CIO Institute Events

A day of world-class, end-user driven academia helping executives make the right decisions. Covering the latest trends and challenges, our flagship events provide a dynamic and agile mix of thought leadership, best practice, and networking sessions.

Attendance: 80-100 delegates from our global community of pre-qualified CIO’s and technology leaders from multinational enterprises

Sponsorship opportunities:

  • Chairing Seat on Opening Panel Debate  
  • Host a 40 minute Keynote Presentation 
  • Host a 40 minute Boardroom Discussion 
  • Brokered Business Meetings (on site only)

Digital Boardroom Series

An excellent way to showcase your organization as a thought leader to our community. Each 2-hour event, 3-5pm local time, is organised into 30 min round-robin style sessions focusing on industry trends. Connected digitally and supported by our in-house team, these events assist with lead generation as we get you in front of the right people.


Attendance: 18 decision makers and buyers from medium to large Enterprises with a minimum of £1 Mill budget to spend  

Digital Bespoke Boardrooms

Everyone you want to meet – in one place, at one time. Imagine a group of your most important clients and targeted customer prospects together in one room. Imagine having access to this private gathering of influential leaders looking for your industry solutions. Let us connect you to the inner circle of executive leadership.


Attendance: 8 decision makers and buyers, invited based on account lists and criteria such as company size, region, and industry. All attendees go through a strict pre-qualification process by our in-house team 

Bespoke DB

As leaders of executive communities across UK and EMEA, we are working to elevate peer collaboration through an assortment of private, invitation-only gatherings.


We invite our trusted partners – limited to strategic providers that are making a tangible impact in our enterprises – to join our exclusive meetings to network and share best practices with a community of leading C-suite executives. By coming together, we foster the power and strength of strategic partnerships that are critical to our success as leaders.


"I truly enjoy the experience and the opportunity of exchanging the current and most relevant topics for CIOs and the Business Driven Initiatives, great job GBI!"

Esteban Remecz, CIO - Iochpe-Maxion, S. A.

"Great team, with CIO enabling networking approach to exchange ideas and experience"

Aleksandar Rodic, Global CIO - Fiege Logistik Group

"A great opportunity to share ideas and learn from others in the industry"

Caroline Knight, Head of Technology - Heathrow Airport

"One of the best and most informative events I have been to in a long time. The power of shared learning and experience was invaluable. Especially as the whole world seems to be transforming through digital. Great event run by great team. Thanks for making it fun."

Kevin Gohil, COO - Copyright Licensing Agency

"CIO Institute brings leaders together on a platform which helps a wider business community and professional"

Satish Kumar, Head of Global IT Domain - AKZO NOBEL

"A top initiative to discuss with peers without filters and exchange best practices"

Helmi Bessaies, CIO - Unilever France

"A useful and informative digital boardroom session that gave opportunities to share experiences whilst also hearing about potential solutions."

André Simm, CIO - Voyage Care

"Superb speakers featured in high quality sessions"

Robin Smith, CISO - Aston Martin

"Find these events invaluable both to share knowledge and experiences with peers but also to be updated on advances in the market"

Mark Parr, Global IT Director - HFW

"Event very agile and effective, doesn't break your agenda and plenty of real life stories. Brilliant!"

Paolo Brusegan, Global Head of IT - Pirelli

"The CIO events have been excellent and the added value to any decision maker was fundamental. The discussions have been on core topics that we all really care about and not a sales pitch."

Friedrich Rub, CISO - Raiffeisen

"CIO Institute gives a platform to good exchanges on an international level over different industries and sizes of organizations. I really appreciate it and it helps to verify if my vision is similar to others or if approaches are completely different"

Robert Hellwig, CISO - University of Siegen

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