Ignite Conference 2018 - Guests


A gathering of industry leaders in the rising premier business and leisure destination in the Philippines  

1 - 7 December 2018 | Clark Marriott Hotel, Pampanga, Philippines

What is The TOA Ignite Annual Conference?  

The TOA Ignite Annual Conference will feature industry thought leaders, influencers, and innovators who will talk about the industry's most prominent topics.

This event is like no other event in the industry. Spend time with over 100+ leading accountants from Australia, US, Canada, UK, and New Zealand for over a week while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the Philippines. You will not only build great business relationships but also true and lasting friendships.​  

TOA Ignite’s aim is to help TOA clients continue being industry leading firms by focusing on:  

How to build better businesses by employing high-performing global teams

Optimising practical technological innovations

Implementing proven growth strategies

In this 7-day event, great minds come together: Nick Sinclair of The Outsourced Accountant, Guy Pearson of Practice Ignition, mentor Wayne Schmidt, Edward Chan of Chan & Naylor, Jamie Johns of Sky Accountants, Rob Nixon, accounting business success mentor, coach, and facilitator; Keith Abraham, goal achievement expert and creator of the GoalDriver™ Formula, and Atty. Agustin Angeles, former president of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants, plus many more speakers to be named with best-of-the-best accounting firms. 

Offshoring Masterclass

Take part in a half-day workshop where TOA Executives will guide you through the step-by-step process on how to build and manage a high-performing global team. Learn the most effective tools and strategies to use to make it happen from conference partners and the accounting firms who have successfully built global teams with us. After the workshop, delegates will receive a 1-on-1 consultation to set goals and develop short and long-term action plans.  

Full Office Tour

Meet key staff from TOA who will take you on a full guided tour through all facilities and departments. From security, IT, recruitment, talent acquisition, healthcare and well-being, management support and much more, get a detailed account of TOA’s inner workings and how you can leverage these to set up a highly successful global team.  


17:00 - 18:00 Welcome Drinks 

08:00 - 09:00 Registration 09:00 - 09:30 Welcome & TOA Updates | Nick Sinclair 09:30 - 10:30 Attracting, Managing And Retaining The Best People Globally | Nick Sinclair 10:30 - 11:00 Morning Tea 11:00 - 12:00 Panel Session - Life In The Philippines: A Local's Experience 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch 13:00 - 14:30 Client Panel: How Successful Clients Have Built Their Culture With Their Global Teams 14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Tea Break 15:00 - 16:00 Building A Million Dollar Profit Per Partner Business | Rob Nixon 16:00 - 16:30 Takeaways and Action | Nick Sinclair & Wayne Schmidt

09:00 - 10:30 Becoming A Passionate Business Leader | Keith Abraham 10:30 - 11:00 Morning Tea 11:00 - 12:30 Creating Loyal and Passionate Clients | Keith Abraham 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch 13:30 - 14:30 What Is An Accounting Firm’s Ideal Technology Stack? | Guy Pearson 14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Tea Break 15:00 - 16:30 You Have To Be Structured To Scale: Getting Your People Strategy Right | WIZE Mentoring Session - Edward Chan & Jamie Johns 16:30 - 17:00 Conference Roundup | Nick Sinclair and Wayne Schmidt 

16:00 Tuloy Foundation Visit  

06:30 - 07:00 Tee-off time Golf Event (Open For All Attendees) | Greg Deacon Stew Tiley

TOA Year-end Party 


Chairman | The Outsourced Accountant Outsourcing & Offshoring Expert  

Creator of the GoalDriver™ Formula | Goal Achievement Expert

Accounting Business Success Coach, Mentor & Facilitator

CEO | Practice Ignition Business Collaboration Trailblazer

Accounting Industry Trailblazer

Chairman | Chan & Naylor Accountants Strategic Growth Guide 

CEO | Sky Accountants Accounting Business Innovator


 Partner| Angeles & Canlas Law Offices

Managing Director & Co-Founder | KMC Savills - KMC Solutions


Major Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Practice Ignition

Wize Mentoring

Finance House Group

Receipt Bank

Silver Sponsor

BGL Corporate Solutions

One 80 Financial Services 

Why attend?

This is a historical moment that is unequaled in the Accounting industry as well as the outsourcing and offshoring industry landscapes!  

Be part of The Outsourced Accountant’s 2018 culminating event where you will be joined by all your peers who have built global teams with us and have realised true success. 


  • Learn insights on the tools and strategies to take on towards 2019 to build better businesses for yourselves and your clients  
  • Listen to the triumphs and successes of accounting firms who are on a similar offshoring journey as you
  • Grab this amazing opportunity to share your offshoring journey and be an inspiration to those who have just started 

Time to make history instead of just writing history! Don’t miss this inaugural landmark event. 

The Destination

Take part in this historic gathering of industry movers and shakers at the newly launched Clark Marriott Hotel, located in the beautiful and sunny Clark.

The combination of near-perfect weather, a fast-growing metropolis, and an adventure getaway makes Clark an excellent location for insightful learning and outrageous fun. 

Grab this chance to grow your business and team, then go on an adventure and explore hot-air ballooning, skydiving, or offroading. Or, you can relax and rejuvenate in world-class wellness and spa facilities in the area.

Located in the province of Pampanga, the culinary capital of the Philippines, expect your taste buds also to go on an adventure with awesome eats.

Consider The TOA Ignite Conference 2018 your ultimate business and leisure destination where the possibilities are limitless! 

* Special room rates are available for all conference attendees at PHP 5,500/night for deluxe rooms (normal rates are PHP 8,000/night). Don't forget to quote TOA Ignite as you book your rooms.

What previous attendees have to say 

Reach out to us if you want to join!

CLAIRE GUERIN Account Manager Phone: 0437 046 761 claire.guerin@theoutsourcedaccountant.com

CATHY LOCKYER Account Manager Mobile: 0421 517 220 Direct: 07 3073 6252 cathy.lockyer@theoutsourcedaccountant.com 

MARIE WARE Account Manager Mobile: 0422 316 276 Landline: 07 3073 6254 marie.ware@theoutsourcedaccountant.com

DAVID FRENCH Global Team Specialist ANZ Mobile: 0447 019 377 Direct: 07 3073 6259 david.french@theoutsourcedaccountant.com

SHANIL RAMBHAROS Global Team Specialist ANZ Mobile: 04 1782 8468 Landline: 07 3073 6244 shanil.rambharos@theoutsourcedaccountant.com

NICK BENFIELD Global Team Specialist North America USA: 1 (562) 203-0613 Canada: 403 917 0244 nick.benfield@theoutsourcedaccountant.com