While we'll be staying virtual for 2021, we can't wait to hear your presentation!  Live or virtual, each year, GISers from across the Northwest come together to exchange ideas and share their experiences.

We are no longer accepting submissions for 2021, but please check back next year!


NWGIS will help advertise instructor led virtual education opportunities if they are offered between on Monday, Oct 25th or Friday, Oct 29. Vendors/Instructors are responsible for managing their own registration, streaming solutions, and any technical needs. Our objective is to help encourage any potential learning opportunities... you handle the rest.


  • Instructors are responsible for their own registration, streaming solutions, and all technical needs.
  • NWGIS is not liable for meeting minimal attendance requirements
  • NWGIS will not require any additional fees for advertising workshops.
  • Workshops must be conducted between Oct 25 or Oct 29.

Questions? Contact Randy Bonds at


Vendor registrants have an assortment of opportunities to engage with conference attendees via the Whova solution. Vendors will be able to host their own events/presentations and other activities as part of a virtual booth. The planning team will be providing vendors additional details as the conference develops.


  • Your logo will be added to our main webpage. Understand that only 3 - 4 logos are randomly selected when users reach our homepage.
  • You will be provided an attendee list. Vendors are not to contact conference attendees more than two times in context of the conference.
  • Vendors will be able to manage their virtual booth in the Whova platform. Additional details will be provided.
Fill out the Vendor Interest Form

Map and App Competition

Students and professionals can submit a digital map, story map, or application for our virtual competition. Shows us what you've got.  Compete for fabulous prizes and bragging rights, and impress our peers at NWGIS.  Prizes for students and professionals. Entries must be intended for web media and include a five minute recorded presentation about the project.

Competition Categories include

  • Best Cartographic Design
  • Best Analysis
  • Best Application
  • People's Choice

For submissions, please contact:

Technical Support: 

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