Saturday 16 February 2019
Louie & Wong – U.S.
Staff volunteered at a local not-for-profit organisation and hosted a happy hour with group activities that focused on the three Nexia core values. The firm envisions these events provided an opportunity for staff to better understand the firm's practice and how they can contribute to its success.
Nexia Auditores Panama
The firm carried out an activity with a children’s charity on the outer skirts of the city. Entertainment activities were carried out for the children and at the same time we made different donations to the school. After this, the firm’s staff took part in teambuilding activities teamwork and increase motivation.
Ebner Stolz - Germany (Cologne and Hamburg)
Teams were challenged to discover stereotypes of the working culture in other countries and see if they were true. They were assigned a Nexia firm and country and presented results creatively. The winner in Stuttgart was selected by Kevin Arnold. In Cologne, employees voted on the winner and in Hamburg, they wrote a "Nexia Facts & Cook Book."
Zeifmans - Canada
Zeifmans celebrated Nexia Day 2018 with an employee and family appreciation day. We celebrated the day through creating engaging and memorable team building experiences both at the golf and high ropes course. We wrapped up the day as a group with a #NexiaDay2018 cake and BBQ by the beach.
Nexia China's activities centred around its official signing ceremony to joining Nexia and invited many other firms from across the network, building on its enduring relationships and being globally connected. Member firms also attended a Finance Forum to discuss China's economic developments, a welcome dinner over Peking Duck, and ended with a gala dinner at a teahouse where they learnt about Chinese culture.
The Nexia Romania umbrella group celebrated Nexia Day 2018 together, at KG Audit & Accounting's offices. They enjoyed good food and toasted for friendship and good cooperation in Nexia Balkans.
LatinCo - El Salvador
Staff visited a nursing home, bringing with them food, cleaning supplies and music . They spent the morning talking to them and playing chess. The day ended with staff being given a presentation about Nexia and the importance of giving back to society and maintaining enduring relationships.
Nexia Star d.o.o. - Serbia
For Nexia Day, the firm organised a presentation for its clients about Nexia and the network, followed by a barbecue and activities like Frisbee and volleyball: the aim was to strengthen client relationships outside the business environment.
Vega, Prieto y Asociados – Mexico
A conference was organised for staff and clients about Nexia, what the benefits are of being part of a network and what resources are available as part of being in a network. The day ended with a celebration of Nexia.
Castillero Auditores – Spain
The firm held a MasterChef contest at a restaurant and invited their clients to participate. They wanted to show that they are there for their clients and wanted to be closer with their clients in a completely different atmosphere.
Givens - Canada
Staff spent the day giving back to society and building links with the local communities by preparing food at the local soup kitchen and serving food to the homeless.
Nexia SJ Tanzania
Nexia SJ Tanzania embraces its responsibility to the communities and believes its actions are making important difference in its local communities. Staff visited a "Village of Joy" orphanage in Dar es Salaam, which has 75 children and spent a day with them. They also donated food, gifts and educational items for the children.
PRO AUDIT - Poland
The firm organised numerous events, including a discussion on the benefits on its membership with Nexia and included handing out Nexia-branded cupcakes. The firm wanted to present how its relations with other Nexia members influences its cooperation and business mindset. The firm also collaborated with Ebner Stolz with their celebrations.
Nuñez Rosas y Asociados - Mexico
The firm promoted meetings and activities with its clients to promote relationships as well as doing an internal event to educate their staff about the positive impact that enduring relationships with clients and how it is the key for success. The day ended with an evening of bowling competition between staff.
Italia & Associates - India
The firm hosted a series of indoor games followed by a small ceremony to acknowledge the talent across the office. The aim was to bring the team together as one: by being one and synchronising with the firm’s beliefs, they hope to serve their clients better.
Nexia Australia (Brisbane)
Cupcakes were given to the general public. The audit teams gave cupcakes to their clients. By the end of the day, people had a better understanding of who the firm is. The firm held a “bake off" followed by a presentation on what it means to be a part of a globally connected network.
