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Go West Summit is dedicated to connecting tourism industry suppliers with buyers and media from all over the world. Unlike other events, we focus solely on business-building and do not include superfluous activities. Our 35 year track record speaks for itself, as evidenced by the 2023 post-event survey which revealed that buyers expect to bring 4.7 million visitors into the US over the next 18 months, with suppliers averaging 38 appointments each. Don't be swayed by flashy gimmicks - invest your time and money in a proven event format that delivers results. Go West to build business.
Go West Summit is set to deliver an extraordinary B2B tourism convention experience paired with exciting adventures in February 2024. The event is designed to unite top-notch global tour operators with niche suppliers who offer tourism-related products or services in the American West.
“I loved the one on one connection the virtual show allowed! I felt I was able to speak uninterrupted and that I was able to make a better connection with my appointment.”
“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.”
“It was a great opportunity for us as a smaller tour operator serving international travelers to get to know business representatives from so many different countries. We made some unique connections that will be crucial for our future business. Thank you, Go West Summit team, for making this possible under such difficult circumstances!”
“I would like to send a big Thank you! It was set up so well, I had no technical issues, the links to connect appeared on time and was very easy to participate. I would not have been able to do so in person this year and it was important to connect with some of the people I had on the appointments. Thank you!”
“Go West has provided an excellent platform to grow your business with quality suppliers. It has exceeded expectations and looking forward to 2021.”
“I have discovered some places that were so amazing and wonderful that I was not previously aware of in Western America. So many and such exciting product to be offered to my clients. My time attending the Go West Summit is really very much productive. Thank you Go West Summit!”
“It was my first summit, the event was fun, informative and will bring future business.”
“Go West Summit Virtual Event was the most convenient way to allow connection from anywhere in the world. It provided great opportunities to develop engagements. Virtual meeting is a kind of approach that will never stop a business collaboration with clients and suppliers in the face of whatever situation that hinders parties for an actual meet up. Go West Summit can definitely run a great virtual event.”
“What I really enjoyed was the hassle-free approach to conducting appointment sessions in different time zones. Great service, highly appreciated.”
“Made more of 60 meetings during five days improving our knowledge about amazing destinations that might not be as well known for our citizens.”
“I found the virtual Go West Summit to be a seamless experience and very valuable for our business. While some of the social aspects of the show were missed I was very appreciative and excited for the opportunity to connect with previous colleagues and to make valuable new connections as well. Good job Go West and thank you!”
“Though we could not meet in-person, schmooze and rub elbows, it was still nice to be able to put a face to a name, and I think everyone paid more attention to one another during the sessions.”
“Thank you Go West Summit Team for making it possible to meet with international clients virtually, despite COVID19. A virtual GWS gave our destination opportunity to continue the dialogue with international tour operators, work on product development, tell our stories and prepare for recovery, despite the tragic effects the pandemic has had on our industry.”
Go West Summit is the ultimate destination for both domestic and international tour operators seeking to create and sustain an American West tourism experience. For over three decades, Go West Summit has consistently produced positive outcomes, serving as a platform where lucrative, enduring partnerships are established.
On average, attendees can expect to receive 43 pre-scheduled appointments through our user-friendly and efficient custom matching software. This software is designed to maximize your meeting experience. By matching tour operators from all over the world with suppliers based in the western United States, we create a business-friendly environment that increases your ROI.
All buyers must be an established operator selling pre-packaged or customized multi-day tours to Go West Summit states and produce a brochure and/or website promoting these tours.
Pre-qualified media are invited to attend with a complimentary registration.