Due to Public Health Concerns, IMA Cancels 2020 Annual Conference & Expo

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) the association of accountants and financial professionals in business announced the cancelation of its 2020 Annual Conference and Expo (ACE2020) Originally scheduled to be held June 21-24 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis the event will not be held due to ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak

The well-being of our members staff accounting and finance professionals and everyone around the world is our highest priority For that reason we made the difficult decision to cancel our conference said Jeff Thomson CMA CSCA CAE IMA president and CEO In this challenging time though IMA remains committed to serving the management accounting profession by providing valuable content and educational resources

As part of this commitment to the profession IMA is making many valuable education and networking resources available free of charge to nonmembers for 90 days Available resources include a variety of live webinars and online courses including IMA's Inside Talk webinars the new IMA Data Analytics & Visualization Fundamentals Certificate and the IMA Strategy and Competitive Analysis Learning Series® Most of the free educational offerings offer NASBA Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits IMA is also offering its CareerDriver® Assessment Tool that helps individuals assess their skills and create development plans to close skill gaps using IMA's more than 1000 resources along with access to myIMA Network a global network of accounting and finance professionals

IMA would like to thank its members that served on its Annual Conference Volunteer Program Committee and worked hard to plan ACE2020 over the past year This includes Program Chair Tony Caspio CMA; and members Sonya Baptiste Gary Brown CMA CPA CIS; Lynde Gander Imran Answar Husain CMA CSCA; Dan Rozic CMA; and Dana Whitted CPA

According to Thomson IMA is looking forward to its 2021 Annual Conference & Expo which will take place June 13-16 2021 at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale Ariz IMA will open its Call for Presenters in July

For more information about the event cancelation please visit our FAQ page or http://wwwimaconferenceorg/

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 advancing the management accounting profession Globally IMA supports the profession through research the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) and CSCA® (Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis) programs continuing education networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices IMA has a global network of more than 125000 members in 150 countries and 300 professional and student chapters Headquartered in Montvale NJ USA IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas Asia/Pacific Europe and Middle East/India For more information about IMA please visit wwwimanetorg