Networking & Local Chapters


IMA helps you connect with your peers. Whether through our exclusive online professional network,  myIMA Network or your or local chapter activities, IMA allows you to build a network of professional relationships to share industry knowledge, access career opportunities and make business contacts to last a lifetime. 

  • myIMA Network, our exclusive online professional network – Within the myIMA Network community, members are able to exchange ideas and pursue interests in a wide range of areas. By joining groups based on topic areas, sector-specific communities or local chapters, IMA members can:
    • Post announcements or local events
    • Participate in a discussion forum
    • Access a shared workspace
    • Discover volunteer opportunities
    • Join study groups
    • View our calendar of global and regional events
    • Search IMA’s library, or access resources provided by your fellow members.
    • Job Connection giving you access to positions open to CMAs in the US and internationally


  • Global conferences and events – IMA’s Annual Global Conference, Student Leadership Conference, and other IMA-endorsed regional conferences offer informative sessions, dynamic speakers and industry-wide networking opportunities. 


  • Local chapters and regional councils – IMA’s network of nearly 300 chapters worldwide provides a forum for networking with your peers. Chapters also offer a range of professional education programs, as well as leadership, mentorship, community service, and authorship opportunities.  If you are interested in setting up a local chapter in your city, click here.