Three ways to register




Early-bird price: CDN$4,525 + tax

Expires March 13

Standard price: CDN$5,150 + tax

Public-sector price: CDN$4,150 + tax

Eligibility for the public-sector price will be verified; proof of public-sector status will be required. Price cannot be applied retroactively. “Public sector” definition: National government, state or local government, public administration.

Complimentary registrations
  • 1 for every 4 paid registrations
  • 2 for every 8 paid registrations
  • 3 for every 12 paid registrations
  • 4 for every 16 paid registrations

For more information, email or contact your Gartner representative. 

Network with 900+ attendees

  • Industry Sunday
  • Keynotes
  • Gartner expert one-on-one meetings*
  • Meetups*
  • IT Xpo
  • Roundtables*
  • CIO Experience workshops*
  • Agenda planning with Gartner Conference Navigator
  • Breakfasts, lunches and receptions
*These sessions require online preregistration as space is limited and dependent on eligibility and availability. One-on-ones are subject to expert availability and are not intended for vendor briefings or product demonstrations. 
Gartner conference tickets

We accept one Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ ticket for payment. If you are a client with questions about tickets, please contact your Gartner representative.

Attending a Gartner conference can help spur new ideas, fast-track project strategy and execution, and advance your professional skills. These materials will aid you in gaining approval to attend from your manager.

New attendee justification letter

Use this template to communicate the value of attending the conference and the ROI you can expect.


The CIO Experience is an exclusive program designed for CIOs to focus on their business, technology and leadership development. This program is the ideal opportunity for CIOs to connect with peers across regions and industries to share best practices and gain new perspectives on future challenges and opportunities.


Applicants must meet the following qualification criteria to participate:

1. Enterprisewide CIO, or

2. Business unit or regional CIO responsible for:

        –  Private sector: $250+ million in revenue

        –  Public sector: 1,000+ employees or $250+ million IT budget

Qualifying CIOs from a technology vendor or consultancy must be involved exclusively in your organization’s internal IT/IS operation.

You can apply to participate in the CIO Experience when you register for Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ by verifying you are the CIO or most senior IT leader within your organization. You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application.


Application and approval are required for participation, with the exception of Gartner Executive Programs Primary Members and Majestic Program attendees. Application and approval are required.

See you in Toronto!


IT Symposium/Xpo 2020 takes place at the Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, Toronto, Canada. 

Getting here

A full day of industry-specific insights kicks off the morning of Monday, May 11, with additional industry content throughout the week. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly.  

Terms and conditions for Gartner policy

View our terms and conditions here.