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2012 Huntington Innovation Award winners.  Congratulations to the best of the best! Click here to learn who won.

Building bridges with Laura Ling at Fusion 2012. Read more about the Monday, May 14, activities in Nashville, TN.

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North Texas Local Chapter Meeting

February 28, 2018: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST

Location:  Southlake Police Training Facility
TopicConcur Travel, Expense, and Invoice Imaging at Solis Mammogram
Speaker: Denise Stackhouse, Solis Mammogram and Concur


SouthEast Regional Forum (SERF)

April 20, 2018: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT
This day-long event includes a full agenda of networking opportunities, educational presentations, and interactive discussions that offer insights into emerging trends, best practices, and compliance; all while earning NASBA CPE credits.

Do's and Don'ts of Choosing a Payment Automation Solution Provider

March 15, 2018: 2 to 3 p.m. EDT 
Between bank solutions for payments, card programs, and cloud-based software, it's hard to know whether you're getting what is promised. Make it easy with this checklist to guide your decision-making process to learn the difference between cloud software and a full-service payment solution with ongoing vendor enrollment, a payment guarantee, and the appropriate security credentials.

Managing the Fun Stuff:  How to Hire the Best Employees and Motivate Them to Succeed

April 19, 2018: 2 to 3 p.m. EDT 
Have you ever hired a great candidate whose evil twin showed up to work for you? How did that happen? Maybe you interviewed for a job you were perfect for and didn't get it. Why? How much fun would it be to manage and work with a team of motivated, happy individuals?

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Accounts Payable
, Operational Review, Certification


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The Institute of Financial Operations is a non-profit, membership-based professional association serving the entire financial operations ecosystem, with a particular focus on the accounts payable discipline and the related fields of information management and data capture. The Institute grew out of the merger of four associations: International Accounts Payable Professionals (IAPP), International Accounts Receivable Professionals (IARP), the National Association of Purchasing and Payables (NAPP), and The Association for Work Process Improvement (TAWPI).

Based in Orlando, Fla., with affiliates in the U.S., Canada, and the UK, The Institute serves as a global voice, chief advocate, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, and principal educator for people in financial operations. The Institute has a community of nearly 70,000, which includes 9,000 members and customers, and an additional 61,000 financial operations professionals.


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Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable & Payments Information-Management Data-Capture

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