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2022 CIO of the Year Awards

When: April 26, 2022

Where: The Westin Convention Center Hotel


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***ONLINE REGISTRATION for this event is closed, but you can still attend! Email us at!***

This year, we’re going FULL SPEED AHEAD: the 2022 CIO of the Year Awards are back in person for the first time since 2019! Brought to you by the Tech Council and our partners at the Greater Pittsburgh CIO/CISO Groups, CIO of the Year is your opportunity to recognize and honor the accomplishments of Southwestern PA’s most hardworking IT leaders and up-and-coming IT stars. Join us for cocktails, dinner, and networking at the biggest celebratory event of the year! Taking place IN PERSON in 2022, it's a night you and your IT team surely won’t want to miss!

Click here to learn more about our 2022 CIO of the Year Finalists and read all Finalist bios!

Each year, winners are selected for individual category awards with one member of the IT community receiving the overall CIO Choice Lifetime Achievement Award. All Finalists will be recognized for their innovation and creativity in planning and deploying their enterprise systems, future technology goals, management philosophies, and service to the industry and community.

When: April 26, 2022

The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

4:00-5:00PM | VIP Reception (Invite-only)
5:00-6:00PM | Technology Showcase & General Cocktail Reception 
6:00-8:00PM | Dinner & Awards Ceremony 
8:00-9:00PM | Networking

Business/Business Professional/Semi-formal


Early Bird | $210
Regular | $240
Late | $270

Table of 10:
Early Bird | $1625
Regular | $1850
Late | $2000

Early Bird | $410
Regular | $470
Late | $510

Table of 10:
Early Bird | $2325
Regular | $2550
Late | $2675

*Early Bird Pricing ended 04/08

Online Registration will close 1-2 days prior to event. Pre-Registration is always requested, when possible, so that we may best plan for your arrival. Walk-in registrants, when accepted, must pay onsite (additional fee required) with a credit card or check to obtain entry to the event, no exceptions.  Refunds requested less than 2 business days prior to the event will not be granted.  Substitutions are welcome.  
PLEASE ENSURE YOU LOG-IN FIRST ON THE RIGHT-HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE, AND THEN YOU WILL SEE REGISTRATION OPTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE. *Be sure to complete check-out all the way to "submit order" from bottom of page. 

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Sponsorship Opportunities

2022 Sponsorship Opportunities are available for many budgets! Contact Ashley Steckel for more information.

For event information, contact Allison Kaharick at 412-918-4224.

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