FAQs

General FAQs

Where can I find table lists, my appointment schedule, and other important information?

Registered delegates are invited to log in where they will find links and event information on their landing page. Digital Welcome Bag, maps and lists, hotel room reservation links, and more.


Who will attend?

U.S. and Canada-based tourism suppliers representing CVB's, lodging properties, resorts, adventure outfitters, shopping facilities, attractions, and state departments of tourism are invited to register and take appointments with buyers responsible for bringing visitors to the American West. Qualified journalists specializing in the American West are also welcome to attend and meet with suppliers to generate articles in some of the world's leading international publications and digital media.


Will Go West Summit 2023 (Anchorage, Alaska) occur as scheduled?

Nothing replaces networking opportunities like a face-to-face, physical event and both Go West Summit and Visit Anchorage are excited to return to a traditional Go West Summit in February 27-March 2, 2023.


Appointment FAQs

What is the appointment process?

Go West Summit has created an innovative alternative to our traditional meeting format that allows you to view specific appointment opportunities and request a meeting – no more waiting for a final appointment schedule. Click here to learn how to review companies to meet with, select appointments, and approve appointment requests. A consolidated cheat sheet can be found here. At the event, suppliers will use their appointment schedule to visit buyers at their tables during the two days of Marketplace on Tuesday and Wednesday. Every 12 minutes, a bell rings and suppliers move to their next appointment.


How do I cancel a meeting?

During the appointment selection process: select "Request Meetings with Companies" on your appointment dashboard, then click the Marketplace button of the appointment you would like to delete. Click the trash icon beside the appointment. You are welcome to enter text in the chat box describing your reason for canceling. During appointment week: simply email the other party to inform them of the cancelation. 


How many appointments can suppliers expect?

For the 2022 event, registrants saw an average of 20 appointments each.


Event Timeline

April 1, 2022 Registration Opens
January 14, 2023 Appointment selection begins
January 21 Deadline for all artwork
January 28 Deadline to modify profile. Changes to your company profile made after this date will not be included in the GWS app.
February 11 Appointment selection concludes. Attendees who register after this date will attend with a blank appointment schedule.
February 27 - March 2, 2023 Go West Summit 2023