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News - 06 / August / 2012

MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica in numbers

MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica 2012, the largest and most important event of the geospatial sector in Latin America – held from May 29 thru 31, in Sao Paulo, Brazil – gathered 3.350 professionals from 27 countries. In addition, there were 30 activities – including courses, seminars, forums and workshops – and a trade show with 45 companies representing 75 global brands. The participants’ feedback indicates that the majority of attendees were satisfied with the event and are expected to attend the 2013 edition and would recommend the event to a friend.

Check out the event numbers:

General evaluation
94% approved the event
95% are expected to attend the event in 2013
99% would recommend to a friend
100% rated the event as excellent or good
88% rated the location as excellent or good
95% rated the date (May 29 thru 31) as excellent or good

Job title
31% President or director
29% Manager or coordinator
40% Technical sector

55% Private sector
28% Public sector
17% Teaching/research field

30% Environment and Natural Resources
25% Territorial planning
17% Companies in the geospatial sector
15% Business Intelligence
13% Utilities and Infrastructure

During the three days, the event brought seven workshops, four forums, eight courses, an users conference, 10 workshops and awards with 24 categories.

The number of participants increased by 25% in relation to the previous edition.

The 2013 edition has already confirmed date and place: June 18 thru 20, at the Frei Caneca Convention Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil.