iOpener 2011

Participate in facilitated roundtable discussions with 40 CIO’s from Fortune 500 and middle market companies to learn what a wide range of companies are doing to foster a culture of innovation.


iOpener 2011 Application Lunch

Join us for this year’s iOpener innovation conference on Friday, August 26, 2011! The i.c.stars Leadership Council (ILC) has met and determined the theme to be mobility and cloud. Immediately following the morning session, the Application Lunch is a tech showcase for mobility solution vendors to demo their products or services to the CIO’s in our network during a mini-trade show from 12pm - 2pm.

i.c.stars would like to invite you to apply to purchase a table at our Application Lunch so your solution is highlighted to our CIO network. We are expecting 40+ CIO’s in attendance so join us for one of the best networking conferences in town! Table purchase ranges from $500 - $1,500 depending on your organization’s size & revenue. The deadline to apply to present your solution is July 31, 2011 at midnight. Those selected for participation in the Application Lunch will be notified no later than Friday, August 5, 2011.

Proceeds from the conference & Application Lunch support i.c.stars, a technology and leadership-training program for young adults. Your participation directly impacts the future of the talented young people who seek to improve their professional and leadership skills through i.c.stars.


NOTIFICATION: Those selected for participation in the Application Lunch will be notified no later than Friday, August 5, 2011.

FEE STRUCTURE: Entrepreneurs, small to mid-size tech companies and large corporations are encouraged to apply. The following fee structure is in place to be inclusive to all sized companies with a presence in Chicago:

* Please note those selected to participate in the Application Lunch will be invoiced at the time of selection. All fees must be paid in full by August 22, 2011 to be able to demo your mobility product or solution during the Application Lunch.

For questions or concerns, please contact Carey Smith, Development Manager at csmith [at] icstars [dot] org or (312) 275-5730.

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