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The world’s number one accountancy conference, held every four years, will feature more than 6,000 motivated professionals and leading experts to network, brainstorm and build a roadmap. 

ACCA will be on stage shaping the future - and as a gold sponsor we’re offering extra opportunities for our members:

Special benefits for ACCA members

  • Gold-sponsor discount code for ACCA members - early bird rates available until end of June
  • An ACCA programme of networking and CPD events
  • Find your name on our 200,000 celebration member wall

What you gain by attending

  • Contribute to ACCA making an impact on a global stage
  • Hear from the greatest visionaries in business and finance - visit the WCOA website to see the full programme and speaker details
  • Meet ACCA members from around the world
  • Meet members of our alliance partner Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand - joint congress host with CPA Australia
  • Network with 6,000 peers from 130 countries
  • Learn and share expertise on a global stage
  • Find new strategies you can take back to work

ACCA at the World Congress

We’ll be exploring our theme of partnerships and showcasing, with our partners, our latest professional insights on the big issues facing the accountancy profession of today and tomorrow.

Emotion in finance

We’re continuing our research on the future skills of accountants – we’ll be exploring emotional intelligence at the World Congress.

See current research

Ready for robots?

We’ll be sharing the results of major research with CA ANZ and KPMG on robotics and AI in the finance sector.

See current research

Belt and Road

How is this initiative reshaping the global value chain, and what is the role of accountants? We’ll have all the latest insights.

See current research

Unlocking potential in developing nations

Hear about the incredible work the profession is doing to create the foundations for economic growth and for societies to prosper.