Getting Goods to Market
Join our Summit session on solving distribution & access issues for Island food producers! How can we solve the issues of distribution and access to markets...
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Summit Addresses Dramatic Shift in Post-Secondary School Education
The Future of Post Secondary Education International education is one of Vancouver Island, and BC’s, largest export products. The global pandemic has forced post-secondary institutions around...
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3 Questions with Gaby Wickstrom, Mayor of Port McNeill
1. What excites you about the annual State of the Island Economic Summit and what conversation are you most looking forward to having at this year’s...
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Opportunity for Coastal, Remote & First Nation Communities
Seaweed Aquaculture has arrived! Commercial development of this carbon negative product promises to positively transform remote, coastal and First Nation economic opportunities. While there are barriers to...
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3 Questions with Josie Osborne, Mayor of Tofino
1. What excites you about the annual State of the Island Economic Summit and what conversation are you most looking forward to having at this year’s...
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Inspiring a New Generation of Leaders at the Summit
Leadership Is Essential We all know the importance of capable leadership, especially having all witnessed outstanding successes and alarming failures during the pandemic. We also know...
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What to Expect at the Virtual Economic Summit
What to Expect at the Virtual Summit This year, as the State of the Island Economic Summit moves to a digital, online format, we are excited to announce...
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Summit Addresses Development Processes in our Communities
Changing our Ways It’s time to improve development processes for the communities we want! Too often, public processes fail to deliver clear representation of community perspective...
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