Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for the conference?

You can register online or call +1 866 405 2511.

 

What methods can I use to pay?

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

 

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

Early-bird registration (expires March 1, 2019): $3,500

Standard registration: $3,950

Public-sector registration: $3,275

 

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, a special evening event, breakfasts and lunches. Click here for details.

 

What are the conference hours?

Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo 2019 will officially begin Monday, April 29, at 7:45 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1.  

Workshops will be held Sunday, April 28, 1:00 - 5:15 p.m.

When can I pick up my badge at the registration counter?

Registration will be open the following dates and times:

Sunday, April 28, 2019: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday, April 29, 2019: 6:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How do I book my hotel reservations?

You must be a registered attendee in order to book your hotel room. Find out more information on how to book your accommodation here.

 

Are there special hotel rates for public sector attendees?

Yes, government rates are offered at the Marriott Marquis San Diego. You may contact the hotel to ask about special government organization rates.

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 the representative is for your space, please reach out to them directly. If you are not aware of the representative for that space, call +1 800 356 4740 or email exhibit@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 them directly. If you are not aware of the representative for that space, email exhibit@gartner.com.

Are there any speaking opportunities at the conference?

Opportunities to present are generally available at the 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 and small sessions are available through Gartner Events Navigator, our online agenda-building tool on the following dates:

 

  • March 4, 2019: Accepted members of the Majestic Program & CMO Circle
  • March 18, 2019: Alumni and accepted members of the Elite Program
  • April 1, 2019: All registered attendees 

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 a roundtable session?

Roundtable sessions are available exclusively to paid registered conference attendees and are not available to exhibitors or exhibitor conference session pass holders. 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 Events Navigator, our online agenda-building tool on the following dates:

 

  • March 4, 2019: Accepted members of the Majestic Program & CMO Circle
  • March 18, 2019: Alumni and accepted members of the Elite Program
  • April 1, 2019: All registered attendees 

 

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

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. Clients interested in briefing analysts may contact the Vendor Relations department by emailing vendor.briefings@gartner.com to schedule a meeting following the event.

When will I have access to documentation?

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

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