AFWA’s Women Who Count National Conference offers technical education to keep  you competitive and professional development courses to empower your potential. Earn up to 21 hours of CPE over three days of networking and education.

Onsite registration is available. Please contact with questions about onsite registration and rates. We look forward to seeing you in Kansas City!

Full Conference  Early Bird: By 8/16  8/17-10/16
Women Who Count Conference + AFWA Day (Sunday-Tuesday)
AFWA Member  $649  $749
Non Member  $999  $999
Student  $299  $299
Women Who Count Conference (Monday-Tuesday)
AFWA Member  $569  $669
Non Member  $669  $769
Student  $209  $209
One-Day Passes  Early Bird: By 8/16  8/17-10/16
Day Pass: Monday OR Tuesday Member/Non Member  $219 $249
Student (also avail. Sun.)  $99 $99

Registration Notes

  • AFWA’s Annual Business Meeting is included with AFWA Day registration. All registered members of AFWA are invited to attend the Annual Business Meeting and Bylaws Forum.
  • Sunday’s Welcome Reception is included with any Full Conference Registration and may be added to any day pass
  • Day passes are limited to one day only, either Monday or Tuesday
  • Additional guest tickets for the Welcome Reception, Fundraising Lunch, and Awards Lunch may be purchased within registration.
  • Tickets for the 80th Anniversary Denim and Pearls Gala and Kansas City Chapter Bonus Event must be purchased separately from your registration.
  • Questions? Please contact or 859-219-3532

Special Events

Pre-Conference: AFWA Day

Join us Sunday, October 28 for our Pre-Conference event, AFWA Day. Earn up to 4 hours of CPE in both technical and professional development topics. AFWA Chapter Leaders, and aspiring Chapter Leaders can participate in chapter development sessions and AFWA business meetings.

80th Anniversary Denim & Pearls Gala:

Join The Foundation of AFWA on October 29, 2018 for the 80th Anniversary Denim & Pearls Gala at Union Station in honor of AFWA’s 80th Anniversary.  Tickets are on sale now – only 100 available! More Information // Purchase Tickets.

Wine Tasting & Social:

Staying in Kansas City Tuesday night? Join the Kansas City Chapter for an evening of wine tasting and networking at Amigoni Urban Winery.  Tickets are on sale now.  More Information // Purchase Tickets.

Registration Methods

  • Online Registration is now closed: Onsite registration is available. Contact for rates and information.

  • Mail: Your completed registration form, with payment information, may be mailed to AFWA, Attn: Women Who Count Conference, 2365 Harrodsburg Road, A325, Lexington, KY 40504

  • Email: send completed registration form, with payment information, to

    Please note, AFWA no longer accepts fax communication

Additional Information

All registrations must be accompanied by a check or credit card number for the full registration fee. Checks are to be made payable in U.S. funds to “Accounting and Financial Women Alliance” Registrations can not be processed without full payment.

Advance registration will be confirmed in writing before the conference. Badges and program materials may be picked up at the Annual Conference registration desk at the conference.

Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing to Cancellations submitted by October 1, will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. Substitutions are allowed at any time but must be submitted to AFWA Headquarters via email ( Registrants who fail to attend the National Conference are responsible for full payment.

Special Note to the Disabled
AFWA wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of an auxiliary aid or service. If an auxiliary aid or service identified with the Americans with Disabilities Act is required, please contact AFWA Headquarters at (859) 219.3532 or

Continuing Professional Education Hours
Earn up to 21 hours of credits at the AFWA National Conference. Three days of sessions are offered during the meeting with topics of interest to those in public and private accounting as well as education and government. Attendees are responsible for determining their individual state’s requirements for CPE.

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