The CMO Circle

Designed specifically for chief marketing officers, the CMO Circle offers a curated executive experience, delivering presentations, discussions and networking opportunities throughout the conference. We recommend applying for this program when you register for the conference as seats for CMO Circle sessions are limited and fill up quickly. Make sure you don’t miss out on this exclusive experience, available only to verified CMOs attending the Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo™ conference.   

  • The opportunity to network and connect with a community of CMOs 
  • Exclusive interactive sessions focused on the most pressing priorities of CMOs
  • Priority access to book one-on-one meeting(s) with a Gartner expert and interactive sessions 

Applicants must meet the following qualification criteria to participate:

1. Enterprisewide chief marketing officer, or

2. Business unit or regional CMO responsible for:

• Private sector: $250 million+ in revenue

• Public sector: 1,000+ employees

CMOs from organizations that provide products or services to marketing professionals unfortunately do not qualify.

You can apply to participate in the CMO Circle when you register for Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo by verifying you are the chief marketing officer within your organization. You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application.

Application and approval are required for participation.

You can attend exclusive CMO-only sessions alongside vetted CMO peers. Sample sessions include:

  • CMO Circle Workshop: Gartner’s Digital Empowerment Workshop — A Customer-Obsessed Digital Experience Framework
  • CMO Circle Research Discussion: Delivering Commercially Productive Digital Engagement
  • CMO Circle Roundtable: The Truth About How Marketing REALLY Works With Sales
  • CMO Circle Roundtable: Delivering the Mandate for Inclusive Marketing and Communications
  • CMO Circle Roundtable: FAIL — What You’ve Learned From Great Mistakes
  • CMO Circle Workshop: Collaboration Matrimony — What Collaboration Method Should You Commit to Implementing?