Calgary's Global Petroleum Show Attracts Significant International Delegates
and Exhibitors

International Delegates and Exhibitors Share Ideas and Innovations at World's Premier Oil and Gas Show

CALGARY, June 10 /CNW/ - Global Petroleum Show (GPS) 2010 ends today after three days of world-class exhibitions and events. This year's show ends on a high note, having attracted significant international delegates and exhibitors. Billed as the world's premier oil and gas show, GPS 2010 welcomed visitors to Calgary from over 100 countries who converged at the event to share ideas and innovations and to participate in educational sessions and conference events.

"We are thrilled about the success of this year's Global Petroleum Show and we are particularly excited about the number of international delegates and exhibitors that attended," said Wes Scott, Event Director, Global Petroleum Show 2010. "The international focus of this year's show speaks to how global the energy industry has become. We felt it was important for this year's Show to speak to this trend with features such as the International Energy Ministers Forum, Alberta International House and the International Delegate Open House. These features and the overall Show well exceeded our expectations in both international attendance and industry innovation."

Starting June 8th, industry experts and delegates visited various oil and gas booths and events in order to share insights on the current and future state of the energy industry. Key highlights for this year's Show included:

    -   The Global Petroleum Conference - Entitled, "Uncovering the Game
        Changers", the three-day conference focused on the "energy game
        changers" in the hydrocarbon energy industry, featured more than 100
        guest speakers and focused on topics such as economic and
        environmental sustainability and regulatory issues.

    -   The International Ministers Forum - International energy leaders from
        Qatar, Peru, Yemen, and India came together to share their visions on
        the current and future state of the global energy industry. Issues
        discussed included global supply and demand and environmental

    -   Mayor Dave Bronconnier "White Hat" Ceremony and GPS Tour - Mayor Dave
        Bronconnier visited GPS 2010 on Tuesday to present Mark Carr,
        President of dmg :: events, producers of GPS, with the prestigious
        "White Hat". Mayor Bronconnier also toured key booths at the show's
        exhibit, including the USA Pavilion and the United Kingdom Pavilion.

    -   Alberta International House (AIH) - The AIH played host to industry
        experts from major oil and gas producing regions who shared exciting
        business opportunities in their individual markets.

    -   Freestyle Motocross - One of the most riveting extreme sports,
        spectators were awed by daredevil motocross riders performing death
        defying stunts including back-flips, fender grabs, suicide cans and
        the ultimate "kiss of death".

    -   GPS Rodeo - Hosted by World Bull Riding Champion Cody Snyder,
        attendees were invited to see live bareback riding, mutton-busting,
        wild ponies, saddle-bronc riding and bull riding at various times
        over the course of the Show.

For more information on the Global Petroleum Show, visit:

About dmg :: events

Founded in 1989, dmg :: events has managed exhibitions, conferences and online platforms for many industries in up to 25 countries. The company's customer-centric focus localizes operations and relationships, informing businesses and connecting them with consumers to create vibrant marketplaces in multiple conferences, exhibitions and trade shows. dmg :: events is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT,, one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom.


For further information: For further information: Primary Media Contact: Shauna MacDonald, Brookline Public Relations, W: 403.538.5645, C: 403.585.4570,; Secondary Media Contact: Vanessa Ciccone, Brookline Public Relations, W: 403.538.5641, C: 403.606.8577,

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