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It's all here at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo on the Gold Coast, where 1,500+ CIOs and senior IT executives will gain a strategic view of the emerging trends shaping IT and business. Through a powerful mix of Gartner analysts, industry experts, IT and business leaders and cutting edge solution providers, you’ll uncover new ways to approach critical challenges, confidently make impactful decisions and increase your effectiveness as a business leader.
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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo explores the top challenges faced by today's CIOs:
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Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Information Technology
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo helps you identify and explore technology and service providers to address your mission critical priorities as a CIO and IT leader. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading solution providers in a variety of settings.
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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo will take place at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cnr Gold Coast Highway & TE Peters Drive
Queensland, Australia - 4218
The Star (Formerly Jupiters)
Gold Coast, Australia
81 Surf Parade
Gold Coast, Australia
The Gold Coast has its own domestic airport at Coolangatta, just 20 minutes south of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre with regular flights from all capital cities. Services are provided domestically by three airlines, Virgin, Tiger and Jetstar, and internationally through multiple Airlines. Brisbane International Airport is located just a one hour drive from Broadbeach.
Airport Shuttle Buses
Airport shuttles can be pre-booked by contacting the Gold Coast reservations team on +61 7 5554 5552 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Taxi Service (no pre-booking required)
Gold Coast Cabs – 131 008
Taxi’s are available throughout the Gold Coast and operate on a metered system. The approximate cost from the Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport to the Gold Coast Convention Centre is AUD$65, the approximate cost from the Brisbane Airport to the Gold Coast Convention Centre is AUD$290.
Airport Transfers (required to pre-book service)
Point to Point Airport Transfers +61 7 5554 5552
Shuttle service Gold Coast Convention Centre to Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport $85 (1 – 3 passengers)
Shuttle service Gold Coast Convention Centre to Brisbane Airport $185
*Please contact Point to Point Transfers and advise you are with Gartner. If you would like to organise a shared private service, please advise the friendly staff at Point to Point Transfers.
By Public Transport
To get to and from the Brisbane Airport, the closest train station is called Nerang. It is about 15 minutes by taxi or you can also catch a Surfside bus.
There is a bus stop directly in front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast Highway. There are also taxi and limousine ranks at the main entrance. You can also access the rail line to Brisbane via a bus from Jupiters Hotel and Casino.
For more information contact: Surfside Buslines and Queensland Rail
G:Link (Light Rail)
There’s a new way to get around the central Gold Coast with G:link, Queensland’s first light rail system. Fast, frequent trams connect 16 stations along a 13 kilometre route from Broadbeach to Gold Coast University Hospital. Guests staying at the Crowne Plaza will be able to enjoy a short one stop journey to the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo with the G:link stop directly outside the hotel and the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre!
Car Park & Driving
For driving and car parking information please click here for the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre’s website. A $10 inclusive of GST flat rate is charged for parking at the centre.