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Sep
16
Fri
2016
9th Annual CIO Golf Outing – Supporting the CIO Council Scholarship Fund @ Jacaranda Golf Course
Sep 16 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm

You are invited to join the CIO Council of South Florida for the 9th Annual Golf Outing in Support of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund.

Player Registration

Buy Sponsorship

Scholarship-winnerThe 9th Annual CIO Council Golf Outing will take place on the morning of Friday, September 16 at the beautiful Jacaranda Golf Course in Fort Lauderdale, where we’ll enjoy a splendid day of golf and camaraderie.

A portion of the proceeds will go towards supporting the CIO Council Scholarship Fund, helping to develop a stronger South Florida tech workforce.Invite a CIO and Enjoy a $100 Discount on the Day! – Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, invite your favorite CIOs to participate in your Foursome!

Enjoy the day with your favorite CIO  – The Annual CIO Golf Outing is a fantastic opportunity to spend the day with a guest CIO. Invite your favorite CIO to join your foursome and enjoy a great morning of Golf and a delicious lunch. Just present your guest CIO along with their business card at check-in on the day and we’ll give you a $100 refund on your foursome’s registration price.

Registration closes September 14, 2016

Agenda: 7:30am Check-in 8:00am Tee-Time 12:00pm to 2:00pm Lunch

Our event includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Roaming Drinks Carts
  • Golf Cart and all fees
  • 4-person scramble
  • Catered luncheon and awards reception

If you have any questions, please contact Maurice Dubuc Maurice.Dubuc@aajtech.com -or- Steve Earle steve@e2marketing.cc. Thank you for your ongoing support of the CIO Council.

Sincerely, Charles Grau, President CIO Council of South Florida

Our Sponsors

CIOC-2016-Golf-Sponsor-Grid

Sponsorship opportunities:

Platinum – $4,500.00

  • A portion of your sponsorship goes directly toward supporting the CIO Council Scholarship Fund.
  • Invitation to present during the CIO Council Scholarship presentations at the 2016 State of the CIO.
  • Exhibitor area table or pop-up tent at a designated hole throughout the tournament to provide refreshments or promotional opportunity.
  • Logo on Soft Brochure – distributed through email distribution lists
  • Logo on CIO Council website for one year
  • Banner on-site at a prominent location (to be provided by the vendor)
  • Table-top with give-aways (to be provided by the vendor) at registration desk – Optional
  • Acknowledgement during the award ceremony
  • 5 min. speaking opportunity
  • Advanced copy of the participant list (Name, Company Name as much as possible)
  • 3 Foursomes (12 players)

Gold – $2,500.00

  • Logo on Soft Brochure – distributed through email distribution lists
  • Exhibitor area table or pop-up tent at a designated hole throughout the tournament to provide refreshments or promotional opportunity.
  • Logo on CIO Council website for one year
  • Banner on-site (to be provided by the vendor)
  • Table-top with give-aways (to be provided by the vendor) at registration desk – Optional
  • Acknowledgement during the award ceremony
  • Advanced copy of the participant list (Name, Company Name)
  • Foursome (8 players)

Beverage Cart Sponsorship – $1,500.00

  • Logo on Soft Brochure – distributed through email distribution lists
  • Logo on CIO Council website for one year
  • Banner on-site (to be provided by the vendor)
  • Table-top with give-aways (to be provided by the vendor) at registration desk – Optional
  • Acknowledgement during the award ceremony
  • Advanced copy of the participant list (Name, Company Name)
  • 2 Players

Lunch Sponsor – $1,000.00

  • Logo on Soft Brochure – distributed through email distribution lists
  • Logo on CIO Council website for one year
  • Banner on-site (to be provided by the vendor)
  • Table-top with give-aways (to be provided by the vendor) at registration desk – Optional
  • Acknowledgement during the award ceremony
  • Advanced copy of the participant list (Name, Company Name)
  • 1 Player

Longest Drive – $1,000.00

  • Men’s and Woman’s Longest Drive
  • Logo on Soft Brochure – distributed through email distribution lists
  • Logo on CIO Council website for one year
  • Acknowledgement during the award ceremony
  • Advanced copy of the participant list (Name, Company Name)
  • 2 Players

Closest to the Pin – $1,000.00

  • Men’s and Women’s Closest to the Pin
  • Logo on Soft Brochure – distributed through email distribution lists
  • Logo on CIO Council website for one year
  • Acknowledgement during the award ceremony
  • Advanced copy of the participant list (Name, Company Name)
  • 2 Players

