TORONTO, CANADA – 21st FEBRUARY 2020 – SINC, a leading independent event organizer across North America, has announced plans to grow the existing strategic partnership with the CIO Association of Canada in 2020.

Already collaborating on the SINC Canadian Forum portfolio, the renewed partnership agreement will also see joint efforts on conducting critical industry research on some of the most pressing challenges facing IT and Security executive across Canada.

The CIO Association of Canada is a not-for-profit community of CIOs and IT leaders whose mission is to facilitate networking, sharing of best practices and executive development, and to collaborate on issues facing CIOs/IT Executives.

Created in collaboration with the SINC Executive Council, the 2020 calendar will see Forums taking place in Québec, Ontario and British Columbia, as well as a National event in Banff, Alberta. Each Forum is designed to provide the optimum environment for collaboration, idea sharing and networking amongst Canada’s leading CIOs and CISOs.

SINC Chief Product Officer, Jason Cenamor is delighted to secure the partnership for another year with such a well-known, respected association. “Establishing strategic partnerships with, and gaining the support of, leading associations such as the CIO Association of Canada, is vitally important in ensuring the content we produce is thought-provoking, quality and reaches as many people as possible. This partnership will ensure the technology leadership community in Canada has a first-hand role in shaping conversations and education of the highest caliber throughout the year and beyond”.

Humza Teherany, President for the Association, said of the partnership: “We believe these forums provide an optimum opportunity for collaborative thought leadership and exchange of ideas”. As part of the agreement, the CIO Association of Canada will be present at each of the scheduled Forums, demonstrating expert thought leadership to the attendees and providing its members with the opportunity to participate.

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