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Geo Week 2024 Breaks Attendance Records

Geo Week 2024, held from Feb. 11-13 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, has set new benchmarks in the geospatial and built world community. This premier conference and tradeshow brought together nearly 3,000 professionals and 200 solution providers, making it a sold-out spectacle and the largest exhibit hall in the event’s history.

Record-Breaking Attendance

The conference drew an impressive 2,976 professionals from over 3,400 registrants, representing 45 countries. This surge in attendance highlights the growing interest and global importance of geospatial technologies and their applications in the built environment. The event’s success reaffirms Geo Week as a pivotal platform for industry leaders, fostering knowledge exchange, networking opportunities, and technological advancements.

Diverse Conference Programming

Geo Week 2024 commenced with product previews on Feb. 11, followed by two and a half days of extensive conference programming featuring 200+ speakers. The sessions covered a wide array of topics, including geospatial technologies, digital workflows, reality capture, advanced lidar, and more. Notably, this year, conference attendees gained access to Geo Week and ASPRS-hosted sessions with a single conference pass, enhancing the value of insights shared by industry experts.

Influential Keynote Presentations

Keynote speakers Claire Rutkowski (Chief Information Officer at POWER Engineers), Andrea Springer (VP of Digital Engineering Solutions at CDM Smith), and Ben Stocker (Senior Construction Technologist at Skender) provided industry insights on navigating AEC, 3D, and geospatial innovation and change. The following day featured Este Geraghty (Chief Medical Officer at Esri) and Ronda Schrenk (CEO of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation), shedding light on how geospatial technology is changing the world for good.

Expansive Exhibit Hall

The Geo Week exhibit hall, which boasted 200 exhibitors, showcased best-in-class solutions from influential companies in the geospatial and built world industries. Attendees had the opportunity to explore cutting-edge innovations and gain firsthand knowledge of the latest trends and technologies.

Special Features and Awards

Geo Week 2024 included special features like the Pitch the Press event, an Academic Hub, and a Level Up Lounge dedicated to workforce development. The awards celebration, in collaboration with LIDAR Magazine, LiDAR News, and ASPRS, recognized outstanding achievements across the geospatial industry, honoring both teams and individuals for their contributions.

Networking and Support

The event also hosted numerous networking opportunities, including the Welcome Tailgate sponsored by Trimble and the Networking Happy Hour sponsored by Tersus. Geo Week 2024 received support from 185+ publications, portals, associations, user groups, analysts, cooperating events, and government agencies across six continents.

Future Outlook

With the overwhelming success of Geo Week 2024, the anticipation for the next edition is high. Geo Week 2025 is scheduled to take place from Feb. 10-12 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. Industry professionals can stay updated by inquiring about attendance or exhibition opportunities and following Geo Week News for comprehensive post-event coverage. The continued growth of Geo Week reflects the industry’s commitment to advancing geospatial technologies and addressing global challenges collaboratively.

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