ASA Philadelphia Calendar

Chapter 35, serving the bustling Philadelphia metro area, is one of the most active in the nation! Our calendar of educational, recreational, and social events has the latest news about seminars, meetings, lectures, speeches, parties, and functions.

2017 Holiday Charity Event & Happy Hour

The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers will sponsor a Charity Event and Happy Hour on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 pm in the Fayette Room on the first floor of The Great American Pub(610-940-0540), 123 Fayette Street, Conshohocken PA. The event will benefit Cradles to Crayons.
Cradles to Crayons
Charity Event.  Please bring a new or gently-used article of essential children’s winter clothing. The clothing, or a $10 donation instead of clothing, will go to Cradles to Crayons. The charity helps children living in low- income and homeless situations.

Happy Hour.  Enjoy a delicious selection of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres and an open bar (soda, draft beer, all house wines and liquor), all courtesy of the Philadelphia Chapter.

Registration Required.  The event is FREE for Philadelphia Chapter members, but space is limited so please visit the ASA Philadelphia Members Page or the Facebook Page to REGISTER if you plan to attend.

Tuition Raffle. For the first time this year, the event will feature an educational raffle for tuition!

Guests Welcome. We're ready and eager for a big turn-out for our fourth annual service event, so bring a friend. Your spouses, colleagues and guests are welcome! Please direct questions about the event to Executive Secretary Joanne Paciello, by email, phone (610-277-1366) or fax (610-277-1366).

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November Meeting: International Business Valuation

The November Chapter Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Pipeline Philly, 30 South 15th Street, 15th Floor, Philadelphia (267-702-2800). The Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 pm; all ASA members are welcome. The general meeting starts at 6:30. The guest speaker will be John Barton, President of Brandywine Valuation Consultants, LLC (BVC) in Lyndell, PA. Mr. Barton will discuss advanced “Topics in International Business Valuation.”

johnbarton1MR. BARTON. An MBA graduate of La Salle University, John also did his undergraduate work at La Salle and took a Masters from Fordham University. The past Chairman of the ASA Business Valuation Committee, he is a CPA, who left Murray Devine & Co as a Vice President to establish BVC in 2008. John has been involved in the valuation of over 700 business entities, from small sole proprietorships to multinational corporations, and has taught business valuation courses throughout the United States and Europe for the ASA, IIBV, RICS, and the Big 4 accounting firms.

HIS TALK. Mr. Barton's presentation will focus on recent developments in international BV education, as well as the profession’s growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, and the status of professional designations overseas. He will explain why a knowledge of international business valuation is indispensable, even for practitioners appraising small to medium-size U.S. firms.

ASA CREDIT. Ms. Barton’s presentation is sure to be of interdisciplinary interest. As seating for this talk is limited, please register early for this educational and productive evening which qualifies for 2 hours credit toward ASA reaccreditation.

FREE BEER & WINE. Dinner is $35 per person for members and guests and includes a mouth-watering array of heavy appetizers and complimentary beer and wine. The menu features Southern fried chicken fingers; grilled flatbreads; hummus served with fresh pita, grilled zucchini, red onion, and crumbled feta; goat cheese tort (caramelized onion, whipped goat cheese and cream cheese, served with crackers); and apple walnut salad. And, yes, free beer and wine!

PAYMENT. To pay online with your major credit card or PayPal please go to the ASA Philadelphia Members Page. Otherwise please make checks payable to ASA Philadelphia Chapter 35.  Please RSVP by Friday, November 10, to Executive Secretary Joanne Paciello by mail to 8 Terrace Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462, email, phone (610-277-1366) or fax (610-277-1366).

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