Recognising achievement in technology innovation and leadership in Ireland


24th March 2022


The Round Room at The Mansion House, Dublin 2



Following the success of the 5th Annual CIO & IT Leaders Summit, which brought together over 300 attendees in June 2021, we are delighted to continue driving the conversation around the future of IT and innovation at the CIO & IT Leaders Awards 2022.

This prestigious black-tie gala awards ceremony will celebrate the change makers and disruptors that are taking their organisations to new heights with their approach to IT strategy.

In what has been a turbulent yet exciting year for many CIOs, there is no better time to reflect on their achievements and give recognition to those who have not only led their organisation through the storm of the pandemic, but took the opportunity to achieve radical digital transformation within their organisation to become market leaders and realise true business value. 

The CIO & IT Leaders Awards 2022 will host a distinguished guest list of the finest IT and business leaders who have been driving change at their organisations at the Mansion House in Dublin on 24th March 2022.

Guests will enjoy a Champagne Reception on arrival, a 4-course meal from the Mansion House’s award-winning chefs, a prestigious Awards Ceremony, entertainment and networking with peers and industry leaders late into the evening.

  • Pilot Project of the Year 
  • IT Governance Project of the Year
  • Outstanding Covid-19 Response 
  • CISO of the Year 
  • Outstanding Contribution to Championing, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging in the Industry (Individual or company)
  • CIO of the Year – Non-Profit sector
  • CIO of the Year – Private Sector
  • CIO of the Year – Govt/Public Sector
  • Outstanding IT Contribution to Sustainability 
  • Future Leader of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Champagne Reception on arrival 
  • Opportunity to network with over 350 industry leaders
  • 4-course meal prepared by the Mansion House’s award-winning chefs 
  • Prestigious CIO Awards Ceremony
  • Live entertainment late into the evening

Each of our valued attendees will receive the following as part of their ticket package:

  • Champagne Reception on arrival  
  • Networking with guests from across the industry
  • Four-course meal prepared by The Mansion House award-winning chefs
  • Prestigious Awards Ceremony
  • Keynote Speaker address
  • After-Dinner Entertainment  
  • Networking with industry experts, peers and award winners late into the evening 



We are delighted to bring you a comprehensive list of categories for this year’s awards, that recognise and celebrate the incredible achievements and the accomplishments made in the face of adversity, during a period of time like no other. 

Enter your company and/or personalities for the awards today and if you are shortlisted, you will be

Benefits for all shortlisted companies include:

  • Elevate your company profile within the industry
  • Be recognised as the best in your sector, judged by senior industry leaders
  • Meet and engage with influential figures from across the full spectrum of the CIO & IT Leaders Industry

Top tips for entering:

  • Make sure that you read and fully comply with the criteria
  • Provide as much evidence of your results (financial and non-financial) as possible
  • Be sure that you have the correct permissions needed to reveal any potentially sensitive information
  • Photos and images are useful to our judges
  • Adding supporting documents – please zip your files into one folder and submit, this allows you to add more than one document or image file
  • And finally – don’t be modest, this is the time to brag about your biggest achievements!


When do nominations open?

Nominations are now open. If you have any questions about nominations and the awards process, please contact: [email protected] 

When do nominations close?

The entry deadline is 18th February 2022.

When and where do the CIO & IT Leaders Awards take place?

The CIO & IT Leaders Awards will take place on 24th of March at The Round Room at The Mansion House, Dublin 2

Does it cost anything to enter for an award?

Entering the awards is free of charge and you can enter as many categories that are relevant to your organisation as you like. We encourage you to look at both the company and personalities awards to maximise your chances of success.

Submitting your entry

Note, saving your entry does not mean it is submitted. Please make sure you have completed all the required fields and then click continue at the bottom of the entry page.


Our awards criteria is being adjusted to reflect the current challenging environment, you will have the opportunity to tell us how you have responded to the pandemic, and demonstrate how this has supported your business and the industry.


The shortlist will be revealed  on the awards website.

Ticket Options:

Individual ticket



Per ticket

Table of 10 guests



Per ticket

Partnership Opportunities

Headline Partnership

Price on Request

Award Category Partnership

Price on Request

CIO Awards 2022 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor


Contact Us

For Sponsorship Opportunities Contact

Wayne Leitch

Partnership Lead

Mob: +353 86 8575144

Email: [email protected]