Statement from Sonia Vanular – our founder

by Sonia Vanular

In 1974, IMA – International Management Assistants - was established under the name "European Association for Professional Secretaries". At that time, forty-fouryears ago, the role of the perfect secretary was well-known; our name…  Read more


IMA Going Global: Meet Allison, a Frankfurt Conference delegate from Trinidad & Tobago!

by Sabrina Francini - Executive PR Officer
Please introduce yourself and give a short overview of your professional career. My name is Allison Margaret Lewis and I am a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) in England.  I am the holder of a MSc in Marketing with Distinction…  Read more

Only one month to go before the highlight of the IMA year: our Annual Conference.

by The Executive Committee

Did you know already more than 260 participants out of more than 25 countries registered? 
Yes, you are reading it well: already more than 260!!

Of course, we as an Executive Committee, are extremely happy and proud of this achievement…  Read more


IMA South Africa is launched - watch the videos

September 6, 2018 is an important milestone in the history of our association as it is the date of the official launch of IMA South Africa.  The first national group to be established outside of Europe.
We are very proud of…  Read more


Breaking through and having an impact: Executive Assistants are on the rise - IMA France Training Day

by Lizzie Jean – Chairman IMA France
Hilton Opéra, Paris, June 2nd 2018   I attended the Executive Secretary Live event in London last year. At the welcome cocktail party, a gentleman approached me. "We need to talk", he said. The room was so noisy that it was…  Read more

A few Questions for Lizebeth K. Green, IMA France

by Diana Bradl

Lizebeth will be one of our internal panel member at the conference in Frankfurt on October 26.

What does digitization mean to you personally?

Digitization is the process of converting information into a digital format. For me, digitalization…  Read more

Greetings from our speaker Nicole Dufft

by Diana Brandl

Nicole Dufft, Partner & Co-Founder fibonacci & friends
Expert for Digital Transformation, Innovation and Design Thinking

Nicole Dufft is a digitization expert and has co-founded fibonacci & friends because she believes…  Read more


Meet the plenary session’s facilitators of the World Administrator’s Summit on October 24-25 in Frankfurt

by Else-Britt Lundgren

This summit is right in time to discuss different important topics for our profession.

There will be a facilitated plenary session discussing the recommendations from the three research projects and from the new topics gathered from the Advisory…  Read more