About SIM Houston
SIM Houston Programs
Recognizing the unique needs of the industry, SIM collects the intellectual capital of IT leaders nationwide and offers the resources you need to do business better, including:
Face-to-Face meetings/networking – Monthly chapter meetings with dinner and drinks every 3rd Tuesday of the month - 9 times per year (monthly Jan-May & Sept-Dec), Regional conferences, SIMposium, CIO roundtables bring you face-to-face with other key industry executives to share knowledge and network about topics pertinent to IT leaders
Partnerships – SIM Houston partners with several of the CIO conferences organizations such as the Houston Business Journal, CIO Magazine Perspectives, HMG, EMF and several others to provide a forum to share, educate and collaborate on the many solutions and strategies from the industry thought leaders.
Online tools – On-demand Webinars and archived Webcasts, an online library featuring nearly 50 whitepapers, working group deliverables, past conference presentations and much more to bring best practices of other IT leaders straight to your desktop.
Publications – SIM News, a compilation of association news, articles of interest, interviews, and industry insights and MIS Quarterly Executive (MISQE), a quarterly online publication dedicated to publishing high quality articles, case studies and research reports.
Members-In-Transition – support group of peers locally and nationally help share leads, opportunities and advice to help you land your next position.
Outreach – SIM is aligned to help with STEM programs to encourage and enable students to join and contribute to the Information Technology profession and also participate in community activites. Fun events and socials are also a major effort of this committee.
SIM Women – SIM also has a strong group of women in the Houston area who are well established IT leaders who get together for networking and mentoring.
Scholarships – SIM is a strong supporter of several organizations that help provide scholarships to students and foster technology innovations.
Membership in the SIM Houston Chapter continues to grow as well as the number of activities both in educational, community and social programs. The current membership stands at 190 and we are targeting to get back over that 200 number in 2017.
Several companies have seen the value and have taken advantage of the $50 discount offered with the enterprise membership of 3 members or more.
Everyone is a member of the membership committee and encouraged to invite a new IT executive practitioner to the Chapter meetings.
Please send their name and contact info to: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send an invitation to the next chapter meeting.