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IMA Introduces 15 New Experts to its Speakers Bureau Featuring Accounting, Finance and Business Thought Leaders
March 25, 2013
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Montvale, N.J., March 25, 2013 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, has expanded the IMA Speakers Bureau, an online resource designed to facilitate connections between event organizers and thought leaders from IMA’s membership.
With 15 new speakers added to its roster, the IMA Speakers Bureau now comprises 35 of the leading minds in accounting and finance and more effectively serves professional conference and meeting planners, who have a continuous need for experienced lecture talent. Since its creation in September 2011, the Speakers Bureau has gathered a unique group of thought leaders to address today’s most pressing accounting, finance and business issues.
“The IMA Speakers Bureau includes some of IMA’s most distinguished thought leaders and technical experts in the field of finance and accounting,” said Jeff Thomson, CMA, IMA president and CEO. “Our efforts to convey the ideas of these notable members are becoming an increasingly important part of our mission to share knowledge, advocate the highest ethical practices, and provide a forum for research and thought leadership.”
IMA’s technical experts and thought leaders cover an array of relevant and cutting-edge topics, including global business operations, risk management, leadership, regulatory matters, performance management and improvement, XBRL, strategic planning, certification, financial innovation, the accounting skills gap, careers, and more.
The IMA Speakers Bureau is one of several IMA programs to support the accounting and finance profession. To access a listing of participating speakers and availability, visit the Speakers Bureau section of IMA’s website at http://speakersbureau.imanet.org/about.aspx.
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 65,000 members in 120 countries and 200 local chapter communities. IMA provides localized services through its offices in Montvale, N.J., USA; Zurich, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE; and Beijing, China. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imanet.org.