media at globe 2020

Media accreditation for GLOBE 2020 will open in November 2019. For media-related questions, please contact

event overview

Convening corporate and government leaders on the most urgent issues and opportunities of our time.

GLOBE Series is the largest and longest-running sustainable business summit and innovation expo 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. In 2020, we’ll be celebrating the 30th anniversary of this event and our amazing community — that’s 30 years of big deals, big ideas and big impact!

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


Accreditation Details


Journalists currently working with recognized print, digital and broadcast newswires, business, news, industry and trade outlets and publications are invited to GLOBE 2020 to report on and publish stories relevant to the content shared at the summit. Accredited journalists have unrestricted access to GLOBE Forum, GLOBE Exchange, and the Innovation Showcase, as well as the press conference schedule and media room.

Recognized media includes editorial staff (reporters, editors) and technical support (camera crews). Technical staff not part of a broadcast crew, non-editorial staff working for a media organization management, marketing and advertising executives, researchers, authors and editors of directories will not be accredited.

  • All members of the media and technical support personnel MUST be pre-accredited to gain access to events at GLOBE 2020.
  • Media badges will be ready for pick up (with proper ID) at the media centre from Feb. 10 onward.
  • Media are strongly advised to register in advance of the conference to avoid delays. Media who arrive onsite without advance accreditation may not be granted access the same day.
  • GLOBE Series may conduct additional research to confirm media legitimacy and reserves the right to decline media who do not meet criteria.

Accreditation Requirements

Accreditation Requirements

All media applying for media accreditation will be required to submit proof of employment and/or assignment by a newswire, print, digital or broadcast outlet or publication. Proof recognized by GLOBE Series includes:

  • Byline in print or online with a recognized media source
  • Letter of assignment from an editor or bureau chief of a recognized media source
  • Photo identification as working with a recognized media source (press/media card)
  • Proof of current work for a website in existence and defined as “covering related news”

Freelance journalists will be accredited if they can provide a letter of assignment from a media organization.

recording at globe 2020

  •  Any participant (media, delegate, supplier, government representative) wishing to film/record (audio or video) the event must advise and obtain permission from conference staff beforehand.
  • Requests to film/record a particular session must be provided at least one day in advance to ensure space is available in the designated filming area.

Getting to GLOBE 2020 – NEW Location

Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6C 3T4
Tel: 604.689.8232


Arriving by Canada Line

The Canada Line is Vancouver’s newest rapid-transit train line and provides quick access to Waterfront Station from YVR in just 25 minutes (see full schedule here).

Waterfront Station is located on Cordova Street and is at the crossing of Seymour Street. Walking from Waterfront Station to the Vancouver Convention Centre West, the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, the Pan Pacific Hotel or Hotel Le Soleil is very easy and takes less than 10 minutes.


Local taxi numbers:

Yellow Cab: 604.681.1111
Black Top Cabs: 604.731.1111
Maclures Cabs: 604.683.6666

*Note: Uber, Lyft, and other ride share services are not currently available in Vancouver.

Hosted by GLOBE Series

GLOBE 2020 is produced by GLOBE Series, part of a constellation of organizations that includes The Delphi Group, EXCEL Partnership and Leading Change. We work together toward a common purpose: to achieve a sustainable, prosperous and socially just future in a generation. We provide services and platforms that empower business, government and youth to improve performance while accelerating the clean economy.