BRS Neupane & Co - Nepal
The firm celebrated Nexia Day on the auspicious day of Teachers Full Moon Day (Guru Poornima), which is on 27 July. As per Nepalese culture and custom, students pay respects to their mentors and teachers on this day. Mentors from the firm were given red scarves. The day began with a presentation about Nexia.
Nexia Agbo Abel & Co – Nigeria
Staff from the firm visited the Internally Displace People (IDP) camp in north central Nigeria, to provide relief materials for their upkeep. After visiting the camp, the firm used the occasion to draw the public’s attention to the plight of the IDPs. In the afternoon, the staff took part in an array of teambuilding activities.
ICLC – Russia
The firm organised a quiz dedicated to data and facts about Nexia to increase their employees' knowledge about Nexia so that they could feel being part of the Nexia network. By the end of it, people had a better understanding about nexia.
Treuhand Union – Austria
The firm invited key clients to a presentation about Treuhand-Union and Nexia. The aim was to give them a better understanding of who Nexia is and what the benefits are of using the services of a firm from a network with a large global reach.
Nexia Australia (Canberra)
The Canberra office took part in the Nexia Australia national cook-off, where staff brought in homemade dishes and voted for their favourite to be featured in the Nexia Australia Recipe Book. One of our partners also gave a short presentation on what it means to be a part of the Nexia network.
Nexia TA – Georgia
The firm held a conference with International Construction Companies Association and hosted a seminar about the “Actual issues of tax and financial accounting” for both existing and potential clients. The day ended with a networking dinner. The day ended with team-building activities for its staff, including rafting and a celebrative cake.
Nexia Charles Man Fan – Hong Kong SAR
The firm invited its clients, employees and previous employees to the Nan Lian Garden, which is managed by one of the firm’s long term clients. They were given a guided tour of the garden and Tang dynasty replica monastery followed by lunch, bringing everyone closer together outside of a business environment.
Lyle Tilley Davidson – Canada
The firm tasted different foods and watched presentations about doing business in those countries – it was a fun way to improve their business mindset and learn about their colleagues from other Nexia member firms. This will help them when working on global projects in the future.
PAS - Thailand
The firm invited both its clients and the public to a tax seminar, showing that it is business-minded and a leader in the areas it deals with.
Francisco y Asociados - Dominican Republic
Francisco y Asociados organised a lunch at the Crown Plaza Hotel for all its employees: it gave them the opportunity to learn more about the Nexian network and the benefits of being a part of it.
DT DENETIM TURKEY - Turkey
Denetim Turkey, based in Turkey, helped organise a conference week concerning the issue of accessibility for disabled people. This conference served to define disability and talk about urban design on this issue to NGOs, architecture firms, academicians, and corporate firms.
malonebailey - U.S.
MaloneBailey ran a social media campaign on all our platforms and sent it out to firms to endure the relationships with its followers. During the week of Nexia Day, the firm held lots of activities including Nexia Bingo, Nexia trivia and volunteering with a local non profit organisation.
Nexia SSY – Malaysia
To reinforce the values and culture of Nexia International and Nexia SSY among its partners and directors, the firm held a presentation about Nexia, highlighting the network’s Asia Pacific strategy and position, followed by a lunch.
Nexia International, United Kingdom
Youth Business International have asked us, Nexia International, to present a masterclass to the senior management team at YBI on ‘Managing a membership network and adding value’.
Brazil and Portugal
PP&C Auditores Independentes (Brazil) and Nexia Santos Carvalho & Associados (Portugal) participated in a seminar with clients in São Paulo, Brazil, to discuss Brazilian investment in Portugal. This idea came about after lunch held between the partners of both firms earlier this year, in which this issue was discussed as a main trend in Portugal.
