Why attend

Grow revenue, drive customer experience and lead digital innovation

Join us at the center of technology, business, strategy and inspiration

  • Start with culture change when embarking on digital transformation, instead of waiting to address it later.
  • Create information and technology operating models that are agile, responsive and innovative.
  • Engage business leaders and influence enterprise success.
  • Lead digital business success by using digital design practices.
  • Exploit the combined forces of data, analytics and artificial intelligence to deliver business value in and beyond the enterprise.
  • Recognize the value of customer, citizen and employee experience in the business value proposition for digital business success.

Join a community of your peers

By attending Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™, you’re joining a community of trailblazers, thought leaders and industry experts pushing the bounds of technology and business. This conference is the one place you can access research-backed sessions, get expert advice on your specific challenges and interact with colleagues — all in one place, over four days.


Meet with Gartner experts to learn about the latest strategic trends and explore how these insights can be applied to achieve your mission-critical priorities.


Get inspired by visionary leaders who have unique perspectives on business, technology and life.


Expand opportunities through networking and discover answers to shared challenges face-to-face.


Try out game-changing technologies all in one place — and discover solutions that will add the most value to your business.

Who should attend

Innovative CIOs

  • Join global, regional and business unit leaders from all enterprise sizes.
  • Tackle culture changes to deliver growth.
  • Master your strategy, vision and leadership.
  • Work with C-level IT and revenue partners.
  • Get the most from your organizational structure.

Ambitious IT leaders

Roles include but are not limited to:

  • President
  • Vice president
  • CEO
  • Board member
  • Consultant
  • Director
  • Head of department


With a focus on:

  • Analytics or applications
  • Business intelligence and information management
  • Business process improvement
  • Data or enterprise architecture
  • Infrastructure or I&O modernization
  • Program and portfolio management
  • Security and risk management
  • Sourcing and vendor relationships

The CIO Experience

The exclusive CIO Experience program is only for CIOs and the most senior IT leaders and decision makers.

Curated specifically to enhance IT and business leadership skills, this is the ideal opportunity to connect with peers across regions and industries, share best practices and gain new perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of digital business.

Application and approval are required.

Maximize learning by attending as a team

Participate together in relevant sessions or split up to cover more topics, sharing your session take-aways later.

Convince your boss

Attending a Gartner conference can help spur new ideas, fast-track project strategy and execution, and advance your professional skills. These materials will aid you in gaining approval to attend from your manager.

Proven and unbiased insights form the pillars of my digital innovation strategy. I only trust Gartner and their experts to help me achieve ongoing growth and success.

CIO, Fortune 500 Company

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