Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo 2019



Marriott Marquis, San Diego, CA


While marketing budgets remained steady in 2018 at 11.2 percent of company revenue, 63 percent of CMOs expect their budgets to increase in 2019, according to Gartner’s 2018 CMO Spend Survey. As CMOs grow ever more confident in their investments in martech, innovation and personalization, pressures continue to mount for marketing to demonstrate business value. Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo 2019 provides CMOs and other senior marketing leaders the insights they need to grow revenue, drive customer experience and lead digital innovation.

The Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo agenda features eight comprehensive tracks allowing marketing leaders to take a deep dive into a broad range of topics focused on the most pressing issues they face today:

Customer Experience

Data, Analytics and Measurement

Emerging Customer and Marketing Insights

Influencing B2B Buyers

Marketing Technology

Multichannel Marketing

Vision and Leadership

CMO Circle

Featured Speakers:

Influence — The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior: Jonah Berger, Professor, Wharton School of Business

The Secret to Creating Universally Joyful Products and Experiences: Ingrid Fetell Lee, Designer and Founder, The Aesthetics of Joy

CMO Circle Lunch: How Language Shapes the Way We Think, Lera Boroditsky, Cognitive Scientist

CMO Circle Lunch: The Algebra of Happiness, Scott Galloway, Founder, Gartner L2; Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern

The Exhibit Showcase at the event will provide exclusive access to some of the world’s leading marketing and digital service providers, featuring live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings, and information-packed presentations. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo website. Members of the media can register for the event by contacting

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About the Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo

Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo provides marketing leaders actionable advice about the trends, tools and emerging technologies they need to deliver business results. Gartner for Marketers analysts address the biggest opportunities, challenges and priorities marketers face today, including data and analytics, customer experience, content marketing, customer insight, martech, and multichannel marketing. Additional information is available at Follow news and updates for the event on Twitter at #GartnerMKTG.


Who should attend: 


Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Customer Officer

Chief Digital Officer

Business Unit Marketing leader

Head of Marketing/Digital

Marketing leaders across focus areas including:

Customer Experience

Customer Insight

Demand Generation 

Marketing Data and Analytics

Marketing Technology and Trends

Design and Strategy

Digital Marketing/Commerce 

Content Marketing 

Multichannel Marketing

Social Media Marketing


About Gartner

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