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SIM Chicago is committed to providing premier events at reasonable prices, including insightful content and great networking. This would not be possible without the financial contributions and thought leadership from our sponsors. A list of our recent valued sponsors is directly below. 


 Diamond Sponsor

Comcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, TV and Managed Enterprise Solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their business. Powered by an advanced network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is one of the largest contributors to the growth of Comcast Cable. Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and has emerged as a force in the Enterprise market; recognized over the last two years by leading industry associations as one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services. For more information, visit https://business.comcast.com/enterprise

Platinum Sponsor

For over twenty years, Peterson Technology Partners has proudly helped Chicago IT executives make the best hiring decisions. We focus only on Chicagoland based firms with an emphasis on finding best-in-class local contract and contract-to-hire tech talent in very short periods of time. 

We utilize a culture-focused 5-Point Process and offer a 4-Point Promise yielding quality IT professionals for Fortune 500 and Mid-Size firms. 

 Our areas of expertise include: 

  • Application, Web, Mobile Development, DevOps and e-Commerce
  • Data Science, Analytics, Governance,  Business Intelligence (BI) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Information Security
  • ERP (SAP & Oracle)
  • Architects, Project Managers, Business Analysts, QA

Gold Sponsor

CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for hundreds of customers, including many Fortune 20 to Fortune 1000 companies. CyrusOne’s data center offeringsprovide the flexibility, reliability and security that enterprise customers require, delivered through a tailored, customer-service focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National Exchange (IX) platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue; reduce expenses; and improve service quality for enterprises, content and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management and service delivery throughout its large portfolio of data centers worldwide.


Gold Sponsor


Beginning in 1991, Collabera changed the way corporate staffing solutions and services are provided. Our mission has been to prioritize building our relationships over building our bottom line. Simply put, we care about people.

Looking for a job is a tough, grinding, and often fruitless journey; so too the search to find passionate, inspired staff, capable of turning a vision into a success. The most common response to “how’s the job search going?” Usually, a loud, lengthy groan.

At Collabera, we reach out a hand to turn the search into a companionable, supportive journey. A journey that certainly doesn’t inspire groaning, and one that no one ever takes alone.

Our supportive employee network helps place talented professionals at innovative companies across the world, providing continuous support for both client and consultant throughout the length of each project.

We’re the seekers, the hunters, the pacers of pavements, wearing holes in our proverbial shoes looking for the perfect person for the project, the perfect project for the person.

At Collabera, the job isn’t where the journey starts. The job is where the dreaming turns a corner. We’re the page where a story comes to life.

Whether you’re a recent graduate hoping to get your foot in the door, a C-level professional searching for your next challenge, or a company (large or small) in need of staffing support, reach out. We’re here to help.


Gold Sponsor

MAKE Corporation, a woman-owned business certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, is a full-service professional recruiting firm providing the industry’s best professionals on a contract, contract-to-hire and direct-hire basis.

Our ability to consistently deliver is how MAKE became a preferred vendor to premier employers including a growing number of Fortune 500 companies.

MAKE provides:

• Access to top-tier IT consulting and other proven professionals

• High-quality, best-fit candidates—frequently in as little as 48 hours

• Measurable recruiting results across a broad spectrum of difficult to find skillsets

• Unique insights into labor market trends and strategic workforce strategies

• Unmatched industry knowledge and insight


Silver Sponsor

Headquartered in Itasca, IL, with satellite offices in both downtown Chicago and Dallas, TransTech IT Staffing is a leading provider of contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire services of IT professionals.

A Women Business Enterprise (WBE)-Certified IT recruiting firm, they have been delivering professional, flexible, and personable recruiting services since 1990. They serve a national clientele on a local, regionalized basis and are a Tier One vendor at a number of Fortune 500 companies. They are also experts at working within Vendor Management System (VMS) models.

The industries they work with include: healthcare, insurance, finance, state and local government, and banking. Their reputation is built on the ability to offer a wealth of recruiting experience and expertise, a vast network of candidates, and an unwavering commitment to building strong and lasting relationships with their clients, the consultants they place, and the professional communities in which they work.

Silver Sponsor

LRS is a global technology leader with several different business divisions. We employ more than 600 people throughout the world, and we continue to grow year after year.

Among our divisions are:

  • Output Management, developing and delivering simple yet powerful tools for managing application output

  • Consulting Services, providing IT staff augmentation and continuing the consulting tradition that began with the company’s founding in 1979

IT Solutions, helping businesses determine the best technology fit to reach their goals, from cloud to on-premise to big data and analytics and security against cyber threats

Silver Sponsor

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. With 2017 annual revenue of $2.82 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.


Silver Sponsor

Celebrating 50 years of service, Judge is an industry leader in technology, talent and learning solutions. Judge is a family-owned business which has grown globally with offices in the United States, Canada and India. Whether it is moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct hire to lead your team, or training your employees on the latest technology, we can deliver for you to ensure your organization's long-term growth and sustainability.



Silver Sponsor

Why Choose Mechdyne?

Because no one does broad-based technology better.

We lead the virtual reality systems revolution with our technology systems, and our reputation. We've provided custom software development and integration services to some of the top organizations in the world.

We are relentless about researching and developing better ways to solve the world's leading businesses' challenges. We help drive innovation in industries ranging from oil and gas to biotechnology, education to the military. As we merge the best ideas in engineering, system design, and software and hardware integration, we create innovative solutions that meet your needs.