ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Padgett Business Services, one of North America’s largest accounting service and business consulting providers, welcomed more than 200 representatives of its franchise network to its annual Summer Meeting in August to celebrate their growth and build on their six decades of success in serving the accounting needs of U.S and Canadian small businesses.
Held virtually for the second straight year due to COVID-19, the annual Padgett franchise meeting featured three full days of workshops, social activities and a trio of keynote speakers — U.S. Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC), renowned speaker and author of “Never Lose A Customer Again” Joey Coleman, and Accounting Today Editor-in-Chief Dan Hood. The Summer Meeting kicked off with a discussion on ethics, leadership and finding balance in turbulent times.
“For more than 60 years, Padgett has been helping our independently-owned offices grow by building a unique and nurturing community that is best-in-class in our profession,” said Padgett CEO Jeff Phillips. “Even though we couldn’t be together in person, there’s no doubt that our community benefited from this stellar lineup, learning from esteemed policy makers, industry experts and thought leaders. Year-in and year-out, I’m always impressed with how relevant, informative and innovative our programming is for not only our Summer Meeting, but all of the trainings, meetings and gatherings we offer our office owners and our clients.”