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2017 Global Petroleum features over 20,000 companies from 110 countries


Source: 2017 GPS

Alberta Premier Notley set to attend Global Petroleum Show

Global Petroleum Show (GPS) will welcome upwards of 50,000 registered attendees to Calgary’s Stampede Park from Tuesday, June 13 to Thursday, June 15, 2017 for one of the world’s largest energy events, according to a press release.

The annual show will focus on the 2017 theme of “Experience the Energy,” offering attendees the opportunity to connect with clients, suppliers, and potential customers from across the globe, so they can discuss industry trends and collaborate on solution-oriented thought processes.

Federal and provincial government representatives will also be present at GPS, including François-Philippe Champagne, federal minister of international trade.


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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is also set to attend the Energy Leaders Forum on the morning of Wednesday, June 14, in addition to representation from Alberta provincial ministers Margaret McCuaig-Boyd, Minister of Energy, and Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade attending various events throughout the show.

Ministers from Saskatchewan, Quebec and other Canadian provinces are also expected to be in attendance.

“We look forward to welcoming Premier Notley to GPS this year and we are grateful for the strong support we are receiving from our provinces and the government of Canada as we welcome hundreds of international ministers and dignitaries to the show,”  said Wes Scott, executive VP, dmg events, organizers of Global Petroleum Show.

GPS 2017 will feature 20,000 unique companies coming together from more than 110 countries and will invite attendees and exhibitors from all industry sectors to ask questions and learn more about the future of the energy industry.

“Their presence will certainly serve to amplify our efforts to offer attendees a diverse range of panel discussions, interactive demonstrations and networking opportunities that can help them reposition their businesses in response to the evolution of the energy industry,” said Scott.

With 35 countries presenting in the Country Market Seminar Series, attendees will be invited to learn more about energy sectors in numerous countries, including the Baltics, Australia, China, Japan, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, the UAE and Ukraine.

Governments from around the world will gather to meet investors, service and supply companies, and other foreign governments to share information about the regional appeal of their energy industries.

A variety of educational sessions, with over 100 individual presentations for attendees to garner insight from, will also be a highlight of this year’s show.

A sample of events:

  • Energy Dialogues
  • Indigenous Conference on Energy and Mining
  • Clean Technology Seminars
  • Take Charge of Your Career Seminar Series
  • Water Innovation sessions

“We continue to receive positive feedback from exhibitors and attendees about the show as a platform for innovation, thought leadership and a reassuring presence amidst the cyclical nature to the economy. We are proud to be able to offer all in attendance a refreshing global perspective on the importance of remaining competitive, managing costs and building a sustainable oil and gas industry,” said Scott.

The African Oil and Gas Forum will also provide international perspective on potential opportunities for Canadian companies in the oil and gas service sector.

GPS 2017 exhibition hours are Tuesday, June 13 and Wednesday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bill Whitelaw

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  1. Branson Samuel Edionwe says:

    Going to be a great show and will be good to see new innovation.