brings an inspiring lineup of speakers designed to inspire and motivate. This year’s lineup will not disappoint:

  • Alex Rodriguez, founder and CEO of A-Rod Corp: Baseball icon Alex Rodriguez is considered one of the greatest athletes in the world. At QuickBooks Connect, he will discuss valuable life lessons that rule his daily decision-making process, share his best business advice, and explain why following your passion is key to success and survival.
  • Mindy Kaling, actor, writer, producer and director: Mindy Kaling, Emmy®-nominated actress, best-selling author, producer and director, will grace this year’s QuickBooks Connect as a keynote presenter.
  • Dylan Lauren, CEO and Founder of Dylan’s Candy Bar: By merging the worlds of art, fashion and pop culture with candy, Dylan’s Candy Bar has revolutionized the way consumers see candy today.

Other main stage speakers include Alex Banayan and Vinh Giang.

In the past, 97 percent of attendees said they walked away with information they could immediately apply to their practice, and 2018 QuickBooks Connect aims to deliver that again.

Registration Details

As mentioned, the event covers three days. Main Day Passes are available for $299, but those who purchase before Sept. 20, 2018, can receive the early bird price of $199. A full three-day pass is available for $599, or $399 with the early bird discount through Sept. 20 as well. Three-day passes include CPE credits, plus access to the special accountant-focused days on Nov. 5 and 7. Click here for additional details and pricing.