The Business Summit
With Global Impact

Vancouver Convention Centre West

Feb 10 – Exchange
Feb 10-13 – Forum
Feb 11-12 – Innovation Showcase

Meet your people. Grow your business.
Change the world.

GLOBE Series is the largest and longest-running sustainable business summit and innovation showcase in North America. Since 1990, 170,000 people from 97 countries have come to GLOBE to learn from industry leaders, marvel at cutting-edge technology and form long-lasting partnerships.

Given the urgency of the global climate crisis, GLOBE 2020 had a laser focus on impact, action and outcomes. Offering stellar growth and networking opportunities to thousands of corporate, government and young leaders, GLOBE was a business summit with global impact.

GLOBE Forum – Schedule at-a-Glance
GLOBE Exchange – Schedule at-a-Glance
Innovation Showcase – Schedule at-a-Glance
General Schedule at-a-Glance




Exhibiting Companies




Participating Countries


Senior Decision-Makers

GLOBE 2020 Speakers


Feb. 10-13

GLOBE Forum is our flagship business summit, featuring world-renowned thought leaders, innovators and sustainability experts. The GLOBE community is at the forefront of economic transformation: we generate ideas, make deals and take bold steps that transform our economy and change the world for the better.​

Participants came to GLOBE Forum to meet partners and investors, to develop skills through our educational workshops and to learn from speakers and innovators who are leaders in their fields.​

GLOBE delegates were also invited to GLOBE Advance on Feb. 13 – a half-day impact-focused event where the GLOBE community came together to develop action plans around the transition to a clean economy.

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GLOBE Exchange

Feb. 10

For the first time ever, GLOBE dedicated a full day to business-to-business (B2B) networking and transactions focused on cleantech.

GLOBE Exchange connected capital and market opportunities with innovation to accelerate the transition to the clean economy. It featured curated matchmaking (innovator to investor, investor to investor and innovator to government), investor presentations, coaching for growth, opportunities to connect with young talent and other networking activities.

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Innovation Showcase

Feb 11-12

GLOBE’s Innovation Showcase was the place to experience cutting-edge technology and see the future of the clean economy.

In the Hall of Technology, participants explored the newest innovations in sustainability. In the Hall of Discovery attendees met leaders from Canada and around the world, with a focus on corporate vanguards in five thematic clusters: Bioeconomy/Circular Economy, Mobility, Smart Cities, Carbon Productivity and Oceans and Plastic.

The Innovation Showcase also featured interactive opportunities, including innovation challenges, start-up pitch competitions, interactive presentations, networking activities, and many more.

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GLOBE 2020 Conference Reel

News And Views

Kate Brandt, Google
May 27 2020 Video

Lightning Talk: Kate Brandt, Google

Lucas Joppa
May 6 2020 Video

Leadership Armchair Dialogue: Lucas Joppa, Microsoft

Sarah Chandler
Apr 28 2020 Video

Leadership Armchair Dialogue: Sarah Chandler, Apple