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Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel

5300 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018



Aug 29-30, 2023


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Welcome To The Unique CPA's 3rd Annual Conference

The Unique CPA’s 3rd annual conference is set to make history this year with its highly anticipated first-ever in-person gathering. Take advantage of an exceptional opportunity to experience three days of meaningful discussion and interaction in our nation’s charming Windy City, Chicago, Illinois.

This is your chance to link arms with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and come together for a common purpose – to learn, network, bridge generational gaps, prioritize health, and find success! You don’t want to miss out on the ultimate collaborative conference – see you in Chicago!

Randy Crabtree, Co-Founder and Partner at Tri-Merit, and Host of The Unique CPA Podcast. Check out the Podcast.


Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel 5300 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

Room blocks start at $189 per night for August 28th-30th

Information for booking will be emailed after registration

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Full Conference Access

$ 799

  • Access to entire conference & sessions
  • Earn CPE credits for each session
  • Learn valuable tips to help you succeed in your profession and your life

All-Access Conference Recordings

$ 299

  • For those who can’t attend the conference live
  • Enjoy thoughtful sessions at your convenience
  • Gain access to videos about 1 week after the event concludes

Pre-Conference Workshop

$ 249

  • Subject: The Chief Proactive Advisor: Three Accelerators for Accounting Advisory Services
  • Host: Sean M. Duncan, CPA, and founder of SMD Consulting & Accounting and Chief Proactive Advisors, LLC
  • Date: Monday, August 28th, 2023 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM (CST)

Exhibitor/Sponsor Opportunities

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  • Two Exhibitor Levels are Available
  • Five Sponsorship Levels are Available
  • Additional special sponsorship opportunities available
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Attendees can expect to discover new and innovative ways to improve their work-life balance and promote well-being, both personally and professionally.

With an impressive lineup of industry-leading speakers and educational sessions, attendees will gain insights into the latest trends and innovations in the accounting industry. Participants will delve deep into topics such as mental health, accounting insights, and technology, to name a few.

The conference also offers a variety of networking opportunities specifically designed to promote collaboration and engage with peers. Participants can meet with other professionals from diverse backgrounds, expand their knowledge, and strengthen their connections across the industry.

Overall, TheUniqueCPA’s Annual Conference is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. Come for the education, stay for the connections – and leave with a fresh perspective on what’s possible in the world of accounting.


You’ll learn how to find a better work-life balance by focusing on maintaining good health and reducing stress. Attendees will learn how to define success for themselves and care for their physical, mental, and professional well-being. The conference brings together diverse perspectives to explore how to grow your career while staying healthy and fulfilled in the accounting profession.


Your health and safety are our utmost priority. As we prepare for our upcoming in-person event, we want to share important information regarding COVID-19 precautions.

At Bridging the Gap, we are closely monitoring the evolving situation and following guidelines set forth by health authorities. However, please note that attending any in-person event carries inherent risks related to COVID-19 transmission, even with precautionary measures in place.

Please note that despite our best efforts to create a safe environment, we cannot guarantee a completely risk-free experience. By attending Bridging the Gap, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks associated with COVID-19.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in keeping everyone safe. Let’s come together responsibly and make this event a memorable and enjoyable experience for all. For any further questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our event organizers.

Stay healthy, stay safe!

Bridging the Gap Organizing Team


For questions related to event
registrations, please contact:

Mark Reese

If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, please contact:


1051 Perimeter Drive | Suite 370
Schaumburg | Illinois 60173