Convene With Purpose
Vancouver: a city of business
Research as an Engine
Data-driven economic development
Innovative, Creative, Sustainable
- #1 Startup Ecosystem in Canada Startup Genome
- 3.8% GDP Growth in 2016 and #1 in Canada Conference Board of Canada Metropolitan Outlook Spring 2017 Report
- 28% GDP growth since 2007 Source Conference Board
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Vancouver's Economic news
January 7, 2019
Grappling with the Gap: Vancouver Must Provide Better Support for Women Entrepreneurs
New to Vancouver this Quarter
Vancouver-based Event ticketing platform Picatic acquired by Eventbrite
B.C. government assigns $10 million to incentivize clean-energy vehicle purchases
Liquid Media and StratusCore announce distribution & operations partnership
Spaces is opening a 35,000 sq. ft. co-working office in Gastown
Amazon confirms second space in downtown Vancouver
Samsung Canada plants flag on Great Northern Way
Chinese International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Announces New HQ
what we are working on
Social Purpose | Small BusinessImpact 6 PackTake this course to build a peer network of mission-driven businesses, create a unique Impact Strategy for your business, and identify the key messages that can help increase support for your business goals.
Industrial Business | ResearchIndustrial Insights ResearchIndustrial businesses form an important part of Vancouver's economic infrastructure. This report uncovers industrial trends, challenges, and opportunities
Digital Entertainment | Sector SupportPG Connects London 2019We are pleased to present Level Up: Vancouver, British Columbia delegation to PG Connects London 2019. These nine studios will explore business development, lead generation and networking opportunities in our digital sister city.
We are active in the community
Tuesday, Aug 7th, 2018 | 5:30pm - 7:00pmInsider’s Guide to Raising a Round: Tips From the Other Side
Sep 21st, 2018 - Sep 22nd, 2018 | 9:00am - 5:00pmVR/AR Global Summit
Jun 4th, 2018 - Jun 7th, 2018 | 12:00am - 12:00amSustainable Brands: Startup City Impact
Monday, Jun 4th, 2018 | 1:30pm - 3:30pmSustainable Brands: Textiles Challenge
Jun 4th, 2018 - Jun 7th, 2018 | 9:00am - 5:00pmSustainable Brands 2018 Vancouver
Tuesday, Apr 10th, 2018 | 11:30am - 1:30pmElectric Vehicles @ Work Lunch & Learn