2017 STATE OF THE CIO

In Support of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund

Wednesday March 15 // Signature Grand Ft. Lauderdale

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2017 STATE OF THE CIO

Wednesday March 15, Signature Grand

Keynote Speaker

Peter Hammer

HAMMER GROUP // UNITED AIRLINES // ACCENTURE // CENTURYLINK

Peter Hammer

Moderator

Paul Martine

V.P. OPERATIONS AND CIO // CITRIX SYSTEMS INC.

Peter Hammer

The CIO Council of South Florida is honored to present the 11th Annual State of the CIO.

The Annual State of the CIO is a not to be missed event, that offers CIOs and I.T. Execs relevant industry insights and valuable peer-networking opportunities.

The State of the CIO event provides a forum for an open exchange of ideas, collaboration on issues of mutual importance, leveraged vendor relationships, and focused community involvement.

Supporting the CIO Council Scholarship Fund, proceeds for CIO Council events have funded 9 Scholarships across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Agenda:

07:00 am – Sponsor registration and setup

By-Invitation only CIO Breakfast:

07:00 am – 07:30 am – Registration for ‘Invitation-only CIO Breakfast
07:30 am – 08:30 am – Breakfast, Presentations and Networking

State of the CIO General sessions:

General registration opens at 07:30 am
08:30 am – 10:00 am – Breakfast, networking and one-on-one vendor meetings
10:00 am – 10:15 am – 2017 State of the CIO introduction and announcements
10:15 am – 11:00 am – Keynote Address
11:00 am – 12:00 pm – State of the CIO Panel Discussion
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Closing remarks

Milestones:

In the past 3 years alone:

  • 9 Scholarships awarded across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties
  • Attended by over 750 I.T. Decision Makers
  • More than 100 local and regional companies represented

Delegates can expect:

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Network with top local and region I.T. decision makers
  • Learn from subject matter experts who ‘live the job’ on a daily basis
  • Your attendance supports the CIO Council of South Florida Scholarship Fund
  • Reserved table for 10 available

Who should attend:

  • CIOs, CTOs, Senior I.T. Managers
  • I.T. Influences
  • I.T. Analysts and Consultants
  • I.T. Entrepreneurs
  • Directors of I.T. and Infrastructure
  • I.T. Decision Makers and Procurement Managers

Download a select list of Job Titles and Company Names from recent State of the CIO Events

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Sponsorship Levels



PLATINUM Event Sponsor - $5000 - SOLD OUT
  • 3-5 minutes during CIO-Only breakfast event
  • 3-5 minutes on stage for company presentation at the main event
  • Retractable Banner adjacent to stage at the main event
  • Acknowledgement by President during Introductions
  • List of attendees
  • 1 table-top available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • 4 company representatives at Main Event & 2 at CIO Executive Breakfast
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year
Invitation only CIO Breakfast Sponsor - $3500 - SOLD OUT
  • 3-5 minutes during CIO-Only breakfast event
  • Retractable Banner placed in the room during the breakfast
  • Retractable Banner adjacent to stage at the main event
  • Acknowledgement by President during Introductions
  • List of attendees
  • 1 table-top available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • 4 company representatives at Main Event & 2 at CIO Executive Breakfast
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year
GOLD Event Sponsor - $1000
  • Mention from the stage
  • Retractable Banner adjacent the stage
  • 1 table-top available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • 2 company representatives
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year
  • List of attendees
Exhibitor Table - $550
  • 1 table-top available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • Mention from the stage
  • 1 company representative
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year
Reserved Table for 10 Guests - $500
  • 10 reserved seats for your guests
  • Banner on the table

OUR SPONSORS

SCHOLARSHIPS

Outline and goals

  • Encouraging local CIOs to give back to the south Florida tech community through scholarships to deserving high school students who will pursue a tech education at a Florida school

Achievements

  • Launched the first scholarship program with Miami/Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) 2014 and awarded three scholarships at the 9th Annual, 2015 State of the CIO event
  • We’re confirmed for another year with the MDCPS program.
  • Administer funds through the MDCPS 501(c)(3)
  • Launched Programs with Broward County through the Broward Education Foundation.
  • Launched Programs with Palm Beach County.
  • Awarded 9 Scholarships to date.

Planned Activities

  • Use MDCPS model in Broward and PB Schools to administer funds
  • Expand the program up to nine scholarships in 2017 across the three counties
  • Involve South Florida Higher Education schools in the Scholarship promotion and process

Joe Robens – Team Lead, Scholarships

Joe is a long time member of the Council and an entrepreneurial sales professional whose dedication and persistence has brought the scholarship program to life. Joe’s leadership has already awarded three young students with scholarships and he is aiming to present a total of 9 scholarships across the 3 school districts.

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