IMA Opens Registration for 2019 Annual Conference and 100-Year Celebration

Giuseppe Barone
(201) 474-1681

Taylor Fenske
Stern Strategy Group
(908) 325-3866

Montvale, N.J., February 13, 2019 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, today announced registration for its 2019 Annual Conference and Expo (ACE2019). The event, to be held June 15-19 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, will officially celebrate IMA’s 100-year anniversary at a special Centennial Celebration honoring IMA’s thriving global community.

Kicking off this year’s conference is Jay Leno, executive producer and host of Jay’s Garage, stand-up comedian, actor, and author, who will open with a comedy show for attendees. Additional keynote presenters include:

  • Mike Walsh, futurist, best-selling author, and CEO of Tomorrow
  • Matthew Luhn, former Pixar animator, story artist, and author
  • Amy Vetter, CPA, yogi, technologist, and contributor

At ACE 2019, attendees will have the opportunity to explore eight specialty tracks designed for management accountants and choose from more than 75 job-relevant sessions to customize their learning experience. Tracks include: Accounting Hot Topics; Ethics; Reporting and Control; Strategy, Planning, and Performance; Business Acumen and Operations; Leadership and Professional Development; Small- to Medium-Sized Enterprises; and Technology and Analytics.

More than 1,000 professionals from large and small businesses, public corporations, academic institutions and government agencies are expected to attend this year’s conference, providing attendees with ample opportunities to make strong business connections and explore new ways to boost their career in management accounting. Additionally, ACE 2019 will offer attendees the opportunity to earn more than 28 CPE credits and 27 NASBA-eligible credits.

Early Bird conference registration rates will be available through March 29, 2019. For complete information about ACE2019 and registration details, visit

Attendees can join the conversation at #IMA100YEARS.

About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA®, named the 2017 and 2018 Professional Body of the Year by The Accountant/International Accounting Bulletin, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on