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Contents2The Florida Institute of CPAs is proud to bring to you the 27th Annual Accounting Show.2 Contents3 Dates and Times4 2012 Sponsorship Opportunities5 2012 Advertising Opportunities6 Exhibitors at Recent FICPA TradeShows7 Exhibitor Application/Contract8 Terms of ContractYour Booth Package Includes:❯A 10’x10’ booth space❯FREE Show attendee mailing labels (uponrequest, post show)❯6-foot draped table, 2 chairs and a wastebasket❯Back/side drape❯Complimentary Thursday afternoon horsd'oeuvre reception in the exhibit hall forparticipants and exhibitors❯Two exhibitor lunch tickets per day❯200 complimentary pre-show postcards(upon request)Every FICPA trade show features:❯Receptions, breaks and desserts served in the hall❯Internet Café for attendees on the show floor❯Public prize announcements throughout the day

Dates and Times3Sept. 20-21, 2012Ft. LauderdaleBroward County Convention CenterThe 27th Annual Accounting Show will be held Sept.20-21, 2012, at the Ft. Lauderdale/Broward CountyConvention Center. This show is a perfect opportunityto get the most for your money. With more than 1,000south Florida accounting professionals typicallyattending, where else can you meet such a largenumber of Florida decision makers in the accountingprofession?Our experienced, professional staff provide a top-notchshow with benefits including free client postcards, anattendee list, and events including receptions andgiveaways that provide a constant flow of exhibit-floortraffic.Move-In:Wednesday, Sept. 19 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.Show Days/Times:Thursday, Sept. 20 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.Friday, Sept. 21 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.Move-Out:Friday, Sept. 21 2:00-6:00 p.m.More traffic on the show floor means more leads for you. We want to help you grow to yourselling potential. Register today to be an exhibitor with the Florida Institute of CPAs!An overwhelming majority of showattendees are purchasing decision makers!Where do they come from?68%70%Public AccountingAttendees withBuying Power16%Attendees withBuying Input21%Industry14%Other FinancialProfessionals6%5%Other FinancialProfessionals Government

2012 Sponsorship Opportunities4Sept. 20-21, 2012Ft. LauderdaleBroward County Convention CenterThe following sponsor’s benefits are based on the dollar contribution of the sponsor per show:EventRefreshment BreakDessertContinental BreakfastParkingLunchSleeping Room Keycards (up to 1,000 keys)Cocktail ReceptionInternet CafeSponsorship Amount 1,000 per break 2,500 per day 2,500 per day 4,000 5,000 per day 5,000 5,750 7,000 1000 - 2,499 5,000 - 6,999 Above benefits plus Advertising on trade show bags to be distributed to all trade show Recognition in one issue of Florida CPA Today magazine(circulation more than 19,000) Recognition in the show programparticipants One booth at the show you are sponsoring(all show attendees receive this program) Signage at the show 7,000 and up 2,500 - 3,499 Above benefits plus Internet Café – a sponsored computer-network that allows Above benefits plus A photos of your booth in Florida CPA Today magazine Half-page black and white ad in the show programattendees to check e-mail from the show floor for free Additional half-page black and white ad in Florida CPA Today(Artwork must be submitted by Aug. 5, 2012magazine (editor’s choice of placement and issue) Sponsored Link on www.ficpa.org for three months 3,500 - 4,999(certain restrictions apply) Above benefits plus Company logo and name on inside cover of all show CPE manuals(more than 1,200 distributed electronically) Half-page color ad in Florida CPA Today magazine (editors choiceof placement and issue) Please indicate the event(s) you wish to sponsor below and complete the form. Mail this completed form toFICPA, ATTN: Drew Miller, P.O. Box 5437, Tallahassee, Florida 32314-5437.Company Name:Contact:Booth Number(s):Event I Want to Sponsor at the 27th Annual Accounting Show:Phone: ()FAX #: ()Amount Enclosed: Method of Payment Check Enclosed: Make check payable to “FICPA” Credit Card:Card Number:Card Verification Value Code (CVV): (3 or 4 digit code):Cardholder Name:Signature:Credit Card Billing Address:City: Visa MasterCard American ExpressState:Your application will be reviewed by the FICPA. If accepted, a confirmation letter will be sent to you. DiscoverExp. Date:ZIP:

