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Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 4Q Chapter meeting, "IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide"


Join us for our 4th Quarter SIM meeting on Nov 9th. The meeting will focus on how to build strong relationships with your business partners while leveraging those valuable relationships when times get tough.  Our speaker will be Joe Topinka, author of "IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide" and Board Chair of the Business Relationship Management Institute.



Time:5:30 - 8:30 pm

Place:     Byron's South End, 101 W Worthington Ave, Charlotte, NC  28203

Click Here to Register


Note: If you want to bring a guest please register ONE ticket for yourself and ONE ticket for your guest. Please provide complete Name and Company of your guest.

The 2017 STEM/STEAM Recipients include:
•    Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology
•    Project Scientist STEM Camp
•    Stratford-Richardson YMCA STEM Camp
•    YMCA Camp Thunderbird
•    Queen City Robotics
•    Young Engineers
•    Erica Payne, Belmont Abbey
•    TechWorks
•    UNC Charlotte CCI Economic Mobility Scholarship Endowment
•    Northeastern University Scholarship
•    E2D & Re-Image CLT
•    SIM Houston Hurricane Relief

Come out in November to meet many of these recipients at our quarterly meeting.



Members In Transition Breakfast – Monthly Meeting


Time: 7:30 - 8:30 am

Place: Westin Hotel, 601 S College St, Charlotte, NC 28202


  • October 25, 2017
  • November 22, 2017
  • December 20, 2017


Please RSVP with Jeff Stovall at if you plan to attend



Past Events:

September 2017 - 3Q Chapter Meeting / Red Ventures Camppus - Handling Failure

April 2017 - 2Q Chapter Meeting / Field Trip JCSU - Data Analytics

February 2017 - HQ Charlotte / Packard Place,  Chapter Meeting

December 2016 - Holiday Social, Big Chill

November 2016 - SnapAV

September 2016 - Charlotte CMPD






OneTeam Leadership - "Leadership in the Fastlane"

2018 - TBD

8:30 am - 5:30 pm l Ballantyne Country Club



LEADERSHIP IN THE FASTLANE 2017 is an IT leadership experience designed for the SIM Charlotte community by OneTeam Leadership. 

Fastlane 2017 is designed for new participants and updated to serve as a next-level development experience for leaders and teams who participated in 2016. 

The Fastlane journey develops three critical levels of leadership:

  • Leading Yourself
  • Leading Teams
  • Leading Organizations

Designed for individual and team participation, Fastlane 2017 participants will build a personal leadership development plan that will support on-going growth throughout the year.

> LEADERS - Designed for individual IT Leaders including CIOs, VPs, Dirs., Mgrs., and Team Leads

> TEAMS - Special “Pit Crew” option for teams that attend together

Company must have at least one current SIM member to register – email to inquire about becoming a SIM member. 




RLF Event Brochure

Register NOW!

2017 Schedule: 

April 20-21, 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL

June 8-9, 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL

July 13-14, 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL

August 24-25, 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL

October 12-13, 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL

November 30-December 1, 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL


Program Fee: 

$8,850 (available discounts: $600 for SIM members; additional $500 Early Bird discount if registration is completed on or before March 1, 2017).


Information and Registration: 

Explore the RLF HERE. 

Watch our video HERE.


Specific questions:

Southeast RLF Facilitator, June Drewry (312-209-3050)

Southeast RLF Facilitator, Molly Mahoney (407-595-4956)

Account Manager, Jim Lamoin (860-480-3562)



15th Annual Charlotte Premier CIO Forum

2018 - TBD

Sheraton Charlotte Hotel  


555 S. McDowell St, South Tower
Charlotte, NC 28204

(704) 372-4100



*To get discount rate, please call and reference "Premier CIO Forum."


Premier CIO Forum Link



2018 SIM Golf Tournament + Dana Rader Golf Clinic

2018 - TBD

9:00 am - 6:30 pm l Ballantyne Resort


Contact John Murdock for Sponsorship Details.





2018 CIO of the Year Awards



Deadline for Nominations: TBD




The Charlotte Business Journal's 2017 CIO of the Year Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program for the Greater Charlotte region. We are looking for IT executives and emerging leaders who have shown excellence in leading information technology. 



 CBJ CIO of the Year Nominations Link


When: TBD, 2018


Where: The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte

201 East Trade Street Charlotte NC28202


Event Registration – Not yet available

Tickets $ TBD




Blue Diamond Awards  -  Nominations Open!

Join the Celebration 2018 -TBD. 

6:30PM - 9:00 PM | The Nascar Hall of Fame


Click Here to View the Award Categories


or Contact Kay Read, 704.516.3633 |


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