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SIM Houston Member Benefits

Joining SIM connects you with top IT leaders in the industry, including CIOs, senior IT executives, prominent academicians, consultants, and other top IT professionals. Why invest in membership? There are many other benefits to being a SIM member, such as:

Local meetings and events

With 40+ SIM chapters, members around the country have multiple opportunities to network, exchange information, and learn about what's new in the industry. Discounts to regional and national events - Meet other IT executives at a regional CIO Forum or at SIM's premier annual event, SIM Connect Live.

Networking with fellow IT Leaders

A key element of your SIM membership is the ability to network with fellow CXOs and share information, insights, and experiences in a way that helps fellow IT leaders. There are many stories of leaders helping leaders that end with "... and that is why I am a SIM member."

Professional support

SIM's Career Development Program (formerly MIT) is our go-to resource whether you are in transition, wanting to develop new skills, or simply keeping an eye out for your next opportunity. The Career Development Program offers top-notch resources from major search firms, tips for managing your career, and much more. SIM members can participate in the bi-monthly meetings and email groups where leads and advice are shared.

Special interest working groups

Our forums are a powerful way to gain a professional edge through collaboration with peers across industries and geographies. The following groups are available to SIM members:

  • SIM Women
  • Toastmasters
  • Project Management Office
  • Cybersecurity and Risk Management
  • Data

Annual FREE Events

SIM Houston is known for putting on first-class events throughout the year for our members. Annual events include a Charity Golf Tournament (Spring), SIM Summer Social (June/July), Clays Sporting Classic (Fall), and Holiday Social (Winter).

Quarterly CXO Events

Each quarter, SIM CXO Events delivers an event exclusively for a small number of CXOs covering current topics on the minds of all CXOs.

Targeted industry insights

SIM's Advanced Practices Council (APC) is a community of CIOs who commission academic research on IT management topics. APC research reports feature real-world case studies and applications, providing important actionable insights that are made available to all SIM members.

Leadership development

SIM's Regional Leadership Forum (RLF) is an intensive, nine-month program focused on creating authentic leaders. It is designed to help CIOs develop their high-potential IT leaders/managers. SIM members receive a discount.

Opportunities to give back

SIM offers many opportunities to support the development of the future IT workforce. SIM Houston has sponsored STEM initiatives from kindergarten through college and has donated over $1,000,000 to local Houston area STEM initiatives since 2017.

Research Library

The SIM online library contains information on hundreds of relevant topics gathered from a variety of sources. It is made exclusively available to SIM members. Examples include:

  • White papers focused on IT thought leadership provided by SIM partners
  • Submissions for the SIM Paper Awards Competition, which is SIM's annual research contest that has attracted nationally recognized researchers for several years
  • Working group deliverables
  • Past annual conference presentations
  • Past academic workshop presentations
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New Members

Individual Membership

  • For Profit: $495
  • Non Profit: $445 
  • Vendor: $495
  • Retired: $260

Enterprise Membership

  • Basic (3 seats) Non Profit: $960 
  • Basic (3 seats) For Profit: $1335 
  • Full (10 seats): $3,900

Join SIM Houston



Renewing Members

Renew your Annual Membership and continue your investment in this community of nearly 5,000 IT Leaders.  Your membership provides you exclusive access to member pricing for events and access to member-only content.

Deadline: December 31st to renew your SIM National and Chapter membership for the year to ensure that you have uninterrupted access to your member benefits. 

It couldn’t be easier 

Click To Renew

Sign in using your SIM Membership Login Credentials. Select "Renew your membership now”

You may either pay online with a credit card or choose Bill Me for an invoice that can be downloaded and printed to mail in with a check.

Thank you for being a SIM member, and we look forward to seeing you at an event soon! 

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