A forum for innovative IT thought leaders in Atlanta
Despite the economic downturn freezing or cutting budgets and yielding a slow recovery, businesses are regaining strength and global IT spending is expected to increase in the coming years. But even with an economic upturn on the horizon and more importance placed on IT, we aren’t out of the woods yet. The role of the CIO is more important than ever as financial turmoil continues to alter the world's economy, making it difficult to put your organization in a position to achieve success. The business goals have changed and CIOs are now tasked with trying to find emerging opportunities to drive value throughout the enterprise.
We're in a historic transition - one marked by challenges, but filled with possibility. Preparing for the upturn and making the right decisions in times of change can better position your enterprise to succeed. Accordingly, the theme of this year's summit is “CIOs in Transition - The Shift from Cost-Saver to Value Provider.”
The CIO Atlanta Summit is a unique opportunity for the city’s greatest IT thinkers to collaborate on current industry challenges and trends. The event will include representatives from various industries, including health care, finance, insurance, government, telecom, utilities, education and more. Attending CIOs and IT executives engage in peer-on-peer networking, while discussing the issues currently affecting CIOs from a variety of industries.
As an IT leader in Atlanta, now is the time to produce real business value for your organization. We at CDM Media know that in order for you to take time out of the office, it must be time well spent. The CIO Atlanta Summit agenda offers a balanced schedule of focused educational sessions, one-on-one meetings and networking opportunities that will maximize your time and efforts, providing you with ideas and strategies truly capable of changing business practices.
10 Reasons to Attend The CIO Atlanta Summit
Invite-only Attendee List — The CIO Atlanta Summit brings together CIOs and top IT executive across several industry verticals, which means that you’ll be meeting with your peers. They’ll understand your challenges and be able to celebrate your wins because they’re in the same boat.
One-on-One Business Meetings — The CIO Atlanta Summit 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.
Networking Opportunities — Technology leaders need to network with other technology leaders. It’s that simple. The CIO Atlanta Summit allows you to catch up with familiar faces and make new business contacts.
Intimate Environment — The CIO Atlanta Summit agenda is designed to ensure that your ideas and opinions can be shared with your peers. Huge technology conferences have a place, but why become another face in the crowd?
ROI — At your organization, ROI is expected. The same is true at the CIO Atlanta Summit. We enable our attendees to achieve ROI, leaving the event with new ideas, new solutions and new industry contacts.
Balanced Agenda — The CIO Atlanta Summit agenda balances panel discussions with networking breaks, case study presentations with four-course meals. We ensure that you stay productive, without being overwhelmed.
Productive Environment — The CIO Atlanta Summit includes visionary Keynotes, Executive Visions panel discussions, CIO Case Studies, one-on-one Executive Exchange meetings and much more. You’ll be away from your desk, but you’re still making strides of your organization’s current goals.
Learning Opportunity — To make the best decisions, you need to be up-to-date on latest IT trends. We determine which topics really matter and make sure you get the chance to discuss them with your peers.
Step Back — Day-to-day tasks can cloud your thinking. Look at the big IT picture. The CIO Atlanta Summit will empower you to stay away from your desk and tackle the technology issues currently affecting your organization.
Focused and Efficient — The CIO Atlanta Summit 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.
About CDM Media Summits:
CDM Media Summits bring together leading C-level executives, analysts and solution providers to network and attend interactive agenda sessions on the latest business topics and trends.
The events are organized by industry, topic or organizational role, and offer an opportunity for attendees to have in-depth discussions, while making new business contacts. One-on-one meetings held throughout the events allow vendors to introduce products and services to attending executives.