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Membership in the South Florida Chapter

Membership Policy

Membership is open to senior IT executives and managers working in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, and to college-university professors involved in IT-related education.

Qualifications and Restrictions

  1. All memberships are either Individual or Enterprise memberships; there are no organizational memberships
  2. The South Florida Chapter's Executive Committee reviews and approves all applications for membership.

Membership Dues

  • Individual from a For-profit organization: $325/year
  • Individual from a Not-for-profit, educational or Government organization: $175/year
  • Individual retirees from:
    • a For-profit organization: $100/year
    • a Not-for-profit, educational or Government organization: $60/year
  • Please contact SIM HQ for Enterprise pricing.

General information regarding SIM memberhsip

Connecting over 4,300 of the world's premier IT leaders for business solution exchange, timely education and professional development, SIM members receive a number of tangible and intangible benefits.

Benefits Include:

  • Networking: Local chapter meetings, conferences, roundtables and seminars
  • Knowledge Sharing: Working Group deliverables, Advanced Practices Council (APC) research, bi-monthly, Member eNewsletter, Webcasts and SIM's online community, simnet.org.
  • Education: Access to the SIM Regional Leadership Forum™, providing industry-specific training for future IT leaders.
  • Advocacy: The collaborative "voice” of SIM on issues such as cyberspace security and software licensing.
  • Industry Leadership: Access to peers who understand and manage similar challenges and issues.

Member Criteria

SIM's wealth of information and outreach capacity is a direct result of its diverse membership. In addition to being IT leadership-focused, SIM membership spans across industries, concentrations and professions. To continue fostering a valuable membership experience, ensuring a quality exchange, and representative influence, SIM's four member categories are:


Practitioner
A senior-level IT professional in either a public or private sector organization meeting the following criteria:
Corporate/divisional head of a corporate or divisional IS organization.
Member of an IS management staff supporting corporate/divisional IS heads with key management roles, as certified by the head of the organization.


Academic
A full-time university or college faculty member making a significant contribution to the IS field.


Consultant
Leaders at the partner/principal level who influence the direction of their own company or their clients' companies, and who directly contribute to the IS profession.


Other leader
A non-IT executive such as vendor, recruiter or leader from another profession who has a major role in matters impacting strategic IT direction.


* SIM adheres to a strict policy against marketing or commercial activity; sales and marketing representatives are accepted as members through the SIM Partner Program.


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