Become a member

Join our local Vancouver community of over 100 members.

CIOCAN is the only Canadian professional association for IT executives offering focused education, networking and knowledge using the most current and innovative methods to foster community and enhance the potential in all of us as IT experts and CIOs.
IT leaders are often alone in their organizations. You don’t have to be.

Find out why you should join CIOCAN

Benefits of joining CIOCAN

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Networking

Virtual Coffee with a Board member of your choice. Plus casual & formal networking opportunities, online and in-person near you. 

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Free Events & New "You're on mute" mug

All CIOCAN members attend all events (learning and networking) at no cost. For a limited time new members will recieve brand new “you’re on mute” mug. 

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Mentorship Program

Free to all CIOCAN members and direct reports, the mentorship program provides first hand learning for current and emerging IT leaders to grow.

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National Reach

Opportunity to build personal brand on CIOCan and IT World (and others) by being able to submit articles & blogs. Ability to gain access to members from coast to coast, expand your network beyond your local reach.

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Local Presence

Build a professional profile as you meet with industry peers. 7 local chapters help you make the right local connections.

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Professional Development

Workshops, webinars, white papers, podcasts, events… it’s all about learning.

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Thought Leadership

Join other members across the country to solve big challenges together in our Thought Leadership Councils.

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Awards and Recognition

CIOCAN awards recognize members and technology leaders who excel in their role as CIOs and give back to contribute to Canada’s economy.

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Top Conferences

Attend top-tier conferences like our industry leading CIO Peer Forum. Qualify and gain access to additional partner conferences.

Your annual membership options

Associate Member

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$600/Annually
  •  Qualifications:
  • Direct report of the CIO / Senior Information Technology executive who is already a member.
  • A CIO, CISO or Senior Information Technology executive in a company where there is already a regular member of CIOCAN.

Academic Member

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$375/Annually
  • Qualifications:
  • A teacher or faculty member employed by a university or college, teaching a minimum of a half time course load in business or technology stream.
  • This membership is subject to annual re-qualification.
  • This category does not apply to IT professionals working in an IT capacity in the field of education.

Retired Member

Paid Annually
$50/Annually
  • Qualifications:
  • A retired CIO, CISO or senior IT leader (not working as a consultant) who wishes to maintain contact with CIOCAN.
  • Applicants must be recommended by their chapter board for approval by the national board.
  • Retired members are encouraged to volunteer with their local Chapter or with CIOCAN.

* All fees plus applicable taxes