2019 North American Annual Conference

Sunday - Wednesday, May 19 - 22, 2019

Fairmont Mayakoba, Cancun, Playa del Carmen Mexico

The annual conference is designed to provide a broad-based overview of relevant topics and current issues, shared opportunities, and provide effective networking for our HLB USA and International member firms through our delightful social events. Our success in producing a high quality network depends on the active involvement of our members.

Networking is our strength and as always we strive to bring together as many people as possible to this annual event. We strongly encourage our member firms to send appropriate partners and future leaders of your firm.

HLB International Executive Committee Meeting May 22 and 23 -
The meeting will commence with lunch on Wednesday, meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m., adjourning at 5:00 p.m. followed by a dinner for delegates and their guest at 7:00 p.m. A full-day meeting will be held on Thursday from 8:30 a.m., lunch at noon, concluding by 2:00 p.m.

We look forward to a full participation from your firm!

Kindly submit your registration by April 18, 2019
We cannot guarantee hotel room availability when registration is submitted after this date. Select the "Register Now" button below to view a full agenda and to register for the conference.

Privacy Policy
The privacy of our delegates and their guests from HLB member firms is very important to us. Please view our Privacy Policy. Note: Statement is in accordance to the General Data Protection Regulations. (GDPR)

Annual Conference Information
Each member firm of HLB USA is pre-billed one (1) delegate to attend. The registration fee for additional U.S members from the same firm and for our HLB International members is $2,800 plus a supplemental fee of $100, totaling $2,900 per delegate.

The registration fee includes the following:

  • 3-nights’ hotel accommodations with daily breakfast. Room nights are for single or double occupancy only. You will find further information during your online registration, in the section of ‘Hotel Accommodations’.
  • Roundtrip airport-hotel transfer in Cancun.
  • Our welcome reception held on Sunday evening May 19
  • 3-days’ of sessions with applicable materials. May 20, May 21, concludes at 12:30 p.m. May 22.
  • Social events and most meals

Session Agenda
Click here to view the conference agenda.

For HLB International Executive Committee Members Only
Your meeting will commence on May 22, concluding by 2:00 p.m. May 23. Once you reach the page to submit your registration, please select payment method “by wire transfer”. This will ensure proper handling of your submission. A separate email confirmation will provide your meeting schedule and details about your hotel reservation

Accompanying Guest
The registration fee is $950, and includes all scheduled social events and an exclusive activity scheduled on May 20.

Your Attendance Will Earn CPE Credits.
Eide Bailly LLP is registered with the sponsor of continuing professional education. State boards of accountancy have final authority in awarding of CPE credit. Inquiries may be addressed to the National Registry of TN, 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org.

Roundtrip airport-hotel transfer in Cancun
** Email your flight itinerary to our HLB USA Conference Planner at mosorio@hlbusa.com **

Please Provide Your Flight Information
Your registration includes exclusive group airport transfer service to and from the Cancun International Airport. This charted service is available only between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on the following dates: May 18, 19 and 22, and May 23 only. If your scheduled flight arrival or departure is outside this schedule, a surcharge of $100 will apply.

Getting There
For information about the airport and airline schedule, click here.

Cancun Airport Information
When securing your flights, the airport is Cancun International Airport; airport code is ‘CUN’. The Fairmont Mayakoba Resort is located within 40-minutes from the airport.

Important Information - - Verify What Is Required to Travel to the Conference
Please be advised, that all delegates who are planning to be present are responsible to verify what is required to travel to the conference location. It is highly recommended to seek the services of a travel agency to avoid any issues prior or during your travel, and we suggest purchasing travel insurance which may protect your travel costs.

Join Our Morning Excursion to the Ruins
Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Time: Morning, half-day tour
Price per person: $170 per person - excludes gratuity for guide and driver, gratuity at your discretion.

Register today for this excursion! Contact mosorio@hlbusa.com

An escorted guided tour of the most interesting of ancient archaeological sites in the area, Tulum. Some of the major structures you will visit are: The Castle, the Temple of the Descending God, and Temple of the Frescoes. You will have free time to explore the white-sand beach below the ruins on this quick but thorough exploration of a Riviera Maya must-see. When your half-day excursion is finished, your air-conditioned motor coach will take you back to Fairmont Mayakoba, giving you the rest of the afternoon to relax, refresh and ready for the Conference Opening Dinner.

Important: Tour duration is inclusive of travel time to tour location. The tour is weather permitting. Tour is subject to the specific minimum requirements; if the tour does not have enough guests to meet their tour requirements, the activity may be rescheduled or cancelled.

Cancellation terms: Right to refund is limited. In the event you must cancel, notification of at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled activity or reservation will be considered nonrefundable. Changes may be considered a cancellation. A confirmation will be delivered to you in a separate email.

Staying before or after the conference? Request Extra Nights at the Hotel
To arrange additional room nights at Fairmont Mayakoba Resort, a request form must be received in our office. Select the link for a copy of our request form. All information must be filled-in including your credit card information.

Additional Room Reservation Request Form
Send completed form by email to mosorio@hlbusa.com or by fax at 612-237-6600 attention: Margie Osorio. A separate email will be delivered once your additional nights are confirmed.

Nightly Room Rate: HLB USA group room per night rate of $239 single/double occupancy plus 19% taxes and $20 resort surcharge for a Signature Casita room offered during three (3) consecutive days for room reservations prior and after the conference. Room rate is for single or double occupancy only and a $20 per person surcharge will apply for triple or quad occupancy room. Our group rate and rooms are subject to availability.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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Helpful links to plan your visit to Cancun:
About the hotel - -  Fairmont Mayakoba Resort
About the location of the hotel - - Fairmont Maykoba Directions and Location
About the hotel guest rooms - - Fairmont Mayakoba Signature Casitas
About the airport - - Cancun International Airport - Airport code: CUN
Plan your trip - -  Get to know Riviera Maya

If you have additional questions, please contact Margie Osorio, HLB USA Conference Planner.