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Apply to Join SIMCAC

Join us at the SIM Capital Area Chapter (SIMCAC), a professional community for CIOs and other senior IT leaders in the Washington, DC area!

SIMCAC welcomes senior IT Leaders, including direct-reports to the senior IT leader of an organizations, as well as senior academics and consultants in the senior IT leadership space. If you're interested in joining, and would like to experience a meeting before joining, or are interested in learning more about eligibility requirements, please reach out to our Membership Chair.

  • $465 Individual For-Profit
  • $295 Individual Non-Profit
  • $230 Individual Retired
  • $1,200 Enterprise For-Profit (includes 3 memberships)
  • $750 Enterprise Non-Profit (includes 3 memberships)

Membership is an incredible value at $440 per year for leaders of for-profit organizations or $267 per year for leaders of non-profit or Government organizations.  SIMCAC also offers Enterprise Packages, which includes 3 memberships and discounts for additional members.

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Renew your SIMCAC Membership

To renew your SIMCAC membership for another year (membership is based on a calendar year cycle - January 1 through December 31), and keep your access to our great DC-area and national communities and associated events, please:

  1. Click the button below
  2. Sign in using your SIM Membership Login Credentials. Please email if you have trouble logging in.
  3. Select "Renew your membership now”
    •  You may either pay online with a credit card or choose Bill Me for an invoice that can be printed immediately and mailed in with a check.
    • Please note, a physical bill will not be mailed if Bill Me is selected. You must click "view/print invoice" in order to download and print your invoice.

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Benefits of SIMCAC Membership

SIM Capital Area Chapter (SIMCAC) is a professional community for CIOs and other senior IT leaders in the Washington, DC area.  Being member allows you to:

Connect with other Senior IT Leaders from around the Washington, DC metro-area at monthly chapter meetings, breakfast roundtables, through our chapter Slack environment, and at fun social events throughout the year including our annual wine pairing dinner, beer tasting, and Westfields golf event


Develop yourself and share your expertise with other members at both the local-level and at SIM National events, such as through the Cyber Security-focused DigiRisk Special Interest Group or other SIM National programs

Give back

Give Back to your community -- we make it easy for our members to make an impact through mentoring, speaking opportunities, and participating in events with our charitable foundation’s events, with a focus on developing future IT leaders

Some additional perks of membership include:
Special Interest Groups focused on hot topics

Join a working group - gain professional edge by collaborating with peers across industries and geographies.

SIM National maintains special interest groups on various domains, available at SIM National Programs.

Advanced Practices Council (APC)

Gain insight into current trends - SIM's Advanced Practices Council (APC) is a community of CIOs who commission academic research on IT management topics.
Findings are made available to all SIM members through our website.

Recent published reports include:

  • SaaS, IaaS and PaaS: Realities and Emerging Integration Issues
  • How Do CIOs Measure and Communicate IT Performance?
  • Energy Informatics
Regional Leadership Forum (RLF)

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

Annual Conferences

Meet other IT executives at SIMCAC’s annual CIO Forum or attend SIM's national signature event, SIM Connect Live.

Members In Transition

Check out SIM's Members-In-Transition Program - whether you are in transition or keeping an eye out for your next opportunity, the MIT Program has resources from major search firms, tips for managing your career, and more. The group is open to all members and includes those who are looking for some help/advice in their job searches as well as those who are employed and willing to help. Participate in the weekly conference calls and email groups where members share leads and offer free advice.

Access to Knowledge Repository

Access to valuable research - the SIM online library contains a wealth of information on hundreds of topics gathered from a variety of sources and 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