Esri India’s GIS Day 2016 - Celebrate & Win Contest

GIS day will be celebrated on November 16th, 2016 during the Geography Awareness Week. For all of us involved in GIS, this day is a chance to showcase what we do as GIS professionals. It is a day to tell our stories to others. It's an opportunity to demonstrate the value of your work, and the meaning of maps and their power. This year, you also have a chance to participate and win the Esri India GIS Day Celebration Contest.

How the contest works

  • Plan a GIS event (large or small) on the GIS day or any day in the Geography awareness week starting on 14th November.
  • Register your plan.
  • Tell us what resources you need.
  • Submit your entry to Your entry should be in the form of a report (word doc/pdf/story map/ppt). It should include how you celebrated, what was done, how many people attended, how the event was promoted on social sites, how much awareness it created, some pictures/videos etc.
  • Entries will be judged and three best celebrations will be awarded.

Plan a GIS event

There are many ways you can plan an event:

  • Host a seminar/conference/open house on GIS.
  • Host interactive workshops/demonstrations.
  • Host some exciting activities like GIS Quiz, Story map contests, Poster contest.


1) Promotional Material

Download the file, add your event details, print and use.


2) Merchandise


Tell us the quantities you need, we will ship it at the official address provided in the form. This can be provided for registrations received by 30 October.

3) Technical Expert

Esri India Expert


Invite Esri India technical expert to deliver a session at your event. This is first cum first serve basis based on availability of the expert.


Judgement Criteria*

  • Awareness created
  • Impact on audience
  • Event content
  • Digital media used


  • Celebration can happen in the week of 14th November but preferably on 16th November
  • Reports submission by 30th November
  • Judgement and award announcement by 15th December

*Scale of event will not be considered for judgement.

Top 3 most comprehensive and innovative celebrations would be given the special recognition trophy of Esri India's GIS Day 2016 – Celebrate and Win Contest.

Help make people aware of the substantial contributions that GIS makes in their community every day.

Register Your Event →

Please contact for any queries.