Connecting the Region's Leading CIOs & Senior IT Executives


Join us to explore the strategic trends and technologies driving digital transformation and shaping the future of IT and business. Through a mix of Gartner expert advisors, industry leaders and cutting-edge solution providers, you’ll uncover innovative ways to approach challenges, make decisions with confidence and become an even more effective leader.

Expert advice

Be the first to hear the region's emerging trends & latest predictions and understand how to leverage them.

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Learn from regional and global visionaries who will share their real life business and technology experiences.

Practical solutions

Analyze, test and compare game-changing technology that will add the most value to your business.


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Our agenda uncovers future trends with the latest and most crucial insight in technology and business. We are in process of building next year’s agenda but take a look at what was covered in 2018.

Technology and Information

Uncover key initiatives and investments you can make in the next 18 to 24 months to create a future-ready digital core. Learn how leading CIOs are achieving success through digital platforms and more.
Business Strategy
Explore what is critical to get done now — and what you need to do next — to stay ahead of the digital curve. Learn how to lead your organization to drive value and growth beyond operational efficiency.
Discover how to create the culture, structure and talent that will help your organization thrive. Sharpen your skills and minimize effectiveness as you dive into the key practices of high-performing CIOs.
Get in-depth guidance on your industry and benefit from the experience of others. Explore existing opportunities and challenges — and learn new strategies to respond to disruptions within your industry.
The CIO Experience
Beyond managing IT, CIOs are called to lead and inspire their teams and business stakeholders. 

Don’t miss these hot topics!

Leadership in a Digital Age

Future of Experience

Security and Risk

Disruption and Innovation

Internet of Things

Platform Economy

Culture and People

Cost Optimization


Artificial Intelligence


Machine Learning

Prepare to be inspired.

Our 2018 speaker line up was the best yet and included a mix of regional and global futurists, as well as experienced practitioners and Gartner analysts:

Discover the latest technology solutions set to disrupt the industry

Join us in Dubai



Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2019 will take place at the Madinat Conference Hall, Mina A'Salam Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.

Getting Here


Set across its own private beach, Madinat Jumeirah resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr or Jumeriah Al Naseem