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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:

Register for our World Congress member reception

  • Special ACCA member event - Tuesday evening of Congress week
  • Enjoy views of Sydney Harbour and network with fellow members
  • Find your name on our 200,000 landmark member wall

Special benefits for ACCA members

  • Gold-sponsor discount codes for ACCA members - see right
  • Contribute to ACCA making an impact on a global stage

What you gain by attending

  • The chance to visit the ACCA stand for CPD opportunities and challenges
  • Hear from the greatest visionaries in business and finance - visit the WCOA website to see the full programme and speaker details
  • Meet members of our alliance partner Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand - joint congress host with CPA Australia
  • Learn, share and find new strategies you can take back to work

Full congress rates with discount codes are shown in the tables below. There are cheaper rates for developing nations. Two- and one-day registration rates are also available on the WCOA website.

  • Developed nations

    All Australian dollars (AUD)

    Standard rate 

    Asia special offer rate (ends 31 July)

    Developed nations

    Without discount

    With discount code ‘ACCA 10’

    For ACCA members in Bahrain, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan and UAE with discount code ‘ASIA1





  • Developing nations

    All Australian dollars (AUD)

    Standard rate

    Asia special offer rate (ends 31 July)

    Developing nation

    Without discount

    With discount code ‘ACCA 5’

    For ACCA members in Afghanistan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Myanmar, Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Yemen with discount code ‘ASIA2






    ACCA at the WCOA

    We'll be showcasing our partnerships and cutting-edge research, playing our leading role in shaping the future of the accountancy profession.

  • 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.