Breakfast Sponsor – $500.00

  • Company Logo displayed at Breakfast Buffet
  • Company Logo on Soft Brochure – distributed through email distribution lists
  • Logo on CIO Council website for one year
  • 1 Player

Hole Sponsorship – $300.00

  • Company Logo – sign at the Tee Box
  • Logo on Soft Brochure – distributed through email distribution lists
  • Logo on CIO Council website for one year
  • 1 Player

 

Oct
13
Thu
2016
2016 Technology Awards featuring CIOs AND Fastest Growing Technology Companies @ Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Panorama Ballroom
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

2016-Tech-AwardsClick here to register

Meet South Florida’s Tech Talent and Fastest Growing Technology Companies at the 2016 Technology Awards program. Enjoy a cocktail reception and hors d’oeuvres with carving stations followed by an awards program with tasty desserts. Meet the CIO finalists and winners and watch as we countdown the fastest growing tech companies from number 25 to 1.

2016 TECHNOLOGY AWARDS

The 2016 Technology Awards honor the best of both worlds:  The chief information officers (CIOs) who lead their organizations in delivering business value and innovative use of I-T  AND the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in South Florida.  The 2016 Companies and Honorees are:

2016 CIO FINALISTS 

  • Private Company – Under $50 million
  • Ken Mark, Inktel Contact Center Solutions
  • John Prince, HotelPlanner.com
  • Brian Shultz, Cruise Planners

Private Company – $50 to $150 million

  • Cynthia Haynie, Campus Management Corp.
  • James Henderson, Independent Living Systems
  • George Labelle, Independent Purchasing Cooperative, Inc.

Private Company – More than $150 Million

  • Emily Ashworth, ABB Optical Group
  • Jorge Bandin, Caribbean Financial Group
  • Charles Grau, United Data Technologies

Lifetime Achievement Recipient

  • Robert W. Young, III, Seminole Gaming
Oct
18
Tue
2016
Exclusive CIO Only Hosted Dinner @ Location shown only to guests
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Exclusive CIO Only Hosted Dinner @ Location shown only to guests

As part of our ongoing membership effort and community outreach program, the CIO Council will host and exclusive CIO only dinner.

Dec
8
Thu
2016
CIO Track at ITPalooza! @ The Signature Grand, Ft. Lauderdale
Dec 8 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
CIO Track at ITPalooza! @ The Signature Grand, Ft. Lauderdale | Davie | Florida | United States

The CIO Council with be hosting a lunch and breakout sessions at the the 5th Annual ITPalooza – Dec 8, 2016

CIO Council and ITPalooza present a series of sessions focused on the CIO with speakers and presentations designed to address current CIO concerns and interests. The breakout sessions are designed for CIO Council membership and their designated I.T. team members.

  • CIO Focused Activity
  • CIO Council invitation luncheon and CIO focused track
  • The CIO track is lead by CIO Council board member Greg Taffet, CIO US Gas and Electric Inc.

Preliminary Agenda:
11:30am-12:50pm – Luncheon and presentation
1:00pm-1:50pm – Presentation
2:00pm-2:50pm – Presentation
3:00pm-3:50pm – Presentation
4:00pm-5:00pm – Presentation
5:00pm-9:00pm – Awards, Prize giving, VIP networking, refreshments and entertainment.

Please use the link below to apply for a ticket. This application does not grant you access to the CIO Only Track. The CIO Council will screen your ticket application. If your application is approved, you’ll be sent a link to purchase a ticket. This application is for CIOs/CTOs/CSOs and Sr. Most IT Managers only

Apply for a Ticket

Mar
15
Wed
2017
11th Annual State of the CIO @ The Signature Grand, Ft. Lauderdale
Mar 15 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

Delegate Registration

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.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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

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

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

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 – $3500
  • 3-5 minutes presentation 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 in the vendor exhibit 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
  • 1 table-top in the vendor exhibit available for brochures, whitepapers and giveaways
  • Mention from the stage
  • Retractable Banner adjacent the stage
  • 2 company representatives
  • Logo on the CIO Council website for 1 year
  • List of attendees
Exhibitor Table Top – $550
  • 1 table-top in the vendor exhibit 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 during the Keynote and panel discussion
May
23
Tue
2017
CIO Only Roundtable Event – May 23 @ FIU at I-75 Mirarmar, Room 422
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CIO Only Roundtable Event - May 23 @ FIU at I-75 Mirarmar, Room 422 | Miramar | Florida | United States

Are you the CIO or Senior most IT Manager of your company? If so, please email Maurice Dubuc or Steve Earle for an invitation

The CIO Council of South Florida invites you to our May CIO Only Round Table event.

