CCH User Conference 2009 Provides One-of-a-kind Opportunity to Connect for Success

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., May 5, 2009) – The CCH User Conference 2009 for tax and accounting professionals will take place October 25-28, at the Gaylord National® Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. near Washington, D.C. This one-of-a-kind event brings together leading practitioners and industry authorities to connect with one another, share best practices, explore industry trends and help firms innovate with intelligent solutions to increase profitability and growth. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (

“The CCH User Conference has established itself as the best in the profession, and our 2009 event will show you why,” said CCH President Mike Sabbatis. “It’s four days of learning and networking that delivers 365 days of improved performance and productivity.”

“There’s no more effective and efficient way to access the depth and breadth of timely and practical information, education and expertise than this single Conference,” said Sabbatis. “The benefits begin the day you arrive, and keep delivering throughout the year as attendees leverage connections, knowledge and best practices to strengthen client relationships and improve performance.”

Conference highlights include:

  • Keynote addresses from industry leaders on topics vital to every tax and accounting professional, including leadership, innovation and technology;
  • CPE-accredited education sessions and panel discussions on practical business issues and successful strategies;
  • Interactive roundtable discussions on hot topics;
  • Peer-to-peer networking sessions, where attendees connect with one another about successful best practices;
  • Showcases featuring integrated software and research applications to help professionals connect with tools that build greater profitability and success;
  • Informative sessions to help attendees get the most out of new CCH product features and enhancements, with product update sessions and hands-on training; and more.

A Community of Professionals

The event brings together at one time, in one place, a wealth of information, insights and solutions and provides access to peers from top-performing firms of all sizes. Conference attendees will be part of a community of leading professionals sharing real-life best practices.

“The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Get Connected,’ and I think anyone would tell you that getting connected with other leading professionals is one of the greatest benefits of the CCH User Conference,” said Sabbatis. “Whether the topic is connecting with colleagues to leverage expertise, connecting applications to streamline workflow and knowledge sharing or connecting remotely to work, someone there can share practical insights and best practices that you can apply and benefit from immediately. Attendees agree it’s one of the most productive ways of getting up to speed on industry trends and revitalizing your practice.”

Attendees also have the opportunity of connecting with CCH executives and senior product management, editorial and development teams to help shape new products and drive product enhancements. The Conference serves as an ideal forum for professionals to share with CCH the evolving opportunities and challenges they face so CCH can continue to serve them with the most accurate information and advanced technology.

2009 Conference Builds on Success

Since its inaugural event, CCH has set the standard for a tax and accounting user conference, now drawing over 1,000 tax professionals annually. Overwhelmingly, 2008 attendees said they would attend future conferences, with many bringing with them additional members of their firm.

“The 2009 conference will be a great event bringing together intelligent people, solutions and technology to help firms rise to the challenges they face and make sure they’re connected with everything they need for success,” said Sabbatis.

For More Information

The CCH User Conference 2009 will be October 25-28, at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., near Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit or call 1-800-739-9998, then select option 1, followed by option 2.

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® TeamMate, CorpSystem®, CCH® IntelliConnect™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal, and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer had 2008 annual revenues of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 35 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Visit for information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.

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