Excellent opportunity to get away from the daily grind, clear your head and focus on strategy for a week.
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Been to Symposium Before?

Sym Club

Sym Club* is an attendee loyalty program designed to recognize your dedication to attending each year by enhancing your experience.


  • Early-bird price up until event
  • Priority keynote seating
  • Priority analyst one-on-one prebooking, and more


Customize your experience
A wealth of session types to custom fit your role, industry and learning style. Some new additions:

  • Bird of a Feather roundtables at the Industry Program are designed for community
  • New Peer Connect content

Lead by example
With tracks designed to expand your leadership potential.

  • Innovators track: CIO guest speakers and CIO interviews are featured in this track. Watch gartner.com for additional speakers.

    Break away from the everyday and infuse new thinking into your strategy and initiatives by listening to our thought-provoking guest speaker lineup:

    Dorie Clark, Harvard Business Review and Forbes Contributor, and Author of “Reinventing You” Sherry Turkle, Professor, Author, Consultant and Researcher
  • Virtual tracks: on Digital Business and Skills, Culture and Leadership.

No shortage of ways to CONNECT

  • Industry Sunday meet-and-greet session, roundtables and networking lunch
  • Daily meal-based networking
  • Exchanging best practices during analyst-user roundtables, topic-based workshops and new community lounges
  • ITxpo networking receptions held each night for all attendees
  • An evening of networking and fun at Tuesday night’s special event at a Disney theme park — including complimentary rides, food and beverages

Receive ACTIONABLE advice
Each session and workshop is designed to help you enhance your current roadmap with three new conference subthemes:

  • Renovate the core: Change, evolve or optimize your existing legacy environment and where renovation is not possible
  • Exploit the new: Leverage the new practices and technologies that support innovation
  • Provide and cultivate leadership: Learn new ways to lead and make organizational adjustments through the digital transformation

* To qualify for membership, you must have attended a Gartner Symposium/ITxpo event in each of the past three consecutive years. If you’ve attended in the past two years only and you attend in 2014, you qualify for Sym Club status. To retain your status, you must attend thereafter on an annual basis.