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31 March 2020: Coronavirus Update. The situation is fast moving and we are continuing to monitor the global situation and its impact on our members, staff, exam candidates, students and the profession. More information for Members and Students in My CIMA.

AFRICA EVENTS

2020

Make the most of your membership by getting involved with the events in your area. They provide an opportunity to develop your skills with locally organised events as well as providing networking opportunities with other like-minded peers. If you are a student, keep an eye out for exam workshops as this will help you progress faster through your CIMA journey.

What's happening in 2020?

Upcoming conferences and events

With the rapidly changing situation and seriousness of COVID-19, we want to protect the health and well-being of our members, students and staff. We are taking necessary precautions by offering flexible attendance options, such as virtual attendance, where we can. Please monitor the website closely, for updates relating to specific events as there may be some cancellations or rescheduling. We are monitoring the coronavirus situation closely and we will notify attendees if we need to change our plans.

2020 EVENTS AFRICA - NOTICE: COVID-19

CIMA Africa is closely monitoring the recommendations from the World Health Organization and other government authorities about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are taking appropriate steps to assure the health and wellbeing of our global staff, our branch chairs, members, exam candidates and others within the profession. As you might be aware, cases have been reported in Nigeria and South Africa, two of our biggest markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Serving the public interest continues to be the highest priority for the Association, its members and students, and we are providing the profession with educational content to help participants manage their business and clients’ needs during this event. All member & student events and activities have been cancelled until further notice. Any upcoming engagements in all regions and locations will be done virtually, rescheduled or scaled back if it will not significantly impact progress. The current guidelines are effective immediately until 1st May 2020. Please be assured that our teams will continue the partnership, efforts and initiatives that were already in place through alternative means. We will keep you updated.

MEMBER EVENTS

DATE EVENT CITY / COUNTRY
VENUE PRESENTER COST HOW TO RSVP
3 March Ghana Awards Night Accra
British Council Auditorium,11 Liberia Road, Accra
   None  Click here to RSVP
21 May Graduation Ceremony Johannesburg We're still finalising details for this event, keep an eye out for more information!

STUDENT EVENTS

DATE EVENT CITY / COUNTRY VENUE PRESENTER COST RSVP
3 March Ghana Awards Night Ghana British Council Auditorium,11 Liberia Road, Accra Yoku Korsah, ACMA, CGMA None Click here
07 March  Face to face Durban College of Business, UKZN,  Howard College Campus
N/A Please refer to booking link
Book now
13 and 14 March  Face to face
Johannesburg CIMA Johannesburg office, 4th Floor, 54 Melrose Boulevard,  Melrose Arch
N/A Please refer to booking link
Book now
27 March Face to face Cape Town 3rd Floor, 79 Roeland Street, Cape Town, 8001
N/A Please refer to booking link
Book now
06 June Face to face Gaborone CIMA Botswana office, Plot 50374, Financial Centre, FairGround, Gaborone N/A Please refer to booking link Book now
21 May 2020 Graduation Ceremony Johannesburg We're still working on the details, keep an eye out for more information!

All booking forms should be returned to the email address as it appears on the invitation, with proof of payment unless the event is free.

  1. For enquiries about the most recent status of bookings for, or the cost for an event, email EventsSA@cimaglobal.com with the name of the event in the subject line. Failing to name the event in the subject line may delay the processing of your enquiry or booking. 
  2. Using any other email address other than that stated on the invite may mean that your booking request is not processed.
  3. Ensure that you supply a daytime telephone number and an active email address. Failing to do so may cause delays in correspondence and difficulty in processing your request and sending confirmations.
  4. Bookings received after the closing date, as per the invite, cannot be guaranteed.
  1. We endeavour to help as many delegates attend as possible. In the event that you require a tax invoice before payment, please note that your booking will be recorded, and payment becomes mandatory once a request has been received. 
  2. All requests for tax invoices should be submitted 10 working days before the closing date.
  3. To secure your seat in popular events, it may therefore be advisable to pay by EFT or credit card, request the invoice and then claim reimbursement from your company.
  4. Please note, once a tax invoice is issued, CIMA will not accept any cancellations of any of the mentioned guests in the booking form. CIMA reserves the right to hold the delegate or individual and or company liable for payment whether the delegate intends to attend the event or not.

For more information please contact Finance.sa@cimaglobal.com

  1. Bookings must be accompanied by proof of payment. In such cases where no payment is required for an event this condition falls away.
  2. While electronic bank notifications are accepted, to expedite the processing of these payments the delegate surname and abbreviated course name should appear in the beneficiary reference.
  3. Payment for bookings shall be made by the RSVP date as it appears on the invite. No bookings will be confirmed after this date if proof of payment has not been received.
  4. Only delegates who have paid will be allowed to attend the event. Any delegate who has not paid will be asked to pay before entering the venue, in which case only cash will be accepted. 
  5. CIMA reserves the right to cancel unpaid reservations where there is high demand and in favour of those delegates who have already supplied proof of payment with booking.

Please contact EventsSA@cimaglobal.com for more information.

  1. No booking will be confirmed unless the attendee has received a confirmation from CIMA. If no confirmation has been received until five days before an event, it is the responsibility of the delegate to contact the relevant CIMA office and follow-up on the booking. 
  2. All delegates should receive a booking confirmation within 24 hours after they have emailed a completed booking form, provided that they have emailed it to the correct email address as per the invitation.

If you have not received a confirmation email, please contact EventsSA@cimaglobal.com

  1. In the event where an attendee has paid and booked for an event and can no longer attend, a written substitution will be considered. Emails to confirm a substitution should be sent no later than 72 hours before an event. No telephonic substitutions will be accepted.

Please email written substitutions to EventsSA@cimaglobal.com

  1. Unpaid bookings, excluding instances where a tax invoice has been requested, may be cancelled by CIMA to make way for paying delegates, confirmation of booking notices will be issued 48 hours prior to an event and after bookings have closed. Except in the event that bookings close early due to high demand; in this case, once all payments are received, booking confirmations may be issued earlier.
  2. Cancellations received within 10 days before the event, will be accepted, except where a tax invoice has been requested. Refunds will be processed 10 working days after the refund form has been received and completed correctly. Any cancellations received five days before an event is subject to a 50% penalty fee. Cancellations received after five working days before an event is subject to 100% penalty fee. CIMA has a zero tolerance policy on cancellations.
  3. Individuals shall be entitled to receive a refund in circumstances where 
    1.1
    there was an overbooking by CIMA
    1.2
    or the event was cancelled
  4. In the event where a course is attended via webinar or teleconference and the individual was not able to connect, due to an isolated connectivity or technical reason, CIMA will not be liable and will therefore not issue a refund. 

Please submit all cancellations to EventsSa@cimaglobal.com