NSA’s Annual Convention August 22-25 in Minneapolis

NSA’s 73rd Annual Convention is coming to Minneapolis on August 23 through August 25, 2018!

NSA is excited to announce the 73rd Annual Convention in Minneapolis this coming August. Like every NSA event, attendees can expect excellent education programs as well as social and networking time.  Prior to the opening of the convention, we kick off the week with the popular NSA EA Exam Review Course from Monday, August 20 - Wednesday, August 22.

This year’s Leadership, Networking Conference & Legislative Strategy Meeting will be held from Wednesday, August 22 to Friday, August 24, in conjunction with Annual Convention programming.

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday will be dedicated time for continuing education focusing on topics including the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, identity theft, cyber security and how to protect your practice, plus estates, gifts, trusts and more. Earn up to 16 hours CPE and get the well-rounded education you don’t have access to anywhere else.

Registration Information
Early Bird DiscountPostmarked By:After July 15
Full Conference
NSA Member:$725
2- Day Package
NSA Member:$499
Leadership Networking/Legislative Strategy
Package Registration 8/22 & 8/23:
CPE Only$400

Your Full Registration Package is All-Inclusive! You Get:

  • Earn up 16 Hours of CPE
  • LNC Sessions
  • Fabulous 50’s Welcome Reception
  • Awards Luncheon
  • Three Continental Breakfasts
  • Wine & Cheese Reception
  • Dessert Reception
  • Installation Reception and Banquet

2-Day Package
2-Day Package includes programs offered on the days selected:

Thursday, August 23

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Awards Luncheon
  • Business Session
  • Cyber Security CPE Sessions (4 hours)
  • LNC Sessions
  • Wine & Cheese Reception

Friday, August 24

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act CPE (4 hours)
  • Dessert Reception

Saturday, August 25

  • Continental Breakfast
  • 8 Hours CPE: The Long and Winding Road - How Accountants can Assist their Clients Achieve Tax Heaven
  • Installation Reception and Banquet

Leadership Networking/Legislative Strategy Package
The Leadership Networking/Legislative Strategy Conference (LNC) Package includes:

Wednesday, August 22

  • LNC Sessions
  • Fabulous 50’s Welcome Reception

Thursday, August 23

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Awards Luncheon
  • LNC Sessions
  • Wine & Cheese Reception

CPE Package
The CPE Only Package includes continuing education sessions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Earn up to 16 hours of CPE

  • Cyber Security Thursday: 4 hours
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: 4 hours
  • The Long and Winding Road will Come to an End: How Accountants can Assist their Clients Achieve Tax Heaven (8 hours)

Spouse/Guest Package
The Spouse/Guest Registration Package includes:

  • Continental Breakfasts
  • Fabulous 50’s Welcome Reception
  • Wine & Cheese Reception
  • Dessert Reception
  • Awards Luncheon
  • Installation Reception and Banquet

The Spouse/Guest Package is intended for guests of  NSA members and is not available to NSA members.


  • Includes all meal functions
Register Now

Download a registration form.

Hotel Information

Marriott Hotel City Center

30 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Room Rate: $159
Reserve Online
Ask for the National Society of Accountants Room Rate
Reserve your room by July 30, 2023 to receive the discounted group rate.

Experience the spacious style of Minneapolis Marriott City Center. Our pet-friendly hotel welcomes guests with generous rooms and suites, excellent service and a premium downtown location. Relax into your Minneapolis, Minnesota getaway when you arrive at your oasis-like room or suite. Every room features stunning views of the Twin City skyline, plush bedding, convenient plug-in panels, Wi-Fi access and ergonomic workstations.

NSA Super Shuttle Discount
Van Service: save $2.00 off  one-way / $4.00 off round trip
EXECUCAR: Save $5.00 off one-way / $10.00 off round trip
Reserve Online
Or go directly to www.supershuttle.com and enter the code 4RTW2



8:00am –  EA Exam Review Course Part 1: Individuals



8:00am – EA Exam Review Course Part 2: Businesses



8:00am - EA Exam Review Course Part 2: Businesses

9:00am - NSA Board of Governors Meeting

1:00pm - EA Exam Review Course Part 3: Representation, Practices and Procedures

1:00pm - LNC Programming

6:30pm - Fabulous 50’s Party



7:00am - Continental Breakfast

8:00am - NSA Business Session

11:45am - Awards Luncheon

12:00pm - Voting Opens

1:30pm - Cybersecurity for Tax Professionals: Karen Brehmer

1:30pm - LNC Programming

3:20pm - IT Security Protections EVERY Business Must Have in Place: Chris Benson

5:00pm - Wine & Cheese Dine Around Reception



6:45am - Scholarship Walk

7:00am - Continental Breakfast

7:30am - District Networking Sessions

8:45am - Voting Closes

9:15am - NSA Business Session

1:15pm - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Who are the Winners and Losers? Timothy Sundstrom, CPA, CFP

8:00pm - Dessert Reception Honoring Incoming President Christine Freeland



7:00am - Continental Breakfast

8:00am - The Long and Winding Road Will Come to an End: How Accountants Can Assist Their Clients to Achieve Tax Heaven: Beanna J. Whitlock, EA, CSA

6:00pm - Closing Night Reception

7:00pm - Installation Banquet

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