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Regional Councils & Chapters

IMA’s 300+ student and professional chapters worldwide provide a forum for networking with peers.

Chapters offer a range of professional education programs to earn NASBA-approved CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits, as well as leadership, mentoring, community service, and authorship opportunities.

Enrollment in an IMA chapter is exclusive to IMA members and is included in membership dues.

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Americas Region Chapters & Councils
Europe Chapters
Middle East/Africa Chapters
Asia Pacific Chapters

Chapter activities

Professional Educational Programs
Professional educational programs combine education, networking, and social activities to help members stay current with the latest in management accounting—and earn NASBA-approved CPE credits. Organized and attended by members at a local level, the meetings feature presentations by local speakers who can tailor topics according to group needs. The smaller size of the meetings allows for a free flow of ideas, and peer discussions further foster knowledge exchange.

Networking Activities
Networking is an excellent opportunity to make new friends and business contacts and socialize with peers in a relaxed atmosphere. An informal setting can create the right context for mutual help—one person’s experience may answer another’s problem and vice versa—and give members more exposure to different areas of accounting. 

Leadership Training
Called “the best management training,” leadership activities are open to all members. Serving on a chapter board is an especially good way to experience every phase of management.

Mentorship Initiatives
Mentoring is a valuable way to inspire and support the next generation of management accountants. By building in-depth relationships with young professionals and students, members can provide seasoned guidance for those aspiring toward the same career path.

Community Service Programs
Community service programs provide the chance to engage in skills-based and civic-service volunteering. Projects range from consulting for new and growing small businesses to beautification efforts and donor drives in local communities. These programs offer members a way to contribute in an organized and effective manner while developing their own management skills.

Speakers Bureau
IMA’s Speakers Bureau helps connect IMA members with conference and event planners. These voluntary speakers can keynote, moderate, or participate on panels and roundtables at finance and accounting-related events.  To learn more, visit the Speakers Bureau on LinkUp IMA.

Chapter Portal

Resources and assets for local chapter activities.

Chapter Officers click here


IMA Student Chapters

Student chapters are a vital part of IMA's community.

Find an IMA Student Chapter near you
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For information on starting an IMA student chapter on your campus, download the Student Chapter Manual.

Each year the students and their chapters vie for the Award of Excellence (AOE) and Outstanding Student Chapter.
These programs aim to engage all student chapters to promote IMA's mission and vision as well as to provide a broad spectrum of activities and services to its student members.
Complete AOE rules and application

To learn more about IMA Student Chapters, contact:

Tara Barker 
Community Relations Manager of West Coast Chapters 
(201) 474-1535 
tbarker@imanet.org

Wore Giotta 
Community Relations Manager of East Coast Chapters & International Chapters 
(201) 474-1524 
wgiotta@imanet.org
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