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30th Annual Northwest Regional Payroll Conference

Join us in celebrating our 30th annual payroll conference

9/20/2018 to 9/21/2018
When: Sept 20-21, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Lynnwood Convention Center
3711 196th St SW
Lynnwood, Washington  98036
United States
Presenter: Various
Contact: Cassie Lopez

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Theme: Celebrating 30 Years of Payroll

The dates: September 20th and 21st 2018

Where: Lynnwood Convention Center

Please join the celebration of 30 years of payroll!

Your Host: The Rainier Chapter

Up to 10 RCH Credits from the APA


Topics & Speakers:


Unemployment Tax Review 2018 & Beyond - Thomas Mudd, Equifax

Prevention of Overpaid Employment Taxes - Thomas Mudd, Equifax

DOL Compliance: Is Your Organization at Risk? - Cody Martin,TimeClock Plus

Multistate Withholding and the US Domestic Business Traveler Jon Stone KMPG

SaaS Benefits - Cody Martin, TimeClock Plus

Paycards: Generational Trends Shaping the Future of Worker Pay - George Mavrantzas, Global Cash Card

Labor & Industries' Stay at Work Incentive Program - Tuyen Manikhoth, Dept of Labor & Industries

Technology is Driving an Unstoppable Shift to On-Demand Pay - Steve McDonald, RAPID!PayCard

Keeping up with Sick Pay - Lisa Harris, TrueBlue Inc

Regular Rate of Pay - Ready for an Audit? Lisa Harris, TrueBlue Inc

Employment Tax Updates & Navigating the IRS Website - Kari S Gilje, IRS

401K Plans: A Closer Look at Nondiscrimination Testing - John Lestock, Sealaska Government Services

Transforming Your Company's Culture through Community Service - Joe O'Hanlon, Sole Paycard

W2Cs and Common Payroll Adjustments - Danny Tomasello & Mindy Mayo, CIC Plus

Tax Reform: The New 2019 W4 - Andy Garboden, American Payroll Association

Employee Engagement and Filling Shifts in the Current Marketplace - John Brondello, Time Equipment Company

The Ever Changing Landscape of the Workplace: Motivating, Managing & Mentoring 5 Generations - Scott Lesnick

Government Roundtable

Top Challenges of Global Payroll - Angela Martin iiPay

WA's Paid Family & Medical Leave Program: Getting Employers Ready for 2019 - Matt LaPalm ESD

An APA Legislative & Lobbying Update - Mike O'Toole APA

25 Ways to Positively Impact Payroll - Tracie M Piller Ultimate Software


Keynote Speakers:

Why APA Matters to Payroll - Mike O'Toole - Author of The Payroll Source - American Payroll Association

Celebrating 30 Years of Payroll: Imlementing the Never Give Up Perspective - Scott Lesnick - The Never Give Up Guy - Author of Kidjacked, A Father's Story - 




$499 Non Rainier Chapter Members (become a member today and save $80 off conference with the Early Bird Discount)

Benefits to being a member of the Rainier Chapter:

●Networking Opportunities: Membership in the Rainier Chapter, APA and attendance at our monthly chapter meetings will provide many opportunities to meet other professionals in the Pacific Northwest and exchange ideas on a broad range of issues which may be impacting your organization or job functions. 

● Career Building Opportunities: Advance your career as a payroll professional. Members of the Rainier Chapter can participate in the opportunity to join a study group which will prepare you for taking one or both of the American Payroll Association’s certifications: Fundamentals of Payroll Compliance (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) . 
● Chapter Committee Involvement: As a member, you can join a chapter committee and become a vital contributor to the chapter’s commitment to the payroll community. Committees such as the …Membership - where you could assist in maintaining and generating various ways to increase membership in the Rainier Chapter, APA;Education - which has been instrumental in providing 80 Payroll Source books to chapter members at a substantial discount, or organize and facilitate Study Groups;National Payroll Week - where you could assist in the organizing the chapter’s National Payroll Week’s events and promotions;…could always use your time, talent or ideas to help make 2018 the chapter's best year yet!
● Board of Directors: As a member of the Board, you could contribute to the success of the Rainier Chapter, APA by promoting chapter events/activities with local, state and national colleagues. Each board member provides a unique and integral opportunity to demonstrate the ever increasing significance payroll professionals play in this global economy. 
● Community Service Opportunities: Every year the Rainier Chapter of the American Payroll Association participates in community service projects to gain exposure for the payroll industry and to give back to our community. Past chapter projects have included food drives for food banks in the Northwest as well as donation drives to provide professional apparel for job seeking homeless persons. 

$410 Rainier Chapter Members  

10% Early Bird Discount by 8/31/2018


Where To Stay:

Directions & Parking


From Downtown Seattle:
  • Take I-5 North for 15 miles
  • Take Exit 181B (Alderwood Mall)
  • Take left onto Poplar Way (first light)
  • Take left onto 196th Street
  • Drive West over the freeway one block to the Convention Center on the right
From North/ Everett:
  • Take I-5 South
  • Take Exit 181 West (524 West)
  • Merge into the right lane
  • Stay in the right lane for ¼ mile to exit onto 196th
  • Drive West one block to the Convention Center on the right
From Eastside/ Bellevue:
  • Take I-405 North
  • Merge onto I-5 South
  • Take Exit 181 West
  • Merge into the right lane
  • Stay in the right lane for ¼ mile to exit onto 196th
  • Drive West one block to the Convention Center on the right


The Lynnwood Convention Center offers 400 complimentary parking spaces for guests with additional overflow parking. 

On days, we anticipate the Convention Center parking to be full, the Alderwood Community Church provides an additional 125 parking spaces for Convention Center guests. The Alderwood Community Church is located North East of the Lynnwood Convention Center across from 36th Avenue W off 195th Pl SW on the left.




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