Event Agenda

Monday, February 25, Education Day

7:00am – 5:30pm Go West Summit Registration
7:45am – 2:30pm Boise Site Tour (Buyers Only, Please)
8:00am – 9:10am State Caucus Sessions—Meet with suppliers from your state to discuss the latest news and programs and plan your Go West Summit strategy.
9:00am – 5:30pm Educational Sessions
International Travel Forecast 2019, Presented by U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
12:00pm – 1:15pm Lunch
  Additional planned sessions:
 
  • Contracting with Receptive Operators
  • The Politics of Tourism
  • Ask the Operator
  • Experienced Supplier Panel: What Works for Us

Developing trends in technology and social media sessions are also scheduled.

  Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, February 26

7:00am – 5:30pm Go West Summit Registration
7:00am – 9:00am Pastry and Beverage Break
8:00am – 8:55am Speed Appointment Session—Suppliers meet with buyers during these 5-minute non-scheduled appointments. Cash giveaway raffle for participating buyers!
9:00am – 5:30pm Supplier Lounge—Collect your thoughts and prepare for your next meeting.
9:00am – 12:00pm Marketplace I — This is the first of four Marketplace sessions featuring 12-minute, one-on-one, pre-scheduled appointments.
12:10pm – 1:20pm Lunch
1:30pm – 5:30pm Marketplace II
Evening On Your Own

Use this free night to establish a relationship with a potential client or customer—ask them to join you for dinner! Visit the on-site Boise information desk for ideas before exploring local cafés and restaurants.

Wednesday, February 27

7:00am – 5:30pm Go West Summit Registration
7:45am – 8:50am Breakfast — Presented by the 2020 Go West Summit destination host.
9:00am – 5:30pm Supplier Lounge
9:00am – 12:15pm Marketplace III
12:20pm – 1:20pm Lunch
1:30pm – 5:30pm Marketplace IV
Evening Closing Dinner

Thursday, February 28, Adventure Day

All Attendees Welcome! Sign up for tours from your user landing (login) page

FAM TRIPS

Buyers are invited to explore Idaho and the surrounding area before and after the show. Several multi-day excursions will be offered to help you discover what this region of the American West has to offer.