BDPA Cincinnati Chapter
Information Technology Thought Leaders - Class Room to the Board Room
Your Membership Includes:
+ Newsletter (Local & National)
+ BDPA Groups Communication
+ Access to Professional Technical Network
+ Free e-mail address
+ BDPA Products & Services
= $100.00 Fee
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Membership value listing:
- Monthly Program Meetings
At the heart of BDPA Cincinnati chapter’s annual agenda are program meetings on a variety of technical, career and social topics. Our monthly meetings are hosted at the Health Interact Center, 3805 Edwards Rd #500 , Cincinnati, Ohio 45209 on the 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 6:00pm. For an update on the topics/presenters & workshops, visit “events” on the web site: http://www.bdpa-cincy.org/events.aspx
- Access to Workshops and Seminars
The Professional Development Department provides quarterly workshop & seminars. Visit the website www.bdpa-cincy.org for more details. This is great advantage to get exposure to the latest technology!
- Professional/Business Contacts
BDPA meetings and special events provide invaluable opportunities for networking with a variety of industry and non-industry professionals. Great opportunity to meet people and find qualified candidates for employment.
- Professional/Personal Development Leadership Training
BDPA is a pro-active organization and as a member you are given opportunities to play an active role in planning, developing and implementing local and national projects designed to meet BDPA’s goals and objectives. BDPA members can run for national and local offices, chair committees/tasks forces and participate in committee/business area activities. The skills gained through taking on responsibilities in BDPA prove to be a valuable asset to one’s professional and personal life.
- Professional Recognition
As a by product of their professional and community related activities, BDPA members receive recognition from their peers. All members are encouraged and given the opportunity to lead workshops in their area of expertise and share their experience and knowledge with students, peers and community.
- Student Internship Program
The primary responsibility of the Student Internship Program is to provide BDPA college student members, career development support by providing career opportunities. The program is open to college students from around the world. Students simply submit their resumes through the website (http://www.bdpa-intern.com) to be eligible.
- Professional Forums
As a member you have access to BDPA’s professional forums. They include: Seminars & Workshops and Program Meeting.
- Notices and Announcements for IT events
Through the egroup you will be notified of all technical events within the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky area.
- Resource pool for technical advice
Post your technical questions/issues to the egroups to get advice.
The bi-monthly local chapter newsletter “The InfoExchange” contains local and national activities. Provides in-depth technical articles and explores career advancement issues. The official publication of National BDPA “The Journal” contains articles and announcements highlighting current industry issues, technological breakthroughs, career and personal development strategies and national activities.
- Member Discounts
BDPA members receive discounts on local professional training programs, publications, national conference (including hotel and airline reservations), car rentals and local chapter seminars and activities.
- 2019 National BDPA Technology Conference- August 2 – 5, 2019 - Atlanta, GA
This annual event is the culmination of BDPA’s activities. Workshops and Seminars on current industry technologies, plus professional and personal development seminars are part of a standard fare. In addition to the workshops and seminars there is an Awards Banquet, Golf outing, Prayer breakfast, Career Fair, Technology Expo, Youth Conference, Senior Management forum, networking activities and the National High School Computer Competition. The earlier you register for the National BDPA Conference the greater your savings.
- Access to Publications at Member Only Prices
Your membership entitles you to significant discounts on subscription to Black Enterprise Magazine. Use code National code MBDP and your local chapter identifier to get this discount. Your membership also provides you with a complimentary subscription to Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology magazine.
We invite you to become involved in one of the many local chapter organizational activities. BDPA’s strength is a result of the involvement and commitment level of each of its members. Your membership is an important ingredient to that success. However, your time, talent, and energy are needed even more than your financial support. Please let us know what business process appeals to you. We will work to get you immediately involved in that arena. We can be reached at President@bdpa-cincy.org