2012 Advertising Opportunities5Sept. 20-21, 2012Ft. LauderdaleBroward County Convention CenterReserve your space now to advertise in the 27th Annual Accounting Show program! The program, given toall attendees and guests, contains Continuing Professional Education schedules, exhibitor listing (both byalphabet and booth number), trade show floor plan and general show information. Take advantage of thismarketing opportunity!Program Size: 5½” x 8½” (full page - outside dimensions)Ad SizeDimensionsPriceFull-pageHalf-page4½ x 7½4½ x 3¾ 550 325 Artwork must be submitted by Aug. 5, 2012, for the 27th Annual Accounting Show program to makethe program printing deadlines. Artwork: Digital file on disk or email to Angie Harris at [email protected] prefer the artwork to be sent in press-quality PDF format, but any of these formats are acceptable:QuarkXPress, InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop (no Word or JPEG files, please) Full payment must accompany the artwork and the form below. Program Advertisement Order FormCompany Name:Representative Name:Address:City/State/ZIP:Phone: ()FAX #: ( Ad size:) Ad size:Full-page @ 550Half-page @ 325Method of Payment Check Enclosed: Make check payable to “FICPA” Credit Card:Card Number:Card Verification Value Code (CVV): (3 or 4 digit code):Cardholder Name:Signature:Credit Card Billing Address:City: Visa MasterCard American ExpressState: DiscoverExp. Date:ZIP:(if different from above)Your application will be reviewed by the FICPA. If accepted, a confirmation letter will be sent to you.Return this form to the FICPA by July 15, 2012, for the 27th Annual Accounting Show program. Make checks payable to FICPA,ATTN: Drew Miller, P.O. Box 5437, Tallahassee, FL 32314-5437. You may direct any questions to Drew Miller at (850) 224-2727,Ext. 270.

Exhibitors at Recent FICPA Trade ShowsADAccounting Practice SalesAccounting PrincipalsAccounting Transitions Advisors, LLCAccretive Solutions, Inc.Acct1st Technology Group LLCADP Small Business SerivcesAdvanced Settlements, Inc.Affordable ChecksAICPA Insurance ProgramsAICPA/CPA2BizAjilon Finance and Ajilon SolutionsAim Solutions LLCAlbion Accounting & Finance SolutionsAlliant GroupAlpha Financial SoultionsAmerican Financial SolutionsAmerican Ribbon & Toner Co.Ameriprise FinancialAMPRO- Alliance of Multi-DisciplinaryProfessionalsAmTrust BankAsset Preservation, Inc.Attain Mortgage, Inc.Daily Business ReviewDoc. ItDocuLex, Inc.DocumenTechnologies (Xerox)Drake SoftwareMM.R.S. Company LimitedMacdonald Consulting Group, Inc.Magic Financial Services, Inc.Mango Bay MortgageMass Mutual/DBS Financial GroupMcBee, Inc.EMDwerks, Inc.Edward JonesMeadows Business Systems, Inc.eFileCabinetMercantile BankEGP, Inc.Merrill Lynch-HeathrowEllen Erenstein & AssociatesMetLifeEngineered Tax ServiceMicrosoft CorporationEnterprise Risk Management, Inc.Milner Voice & DataEntrustMonroe Systems for Business, Inc.Envision for Non ProfitsMorgan Parker StaffingE-piphany Technologies, Inc.Morgan Stanley- Palm BeacheSiloMPHASISExeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLCMR Valuation Consulting, LLCFFairvalue Advisors c/o Valmark Appraisal Muriel Siebert & Co., Inc.NFDN CommunicationsNational Center for ProfessionalFidelity Federal Bank and TrustEducation, Inc.Fifth Third BankNational Compliance ServicesFinancial MicroSystems, Inc.National Conference of CPA PractitionersFirst Alliance Mortgage Corp.BNational Payment CorporationFirst Bank FloridaBanco Popular North AmericaNELCOFirst Southern BankBank of AmericaNetcleanse TechnologiesFlorida Atlantic UniversityBankAtlanticNetsirk Technologies, Inc.Florida Business Incorporators, LLCBankUnitedNew England Financail-OrlandoFlorida DBPR/Board of AccountancyBaytree Associates, Inc.Florida Department of Financial Services New York LifeBecker