Victoria, Canada | Monday, March 12th, 2018 (Full Program now live! Click HERE)

Building upon the success of the 2018 GLOBE Forum – North America’s largest and longest-running international leadership summit on sustainable business – economic development leaders in nearby Victoria, Canada, invite business, investment, and project leaders to attend a one-day summit on March 12, built around two themes:

  • Smart Cities & Clean-Tech – buildings, transportation, energy, infrastructure
  • Ocean Science & Marine Technology– earthquake & tsunami early-warning sensors and detection systems, big data management, tidal energy, and marine & fisheries management

Itinerary (Full program here)

  • Same day return travel (available) from Vancouver to Victoria (30 minutes each way by float plane)
  • Guided site tours, including: Ocean Networks Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Reliable Controls, AXYS Technologies, and the University of Victoria
  • Company presentations (related to project and corporate investment and partnership opportunities)
  • Private lunch session (with official greetings from the Mayor of Victoria, and a discussion on the region’s economic opportunities).
  • Evening reception featuring B2B meetings and introduction to Smart South Island Open Innovation Challenge winners.

Who should attend?

Business and government representatives who are in British Columbia to attend the GLOBE 2018 Forum in Vancouver will travel to Victoria to learn about potential investment, project, and partnership opportunities available British Columbia’s Capital Region – the second largest metropolitan area in the province.

Specifically, representatives looking at partnership opportunities, investments, and supply-chain integration will gain the most from this one-day event. Request an invite by clicking here.


Where is Victoria, Canada?

The Greater Victoria metropolitan area is located just 93 KM from Vancouver, Canada and 157 KM from Seattle, USA. Visitors can arrive here by over 30 harbour planes and Helijet routes per day, as well as numerous flights into Victoria International Airport, plentiful Ferry sailings by foot or vehicle from both Vancouver and Washington State, USA.

Victoria is the Capital City of Canada’s British Columbia province and is the province’s second-largest metropolitan area. The region’s high-tech sector, which has grown 400 per cent since 2004, is the key driver of the regional economy. This is followed by tourism, education, health services, government services, Navy and marine, and aerospace sectors.

Learn more about our unique culture here including a short video about our entrepreneurial culture.


For more information about the GLOBE 2018 Forum:

(March 14-16, 2018 – Vancouver, Canada) click here