Join a global community of CIOs at IT Symposium/Xpo

A one-of-a-kind experience specifically designed to focus on your business, technology and leadership development. As a CIO Experience attendee, you will benefit from:

  • CIO-exclusive interactive sessions designed to provide valuable how-to insight from your peers
  • Access to CIO-only lunches featuring keynote presentations by visionaries and market leaders
  • Early registration privileges for Gartner one-on-one meetings and other interactive sessions
  • CIO Concierge services to help you make the most of your time

What’s Included

  • CIO-only workshop sessions designed for you to gain valuable how-to-insight from your CIO peers and Gartner analyst facilitators
  • Access to CIO-only luncheons featuring keynote presentations from visionaries and market leaders
  • The opportunity to network and connect with a community of CIOs from around the world and across industries
  • Early CIO-only access to preregister for Gartner expert One-on-One meetings and other interactive sessions
  • Exclusive hotel room block at select hotels (limited availability on a first come, first served basis)
  • Access to priority seating at all keynote presentations
  • CIO Concierge services to help you make the most of your IT Symposium/Xpo experience

How to Apply

Attendees who are an active organization-wide CIO can qualify for the CIO Experience. Active business unit and regional CIOs can qualify into the CIO Experience based on the following criteria:

  • 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 your organization’s internal IT/IS operation.

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: Gartner Executive Programs primary members and Majestic Program attendees will be automatically qualified into the CIO Experience, no application is required.

Get Insights Into

  • Growing the business: Learn how to mine the value from “business moments,” reorient systems and processes around the customer, and create value by elevating every customer and citizen experience.
  • Creating a world-class organization: Transform the enterprise into a vital digital workplace, engage and collaborate with IT-savvy business stakeholders and demonstrate the entrepreneurial mindset of a bold new startup.
  • Staying competitive: Embrace innovation and scale new ideas, fully exploit the opportunities presented by real-time analytical decision making and prepare to leverage emerging trends.