Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?

You can register by clicking on the Register Now button on the registration page or by calling +44 (0) 20 3868 5238

 

What methods can I use to pay?

You may pay with Gartner event tickets and by credit card or by invoice with a PO number. A payment must be made prior to the event or payment will need to be collected upon entrance to the event.

 

What is the cost to attend?

Standard registration: $4,900 + VAT

Public-sector registration: $3,650 + VAT

 

Gartner clients may contact their account manager for special pricing options or may use conference tickets as a form of payment. If you are a client with questions about tickets, please contact your sales representative or call +971 4 559 2406.

 

Is there a bulk discount for large groups?

A group rate discount is available, depending on size of group.

 

Complimentary Registrations

1 for every 4 paid registrations

2 for every 8 paid registrations

3 for every 12 paid registrations

 

Click here to learn more about the Group Rate Discount.

 

What is included in the full registration price?

In addition to six tracks of the latest analyst research, your conference registration fee includes the following complimentary features:

  • Agenda planning through Gartner Events Navigator
  • Two 30-minute Gartner Analyst one-on-ones*
  • Roundtables*
  • CIO-specific workshops*
  • Breakfast and lunch (Monday through Wednesday)
  • ITxpo exhibit showcase
  • Session documentation
  • Post-event summary report


*Online preregistration is required for analyst one-on-ones, workshops and roundtables. Reserve your place early, as space is limited.

How do I make my hotel reservations?

You must be a registered attendee to book your hotel room.

 

Please visit the Venue & Travel page for updates on room blocks and links to reserve your room at the discounted Gartner room rate.

 

Can I bring a guest to any parts of the event?

No. We no longer offer a companion pass at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. 

What if I am interested in exhibiting at the event?

You will need to speak with a Gartner exhibitor sales representative. If you know who this is, you can contact him or her directly. If you are not aware of the representative for that space please email exhibit@gartner.com.

 

Are there any speaking opportunities at the event?

There are speaking opportunities available for exhibitors who are exhibiting at the event. If you are interested in exhibiting, you will need to speak with a Gartner exhibitor sales representative. If you know who the representative is for your space, please contact him or her directly. If you are not aware of the representative for that space, please email exhibit@gartner.com.

Are there any speaking opportunities at the event?

 

Opportunities to present are generally available at the Gartner events. Please fill out the form here and a representative of Gartner Events will contact you. 

 

 

How do I sign up for an analyst one-on-one?

One-on-ones are available exclusively to paid registered conference attendees and are not available to ITxpo exhibitors or exhibitor conference session pass holders. Because of the high demand for these appointments, each attendee may reserve up to two one-on-ones, with a different analyst or consultant. Once prebooking opens, registration for analyst one-on-ones is available through Gartner Events Navigator (our online agenda-building tool).

 

Am I guaranteed the analyst of my choice in my one-on-one meeting?

All registered attendees have the exclusive opportunity to speak directly with up to two Gartner analysts in private 30-minute one-on-one meetings. Because of the high demand of particular analysts, sign-up is on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

How do I sign up for a roundtable?

Roundtable sessions are available exclusively to paid registered conference attendees and are not available to exhibitors or exhibitor conference session pass holders. Because of the high demand and limited availability (up to 12 end users per session), we recommend you register in advance for these unique sessions. Once prebooking opens, registration for roundtables is available through Gartner Events Navigator (our online agenda-building tool).

 

Please note that certain sessions are restricted to end-user delegates only. Providers of IT services/products cannot attend these sessions. Please view the agenda when it is available to identify which sessions are “end-user only” and contact emea.events@gartner.com if you have any concerns about your status as an end-user or provider.

 

Is there a list of analysts who will be available at the event?

A full listing of analysts will be posted on Gartner Events Navigator as well as on the speaker section of the conference website in the upcoming months.

 

Are there any restrictions around analyst one-on-ones?

Organizations sending end-users to Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Dubai do have a limit of 12 one-on-one meetings per organization. Each one-on-one meeting booked by an individual must be with separate analysts.

 

In addition, one-on-ones are not available for vendor briefings or product demonstrations with analysts. The analyst reserves the right to stop the meeting if this situation occurs. Clients interested in briefing analysts may contact the Vendor Relations department and schedule a meeting following the event by emailing vendor.briefings@gartner.com

When will I have access to documentation?

Registered attendees will be informed via email as event documentation becomes available on Gartner Events Navigator. This email will include step-by-step instructions.

 

What is the difference between documentation and the Events On Demand multimedia content?

The documentation includes all Gartner presentations available pre-event. This is available shortly before the event, and registered attendees will be sent this notification via email. 

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