Professional ReviewNewman Cohen FinancialFranchise Advisors, Inc.Benservco, Inc.Management, Inc.Bibby Financial Services (Southeast), Inc. FrankCrumNewtek Finanacial Information SystemsGBind-It of FloridaNorth American Professional LiabilityBisk Education, Inc.G.A.G Technologies, Inc.Insurance AgencyBISYS Insurance Services- Coral Springs Gelbwaks Insurance ServicesNorth Star Weath Advisors, Inc.Genworth FinancialBlue Cross Blue Shield of FloridaNorthwestern Mutual Financail NetworkBNA\Tax Management, Inc.GevityNova Southeastern UniversityBranch Banking & Trust "BB&T"Globalforce International, Inc.NumberCruncherBreckenridge Business BrokersGreat American Life Long-TermBrookstreet Securites CorporationCare InsuranceOOasis OutsourcingBusiness Data Transfer ServiceGreatland CorporationBusiness Synergy Technologies d/b/aOcean BankGuardian Advisors, LLCOffice DepotbystechGulf Coast Financial CorporationCHOffice Tools ProCAMICO Mutual Insurance CompanyHennessey CapitalOrlando National BankCapital ConfirmationHerbert H. Landy Insurance Agency, Inc. PCareerBank.comHerbert J. Sim & Co.PaperMatters/Division of Mac Papers, Inc.CCH, a Wolters Kluwer businessHSBC Bank USA N.A.Paragon Financial GroupCFS Tax Software, Inc.Hunter HollisPaychex, Inc.Choice Mortgage BankIPaycor Payroll ServicesICS, Inc.CIT Small Business LendingPayCycle, Inc.IDEAL Consulting, Inc.Citi Mortgage, IncPayMaster Payroll ServiceING Financial PartnersCitibankPCE Investment BankersInstitutional Life Settlement AdvisorsCitrine TechnologiesPenn Mutual Life Insurance CompanyIntercept EFTCoaxis ASPPensco Trust CompanyIntercredit BankColonial Bank, N.A.Pension Investors Corporation of Orlando, Inc.InterDyn-CFO ConsultingCommerce BankPension ProfessionalsInterlogic Outsourcing, Inc.Commercial Logic, Inc.PEO ProfessionalsInter-Tel TechnologiesPerryman & Associates, Inc.CompuPay, Inc.Intuit, Inc.PrimePay of FloridaComputhinkInvestment Property ExchangeProfessional Accounting SalesConsultis- Finance & AccountingServices, Inc.Progressive Employer ServicesConverged Solutions and ServicesProHorizonsCordis Corporation - A Johnson & Johnson IronStone BankPrudential Select BrokerageCompanyJCost Segregation Studies, Inc.James Moore & Co.QCosta Financial SecuritiesJP Morgan/ChaseQuantum Engineering Associates, Inc.CPA Mutual Insurance CompanyKQuoteWorksof America Risk RetentionKforce Finance & Accounting StaffingRCPAlliance/Chas P. Smith & Associates,Kramer Professional Staffing, Inc.Raymond James & Associates PA, CPAsLCoral GablesCreative Financial Services ofLegacy Wealth Management/LinscoReal Estate Exchange ServicesTampa Bay, Inc.Real Time Accounting, Inc.Private LedgerCreekmore Insurance Group, Inc.Liberty MutualReal Time BookkeepingCrossley Shear / Raymond JamesLife Insurance Settlements, Inc.Regent BankFinancial ServicesLife of the Southwest (LSW)Renkemeyer, Campbell & Weaver LLPCSRSILiquid CapitalResource AccountingCU Business Capital, LLCRiverplace Capital ManagementLoanWell Financial CorporationLynn Wellness Group. Inc.Riverside National BankRobert Half InternationalRochdale Investment ManagementRogers, Gunter, Vaughn Insurance, Inc.SSage SoftwareSareen Franchise Systems, LLCSaxon Tax Software, Inc.SCSI Business SolutionsSegue StaffingSmith BarneySnelling SearchSource Media - AccountantsMedia GroupSouth Florida Recruiters, Inc.South Palm Financial Services, LLCSouthWare Innovations, Inc.Spectrus Real Estate GroupSpherionStacy Kagan Allstate AgencyStanley, Stuart, Yoffee & Hendrix, Inc.Starker Services, Inc.-Los GatosSterling BankStrategic Advisors AllianceStrategic Outsourcing, Inc.SunTrust BankSunwest Professional EmployersTTax Wise, Inc.Taxpayer Advocate ServiceTaxWorksTCS GroupTech CMTemecula Valley BankTerranova CorporationThe Bollinger GroupThe CPA Technology AdvisorThe Florida Council on CompulsiveGambling, Inc.The International Bank of Miami, N.A.The Kotter GroupThe Mack Group, Inc.The Medallion GroupThe Pension StudioThe Shafe Group, Inc.Thomson Tax & Accounting CS Professional SuiteThomson Tax & Accouting - EnterpriseThomson Tax and Accounting Research & GuidanceTimberline SoftwareTimcor Exchange CorporationTime Plus Payroll ServicesTimeValue SoftwareTLRTOA Solutions IncToshiba Business Solutions - FloridaTranscontinental Lending Group JacksonvilleTransworld Business Brokers, LLCTrugman Valuation Associates, Inc.TrustfileUUnibind, Inc.United Bank Card, Inc.Universal Tax Systems, Inc.,a CCH business/ATXUPS CapitalUS LECUSL Jewelry & Gifts.VVertical Lend, Inc.Visual Software Systems, Inc.WWachovia Exchange Services, Inc.Wachovia SecuritiesWelton Street Investments LLCWilliam C. Miller & AssociatesXXcentricXpitax/XCM SolutionsZZions Small Business Finance6

