Upcoming Events

Women in Leadership Conference 2024

Join IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) and CIPD (The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) at our Women in Leadership Conference, themed “Inspiring Inclusion for a Sustainable Future.” Aligned with this year’s International Women’s Day theme of Inclusion for a Better Future, we are excited to bring together professionals dedicated to fostering inclusive environments for personal and professional development.

During the conference you will explore effective leadership strategies in times of constant change, learn from companies championing better work and working lives for organizational inspiration, and join a dynamic community of game-changers for community building.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

8:30 AM, | Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah


IMA Middle East & Africa Student Case Study Competition

The globally respected IMA Middle East and Africa Student Case Competition is back! This year’s exciting business case is “Determining how to classify stock investments: the case of Unbekannt, Inc.”. University students across the Middle East and Africa are invited to put on their thinking caps and present their business strategy and recommendations to business leaders at the forefront of their industries.

Submissions are due by March 10, 2024

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Student Leadership Conference 2024

The 2024 IMA Middle East Student Leadership Conference is an exclusive event which brings together accounting and finance students, academics, and professionals in the Middle East to one all-encompassing platform. We gather to discuss ways in which young aspiring professionals of the present and future may optimise their full potential and arm themselves with tools for the future of the profession which lies ahead.

April 20, 2024 | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


The 2024 Future CFO Roadshow

In 2023, we embarked on a transformative journey aimed at empowering the accounting and finance community with a comprehensive set of skills, insights, knowledge, resources, and networking opportunities. The result was the 2023 Future CFO Roadshow, which paved the way for a new era of financial excellence, drawing over 700 attendees across 5 cities.

Now, we are poised to reimagine innovation and leadership for accounting and finance professionals, preparing them for the pivotal and changing role of CFO with the upcoming “2024: The Future CFO Roadshow”.

2024 Future CFO Roadshow:

  • Dubai, UAE: 21 April 2024
  • Doha, Qatar: 22 April 2024
  • Amman, Jordan: 23 April 2024
  • Cairo, Egypt: 25 April 2024


Event Highlights

IMA Middle East Annual Conference 2023

This quarter, we proudly hosted the 2023 IMA Middle East Annual Conference at the InterContinental in Riyadh, with a remarkable turnout of 200 participants. The event centered around insightful discussions on strategic thinking, AI, leadership, FP&A, sustainable finance, and ESG. Noteworthy was the launch of our Saudi office, attended by our CEO and a stellar lineup of speakers. We express our gratitude to all contributors for their lively engagement, making this conference a resounding success.

IMA Student Leadership Conference 2023

This May saw the hugely popular IMA Student Leadership Conference 2023 taking place. Accounting and finance students, academics, and professionals in the Middle East came together to discuss ways in which young aspiring professionals can optimize their potential.

The Future CFO Roadshow – Navigating Challenges, Seizing Opportunities: Strategies for Future CFOs

The Future CFO Roadshow featured an exceptional line-up of noted speakers who shared insights on leadership roles and strategies to navigate economic and business disruptions. The event spanned five cities – Riyadh, Manama, Kuwait, Doha, and Cairo – and attracted more than 700 attendees.


Meet the Winners of the 2023 IMA Middle East & Africa Student Case Competition Finals. The winners of the 2023 IMA Middle East & Africa Student Case Competition Finals were unveiled in May with American University of Beirut – Lebanon taking first place. New York University Abu Dhabi, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, and University of Stirling – Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, took second, third, and fourth positions, respectively. Congratulations to all!

Local Chapter events

Your local chapter acts as a forum for networking with peers and keeping abreast of industry changes. Your local chapter also offers a range of professional education programs to earn NASBA CPE credits, as well as leadership, mentoring, community service, and authorship opportunities. Find out what your local chapter is up to.

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