Foundry brings together IT decision-makers for must-attend technology events

Forging meaningful connections at 800+ events annually

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IT executives are transformative leaders charged with driving business strategy. They trust us and depend on us for real solutions.

Leveraging 50+ years of IDG rich media brand industry expertise and relationships, our unique event content is delivered through the trusted lens of our world-class family of brands. 

Ranging from multi-day educational symposiums and prestigious awards programs to intimate roundtable discussions, Foundry tailors the event type to deliver on audience objectives and needs.

Diverse events for different marketing strategies:

  • Conferences and Summits
  • Roundtables
  • Dinners/Luncheons
  • Awards and Leadership Events
  • Custom

Our unique event content is delivered through the trusted lens of our world-class family of brands.

Generate new customers with Foundry events

Spanning across more than 40 countries, our array of 800+ events is strategically designed to captivate highly qualified audiences. These events serve as dynamic avenues for significant lead generation, all orchestrated by dedicated project managers who curate marketing campaigns tailored to your brand. Foundry events are thoughtfully designed to occur in-person, virtually, and through hybrid formats.

One of the most prestigious & coveted awards in technology

CIO 100 celebrates the achievements of top IT executives and their teams who are using IT in innovative ways to deliver business value, whether by creating competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth, or improving relationships with customers. Awards programs and leadership summits take place in: The United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Spain, Singapore, Australia + NZ, Germany, India and Sweden.

Where risk is rewarded

CSO50 Conference + Awards are the premier conferences for information risk management and security. These events highlight how award-winning organizations are managing risk and information security. These events highlight where CSOs have found opportunities to expand their information security defenses and the technologies used to achieve success. Awards programs and conferences take place in: United States, United Kingdom, India, Australia + NZ.

Recognizing excellence in the Channel

ARN, Reseller News and Channel Asia celebrate excellence across the Australian, New Zealand and ASEAN tech channels. Our programs acknowledge the achievements of talented teams who have become influential figures across the channel partner ecosystem. The Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) was first launched in Australia in 2012, by ARN, celebrating gender diversity and recognizing female excellence across the channel.

Virtual or live: Meet prospects where they want to engage

IT decision makers attend events virtually as well as in person. Content relied on the most during the purchase process can be achieved directly at virtual events, such as product demos, vendor presentations, and analyst research.

Your only partner for IT events

Real Budget

Foundry’s unmatched global audience IT buying power is built through long-established and trusted relationships via media brands and research in the market.

Rich Content

The community relies on our unique perspective of case studies, research, and third-party viewpoints to tell them how to solve challenging IT issues.

Right adjacency

Foundry helps every major tech vendor in the world reach or research their market. Our events allow you to position your product/company against the world’s leading brands, achieve high-profile branding opportunities and win market share.

Fifty-thousand global delegates

Event delegates are the worlds leading spenders on tech and ¾ of them attend our events to source new solutions providers. No other partner can provide predictable volume and quality of marketing qualified leads (MQLs).


You can buy the same event, with the same predictable outcomes, with the same credible content, in 20+ key global markets – no other provider can do this.


Through our trusted relationships, Foundry, connects you with the right buyers, at the right moment in time, when they are researching solutions to drive their business forward. The industry turns up.

Featured Events

Our global events portfolio is designed to connect buyers and sellers of technology.
October 2023United States

CSO50 Conference + Awards

We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort, Fort McDowell, AZ

CSO50 conference + awards brings award-winning CSOs, CISOs, and security leaders together to share their wisdom and expertise to manage ever-changing information security risks successfully.

September, 2023India

CIO100 Symposium & Awards

As CIOs put new technology investments into operation and deliver on promised business outcomes, this year’s return to foundational and IT governance work should not be seen as a setback or a reversal of status. Rather, it is part of the natural cycle of technology-driven business, with CIOs continuing to play a significant role in leading business transformation at their organizations. In line with this year’s theme, the 18th edition of the event will recognize 100 CISOs and CXOs from various verticals across India as The Innovative 100.

September 21, 2023Ireland, United Kingdom

CIO 100 Awards UK

Meet, celebrate and do business with the most influential and active technology buyers in the UK.

To sponsor

Sponsorships at our events provides high-value visibility and interaction. Build relationships with decision makers while driving awareness of your brand.

To attend

Foundry’s events provide exceptional opportunities to learn from and network with top IT professionals from industry-leading organizations.

To present

Interested in sharing your expertise with an eager audience? We have a variety of speaking opportunities.