Education & Certification


Payroll Congress

APA Payroll Congress

An American Payroll Association and GPMI Collaboration
Payroll Congress
May 16 – 19, 2023
Denver, CO
Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center

Join thousands of your colleagues as Payroll Congress brings you world-class payroll education for professionals in payroll, tax, finance, global mobility, human resources, and benefits. Attendees will receive crucial payroll updates as well as priceless answers to payroll challenges.

Payroll Congress allows attendees to build a customized education program from a wide variety of workshops covering topics pertaining to domestic and foreign payroll, accounts payable, human resources, management, benefits, technology, and career development.

Payroll Congress provides unparalleled networking and the opportunity to hear the latest legislative and regulatory changes directly from government representatives and industry experts. Plus, it features the industry's largest payroll, AP, and finance expo.

2023 Congress Agenda | 2023 Payroll Congress Brochure

2023 Pricing


Virtual Congress & Expo is included in the All-Access Payroll Congress registration.
Colleagues and Nonmembers: Payroll Congress registration includes a 1-year APA Membership.

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Who Should Attend

Any professional involved in payroll, accounts payable, human resources, benefits, and technology.

What Others Are Saying

"Payroll Congress is a way for payroll professionals to learn, develop and network with peers. It provides the tools needed to advance our professionals in an ever-changing payroll industry."

- Marie Esposito, CPP
Director, Enterprise Payroll
The Heritage Group

"Payroll Congress is a must for every payroll professional wanting to experience the energy and share the passion with experts and peers across all industries! Thank you, APA, for the opportunity to come together and celebrate."

- Sapna Goswami, CPP
Sr. Manager, Payroll
Shake Shack

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Credit Information

Earn Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs), Continuing Education Units (CEUs), Continuing Professional Education (CPE), SHRM PDC, or HRCI credits when attending this event. Credit amounts to be determined.


Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
6700 N. Gaylord Rockies Boulevard
Aurora (Denver), CO 80019

Reservations: All Payroll Congress housing reservations must be made through the Payroll Congress Official Housing Provider, MCI. Hotel reservations must be made by April 21, 2023, to ensure availability at the group rate. Rooms and group rates may not be available after this date. After April 21, 2023, please call the Payroll Congress Housing Provider at the numbers listed for assistance in locating accommodations.

Online: Attendees   |   Exhibitors

Phone: (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT)
U.S. & Canada – 888.266.7660   |   International – 972.349.5882
Room Rate: $255.00 - Single/Double Occupancy plus applicable taxes* and fees**
*Room rates shown do not include 12.75% tax (subject to change, without notice).
**Fees: A daily resort fee of $23.00 plus tax, 2.5% Public Improvement Fee (PIF) plus tax, and a $2.00 Destination Fee plus tax will be charged in addition to the room rate.

Cutoff Date: April 21, 2023

**Resort fee includes: High speed internet access in all guest rooms; complimentary use of hotel bicycles; two bottles of purified water daily; scheduled shuttle service from commuter rail stop; complimentary access to on property water amenities; local, toll-free and domestic long-distance phone calls; complimentary use of the basketball and tennis courts.

Hotel room reservations are the sole responsibility of the individual. The APA is not responsible for any issues related to reservations that the individual makes directly with the hotel. This includes final payments or adjustments. To guarantee the hotel reservation a credit card must be provided at the time of booking the hotel reservation. It is highly recommended to use a credit card versus a debit card at check-in.

Event Policies and Health and Safety Procedures

Please read our Event Policies regarding registration, transfers, substitutions, cancellations, refunds, travel arrangements, and consent to use your photograph and contact information, and our Health and Safety Policies (note: as of January 2023, APA no longer requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test for entry to in-person events).

Please be sure to verify your session before purchasing.
A $55 administrative fee will be assessed for each transfer/substitution.

Future Payroll Congress Dates and Locations

May 7-10, 2024
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Nashville, TN

May 13-15, 2025
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
Orlando, FL

May 12-14, 2026
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Nashville, TN

May 10-13, 2027
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX

May 15-18, 2028
MGM Grand
Las Vegas, NV