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State of the Island Economic Summit

By BCShippingNews 24 October 2018
State of the Island Economic Summit
The 12th Annual State of the Island Economic Summit is under construction for October 24 and 25.

Where: Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Nanaimo, B.C.

Early Bird registration is now open. Register early and save $30.

This year's program, unique as always, will feature sessions focused on a range of topics such as:

  • Marine Response - details of how, when and where this major federal infra-structure investment will take shape throughout our region;
  • Futurescape 2.0 - technology advancements that will impact your business and the ways you do business;
  • Skilled Labour - Everyone is searching and the needs are increasing;
  • Cannabis - business development and workplace implications - two parallel stories with legalization on the near horizon;
  • Renewable Energy - What specifically are the Island opportunities and where is it happening?
  • 'Island Good' - reporting on the pilot project currently in grocery stores and plotting towards phase II as we increase demand for Island food products;
  • and much, much more.... including release of the 2018 'State of the Island' Economic Report.

Register for the 2018 Summit