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September 28th, 2022
World Geospatial Industry Council Announces Strategic Partnership with Geo Week

WGIC joins Geo Week as an Event Partner for the 2023 event

The Hague, The Netherlands  – The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Geo Week – the leading event for the geospatial, 3D, and built world sectors. This partnership will enrich the Geo Week 2023 conference with insights from WGIC Members and Partners. As part of this collaboration, WGIC will actively participate in Geo Week 2023, scheduled for February 13-15, 2023, in Colorado, USA.

As an Event Partner, WGIC will collaborate with its partners and Geo Week to contribute to the Geo Week conference program, exhibit at the event, and participate in additional Geo Week education and events. Additionally, Barbara Ryan, Executive Director of WGIC, is on the Geo Week Advisory Board.

During Geo Week 2023, WGIC will organize a joint Plenary Session with the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS), a WGIC Partner Organization.

Further, WGIC will also deliver additional conference content aligned with their mission to strengthen the geospatial industry’s contributions to society and the global economy in the geospatial and built world industries.

Announcing the partnership, Ken Mooyman, President, WGIC, said, “WGIC is delighted to partner with Geo Week conference. Our ability to demonstrate the value of geospatial data and solutions to climate change and sustainable infrastructure and in other areas fits well into Geo Week’s program agenda. We are excited to be at Geo Week 2023.”

Lee Corkhill, Group Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of the event, said, “Geo Week is thrilled to announce this valuable strategic partnership with WGIC. The partnership will continue to strengthen and advance the global geospatial community and add additional expertise and industry advocacy to the event.”

Registration for Geo Week will open in October. Geospatial and built world professionals are encouraged to register early to secure discounted conference pricing, and to fill out the Attendee Inquiry form for event updates.

About WGIC

The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) is a global not-for-profit trade association of private sector companies working in the geospatial ecosystem. WGIC collaborates with multilateral organizations, public authorities, and user industry communities to strengthen the geospatial industry’s contributions to society and the global economy.

Through policy research, advocacy, and outreach programs, WGIC facilitates the exchange of knowledge and the co-creation of business opportunities for the geospatial industry.

Through the WGIC Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), WGIC advocates and champions DEI best practices and guidelines for the geospatial ecosystem.

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About Geo Week

Geo Week is part of a network of events and media for the global geospatial and built markets organized by Diversified Communications, a leading organizer of conferences, trade shows, and online media with 16 years in the technology arena. Geo Week, taking place February 13-15, 2023, reflects the increased integration between the built environment, advanced airborne/terrestrial technologies, and commercial 3D technologies. Powerful partnership events will also take place at Geo Week, including ASPRS (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) Annual Conference, The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC), Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS), and United States Institute for Building Documentation (USIBD).

Diversified Communications also produces Lidar & Geospatial Newsletter, 3D Technology Newsletter, AEC Innovations Newsletter, Geo Business Show (UK), Digital Construction Week (UK), Commercial UAV Expo and Commercial UAV News. For more information, visit