GW Events




...connecting the geospatial ecosystem

Since 2000, GW Events have been the gold standard for the geospatial industry. We enable symbiotic growth for all stakeholders, from tech pioneers to policymakers, all the while helping the adoption of geospatial systems across the planet.

Each year our conferences bring together over 750 speakers and 300 exhibitors, which attract more than 7000 delegates. We have staged forums in 25 countries so far, leaving no continent untouched.

From 2021 onwards, we shall utilize our new and updated digital platform to supplement all our conferencing products. This new phygital hybrid experience is a sign of our commitment to the global geospatial community.

Our Events Footprint


9 - 12 May 2022 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

A global congregation of geospatial ecosystem

The most talked about geospatial event, best-known for its futuristic themes, engaging content, and top-level attendees. Its collaborative and interactive nature has made GWF a ‘conference of conferences’, offering unique, unmissable experience to geospatial professionals worldwide.

2 - 3 June 2022 | Monterey Bay, California

The buzz about the business

An annual conclave with thought leaders, C-suite executives, and senior policymakers. This unique event brings together leadership from across the geospatial spectrum in a collaborative atmosphere; a melting pot of innovation.

14 - 15 June 2022 | New Delhi, India

Digital Transformation: Advancing Defence and Intelligence

The conference brings together military, security officials, government, industry leaders together to discuss the cutting-edge geospatial technologies for defence and security of the nation.

August 2022 | New Delhi, India

Shaping a new era of smart transport infrastructure

Initiating dialogues on the need for digitalization solutions like Geospatial & BIM for a distributed workforce to make data and collaboration resilient in transport infrastructure in India. One-of-a-kind event brings insights on digital use-case that design, build, and maintain world class transport infrastructure.

4 - 5 Oct 2022 | Valencia, Spain

Advancing integrated geospatial-BIM solutions for AEC industry

Built on comprehensive market research, GEOBIM provides an ideal opportunity for the entire AEC & digital cities stakeholders to learn and showcase cutting edge Geospatial+BIM solutions across construction lifecycle.

15 – 17 Nov 2022 | Hyderabad, India

Innovating for a Digital India

Annual Forum and Exhibition for providers and consumers of Geospatial Technology in the Subcontinent. The event showcases the disruptive potential of geospatial technologies for a Digital India, complemented with extensive networking and commercial opportunities.


Our premier annual awards promote and pay tribute to the unique innovations, excellence, and high value solutions with geospatial technology. Our awards endeavor to amplify the exciting talents and achievements in this dynamic sector from across the world.

We look forward to continued showcase of extra ordinary examples of innovative approaches, ground-breaking ideas, and inspired formats, through our upcoming events.

Initiated in 2007, Geospatial World Awards are an internationally acclaimed premium awards recognizing exemplary practices in the global geospatial industry. With the ceremony taking place at Geospatial World Forum every year, the awards have recognized over 150+ organizations till date.

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The prestigious India Geospatial Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding examples of innovation and excellence in the Indian geospatial sector each year. The Awards ceremony takes place during GeoSmart India, the most premium conference and exhibition for geospatial technology in India.

Previous Award Ceremonies

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Our offerings

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Our Expertise:
Professional Conference Organizing
Hybrid Events
Interactive Live Webinars
Industry Specific Seminars
Executive round tables


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We in the UN-GGIM Secretariat were very honored and proud to be a supporting organization to the event. With more than 2800 participants in attendance, this is an extraordinary achievement. It reflects well your standing in the international professional community and your considerable and outstanding efforts to bring all parts of "geospatial" together around the world.

Greg Scott, Inter-Regional Advisor, United Nation Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

Congratulations on hosting a very successful GWF in Hyderabad. I thought the event was most impressive! The numbers, the content, the organization, the venue, the number of societal sectors that you managed to engage at the event was truly impressive.

Fernando R. Echavarria, Foreign Affairs Officer, US Department of State

The conference was well organized and everything went according to the planned schedule. The program was full with prominent experts and leaders from the field of Geo-Information and Mapping. It was truly business with pleasure conference. We learned about the developments in the field and we enjoyed meeting peers in the pleasant facility

Prof. Yaron A. Felus, Chief Scientist, Survey of Israel

.... an excellent opportunity to present [our work] and to meet a number of very useful and helpful contacts for the future. It was a wonderful opportunity to learn and engage with others. Thank you indeed

Iain Langlands, GIS Manager, Glasgow City Council, United Kingdom

It has been an excellent exposure and learning for me on the application of Geospatial information to support good planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of government policies, programmes and projects.

Dr Zakari Lawal, Min. Budget and National Planning, Nigeria

I am very pleased to learn about trending technologies and latest concept through well-organized plenary and sessions. Presentations by international speakers helped me to see the trends in this field - what is going well on a big wave, or what is likely to be behind times and needs more efforts.

Yasushi Shimoyama, Director General, Geospatial Information Department, Geospatial Information Authority, Japan

The organization was impeccable along with the choice of location, with high accessibility and comfort; the sequence of topics provided was of great interest, offering a broad overview of the worldwide panorama with state of the art geotechnologies; the level of the lectures and plenary sessions were excellent

Prof. Mirna Lobo, Special Advisor to the Presidency, Urban and Architectural Council of Brazil

It was interesting to have other insurance presentations there, but it was also useful to learn from completely different business areas and how they solve problems with geospatial analytics.

Tina Thomson, P&C Business Partner, Amlin Underwriting Modelling Amlin plc, United Kingdom