September 06, 2007 11:00 ET

Best Selling Author and Performance Expert, Chester Elton, to Speak at IOMA's 6th Annual Accounts Payable Conference & Expo™

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 6, 2007) - IOMA, publisher of the widely respected newsletter, Managing Accounts Payable, and the robust accounts payable portal, announced that Chester Elton, co-author of several successful leadership books, including "The Carrot Principle" and "The 24-Carrot Manager" will be a keynote speaker at the 6th Annual Accounts Payable Conference & Expo™.

As a motivation expert, Chester has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company magazine, and the New York Times, and has been a guest on CNN, Bloomberg Television, ABC "Money Matters," MSNBC and on National Public Radio. He serves as a recognition consultant to Fortune 100 firms such as DHL, KPMG, Wal-Mart and Avis Budget Group.

About the Accounts Payable Conference & Expo™:

This year's conference is designed to give AP managers and professionals the practical tools to meet the new challenges they face in a changing landscape, while keeping their departments more productive and energized than ever.

At this year's Accounts Payable Conference & Expo™, participants will:

--       Choose from 21 different sessions and 4 intensive workshops
--       Get an inside look at successful AP operations at Sony Pictures,
         HD Supply (Home Depot), General Motors, AT&T, Tellabs, O'Charley's
         Restaurants, JohnsonDiversey, BMHC, and more!
--       Brush up on AP fundamentals at the AP University™ track of
--       Learn how to sort out the various choices of AP automation tools
--       Get the inside track on the exciting new use of invoice data
         capture tools
--       Discover how the "electronic mailman" can deliver lightning-fast
         invoice processing
--       Find out how to save a bundle using the cutting-edge technique of
         dynamic invoice discounting
--       Collect tips on pulling together a global AP operation
--       Hear what it takes to develop a best-in-class p-card program --
         and how to do it
--       Uncover the latest regulatory changes and crackdowns that
         affect AP
--       See how an ERP conversion triggered an entire AP department

Featured Speakers Include:
--       Nat Goodman, APM, CPA, MBA, President, Goodman & Associates
--       Henry Ijams, Managing Director and Founder, Paystream
         Advisors, Inc.
--       Donna McGuiness, APM, Senior Consultant, IOMA
--       Heidi Skatrud, Vice President of Travel Management Services
         & Market Development, Runzheimer International
--       Greg Anderson, Senior Manager, Deloitte Tax, LLP
--       Laura Flandrick, Managing Director, National Association
         of Purchasing Card Professionals
--       Michael Hernandez, AP Director, Sony Pictures Entertainment
--       Jon Casher, APM, Chairman, RECAP
--       Cherry Donnelly, APM, Accounting Operations Manager, AEGON Direct
         Marketing Services Inc.
--       Marianne Couch, Esq., COKALA Tax Information Reporting
         Solutions, LLC
--       Steve Iannarone, APM, AP Manager, Tellabs, Inc.
--       Anna Gilewski, APM, AP Supervisor of Process Improvement
         & IT Management, JohnsonDiversey
--       Bob Mealy, Director Disbursements, HD Supply White Cap


To register online, or to find detailed conference information, visit To register by phone, contact IOMA Customer Service at 800-401-5937.

About IOMA:

For over 2 decades, the Institute of Management and Administration's newsletters, reference publications, online information services and conferences have provided authoritative guidance to corporate managers across a wide range of disciplines. In accounts payable, IOMA has become the de-facto leader in promoting and explaining the AP discipline, educating AP professionals, and in linking key AP vendors and services to the markets they serve. Thousands of business professionals rely on IOMA publications every month for industry news, tips and strategies that will get them ahead of the competition.

Contact Information

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    Randy Cochran
    VP, Publisher
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