| Chicago 2017

The James Chicago Hotel

Wrigley Field

We love our customers! If you have not attended an A-list customer appreciation event in the past, you are in for a treat! A-Lists are a great opportunity to network with other accounting and finance professionals, learn from industry experts and best of all…have great seats to see the for the World Series Champs Chicago Cubs!

Cost: Free!


  • The James Chicago Hotel

    Wrigley Field

Date & Time:

  • Monday
  • May 22, 2017
  • 2:00pm to 9:30pm


  • The James Chicago Hotel
  • 55 E Ontario St
  • Chicago, IL 60611


A-Lists events deliver user-inspired content, training, and networking opportunities for customers across the country. Join the thousands of customers who have attended an A-List – you don’t want to miss it!

Avalara is returning to Chicago for a fun A-List Event at the James Hotel on May 22nd, starting at The James Chicago Hotel and then heading over to Wrigley Field to see the Cubs vs. Giants baseball game.

This event is FREE to Avalara Customers!


* Seating is limited for this event. First-come, first-serve. We will create a waiting list for those who are not able to register.

You must attend the meeting portion to be eligible to attend the baseball game.

*** Limit 2 tickets per company and only one registrant per email address.


  • 2:00 - 2:30 pm
    Registration Opens
  • 2:30 - 2:45 pm
    Avalara Welcome
  • 2:45 - 3:35 pm
    Keynote Presentation: What to expect in an audit and audit best practices (1 CPE credit)
  • 3:35 - 4:45 pm
    Breakout sessions (attendees pick 1)
    Breakout option 1: Fireside Chat with the AvaTax Product Manager
    Breakout option 2: How Businesses Calculate Taxes Effectively Across All Areas of Their Business
  • 4:45 - 5:00 pm
    Closing Remarks
  • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm
    Depart / Board buses / Depart to Wrigley Field
  • 7:05 pm
    Chicago Cubs Game
  • 9:30 pm
    Buses pick up – go back to The James Chicago

Featured Keynote:

Steve Cabrera
Steve Cabrera, Avalara, Director of Tax Advisory Services

Steve is an ex-auditor and has 20+ years of experience in helping business navigate through the audit process. He offers great insight and expertise for Avalara customers. In this keynote session, he will be discussing what to expect in an audit and share some audit best practices.

Avalara is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: