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Chapters & Networking

Connect with our global accounting and finance community!

When members join IMA®, they instantly become part of a worldwide network of likeminded peers, diverse talent, and supportive colleagues active in all areas of the profession.

IMA helps members share knowledge, access career opportunities, and make business contacts to last a lifetime.

Our networking offerings include virtual platforms to maximize convenience as well as in-person opportunities that provide the value of face-to-face interaction. Members can choose from a range of options, from annual conferences to local volunteering, to stay informed and involved with the world of management accounting.

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Our exclusive, members-only professional network is organized by topic areas or industries, IMA regional chapters and councils, subject matter, and CMA® study groups. Members can post announcements and events, utilize shared workspaces, find jobs, and more.

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Regional Chapters and Councils

Our 300+ chapters and councils for students and professionals around the globe offer services at the local level, including professional education programs as well as leadership, mentoring, and community service.

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Conferences & Events

IMA's worldwide conferences and events provide unique opportunities to meet industry peers, exchange information, and build relationships while also earning CPE credits. In addition to regional conferences, we hold our Annual Conference & Expo in rotating cities throughout the U.S., featuring more than 50 educational and career-accelerating sessions on evolving industry trends and best practices.

Our annual Student Leadership Conference draws more than 500 attendees and brings together inspiring speakers, industry leaders, and today’s best aspiring professionals in accounting and finance.

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Stuart Cameron McLeod Society (SCMS)

SCMS was founded in 1934 to recognize those who have served IMA and to provide an opportunity for continued friendship and service. Past IMA leaders can enjoy continuing professional development, networking, and fellowship. They may also give back to the profession through efforts such as scholarship support.

Become a Society Member