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Gartner Announces U.S. Symposium/ITxpo 2014 in Orlando Sold Out

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Gartner, Inc. has announced that its flagship conference, U.S. Symposium/ITxpo 2014, taking place October 5-9 in Orlando, Florida, is now sold out. Registration is still open for Gartner’s Symposium/ITxpo conferences taking place in India, Brazil, Japan, Spain and Australia.

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world’s most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives. More than 8,500 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.

CIOs and senior IT executives who are unable to attend the conference in Orlando will be able to register for Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in an alternative location or view a selection of keynotes, analysts sessions and other presentations via Gartner Events on Demand.

The theme of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, “Driving Digital Business,” focuses on how digital business is blurring the lines between the digital and the physical worlds, disrupting all industries and redefining the role of IT. More than 500 analyst sessions organized into 10 role-based tracks and 13 industry tracks, workshops, roundtables and mastermind keynotes will cover this theme and a range of CIO-related topics across five full days.

Keynotes at this year’s event in Orlando include:

  • Peter Sondergaard, SVP Research, Gartner
  • Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corp.
  • Peter Thiel, Technology Entrepreneur and Investor
  • Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple, Inc., and Chief Scientist, Fusion-IO
  • John Zimmer, Co-Founder and President, Lyft Inc.

“Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world’s most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives,” said Alwyn Dawkins, senior vice president, Worldwide Events, Gartner. “With more than 8,500 registered attendees, including thousands of CIOs, and over 300 exhibitors, we have reached capacity in Orlando. We are delighted to be able to offer Gartner Events on Demand to CIOs and senior IT executives who are unable attend this year, but still want to experience the breadth and depth of the Symposium/ITxpo experience.”

For more information on Gartner Events on Demand, please visit http://www.gartner.com/events/events-on-demand.jsp.

Follow news, photos and video coming from Gartner Symposium/ITxpo on Gartner News at www.gartnernews.com, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Gartner_inc and using #GartnerSym, Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/GartnerSymposium and Linked In at https://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1893287. For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo website at www.gartner.com/us/symposium.

Members of the media can still register to attend Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando by contacting Christy Pettey at christy.pettey@gartner.com.

About Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world’s most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives. This event delivers independent and objective content with the authority of the world’s leading IT research and advisory organization, and provides access to the latest solutions from leading technology providers. Gartner’s annual Symposium/ITxpo conference series is the annual must-attend event for the world’s most influential technology decision makers and plays a critical role in their strategic planning process. IT executives rely on these events to gain insight into how their organizations can best implement technology to improve productivity and drive business growth.

To register for the upcoming events where space is still available, please go to:

October 14-17, Goa, India: www.gartner.com/in/symposium

October 27-30, Sao Paulo, Brazil: www.gartner.com/br/symposium

October 28-30, Tokyo, Japan: www.gartner.com/jp/symposium

November 9-13, Barcelona, Spain: www.gartner.com/eu/symposium

November 17-20, Gold Coast, Australia: www.gartner.com/au/symposium

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner 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 a valuable partner in more than 13,000 distinct organizations. 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 5,500 associates, including 1,402 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries. For more information, visit www.gartner.com.

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