SPAR Point Group Acquires ILMF and ELMF

SPAR Point Group, conference organiser and provider of news and market information for professionals involved in 3D data capture and imaging technologies, has acquired International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) and European Lidar Mapping Forum (ELMF) from UK-based Intelligent Exhibitions. The acquisition is part of a larger acquisition by Diversified Business Communications, owner of SPAR Point Group, in which Diversified acquired Intelligent Exhibitions, producer of international exhibitions and conferences. Lisa Murray, director of SPAR Point Group commented that everyone is thrilled to have ILMF and ELMF in their portfolio. These well-established, highly-regarded events further expand the company's reach into airborne Lidar,... (read more)
2013-04-10 04:48:47

Get the Most out of Your Event – with GIM International as Your Media Partner!

Are you organising a trade show or conference for geomatics professionals? If so, GIM International is the ideal media partner for you! Based on our extensive experience, we can develop a tailor-made, content-driven marketing campaign to create a buzz both before and during your event. A daily e-newsletter, a newspaper (both in print and online) or a special edition of our magazine dedicated to your show or conference are just some of our specialities. An effective media campaign in the run-up to your event is instrumental in achieving your visitor target. In addition to creating awareness in order to attract participants,... (read more)
2017-01-16 09:29:16


GeoExpo China  GEOExpo, the international geospatial information technology and measurement equipment exhibition, was held in Shanghai, China from 2nd to 4th December 2008. The event was organised by the China Information Industry Trade Association, supported by the China Association of Remote Sensing Application and the Information Centre of the Ministry of Land and Resources. What did our readers think of the event?   Hannu Korpela of Terrasolid, Finland states: "I believe that the exhibition was a failure as I knew it would be. There were few visitors. One reason was obviously because this was the first geo-exhibition in China, and... (read more)
2009-02-27 12:00:00

Geomares and Diversified Communications Announce Cooperation

Geomares and Diversified Communications have announced a cooperation whereby the media company’s product database will become the official supplier directory for the following trade events and e-media sites organised by Diversified: SPAR3D Expo & Conference,, International LiDAR Mapping Forum, Commercial UAV News, Commercial UAV Expo Europe and Commercial UAV Expo Americas. Exhibiting companies at Diversified’s events that have an expanded profile will be linked directly from the exhibitor list to their profile on, which includes information such as company description, contact information, videos, technical specifications, product categories and more. This will give event visitors direct online... (read more)
2017-01-17 10:27:46

GeoDATA 2014 Tour Calls at Glasgow, Belfast and London

This year in the United Kingdom, several GeoDATA 2014 events have already been held in a free series of intuitive, one-day seminars on the latest developments in the geospatial industry. The remaining 2014 events are taking place in Glasgow, Belfast and London during November and December. At each event, the organising committee has created a seminar programme and supporting exhibition that is of immediate and practical relevance to every professional working with spatial data, products and services. First-rate presentations, real life case studies and examples of best practice offer participants an excellent opportunity to explore geospatial technology and applications in this fast moving industry. To find... (read more)
2014-10-02 09:50:57

Chintergeo 2014 Held Successfully in Nanchang

Chintergeo, China’s largest professional geomatics exposition, was held successfully from 25-27 October 2014 in the city of Nanchang. The event, which attracted over 20,000 visitors, focused on the latest surveying and mapping equipment and geographical information software. The event was organised by the Chinese Society for Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation in order to provide a platform for international manufacturing enterprises and dealers and support them in developing new business and marketing activities. The main purpose of the exhibition was to meet the marketing requirements of all the manufacturing companies, dealers and agents involved and to facilitate better communication between organisations... (read more)
2014-11-04 10:27:19

Over 3,000 Expected at MundoGEO Connect

MundoGEO Group is promoting MundoGEO#Connect event to be held in São Paulo, Brazil from 14th to 16th June. The organisation expects to receive more than 3.000 professionals, including specialists, decision makers, data productors, application developers, content providers and users of geoinformation in general. The trade show of the event has already confirmed the presence of the main Brazilian companies, including the local distributors of Spot Image, DigitalGlobe, Hexagon, Trimble, Google, Topcon, Erdas, Logica, Mapinfo, Radarsat, Spectra, Garmin, Navteq, Nikon among others.There will be six seminars, three courses, many workshops and other events happening simultaneously. According to Emerson Zanon Granemann, director... (read more)
2011-03-10 12:32:05

GEOINT Symposium Postponed Due to US Government Shutdown

Despite many efforts to keep an important national geospatial conference on the calendar amid the government shutdown, a recent U.S. House vote to let most defence department personnel return to work also forbids government speakers and customers from attending such events. The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) said the 10th Annual GEOINT Symposium, previously scheduled for from 13 to 16 October in Tampa, FL, has been postponed until the spring. USGIF is operating under the significant constraints of a government shutdown, the organisation wrote in a letter to the nearly 4,000 conference registrants and 265 defence industry exhibitors. When the... (read more)
2013-10-16 12:27:56

Esri's John Day on the Impacts of the US Sequestration

After the postponement of the National Map Users Conference and the cancellation of this year's Joint Navigation Conference, numerous empty seats at the ASPRS 2013 Conference were yet another sign of the impact of the US sequestration. Can we expect to see more negative effects in the future? John Day, director of Defense Business Development for Esri, thinks there are two forces at work here, not just sequestration alone. By John Day, Director of Defense Business Development, Esri   Firstly, in the aftermath of the scandalous General Services Administration events in Las Vegas in 2010, there are new USG/DOD regulations relating... (read more)
2013-04-23 09:27:06

New Venue for GEO-11

GEO-11 has opened visitor registration with a range of new opportunities for both visitors and sponsoring organisations. The independent event, which has been on the UK geospatial calendar for fourteen years, has moved to a new venue just North of London yet inside the M25 with first class exhibition and conference services and deluxe accommodation and leisure facilities. The event is to take place on the 6th and 7th of April at the Holiday Inn, Elstree, UK. The new venue also offers free parking and visitors who pre-register can benefit from free refreshments, priority onsite registration and more special offers.... (read more)
2011-02-14 10:14:45
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