Sunday, January 20

8:00pm - 9:30pm Welcome Reception | Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Registered for the conference? If so, join us and get connected as GO WEST begins! This is open for all registered attendees of GO WEST.
Banff Lake Louise Tourism


Monday, January 21

8:00am Registration & Information Desk Open (Hall D Foyer) If you still need to register for a Bootcamp!
8:00amCoffee & light breakfast for Bootcamp attendees (Salon Level 1-4)
9:00am - 11:30am Monday Morning Bootcamps | Salons 1-4
Education delivered by industry thought-leaders in an intimate setting. (Additional registration required) MORE INFO >>
Conventions Regina
11:45am - 1:15pm EDMONTON ALL IN Planner Kick-Off™ | Hall C Foyer
(By invitation only - Open to Planners)
1:30pm - 5:00pm The Main Stage™ | Hall D
Industry relevant topics presented by thought-leaders in a fast-paced back-to-back format.

Michael Cerbelli's: The Hot List™: 2019

Event Technology: Trending Technologies You Need to Know About
Will Curran & Alex Plaxen

Industry Association Panel

AV Smack Down!
Will Curran, Endless Events
Brandt Krueger, Event Technology Consulting

Food Connections: Using Current Trends to Engage Guests at Your Event
Shannon Boudreau, The Lazy Gourmet

5:00pm - 8:00pm The Social Event™ | Hall C
Produced by Site 6 Events, this is the networking event you don't want to miss! Connect with 500 event profs over drinks and handcrafted food created by award-winning chefs at the Shaw Conference Centre. MORE INFO >>
8:30pm - 11:00pm Rendezvous at GO WEST™ | Craft Beer Market
The MPI Foundation is thrilled to introduce Rendezvous at GO WEST™! Join industry friends, colleagues and new contacts at this all-inclusive party that gives back to our industry (Additional ticket purchase required). MORE INFO >>
MPIF Rendezvous


Tuesday, January 22

9:00am - 12:30pm The Experiential Hall™ | Hall A
This is not your regular tradeshow! Instagrammable elements, experiential booths, workshops and meetups connecting event planners with vendors in a room full of action stations, games, tech showcases, workshops and innovative food & drinks. Lunch will be served in-room at 11:30am.
1:00pm - 4:30pm The Main Stage™ | Hall D
Industry relevant topics presented by thought-leaders in a fast-paced back-to-back format.

The Power of Events in the Digital Age
David Adler, BizBash

Designing an Experience
Cory Christopher, Cory Christopher Design

Contracts Can Kill Your Event!
Heather Reid, Planner Protect

Beyond Hashtags: Social Media Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore
Alex Plaxen, Little Bird Told Media

It's All About Branding
Dustin Westling, OneWest Events