Doesnít seem to big too me. In fact last year we were actively trying to encourage making it bigger with the inclusion of AoS. Which seems at odds with everything you are trying to promote completely.
I for one am really glad that once a year I can meet up and see my friends from across so many systems and around the world. Thatís part of the joy of the event
Also. Out of interest what are you hoping GW backing will actually offer you that canít/isnít offered already?