Membership

IMA is your one-stop source for professional development and career enhancement — giving you access to the tools, information, and peer networks you need to drive your professional potential.

Local Networking

The IMA Canton Chapter offers monthly local programs from September through May as well as special events.

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The CMA® Credential
Available only to IMA Members

One of the most widely recognized benefits available to qualified IMA members is the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) program. The CMA credential represents a mark of excellence in the field—and a competitive career advantage. Leading employers know the CMA designation reflects solid achievement in, and commitment to, the profession. This highly regarded program is specifically designed to measure expertise in the practice areas most critical to accountants and financial professionals working in businesses and organizations.

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Resources & Benefits

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Staff Enrollment Discount Program

IMA is a single convenient source for leading-edge resources, professional development, and peer networking. Our Staff Enrollment Program offers discounts of up to 15% off the regular member rate—depending on the size of your staff.

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Need to change your contact information at IMA International? Contact the Member Services Department at 800-638-4427 or send an email to ima@imanet.org

The Canton Chapter invites you to join IMA and become a member of the Canton Chapter 155

The Canton Chapter would appreciate an email noting your election to join IMA to enable the chapter to welcome you as a member. Click here and enter your contact info so we can add you to our roster immediately.

You may join online or through a printed application

Directions to join IMA online

If you have already created a log in for the IMA website, please log in.

  • Click on “Online Store” on the right hand side of the page.

  • Click on “Membership Products” on the left hand side of the page.

  • Click on “Join” to select the membership you qualify to use.

  • Note your choice of chapter affiliation as Canton 155

  • Enter your information, submit it, and then pay by debit or credit card

If you have not previously created a log in for the IMA website, the login screen will appear.

  • Under the New User section, click on “Click here to register” and complete the form. All fields identified by red titles are required fields.

  • Note your choice of chapter affiliation as Canton 155

  • After selecting a chapter you will be taken to the Shopping Cart. You may see a box next to your selection with a red X and Information Needed. Click this box.

  • You will be taken to the IMA Statement of Ethical Professional Practice. All IMA members are expected to abide by this statement. At the top is a box to check acknowledging your agreement to abide by the statement.

  • Click next at the bottom of the screen. The next screen asks if you have any felony charges. Respond appropriately to this question and then click the Finish box.

  • Be sure all Information Needed boxes have changed to a green checkmark and Ready for Checkout.

  • Click the Checkout box and provide your debit or credit card information.

  • You can print a receipt using the Print button at the bottom of the page.

After completing your order you will see an Order Summary. At the top next to your name is your IMA member number. This is your unique identifier in the IMA database and should be provided when you correspond with IMA by email or when telephoning Member Services. You do not have to provide the leading zeros or the dash zero at the end.

Directions to join IMA with a printed application form

  • Obtain a form at a Canton Chapter meeting, from a board member, from the IMA website (download an application)

  • Complete the application with your personal information

  • Note your choice of chapter affiliation as Canton 155

  • Payment of your dues may be made by check, credit or debit card

  • Return the completed form with your payment to the Canton Chapter or Mail to the National IMA office address on the form.

The Canton Chapter would appreciate an email noting your election to join IMA to enable the chapter to welcome you as a member. Click here and enter your contact info so we can add you to our roster immediately.