We are assembling a panel of local and regional industry experts to discus the current state of AI, Machine learning and RPA (Robotic Process Automation).

We will dive into how these technologies are affecting system security as well as other aspects of IT.

Gartner describes AI thus: “Artificial intelligence is technology that appears to emulate human performance typically by learning, coming to its own conclusions, appearing to understand complex content, engaging in natural dialogs with people, enhancing human cognitive performance (also known as cognitive computing) or replacing people on execution of nonroutine tasks. Applications include autonomous vehicles, automatic speech recognition and generation and detecting novel concepts and abstractions (useful for detecting potential new risks and aiding humans quickly understand very large bodies of ever changing information).”

Keynote:

Rich Heimann, Chief Data Scientist, Cybraics

  • Chief Data Scientist with L-3 NSS
  • Supported DARPA, Pentagon, Naval Research Laboratory and other customers with data analytics
  • Adjunct Faculty at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, “Statistical Learning and Methodology”
  • Instructor of Human Terrain Analysis at George Mason University
  • Co-author (N. Danneman) “Social Media Mining with R” published by Packt Publishing, March 2014 (ISBN: 978-1-78328-177-0)

Presenters & Panel:

  • Martin Ingram, CIO, Arise Communications
  • Mallesh Murugesan, CEO and CO-Founder, chirrp.ai
  • Ahmed Zaidi, Managing Partner and Chief Automation Officer, AutomateWork
  • Panel Moderator, Angela Polania

Schedule:

  • 6:00 to 6:30 – Check-in and Networking
  • 6:30 to 7:00 – Dinner
  • 7:00 to 7:45 – Welcome, Introductions and Presentation on the future of AI from Cybraics
  • 7:45 to 8:15 – Broward College Professors present applied research projects
  • 8:15 to 9:00 – Panel Discussion on where AI and RPA are being used today and where the future is going
Aug
30
Wed
2017
Annual CIOC Executive Steering Committee Meeting
Aug 30 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Private Event

Sep
22
Fri
2017
Updates Available – GOLF-X – the 10th Annual CIO Golf Outing – Sep 22 @ Jacaranda Golf Course
Sep 22 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Jacaranda is confident that the West Course will be open by this Saturday and the East Course the week after. This is tremendous news as our event is scheduled for the West Course.

See you on the tees!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

This morning I have been in communication with our tournament director and all-around rock-star Mike Maalouf from the Jacaranda Golf Course.

He and his team are assessing the property and are planning to have at least one course open in good time to accommodate our tournament on Sept 22.

kindly effort your plans for the event and update your team members as we only have contact info for team leaders.

We invite you to join the CIO Council of South Florida for GOLF-X, celebrating our 10th Annual Golf Outing in support of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund.

Download the official flyer: CIO Golf outing-10th-Annual-2017-Emailer

Visit the 2016 Golf Gallery

Our event includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Practice Range
  • Roaming Drink Carts
  • Golf Cart and all fees
  • 4-person scramble
  • Mulligans available
  • Catered luncheon and awards reception
  • Great raffle prizes
  • Tremendous networking and camaraderie

When:
Friday, September 22, 2017

Where:
Jacaranda Golf Course, Ft. Lauderdale

Agenda:
7:30 am: Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am: Tee Time
12:00  to 2:00 pm: Lunch and Awards Ceremony

Foursomes including a guest CIO – $500.00*

*If your foursome includes a guest CIO, bring your guest CIO to check-in and receive a $100 refund on the day of the event. Just present your guest CIO along with their business card at check-in on the day and we’ll give you a $100 refund on your foursome registration price.

  • Foursomes – $500.00
  • Individual Golfer – $125.00
  • 2-Players – $250.00**
  • Lunch Only – $40.00

**Ideal if you want to split your Foursome registration across 2 credit cards.

Sponsorship Opportunities from $300

Our sponsorship packages always sell out fast, to avoid disappointment, please buy your sponsorship package sooner than later.

