IDG Events: Conferences, Seminars, Custom

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U.S. Events Portfolio

IDG’s US events are designed to provide experiences that foster information sharing, inspiration, and practical tools for IT executives. Content is curated by industry experts who are passionate about technology and understand the important role that face-to-face events play in deepening relationships. In fact, 96% of attendees would recommend our conferences to their colleagues.

Whether regional, national or custom, all IDG events bring together the brightest minds and focus on topics that will make a difference in how attendees approach strategy, technology innovation, and critical business issues across industries.

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March 23-25, 2020
Sawgrass Marriott
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL


April 27-29, 2020
JW Marriott Camelback Inn
Scottsdale, AZ

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Multi-Day Conferences

AGENDA, March 23-25, 2020 at the Sawgrass Marriott, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL is a business leadership conference featuring the most pressing business and technology issues in an immersive and interactive program. Attendees leave with practical tools and a network of FutureEdge 50 and Ones to Watch awards winners who are honored at the event.

The CIO 100 Symposium & Awards, August 17-19, 2020 at The Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is the industry's most prestigious leadership event. It brings together more than 300 CIOs and senior IT executives, including the year's CIO 100 and CIO Hall of Fame award winners.

The CSO50 Conference + Awards, April 27-29, 2020 at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, AZ focuses on "Leveraging World-Class Security Strategies". This premier event will honor and share the critical viewpoints of today's leading CSOs, CISOs and security executives.

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One-Day Seminars

The CIO Perspectives forums are regionally focused one-day executive events for senior IT leaders at mid- to large-sized organizations. Engage with CIO Executive Council members, an Advisory Board of local-area Fortune 1000 CIOs, and a high-powered group of IT leaders to exchange ideas and energize your leadership spirit. View the 2019 Schedule:

FutureIT is a one-day regional event series that delivers an in-depth look at today’s evolving digital enterprise — and reveals fresh strategies and technologies that drive today’s business results. Leading industry analysts, experienced IT practitioners and innovative solution providers present technologies and strategies to help organizations accelerate their digital business journey. View the 2019 Schedule:

SecurIT fosters the conversations and networking opportunities to address today’s digital security strategies. Through IT and security executive keynotes along with content from leading security product and service providers, this one-day conference will provide a holistic view of how organizations are addressing the latest challenges around security and risk. View the 2019 Schedule:

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Custom Programs

IDG offers a wide range of invitation-only custom programs that bring together IT decision-makers and tech-savvy business leaders outside of traditional conference settings. Casual MeetUps, Keynotes & Cocktails, and executive dinners offer a variety of experiences built around bringing together IT executives, who share a similar focus or challenge, with service providers and expert speakers who can offer advice and thought-provoking content.

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Executive Education Partner Events

IDG, in partnership with leading colleges and universities, offers executive education learning opportunities for IT executives. Courses are designed for IT professionals who would like to learn new skills and enhance essential competencies to support their career growth. New courses are regularly added so check back often to the find the opportunity that is right for you. Contact Debra Becker,

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