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Leader’s Edge Event Series

Throughout the year, Bridgepoint hosts an exclusive CPE event series called Leader’s Edge. These audience-specific events are an exclusive forum for finance and accounting, audit and IT executives and professionals to learn and share leading practices.

If you are interested in attending or learning more about our Leader’s Edge professional event series, please contact

Additionally, we post other professionals events in the region on this page in which you may be interested.

Other Recommendations

Bridgepoint Consulting participates and supports in many professional associations. We encourage you to join members of our team at an upcoming program for one or more of these groups.

If you are interested in partnering on an event or would like to propose a topic for a future education program, please contact Gina Budd at

Past Events

Leader's Edge for Audit Executives

May 12, 2015, 11:30 AM
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2700 W. Anderson Lane Suite 202

NetSuite Roundtable – Saved Searches

April 28, 2015, 11:30 AM
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2700 W. Anderson Lane Suite 202

Spring Knowledge Forum

April 29, 2015, 11:00 AM
Renaissance Hotel
9721 Arborteum Blvd


October 15, 2014, 8:00AM
Austin Convention Center

NetSuite Roundtable Event

January 20, 2015, 3:00 PM
2700 W. Anderson Lane Suite 202

JumpStart Professional Development Event

January 20, 2015, 4:00PM
Frost Bank
401 Congress Avenue 11th Floor

Leader’s Edge for Financial Executives

September 18, 2014, 11:30am-1:00pm

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Awards Gala- Houston

June 26, 2014
Hilton America's - Houston Hotel

45th Annual TSABAA Summer Conference

June 14, 2014
Embassy Suites Hotel - San Antonio

Leader’s Edge for Controllers

May 14, 2014, 11:30AM-1:00PM

Leader’s Edge for Audit Executives

April 24, 2014, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Whole Foods Market

Leader’s Edge for IT Executives

March 27, 2014, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Austin Country Club

TMA Regional Conference

April 9, 2014
Barton Creek Resort

TASBO 68th Annual Conference

February 24, 2014
Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St

UT McCombs Alumni Event

February 21, 2014

SMDC Stakeholders

February 20, 2014

Leader’s Edge for Financial Executives

February 20, 2014, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Motion Computing

2014 Houston IIA Annual Conference

April 7, 2014
Reliant Center

Bridgepoint Consulting Fall Celebration

November 20, 2013, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Chee Zee

Leader’s Edge for Controllers

November 14, 2013, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Austin Country Club

Leader’s Edge for Financial Executives

November 6, 2013, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Multimedia Games

Leader’s Edge for Audit Executives

October 24, 2013, 11:30AM-1:00PM
Austin Country Club

Innotech Conference

October 16, 2013, 8:30AM-4:00PM
Austin Convention Center

NetSuite Roundtable Event

September 11, 2013, 11:30AM

Leader’s Edge for Financial Executives

August 29, 2013, 11:30am
Hanger Headquarters

Leader’s Edge for Financial Executives

May 29, 2013, 11:30AM
Las Palomas Restaurant

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards- Houston

June 13, 2013, 6:00PM
Hilton Americas - Houston (map)

Corporate Luncheon Series

May 7, 2013, 5:30 PM
Austin Music Hall

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards-Austin

June 6, 2013, 6:00 PM
Hilton Austin (map)

Leader’s Edge for Audit Executives

April 25, 2013, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods World Headquarters

IIA Event

April 8, 2013

Leader’s Edge for Finance Execs- M&A Outlook: 2013 Trends

February 14, 2013, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Silicon Labs
Drew Ackert, Managing Director of Foros, will lead a discussion about the current M&A climate with focus on small to medium-sized tech companies. He will provide insights into the types of companies that strategic and financial buyers are seeking and the attributes that maximize value to acquirees. He will also discuss what to expect in due diligence and deal structures.

AngelouEconomics 2013-2014 Annual Economic Forecast

December 11, 2012, 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
The annual Economic Forecast event is one of the largest business events in Austin, Texas, attended by approximately 700 people each year. Angelos Angelou, Principal Executive Officer and Chief Economist of AngelouEconomics, will review the trends of the Austin Economy in 2012 and give his projections for 2013 and 2014.

Innotech Austin

November 8, 2012
Austin Convention Center
Be our complimentary guest at Innotech! Bridgepoint is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Innotech CIO Summit & IT Executives of the Year Awards which will be held at the Austin Convention Center on November 8.

Leader’s Edge for Finance Executives: Managing Your CEO and Board

November 15, 2012, 11:30 AM
Silicon Laboratories
Want to gain insights and critical techniques for working with your CEO and board members? From creating effective relationships and communications strategies, to structuring board meetings and dealing with bad news delivery, we'll discuss several areas that are important for every CFO.

Leader’s Edge for Audit Executives: Data Security

October 25, 2012, 11:30 AM
Austin Country Club
CAEs are constantly faced with monitoring risk associated with data breaches. Here is your chance to talk to a nationally recognized expert in data security. Tim Brown is the Chief Security Officer for CSIdentity and a nationally recognized expert on cyber security.He will share information about current threats, leading edge practices and real world examples of data breaches.

Refresh Your Business: 5 Key Insights to Improve Performance

June 21, 2012, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Austin Country Club
During this interactive presentation, Bridgepoint's Manuel Azuara and PlainsCapital Bank's Paul Holubec will discuss often overlooked strategies and other actions you should be taking to improve the financial operations of your business. Through first-hand experiences with hundreds of companies, Manuel and Paul will share valuable insights to help you more effectively leverage your financials and improve performance. Contact for more information.

Using Analytics to Thrive in the New Reality

May 31, 2012, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
HomeAway Corporate Headquarters
CFO Interactive presentation featuring: Lynn Atchison, CFO, HomeAway and George McHenry, CFO, Hanger Orthopedics. Getting the right information into the hands of decision-makers to identify emerging trends and take advantage of new business opportunities can be challenging. Most companies are accumulating massive amounts of data but are struggling with how to turn these data into useable information that can help the management teams make better business decisions. Contact

CAE Roundtable

April 12, 2012, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM

SOX for Emerging Growth Companies

March 28, 2012, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Austin Country Club

CIO Roundtable – Cloud Security

April 4, 2012, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

CFO Roundtable – September 2011

September 21, 2011, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Austin Country Club (map)
During this lunch event, the focus of discussion will be the current state of the financing environment for early- to- mid-staged companies.

Austin Corporate Luncheon Series – September 2011

September 12, 2011, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Hilton Austin Hotel
6th Floor–Salon G, 500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Guest Speaker: Bobby R. Inman, Admiral, U.S. Navy, (Ret.)