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The World's Most Important Gathering of CIOs and Senior IT Executives

Turn your vision into action at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, where the world’s top CIOs gain a strategic view of the emerging trends shaping IT and business. Through an unparalleled intersection of Gartner analysts, industry experts, peers and solution providers, you’ll explore new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence and achieve greater impact as a leader.

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is specifically designed for:
Roles Include:
  • Corporate-wide CIOs
  • Business unit CIOs
  • Senior IT leaders reporting to the CIO
Senior IT Executives

What You Will Learn

Planning for this year’s agenda is well underway. Shaped by feedback from you and other CIOs to stay focused on only what is most relevant and useful, the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo experience will:

  • Be structured around your mission-critical priorities to solve your toughest challenges as a CIO
  • Inspire you to rethink traditional roles to lead innovation in your business
  • Open your eyes to disruptive future trends and new technologies – around the globe and in Japan – to help you reimagine the future
  • Provide you with the leadership insight to help you enhance your journey as a business and technology leader

You’ll also be a part of a vibrant community of thousands of CIOs. There will be a wealth of community engagement opportunities to share best practices, build relationships, embrace new ideas and drive change through shared insight with other CIOs.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Our event has ended.

​We are building out the comprehensive 2019 agenda, but in the meantime, please view our 2018 Brochure to get a glimpse in to what our event covered last year.

"Symposium/ITxpo provides the best opportunity to see new technologies being developed outside of my industry."


Experience a rich assembly of forward-thinking guest speakers and luminaries; Gartner-invited end users, presenting case studies; and Gartner analysts.


2018 Speakers

  • Dave Aron
    Dave Aron

    Distinguished VP Analyst

  • Paul Proctor
    Paul Proctor

    Distinguished VP Analyst

  • Don Scheibenreif
    Don Scheibenreif

    Distinguished VP Analyst

What We Hear About Our Speakers

"The big benefit for me are the speakers who challenge my built in bias. The net result is better decisions for the organization."


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 specific needs as a CIO. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading solution providers in a variety of settings.

Venue & Travel

Tokyo, Japan


Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018 will take place at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa International Convention Center Pamir. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa International Convention Center Pamir
3-13-57 Takanawa, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan - 108-8612


Please note you must be registered for the event in order to book a hotel reservation at discounted price.

Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa - Venue and Accomodations
3-13-1 Takanawa, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan - 108-8612 

Shinagawa Prince Hotel
10-30 Takanawa 4-chome, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan