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COVID-19 has changed our lives, businesses, organizations — and our entire world. Change is happening fast and adaptation is critical to our economic survival. So how do we build back better?

What is Rising Economy Week?

Produced by the South Island Prosperity Partnership, and co-hosted by the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER), #RisingEconomyWeek2020 is focused on bringing our region together to build back a more resilient, vibrant and prosperous economy.

Your Event Experience

Beginning on Monday, November 16, this week of immersive virtual events includes keynote speeches, disruptive ideas, engaging panel discussions and more, all focused on moving the needle on our regions’ economic recovery.

Rising Economy Week is designed as an á la carte experience, giving you the ability to choose the panels, keynotes and Q&A sessions you’d most like to attend. Highlights of the week include:

  • John Stackhouse of RBC on The Skills Revolution, Mary Rowe of the Canadian Urban Institute on Bringing Mainstreet Back to Life, Avery Shenfeld of CIBC on Megatrends and more!
  • A curated Pacific Northwest conference track that explores the cross-border challenges and solutions facing the Cascadia mega-region.
  • The release of the Economic Recovery Report focused on rebuilding and creating a resilient future for our region.

For the full event schedule and more details, please visit www.OurRisingEconomy.com.