Update from Partners and Affiliates, New Dell Discount and More!
Monday, January 27, 2014
Posted by: Vincent Luciani, Association Director
was a very busy year for the Partners and Affiliates team, especially the last
6 months, where we laid the foundation for many new programs and services that
we hope you’ll find beneficial. As 2014 rushes in, the Partners and
Affiliates team would like to update our members on our activity and let you
know what you can expect going forward.
who are we? Our team consists of 5 dedicated individuals; myself and Doug
Fogle, both 2014 Association Directors. Jennifer Ellen, Stephen Flowers and Al
Strong. We collectively review all email inquiries that come into the
Association. Some are politely declined, but those that seem to offer a
good value to our members are then discussed among the team. Of those, we
may determine that some requests are best handled at the local level, and are
therefore sent either to the region or local chapter. For the remaining
ones, we generally have a series of follow-up conversations with the vendor to
better understand their offering, and to negotiate the most favorable terms for
AITP. We seek to identify partnerships that bring value to you, and
improve AITP overall.
Finally, those of us on the team utilize our catalog of
personal and business contacts and vendors to seek out and formulate
Most recently, we've formed partnerships with Dell Computer,
The Society of Information Management (SIM), and The SANS Institute.
With Dell, AITP members can shop online by visiting www.Dell.com/mpp/aitp.
If you prefer to speak to a sales representative, you may also call 1-800-695-8133 and reference Member ID: GS134573718.
Member Benefits consist of:
Price Guarantee on consumer PCs from Dell
on thousands of electronics and accessories
Dell Advantage Loyalty Program: employees can enroll at no cost to receive a 5%
eGift Card and free 2ndbusiness day shipping on all personal
purchases. You can enroll now at: www.Dell.com/mpp/aitp/advantage.
With the SIM partnership, AITP members can take advantage of discounts on SIM's
Regional Leadership Forum; a nine month intensive management training program.
AITP members will receive a $500 discount from the normal attendance fee.
Visit www.aitp.org to read about the
program in more detail, and to find locations around the country where the
leadership forums are presented.
We're also close to announcing an interesting partnership with a major luxury auto manufacturer, a disaster recovery services company as well as a few others to be finalized shortly.
To find the details of all the AITP Products and Services Discounts:
Do you want to see AITP partner with a particular company?
Let us know! You can simply email partners@AITP.org
to reach the aforementioned individuals, and we will do our best to bring it to
AITP Association Director 2013/2014