TXCPA Austin and the TXCPA Austin CPE Foundation provide several opportunities to businesses interested in getting involved with area CPAs. The advantages of Corporate Partnerships include:
- Networking with some of the sharpest business leaders in Central Texas.
- Public relations and marketing opportunities at CPA meetings and seminars.
- Special recognition at TXCPA Austin events.
- Corporate recognition on the TXCPA Austin website, monthly e-newsletter and weekly updates to members.
- Web links from the TXCPA Austin website to the sponsoring corporation.
Click here for a list of our sponsors.
There are several events throughout the year with corporate partnerships opportunities:
Donor Restricted Scholarships
In 2004, TXCPA Austin established its Scholarship Fund. Since then, it has awarded tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships to junior, senior and graduate students who plan to become CPAs and enter the accounting profession. TXCPA Austin is pleased to announce it now offers Donor Restricted Scholarships: A person or company may donate directly to a scholarship. For more information, please download our Donor Restricted Scholarship Information Packet (PDF). The deadline for these scholarships is Monday, November 29, 2021.
Free CPE Expo for TXCPA Austin Members Only
TBA • Virtual Event
One way to thank TXCPA Austin members is an annual event proved to be highly popular with CPAs in a variety of fields. Opportunities include vendor booths and lunch sponsors.
2021 Accounting & Finance Leaders Conference
September 23, 2021 • AT&T Conference Center
Formerly known as the CFO/Controllers Conference, you can count on the Leaders in Accounting & Finance Conference for the latest and greatest information on topics of importance for CFOs, Controllers and other business and industry professionals.
2021 Annual Tax Conference
November 4 & 5, 2021 • Norris Conference Center
This two day conference is the largest event produced by the TXCPA Austin CPE Foundation. This conference is developed by tax professionals for tax professionals and includes the most up-to-date tax topics for practitioners advising individuals, families and businesses.
LEAP Casino Night & Costume Party
TXCPA Austin’s robust Leaders Emerging in the Accounting Profession (LEAP) is a group of emerging CPAs, CPA candidates, accounting students and other up and coming professionals focused on career development, growth, leadership, networking and making a contribution to TXCPA Austin, the profession and the community. The annual casino night hosted by LEAP invites all TXCPA Austin members and other professional assoc11iations for an evening of fun and a chance to win prizes.
December 2021 • TBA
The TXCPA Austin Holiday Party is always so much fun as an after-work networking event at no charge to the members. Food is provided and a toy drive for SAFE Alliance is held. Sponsorships subsidize the cost of food and entertainment.
Annual Meeting of Members & Election of Officers
January 2022 • TBA
The Annual Meeting of Members and Election of Officers is always a very important event as we elect our TXCPA Austin leaders for the next fiscal year. Sponsorships for member meetings are $500 and include lunch for two representatives from your company, a booth and a five minute presentation to the audience.
Scholarship Fundraising Dinner
This one-of-a-kind event encompasses aspects many professionals want out of an association: Networking, Continuing Education Credit, Community Involvement and Fun! At the same time, money is being raised to support the TXCPA Austin CPE Foundation Scholarship Fund.
Bowl-a-Thon Scholarship Fun-Raiser
The Bowl-a-Thon is a family-friendly event. Participants are encouraged to form teams and there are several sponsorship opportunities from $100 to $500 available to help underwrite the event. Two hours of bowling, shoes and snacks will be provided to all bowlers. Individual prizes will be distributed and children will receive goodie bags for participating.
Wine Tasting Scholarship Fundraiser – This event is usually scheduled in late Fall/early Spring. It is a fun event where all attendees enjoy wine samples, hors d’oeuvres, networking and will be given a chance to win great door prizes.
Networking Events – Typically two larger after-work events are scheduled shortly following the major tax deadlines of April 15 and October 15. Corporate sponsorships subsidize the cost of food for the members.
Newsletter – The TXCPA Austin’s e-newsletter is published monthly to more than 3,000 CPAs and business professionals in the greater Austin area. Sponsorship opportunities range from traditional business card-type placement to full newsletter sponsorship. Click here for details or contact Linda Messing.
Volunteer Appreciation Party – TXCPA Austin could not get anything accomplished without the assistance of its wonderful member volunteers. A party to thank them is given in either April or May. Corporate partnerships subsidize the fees associated with food and entertainment.
Monthly Free CPE Programs – CPE is the biggest benefit to TXCPA Austin members and normally a two to four-hour course is offered per month. Many corporate sponsors are interested in presenting an educational course and providing breakfast or lunch as well. The TXCPA Austin CPE Foundation helps accredit and market the course to CPAs in the Austin area.
Other Opportunities may include sponsoring our softball team, Future CPA/Student and New CPA events, required Ethics courses and a variety of other activities planned throughout the year.
If you would like to sponsor one of the above-mentioned events or have an idea for sponsorship, please contact Kaira Tanwar.
ABOUT THE TXCPA AUSTIN
TXCPA Austin was organized on January 19, 1939 with eight members. Today, TXCPA Austin has more than 2,200 members and serves CPAs in 13 Central Texas Counties: Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Gillespie, Hays, Kimble, Lee, Llano, Mason, Menard, Travis and Williamson.
TXCPA Austin is a nonprofit voluntary professional organization whose members are licensed Texas CPAs. Professionally, 45% of our members practice public accounting, 27% work in industry and 7% work in education or government.
We provide affordable, quality continuing professional education (CPE) for CPAs and their staff and support the programs of the TXCPA Austin CPE Foundation.
Other benefits of membership include discounts for various programs and services, networking opportunities, active referral service and resume bank.
The TXCPA Austin Training Facility is also available for rent.
If you would like to sponsor an event or have an idea for sponsorship, please contact Kaira Tanwar.