Strategic Sponsors


Esri, the global leader in GIS software and location intelligence, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations globally and in over 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits, and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. Esri engineers the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at


Trimble Geospatial solutions provide high-quality, productive workflows and information exchange, driving value for a global and diverse customer base of surveyors, engineering and GIS service companies, governments, utilities and transportation authorities. Trimble's innovative technologies include integrated sensors, field applications, real-time communications and office software for processing, modeling and data. Using Trimble solutions, organizations can capture the most accurate spatial data and transform it into intelligence to deliver increased productivity and improved decision-making. Whether enabling efficient use of natural resources or enhancing the performance and lifecycle of civil infrastructure, timely and reliable geospatial information is at the core of Trimble's solutions.



Governments, Water Authorities, Smart Grid Providers & Telecom Operators around the globe count on Merkator each and every day to ensure safer streets and to plan, design & operate their entire network infrastructure. Every day we create positive impact on the management of the public domain for all stakeholders. Our customers rely on our expertise and our advanced software solutions to be more efficient and better serve their customers. Merkator has offices in Belgium, The Netherlands, UK, Spain and works with international partners on a global base. More info on:


RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, and unmanned laser scanning for various applications in surveying. RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for more than 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths. RIEGL's core "smart waveform" technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems.


Synspective provides one-stop solutions using satellite observation data to steadily move the world forward. Applying the results of the ImPACT program (led by the Government of Japan, Cabinet Office), Synspective is building a constellation of 30 high-frequency, high-resolution SAR satellites to provide data and solutions to government and commercial outfits.

Institutional Partners


EAASI (European Association of Aerial Surveying Industries) is the only platform for regular contact and knowledge exchange within the Aerial Survey Industry in Europe. EAASI represents the industry members in front of other relevant associations and governmental agencies. We work together to promote the use of Aerial Survey data under high standards, quality, sustainability, safety and ethical business. More than 40 companies have joined EAASI (not-for-profit association) since it was founded in 2019, representing more than 80% of the Aerial Survey companies in Europe.


EARSC, the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies, is a membership-based, not for profit organisation that coordinates and promotes the activities of European companies engaged in delivering Earth observation-derived geo-information services. EARSC represents this sector in its broadest sense, creating a network between industry, decision-makers and users and covering the full EO value chain from data acquisition through processing, fusion, and analysis to final geo-information products & services. Our 130 members come from 25 countries coming from throughout the value chain and all sizes from the one-man company through to the largest players in the market. The majority of our members are SMEs and we place particular importance to reach out and offering our services to these small companies and start-ups.


EuroGeographics is an independent international not-for-profit organisation representing Europe's National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registration Authorities. The organisation believes in a society empowered by the use of trusted geospatial services from these official national sources. EuroGeographics represents around 90% of the official bodies responsible for geodetic surveying, topographic mapping, cadastral surveys and land registration in geographical Europe. EuroGeographics supports the public good by representing its members' interests, maintaining networks that help the members improve their capabilities and role, and by facilitating access to and use of the members' geospatial data and services. By providing a single point of contact, the organisation enable government, business and citizens to benefit from their collective expertise, products and services.


EUROGI is an umbrella organisation operating in the European Geographic Information domain since 1994. Its membership base from 20 countries comprises national GI associations, industry and professional organisations and enterprises. EUROGI's vision is 'Location based information and technologies enabling the European digital society'. To fulfil this vision EUROGI will:

  • Facilitate value creation from location based Information for a sustainable, prosperous and cohesive Europe
  • Achieve this by working with its members and other stakeholders, in order to drive innovation and to support policy development
  • Represent users and providers of location based information and technologies from the European public, academic and private sector.


The International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) is a non-political, non-governmental and not-for-profit international organization principally promoting academic exchange, science and technology innovation, education, and international collaboration towards Digital Earth. Digital Earth makes use of digital technologies to model earth systems, including its cultural and social aspects represented by human societies living on the planet. The model is a multidimensional, multiscale, multitemporal, and multi-layered information system. With its mission to promote the development and realization of Digital Earth, ISDE endeavours to:

  • Promote and facilitate research, education, training and technology transfer in all fields related to Digital Earth sciences;
  • Initiate and coordinate research by establishing working groups;
  • Convene international symposia, summits, and other meetings;
  • Ensure wide international circulation of research results and records of discussions through the International Journal of Digital Earth and the Big Earth Data Journal.


