Gas & Oil Expo 2013: networking, demonstrations and discussion

Largest show to date with more than 20,000 energy professionals expected to attend

CALGARY, May 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Gas & Oil Expo 2013, Canada's largest energy event of the year, will open its doors on June 11 at Calgary Stampede Park. The event, which runs from Tuesday, June 11 through Thursday, June 13, provides industry professionals the chance to network, take in interactive demonstrations and discuss the current issues and opportunities facing the gas and oil industry. Over 20,000 national and international registrants and 600 exhibiting companies from North America, China, South Korea, India, Russia and the United Kingdom are expected to attend.

Held in the energy capital of Canada, the event's indoor and outdoor exhibits will showcase emerging technologies, a diverse range of products, and well-known international brands. In response to increased demand, the exhibition expanded into a new hall dedicated to oil sands and heavy oil goods and services and now covers over 170,000 net square feet of exhibit space.

"Every year, we look for new and unique ways to take our events to the next level," says Wes Scott, Executive Vice President of dmg :: events, organizers of Gas & Oil Expo. "This year marks our largest Gas & Oil Expo to date and we are excited to enrich the expo by hosting more engineering and production companies on the exhibit floor and by adding new features, live demonstrations and social events to an already expansive three-day event. We hope these offerings will enhance the experience for both visitors and exhibitors, by providing even more opportunity to network and do business."

Key highlights of Gas & Oil Expo 2013 include:

  • Live Welding Demos - New for 2013, this outdoor pavilion will highlight the latest innovations, technologies and productivity advancements in the welding, joining and fabrication fields through live demonstrations. (Daily)
  • Exhibitor Showcase Presentation Theatres - Complimentary to attend (with official show name badge), these three theatres offer an opportunity to learn about developments in the areas of Heavy Oil & Oil Sands, Health, Safety & Environment, and Business Development. (Daily)
  • Outdoor Exhibits - The expanded outdoor exhibition area hosts 80 companies displaying oilfield technology and heavy equipment for the oil and gas sector. (Daily)
  • Opening Night Reception - Celebrating the kick-off of the exhibition, the Opening Night Reception brings together North America's oil and gas community for an evening of entertainment and networking. (June 11, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Calgary. Cost is $65.00 per person and can only be pre-purchased.)
  • Official Industry Party - Expo attendees are invited to network at the show's official industry networking event (complimentary admission with official show name badge). (June 12, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., Cowboys Casino)

Gas & Oil Expo 2013 hours of operation are Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Media will be required to obtain a show badge for the event and will need to provide accreditation (a piece of photo identification and an official business card) upon arrival at the Press Office, located in Room 101 beside Hall D in the BMO Centre. For further information on Gas & Oil Expo and to inquire about attendance, visit

SOURCE: Gas & Oil Expo 2013

For further information:

Primary Media Contact 
Alisha Samnani 
Brookline Public Relations, Inc. 
W: 403.538.5641 ext. 102 
C: 403.554.9757

Secondary Media Contact
Madison Olyniuk
Brookline Public Relations, Inc.
W: 403.538.5641 ext. 109
C: 403.660.6747

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