Past Chapter Events

2021 HMG Live! Florida CIO Executive Leadership Summit

Courageous Leadership and Fearless Reinvention: Guiding the Modern Enterprise in Turbulent Times

As the global health crisis continues, CIOs and technology executives are facing some tough challenges. These include identifying fresh ways to keep employees engaged and motivated in the prolonged remote work environment, supplying the CEO and the executive team with new ways to grow the business and execute on new business models while fostering a culture of connectedness in an isolated setting.
In this Digital Summit, world-class technology executives will share their advice on leading courageously to enable innovation and reshape the business while providing authentic and compassionate leadership that can offer the team confidence, hope, and inspiration for a brighter future.

Wednesday January 27th, 2021, 5-6pm

SIM Women – Book Club & Happy Hour

Engage with other women professionals as SIM Central Florida presents another SIM Women Book Club event.

Making connections and professional development are vital to continued success. Come network, learn and communicate with others -- join SIM Women on January 27th for a virtual Happy Hour and discussion of the book “Braving the Wilderness, The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone” by Brene’ Brown. Many have found that "quarantine time" has led to more time to read great books like this one!  You can purchase the book on Amazon  here.

1/21/21 -- A monthly Chapter Event with a virtual SIM CFL Annual Business Meeting & Orlando's Tech Industry: 2020 Trends & 2021 Outlook with guest presenters with the Orlando Economic Partnership for a look at the State of Orlando’s Tech Community.

12/9/20 -- SIM Central Florida's annual Holiday Party held at Top Golf.

11/19/20 -- a panel discussion on Healthcare IT - COVID's Impact and Innovations

11/5/20 -- A knowledge-sharing event ... a "Leading During Crisis" panel discussion, moderated by Jonathan Otero.

10/22/20 -- Another SIM Central Florida virtual event with Bruce Rogow on "How To Get Real About Digital"

10/7/20 -- A special members-only hour of networking with fellow SIM MIT/non-MIT members ... hosted by Glenn Kraft.

10/1/20 – another SIM Central Florida virtual event for Members In Transition, featuring Gary Erickson and "Working with an Executive Recruiter."



9/23/20 --  a national SIM Women event on "Intersectionality: We are NOT the same."

9/23/20 -- another SIM Central Florida SIM Women event ... featuring networking and a book discussion.


9/17/20 -- Another SIM Central Florida Chapter virtual event with Robert Brown discussing "The Future of Work and Jobs of the Future."

9/9/20 – Another SIM Central Florida Chapter Event with Stephan Chase discussing "The Lessons Drawn from COVID Analytics every Executive and Analyst Must Know."


8/27/20 – A SIM Central Florida interactive virtual event with Dr. Karen Jacobson sharing "Talk to Me in My Language – Keys to a Successful Remote Team."

8/04/2020 – A SIM Central Florida Chapter Event with Mark Dronzek discussing  Contingent Workforce Management, or Vendor Management Systems aka Contractors

7/30/20 – Another "Career Management Series" virtual Coffee / Networking event for SIM Members in Transition (MIT) with Susan Howells of Tews Company.

7/29/20 – Another SIM Women’s July webinar titled Speaking to Influence, featuring Dr. Laura Sicola

7/23/20 – Another virtual event on the topic "Getting Back to Business - COVID and the Hospitality Industry." Members heard from several IT executives in different areas of hospitality on how their organizations are getting back to service post COVID, and the role of technology in their return.

7/23/20 – Another "Career Management Series" event for SIM Members in Transition (MIT) ... Nathen Haupt with Consultis led a a Members in Transition Virtual Coffee/Networking


7/16/2020 – Another "Career Management Series" event for SIM Members in Transition (MIT) ... Glenn Kraft from TekPartners hosted an MIT Virtual Coffee/Networking. 

7/14/2020 – July Chapter meeting, featuring Dr. Laura Gallaher on "The Key To Making Everything In Your Life Easier!"

7/9/2020 – Alexis Cole with Kolter Solutions hosted a Members in Transition Virtual Coffee/Networking

6/25/2020 – SIM Women of Central Florida Virtual Happy Hour


6/25/2020 – Recruiter members Alexis Cole, Glenn Kraft, Nathen R. Haupt & Susan Howells shared more about the Member in Transition Resources that SIM offers. 


06/18/2020  Gary Erickson  “Get a Job! Make Yourself Stand Out!"


6/11/2020     SIM CFL Member Virtual Happy Hour


6/2/2020     Everyone's In Sales with noted speaker Todd Cohen


5/26/2020     Use Social Media to Build Relationships and Get The Job You Want


5/21/2020   Myths & Truths About Finding New Jobs & Working With Recruiters


5/19/2020   Finding A New Job & Working With Recruiters


5/12/2020   How To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

5/7/2020   SIM Women  -- SIM CFL gathering & national summit


5/5/2020   How to Write a Killer Resume


4/30/2020 How To Maintain Accountability In A Virtual Environment

3/12/2020 CIO Executive Forum, Omni @ Championsgate, Orlando FL


2/20/2020 Tour of Limbitless Solutions, UCF, Orlando FL

1/30/2020 Inaugural "SIM Women In IT" Event, Country Club of Orlando, Orlando FL


1/16/2020 Annual Business meeting & The Power Of Delivering A Positive "No", Citrus Club, Orlando, FL


12/4/2019 2019 Holiday Party celebration, Ace Cafe, Orlando, FL


11/21/2019 Cyber Security, Citrus Club, Orlando, FL

10/24/2019 CIO Roundtable, Citrus Club, Orlando, FL


10/15/2019 Free workshop for SIM CFL members, Ace Cafe, Orlando Fl


10/11/2019 Fund-raising Golf Tournament, Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando Fl


9/19/2019 Update on Florida Polytechnic University, Citrus Club, Orlando FL


8/15/2019 STEM Panel On Higher Education, Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, Orlando FL 


6/19/2019 Social / Networking "Axe-Throwing" Event, Epic Axe Throwing, Orlando FL