- Corporate-wide CIOs
- Business unit CIOs
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The 2017 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo saw 6,300+ CIOs and senior IT executives gather over 5 days for a strategic view of the emerging trends shaping IT and business. Through an unparalleled intersection of Gartner analysts, industry experts, peers and solution providers, our attendees explored new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence and achieve greater impact as a leader as they move into 2018.
Exploring the top challenges faced by today's CIOs, this 5 day event focused on:
The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo experience includes:
Our 2017 agenda delivered the latest technology, business and leadership insights addressing your
key priorities as you go into 2018.
2017 experience a rich assembly of forward-thinking guest speakers and luminaries.
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 2018 will take place 4 - 8 November 2018, at the CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona).
A full day of industry-specific insights kicks off on Sunday, November 4, at 11 a.m, with additional industry content throughout the week. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly.
CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona)
Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14, 08019
Barcelona, Spain - 08019
Please note you must be registered for the event in order to book a hotel reservation.
To make a hotel reservation, please log back into your registration profile in your gartner.com account by CLICKING HERE.
From your account you will be able to enter your desired check-in/out dates and choose from a list of available hotels. Please note, hotel rooms are assigned within our real-time inventory system and are first-come, first-served, based on availability. All reservations must be made with Gartner and cannot be booked directly with the affiliated hotels. For more detailed instructions on how to make a reservation please visit our Booking Guide.
**Please note that the hotel reservations will not be available in the registration system until opening dates. **
Hotel Cancellation Policy
Hotel cancellations and/or shortenings of stay made online or in writing up until Wednesday 18 October 2018 at 5pm GMT will not incur penalty fees. After this date any amendment to your booking including cancellation will be charged in full.
By making your hotel reservation through Gartner EMEA Events Registration you expressly agree that after close of business (5pm GMT) on Wednesday 18 October 2018, your credit card will be charged for the full reservation with no refund in the event of cancellation or partial reduction of stay.
From Wednesday 18 October 2018 at after 5pm GMT, all hotels will charge the total fee for your full reservation and therefore, any cancellation made after this date, will NOT receive a refund. If you cancel your registration for Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018 your hotel reservation will automatically be cancelled and subject to the cancellation policies stated above.
Failure to check-in on your scheduled arrival date will result in the cancellation of your entire reservation and will be subject to the cancellation penalty.
For more information, please reference our Hotel FAQ document or the complete list of Symposium/ITxpo Hotels.
Hilton Diagonal Mar
Passeig Del Taulat 262-264
de la Barceloneta, 30
Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list.
Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone.
Learn more on how to protect yourself from scamming attempts.
Parking and Local Transportation
We offer complimentary shuttles to/from the official Gartner Symposium/ITxpo hotels. Shuttles will run every 20-30 minutes throughout the event hours. On the evening of the Country Receptions shuttles will return to the hotels on each of the bus routes.
There are a number of car parks located near to the CCIB. Their locations can be found on the visitor access map at the following website; CCIB.