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Join the Innovation Executive Forum

Where innovation executives come together

Softchoice’s Innovation Executive Forum (IEF) is an exclusive, members-only community of over 400 senior IT leaders across North America. Featuring our in-person roundtable events, the IEF drives peer collaboration and sharpens your insights. You'll find answers, share your experiences and elevate your impact by connecting with executive leaders across industries and business of all sizes.

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The IEF Experience: High value, high impact

No sales pitch. No slide decks. IEF roundtable events are all about unleashing the full innovative potential of our members. Hosted at world-renowned restaurants in your city, you will join a hand-picked guest list of local IT leaders to take part in a facilitated, organic discussion about the topics that matter most to you. From winning the war for IT talent, to unleashing data and securing the modern workplace, you'll hear what your peers are doing, relay your experiences and come away with actionable advice.

Peer Networking

Meet with local executive peers across industries and organizations.

Relevant Insights

Engaging discussions, 100% driven by members and supported by our facilitator.

Take Action

No need to take notes. You’ll receive a helpful summary after the event, highlighting key actions, advice and resources.

First-Class Experience

Enjoy world-renowned restaurants, black car transportation, and a commitment to get you home on time.

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More IEF features

IEF members also get access to virtual conference calls, a private online community and valuable thought leadership all year long.

Virtual Roundtables

Keep the conversation going with conference calls and Q&A with featured guests about real and recent trends. Past guest speakers have included Michael Dell.

Exclusive Content

Gain exclusive access to digital transformation resources, guides and event highlights.

Always Connected

Stay connected with IT peers on a private LinkedIn group and monthly newsletter.
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* Must have title of Director or higher to be eligible

Download The North American CIO guide

Discover the top stories our members shared in 2018. Featuring anecdotes and actionable advice from real senior IT leaders, the report summarizes our roundtable events across 14 cities in the USA and Canada. Find out how today’s CIO is unleashing data, modernizing the workplace, innovating the business and evolving security.

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The North American CIO guide

Take your transformation goals to the next step

Apply today to join the IEF to start sharing your expertise and learning from other IT leaders across North America.