The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) is an international non-governmental organization that enhances international cooperation between the worldwide organizations with interests in the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences. Originally named International Society for Photogrammetry (ISP), it was established in 1910, and is the oldest international umbrella organization in its field, which may be summarized as addressing "information from imagery". ISPRS achieves its aims by:

  • Advancing knowledge in the areas of interest of ISPRS by encouraging and facilitating research and development, scientific networking and inter-disciplinary activities
  • Facilitating education and training with particular emphasis in less-developed countries
  • Enhancing public recognition of the contributions of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences for the benefit of humankind and the sustainability of the environment


The LBMA is a global media and events organization dedicated to creating opportunities for our member companies to reach the right audience at the right time and place. With a network of conferences, publications, and content platforms that span the planet, we are uniquely placed to drive marketing optimization, revenue generation, and industry best practices for any brand or service provider in the location and geo-spatial sector.

Media Partners

Big Nieuws

Dutch language magazine BIGnieuws is published 8 times a year, digitally and in print. It is a magazine with a practical approach, aimed at the Construction, Infra and Geo-ICT professional. BIGnieuws reports current events, interviews experienced users and other stakeholders from education, government and the Netherlands business world. BIGnieuws is sent in controlled circulation to professionals in the Netherlands and Flanders who work in construction, infrastructure and Geo-ICT.

Commercial UAV News

Commercial UAV News is a leading source of news, insight and analysis for the commercial drone market, focusing on: Surveying & Mapping; Civil Infrastructure; Process, Power & Utilities; Mining & Aggregates; Construction; Emergency Response & Search and Rescue; Precision Agriculture; and Last Mile Delivery. Commercial UAV News is operated by Diversified Communications which has the industry connections and market expertise to deliver the content that helps our audience make better business decisions.

Geo Week News

Geo Week News produces original articles, whitepapers, webinars and other valuable resources to inform and educate professionals across various industries on 3D, AEC and geospatial technologies. Our content is created in support of Geo Week, the coming together of SPAR 3D, the International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) and AEC Next as an integrated event covering the intersection of geospatial and the built world. Geo Week is produced by Diversified Communications.


Geoawesomeness is the world's largest geospatial community united by its belief in power of location technology to transform the world for the better. Since its humble beginnings on April 20th 2011, Geoawesomeness has striven to be an open and inclusive platform for geospatial experts and enthusiasts to share their passion, knowledge and expertise for all things geo. With a team of people from all around the world, with different backgrounds, cultures and interests we aim to be not only the best geo-news platform but also to provide constructive commentary about all awesome stuff that are happening in the geo-industry.


GeoInformatics is a 100% free online platform for the international surveying, mapping and GIS industry. Recognizing the integrated nature of the geospatial information industry, GeoInformatics presents thought provoking and useful information. With our daily updated website and our bi-weekly newsletter (send out to over 30,000 professionals world-wide!), GeoInformatics has a leading position in this market place for many years to come.


GEOmedia, the Italian magazine for geomatics, is published bimonthly, acting as a window of Italian innovation in the complex framework of World Geospatial competition in the activities relating to the acquisition, processing, querying, analysis, presentation, dissemination, management and use of geo-data and geo-information. With specialized focus and report on subjects such as surveying, environment, mapping, GNSS systems, GIS, Earth Observation, Geospatial Data, BIM, UAV and 3D technologies. The printed version has a readership of about 5.000, made of public administration and governmental organizations, GI professionals, small, medium and global businesses, with distribution on major exhibitions, conferences and events like the Technology for All (

Geospatial World

For over two decades, Geospatial World has been providing high-quality content, unmatched analysis and highly valuable insights to our readers. Through our bouquet of print and digital products - portal, magazine, video, social media, customized content, and webinars, we cover the entire geospatial ecosystem and advance the role of geospatial knowledge in the global economy and society.

GIS Cafe

GISCafe is an online magazine offering GIS and geospatial professionals complete GIS product catalog listings, technical papers, GIS news, CEO interviews, multimedia presentations, press releases, event postings, job placement and more. Each GISWeekly Review delivers to its readers news concerning the latest developments in the GIS industry, in a readable newsletter format with feature stories and news bytes. GISCafe receives more than 75,000 unique visitors and its daily newsletter has more than 40,000 subscribers. Subscribe to the daily newsletter at GISCafe.Com.

GoGeomatics Canada

GoGeomatics Canada is the most popular communications and resource hub for the Canadian geospatial ecosystem. Hundreds of Canadian geomatics organizations post their jobs, news, and events on GoGeomatics Canada. GoGeomatics hosts 14 professional geospatial networking groups in cities across Canada. To date, we have hosted 500+ geospatial networking events. In 2019 GoGeomatics launched GeoIgnite, Canada's national geospatial conference in Ottawa. GoGeomatics Canada is a community driven effort to promote and organize a vibrant and inclusive geospatial ecosystem.