  • Packages starting at $300
  • New for 2017 – Driving Range Sponsorship $1500
  • All sponsorships include at least 1 player
  • Funds benefit the CIO Council Scholarship Fund

 

Oct
12
Thu
2017
2017 Technology Awards featuring CIOs AND Fastest Growing Technology Companies @ The Signature Grand
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Click here to register

Enjoy a cocktail reception and hors d’oeuvres with carving stations followed by an awards program with tasty desserts. Meet the CIO finalists and winners and watch as we count down the fastest growing tech companies from number 25 to 1.

The 2017 Technology Awards honor the best of both worlds: The chief information officers (CIOs) who lead their organizations in delivering business value and innovative use of I-T AND the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in South Florida.

Oct
18
Wed
2017
CIO Council / SIM Joint Event @ Venue shown only to members
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

You are invited to join the CIO Council and the South Florida SIM for a joint event to be held at NSU

“Trends in Cloud Security, Hyper Datacenters & Cloud Regulations”

If you are the CIO or senior-most IT Professional at your company and you would like an invitation, please email info@CIOCouncilSouthFlorida.org

Event Sponsor:

Agenda:

  • 5:30 to 6:00 Check-in
  • 6:00 to 7:00 Networking and Light Dinner
  • 7:00 to 7:30 Guest Speaker – Anthony Puca, Microsoft
  • 7:30 to 8:30 Panel Discussion, Q&A

Guest Speaker 7:00 PM-7:30 PM

Anthony Puca, Microsoft
Topic: Trends in Cloud Security, Hyper Datacenters & Cloud Regulations

CIO Panel 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

  • Johann Vaz, CIO of BioTest Pharmaceuticals
  • Martin Ingram, CIO of Arise Virtual Solutions
  • John Bruno, CIO Broward County

 

Johann Vaz

John Bruno

Martin Ingram

Nov
1
Wed
2017
Q4 – Exclusive Invitation Only CIO Dinner
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Save the date – Q4 – Exclusive Invitation Only CIO Dinner

Dec
7
Thu
2017
CIO Only Track at ITPalooza 17 – Dec 7 @ Greater Ft. Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center
Dec 7 @ 11:30 am – 6:00 pm

The CIO Council with be hosting a lunch and speaker sessions at the 6th Annual ITPalooza.

As this event is for CIO/CTO/CSO and Senior IT Management, you are requested to Apply for a ticket through the ITPalooza event page.

CIO Council and ITPalooza present a series of sessions focused on the CIO with speakers and presentations designed to address current CIO concerns and interests. The breakout sessions are designed for CIO Council members and their designated I.T. team members.

  • CIO Focused Activity
  • CIO Council invitation luncheon and CIO focused track
  • Guided CIO/VIP tour of the exhibit
  • The CIO track is lead by CIO Council board member Greg Taffet, CIO US Gas, and Electric Inc.

Agenda:

11:30 – Check-in
12:00 – 12:50 – Networking, Lunch, and presentation – in VIP lounge
01:00 – 01:45 – Keynote Address
01:45 – 02:00 – Networking break
02:00 – 02:45 – 1st CIOC Session
02:45 – 03:00 – Networking break
03:00 – 03:45 – 2nd CIOC Session
03:45 – 04:00 – Networking break
04:00 – 05:00 – Guided VIP/CIO tour of exhibit
05:00 – Networking, VIP dinner

Sponsorship Opportunities:

A sponsorship of $5,000 will allow you to have:

  • 2 attendees at the CIO Track event,
  • Distribute collateral material and freebies to CIO Track attendees,
  • 1 sign advertising the company in the event room,
  • Can make a 5-minute presentation at the beginning of the CIO Track event.

Lunch SOLD:

Thank you to our Lunch Sponsor Vitaver Staffing

A lunch sponsorship of $2,000 will allow you to have:

  • 2 attendees at the CIO Track event,
  • Distribute collateral material and freebies to CIO Track attendees,
  • 1 sign advertising the company in the event room,
  • We will announce you as the CIO Track lunch sponsor.

A sponsorship of $1,000 will allow you to have:

  • 2 attendees at the CIO Track,
  • Distribute collateral material and freebies to CIO Track attendees,
  • 1 sign advertising the company in the event room.

A sponsorship of $500 will allow you to have:

  • 1 attendee at the CIO Track,
  • Distribute collateral material and freebies to CIO Track attendees.

 

 

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