ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2012) -  Sage North America today announced their Gold sponsorship of AccountingWEB Live! 2012, the first annual virtual conference presented by AccountingWEB, an accounting information portal, on Friday, December 7 from 10 a.m. ET - 6 p.m. ET.

The virtual conference will provide participants with the experience of attending a major national conference without having to travel. The conference is filled with 50-minute sessions on various topics such as accounting and auditing, practice development, technology, and more, delivered by well-known speakers from the accounting profession. Each session qualifies for NASBA-accredited CPE.

Interested attendees may browse the sessions and register in advance at Participants can view sessions on their desktop individually, watch in a conference room with colleagues, or use a mobile device.

Sage Senior Director for Partner Development and Strategy Ed Kless and Ron Baker with the VeraSage Institute will present a session at 5 p.m. ET entitled, "Implementing Value Pricing within Your Accounting Firm." The 1 CPE credit webinar will help practitioners implement the switch from hourly billing to value pricing, do away with timesheets, and increase profitability. 

"AccountingWEB Live! is a wonderful opportunity for accountants to earn year-end CPE credits in the comfort of their own home, office, or on the go," said Jennifer Warawa, vice president, partner programs and channel sales, Sage North America. "AccountingWEB has made this conference easy to participate in and has developed an outstanding curriculum that results in takeaways participants can implement right away."

For more information on AccountingWEB Live!, please visit

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