Network, learn and gather meaningful insights with fellow marketing executives


When 1,500 marketing leaders converge in San Diego, CA the possibilities are endless.  Make strong connections with marketers across organizations and industries during sessions designed to promote idea sharing in a variety of settings. Take advantage of the structured, small group sessions as well as informal opportunities to meet like-minded leaders facing similar challenges. 

Interactive Sessions

  • Meetups* — Pick a topic and join up to 10 peers in a relaxed setting to exchange ideas, build relationships and address mutual challenges face to face.
  • Roundtables*  Hear what your colleagues from various industries are experiencing around relevant topics in these Gartner-moderated, small group sessions.
  • Workshops* — Strengthen your approach to a particular topic in these interactive, group sessions facilitated by a Gartner expert.
  • Ask the Expert sessions* — These intimate discussions foster learning and feature one Gartner Expert, to whom you can ask questions and get answers from.

Meet Exhibitors

  • Solution Showcase receptions — Evaluate the provider landscape and prepare for future projects. Experience the world’s leading solution providers in one convenient location.


  • Solution Provider sessions — When you’re looking for products and solutions to address a specific issue, solution providers will deliver a 360-degree view of your options. These sessions help expand your perspective.

Additional Networking

  • 20/20 Case Study Sessions — Hear directly from a fellow marketer on their real-world project, paired with a layer of insight from a Gartner expert in these unique case-study style sessions.
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant Sessions — The Gartner Magic Quadrant provides a competitive positioning of four types of technology providers in fast-growing markets: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players and Challengers. An analyst will walk you through these graphical representations to help you make smart investments. 
  • Gartner CMO Circle  Created exclusively for chief marketing officers and senior-most executives, this group brings together the world’s foremost marketing leaders to share in thought-leading information exchanges and peer networking. Learn more.
  • Coffee breaks, meals and receptions  Continue conversations, share insights and get to know your peers during these informal breaks.
*Requires online preregistration, space is limited. Register prior to April 1 to ensure your access to the booking portal. Registered attendees may sign up for a Gartner one-on-one and small group sessions via Gartner Conference Navigator beginning April 1, 2019 at 1PM ET.

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