6For Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives. It delivers independent and objective content with the authority and weight of the world's leading IT research and advisory organization. It is the industry's only event to deliver the insights, tools and relationships necessary to create, validate and execute transformative business technology strategies. There's never been a better time to be a part of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. Here's why: . The analysts. Access the unrivaled authority and brainpower of Gartner research analysts and consultants, known throughout the world for their depth of experience and independent point of view.. The insights. Choose from over 450 sessions, workshops, how-to clinics, roundtables and other learning opportunities designed for your IT role and responsibilities. Walk away with a clear action plan for the next three, six and 12 months.. The networking. Connect with peers to share knowledge, exchange ideas and build long-lasting professional relationships.. The solutions. Discover, compare and evaluate IT products and services through face-to-face meetings with over 200 leading solution providers.. The CIO Program. Focus on the issues, decisions and actions every CIO must address to drive IT-led innovation and achieve operational excellence.Who should attend? Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is for IT industry leaders, including: . CIOs . CTOs. Technology and business strategy executives. Application leaders. Business intelligence leadersGartner Symposium/ITxpoOctober 21 - 25 . Orlando, FL . gartner.com/us/symposiumAttending challenges me to break out of my current mind-set and encourages me to be more strategic on what's ahead.
6For more information about upcoming Gartner events, visit gartner.com/events or call 1 866 405 2511.7The World's Most Important Gathering of CIOs and Senior IT ExecutivesLoyal attendance has its rewards: Sym Club (formally Gold Program in the U.S.) Available exclusively to Gartner Symposium/ITxpo attendees who attend on an annual basis, Sym Club is designed to reward and show our appreciation to our loyal event alumni. Attendees qualify for this status after attending the U.S. Symposium/ITxpo for two consecutive years, obtaining full Sym Club status on the third consecutive year. To retain Sym Club status, you must attend one U.S. Symposium/ITxpo each calendar year. Club benefits are complimentary and nontransferable.Benefits include:. Discount on the standard registration price. Advanced booking for analyst one-on-ones . Dedicated registration and analyst one-on-one line on-site. Access to Sym Club lounge. Priority keynote seating. Room blocks. Complimentary executive gift (on-site). 25% off special event companion passes For 2511.August 28 - 30 Cape Town, South AfricaOctober 3 - 5 Tokyo, JapanOctober 10 - 12 Goa, IndiaOctober 21 - 25 Orlando, FloridaOctober 29 - 31 São Paulo, BrazilNovember 5 - 8 Barcelona, SpainNovember 12 - 15 Gold Coast, AustraliaLearn more at gartner.com/symposium