Exhibitor Application/Contract7P.O. Box 5437, Tallahassee, FL 32314 (800) 342-3197 (in Florida) (850) 224-2727 Fax (850) 222-8190 www.ficpa.org(All show correspondence will be sent to the below address and all printed references to the company will appear exactly as below unless otherwise indicated in writing.)27th Annual Accounting Show Sept. 20-21, 2012A. APPLICANTCompany Name:(to be listed in promotional pieces)Representative Name:Title:Address:City:Phone: ()State:Fax: (E-Mail:ZIP:)Web site:Please write a 20-word description of your company’s product(s) and/or service(s). Your application cannot be processed without a description. Please type orprint legibly — this information will be printed in the show program. The FICPA reserves the right to edit your company’s description.B. BOOTH COSTSREGULAR PRICE (After 5/13/2012)EARLY DISCOUNT PRICE1 booth 1,2751 booth 1,4292-4 booths 1,129 (per booth)2-4 booths 1,305 (per booth)5 booths or more 999 (per booth)5 booths or more 1,179 (per booth)50% deposit must accompany this contract. Remaining Balance is Due:August 19, 2012.50% deposit must accompany this contract to receive the early discount.Remaining Balance is due by May 15, 2012.C. PREMIUM SERVICESPREMIUM BOOTHS AVAILABLE RESERVE NOW! 90 (per priority booth/per show) refer to floor planWEB LINK 75 (per show) Link from the exhibitor list on the FICPA Web site to your Web site 120 (per show) Featured vendor link from the Accounting Show home-page on the FICPA Web site to your Web site(Must be paid in full with signed contract. Link active from date of contract signing until opening day of the show.)BOOTH PREFERENCE1st:2nd:3rd:E. METHOD OF PAYMENTD. AMOUNT DUENo. of Booths at [email protected] No. of Priority [email protected] 90 Exhibitor Web [email protected] 75 Sponsored Web [email protected] 120 Payment Policy: A 50% non-refundable deposit is required with this application. Pleasesee booth costs for payment deadlines. If final balance is not received by deadline listed, youwill be billed at full cost. Check Enclosed: Make check payable to “FICPA”Credit Card: Visa MasterCard American Express DiscoverCard Number:Card Verification Value Code (CVV):Exp. Date:Cardholder Name:Amount DueSignature:Less 10% Member Discount()Credit Card Billing Address:(if different from above)DepositCity, State ZIP:BalanceYour application will be reviewed by the FICPA. If accepted, a confirmation letter will besent to you.F. SIGNATUREYour signature below indicates that you understand and agree to the terms printed on the reverse side of this contract. Booths will not be reserved without the company representative’s signature.Company Representative’s SignatureDate

Terms of Contract1.Each single booth at the 27thAnnual Accounting Show will have abooth space rental of 1,429 perbooth. Booth space rental will cost 1,275 for those who register and paythe balance before May 13, 2012, forthe 27th Annual Accounting Show.Discount rates for multiple booths areas outlined under “Booth Costs” onthe application. Priority booths are anadditional 90 per booth (refer to thefloor plan).2. Payment in the amount of 50%or full payment must accompany theapplication/contract. Booth spacerental fees are non-refundable. Thebalance must be paid by Aug. 19,2012, for the 27th Annual AccountingShow. Exhibitors will not be allowedaccess to the exhibit hall until all feesare paid in full.3. Exhibitors are required to havean attendant at their exhibit at all timesduring show hours.4. Move-in time for the 27thAnnualAccountingShowisWednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, from 10a.m.