2022 in-person conferences

Gartner in-person IT Symposium/Xpo™ conferences are unique destination experiences designed for top IT leadership teams to connect face to face with Gartner experts, peers and a wide array of solution providers. Together, you’ll explore industry-shaping insights in an unforgettable atmosphere of excitement and camaraderie beyond the possibilities of a screen.

  • Powerful keynotes
  • An expansive landscape of sessions
  • A dynamic, vibrant Exhibit Showcase
  • Planned and unplanned peer networking
  • In-the-moment insights

Join a community of the best and brightest CIO and IT executives from across every industry — all driven by a common purpose and under one roof.

 

Meet the Gartner experts

Live
presentations

Immerse yourself in engaging sessions by Gartner experts and visionary leaders, interact with the presenter and the people around you to learn more about the latest trends on emerging technologies, exploring how to instantly apply these insights and gain unique perspectives.

Interactive sessions and networking

Engage with the world’s leading IT experts and peers in Ask the Expert sessions, clinics, workshops and roundtables to discover answers to shared challenges. Experience a community atmosphere of CIOs and IT executives through spontaneous encounters, continued conversations and more opportunities to expand your network.

Expert one-on-one meeting

Take the time to step away from your everyday work and validate your business strategies alongside a Gartner expert. Get tailored guidance from a Gartner expert on your specific challenge or goal.

All things for CIOs and IT executives. All under one roof.

Our conference destination location allows you to pause and step away from the virtual world. Experience the magnitude of a Gartner in-person conference — all the top vendors, Gartner experts and IT executives gathered together in one easy-to access venue.

Gartner Conference Navigator acts as your home base where you can plan your personal agenda around your requirements.

  • Plan your agenda and schedule sessions.
  • Sign up for interactive clinics and roundtables.
  • Schedule Gartner one-on-one meetings.
  • Explore a variety of special programs by role, industry and more.
  • Apply for exclusive programs with targeted content and sessions designed to facilitate interaction between Gartner experts, solution providers and peers.
  • Identify the right solutions for your needs by exploring our solution provider directory and their product offerings.
  • Discover never-before-seen research through the Signature Series sessions.
  • Attend inspiring guest keynote presentations.
  • Gain new experiences and share best practices when you join exclusive CIO Experience sessions.
  • Hone your negotiating skills at a Contract Negotiation Clinic.
  • Walk the IT Xpo to explore emerging technologies from leading solution providers to help you accelerate your technology decisions.
  • Attend an evening reception to network with your peers and solution providers in a relaxed setting.
  • Interact with a Gartner expert in a one-on-one meeting to get expert guidance on your biggest challenges.
  • Share experiences and gain lessons learned through workshops, roundtables and facilitated networking sessions.
  • Grab a coffee or a meal and join an impromptu conversation with your peers.
  • Postconference, Gartner Conference Navigator offers access to session presentations to build on what you’ve taken away. 
  • Share key lessons with your team.
  • Develop a 30-/60-/90-day plan.
  • Connect with shortlisted technology solution providers.
  • Explore the Gartner conference calendar to determine which role-based conferences your team should be attending to get deep-dive content for their roles.

In today’s rapidly changing world, resilience and adaptability are crucial for business success. Our goal for IT Symposium/Xpo is to provide CIOs and IT executives with insight and advice on the future directions, strategies for success and best practices for execution that drive impact. Building innovation, adaptability and resilience into digital business will not only optimize business value from technology investments, but will also help to future proof business.

 

Rita Sallam

Distinguished VP Analyst and Gartner Fellow

Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

We invite our community to share suggestions on how we can make our conference experience more inclusive.

Listening and learning

Through attendee listening sessions, advisory board meetings and survey questions, as well as leveraging insights from our internal Employee Resource Groups, we’re always looking for new ideas to improve the inclusivity of our conferences.

Inclusive communications

We are cultivating an inclusive experience for our attendees through our conference websites and communications.

Agenda
 

Through our expanded DEI and Corporate Responsibility agenda and networking efforts, we seek to provide a platform for topics pertaining to traditionally underrepresented groups, as well as offer content related to corporate sustainability, equity and inclusion.

Accessibility Ambassador

An Accessibility Ambassador will be available at every conference to provide customized accessibility support to anyone who requests accommodations.

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