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STAMFORD, Conn., October 13, 2016

Gartner Announces U.S. Symposium/ITxpo 2016 in Orlando Sold Out

More Than 8,000 CIOs and Senior IT Executives to Gather October 16-20 in Orlando, Florida

Prospective attendees can visit to be added to the wait list. Registration is still open for Gartner's Symposium events taking place in BrazilAustraliaBarcelonaGoa and Dubai.

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives. More than 8,000 CIOs and senior IT executives will gather in Orlando for the insights, tools and solutions they need to validate their IT strategies and ensure that their initiatives are key contributors to, and drivers of, their enterprises' success.

In the opening Keynote, Gartner's leading analysts will reveal why every organization needs a digital platform strategy. Now more than ever, CIOs must collaborate with their business counterparts to integrate digital platform development into their technology and business strategic planning. This year's conference program centers on this key priority categorized into six tracks. Along with 12 industry tracks and a renowned CIO Experience, Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is a one-of-a-kind experience.

Keynotes at this year's event in Orlando include:

  • Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

  • Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco

  • Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense (2006-2011)

  • Bert Jacobs, Co-founder & CEO, Life is Good

  • Peter Sondergaard, SVP Research, Gartner

"With more than 8,000 registered attendees, including 3,000 CIOs, and more than 200 exhibitors, we have reached capacity in Orlando," said Alwyn Dawkins, senior vice president, Worldwide Events and Corporate Marketing at Gartner. "Gartner Symposium/ITxpo unites a global community of CIOs and IT leaders with the strategies they need to ensure that their IT initiatives are key contributors to and drivers of their enterprise's success."

Follow news, photos and video coming from Gartner Symposium/ITxpo on Smarter With Gartner, on Twitter, using #GartnerSYM, and on Facebook and LinkedIn. For complete event details or to be added to the wait list, please visit the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo website.

About Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT leaders, uniting a global community of CIOs with the tools and strategies to help them lead the next generation of IT and achieve business outcomes. More than 23,000 CIOs, senior business and IT leaders worldwide will gather for the insights they need to ensure that their IT initiatives are key contributors to, and drivers of, their enterprise's success. Follow news and updates on Twitter using #GartnerSYM.

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