Each year, more than 80,000 C-suite executives, senior IT and senior business executives from every continent attend Gartner Events. The vast majority represent our client base of more than 15,000 organizations worldwide including numerous Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies. They attend for strategic advice and guidance from our independent experts, the proprietary content they will only find at Gartner Events, and to research upcoming purchases by interacting directly with the industry's leading and emergent technology/service providers. Gartner Events exhibitors are uniquely positioned to reach multiple touch points within an organization, building and deepening relationships with the executives that determine their strategies and control the budgets of the world's largest organizations.
Gartner Symposium/Xpo™ are our flagship conferences for CXOs and their executive leadership teams held annually in nine locations worldwide. As the largest gathering of C-suite attendees in each region, its pre-eminence as a leading conference is renowned. At Symposium/Xpo™ sponsors engage at the C-level for strategic conversations with the executives who are defining the future for their organizations.
Gartner Conferences consists of 75 global industry conferences where each event is designed for a specific role. Our IT conferences provide deep-dive content specific to the eight major IT roles/areas within an organization. These events attract key decision-makers and influencers in the IT buying process including CIO direct-reports, VPs, Directors and Managers. Our business conferences examine every major business function and attract c-suite executives along with senior business executives. Conferences offer exhibitors a professional setting to communicate directly with the individuals who help shape their organizations' technology and business strategies.