Based on direct input from more than 500 CIOs,
The CIO Program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 offers a comprehensive agenda with the most timely, relevant content available.

Attendees must meet the qualification criteria. Apply to The CIO Program when you register for Symposium/ITxpo.

The CIO Program Experience

The intensive three-day CIO Program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 offers targeted content and session formats of special relevance to the CIO community. The CIO agenda will be structured according to key themes — coverage on CIO priority topics with actionable, how-to focus to help you increase business value, revenue and results through strong digital leadership. Your CIO Program experience includes:

  • A CIO-only gathering at Symposium/ITxpo, ensuring a level of information exchange that is unparalleled
  • New CIO-exclusive luncheon speakers (check back for speaker announcements)
  • New CIO research delivered by the collective expertise of our CIO analysts and Executive Partners
  • Dedicated CIO track sessions and new team workshops for CIOs to attend with their leadership teams
  • Private CIO Lounge, with special amenities

Plus, gain immediate ROI from the broader Symposium/ITxpo agenda over the course of five days: 10 IT role–based tracks with 250 sessions, 50 Gartner analysts, an Industry Program with targeted content, 70 sponsors, facilitated CIO networking and more!

New! CIO Team Program

The successful implementation of driving digital business depends on outstanding execution across IT and business teams. This is why we have introduced the CIO Team program at Symposium/ITxpo designed to facilitate group learning and interaction with a CIO* and their direct reports through team-focused benefits including:

  • Group rate discount (discounts based on team size)
  • (1) team meeting with an analyst
  • Select workshop(s)/sessions designed for teams (may vary per region)
  • Onsite assistance for organizing a team meeting

*The CIO must be approved and confirmed for the CIO program to be eligible for program benefits

Qualification Criteria

CIOs or equivalent–level IT executives who have ultimate responsibility for enterprise–wide (or business–division) IT decisions and budgets:

  • CIO members of Gartner Executive Programs
  • CIOs, CTOs (or equivalent) from organizations with revenue of $300M+ (applicants may be additionallyqualified on their individual IT-budget responsibility/control)
  • CIOs, CTOs (or equivalent) from not-for-profit and public-sector organizations or agencies with 100+employees, or more (applicants may be additionally qualified on their individual IT-budget responsibility/control)
  • CIOs from technology vendors and consultants who are involved exclusively in their organization's internal IT/IS operation

CIO-Exclusive Luncheon Speakers

  • Mark Jeffries
  • The Art of Business Influence
  • Dr Jason Fox
  • Make Clever Happen

Executive Programs Exclusive

CIO members of Gartner Executive Programs enjoy all the benefits of the CIO Program.

CIOs: Bring your direct reports

CIOs are encouraged to attend with their leadership teams.