IMA Opens Early Bird Registration for June 2017 Annual Conference and Expo in Denver

Marc Gerrone
(201) 474-1502

Taylor Fenske
Stern Strategy Group
(908) 325-3866

Montvale, N.J., February 15, 2017— Today, IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) announced Early Bird registration for its 2017 Annual Conference & Expo (ACE2017), to be held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel on June 17-21, 2017.


Attendees will be given the opportunity to hear from a robust list of keynote speakers on key issues facing the accounting and finance field. New this year, the conference will enable professionals to explore eight topical learning tracks designed to fit career needs. Learning tracks include: planning, budgeting and forecasting; small business and M&A; ethics; technology; financial close and reporting; leadership and professional development; accounting hot topics; and governance, risk management and internal controls. In addition to a conference program of more than 65 sessions, attendees can also enjoy 15 networking opportunities, including an offsite reception.


Keynote presenters include:

  • Daymond John, Founder and CEO of FUBU, Co-Star of ABC’s Shark Tank, CEO of The Shark Group, who will present “Achieving Your Goals”    
  • Tony Byers, Ph.D., Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Starbucks, who will present “The Multiplier Effect of Inclusion”    
  • Terry Jones, Founder of and Founding Chairman of, who will present “Disruption Off Innovation On”
  • Laurie Brlas, CMA, CPA, former Executive Vice President and CFO of Newmont Mining Corp, who will present “Trek to the Top: My Journey to the CFO Summit”


Nearly 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 opportunities to make strong business connections and to explore new areas to boost their career in management accounting.

Early Bird conference registration rates will be available through March 31, 2017. For complete information on the Annual Conference and registration details, visit Attendees can join the conversation at #IMA17ACE.


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 80,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Middle East/Africa. For more information about IMA, please visit

› Download