June 28-29: World BPO/ITO Forum, Jersey City, NJ
World BPO/ITO Forum will take place June 28 – 29, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City, NJ, as an invitation-only event, tailored to CIOs/CEOs/CFOs and senior business executives. The World BPO/ITO Forum, www.worldbpoforum.com, is the premier conference and thought-leadership forum focused on the global sourcing needs of mid-to-large sized US organizations.
Themed “FLATTENING THE WORLD: The Economic, Political and Technical Impact of Global Sourcing”, this year’s program is broken into two conference tracks designed to bring both strategic and operational issues to the forefront to facilitate impactful dialog in an intimate, peer-to-peer environment.
As a strategic supporter of World BPO/ITO Forum, TIE Midwest members can take advantage of a substantial 50% discount on qualified enterprise-buyer registration fees (non-service providers). For up-to-date program information, and to apply for registration, please go to www.worldbpoforum.com. Please refer to discount registration source code: TIEMW50
July 22-25: TechWeek Conference and Expo , Chicago, IL
July 22-27 S.P.A.R.K., Chicago, IL
What: SPARK Chicago is a six-day incubation contest that provides select applicants with free access to mentors, active investors, and services needed to build a viable company. Participants will form teams around an idea, decide on a business model, and develop a working prototype.
Who: Anyone who wants to form or be part of a startup.
Why: A chance to….
- Pitch live to investors and get immediate feedback on your idea
- Receive mentorship from proven entrepreneurs
- Win over $100,000 in donated services to help launch a startup
- Get over $10,000 or more in a cash grant
- Start Chicago’s next big business and create jobs!
How: Apply by July 1st online at www.sparkchi.com
**Applications are being reviewed as they are received.
When: July 22-27 at the Merchandise Mart. Details at www.sparkchi.com
August 4-7: TiE Global Charter Member Retreat
The location for the upcoming international CM Retreat is set for Bali, Indonesia, from August 4-7, 2011 at a stellar, five-star hotel. This is a chance for you to come and renew old connections and make new ones within the TiE family.Reserve a spot for you and your family at the exclusive CM Retreat.
We are weeks away from finalizing our five-star resort, but early bird rates may not last, and room availability is restricted. Book now with Early Bird discounted rates of $1495 (CM only) and $2295 (CM & Spouse). Register TODAY.