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Apparo’s CIO Insights, a series of five forums, gives local CIOs and other IT professionals exclusive opportunities during the year to hear from leaders in the technology industry around hot topics, business challenges, and solutions and best practices, as well as to network with business partners and peers. 

Elevate your company's visibility within the technology community by connecting with IT decision makers, increasing your exposure via our website, and raising awareness of your company's expertise. 

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 FY19 CIO Insights Schedule

  • September 5, 2018 
  • November 28, 2018
  • January 30, 2019 
  • March 27, 2019 - The Post-Digital Era Is Upon Us - Are You Ready? 
  • May 22, 2019 - COMING SOON

Location:  Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated; 4100 Coca-Cola Plaza, Charlotte, NC 

  • 5:30 – 6:00 PM Networking, Refreshments Provided 
  • 6:00 - 7:30 PM Presentation and Q&A 
  • Attendance: 50-75 IT Professionals  


Special thanks to our CIO Insights Sponsors:

Winter/Spring Presenting Sponsor: TIBCO Software

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March Forum Sponsor: Accenture

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Series Host: Darrell Thompson, CIO of Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated 

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Check Out Some of Our Past CIO Insights Topics

CIO Insights: The Digital IT Puzzle, November 28

CIO Insights: Delighting the Customer with Digital Experiences that Matter, September 5

CIO Insights: Women Leading IT, May 22

CIO Insights: Innovations Ahead, March 13

CIO Insights: A Decade of the Mobile App, January 24

CIO Insights: Speed & Information - The Business Value of Smart Cities, November 29

CIO Insights: Talent Acquisition & Retention, October 10

CIO Insights: The Evolution of the CIO in the Age of Digital Business, January 11

CIO Insights: The Power of Predictive Analytics, September 29

CIO Insights: How to Make CyberSecurity Board-Friendly, June 6

CIO Insights: How to Win the War for IT Talent, March 10

CIO Insights: How to Capitalize on Disruptive Technologies, December 7

CIO Insights: IT Leadership as Business Catalyst, September 21

CIO Insights: Customer Experience Management, June 15

CIO Insights: Internet of Things, March 31

CIO Insights: Cyber Security, December 2

CIO Insights: Big Data & Hadoop, Sept 29

CIO Insights Forum: Intelligent Business Operations, June 2

CIO Insights Forum: Connecting in the C-Suite, January 13

CIO Insights Forum: The ROI of Adopting Cloud, September 30

CIO Insights Forum: Data Security, May 20

CIO Insights Forum: Big Data, February 25

CIO Insights Forum: Mobility, December 3

Missed a forum? Read key takeaways below.

Speed & Innovation - The Business Value of Smart Cities

How to Win the War on IT Talent

How to Capitalize on Disruptive Technologies

IT Leadership as Business Catalyst

Internet of Things

Big Data & Hadoop

Intelligent Business Operations

Connecting in the C-Suite

Data Security: How can your company protect its data?

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