Nexia STT - Vietnam
To spread awareness of Nexia, staff spent the day cycling in teams, while wearing their Nexia-branded t-shirts.
dhpg - Germany
Our German firm created cubes with Nexia’s brand values for all colleagues at dhpg
Nexia DK - Ukraine
Through a team-building day for its staff, that involved a barbecue, cultural entertainment, sports and dinner for its employees, staff experienced a full day of training dedicated to learning new skills and improving team-building skills.
Nexia Edwards Marshall - Australia
As part of the Nexia Australia umbrella group's activties, the firm held a morning tea for staff, contributing to the Nexia ANZ cookbook , and ended with having a "bake off" competition using ingredients from one of its clients; a fun way to bring clients and staff members closer together.
To encourage better relationships between staff, the firm held a football match that also involved clients as they wanted to include them in an environment outside of the business. The firm also visited retirement homes to promote social responsibility among staff.
Nexia Australia (Sydney)
As part of the Nexia Australia umbrella group, the firm held a “bake off" followed by a presentation on what it means to be a part of such a global and well connected network. The staff also took part in sports activities, which strengthened the staff's teamwork skills.
Nexia Pacioli - Russia
The firm partnered with Youth Business Russia and delivered a masterclass to both participants of the Youth Business Russia program in Moscow and the Moscow region on the topic of ‘Taxation and accounting for start-ups'. Young entrepreneurs met leading experts from Nexia Pacioli to discuss the most important issues of starting and running their own business.
SKP - India
Staff visited a local NGO, spending time with children and engaging in recreational activities with them: contributing to society is also a way to motivate staff. Cross-functional football matches and a quiz across all offices happened through Instagram with Nexia merchandise for winners.
CliftonLarsonAllen - U.S.
CLA’s offices held video calls with different Nexia member firms across the network. In Boston, they video called Smith & Williams, Ireland, celebrating their Irish-American connections. The Chicago office called Nexia Revision Stockholm in Sweden, Minneapolis with SKP Business Consulting in India and Charlotte NC with Ebner Stolz in Germany.
Consultatio Wirtschaftsprüfung - Austria
The firm held a summer party, inviting clients and staff; it celebrated ten years in their office and five years of being a Nexia member. The firm wanted to highlight 'enduring relationships', both with clients and staff, are the backbone of its success, emphasising two anniversaries as symbols of endurance.
Miller Cooper - U.S.
Many employees individually donated up to $10 to YBI. Staff also spent an afternoon volunteering either at the charity "Feed My Starving Children" or take part in a local beach clean-up. The day ended with a "Nexia Day cake" at each of the offices for staff and clients to enjoy.
DPZ Avocats - France
The day was spent in collaboration with Positive Planet, a member of YBI in France, coaching young entrepreneurs from challenging neighbourhoods on tax and legal awareness issues.
Audria - Spain
The Spanish firm took part in the unusual activity of geochacing in Barcelona as their team-building session for Nexia Day. They felt that having fun is important and doing an unusual activity is a good way to create enduring relationships among staff and promote teamwork and leadership skills.
vgd - Slovakia
We have decided that this year we want to raise the awareness about Nexia in the first place among our own staff.
So we are preparing a presentation, will show the latest Nexia video and will then hold a small quiz to test their general knowledge.
We will do this on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 so that we cover both our offices.
Zaharinova Nexia - Bulgaria
One of Nexia’s newest firms celebrated Nexia Day at the Retirement Home “Zaedno” in Simitli, Bulgaria. Zaharinova Nexia donated a cardiograph and other medical equipment for the emergency room. A special program was organised for Zaedno’s residents, which included a stand-up comedy show by Lyubomir Furkov and lunch.
Nexia Poyiadjis - Cyprus
Staff spent the day at a children's hospital, giving gifts to sick and injured children. In collaboration with the local non-profit organisations Reaction-Youth for Preventions they also bought and sent medicine and an electric generator to the victims of a major fire in Attica, Greece.
