Planning for Exchange 2017 Well Under Way
Exchange 2016 in Austin drew 2,852 attendees from 28 countries, and set records with 412 exhibitors in 250,000 square feet of exhibit space. The conference also had a record 41.5 hours of educational programming. GEAPS is hard at work planning another outstanding conference for GEAPS Exchange 2017 in Kansas City, Feb. 25-28, 2017
Hotel Scam Advisory
Please be aware that GEAPS does not contact individuals and/or companies with special deals on accommodations for Exchange 2017. We have received complaints that unaffiliated companies have contacted attendees and exhibitors offering discounted hotel reservations. These offers are scams; individuals have reported lost deposits and fraudulent activity in connection with these activities. GEAPS will release more information on accommodations for Exchange 2017 in the fall. The only legitimate emails for Exchange 2017 lodging will come directly from GEAPS.
If you have any questions about Exchange 2017 hotel arrangements, or believe you have been contacted by a fraudulent third party regarding reservations, please contact GEAPS by email or call (763) 999-4300.
Submit Education Session Topics and Speakers
The Exchange is a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends and technologies in the industry, and build the skills and knowledge to keep operations running efficiently. Exchange 2016 featured over 41 hours of education, including 28 hours of concurrent sessions. The Exchange Educational Programming Committee (EPC) is planning another year of outstanding education options for Exchange 2017 in Kansas City.
The EPC meets in late May to begin evaluating possible sections. To submit an idea for an education session, download the application form and email it to Katya Morrell. Please include a brief description of your topics and whether the presentation should be entry-level or more advanced. If you would like to suggest a speaker, please include their name and company.
Applications are due by Friday, April 29.
High Demand for Expo 2017 Booth Sales
Expo 2016 was the biggest show in GEAPS history with over 400 exhibitors, and preliminary booth sales indicate the Expo at Exchange 2017 will be another terrific show. If your company is interested in exhibiting, click here to learn more.