Futurescape
Innovation and technology is accelerating exponentially; changing our world faster than many of us can comprehend. Developments in digital manufacturing, advanced automation and AI (artificial intelligence)...
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Clean Tech – a once in a generation opportunity…
Without much fanfare, over 100 clean-technology companies have taken root on Vancouver Island providing high-value, full-time jobs and strengthening local economies. They are working hard to...
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International trade myths busted
Is high land value and dwindling supply of commercial property in Vancouver creating opportunity for the island? If you are like many who see Vancouver Island...
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Understand the full funding landscape
Interested in financing for your new or growing business? An Economic Summit session, one of 16 sessions on different topics, features four women with extensive knowledge and...
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World’s leading expert on earthquake risk management to host Summit session
Companies and government organizations around the world have addressed the issues of earthquake and tsunami risk management and emergency planning. This session will address best practices...
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3rd Annual Report on the Island Economy to be Released at the State of the Island Summit
This fall is the 11th ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit where hundreds of people gather to network, compare notes, learn of emerging trends, opportunities, and...
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Earning Trust in an Untrusting World: The new imperatives for businesses, governments and communities
The combination of endless content, fake news, low trust and an empowered public has created new risks for leaders everywhere – and new opportunities. Daniel Tisch,...
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Long-time Summit sponsor and VIEA member wins international marketing award
Long time Vancouver Island Economic Summit sponsor and creator of the VIEA website, Array Web + Creative, has won an international marketing award for executing the...
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