Join the exclusive CSO Circle

Designed specifically for chief sales officers (CSOs), the CSO Circle offers an exclusive executive knowledge sharing and networking experience for you to engage with a vetted true peer group of other CSOs throughout the conference. This program is designed to help you enhance your leadership and business skills and expand your executive network.

Make sure you don’t miss out on this curated experience, available only to verified CSOs attending Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference.   

  • The opportunity to network and connect with a community of CSOs 
  • Exclusive interactive sessions focused on the most pressing priorities of CSOs*
  • Priority access to book interactive sessions and your one-on-one meeting with a Gartner expert 
  • Exclusive book signing with guest keynote speaker Maria Konnikova, The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win**

*Preregistration is required. Hurry, space is limited.

**This session is on a first-come, first-served basis.

This program is designed to bring together chief sales officers for an exclusive networking opportunity with peers of the same seniority level. An attendee must meet the following qualification criteria to participate:

  1. Enterprisewide chief sales officer, or
  2. Business unit or regional CSO responsible for $250 million+ in revenue

Gartner defines a chief sales officer as someone who:

  • Is the most senior sales leader and decision maker for their organization
  • Reports to the organization CEO or chief commercial officer
  • Has ownership over the organizationwide sales strategy and its alignment with the objectives and results of the business

Qualifying CSOs from organizations that sell products or services to sales leaders are not eligible.

Application and approval are required for participation. You can apply to participate in the CSO Circle when you register for Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference by verifying you are the chief sales officer within your organization. You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application. 

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CSO Circle participants gain access to exclusive sessions* with vetted CSO peers to discuss their top priorities. Here is a sample of CSO-only sessions:

  • Ask the Expert: Key Account to Key Customer — Retaining and Growing Your Most Important Asset
  • Roundtable: Executive Coaching — Develop Your Next-Generation Leadership Skills
  • Roundtable: An Untold Story of Change — Leading Your Sales Organization Through Momentous Change
  • Roundtable: If You Build It, They Will Come — Commercial Coalition Around a Single Source of Data Truth
  • Workshop: Improve Seller Motivation by Reducing Drag
  • Networking Meal: From No to Yes — Getting CFOs to Greenlight Your Proposals in a Recession

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*These sessions require preregistration. Hurry, space is limited.