Frequently asked questions

How do I register for the conference?

You can register online or call +55 11 5632-3109 / 0800 774 1440

 

What methods can I use to pay?

You may pay with a Gartner conference ticket, credit card or invoice with PO number. Payment must be made prior to the conference or it will be collected upon entrance to the conference.

 

What is the cost to attend?
 
Register early for the lowest prices:

Standard registration: R$ 4.500,00

Public-sector registration: R$ 3.750,00

 

Gartner clients may contact their account managers for special pricing options or may use a Gartner Marketing ticket as a form of payment. 

 

Is there a bulk discount for large groups?
 
A group rate discount is available, depending on size. Learn more about the Group Rate Discount here.

 

What is included in the full registration price?

Registration fee includes conference attendance, documentation, coffee breaks and lunches. Click here for details.

 

What are the conference hours?

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2020 will officially begin Tuesday, 14 April at 8 a.m. and end at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 April.

 

Are there any speaking opportunities at the conference?

Speaking opportunities are available for conference exhibitors. If you are interested in exhibiting, you will need to speak with a Gartner exhibitor sales representative. If you know who that is for your space, please reach out to the representative directly. If you are not aware of the representative for that space, call ​+55 11 3043 7544 or email GartnerBrazilExhibits@gartner.com.

 

What if I am interested in exhibiting at the conference?

You will need to speak with a Gartner exhibitor sales representative. If you know who this is, you can reach out to the representative directly. If you are not aware of the representative for that space, call ​+55 11 3043 7544 or email GartnerBrazilExhibits@gartner.com.

Are there any speaking opportunities at the conference?

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

How do I sign up for a Gartner one-on-one?

One-on-ones are available exclusively to paid registered full conference attendees and are not available to exhibitors or exhibitor conference session pass holders. Due to the high demand for these appointments, each attendee may reserve one 30-minute one-on-one with a Gartner expert. Preregistration for one-on-ones are available through Gartner Conference Navigator, our online agenda-building tool.

 

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

All registered attendees have the exclusive opportunity to speak directly with one Gartner expert in a private 30-minute one-on-one meeting. Due to the high demand for particular experts, sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

How do I sign up for roundtables, workshops and other sessions requiring preregistration?

Interactive sessions such as roundtables, workshops, Ask the Expert sessions and Meetups are available exclusively to paid registered conference attendees and are not available to exhibitors or exhibitor conference session passholders. Due to the high demand and limited availability (up to 12 marketers per session), we recommend you register in advance for these unique sessions. Preregistration is available through Gartner Conference Navigator, our online agenda-building tool. 

 

Is there a list of Gartner experts who will be available at the conference?

Yes, we will have a Gartner expert guide with the list of our experts and the key areas with which they can assist clients. Please check back for the guide.

 

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

One-on-ones are not available for vendor briefings or product demonstrations with experts. The expert reserves the right to stop the meeting if this situation occurs.

Gartner will reserve a limited block of hotel rooms for attendees of Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2020.

Come back soon to see detailed pricing information. As a conference attendee, you have access to discount rates at these hotels:

Sheraton/WTC

Hilton Morumbi Hotel

 

How do I make a hotel reservation?

You’ll need to register for the conference before you can book your hotel room. Hotel reservations can then be made by Sheraton / phone +55 0800 703 1512 or e-mail  reservas.brasil@marriott.com  

Hilton São Paulo Morumbi Hotel is also next to the conference. Hotel reservations can be made by phone: +55 11 2845-0000.

When will I have access to documentation?

Registered attendees will be informed via email as conference documentation becomes available on Gartner Conference Navigator. This email will include step-by-step instructions to access presentations and select audio-recorded sessions.

Are there returning attendee benefits?          

Yes, all returning attendees have access to exclusive benefits*.

Alumni benefits bump you to the head of the line for important conference features:

  • Priority access for Gartner one-on-ones, Ask the Expert sessions workshops, roundtables, Meetups and other sessions that require preregistration through Conference Navigator.
  • Alumni discount and a welcome packet on-site.

 

What should I do as a first-time attendee?

  • Before you arrive, build your agenda using Gartner Conference Navigator (on your desktop or via our mobile app).
  • Make sure your profile is complete in order to get the best from our profile match feature. Share information about your interests and priorities to discover the sessions that are the best-fit for you.
  • Be sure to register in advance for any roundtables, Gartner one-on-one meetings or workshops you’d like to attend. We also have networking breakfasts and breaks running throughout the conference to help you expand your network.
  • If you need a hand getting started, contact the Conference Concierge Team for assistance. They can create an agenda based on your priorities, recommend exhibitors to connect with and even schedule your Gartner one-on-one meeting.
  • Join us on the Exhibit Showcase during daily receptions so you can meet with the technology leaders in the space and find the solutions you need.

 

What is the Gartner Conference app and do I need to download it?

Gartner Conference Navigator is our app, which makes it easy for you to navigate and build your personal agenda. You'll get access to it after your registration to personalize your agenda.

 

Is my attendance limited if I am not currently a Gartner client?

Absolutely not! As long as you have fully paid your registration fee, you have access to all conference activities open to you along with Gartner session documentation. If you’re interested in becoming a Gartner client, you can visit the Gartner Zone to better understand the benefits you’ll receive.

 

Are there limited seating sessions that I need to sign up for?

Yes, you will need to sign up in advance for some sessions like workshops, Meetups and roundtables. If you try to register for a session and it is listed as “full or closed,” there is still a possibility you can attend. Once at the conference, find the room for that session and arrive there about 15 minutes prior to the session’s start to have your name added to the waiting list. Spaces will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.