April 5-7 2020
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MIDMRKT CIO FORUM
PROGRAM

This invitation-only conference is designed to engage and inform IT Executives and Solution Providers in the midmarket. Providing a trusted platform and custom experience, the MIDMRKT Forum inspires meaningful relationships, powerful discussions, and continuous opportunity for innovation and success.

LOCATION
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 E McCormick Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Scottsdale, AZ
FORUM AGENDA
8:00 AM

Golf Tournament at McCormick Ranch Golf Course

2:00 PM

Forum Registration

2:30 PM

Leadership Roundtables

Peer-to-peer moderated roundtable discussions on leadership in the midmarket.

  • Business Automation Strategies - RPA, DPA, and more
  • Business Value of IT: Building Credibility with the C Suite
  • Leadership, Culture & Innovation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Security Awareness: Preparation & Communication
  • Leading Digital Transformation
  • Leading IT Governance
  • Social Responsibility

4:15 PM

Roundtables: Boardroom Group Introductions

An opportunity for CIO attendees to meet the peers assigned to their boardroom group in a casual roundtable format.

5:20 PM

Keynote from Info-Tech Research Group

6:00 PM

CIO Panel

7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

12:30 AM

MIDMRKTx Roundtable Luncheon

Join your peers to dive deeper into the topics discussed during the MIDMRKTx presentations.

7:00 AM

Technology Leadership Roundtable Breakfast

Discussions around pressing technology concerns and best practices, including topics moderated by each of the CIO panelists from Sunday's Future of IT CIO Panel.

  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Strategies
  • Roadmap through the Cloud
  • Cybersecurity Strategy: Prevention & Practice
  • Next-Gen ERP and Retiring Legacy Systems
  • Adopting AI and Machine Learning Practices
  • Data Analytics: Turning Data into Revenue
  • Organization Collaboration & Unified Communication Tools
  • Managing Risk and Compliance

8:00 AM

Attendee Welcome & Orientation

8:20 AM

Boardroom Sessions

In an exclusive, private boardroom setting, leading technology providers deliver case study presentations to select groups of executives, identify critical business issues and discuss how their product or solution solves a specific midmarket business need. Coffee breaks and debriefs will be included.

8:30 AM

Vendor Workshop: Account Based Marketing

9:45 AM

Morning Coffee Break / Vendor Preview Time in the Sponsor Showcase

10:15 AM

Boardroom Sessions

In an exclusive, private boardroom setting, leading technology providers deliver case study presentations to select groups of executives, identify critical business issues and discuss how their product or solution solves a specific midmarket business need. Coffee breaks and debriefs will be included.

11:40 AM

MIDMRKTx Presentations

Three 15-minute quick fire presentations from members of our CIO audience highlighting best practices in IT leadership or the lifecycle of a revolutionary project implementation.

1:45 PM

Boardroom Sessions

In an exclusive, private boardroom setting, leading technology providers deliver case study presentations to select groups of executives, identify critical business issues and discuss how their product or solution solves a specific midmarket business need. Coffee breaks and debriefs will be included.

3:00 PM

In-Boardroom Snack Break / Daily Debrief Roundtable

3:45 PM

Boardroom Sessions

In an exclusive, private boardroom setting, leading technology providers deliver case study presentations to select groups of executives, identify critical business issues and discuss how their product or solution solves a specific midmarket business need. Coffee breaks and debriefs will be included.

5:00 PM

Solution Provider-to-CIO Networking / 1-1 Meetings in the Sponsor Showcase

Takes boardroom discussions up a notch to bring IT Executives and Solution Providers together for a face-to-face discussion on specific services and solutions in a private setting. One-to-one meetings take place daily in the solution provider showcase — scheduled before the event or arrange onsite.

7:00 AM

Industry Roundtable Breakfast

Discussions around pressing industry IT concerns and best practices.

  • Best Practices in Banking/Financial Services IT
  • Best Practices in Business & Professional Services IT
  • Best Practices in Construction/Engineering/Scientific IT
  • Best Practices in Education IT
  • Best Practices in Healthcare IT
  • Best Practices in Logistics/Transportation IT
  • Best Practices in Manufacturing IT
  • Best Practices in Non-Profit/Government IT
  • Best Practices in Retail IT
  • Best Practices in Utilities IT

8:00 AM

MIDMRKT Pulse: Trends & Projections in the MIDMRKT

8:45 AM

Vendor Workshop: Intent Driven Marketing

Intent Driven Marketing: How do you know when a company is in the market for your products and services? Intent Driven Marketing looks at how companies behave when they research for the things they will eventually be buying. This session focuses on why Intent Driven Marketing has become such an important part of the marketing/sales process and what you need to know in order to consider whether it will optimize everything you already do.

8:45 AM

Boardroom Sessions

In an exclusive, private boardroom setting, leading technology providers deliver case study presentations to select groups of executives, identify critical business issues and discuss how their product or solution solves a specific midmarket business need. Coffee breaks and debriefs will be included.

10:00 AM

Morning Coffee Break in the Sponsor Showcase / 1-1 Meetings

11:15 AM

Boardroom Sessions

In an exclusive, private boardroom setting, leading technology providers deliver case study presentations to select groups of executives, identify critical business issues and discuss how their product or solution solves a specific midmarket business need. Coffee breaks and debriefs will be included.

12:30 PM

Technology Roundtable Luncheon

Peer-to-peer moderated roundtable discussions pertaining to the midmarket.

  • Creating a Culture of Inclusion
  • Privacy Risks and Personal Client Data
  • Journey of Implementing Agile
  • Budgeting for a Global Recession 2020
  • Challenges and Opportunities of SD-WAN

1:45 PM

Boardroom Sessions

In an exclusive, private boardroom setting, leading technology providers deliver case study presentations to select groups of executives, identify critical business issues and discuss how their product or solution solves a specific midmarket business need. Coffee breaks and debriefs will be included.

4:30 PM

Solution Provider-to-CIO Networking / 1-1 Meetings in the Sponsor Showcase

Takes boardroom discussions up a notch to bring IT Executives and Solution Providers together for a face-to-face discussion on specific services and solutions in the Sponsor Showcase. One-to-one meetings take place daily in the Meeting Hall — either scheduled before the event or arranged onsite.

7:00 PM

Awards Presentation & Taste of Scottsdale Reception

Reception accompanying an awards ceremony to honor the sponsoring companies who the IT Executives believe have the best market potential. Casual attire is encouraged. The Award Categories are:

  • BEST MIDMARKET SOLUTION - SOFTWARE
  • BEST MIDMARKET SOLUTION - SERVICE
  • BEST MIDMARKET STRATEGY
  • BEST MIDMARKET CIO FORUM NEWCOMER
  • BEST IN SHOW - CIO CHOICE

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Who’s a member? All previous attendees of the MIDMRKT CIO Forum are current members of MIDMRKT Connect. This includes more than 400 IT executives in the midmarket.

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