Learn how to expand your sphere of influence and build your network at the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2023 conference in Kochi, India.

2023 in-person conferences

The in-person Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ conferences are unique destination experiences designed for top IT leadership teams to connect face-to-face with Gartner experts, peers and a wide array of solution providers. Together, you explore industry-shaping insights in an unforgettable atmosphere of excitement and camaraderie beyond the possibilities of a screen. Features include:

  • Powerful keynotes
  • An expansive landscape of sessions
  • A dynamic, vibrant IT Xpo
  • Planned and unplanned peer networking
  • In-the-moment insights

Join a community of the best and brightest CIOs and IT executives from across every industry — all driven by a common purpose, all under one roof.


Meet the Gartner experts


Immerse yourself in engaging sessions by Gartner experts and visionary leaders, interact with the presenter and the people around you to learn more about the latest trends on emerging technologies, exploring how to instantly apply these insights, and gain unique perspectives.

Interactive sessions and networking

Engage with the world’s leading IT experts and peers in Ask the Expert sessions, clinics, workshops and roundtables to discover answers to shared challenges. Experience a community atmosphere of CIOs and IT executives through spontaneous encounters, continued conversations and more opportunities to expand your network.

Expert one-on-one meeting

Take the time to step away from your everyday work and validate your business strategies alongside a Gartner expert. Get tailored guidance from a Gartner expert on your specific challenge or goal.

All things for CIOs and IT executives — All under one roof

Our conference destination locations allow you to pause and step away from the virtual world. Experience the magnitude of an in-person Gartner conference — all the top vendors, Gartner experts and peers gathered together in one easy-to-access venue.

The Gartner Conference Navigator acts as your home base where you can plan your personal agenda around your requirements.

  • Plan your agenda and schedule sessions.
  • Sign up for interactive clinics and roundtables.
  • Schedule Gartner one-on-one meetings.
  • Explore a variety of special programs by role, industry and more.
  • Apply for exclusive programs with targeted content and sessions designed to facilitate interaction between Gartner experts, solution providers and peers.
  • Identify the right solutions for your needs by exploring our directory of solution providers and their product offerings.
Use the Gartner Conference Navigator to manage your conference experience in real time so you can attend scheduled sessions, interact with speakers and attendees, and explore new sessions.
  • Discover never-before-seen research through the Signature Series sessions.
  • Attend inspiring guest keynote presentations.
  • Gain new experiences and share best practices when you join exclusive CIO Experience sessions.
  • Hone your negotiating skills at a Contract Negotiation Clinic.
  • Walk through IT Xpo to explore emerging technologies from leading solution providers to help you accelerate your technology decisions.
  • Attend an evening reception to network with your peers and solution providers in a relaxed setting.
  • Interact with a Gartner expert in one-on-one meetings to get expert guidance on your biggest challenges.
  • Share experiences and gain valuable lessons through workshops, roundtables and facilitated networking sessions.
  • Grab a coffee or a meal and join an impromptu conversation with your peers.

Postconference, the Gartner Conference Navigator offers access to session presentations to build on what you’ve taken away. 

  • Share key lessons with your team.
  • Develop a 30-/60-/90-day plan.
  • Connect with shortlisted technology solution providers.
  • Explore the Gartner conference calendar to determine which role-based conferences your team should be attending to get deep-dive content for their roles.

Amazing experience and highly engaging sessions. Many myths have been broken, and this event gives direction to what is important today and tomorrow.

Puneet Prakash

Head of IT Infrastructure, Volkswagen Group Technology Solutions India Ltd.

Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

We invite our community to share suggestions on how we can make our conference experience more inclusive.

Listening and learning

Through attendee listening sessions, advisory board meetings and survey questions, as well as leveraging insights from our internal employee resource groups, we always look for new ideas to improve the inclusivity of our conferences.

Inclusive communications

We cultivate an inclusive experience for our attendees through our conference websites and communications.


Through our expanded DEI and Corporate Responsibility agenda and networking efforts, we seek to provide a platform for topics pertaining to traditionally underrepresented groups, as well as offer content related to corporate sustainability, equity and inclusion.

Accessibility Ambassador

An Accessibility Ambassador is available at every conference to provide customized accessibility support to anyone who requests accommodations.

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