Networking at #GartnerIO

Unbiased advice. New points of view. Lasting connections.

Networking at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference isn’t just about meeting new people. It’s about candid conversations with world-class IT leaders from various backgrounds, organization sizes and industries. Where you can dive into what’s working — and what’s not — with your peers in small, facilitated discussions. It’s impromptu brainstorming sessions in a Meetup and “aha” moments during lunch. 

With two days and access to more than 400 IT infrastructure and operations leaders, you’ll have ample opportunities to make lasting connections.

Explore our networking opportunities below.

Peer Meetups 

Pick a topic and then join up to 10 peers in a relaxed setting to exchange ideas, build relationships and address mutual challenges face to face.


Hear what your colleagues from various industries are experiencing around relevant topics in these Gartner-experts-moderated sessions.

Gartner Magic Quadrant sessions

The Gartner Magic Quadrant provides a competitive positioning of four types of technology providers in fast-growing markets: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players and Challengers. These sessions give you specific insight into the analyst process as well as the findings.

Ask the Experts sessions

Intimate discussions to foster learning featuring one Gartner analyst, at which end users can ask questions and get answers.


Drill down on specific how-to conference topics in a small group environment led by Gartner or guest experts.

Solution Provider sessions 

When you’re looking for products and solutions to address a specific issue, solution providers will deliver a 360-degree view of your options. These sessions help expand your perspective.

Solution Showcase receptions

Evaluate the provider landscape and prepare for future projects. Experience the world’s leading solution providers in one convenient location.

One-on-one Meetings

Gartner one-on-ones are complimentary, private, face-to-face meetings with a Gartner expert to discuss any topic(s) or issues of your choice to help your own personal development or business priorities. Visit Gartner Conference Navigator to book your one-on-ones once your registration is confirmed.