Nexia Australia (Perth)
The firm’s MD, Mal Di Giulio, gave a speech about Nexia’s three values. All clients meeting staff that day were given cupcakes and Nexia-branded items. The day ended with a staff “bake-off’. The winners will be interviewed and their recipe will be put forward for an international recipe book.
Whitley Penn - U.S.
Staff volunteered at local food banks in various markets where Whitley Penn has a physical presence. Many people from the firm also participated with in-office food drives in each market as a way of giving back to their local communities
Trans-Asia & Co - Taiwan
The firm wanted to express its gratitude to its regular and long-term clients and held lunch meeting seminar about "Taiwan new tax policy movement" for them. The meeting was a success and proved another example of how Nexia member firms are always there for their clients.
Aca Nexia - France
Staff at the firm met together for a picnic in a park, with Aca Nexia tote bags and balloons decorated around the area, which helped to spread awareness of the firm among the public. The aim was to strengthen their teams in order to better serve their clients and build enduring relationships with them
Rehmann - U.S.
Each associate received a flyer about Nexia and how this membership benefits their clients. To play on the international theme, they tied in their relationship with the NHL hockey team, The Detroit Red Wings. Associates were invited to participate in a Nexia quiz: the winner received a signed Detroit Red Wings jersey.
TC Audit – Ecuador
In the search to strengthen the firm’s ties of commitment and loyalty, it held two annual events. The first was a breakfast meeting where they interacted with their clients, completed training on important accounting, labor, tax and financial issues, followed by playing sports. This included the firm’s staff and families ending with a lunch together.
CohnReznick - U.S.
The firm hosted a video conference with Ebner Stolz in Germany, centred on the importance of their work done together in US and Germany. They hosted an interactive virtual map, which was populated with logos of other Nexia member firms with whom they have collaborated.
Abelovich, Polano & Asociados Nexia - Argentina
The firm hired a group, which was led by a psychologist who specialises in HHRR. He was accompanied by a musician and an assistant, who organised activities focussed around “team building”. He preferred not to tell the detail of the games in advanced, keeping participants on their tip toes until the games began.
Nexia Australia (Melbourne)
The firm collaborated with The Wolf Group and dhpg using staff to spell the letters of ‘Nexia.’ Nexia Melbourne also participated in the Nexia Australia umbrella group cook off: staff brought in dishes from their culture and their families to share with colleagues in an office wide lunch celebration with music, TED talks and food!
Gyosei &Co. - Japan
One of our member firms in Japan, Gyosei &Co., wanted to promote their membership of Nexia to their staff. The firm has organised numerous activities, from games to Nexia water bottles.
The Wolf Group, dhpg and Nexia Australia
As a sign of its global and yet so close cooperation, Nexia Australia, The Wolf Group and dhpg depicted the Nexia logo with staff members from all their offices worldwide.
Smith & Williamson - Ireland
Over coffee and cupcakes, staff discussed the importance of being part of a global network, like Nexia. They ended the day with a video conference with CLA’s Boston office, discussing the offices’ key business lines, client sectors and expertise as well as CLA getting to know about Irish culture and Gaelic football!
Nexia BT - Malta
During the week leading to Nexia Day, Nexia BT treated all clients with traditional Maltese sweets prepared by a leading local caterer. On the day, staff were presented with a choice of healthy or more tantalising treats. The celebration was brought to a close with a networking party for staff and their partners.
Solloa-Nexia - Mexico
Staff went on a bus tour where there they explored their city. The aim was to strengthen their internal relationships. They complemented the tour with presentations about tolerance, diversity and inclusion to improve their work environment. It concluded with recognition of employees who have been at the firm for over 30 years.
LWK - Australia
LWK celebrated Nexia Day 2018 by the staff training session, Enduring Relationships. The focus was on how to develop ongoing relationships and receive referrals from these new and established networks. The session completed with a social lunch of champagne and International food enjoyed by all.
