Salt Lake City / Utah
January 16-19, 2018

Event Information

Registration for Go West Summit 2019 in Boise IDAHO opens on June 1st, 2018!

January 16-19, 2018

Salt Lake City UTAH

Go West’s successful event formula and comprehensive, well-rounded program are designed to provide you with every available opportunity to negotiate business contracts, establish relationships, and gain a better understanding about a variety of topics relevant to the tourism industry.

Suppliers representing destinations, properties and attractions from the American West and international tour operators participate in multi-day networking sessions, familiarization trips and Adventure Day activities with the goal of showcasing the destination for future tourism business. 

Our effective and easy-to-use, customizable appointment matching system (CAMSYS) ensures a successful meeting experience. By matching tour operators from around the globe with Western U.S.-based suppliers in a one-on-one, business-friendly environment, Go West Summit is an event where exciting, profitable and lasting relationships are born.

Go West combines the conveniences of a large event with the intimacy of a smaller event, and we pride ourselves on our low supplier to tour operator ratio. We are confident that you will find great value in attending the show and invite you to take part in the premier tourism event of the American West – Go West Summit. 

With 3 decades of innovation in the tourism industry, we invite you to "Go West" for business relationship building, adventure, and inspiration. 

Register Here

Who qualifies to attend? 

1) Suppliers

  1. Suppliers from the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
  2. AIANTA members.
  3. Canadian suppliers offering a tourism product or service that serves the needs of our international tour operators.

2) Buyers

  1. All buyers must be an established international operator (or US-based receptive operator holding international contracts) selling pre-packaged or customized multi-day tours to the American West and/or Canada, produce a brochure promoting these tours, and have a working website.

3) Pre-Qualified Media

Informational Materials
Go West Summit 2018 Brochure Click here to open a PDF version of our 2018 brochure.

Sponsorship Menu Click here to view our 2018 sponsor opportunites.

Advertising Rate Sheet Click here to view our advertising rate sheet for the 2018 Resource Manual.

How To Request Appointments - Text Document Click here to open a text PDF describing the appointment process.

How To Request Appointments Click here for a step-by-step PDF packed with screenshots and helpful appointment tips & tricks. 

How To Summit - Text Document Click here to open a PDF "How To Summit" to help you get the most business out of this event.

For more helpful information, please click "How-To-Summit" in the column on the right.

Future Go West Summit Event Information

2019 Go West Summit: February 25-28, Boise / Idaho
2020 Go West Summit: February 10-13, Currently accepting proposals
2021 Go West Summit: March 1-4, Anchorage / Alaska



“Go West is the ideal forum for collaboration between specialized suppliers for the Western USA and travel planners who are devoted to discovering and promoting this awe-inspiring region. The warmth and enthusiasm of the staff and suppliers, combined with flawless organization and focus, provides an unparalleled opportunity for experienced tour operators and first-time delegates alike.”
–Mariette Oppenhuizen, COO, TRAVALCO USA Inc.