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What Is BlackLine’s BeyondTheBlack?

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If you’ve been to BeyondTheBlack in the past, you know what to expect: 3 days of excitement, connection, education, expansion of your network, and a one-of-a-kind experience at the premier conference dedicated to modern accounting. For many of our customers and partners, it’s THE can’t-miss highlight of the year.

If this is your first time, you can expect inspiring keynote speakers (including Alex Honnold, the only human to free solo Yosemite’s El Capitan) and more than 60 breakout sessions including real-life customers who will help you understand what they are doing to transform their finance and accounting (F&A) processes. You’ll also find hands-on training, you can earn up to 20 CPEs by attending in person, and of course, you won’t want to miss out on the parties and in-person connections.

On behalf of every BlackLiner, we can’t wait to see you in Las Vegas. Read on for your guide to all things BeyondTheBlack.

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What is BeyondTheBlack?

This is BlackLine’s annual, award-winning event that brings together over 1,500 F&A professionals for 3 days of learning, inspiration, and fun. It’s a chance for finance and accounting experts to gather and share insights and successes and learn how to transform processes, reduce manual work, and bring joy back to the work you do. Don’t miss your chance to attend the premier event dedicated to modern accounting.

Get ready for:

  • 20+ CPE/CPD credits

  • 60+ sessions

  • 1,500+ F&A experts

  • 12 deep-dive BlackLine U Workshops

  • 9 interactive expert panels

  • Innovation Hub: Customer Success Lab, Partner Expo, Product “Sandbox”

  • One-on-one appointments with experts

  • Entertaining networking events

  • Bonus: 10 select on-demand, CPE eligible BlackLine U Workshops

When & Where Is BeyondTheBlack?

BeyondTheBlack 2022 will be held live, November 7-9, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada. We’ve designed this experience to be an opportunity for you to meet new peers, reconnect with old friends, and enjoy the luxurious accommodations.

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Who Should Attend BeyondTheBlack?

Finance and accounting professionals from all industries and experience levels will find value at BeyondTheBlack. There are agenda tracks that are perfect for:

  • CAOs

  • Controllers

  • Finance/IT Leaders

  • Global Process Owners

  • AR Specialists

  • CFOs

  • Directors of Accounting

  • Accounting People Leaders

  • And anyone else who is interested in digital transformation of F&A processes!

 

What Can You Expect by Attending BeyondTheBlack?

Reconnect with your F&A peers and meet one-on-one with digital finance experts. Discover new BlackLine products. Attend sessions, workshops, and keynotes, and get inspired to transform manual processes. Earn CPEs, expand your network, and foster career growth.  

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Become a next-level BlackLine user with expert panels and workshops

  • Learn about best practices to make sure you’re getting the most out of BlackLine

  • Preview our product roadmap

  • Network with more than 1,500 F&A experts

  • Earn up to 20 CPE/CPD credits

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How Do I Earn CPE/CPD Credits Through Attending?

BeyondTheBlack combines technology, best practices, and networking to help accounting and finance professionals maximize value from BlackLine and accelerate transformation. Join a global community of thousands of CAOs, controllers, and accountants to explore the latest technology innovations, learn from customer successes, and advance your career.

You can earn up to 20 CPE/CPD credits by attending BeyondTheBlack in person, plus earn up to 8 CPE/CPD credits by attending Pre-Conference Training sessions, and earn up to 10 additional credits by watching BlackLine U Workshops on demand after the conference.

Where Can I Learn More About BeyondTheBlack?

We’re so excited to see you at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas for BeyondTheBlack 2022. Please visit our official BeyondTheBlack website to learn more about the agenda, our speakers and sessions, travel information, how to earn CPE/CPD credits, and much more.