Helps Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses, Accountants and Developers
Reach for the Cloud and Take Their Business to the Next Level
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2014--
Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), a 30-year old startup with a rich ecosystem
of more than five million small business customers, announced plans to
host its first-ever QuickBooks Connect conference, offering
entrepreneurs, small business owners, accountants and developers a
unique experience to come together, be inspired and get growing.
Scheduled for Oct. 21-23, in San Jose, Calif., QuickBooks Connect will
unlock new opportunities for its attendees, both Intuit customers and
non-customers. The conference will draw a wide range of participants,
from first-time entrepreneurs to established small businesses and
accountants. It is also expected to attract software developers
interested in learning more about using the power of Intuit QuickBooks
“We’ve been helping small businesses for more than 20 years and know how
powerful our ecosystem can be when you connect all the pieces and
players,” said Dan Wernikoff, senior vice president and general manager
of Intuit’s Small Business Group. “QuickBooks Connect brings together
these parts for the first time, giving attendees the chance to meet the
people, see the cloud technology and get the advice they need to thrive.”
The main stage program will include Intuit president and CEO Brad Smith,
Founder Scott Cook and entrepreneur and TV star Bill Rancic.
Entrepreneurs changing the face of their industries including Debbie
Sterling of GoldieBlox and Tristan Walker of Walker & Co. and Code2040,
will also be featured. Additionally, the event will offer breakout
tracks tailored for attendees’ specific interests, including:
Entrepreneurs looking to turn their idea into a reality will
get the information and make connections they need on everything from
perfecting a business pitch to securing funding.
Small businesses trying to take the next step toward growth and
success will hear from expert speakers and attend hands-on workshops
that will provide advice on topics ranging from hiring to marketing
and financial fitness.
Accountants embracing the future of cloud accounting will learn
about new product breakthroughs and get tips on how to save time and
grow their practice, earning continuing professional education credits
along the way.
Developers wanting to solve important customer problems
leveraging QuickBooks data will see how to build and support apps on
the rapidly growing, global Intuit Partner Platform and drive customer
Early Registration Discount
Attendees can begin registering today at www.QuickBooksConnect.com
to take advantage of early bird pricing of $169. After July 31, the cost
will be $199. The price covers the main conference pass, with some pre
and post conference activities available at an additional cost. More
details, including added speakers, specific track sessions and unique
experiences will be announced soon.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. creates business and
financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for
small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals.
Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, Quicken®
and TurboTax®, which make
it easier to manage small
businesses and payroll
finance, and tax
preparation and filing. Mint.com
provides a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their
money, while Demandforce®
offers marketing and communication tools for small businesses. ProSeries®
and Lacerte® are Intuit's
leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of $4.2 billion in its fiscal year
2013. The company has approximately 8,000 employees with major offices
in the United States, Canada,
the United Kingdom, India and
other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.
Source: Intuit Inc.
Elisabeth Gettelman, 650-944-2116
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