Education & Certification


APA Annual Congress

APA Congress

37th Annual Congress
May 14-18, 2019
Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Long Beach, CA

APA’s premier educational event 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.

The Annual 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.

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2019 Pricing

Member Colleague Non-Member
$1,900.00 $2,050.00 $2,120.00
Product Code: 19CONGRS

Registration Extras:
- Full week member registration includes Virtual Congress.
- Full week Colleague and Non-Member registration include Virtual Congress and a 1-year APA Membership.

Who Should Attend

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

Convince Your Boss
Inform your boss of the ways you'll benefit from attending Congress this year. Tailor this letter to your specific payroll needs and share it with your supervisor.
Download letter.

Hotel Accommodations

There are several options for you to stay in Long Beach, CA during the 37th Annual Congress.

All attendee room reservations must go through APA’s Housing Bureau, which makes it easy to book specially discounted rooms. Exhibitors click here to book your housing.

American Payroll Association is not responsible for any issues related to reservations that the individual makes directly with the hotel. This includes final payments or adjustments.

Event Policies

Please read our policies regarding registration, transfers, substitutions, cancellations, refunds, travel arrangements, and consent to use your photograph and contact information.