So INTERGEO is 17,000 large this year.

The annual German Trade Show for Geosptial and Geomatics technologies opened today in Nurnberg with 17.000 attending. And if the economy is in poor state, the show did not flinch or disappoint a turnout from an estimated 500 exhibitors from 30 countries are present and displaying the latest in technology and applications

So why are we American’s more vendor focused? I can’t be the only one who would love to walk down a aisle and see Esri, Oracle, MapInfo, Intergraph (or whatever they are these days) and others all lined up for me to evaluate. No we nickel and dime ourselves into little silos with fairy tales of cloud ready computing.