The Essential Event

On May 18, 2009, CSCPA brought an exciting new idea to the members: The Essential Event! While this program will be held annually, this year's event revolved around the theme "Destination: Future" and involved renowned futurists Edie Weiner and Rick Richardson, CPA.

The Essential Event was bookended by several other exciting events:

2008-2009 CSCPA President John J. Turgeon, CPA kicks off the day's program in his final act as president.


CSCPA graciously thanks the sponsors of the inaugural Essential Event: Blum Shapiro, Clavette Josselyn & Company, LLC, Harper & Whitefield, P.C., Kostin, Ruffkess & Company, LLC, Lynn Grossman, Wells Fargo Advisors, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, and Schwartz & Hofflick, LLP.


The crowd is all ears.


Rick Richardson, CPA takes the stage from John Turgeon, CPA.


Rick Richardson, CPA presents his technology forecast.



CSCPA Secretary Tom Wood, CPA casts the vote required to officially welcome the 2009-2010 Board of Directors into office.


Futurist Edie Weiner advises the group on how to change their ways of thinking - and offers tips on what this economy is going to do next.


Edie Weiner greets guests after her presentation.