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Frequently Asked Questions

Registration/Pricing

How do I register?

You can register by clicking on the Register Now button on the right or by calling +1 866 405 2511.

What methods can I use to pay?

You may pay with Gartner event tickets, credit card or invoice with PO number. A payment must be made prior to the event or payment will need to be collected upon entrance to the event.

What is the cost to attend?

Standard registration is $4,750. Public Sector registration price is $3,295. Gartner clients may contact their account manager for special pricing options or may use conference tickets as a form of payment.

Is there a bulk discount for large groups?

A group rate discount is available, depending on size. Click here to learn more about the Group Rate Discount.

What is included in the full registration price?

Registration fee includes conference attendance, Symposium On Demand access, documentation, a special evening event, breakfast and lunch (Monday through Thursday), ITxpo receptions and a post-event summary report.

What are the conference hours?

Use the Schedule at a Glance as a guide for booking your travel arrangements and planning your time on-site.

Cancellation/Substitution

View the Gartner Event Terms & Conditions

Onsite

How do I book my hotel reservations?

You must be a registered Symposium/ITxpo attendee in order to book your hotel room. Using the buttons on the registration page, sign in and register or, create an account and register.

Are there special hotel rates for Government attendees?

You may contact the hotel of your choice to ask about special government organization rates.

Can I bring a guest to any parts of the event?

There is a companion program available at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 only available for CIOs and ExP members who bring a guest. The cost is $450 for each adult (21 years and over), which includes breakfast and lunch Monday through Thursday in the attendee food tents, access to the ITxpo event floor Monday through Thursday, as well as access to the special evening event. The cost is $150 for guests who'd like to bring a companion only to Tuesday evening's special event. Registration is ONLY open for CIOs and ExP members. Please contact pre-event 1 866 405 2511 or purchase on-site.

What is the special evening event?

The special evening event takes place at a Disney theme park on Tuesday, October 7. It is required to take transportation from Gartner Symposium/ITxpo for admission to the event.

Are there special rates for attendees to visit the Disney parks?

As a Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 attendee please enjoy special rates for a visit to the Disney parks. Learn more

Sponsor/Speaking Opportunities

Are there any speaking opportunities at the event?

There are speaking opportunities available for exhibitors who are sponsoring at the event. If you are interested in sponsoring, you will need to speak with a Gartner sponsor sales representative. If you know who the representative is for your space, please reach out to them directly. If you are not aware of the representative for that space all 1 800 356 4740 or email exhibit@gartner.com.

What if I am interested in sponsoring at the event?

You will need to speak with a Gartner sponsor sales representative. If you know who this is, you can reach out to them directly. If you are not aware of the representative for that space, call 1 800 356 4740 or email exhibit@gartner.com.

Analyst Interaction

How do I sign up for an Analyst One-on-One?

OOne-on-ones are available exclusively to paid, registered conference attendees and are not available to ITxpo exhibitors or exhibitor conference session pass holders. Due to the high demand for these appointments, each attendee may reserve up to two one-on-ones during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, each with a different analyst or consultant. Once prebooking opens, registration for analyst one-on-ones is available through Events Navigator (our online agenda building tool).

Am I guaranteed the analyst of my choice in my One-on-One meeting?

All registered Symposium/ITxpo attendees have the exclusive opportunity to speak directly with up to two Gartner analysts in private 30-minute one-on-one meetings. Due to the high demand of particular analysts, sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis.

How do I sign up for an Analyst/User Roundtable?

Analyst-user roundtable sessions are available exclusively to paid, registered conference attendees and are not available to ITxpo exhibitors or exhibitor conference session pass holders. Due to the high demand and limited availability (up to 12 end users per session), we recommend you register in advance for these unique sessions. Once prebooking opens, registration for analyst-user roundtables is available through Events Navigator (our online agenda building tool).

Is there a list of analysts who will be available at the event?

View the list of analysts in Events Navigator.

Conference Materials

When will I have access to documentation?

A documentation key to access Gartner presentations from Events Navigator will be provided by early October via email to registered attendees

What is the difference between documentation and the Symposium On Demand Multimedia content?

The documentation includes all Gartner presentations available pre-event. This is available shortly before the event, and registered attendees will be sent this notification via email. The Symposium On Demand multimedia content is included in the conference fee. It includes all sessions as presented on-site synchronized to the audio recordings from the Gartner analyst sessions, keynotes and several solution providers. This content is searchable and includes transcription. The content is delivered online at GartnerEventsOnDemand.com and is available in its entirety about 2 – 3 weeks after the event.

If your question is not listed here, please send an email to symposium@gartner.com.