Member Benefits

Welcome to the industry’s most prestigious association for IT executives.

Joining SIM connects you with nearly 3,000 of the world’s premier IT leaders. Our resources provide you with both practical and insightful business solutions, along with educational opportunities for professional development and growth.

SIM Arizona:

For more than 20 years, the SIM Arizona Chapter has been the organization of choice for Arizona IT executives. Membership includes CIOs and other senior executives, consultants, and academics from top Arizona businesses and educational institutions.

The Arizona Chapter is a member organization of the Society for Information Management (SIM), a prestigious professional association of executives, academics, and consultants in the information management field.

Membership is limited to the top information executives in leading business or public sector firms and key academic contributors to the field.

Why invest in membership?

There are many additional benefits to being a SIM member, such as:

  1. Local meetings and events - SIM AZ has a robust schedule of events each year, including regular dinner meetings with networking and an engaging speaker, annual conferences, and other opportunities to learn and grow with peers and colleagues.
  2. Discounts to regional and national event - meet other IT executives at a regional CIO Forum or at SIM's premier annual event, SIM Connect Live.
  3. Professional support - SIM's Members-In-Transition (MIT) Program is our go-to resource whether you are in transition or simply keeping an eye out for your next opportunity. The MIT Program offers top-notch resources from major search firms, tips for managing your career, and much more. SIM members can participate in the weekly conference calls and email groups where leads and advice are shared.
  4. Leadership development - SIM's Leadership Institute has programs for all levels of IT Leadership, including emerging leaders, managers with 1-4 years' leadership experience, leaders with 4+ years' experience, and senior leaders. SIM members receive a discount to this nationally recognized program.
  5. Special interest working groups - our forums a powerful way to gain a professional edge through collaboration with peers across industries and geographies. The following groups are available to SIM members:
  6. Opportunities to give back - SIM offers an active STEM outreach program to support the future IT workforce development. Chapters have sponsored STEM initiatives from kindergarten through college. This outreach has drawn almost $200,000 in annual donations for an assortment of national programs.
  7. 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.