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CIOarena™ conferences are world-class events, providing attendees with expert insights and valuable networking opportunities with peers in their locale. The compact, no-frills agenda ensures that you reap maximum reward with minimal time wasted. As an invitation-only and complimentary conference, you can be confident that each interaction you have is with a qualified peer. 

The most successful executives will agree that a key attribute to growing ones career, is the power to develop relationships. CIOarena is designed to take you to the next step in strategic relationship building via our intimate peer-to-peer networking sessions. All attendees are local to the Chicago metro area, thus enabling you to boost your career by developing strategic relationships within your community, meanwhile comparing and contrasting the successes and pitfalls across various industries and disciplines.

CIOarena promotes transformational leadership by providing attendees access to the most cutting-edge technologies and solutions; necessary for maintaining a competitive advantage. The insights and best practices shared by our renowned industry experts will guide you in the right direction and the knowledge you walk away can be integrated into your role quickly. 

This amazing conference is funded through the support of 10 key sponsors and contributors. In order to provide the best experience possible, CIOarena is a vendor-limited environment with no more than 10 vendors at any one event. 

A five-star breakfast and lunch is provided to all guests, as well as covered parking. 

CIOarena Chicago

September 15th 2022

9:00am - 2:30pm

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg


CIOarena is an invitation-only event. To be considered for attendance, please complete the form below. If you received an invite code or were referred by colleague/peer, please input that information in the form. If you were not invited, completing this form does not guarantee you a seat at CIOarena until a member of our delegate team has contacted you with a confirmation email.

In order to maintain our excellence and provide the best possible experience, all registrations are screened by our delegate acquisition team for relevance. We ask that all registrants and prospective registrants follow at minimum have the following criteria before registering:

  • Must bear an IT/tech-related title
  • Must NOT have a title relating to sales, marketing, consulting, recruiting, etc
  • All of the above must be true unless you have received a personal invite to attend



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