The American Payroll Congress is one of the biggest events in the world for payroll professionals, with more than 100 workshops, general sessions, and a large expo featuring payroll products and services.
The congress, which was held virtually last year due to the pandemic, offered this time presential attendees the opportunity to learn more from different technologies and different companies, as well as to network and meet potential clients and partners.
One of the highlights of the congress was the introduction of Payroll Calculator, a GCE Payroll Advisers tool that provides online payroll quotes for any country in less than 60 seconds. The Strategic Planning Manager Alex Rios said: The American Payroll Congress is one of the biggest ones in the world with a lot of professionals. They had the opportunity to learn more from different technologies and different companies.
Ingrid global payroll calculator in the Payroll Congress
Alex Rios explained that his company’s product is unique and innovative, as it allows anyone to get a quick and accurate estimate of their payroll costs in any country, without having to sign up or pay anything. He said: We got the opportunity to introduce our payroll calculator. Anybody can try for free and get a quote anywhere in the world for less than sixty seconds.
He added that his company received a lot of positive feedback and interest from the attendees, who were impressed by the speed and simplicity of his product. He said: We have a huge response. A lot of people are stopping in our booth testing it out, trying different countries and getting multiple quotes. They are impressed we are giving this opportunity for free and how fast it is.
GCE Payroll Advisers in the Payroll Congress
Gabriela Soares, GCE Commercial Manager, spoke about the company that provides payroll, visas, outsourcing management and HR services for global businesses. About the congress, she said:
The level of industry engagement has been outstanding. We are here watching out for new technologies and also making our network and meeting new clients and also looking for potential alliances that would help us to grow our business.
She explained that her company’s mission is to help clients expand their operations globally, by taking care of all the payroll and compliance issues in different countries. She said:
We are an EOR company, we do payroll, we do visas, we do outsourcing management and also HR services.
She added that the company also benefited from the networking opportunities at the congress, as they were able to connect with other professionals and potential partners in the industry. She said: It has been really great and we are hoping to make new prospects for it.
The congress also featured speakers from industry experts who shared the latest legislative and regulatory changes affecting payroll. Some of the topics covered included tax compliance, global payroll management, diversity and inclusion, payroll analytics, and strategic leadership. The speakers provided valuable insights and best practices for payroll professionals to stay updated and compliant with the ever-changing rules and regulations in their field.
The American Payroll Congress is an annual event organized by the American Payroll Association (APA) and the Global Payroll Management Institute (GPMI), two leading organizations that provide education, certification, and advocacy for payroll professionals. The next congress will be held in 2024 in Nashville, Tennessee, where attendees can expect another exciting and informative event.