Go big, or go home. If you’re only at one trade show or conference this year, make it the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) in Calgary, Alberta, June 9–11.The hook: direct, in-person access to the entire energy supply chain at Western Canada’s premier oil and gas industry innovation showcase. Strategically consolidate your business development to three days of quality lead generation, competitor research and new technology/process education, all in one place.
What makes GPS worth your money? GPS organizers dmg :: events provide these corroborating factoids: the whole shebang will feature 2,000 exhibitor brands and 63,000+ registered attendees, from 100 countries; 72% of attendees are looking for new business; 83% of attendees rate their experience as excellent, or very good; 82% of international attendees have sole or joint purchasing authority; and 74% of attendees directly influence their company's purchases.
Running since 1968, strategic concurrent events now add value to the GPS experience: the International Energy Capital Forum (IECF), a networking event for connecting investors with the energy industry; the SPE Canada Heavy Oil Technical Conference, a showcase and learning forum for heavy oil exploration and production technology, process and best practice; and for the first time this year, the GPS Awards, recognizing innovation and leadership in the international energy industry through technology, corporate social responsibility, environmental sustainability, and operational excellence.
At time of writing, 96% of the trade show’s 700,000+ net square feet of indoor/outdoor space is already booked out. Presentation Theatre (featured presentations/demos) submissions are accepted up to May 1, and attendee registration remains open through the trade show dates (free if you register here). Conference and special event registration is on top of your GPS trade show pass.
Get noticed at the GPS: As an electrical contracting business, push the innovative, environmentally friendly and cost effective angle with your materials, services, products or software. With about a month to go, about 10% of currently registered GPS 2015 exhibitors are electrical contracting companies, primarily from Canada, the United States and Europe. The trade show has a mainly B2B focus, encompassing engineering and construction; environmental sustainability; field services; government and regulatory health; safety and security; information and communications; manufacturing/distributing; operations and maintenance; research and development; software and technology; and transportation and logistics. With that broad a scope, there are opportunities for electrical contractors of all classes, service levels, product offerings and reach.
The best endorsement we can offer for attending the GPS? Trinity Power Rentals will be there again this June, for the 5th year. “An incomparable Canadian networking event with bountiful business opportunities and learning experiences,” says Dustin Jordan, Sales Manager.
Trade show tips—maximize your ROI from the GPS with a few solid trade show tips from our own experience:
See you in June at the GPS Corral, at Booth 2111. Find out how Trinity Power Rentals can help your company succeed in today’s economic environment: Book your GPS face-to-face time with us by submitting the form below.