Bottles Brews & Buds Conference 2024

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  • Date/Time
    • Jul 30, 2024
    • Sign In: 7:30am (PT)
    • Program: 8:00am - 4:50pm (PT)
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  • Location
    • Astra Hotel, Seattle a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
      300 Terry Ave N
      Seattle, WA 98109
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  • Credits
    • 8.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Specialized Knowledge and Applications (8.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • Basic understanding of accounting and financial practices.

  • Vendor
    • Washington Society of CPAs
  • Level
    • Overview
  • Fields of Study
    • Specialized Knowledge
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    • ATTENDING In Person


The Bottles, Brews, & Buds Conference is back with new insights and updates! Working in wine and spirits? Accounting for ale? Curious about cannabis?
Are you passionate about wine and spirits? Do you love accounting for ale? Are you intrigued by cannabis? Join us for a unique learning experience that will help you shape your practice in these booming sectors. Learn from our top-notch instructors who will share the latest insights and trends in lively sessions with a regional twist. Discover the exciting opportunities that await you in accounting.

Bottles, Brews & Buds is presented by the Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington Societies of CPAs.

Designed For

  • Whether you are a CPA, a financial advisor, a bookkeeper, or any other professional who works with numbers, you will find value in our program that covers the cannabis, wine, brewing, and distilling sectors. These are some of the most dynamic and profitable industries in the world, and we will help you navigate their complexities and opportunities.


  • You will gain fresh perspectives and a deeper knowledge of the accounting matters and hurdles in the wine, brewing, distilling, and cannabis sectors.



  • Cost Accounting
  • Tax & Legal Considerations
  • Tech Stack Solutions

Advanced Prep

  • Pre-event activities:  - Kick off your Bottles Brews Buds experience on July 29, 2024. Details forthcoming.
  • Lodging
    • Are you looking for a comfortable and convenient place to stay during the conference? We have partnered with the Astra Hotel, Seattle, Washington to offer you an exclusive group rate. You can enjoy modern amenities, and friendly service at a discounted price. Plus, you will be close to the conference venue and other attractions. Don't miss this opportunity to save money and enhance your conference experience. Book your hotel room today using the links below. Hurry, this offer is valid only until June 28, 2024.
    •  Book your group rate for Bottles Brews Buds - BBB Educational Conference.
      •  Last Day to Book: Friday, June 28, 2024


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Kathryn Maxson-Landis

Katye received her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential in 2011, after working in public accounting for seven years as an auditor and staff accountant. Prior to that, she worked as a bookkeeper and business administrator for 13 years. Katye's greatest strengths are her experience and perspective; she can relate not only to her clients' managerial challenges, but also to those of their staff on the front lines and back rooms of retail and bookkeeping. A champion of fiscal literacy and best practices for the cannabis industry, she brings more than 20 years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping, and administrative solutions for small businesses with a variety of structures.

As the Lead Educator for The Moxy Accountant, she has led workshops hosted by the National Accounting and Finance Show, Oregon and Washington Society of CPAs, and the Western CPE in Montana. Katye's clients and colleagues appreciate her blend of humorous irreverence, professional inquisitiveness, and intellectual skepticism for just about everything. Both inside and outside of the office, Katye is a co-parent, spouse, educator, mentor, ally, advisor, and friend.

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Ronald Seigneur

Ron is Managing Partner of Seigneur Gustafson LLP in CO. He has over 30 years of valuation experience and has been endorsed as an expert witness in several jurisdictions and has served in appointments such as trustee, mediator, arbitrator and special master of the court. Ron is very active nationally as an educator and author of valuation science and has written and taught advanced level valuation courses in several states for the AICPA, NACVA, state bar associations and the Environmental Protection Agency. He is past chair of the AICPA Accredited in Business Valuation committee and NACVA's Professional Standards Board. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Daniels College of Business where he teaches Valuing a Business. Ron is an author and lead instructor of the Association of Legal Administrator's national Law Firm Management Essentials training program. Ron holds a BA in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management from Michigan State University and an MBA in Accounting and Corporate Policy from the University of Michigan. He is co-author of the 1300+ page treatise on business appraisal titled Financial Valuations: Applications and Models; Reasonable Compensation; Application and Analysis for Appraisal, Tax and Management; The Cannabis Industry Accounting and Appraisal Guide; and the soon to be released, Financial Expert Guide for Family Law Judges and Attorneys. Ron also continues to focus attention to tax planning and compliance matters, as well as emphasizing succession and exit planning strategies for Seigneur Gustafson clients and their professional advisors. Ron has co-authored 3 books, including The Cannabis Industry Accounting and Appraisal Guide. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver and a speaker on professional practice issues.

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