Join a global community of CIOs at the Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit


The CIO Experience is one-of-a-kind and specifically designed to focus on your business, technology and leadership development as a CIO.

What’s Included:

  • CIO-only workshop and roundtable sessions designed for you to gain valuable how-to-insight from your CIO peers and Gartner facilitators
  • The opportunity to network and connect with a community of CIOs from around the world and across industries
  • Early access to pre-register for Gartner one-on-one meetings and other interactive sessions
  • CIO Concierge services to help you make the most of your time


Our conference agenda is built around the mission-critical priorities of CIOs, with targeted content to help you tackle disruption and succeed as a leader in the new digital landscape.

CIO Experience Eligibility Criteria

Attendees who are the most senior IT leaders and decision-makers in their organization can qualify into the CIO Experience based on the following criteria:



  • Active organization-wide CIO* or,
  • Active business unit and regional CIOs who meet one of the criteria below*:
    • Applicants must be responsible for a business unit or division with revenue of $250 million or more
    • Applicants from a public sector organization must be responsible for a department with 1,000 employees or be directly responsible for an expenditure of $250 million or more


*Qualifying CIOs from a technology vendor or consultancy must be involved exclusively in their organization's internal IT/IS operation.

How to Apply

This conference offers targeted experiences to help CIOs succeed as leaders and share best practices with CIO peers. Don’t miss out on exclusive CIO networking, workshops and other benefits.


You can apply during the registration process by verifying you are the most senior IT leader. Once your application is complete, it will be reviewed by our CIO Experience team and you will be notified via email of their decision.


Please note, Gartner Executive Programs Primary Members and Majestic Program attendees will be automatically qualified into the CIO Experience; no application is required.

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