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IMA’s 14th Annual Student Leadership Conference Convenes in Charlotte November 14-16
September 05, 2013
Stern + Associates
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Early bird registration rates available until October 25
Montvale, N.J., September 5, 2013 – IMA® invites management accounting students, academics, and professionals to its 14th Annual Student Leadership Conference for three days of education, networking, and fun. This year’s event will be held at the Westin Charlotte, in Charlotte, N.C., from November 14-16. Early registration is now open through October 25 at http://www.imastudentconference.org.
This year’s Conference will provide students with opportunities to network with accounting and finance professionals, participate in onsite job interviews, and attend career roundtables. Session topics range from the importance of mentoring to management accounting career tracks and the benefits of the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification.
Confirmed keynote presentations include:
· Success is Easy… It’s Failing That’s Hard, presented by Ken Bansemer, National Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Leader, McGladrey LLP
· Good Things Come in Snack Packages presented by Rick Puckett, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Snyder’s-Lance, Inc.
· Climbing the Ladder and Shaping Your Career presented by Melissa Anzman, Chief Career Officer, LoosenYourWhiteCollar.com
“We’re excited to welcome 500 of the nation’s most promising accounting and finance students to Charlotte,” said Jodi Ryan, CPA, IMA director of education/corporate partnerships. “This year’s lineup of speakers and networking events will provide attendees with the necessary tools to begin their careers.”
In addition to learning sessions, this year’s conference offers industry tours, at no additional fee, to the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte branch; NASCAR Hall of Fame; Charlotte Observer and Wells Fargo.
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.imastudentconference.org/.
About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)
IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 65,000 members in 120 countries and 200 local chapter communities. IMA provides localized services through its offices in Montvale, N.J., USA; Zurich, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE; and Beijing, China. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imanet.org.