Dear reader,

Here are the Top 10 Reasons to attend the 10th Annual State of the CIO

1. Networking Opportunities - Technology leaders need to network with other IT leaders. It’s that simple. The State of the CIO allows you to catch up with familiar faces and make new business contacts. 

2. Face-to-Face Business Meetings - The State of the CIO is a chance to meet face-to-face with potential technology solution providers. These carefully selected sponsors can provide invaluable new strategies to solve your IT problems, both big and small. Ask questions and get the answers you need to determine a successful solution for your organization.

3. Community Support - This year at the State of the CIO, you’ll learn about the Council's Advocacy initiatives and how, with your help, we are awarding scholarships and placing interns as well as working on higher education curriculum with local Schools, Colleges and Universities.

4. Intimate Setting - The State of the CIO agenda is designed to ensure that your ideas and opinions can be shared with your peers.

5. Return on Investment - Your organization expects ROI. The same is true at the State of the CIO. We expect our attendees to achieve ROI, leaving the event with new ideas, new solutions and new industry contacts.

6. Thoughtful Agenda - The State of the CIO agenda balances panel discussions with networking and presentations. We'll make sure that you're productive, without being overwhelmed. 

7. Fertile Environment - The State of the CIO includes keynote, panel discussions and one-on-one meetings. You’ll be away from your desk, but still making strides on your organization's current goals. 

8. Learning Opportunity - To make the best decisions, you need to be up-to-date on the latest IT trends. We determine which topics really matter and make sure you get the chance to discuss them with your peers. 

9. Take a Breath - Day-to-day tasks can cloud your thinking. Look at the big IT picture. The State of the CIO will allow you to tackle the technology issues that matter.

10. Focused and Rewarding - The State of the CIO will keep you focused and productive throughout the exclusive event. Stay ahead of the technology curve by examining the IT issues that matter to you.

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Where: the Signature Grand, Davie (map)

Welcome new sponsors

As in past years, we are offering a good mix of sponsorship opportunities to help you meet the specific marketing goals of your company.

For a complete description of sponsorship options, please click here and you will be redirected to the event website.

If you have questions regarding sponsorship or participation please reach out to either Maurice Dubuc or Steve Earle

Serving South Florida’s Technology Leaders

The mission of the CIO Council of South Florida is to enhance community awareness of Information Technology issues through education and communication. The participation of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) from South Florida’s commercial business, government, and educational institutions, creates opportunities for these executives to grow their respective organizations and provides personal growth. The Council provides a forum for an open exchange of ideas, collaboration on issues of mutual importance, leveraged vendor relationships, and focused community involvement.

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