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

STAMFORD, Conn.--()--Gartner, Inc. has announced that its flagship conference, U.S. Symposium/ITxpo 2016, taking place October 16-20 in Orlando, Florida, is now sold out. Prospective attendees can visit to be added to the wait list. Registration is still open for Gartner's Symposium events taking place in Brazil, Australia, Barcelona, Goa 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.

Upcoming dates and locations for Gartner Symposium/ITxpo include:

October 24-27, Sao Paulo, Brazil
October 24-27, Gold Coast, Australia
November 6-10, Barcelona, Spain
November 15-18, Goa, India
February 28-March 2, Dubai, UAE

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The company delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, Gartner is the valuable partner to clients in approximately 10,000 distinct enterprises worldwide. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 8,100 associates, including more than 1,700 research analysts and consultants, and clients in more than 90 countries. For more information, visit


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