Press Release


STAMFORD, Conn, April 19, 2021

Gartner Announces CSO & Sales Leader Conference 2021

What: Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference 2021

When: May 17-18, 2021

Where: Americas, Virtual

Details: Chief sales officers are tasked with delivering significant review and performance growth year over year, despite a rapidly evolving B2B commercial landscape. Sales organizations now face unprecedented uncertainty stemming from a pandemic, economic and geopolitical pressures coupled with shifting customer expectations, buying behaviors and an evolving technological landscape.

At the Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference, sales leaders and their teams will learn about the latest research and strategies on virtual selling, strategic planning, lead management/demand generation, manager effectiveness, key account management and digital business transformation.

The conference agenda will center on four main tracks, focused on helping sales leaders overcome their biggest challenges and priorities today:

Track A: Leading Sales into a Post-Pandemic World
Track B: Building the Seller of the Future 
Track C: Modernizing Sales Operations for Digital Execution
Track D: Innovative Strategies for Revenue Growth


  • Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisory, Morgan Stanley
  • Brent Adamson, Distinguished Vice President, Gartner

The Exhibitor Showcase at the virtual conference will bring together leading technology and service providers highlighting the next steps in sales through live demonstrations, virtual meetings and information-packed presentations. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.

For complete conference details, please visit the Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference website. Members of the media can register for the conference by contacting Kelly Blum at or Gloria Omale at

Join the discussion on social media using #GartnerSales.


About the Gartner CSO & Sales Leaders Conference

Sales leaders face unprecedented changes in B2B buying behaviors, customer expectations, technology and the talent needed to drive results. At the Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference, taking place virtually on May 17-18, 2021, sales leaders will learn from the latest research and Gartner experts covering sales talent, customer buying behavior, account-based marketing strategies and leveraging digital channels. Follow news and updates from the event on Twitter at #GartnerSales.


About Gartner for Sales Leaders

Gartner for Sales Leaders provides heads of sales and their teams with the insights, advice and tools they need to address mission-critical priorities amid mounting pressures to drive growth through new and existing customers. With extensive qualitative and quantitative research, Gartner for Sales Leaders helps sales teams combat commoditization and price-based purchasing, develop critical manager and seller skills, elevate the value of sales interactions, unlock existing growth potential, and optimize sales force enablement. Follow news and update from the Gartner Sales practice on Twitter and LinkedIn using #GartnerSales.


About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) delivers actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. To learn more, visit