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Upcoming Chapter Meetings and Events

April Chapter Meeting
Providing Superhero Service
Date: Friday, April 22, 2016
Time: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Development Dimensions International, 1225 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017
Click here for more information and to register!

May Chapter Meeting
ITIL Workshop
Date: Friday, May 13, 2016
Time: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Crowne Plaza Greentree, 401 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Registration information coming soon!

Call for Officer Nominations

Each year, HDI Steel City reviews the current bylaws and holds Officer Elections. We currently have three positions up for election. Please consider joining the board to help our chapter grow! The call for nominations will close on April 30, 2016. If you are interested in running for a position please CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION.

VP of Communications (2 Positions Available)
This is the marketing arm of the chapter. This role is responsible for sending out announcements, meeting invitations, the chapter newsletter, updating social media, and the website content. This candidate should have strong written communication skills and a flair for creativity.

VP of Memberships (1 Position Available)
This is the sales arm of the chapter. This role invites people to join the chapter, welcomes them at meetings, encourages others to bring new members and is responsible for the annual membership drive. Excellent verbal communication skills are necessary for this candidate.

Candidates must be active in the HDI Steel City chapter. Our Board of Officers works as a team. We acknowledge that this is a volunteer board and time must be balanced with work and family responsibilities. Ensure you are able to commit the time necessary to serve as an officer. Serving on the HDI Steel City board is an important and rewarding experience. Please consider joining our family business and serving our community. You will not regret your decision to be a leader!

HDI 2016 Conference & Expo

From April 12 - 15, 2016, interact with more than 2,400 IT service and technical support professionals in Orlando as they address today's most pressing service and support challenges. For conference details, visit www.hdiconference.com. Will you be attending? If so, please send us a quick email to let us know. We have been working hard at planning a couple of social events for our chapter members while at the conference so be sure to check them out!

Steel City Conference Luncheon
At the conference, HDI Steel City will reserve a special area in the lunch hall for a meet-and-greet. Look for the Steel City signs. No need to register, just stop by for a little fun and networking with other Pittsburgh area professionals. This is a great chance to meet up with a few familiar faces, meet new people, and compare notes about the conference.

HDI Midwest Mixer
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location: Lake Toho Room @ Rosen Shingle Creek
Click here for more information and to register.

For the first time, the HDI Midwest and Southeast Regions will be joining together at the HDI Conference for a social celebration that you won't want to miss! You are invited to come and network with professionals from the 14 local chapters in the Midwest Region and 10 local chapters in the Southeast Region. Yes, that's twice the connections, twice the celebrations, and twice the fun! At this exciting event, we will be honoring the Analyst of the Year and Desktop Support Technician of the Year Regional Award Recipients from the Midwest and Southeast. Thanks to the support of our vendor partners and platinum sponsor, HEAT Software, light hors d'oeuvres will be provided and a drink voucher will be given to the first 200 attendees to arrive. A cash bar will be available for guests to purchase additional drinks.

2015 Circle of Excellence Presidents Circle

HDI Steel City has been recognized as an HDI Circle of Excellence President's Circle Chapter for 2015. The Circle of Excellence is designed to recognize the chapters who are not only meeting the minimum standards for an HDI local chapter, but are following the best practices which ensure value is being provided to the membership. The President's Circle is the highest level of recognition which is achieved through a survey to the membership which confirms the local chapter provides good programming and value. Thank you to our membership, officers, and sponsors for your commitment to our chapter!

Congratulations to the Steel City 2015-2016 Award Recipients

HDI awards the highest honors in the IT service and technical support profession. These awards recognize the individuals that have most enhanced the image of the support industry by achieving and maintaining the highest standards of excellence in service and support.

Analyst of the Year
Mark O'Black, Duquesne University

Desktop Support Technician of the Year
Debbie Lyons, Giant Eagle

Congratulations to the Steel City 2015-2016 Award Recipients!