Consult Con is the annual conference from the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) USA.

This conference brings consultants and agencies together from around the globe to share best practices, innovative ideas for accelerating revenue growth and ways to provide value to clients in an ethical manner.

Consult Con 2020 theme is Virtual Yet Powerful. In our first ever virtual conference, attendees will be immersed in live education around relevant topics, including:

  • Alan Weiss on the coming new landscape of consulting
  • Malcolm Gladwell on what consultants need to know as our world changes
  • Steve Pemberton on the power of recognition
  • Proactive rainmaking tips to land more high-paying clients
  • How to navigate, and even land clients in, the waters of Washington DC
  • Leveraging remote work to make a lasting connection with clients
  • How Black American consultants can thrive and succeed despite racial obstacles
  • What CEOs want from consultants to ensure successful engagements
  • Creating and sustaining a culture of belonging
  • How to turn introductions into opportunities
  • Learning to survive and thrive in dysfunctional environments
  • …and much more!

This virtual conference, November 6 – 7, 2020, will also provide some much-needed networking opportunities across different geographical locations, industries and expertise.

Meet the 2020 Conference Keynote Speakers

Alan Weiss

Author of over 60 books, including his  bestseller, Million Dollar Consulting. Inductee into the Professional Speaking Hall of Fame® and a recipient of the National Speakers Association Council of Peers Award of Excellence.

Suzanne Bates

 A four-time McGraw Hill author, and former TV reporter. Her most recent book is  All the Leader You Can Be: The Science of Extraordinary Executive Presence.

Malcolm Gladwell

Touted Top Global Thinker with five New York Times best sellers. His current book is How to Talk to Strangers.

Judy Carter

Comedian and author of The Comedy Bible. Keynoter topic “Turn Your Messes into Successes” is presented via her comic manner.

Steve Pemberton

Senior level executive for, Workhuman, and Walgreens. Best-selling author. His book, A Chance in the World, was made into a movie.

Deborah Lee James

Former Secretary of the Air Force and second woman to attain head of military-status.  She is the author of Aim High: Chart Your Course and Find Success.


Two action packed days to network, connect, learn and build your business.


We have an exciting line-up of speakers set for the 2020 conference.


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What Attendees are Saying About Consult-Con

The IMC USA Conference is a rare opportunity to meet colleagues who represent the state-of-the-art in our profession.
Alan Weiss, PhD, CMC

Best selling author of "Million Dollar Consulting"

IMC conferences feature the best speakers, bring controversy to the helm and provide a friendly networking space for members to joint venture and learn from one another.
Dr. Gayle Carson

Best Selling Author of "Big Ideas for your Business"

If you are serious about growing your consulting practice or firm, this is the conference you want to attend.  If you are not there, you will have wished you were.
Mark LeBlanc

Author of "Never Be the Same" and "Growing Your Business"

America’s most successful business advisors and consultants come to IMC USA conferences every year to learn and share from each other. Its where I learned the key concepts of how to take a simple idea, The One Page Business Plan and turn it into a successful international consulting company!
Jim Horan

President, The One Page Business Plan Company

The IMC USA Conference is where you will meet and learn from the truly great consultants operating in this country.
Henry Hutcheson

President, Family Business USA

For the last decade, this conference has been a time just for me – to reconnect to colleagues, to meet new people, to listen to top-notch speakers, to learn about trends – it’s a perfect way to recharge my practice!
Loraine Huchler

Chair & CEO (2013 – 2015), Institute of Management Consultants

Special Thanks to this Year’s Diamond Sponsors 

Special Thanks to this Year’s Platinum Sponsors