June 27, 2013 08:00 ET

Xero Announces Inaugural U.S. Launch of Premier Accounting Conference

Xerocon San Francisco Debuts September 4 - 5 at the Terra Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2013) - Xero, the global leader in online accounting software, announced today the launch of Xerocon San Francisco taking place from September 4 - 5 at San Francisco's premier events location, Terra Gallery (511 Harrison Street at First Street). This will be the inaugural Xerocon event in the U.S. showcasing Xero's online platform to the accounting community in North America. Attendees will learn about Xero's genesis, built for the cloud from the ground up, to provide small businesses a best-in-class solution for managing their finances, while providing accountants with smart tools that can elevate their practice areas and expand their service offerings.

Registration opens today. Register by visiting:

"We have grown our ecosystem to over 200 add-on partners, certified major accounting firms to Gold & Silver partner status and more than doubled our global revenue and customer base year over year," said Jamie Sutherland, President, Xero U.S. "Come to Xerocon San Francisco and see what the future of accounting looks like."

Event Details

What: Xerocon San Francisco
Who: Accounting professionals, Add-ons & future partners
When:  San Francisco, September 4 - 5, 2013
Where: Terra Gallery (511 Harrison Street at First Street)

More Info:  Attendees at Xerocon can also expect:

1. Out-of-the-Box Sessions & CPE Credit Opportunities - At Xerocon, attendees have the opportunity to gain CPE credit through multiple sessions, presented by Xero CEO Rod Drury, President of Xero U.S. Jamie Sutherland, Head of Design Philip Fierlinger, CTO Craig Walker and VP of Marketing and Product Ian Vacin. Special Sessions include tips on: How to Disrupt an Industry, Your Practice in the Cloud, How to Harness Add-ons and Xero Partner Best Practices.
2. The X-Factor of Accounting - Attendees have the opportunity to network and learn from like-minded professionals as well as access Xero's leadership team, add-on partners and Gold and Silver Xero accounting partners.
3. Future of Financial Management - Focused on the future of accounting, Xerocon is a unique event providing attendees with a first look at Xero's upcoming product releases, new features and initiatives to advance accounting in the cloud.
4. Best of Breed Technology - Connect with Xero's extensive ecosystem of add-on partners that offer a host of front to back-end cloud solutions for small businesses.
5. Special Events - Gain the chance to attend Xero's first official U.S. launch party and access VIP viewing options for the America's Cup in San Francisco.

Find out more from Jamie Sutherland, our President of US Operations, in this video

Here is a testimonial on Xerocon from a Xero partner accountant Michelle Long

For complete details on the conference visit:

About Xero:
Xero is beautiful, easy to use online accounting software for small businesses and their advisors. The company has over 150,000 paying customers in more than 100 countries around the world. Recently Xero garnered a five-star review for Software as a Service from CPA Practice Advisor. Xero's U.S. team is based in San Francisco. Xero is hosted with Rackspace in Chicago. See:

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:

    Jamie Sutherland
    U.S. President of Operations
    (415) 806-1107
    Email Contact

    Bill Bode
    Borders + Gratehouse
    (415) 963-4174 ext. 49
    Email Contact