- 7 p.m. and move-out time isFriday, Sept. 21, 2012, from 2-6 p.m.5. This agreement includes a onetime list of show attendees. Additionallists may be purchased for a 10%discount from normal rates uponapproval.6. This agreement is for exhibitspace only; course materials are notincluded. Exhibitors may attend theprogram only if they formally registeras a participant by paying theregistration fee in addition to theexhibit fee.7.FICPA management reserves theright to approve the character of anyexhibit, any goods therein and theattendant advertising and salespromotion and to prohibit anythingwhich in its judgment because ofnoise or other objectionable featuresmay detract from the show in general.8. All sound equipment must beregulated so it does not disturbneighboring exhibits. The FICPAreserves the right to determine at whatpoint sound constitutes interferencewith others and must be discontinued.Due to regulations by the musicindustry regarding music at publicmeetings, conventions and shows,exhibitors may not play music duringthe trade show, either live or recorded.9. Exhibitors will not be permittedto assign, sublet or share with othersany part of the space allotted to them.10. FICPA management reserves theright to require any exhibitor to movehis exhibit to another location if it is inthe best interest of the show.11. In accordance with FloridaStatutes Section 212.18(3)(b)3, theFICPA authorizes exhibitors to makeretail sales of tangible personalproperty or service subject to salestax. The exhibitor shall be solelyresponsible for any local, state orfederal tax liability resulting from thiscontract or other tax implicationarising from activities while anexhibitor at the 27th AnnualAccounting Show.12. No exhibitor is to begin dismantling prior to the close of theshow. Any exhibitor dismantling priorto the close of the show will forfeit hiscompany’s right to exhibit at futuremeetings of the FICPA.13. Advertising materials cannot bedistributed outside of the exhibitor’sbooth.14. Booths must be kept clean. Thefloor and display areas of the boothmust be clear of debris. Exhibitors willbe liable for any extra clean-up costsincurred due to displays, foodmachines and other means.15. The use of promotions,premiums, lotteries or giveawaycontests must be approved by FICPAmanagement. Such approval may begranted or withheld with or withoutcause at the discretion of FICPAmanagement.16. Hospitality suites can be openedonly after the closing of the exhibithall.17. Use of electrical current isconfined to lighting or the operationof such equipment that is harmless,noiseless and does not releaseundesirable odors.818. All contractors hired by theexhibitor, other than those officialsuppliers listed in the exhibitor’s kit,must submit proof of liabilityinsurance to the FICPA and to theservice company. Outside contractorsmust have a badge to gain access tothe exhibit hall. Outside contractors ortheir employees who are not on thepre-registration badge list must pick uptheir badges at the exhibitor check-in.A letter of authorization or other proofof affiliation with the exhibitor’scompany must be shown in order toreceive a badge.19. Objectionable practices byexhibitors or official suppliers shouldbe reported immediately and not afterthe show is completed.20. No children under 16 years ofage will be allowed in the exhibit areaat any time.21. It is agreed that the FICPA andthe host facilities shall not be liable forany damage to, or destruction of, anyexhibit from any cause or for the theftor disappearance of any exhibit or anyproperty contained in or about theexhibit booth area.22. The exhibitor agrees toindemnify and hold harmless theFICPA and the host facilities or theiremployees or their representativesagainst any and all liabilities fordamage, injury or loss to all personsand any and all claims arising out ofacts or omissions of exhibitors, theiremployees or their representatives.23. The FICPA will not be heldresponsible or liable for charges ordamages for any failure ofperformance due to acts of nature,labor disputes, shortage