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Why exhibitors exhibit

The conference regularly attracts over 300 local authority attendees – making it one of the largest local government end-user events in the country.  Attendance at the conference is strictly limited to local government and exhibiting companies, providing an excellent opportunity for suppliers to network with key geographic data experts in local government.


Our exhibitors say

"The Everything Happens Somewhere conference is a great opportunity to meet with and receive face to face feedback from existing customers as well as establishing potential new relationships with delegates and other exhibitors".

"A very good day for us. We got several genuine leads, were able to meet a large number of existing customers and came away with some new ideas for products and services."

The following stated the conference was a key opportunity;

  • "To demonstrate the capabilities of our GIS products"

  • "For networking and continued relationship building with existing clients and meeting new potential clients"

  • "To gain new contacts and brand awareness within government"

  • "To meet with potential customers and informing of new developments"

  • "To generate leads"

  • "To get a feel for the market"

  • "To get new ideas for our business"

  • "To meet and network with existing customers"

  • To engage with local authorities to discuss their address and street management issues"

  • "To highlight the power of Open Source GIS to help local authorities reduce their burden on COTs software licencing and maintenance costs.


Following the 2017 event, when asked;


100% of exhibitors agreed with the statement

"Did you achieve what you hoped from attending the event?"


100% of exhibitors agreed with the statement

"Was the audience the right target audience for you?


100% of exhibitors agreed with the statement

"Would you agree exhibiting at future GeoPlace events?"