Exclusively for members at Barcelona IT Symposium/Xpo™

Gartner Executive Programs gives C-level executives the knowledge, insight and partnerships necessary to meet their objectives.

As a Gartner Executive Programs member, you have access to the full spectrum of resources from Gartner. Your membership also includes a complimentary invitation to and priority booking access at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019, the world’s most important gathering of CIOs and IT executives.

Attend and benefit from booking interactive sessions and One-on-One meetings with Gartner experts before anyone else. Register for the conference to gain access when the priority booking sessions open, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Register for Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 by contacting your Executive Programs Client Manager.

What’s included:

  • The latest research
    Be the first to hear about the latest trends, statistics and predictions as Gartner experts release the latest research in Barcelona, before it becomes available to all clients.
  • Maverick sessions
    Be prepared to think “out of the box” and beyond traditional boundaries.
  • World-class expertise
    Be inspired by visionary leaders who have unique perspectives on business, technology and life, through keynote presentations, interviews, CIO stories, maverick sessions and more.
  • Exclusive sessions with peers
    Access a variety of sessions to discover answers to challenges shared with 7,000+ CIOs and IT executives from 90 countries.
  • Executive Programs Member Reception
    Join us for an unforgettable, immersive evening of delicious food and drink, first class entertainment and unparalleled networking opportunities with your fellow Executive Programs peers at our exclusive member only reception in central Barcelona.


There’s nothing else like being a Gartner Executive Programs member at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo. It is the ideal conference experience to complement the ultimate service experience you already receive.

Register now to unlock the full benefits of your membership:

Interactive Sessions

Register now to access session booking as soon as your priority booking window opens.

  • Two One-on-One Meetings with a Gartner Expert
  • Two Ask the Expert Sessions
  • Two CIO Workshops
  • Two Roundtables
  • Three Contract Negotiation Clinics
  • Unlimited Meetups, including CIO exclusive Meetups


Executive Programs Member Lounge Access

  • Access to the Platinum Zone Lounge, a space exclusively for CIOs to help you network with your peers (For Executive Programs Team Leaders Only)
  • Exclusive VIP Opportunities and sessions with Keynote and Gartner Speakers
  • Spotlight Sessions – a curated agenda of exclusive content just for members that take place in the Executive Programs Member Lounge


Executive Programs Networking Events

  • Executive Programs Meet and Greet on Sunday 3 November
  • Women CIOs Networking Reception on Sunday 3 November
  • Gartner Executive Programs Member Reception on Monday 4 November


Team Experience (For Executive Programs Team Leaders Only)

  • One Team Meeting with a Gartner Expert for you and your team

Fast facts

  • 3 tracks split over 5 days (3 – 7 November)
  • 7,000+ attendees from 90 countries to network and partner with
  • 4,500+ expert-led one-on-one meetings — choose two!
  • 2,800+ organizations in attendance to learn from and collaborate with
  • 450+ expert-led sessions aligned to your critical objectives
  • 140+ solution providers to evaluate and source from
  • New perspectives gained through the CIO Experience
  • 9 verticals covered on Industry Sunday, to not be forgotten