The Canadian Water Summit was launched in 2009 and has grown into Canada’s largest and most diverse annual gathering of business, government, and non-profit water leaders, attracting 250+ influential attendees to Toronto each June. In 2016, the event expanded to include a week’s worth of events, including ministerial and international keynote speakers, intimate roundtables, B2B matchmaking, dynamic exhibitor sessions, young professional networking, active field excursions, and the Waters Next awards gala. The week showcases the industry’s best, while offering a forum to highlight new ideas, key business drivers, and industry discussions. The week is spearheaded by the Blue Events Inc. in conjunction with Actual Media and Water Canada magazine, in partnership with the industry associations, government agencies, and corporate leaders that are significant to the Canadian economy.
Notable Past Participants and Speakers:
Juan Alsace, Rob Andrews, Edward Burtynsky, Margaret Catley-Carson, Judith Guichon, Brenda Lucas, David Miller, Glen Murray, Mary Polak, Bob Sanford, and the Hon. Amarjeet Sohi.
- 1. To inspire, educate and energize decision-makers who are influential in Canadian water management and business leaders whom have an impact on water;
- 2. To fuel innovation leadership in the water sector, and its significant economic contribution to Canada;
- 3. To create a unique environment for industry professional to gain valuable knowledge as well as exceptional networking and relationship building opportunities;
- 4. To inspire and foster the next generation of water leaders who will champion the blue economy.
senior level business executives, government policy makers, clean tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, non-government leaders