Announcing the Global CIO Value Forum Columbus 2009 & Sponsorship Opportunity

Columbus, OH, July 18, 2009 --( Glomark-Governan is hosting the second annual Global CIO Value Forum in Columbus, Ohio at The Blackwell Hotel on The Ohio State University campus. This year’s event will include a ½ day golf outing (with a light lunch and casual, cookout networking dinner following) on October 7th, 2009 at The Country Club at Muirfield Village, followed by the ½ event on October 8th, 2009. Glomark-Governan welcomes Dennis Hummel, President & COO of Maritz Inc., as the keynote speaker for this year’s event. Dennis will be joined by a panel of talented CIOs discussing best practices and key considerations for identifying how to create the economic value necessary to optimize the use of IT assets, IT services, and IT projects.

General discussion topics include:

-Assessing and measuring the economic value of IT to the Enterprise
-Making objective investment decisions in recessionary times
-Assessing your level of IT economic value maturity relative to industry peers
-Establishing a consistent IT economic valuation process

The Global CIO Value Forum Columbus 2009 – the second of three forums to be conducted in multiple countries in 2009 – is a “by invitation only” event. For more information about the Global CIO Value Forum Columbus 2009, and to request an invitation to attend, please visit

Glomark-Governan is anticipating over 100 business and technology executives to attend this year’s forum, and is currently seeking sponsors for this event who are active members of business and technology community. A portion of the sponsorship proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to GroundWork group, a nonprofit organization located in Columbus, Ohio, on behalf of each Sponsor. For more information about how to sponsor this event, please contact Colin Rice at

Glomark-Governan helps enterprises around the world by providing them with the methodology, training, consulting, benchmarking research, and software tools necessary to assess, communicate and measure the economic value of investments in technology and services initiatives. Glomark-Governan has enhanced and refined its Economic Value Creation (EVC™) Methodology for more than a decade, bringing to market a proven, complete solution that allows companies to justify their solutions’ value, define operational and performance metrics, assess economic risk, and quickly create project-specific business cases. For more information, please visit or contact the Glomark-Governan headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA, at 614-761-2400.

Colin Rice