Pilot Partners - Australia
The firm used the opportunity to arrange a special internal staff training day with a lunch. The training focussed on the firm’s international services, as well as presenting client case studies. The aim was to drive through an understanding of what opportunities there are being within a global network.
Saffery Champness - UK
Saffery Champness held an internationally themed quiz which saw 21 teams taking part across their offices. Money was raised from staff donations and will be given to 'Five Talents' and 'Shiva' – both of which are charities that aim to assist people in developing countries to raise themselves out of poverty.
Shannon & Associates - U.S.
In teams they filled boxes with new shoes and school supplies, which went to families who can’t afford them. The day ended by toasting the launch of the firm’s not-for profit foundation, Shannon & Friends Foundation, which seeks to fill a need in the community providing new shoes and school supplies to local schools.
AS Nexia - Turkey
With a Nexia-themed party, the staff shared a special Turkish dish in the office, called a "raw meatball” and listened to talks about the resources available to Nexia member firms and the Nexia webinar on cross-border work and generating new referrals.
Groupe Y - France
To celebrate Nexia Day, Groupe Y Nexia set up a global approach of well-being on all its sites in France. The quality of life at work is for them an essential subject and they work for this improvement on a daily basis. On this occasion, our 250 collaborators were able to discover activities such as Qi Gong, relaxation, nutrition and relaxation therapy.
Nexia TS - Singapore
The key highlight was the 'Business Plan Contest' where young aspiring entrepreneurs took the opportunity to receive real-world advice and mentorship from the firm, and clients who are successful entrepreneurs. The event coupled with speed mentoring to bring forth the firm’s forte to aspiring entrepreneurs who are currently pursuing their degrees.
Andrews & Co - Canada
Staff volunteered to clean public spaces in its neighbourhoods, gathering rubbish and recycling whatever they could. Over 30 volunteers from the firm took part in the activities; the firm says its relationship between the firm, its staff, clients and community forms the bedrock of its business and involvement with Nexia.
Humphreys & Cia - Chile
The firm collaborated with an entity associated with YBI. They developed a close bond with Acción Emprendedora (AE). The firm went to the launch event of the platform AE had created and helped the foundation with technical procedures for evaluating credit applicants, by introducing them to one of the largest banks in Chile: Bci Bank.
Normey Peruzzo y Asociados - Uruguay
Staff attended a presentation and morning of activities that focussed on teamwork, morale and motivation. The firm believes that by motivating its staff, and encouraging them to take risks and search for new opportunities, both its staff and the firm will benefit and grow.
Nexia HMS Associates - Uganda
The firm strongly believes in giving back to society and building links with the local communities so for Nexia Day, it distributed food and drinks to an orphanage and a local school.
Fan, Chan & Co. - Hong Kong SAR
With the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (a member of YBI), the firm held a seminar on the topic of “Disruption at Work – The Future of Digital Automation and Initial Coin Offering” for young entrepreneurs. The firm believes that by nurturing the youth, it gains a deeper understanding of clients who have start-ups.
Nexia Montes y Asociados S.A.S - Colombia
The firm spent Nexia Day by promoting leadership and teamwork among its staff, extolling the Nexian values. They held a meeting with YBI, followed by a scavenger hunt focused on team work, assertive communication and roles. This day allowed the staff to strengthen their relationships in their teams, which for them is an important basis of professional growth.
Nexia AP - Czech Republic
The firm held social activities which includedng a presentation of Nexia, the firm’s position in a globally connected business and case studies followed by a picnic. The events improved the staff’s knowledge of Nexia.
Nexia Friedman – Canada
Staff volunteered at one of the largest foodbanks In Moisson Montréal, Canada, as they wanted to reinforce their enduring relationships between the firm and their local community. After volunteering, to spend time with the foodbank, they ordered a food truck for the firm’s employees and the foodbank’ staff.
Nexia Day 2018
around the globe.
This year, our network and Youth Business International collaborated to deliver an initiative focussed on one of our brand values ‘Being business-minded’.