of materials,governmental authority, or othercircumstances beyond reasonablecontrol of either party.24. Insurance, if desired by theexhibitors, must be obtained at theirown expense.25. Exhibitors will not offer educational/training or other programswithin the show facility simultaneousto FICPA show-related programs.26. The FICPA is not responsiblefor monitoring the proximity ofcompetitors’ booths. Please check ourWeb site at www.ficpa.org for a list, todate, of secured booths.Booth Construction27. All electrical work and electricalwiring must be approved and installedin accordance with regulationsestablished by the officials of the FireMarshall’s Office.28. No construction will be allowedat the sides or above the booth, whichmay obscure the view of any adjacentbooths.29. All materials used for decoratingmust be flameproof.30. Construction and signs that areabove 8 feet in height are to beapproved by FICPA management.31. All applicable city, county andstate codes and ordinances must becomplied with, as well as those of thehost facilities.32. Nothing shall be posted on,tacked, nailed or otherwise affixed tocolumns, walls, floors or other parts ofthe buildings, furniture or equipment.33. In order to meet the 7 p.m. setup deadline, FICPA managementreserves the right to order labor to setup any exhibit for the 27th AnnualAccounting Show that is not in theprocess of being erected by 6 p.m. onWednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. The costfor this labor will be paid by theexhibitor. No exhibitor may set uptheir booth on Thursday, Sept. 20,2012, for the 27th Annual AccountingShow.Booth Assignment34. Booths will be assigned on Oct.10, 2011, to contracted exhibitorsbased on the priority system. All otherbooths are assigned on a first-come,first-served basis pending payment.ADA Requirements35. In accordance with ADA requirements, if you are disabled and requirespecial services, please contact ouroffice at (800) 342-3197 (in Florida) or(850) 224-2727.Interpretation of Rules36. The interpretation of all rulesand regulations is the responsibilityof the FICPA Executive Committee ortheir designated representative. Alldecisions of said group or representatives are final.

9Gain Access to CPAs — Professional Affiliate MembershipBecome Part of theInside TrackAccelerate Toward Success ThroughExclusive Membership Benefits: Network with CPAs in FICPA local chapters Share knowledge through our onlinecommunities Stay informed about industry updates withLet Florida’s CPAs KnowYou Support theAccounting Profession!Florida CPA Today Receive discounts on FICPA exhibit space atstatewide eventsmoney on FICPA mailing lists and Savetargeted advertisements to develop yourbusiness.Become a Professional Affiliate Membertoday at www.ficpa.orgFor more information call the FICPA Member Service Center at(800) 342-3197 (in Florida)or (850) 224-2727.

10Sept. 20-21, 2012Ft. LauderdaleBroward County Convention CenterShow TimesMove-in:Wednesday, September 19 . . . . . . 10 a.m.-7 p.m.Show Days/Time:Thursday, September 20 . . . . . . . 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.Friday, September 21 . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.Move-out:Friday, September 21 . . . . . . . . . . 2-6 p.m.priority boothendorsed programsINTERNET CAFE INTERNET CAFE 129 228229 328329 428429 528529 628629 728729 828829127 226227 326327 426427 526527 526627 726727 826829225 324325 424625 724725 824825COFFEE & FOODRECEPTION323 422COFFEE321 420221 320613 712411 510409 508407 506511 610509 608507 606611 710711 810709 808813800 AISLE311 410713 812700 AISLE213 312600 AISLE313 412113 208500 AISLE815215 314400 AISLE615 714115 214300 AISLEFICPA MEMBERRESOURCECENTER315 414317 416200 AISLE100 AISLE821817217 316209 308621 720617 716117 216109 208823COFFEE219 318111 206623 722811809707 806807203 302703 802803201 300701 800801107 206207 306103 202101 200Tentative Floor Plan

2012 Sponsorship Opportunities 1000 - 2,499 Recognition in one issue of Florida CPA Today magazine (circulation more than 19,000) Recognition in the show program (all show attendees receive this program)