Supporting Canadian professionals – the value of CAW Network USA membership

What is Chartered Accountants Worldwide Network USA?

Chartered Accountants Worldwide Network USA (CAW Network USA) is an organization dedicated to helping Chartered Accountants and Canadian CPAs succeed in the United States. CAW Network USA is run by a team of US based Chartered Accountant / Canadian CPA volunteers with a full time Chief Executive.

CAW Network USA is the first local network of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, an organization that represents 1.8 million Chartered Accountants and students worldwide and is dedicated to global promotion of the Chartered Accountancy profession.

Benefits for Canadian CPA's

What are the benefits of joining CAW Network USA for Canadian CPA’s?

There are many unique benefits of joining CAW Network USA that include:

By joining CAW Network USA, you will be participating in a 7,000 strong, US based organization with a nationwide presence that is dedicated to supporting the needs of over 7,000 Chartered Accountants who reside in the United States. In addition, we have approximately 4,200 Canadian CPA’s living in the USA who are eligible to be Associate members.

Supporting Canadian CPAs working/living in the USA. CAW Network USA is a non-profit organization helping educate and network Canadian CPAs. All revenue goes towards supporting and improving our support for members.


Opportunities to network with fellow Chartered Accountants and Chartered Professional Accountants in our national network of local Chapters and our online peer to peer network (coming very soon). Network in both social and professional settings with individuals who like you are transplants to the United States and share common interests and experiences along with similar challenges of living and working in the United States.


Access to a wide spectrum of educational conferences, webinars and events including ones that help fulfill your Continuing Professional Development or Continuing Professional Education Requirements. As a NASBA accredited educational provider, CAW Network USA issues US CPE credits for CPE accredited events.

Discounted Courses

Discounted access to CAW Network USA’s proprietary online IQEX exam training course for Chartered Accountants and Chartered Professional Accountants who are eligible to take advantage of Mutual Recognition Agreements to become US CPAs.


CPA Canada Representative

Membership of CAW Network USA will give you access to a wealth of insights and events from around the world – it is an ideal gateway to a global view on the business and finance community.

Sylvia Tsen, CPA Canada Representative for CAW Network USA

About Sylvia Tsen, CPA Canada Representative

Agile senior management leader who combines strategy development, governance process, relationship building, and operational IT to implement programs that build value, improve stakeholder satisfaction, and increase organizational effectiveness.

Adaptable to new situations and new teams, Sylvia has an established history of leading and re-aligning groups for new initiatives. Some of her most rewarding experiences have been working with talent to develop their strengths and mentoring them for their next career opportunity.



Our Comprehensive IQEX Program

Based on over twenty years of experience in teaching IQEX courses, Henry Zimmer has prepared a Comprehensive IQEX Program that covers everything an eligible Canadian professional needs to learn to successfully pass the exam. All participants will receive study notes written in an easy-to-follow conversational style that emphasize the most likely topics tested on the exam.


Who can join CAW Network USA?

Participation in CAW Network USA’s activities is for Chartered Accountants who are members of one of the 15 Institutes that are members of Chartered Accountants Worldwide and Chartered Professional Accountants who are CPA Canada members.

What is the cost to join CAW Network USA?

Chartered Accountants who are members of CA ANZ, CAI, ICAEW, ICAS, SAICA and reside in the United States are eligible for free membership upon registration with CAW Network USA. Members of the other CAW member Institutes and CPA Canada are eligible to become Associates simply by registering on the CAW Network USA website and opting in for communications.

As an Associate you have 2 options for participating in paid events:

  • Pay the Associate annual fee of US $50/year. This will allow you to participate in CAW Network USA paid events / online offers at the same cost as CAW Network USA members.
  • Pay as you go” – by participating only in those events that interest you and paying the guest fee for events where this is offered / per event.

We are confident that with everything CAW Network USA offers, you will find the annual fee represents excellent value.


  • Online peer to peer network
  • Wide spectrum of educational conferences, webinars and events
  • Discounted access to CAW Network USA’s proprietary online IQEX exam training course

* waived for members who are active in leading chapters or projects for us. To discuss this contact



In order to be added to our membership database and to gain access to member only events and resources, please fill out the request form below.



Cryptocurrency for accountants Part 2 Buying storing and the future of currency

After attending this session attendees will be able to better understand cryptocurrency and what they need to be aware of as accountants

New York Chapter. End of Summer Happy Hour

CAW Network USA Greater New York Chapter End of Summer Happy Hour – Friday September 24th, at 6:00pm at the Heineken Riverdeck at Pier 17 of the South Street Seaport