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IMA South Africa offers you local focus with international access to our global network of management support professionals.

Join us and benefit from our local network and international connections

IMA Membership

Membership of IMA enables you to develop close working relationships with colleagues and peers, whilst strengthening your abilities to gain an insight into the Priorities, Needs and Requirements of Senior Management you assist daily.

    Membership Packages

    IMA South Africa has various membership packages at affordable rates ranging from Individual Professional Membership to Company Group Rates.  For further inquiries contact any of the National Committee members for details.

    Membership Subscription

    Your IMA membership is an annual subscription. Shortly before it is due for renewal we will send you a reminder confirming details of subscription fee and the date it is due.

    Become a Member

    Invest in your own Personal Self Development and become a member of the international management assistants network of choice.

    • Promote your personal brand within our community and by writing articles and insights for our website.

    • Meet peers and colleagues by attending our events

    • Through networking and interaction learn and further develop and enhance your soft skills

    • Attend IMA South Africa professional development training events at discounted member rates.

    • Participate at discounted rates in two annual international conferences held in different member countries.

    • Receive the IMA e-Newsletter twice a year.

    IMA South Africa

    IMA is a non-profit organisation originally registered in Paris, and now managed from the Netherlands.

    Our local association is also registered as a Non-Profit Organisation in South Africa, as IMA South Africa NPC (2017/585475/08).

    IMA International Governance

    Our members control the business of the Association during their presence at the Annual General Meeting which coincides with our annual IMA International Conference.

    • The IMA Council is our consulting and policy-making body.
    • The Executive Committee is the Executive body of the Association.
    • An elected National Committee ensures the day-to-day administration of each of our National Groups.

    International Secretariat

    Our international secretarial services are executed in the Netherlands. 

    PO Box 1858 NL 3860 BB Nijkerk
    The Netherlands

    T: +31 (0) 33 247 34 71
    F: +31 (0) 33 246 04 70

    The South African National Committee manages the day to day affairs of our local IMA. You can contact any of our National Committee for assistance. Their details are provided on the National Committee page


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    • We focus on the personal and professional growth of our members and the continued development of the management support profession.

    • Grow in a space where everyone is on common ground in a safe and proactive environment.

    • Experience exchanges with your peers from outside your own industry

    • Access our international network which encompasses a vast range of business cultures, languages and lifestyles.

    • Learn about the latest trends and developments of our profession.

    • Benefit from lifelong learning and self-development with custom-made training programmes, conferences and workshops.