CMO Circle

Modern CMOs must shepherd their brand through a complex cultural landscape, create an environment that can attract, retain and develop talent, and effectively communicate the value of marketing to other leaders, all while driving revenue and improving customer experience. This exclusive Gartner CMO Circle experience at Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo will expose you to the data, the insights and the collaboration to succeed in this increasingly challenging environment — both personally, from finding your own purpose and job satisfaction, and professionally.

What’s included:

  • Powerful roundtable, workshop and breakout sessions designed to promote thought leadership and peer discussion
  • CMO-only luncheons with inspiring guest speakers 
  • Exclusive access to research and Gartner expert facilitators 
  • Priority access to book your Gartner one-on-one meeting and sessions requiring preregistration
  • Concierge services to help you make the most of your time at the event, including scheduling assistance

How to apply:

If you are the chief marketing officer or true head of marketing, you may apply to the Gartner CMO Circle program as part of your conference registration process. Applications for the CMO Circle are reviewed based on these criteria*:

  • Applicants must have marketing leadership responsibilities for a business unit or division.
  • Applicants must not report into any higher marketing executive.
  • The applicant is not employed by an organization that provides products or services to marketing professionals.

You can apply during registration, and you will be notified by email once your application is approved.

Already registered? Log back in to your registration profile and complete the qualifying questions.

Please note: Majestic Program attendees will be automatically qualified into the CMO Circle; no application is required.

6 reasons CMOs should attend:

  1. Access to the latest marketing research, data, methodologies and toolkits
  2. Premier networking opportunities with fellow CMOs and marketing leaders from a variety of industries and focus areas
  3. Sharp focus on CMO leadership and the tactics that matter most to marketing teams
  4. Inspiring sessions with Gartner experts, guest speakers and marketing gurus
  5. A solution showcase full of marketing technology and solution providers
  6. A great location — San Diego always promises delicious food and spectacular views
*Eligibility decisions are subject to the sole discretion of Gartner. If you have already registered for the conference but want to apply to the CMO Circle, please call Gartner Global Conferences at 1 866 405 2511 and they can assist you. Applicants will be notified of acceptance status by email. All information you provide is strictly for Gartner internal use and will not be divulged to any third-party organization. Product pitches or discussions of sales, business or product development will result in revocation of membership in the program.