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30/11/2021
Event Lounge, Brussels
#cio2021


SUBMIT YOUR IT PROJECT NOW
We’re looking for the best ICT / Digital projects

Who will be our 14th CIO of the Year?
And who will win an award for the Digital/ICT Project of the Year?
Discover it on December 2nd.

ICT / Digital Project of the Year >>

Do you have an innovative and successful ICT project? Did you manage to pull off an ambitious digital transformation inside the company or within your department? Do you feel your digital project truly excels and/or accelerates the business goals? Then you might have a chance to win one of our prestigious ICT / Digital Project of the Year awards.

TAKE PART AND WIN!

CIO OF THE YEAR >>

The 3 nominees will be determined by the editorial staff of Data News. The voting list will be published on October 4th 2021.
Voting ends 24th October at midnight. The final winner will be chosen by the professional jury.

Questions or any namedropping?

CONTACT THE EDITORIAL STAFF

WANT TO MEET THE NOMINEES? >>

Join us on November 30th at Event Lounge, Brussels. All CIO’s are invited for free.

REGISTER from September

ABOUT

CIO OF THE YEAR

WHO WILL BE THE NEXT ‘CIO OF THE YEAR’?

Who will be the successor to Guido Lemeire, CIO at NMBS-SNCB, as ‘CIO of the Year’? Who do you think deserves the title CIO of the Year 2021? The voting list will be determined by the editorial staff of Data News and will be published on October 4th. The voting is open until 24th October at midnight.

The names, included in the list, will be the top 3 of the CIO’s active in our country or Belgians working abroad. They have proven that the job of CIO is one of the most exciting, challenging and important functions in the business world today. Thanks to their visionary approach, they have been successful at using ICT tools for the benefit of operational management. The CIO’s have, in the course of their careers, demonstrated strategic vision, leadership, personality and the capacity to contribute to an organisation’s business strategy.

The winner of the award ‘CIO of the Year 2021’ will be chosen by a professional jury of specialists and by the readers of Data News (online voting).

Any questions or do you want to suggest one or more CIO’s for the voting list?

CONTACT THE EDITORIAL STAFF

ICT / DIGITAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR

The CIO of the Year 2021 contest wants to reward ICT projects and digital projects which have been successfully completed and which are innovative both in the use of technology as well in the business approach. The contest is open to both the private and public sector and to both large and small or medium sized organisations.

The emphasis is on ‘innovation’; projects that have achieved real added value for a company or organisation thanks to clever use of digital technology. Technological innovation is important, but the impact on the business also plays a very important role.

The size of the company or the scope of the project is not important. Clever, innovative, smaller applications have just as much chance of winning as large and expensive projects. You just need to be able to demonstrate that the innovative ICT Project has given the business a real boost or added value!

Are you an ICT manager or project manager and have you successfully completed an innovative digital project over the last year (or part of a project running over several years)? Then make sure you take part in the ‘Digital Project of the Year 2021’ contest!

Please, fully complete the registration form as this information will be used by the jury to make a preliminary selection of all applications. And please note: the deadline for submitting your file is the October 17th. A professional and academic jury will decide upon the final winners.

APPLY NOW AND PRESENT YOUR PROJECT

PROGRAMME

The programme will be available soon.

WANT TO GET INSPIRED?

Join us on November 30th at Event Lounge, Brussels. Access is exclusively reserved for CIOs, CDOs or ICT managers

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JURY

The specialist jury includes representatives from the academic world, the business world and the editorial team.

CIO of the Year

The winner in the CIO of the Year category will be decided by the jury, as well as by the readers of Data News (online voting).

Digital Project of the Year

The professional & academic jury will decide upon the final winners.

REGISTER

Registration to attend the ‘CIo of the Year’ event will be possible as of September.

 

4 POSSIBLE WAYS OF ATTENDING

 

1/ BY PERSONAL INVITATION
Are you a CIO, CDO or ICT-manager and did you receive a personal invitation? Please register here by using your personal code.

REGISTER NOW

2/ BY REQUEST
Are you a CIO, CDO or ICT-manager or do you occupy a similar position? Request your free access to the Data News CIO of the Year now. Free access is subject to validation by the organization.

REQUEST YOUR FREE ACCESS

3/ BY INVITATION OF YOUR CIO/IT COMMUNITY
Are you a CIO, CDO or ICT-manager and did you receive an invitation from your CIO club or IT community? Request your free access by using your personal code. Free access is subject to validation by the organization.

4/ BY INVITATION OF ONE OF OUR PARTNERS
You can attend the Data News CIO of the Year by invitation of one of our partners.

HALL OF FAME

2008

Freddy Van den Wyngaert
(Agfa)

2009

Chris De Backer
(TomTom)

2010

Daniel Lebeau
(GSK)

2011

Sabine Everaet
(Coca-Cola Europe)

2012

Luc Verbist
(De Persgroep)

2013

Cécile Gonfroid
(RTBF)

2014

Veerle Lozie
(Melexis)

2015

Peter Bal
(Wabco)

2016

Herman De Prins
(UCB)

2017

Bjorn Van Reet
(Kinepolis Group)

2018

Erwin Verstraelen
(Port of Antwerp)

2019

Filip Michiels
(TUI (Western Region))

2020

Guide Lemeire
(NMBS – SNCB)

CONTACT

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