The value of Gartner experts

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to chief marketing officers (CMOs) and their executive teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on your organization’s most critical priorities. At the Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo™ conference, you develop your professional network, build upon your leadership skills and tackle your key initiatives so you can make bold moves to reinvent your organization and unlock future potential.

Gain access to:

  • Research-backed sessions led by Gartner experts
  • Personalized interaction with seasoned experts
  • The latest Gartner marketing research, debuted at the conference in an environment built for dialogue
  • Actionable insights and best practices on your most pressing challenges

Who are Gartner experts?

Gartner experts are the people behind the research our clients trust. They extract insights from qualitative and quantitative research, and from thousands of CMO interactions every year. As unbiased leaders in the marketing field, Gartner experts serve as conference speakers, attendee mentors and research facilitators. 

Opportunities to interact with marketing experts

In addition to attending any track sessions across the conference agenda, as an attendee, you’re entitled to one Gartner one-on-one meeting, roundtables and Ask the Expert sessions for a deeper and more personal dive into particular topics or challenges. View the agenda for a full list of sessions.

Gartner one-on-one meetings*

These popular sessions provide you 30 minutes of undivided attention and support from a Gartner expert. Get feedback on a key initiative or share an urgent challenge. Attendees tell us these meetings in themselves are worth the cost of the conference admission.

Roundtable sessions*

Your marketing executive peers from leading organizations and various industries discuss relevant topics inspired by the latest research in these small-group sessions, moderated by a Gartner expert. 

Ask the Expert sessions*

These small-group discussions foster learning and feature one Gartner expert who answers your pressing questions. 

*Hurry, space is limited. Depending on availability and eligibility, registered attendees may sign up for these session types through the Gartner Conference Navigator after registration. 

Testimonials

The value of Gartner research, interaction with the experts, unparalleled peer group networking and inspiring speakers are just a few reasons attendees come back to Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo year after year. Here’s what attendees have to say.

"I gained a new perspective on several marketing topics that will change how I approach certain key initiatives I am currently leading."

2021 virtual conference attendee

"I thought there was a very good variety of sessions offered and subject matter experts presented well and clearly knew their content well."

2021 virtual conference attendee

“The content is relevant, relatable and action oriented. You walk away with how to put changes, large and small, into place. Plus access to special sessions provide additional value!''

2021 virtual conference attendee