The largest media company covering the meeting and event industry is onboard for GO WEST.
Edmonton, Alberta – August 28, 2018 – Timewise Event Management, producer of GO WEST, has announced the signing of a formal agreement with BizBash. This agreement will form a high-level partnership to expand the reach of GO WEST 2019 across Canada and into the USA. GO WEST 2019 will be held in Edmonton, Alberta on January 21-22, 2019. Over 500 event professionals are expected to converge in Edmonton for two days of educational sessions, experiential workshops, social events and an 80 booth exhibition.
“We are thrilled to align with a collaborative industry leader like BizBash as we move forward with GO WEST,” says Arlene Schilke, Executive Producer of Go West and co-founder of Timewise. “We highly respect David Adler and the contributions of BizBash to our industry in North America. It is terrific to have them engaged with our initiative here in Western Canada.”
This partnership will see BizBash play an integral role in the success of GO WEST 2019. Their CEO and Founder, David Adler will travel from New York to engage with attendees throughout the program, including a much-anticipated keynote presentation. They will be working with Timewise to build a marketing program to reach event professionals across Canada and into the USA.
“We are excited for this opportunity to partner with the Go West conference to help enhance the Canadian event and meeting industry,” says David Adler. “We enjoy collaborating with like-minded, forward-thinking and innovative companies who desire to create best of class products and offerings.”
The first annual GO WEST 2018 sold out and attracted 380 event professionals, of which more than 200 were meeting and event planners. “We were elated, but not surprised, at how well this initiative was received in our events community,” says Schilke. GO WEST drew attention for its innovative thinking which included Edmonton Tourism hosting a summer-themed reception in a 60’ dome tent in -15°C (5°F) outside temperatures.
Visit gowestlive.com for more information on the event.
TIMEWISE EVENT MANAGEMENT is a leading event management agency. We founded and produce several initiatives to bring the events community together. In 2017 we were recognized internationally with an esteemed ILEA Esprit Award. Our managing partner Brent Taylor serves on the International Board of Directors for Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and was recently recognized as Event Professional of the Year at the 2018 Canadian Event industry Awards. Visit us at timewise.biz.
BIZBASH empowers event professionals with ideas, intelligence, and resources to create smarter events. Each month, more than 200,000 unique users across North America and beyond look to BizBash for venue discovery, event style, technology, and tools for their next event. Visit them at www.bizbash.ca. Follow them at @BizBash on Twitter and Instagram or www.facebook.com/bizbash.