- Corporate-wide CIOs
- Business unit CIOs
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Join us on 24 - 27 October, 2016.
Join us on 24 - 27 October, 2016.
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A digital wave is sweeping through every industry, organization and culture. This a defining moment for every CIO and senior IT executive: a chance to rise up, align mission-critical priorities — yours and those of the enterprise — and drive business outcomes. From personal development to process reinvention, Gartner is here to help you
Rise to the Challenge.
Shaped by feedback from you and other CIOs to stay focused on only what is most relevant and useful, the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo experience will:
TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION
Renovate the IT Core
How can you modernize, measure and manage a mission-critical runtime environment and partner ecosystem that is high-performing, robust, efficient and responsive to change?
Architect the Digital Business
What patterns and practices can you use to deliver scalable, safe and ethical digital business solutions?
Plan for the Digital Future
What should be on your 3- or 5-year technology and business radar? Further out? What should you be thinking about that currently you’re not?
Lead the Digital Enterprise
How do you become a more effective leader in the digital enterprise?
Create a Dynamic Organization
How can you harness the potential of people and skills to change the culture and to build digital business?
Drive Business Growth
How can you help grow the business, especially through new revenue streams and high-value outcomes?
How is your industry being transformed by digital business?
Our 2015 conference agenda is designed to provide you with the strategies, insights and tools you'll need to lead the next generation of IT and achieve business outcomes.
Experience a rich assembly of forward-thinking guest speakers and luminaries, Gartner-invited end users presenting case studies, and Gartner analysts.
Scientist, Author, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Start-up Investor
2013 South Australian Entrepreneur of the Year, Magician and Communication Coach
Author of Fat, Forty and Fired, Former CEO of Leo Burnett, Partner of Growth Mantra
Co-Founder of Apple, Inc. & Chief Scientist, Fusion-IO
Australia's first female Winter Olympic Gold Medallist
Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Information Technology
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo helps you identify and explore technology and service providers to address your specific needs as a CIO. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading solution providers in a variety of settings.
Take Your Place Among Technology's Key Players
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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 will take place at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cnr Gold Coast Highway & TE Peters Drive
Queensland, Australia - 4218
Gartner has reserved room blocks at hotels in close proximity to the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre. Attendees will need to register for Symposium/ITxpo before booking their hotel. Once you have registered online the full hotel details, room types and pricing will be available in order for you to select and book your hotel. A credit card will be required to secure your booking.
The Gartner discounted rates can only be booked via the website or through the Gartner Hotel Team on +61 2 8908 5633 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please reference our FAQ document.
Demand for rooms is high and hotels sold out 5 weeks in advance of the event in 2014. Please ensure you book your hotel as soon as possible. Gartner expects an increased demand for hotels in the Gold Coast area in 2015.
The deadline for booking your hotel at the Gartner discounted rates is 25 September 2015.
Jupiters Hotel and Casino Gold Coast
From $204 per room per night
3 minute walk to Convention Centre
From $170 per room per night
15 minute walk to Convention Centre, 5 minutes by car or 1 stop on the light rail
Sofitel – limited availability
From $260 per room per night
5 minute walk to Convention Centre
For queries please contact the Gartner Hotel Team by email email@example.com or on +61 2 8908 5633.
Gold Coast, Australia
81 Surf Parade
Gold Coast, Australia
The Gold Coast has its own domestic airport at Coolangatta, just 20 minutes south of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre with regular flights from all capital cities. Services are provided domestically by three airlines, Virgin Blue, Tiger and Jetstar, and internationally through multiple Airlines. Brisbane International Airport is located just a one hour drive from Broadbeach.
Airport Shuttle Buses
Airport shuttles can be pre-booked by contacting the Gold Coast reservations team on +61 (0) 7 5574 5111 or 1300 655 655.
Taxi Service (no pre-booking required)
Gold Coast Cabs – 131 008
Taxi’s are available throughout the Gold Coast and operate on a metered system. The approximate cost from the Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport to the Gold Coast Convention Centre is AUD$65, the approximate cost from the Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast Convention Centre is AUD$290.
Airport Transfers (required to pre-book service)
Point to Point Airport Transfers +61 7 5554 5552
Shuttle service Gold Coast Convention Centre to Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport $85 (1 – 3 passengers)
Shuttle service Gold Coast Convention Centre to Brisbane Airport $185
*Please contact Point to Point Transfers and advise you are with Gartner. If you would like to organise a shared private service, please advise the friendly staff at Point to Point Transfers.
By Public Transport
To get to and from the Brisbane Airport, the closest train station is called Nerang. It is about 15 minutes by taxi or you can also catch a Surfside bus.
There is a bus stop directly in front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast Highway. There are also taxi and limousine ranks at the main entrance. You can also access the rail line to Brisbane via a bus from Jupiters Hotel and Casino.
For more information contact: Surfside Buslines and Queensland Rail
G:Link (Light Rail)
There’s a new way to get around the central Gold Coast with G:link, Queensland’s first light rail system. Fast, frequent trams connect 16 stations along a 13 kilometre route from Broadbeach to Gold Coast University Hospital. Guests staying at the Crowne Plaza will be able to enjoy a short one stop journey to the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo with the G:link stop directly outside the hotel and the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre!
Car Park & Driving
For driving and car parking information please click here for the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre’s website. A $10 inclusive of GST flat rate is charged for parking at the centre.