February 22-23, 2019
Jacksonville, FL 
Theme: Inspiring Future Leaders to Leave a Legacy of Excellence

 Welcome to the Southeast Region! The host chapters from the University of Central Florida and Florida State University are planning an exciting meeting with engaging presentations from chapters and professionals, as well as an excellent leadership activity. We look forward to seeing you all in February!  

The Best Practices competition sponsored by Deloitte is an excellent way to display and develop your professional skills. The deadline to submit these abstracts is Friday, January 25th, 2019 by 4 PM CST

For chapters who wish to present in Chapter Operations: Chapter Operations Abstract Form. The due date is Friday, January 11, 2019.

Chapter Operations Topics:

  • Technology Incorporated into Chapters
  • Mentorship
  • Campus Awareness
  • Wild Card topic

We will be collecting school pennants at the regional meetings to create a wall of schools at the 2019 Annual Meeting. There will be a drop-off box at registration.

We hope to see you there!



Friday, February 22 - Saturday, February 23, 2019

Registration Fees

 $110  Early Bird Registration Rate until January 25, 2019
 $125  Regular Registration Rate from January 25 - February 8, 2019 
 $175   Late Registration Rate after February 8, 2019 / Onsite Registration Rate 

Cancellation policy: Cancellations made prior to February 8, 2019, will be refunded. Cancellations received after this date and no-shows will not be refunded. If you encounter an emergency, please contact the conference planner at Keri.Cross@aicpa-cima.com and the request will be forwarded to the Executive Director for refund approval.

Friday, February 22



 11:00am - 5:45pm  Registration
 1:00pm - 1:30pm  Opening Session
 1:30pm - 2:15pm  Plenary Keynote
 2:15pm - 2:45pm   Refreshment Break
 2:45pm - 5:45pm  Leadership Activity
 2:45pm - 4:45pm  Faculty Advisor Round Table
 5:45pm - 6:15pm  Professional Partners and Best Practices Judges Meeting


Saturday, February 23



 7:30am - 8:30am  Attendee Breakfast
 7:30am - 8:30am  Breakfast for Faculty Advisors with Chapter Advocate, Board and Professional Partners
 8:30am - 10:30am  Best Practices Presentations (Sponsored by Deloitte)
 10:30am - 11:00am  Beverage Break
 11:00am - 12:00pm  Chapter Operations
 12:00pm - 1:00pm  Attendee Lunch
 12:00pm - 1:00pm  Lunch for Chapter Presidents, Chapter Advocate, Board and Professional Partners
 1:00pm - 2:00pm  Professional Sessions/Alumni Sessions
 2:05pm - 3:05pm  Professional Sessions/Alumni Sessions
 3:15pm - 3:30pm  Closing Session
 3:30pm  Conference Adjourns

Hotel Accommodations

Meeting Hotel and Accomodations:

Jacksonville Marriott
4670 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Reservations:  904.296.2222


$109/plus applicable taxes, single/double/triple/quad (*Please note there is a limited number of double bed sleeping rooms. Rollaway Cots/Air Mattresses will be provided complimentary upon request). 

**To receive the group rate, please indicate that you are part of the 2019 Beta Alpha Psi Southeast Regional Meeting. The hotel cut off is Friday, February 1, 2019. 

Jacksonville Marriott Website 


Self-parking is complimentary at the Jacksonville Marriott.


Click here.

Things to Do

  • St John's Town Center: this outdoor mall is the heart of shopping and dining in Jacksonville.  
  • Topgolf: compete with your friends to see who can golf the best! 
  • Museum of Science and History: located on the waterfront, they have exhibits on Florida's history, space and more.   

All of these activities are within 15 minutes of the conference hotel


For area attractions, please click here.

Attending Professional Partners 

Firm/Organization Professional Partner
 AFWA  Karyn Hartke
 BDO   Stephanie Tyler
 EY  Paige Sacks
 Fifth Third Bank  Nick Milazzo
 Grant Thornton  Tony Fuller
 NASBA  Alfonze Alexander
 Robert Half  Andy Decker
 RSM US LLP  Jen Shepley 

NEW Service Activity! This year, we will be partnering with the Foundation for Hospital Art. This organization’s mission is to give comfort and hope to those who suffer in hospitals by providing artwork at no cost to hospitals. All students, faculty advisors and professional partners are encouraged to stop by the registration area to paint on pre-drawn, color coded canvases. No artistic experience is needed! Once completed, all canvases will be donated to hospitals.  

Contact the Event Organizer

Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

Since our partnership with Beta Alpha Psi, we have seen the Executive team's support and the success of getting unique opportunities in front of outstanding students within California and beyond.

Isaac Obando
Outreach and Recruitment Manager
California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA)