Every attendee is important to us, especially those who return year after year. As a returning attendee, you’re a vital part of what makes Gartner Conferences so valuable. To acknowledge your commitment to us and to your thirst for knowledge, we strive to make your experience even better.

Alumni Benefits*




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


  • Enjoy a two-week head-start for the best selection and availability for these programs:
    • Priority booking for Gartner expert one-on-one meetings opens July 24
    • Priority booking for workshops and Ask the Expert sessions opens July 24
  • Alumni-only book signing (book included) with former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss 
  • Alumni welcome gift when you sign in at the conference.


What’s new for 2019? 

  • Negotiation and mega vendor clinics to help you negotiate better deals and get more from your vendor relationships.
  • New Gartner research on key topics, including cloud, SaaS, collaboration and cost optimization


  • New peer-to-peer networking opportunities, plus meetups focused on best practices
  • Exclusive networking breakfasts and workshops
  • New Magic Quadrant sessions

We'll help answer your toughest questions:


  • How do I build my sourcing strategy to take into account the need of my organization for innovation and growth?
  • How can I speed the procurement process up?
  • What can I do to become a trusted advisor for my organization and avoid being seen just as an “order taker”?
  • With the massive adoption of cloud and IoT how do we keep control of our assets?
  • What is the best approach to manage increasing business demand for cloud services and how do we ensure we make the best choice for our organization?


*Benefits apply to returning attendees for Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor and Asset Management Summit 2019 only. Alumni benefits may vary for other Gartner Summits.

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