Your networking experience at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™

Making connections is a core aspect of the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ conference. That’s why we provide formal and informal networking opportunities with your peers, Gartner experts and technology solution vendors. From networking with peers inside and outside of your industry, connecting with individuals from similar organization sizes and more, we bring together the top minds in technology. Explore the networking experience at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo.

Connect with peers

Some of the most invaluable pieces of information come from peers — in the hallway, over a meal or in a group setting. At Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, you have access to all of these moments for real talk, inspiration and, if we’re being honest, commiseration.

Gartner Conference Navigator

Build new relationships by opting in to network on the Conference Navigator app, where you can send and receive messages and search for attendees by name or organization.

Social engagements

Have fun and build new business relationships with peers as you engage in welcome receptions and special evening events in varied settings.

Engage with Gartner experts

Gartner experts are the keystone to Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo. Attendees have the opportunity to connect with Gartner experts through impromptu conversations after sessions, at IT Xpo and at more formal occasions such as networking events and meals.*

Gartner one-on-one meetings

These popular meetings offer you the undivided attention of a Gartner expert who will listen and guide you on the matters most critical to your success. Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only. Space is limited.

*Gartner expert meetings outside of one-on-one meetings as part of the conference registration are limited and require prior approval. Work with your Gartner representative for any additional meetings with Gartner experts.

Talk tech with vendors

Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo offers myriad opportunities to network with technology solution providers. Whether it’s at IT Xpo or after hours, attendees have the opportunity to connect with vendors.

IT Xpo

This is where digital business gets real. Discover what’s possible as you learn about innovative solutions that will add the most value to your business. Talk with vendors on the latest technology offering and more.

IT Xpo receptions

Every day, IT Xpo offers networking receptions where attendees can connect with vendors informally.

Exhibitor consultation meetings

Meet face-to-face with exhibitors and receive individual guidance tailored to your goals and challenges. You’ll be offered tangible next steps to immediately implement solutions and achieve business priorities.

Boardroom networking sessions

Exclusively for CIOs, these sessions are an opportunity to network with select exhibitors and learn about their products and technologies. Receive the right information and insights from the right exhibitor, and gain insight from other CIOs who have similar goals, interests and challenges.

Take advantage of these opportunities and register today!