Quick look at IMA Meeting Schedule
September 15, 2016 (Cloud Security)*
October 20, 2016 (Tour of the Georgetown Municipal Water Company)
November 17, 2016 (Ethics)*
January 19, 2017 (Income Tax Updates)*
February 16, 2017 (Student Night)*
March 2017 (Details coming soon)*
April 2017 (TBA)

*All meetings are held at the DoubleTree on Richmond Road. Social at 5:30pm with dinner starting at 6:00pm.
 The 2014-15 Program / Roster has now been released.  This document will give a complete overview of our chapter and will provide information on how you can become involved.  The IMA is a growing organization and you may recognize some of the Blue Grass Chapter's Members. For a complete download of the 2014-2015 Program and Roster, Click Here 

Recent Announcements

  • President's Message Greetings Blue Grass Area Chapter Members!The first general meeting of the year was conducted on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Lois Vogel, Past IMA Bluegrass President, introduced the 2016-2017 officers. Brian Elkins, Immediate Past IMA Bluegrass President, introduced the speaker, Greg Bourland, President of Netcomm, Inc. Greg shared his cloud security experiences and answered all questions. The meeting was very engaging and informative. I would like to formally thank Nicole Hargrove for volunteering to serve on the Communication Committee.  On October 20, 2016, a tour has been scheduled to visit the Georgetown Water Plant. The tour begins at 6:00 pm sharp. Please arrive a few minutes early. There is no cost to attend the tour. In 1889, Georgetown ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2016, 6:26 PM by Bluegrass IMA Elkins
  • 4 Hour Excel Class APRIL 15, 2016 8:00am – 12:00pm 4 HOUR EXCEL CLASS PRESENTED BY: BLUE GRASS AREA CHAPTER IMA Location:  Ashland Inc. 3499 Blazer Parkway Lexington, KY 40509 Topics to include: Lookup Functions, Date Functions, SUMIFS, Pivot Tables, Data Consolidation Continental Breakfast will be provided Cost: $50 for IMA Members $65 for Non IMA Members To register and make payment visit our website at: http://bluegrass.imanet.org/meetings/reservations Registration required by April 10, 2016 After the class it’ll be a great day at Keeneland to finish up the day and week!  Please contact Paula Wilcox at pwilcox@arh.org with questions.
    Posted Mar 10, 2016, 4:40 AM by Bluegrass IMA Elkins
  • 2015-2016 IMA Schedule Released! Chapter Members,Please take a look at the calendar for this upcoming year. We have several new speakers and interesting topics. We will begin our year with a visit to one of the oldest thoroughbred auction companies in North America. The cost is free and it will be a great event. Fasig-Tipton on Thursday, September 10. The itinerary is below:   6:00 PM – Arrive at Fasig-Tipton (2400 Newtown Pike, Lexington) 6:10 PM – Intro and Welcome from Teresa Pleasants (Tax Accountant/HR at Fasig-Tipton) 6:15 PM – Tour Offices, Sales Pavilion, Walking Ring, and Stables 6:45 PM – Accounting Discussion – Boyd Browning, Jr. (CEO of Fasig-Tipton) 7:00 PM – Fasig-Tipton Auction Process Discussion 7:15 ...
    Posted Aug 4, 2015, 1:11 PM by Bluegrass IMA Elkins
  • November PD Day Special! The Bluegrass Area IMA is running a one week special for the Professional Development Day on November 13th.  For one week only receive a $25 discount on registration.  Register quickly as space is limited and get those needed CPE for this year.  Please see attached flyer for more information and registration instructions.  Please pass this along to everyone that may need CPE, thank you.http://www.bluegrass.imanet.org/meetings/reservations
    Posted Oct 31, 2014, 4:50 AM by Bluegrass IMA Elkins
  • ICMA Updates CMA Exam to Reflect Evolving Role of Management Accountants Montvale, N.J., March 24, 2014 – ICMA® (Institute of Certified Management Accountants), the certification division of  IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), has updated the exam for its CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) credential to include additional content related to financial reporting and strategic planning; skills that are increasingly important for management accountants as their roles evolve. These updates will take effect in January 2015 (March 2015 for the Chinese language version). The revisions are based on a Job Analysis Study that polled CFOs, controllers and other accounting/finance professionals from around the world. The purpose of the study was to identify the in-demand knowledge, skills and tasks currently needed by management accountants. IMA conducts studies every five to seven years ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2014, 4:39 AM by Bluegrass IMA Elkins
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