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Standard price: 

€5,400 + VAT

Public-sector price: 
€4,150 + VAT

Eligibility for the public-sector price will be verified; proof of public-sector status will be required. Price cannot be applied retroactively. “Public sector” definition: National government, state or local government, public administration

Attend as a team: gain a much richer experience of the conference and save 20% 

Maximize learning by attending as a group. Participate together in relevant sessions or split up to cover more topics, sharing your session take-aways later. Learn more.

Complimentary Registrations

  • 1 for every 4 paid registrations
  • 2 for every 8 paid registrations
  • 3 for every 12 paid registrations
  • 4 for every 16 paid registrations

For more information, email or contact your Gartner representative. 

Network with 7,000+ attendees

  • Keynotes
  • Gartner expert One-on-One meeting*
  • Contract Negotiation Clinics*
  • Agenda planning
  • Returning attendee*
  • Exclusive benefits
  • Network opportunities
  • Ask the Expert*
  • Meetups*
  • IT Xpo
  • CIO Experience
  • Roundtables*
  • Workshops*
  • Breakfasts, lunches and receptions
*These sessions require online preregistration as space is limited and dependent on eligibility and availability. One-on-Ones are subject to expert availability and are not intended for vendor briefings or product demonstrations.

Meetups are end user only.

Contract Negotiation Clinics and Ask the Expert are restricted sessions.

As a returning attendee, you’re a vital part of what makes Gartner conferences so valuable

Thanks to your feedback, suggestions and loyalty, we’ve improved the program experience to offer you more research and content to drive your enterprise forward. The Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ is building on the momentum of past Gartner conferences, to address the shifts in market chaos and bring you more of the content you need for your expanding IT role.

What’s new for 2019
  • New research, methodologies and toolkits from our expansive business and IT research and advisory practice 
  • Back for another year: your favorite 20/20 sessions featuring real-world CIO Stories
  • An expanded bench of Gartner research experts and advisors, providing guidance and robust topic coverage
  • New peer-to-peer networking opportunities, including topic-driven Meetups to inspire thought leadership
Gartner conference tickets

We accept one Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo ticket for payment. If you are a client with questions about tickets, please contact your Gartner representative.

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.

New attendee justification letter

Use this template to communicate the value of attending Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 and the ROI you can expect.


2018 conference overview

View the highlights and hot topics from last year’s executive summary.


2019 conference brochure

View our 2019 brochure to see why this is the one conference that most CIOs can’t and won’t miss.


The CIO Experience is an exclusive program designed for chief information officers (CIOs) to focus on their business, technology and leadership development. This program is the ideal opportunity for CIOs to connect with peers across regions and industries to share best practices and gain new perspectives on future challenges and opportunities.

Applicants must meet the following qualification criteria to participate:

  1. Enterprisewide CIO, or
  2. Business unit or regional CIO responsible for:
    1. Private sector: €250+ million in revenue
    2. Public sector: 1,000+ employees or €250+ million IT budget

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

You can apply to participate in the CIO Experience when you register for Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ by verifying you are the CIO or most senior IT leader within your organization. You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application.

Application and approval are required for participation, with the exception of Gartner Executive Programs Primary Members and Majestic Program attendees.

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See you in Barcelona!


CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona)

Getting here

Enjoying a privileged location in modern, cosmopolitan Barcelona, the CCIB can be found within the city’s new business and technology district, known as 22@.

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