2020 CIO of the Year Awards
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2020 CIO of the Year Awards

When: March 19, 2020
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Where: Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois  60604
United States
Contact: SIM Chicago
(312) 779-0833

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Important Notice:

The health and safety of our members and partners is always SIM Chicago’s top priority.  As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, we all need to take precautionary steps to help contain the virus.

Therefore, SIM Chicago has decided to postpone the upcoming CIO of the Year Awards event, scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the Union League Club of Chicago.  We will be in touch with you regarding a new date for the event and your ticket will be honored. 

Additionally, we will continue to monitor the spread of the virus and notify you regarding any changes in SIM Chicago’s events calendar. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the SIM Chicago office at (312) 779-0833, or e-mail us at info@sim-chicago.org.                                         

For additional resources on COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.

You can also access local, up-to-date information about COVID-19 on the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) website, www.chicago.gov/coronavirus.

Join SIM Chicago for a special evening which recognizes the best and brightest CIO’s in Chicago.

In Partnership with The Executives’ Club of Chicago and CompTIA AITP Chicago, SIM-Chicago is proud to present the recipients of the 2020 CIO of the Year Award; the 2020 CIO Innovator of the Year Award and the 2020 CIO+ Award.

CIO of the Year
Since 1995, the top CIOs in the Chicagoland area have been recognized by being nominated by their peers and CEOs for the annual CIO of the Year award. 

CIO Innovator of the Year  
This award recognizes a CIO who has been especially innovative in his or her approach to producing business results and is exemplary for their change leadership and innovation contribution to their organization.

CIO+ Award 
This award recognizes a CIO who has successfully expanded his or her current role into other business areas like Operations, Marketing, Sales, CEO role, etc., thus, broadening their impact on driving success for the overall business entity.

Meet the 2020 CIOY Judges.

Meet the 2020 CIOY Candidates.

What could tech look like in Chicago in 2033?  Come hear about the effort to reinvigorate Chicago’s tech community.

P33 (Short for Plan 2033) – Chicago’s Bid to Catch the Technology Wave
Keynote Speaker:  Brad Henderson, CEO, P33

What is P33?  P33 was founded by Penny Pritzker, former Secretary of Commerce under President Obama, and Chris Gladwin, CEO and Co-founder of Cleversafe (sold to IBM for $1.3B), to reinvigorate Chicago’s tech community.  These powerhouses have drawn together over 150 of Chicago business leaders to work on what is needed to make Chicago a top-tier city for tech companies by 2033. 

Join us for a night of celebration and inspiration.  Register today.  Sponsorship opportunities available.

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