About APC


Learning and Connections

The Advanced Practices Council hosts meetings, seminars, webinars, dinners, events and research programs in cities across the U.S. and worldwide (soon!).

  • Exclusive meetings for members to connect with and learn from peers and  IT leaders throughout the year.
  • Learn innovative transformational solutions, best practices, and more.
  • Recent meeting and member topics have included predictive analytics, machine learning and AI, the future of business processes, Internet of Things (IoT), cyber security, legal issues, ecosystem leadership, and much more - all essential for CIOs.
  • Best of all, the Advanced Practices Council events and meetings are 100% confidential, and there is NO selling allowed from any vendors.

Stability and Global Reach

Advanced Practices Council (APC) was started over 20 years ago by SIM (the Society for Information Management), a network of 4,900+ IT leaders worldwide.

  • Our knowledge of the sector and ability to tap into an international network are unique and beneficial. 
  • We have more than two decades of experience, a global base of senior IT members, and our future and the agenda are set by our members.  
  • Members lead technology strategy and IT innovation for world-leading enterprises and consistently deliver millons in bottom line results!  
  • Our members have been involved in the greatest IT innovations, and we will be here for years to come to deliver benefits to members and to help them achieve ongoing results!

Exclusively for IT Leaders

Advanced Practices Council (APC) is the world's leading IT executive research and networking program that brings the world's foremost IT executives together.

  • Our members work together to help solve the greatest challenges and issues facing execs, CIOs, CISOs, and heads of IT and technology.
  • No CIO program provides a similar haven for senior IT leaders to come together, learn, and get empowered to generate impact and revenue.
  • As an exclusive and selective group of IT leaders, members of APC get access to a real network of peers in similar and likesize organizations.
  • CIO members provide support and gain knowledge from one another, anchored by research on key topics of relevance selected by members.