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Which UK Accounting and Fintech Events to Attend?

Rob Brown and Lucy Cohen of Mazuma discuss FOMO and the lure of various different UK accounting and fintech events plus how to choose which ones to attend.

It’s the “UK Matters in Accounting” show, every Thursday to 150 countries and 30,000 accounting practitioners, fintech specialists and influencers in the accountancy, CPA and bookkeeping space.

In today’s episode 20, “Which UK Accounting and Fintech Events to Attend?” with special guest Lucy Cohen, founder of innovative UK accounting firm Mazuma.

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Key takeaways from this episode include:

the reason Lucy did not go to Accountex North in Manchester, but wishes that she did

how accountants and fintech professionals can make better decisions about which events and awards ceremonies to attend

the importance of setting the right intentions and objectives to make your time worthwhile in attending events

how easy it is not to take any action to implement the information and ideas you get from accounting and fintech events

why nobody really gets paid to attend conferences and events, but they are rewarded on the results of that attendance

the ‘third third third rule’ for making attendance of business events really count when it comes to investing valuable time

when it’s okay to have a jolly and have fun at a business event in today’s challenging world

some of the strategic objectives you can set before deciding to invest time and money attending a business conference or expo

what to consider if you decide not to go to an event and what impact your absence might have on your corporate or personal brand

how ‘schadenfreude’ leads some people to lie to others and themselves to justify going to a certain event or on a certain trip

shout out to ProNation, the accounting community newly launched by 3 of the most respected accounting firm owners


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