Directing the future of IT

Fostering Conversation &

Unlocking Innovation

One Connection at a Time.

Exceptional Events for IT Leaders & Professionals

DirectIT by SMS Strategy, sets itself apart by creating immersive environments that foster authentic conversations and meaningful collaboration, all within an elegant and comfortable setting. Every element of this event has been carefully considered to yield optimal ROI, in the form of valuable insights and robust professional connections, all while minimizing downtime.

The straightforward agenda includes intimate peer-to-peer networking sessions, keynote discussions from industry experts, and five-star feasts! We partner with a curated group of cutting edge solution providers that bring immense value to the table for you and your company. Our commitment to a no-gimmicks approach underscores our dedication to genuine collaboration and education. This ensures that all participants, regardless of their role or background, depart the summit feeling inspired and well-equipped to propel their careers forward in this dynamic field.

Strong handshake exchanged at a professional networking event or a conference.

A program crafted to align seamlessly with your professional and departmental goals

Connections.

Form meaningful connections and professional relationships; a key trait of any successful IT leader.

Insights.

Gain valuable insights in our educational environment, designed to keep you ahead of the industry curve.

Exclusivity.

Our invitation-only process guarantees you'll connect with like-minded IT leaders and executives in your region.

Zero Expense.

Our esteemed sponsors underwrite this event, covering the cost of your event pass, meals, drinks, and parking.

"Awesome time, presentations were great and presenters were engaging. Food was delicious and plentiful, hope to be back next year! Vendors weren't pushy. Great exposure to peers in other industries as well. Overall well put together and well worth the time." 

Jared Buchanon - IT Manager, INW Group

"Great event. Great speakers. Nice venue. Time well spent as an executive. Would definitely attend again." 

Bryan Rood - IT Director, Armored Republic

"It was great to meet other IT leaders and discuss concepts that impact us all." 

Seth Baker - VP IT, Credit Union West

"Excellent forum with great insights and discussions. The talks are on current topics and focused. No filler information just to fill the time."

Scott Goodwin - IT Manager, OppFi

"This event was very well organized and informative. This event is a great asset for the technology industry."

Aaron Matatov, IT Manager, Spectrum News

Agenda-at-a-Glance

*detailed agenda provided 30-60 days prior to scheduled event date

09:00 am - 10:00 am Registration & Networking

Fuel your morning with a hearty breakfast and network amongst local peers.


10:00 am - 11:15 am Industry Expert Insights

A series of short discussions on the newest trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in the field of IT & cybersecurity.


11:15 am - 11:30 am Fireside Chat

An intimate discussion packed with valuable perspectives to help you maneuver through dynamic challenges in the field.

 

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11:30 am - 12:15 pm Peer-to-Peer Networking

Engage with peers & cutting edge solution providers to exchange best practices and address technical inquiries.


12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Keynote Speaker

Indispensable insights, perspectives and key takeaways vital for any IT leader's intellectual arsenal.


12:45 pm - 01:30 pm Lunch

01:30 pm - 02:00 pm Dessert, Networking & Raffles