Circular Economy in Focus at the 13th Annual Economic Summit
A panel of Island-based thought leaders will provide overview and engage audience in an ‘ideas jam’ for advancing circular economy on Vancouver Island. Moderated by Julie Sperber of Gabriola...
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Thriving Orcas, Thriving Communities to address Marine Tourism Challenges & Opportunities at 13th Economic Summit
Vancouver Island is world-renown as a marine tourism destination, known for its abundance of marine mammals, exceptional sports fishing, and unique coastal communities. Ensuring the continued...
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Export Development Canada, a Premier Sponsor, at the 13th State of the Island Economic Summit
Vancouver Island is ‘on the map’ for international trade and export. Our Foreign Trade Zone designation (FTZVI) is increasing global awareness of Vancouver Island as a...
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5th Island Economic Report to be Released at Summit
Summit delegates will each receive a copy of VIEA’s 2019 ‘State of the Island’ Economic Report—the only third-party, non-government report of its kind in British Columbia...
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Gender Equity = Good For Business
The 2019 Economic Summit (October 23/24) will feature 16 concurrent sessions. One of these will focus on Gender Equity. Numerous studies have demonstrated that ensuring gender equity on...
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Island Wood Industry Forum
June 20 is for the ‘Island Wood’ Forum II  at the Comeakin Building in the Quw’utsun’ Cultural Centre, 200 Cowichan Way, Duncan, BC. The provincial government has begun a process of...
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Wood Forum II Coming to the Valley
Since the first forum, in March of 2018, the provincial government has begun a process of change and introduced the Coast Forest Sector Revitalization Strategy. Connected...
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Peter Hall, VP and Chief Economist with Export Development Canada, To Speak at Economic Summit
Vancouver Island is ‘on the map’ for international trade and export. Our Foreign Trade Zone designation (FTZVI) has increased global awareness of Vancouver Island as a...
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