The global climate crisis has sparked discussion, debate and determination to implement policy and actions to prevent further destruction – and anyone who wants to join the conversation needs to attend GLOBE 2020. Taking place between February 10 and 13 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, this international conference attended by thousands of corporate, government and youth leaders zeroes in on lucrative opportunities inspired by the clean economy and supports development of a greener future. Read on for five reasons you need to register right now for Globe 2020.

Celebrate 30 years of GLOBE  2020 marks GLOBE’s 30th anniversary, with organizers and attendees uniting to celebrate the largest and longest-running sustainable business summit and innovation showcase in North America. Since 1990, GLOBE has attracted 170,000 people from nearly 100 countries – and the 2020 event promises to be the biggest and most important yet. To commemorate 30 years of GLOBE, organizers are highlighting GLOBE VIPs (Very Impactful People) and the positive impact they’ve left on sustainability and business.

Attend the first-ever GLOBE Exchange  For the first time in 30 years, GLOBE will dedicate a full day to B2B networking and partnerships focused on cleantech. Taking place February 10, GLOBE Exchange offers lucrative matchmaking between innovators, investors and government. If you’re a buyer, you’ll find a treasure trove of investment opportunities to pique your interest. Innovators seeking capital can hook up with passionate investors. And everyone will find a roomful of peers to forge new connections and build on existing relationships.

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Check out the future of cleantech at Innovation Showcase  Dive into the future at GLOBE’s Innovation Showcase, where you can engage with mind-bending technologies that embrace and promote sustainability. Showcase is also where you’ll meet local and global leaders active in spheres such as smart cities, carbon productivity, and oceans and plastics (tip: bring lots of business cards!).

Expand your mind with compelling presentations and speakers  Over the past three decades, GLOBE has attracted passionate advocates for a sustainable future, and 2020 is no exception. Prepare to be riveted by empowering talks courtesy of speakers such as Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist at Texas Tech University; Megan Leslie, CEO of World Wildlife Fund Canada; and Eric Redman, CEO of Thunderbolt Clean Energy.

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Join the clean economy conversation at GLOBE Forum  Thought leaders in the public and private sectors are gearing up to challenge attendees across five provocative themes: climate crisis, sustainability as strategy, energy transformation, circular economy, and mobilizing capital. At GLOBE Forum, you’ll hear their insights, then join the conversation as we work together to generate impact, action and outcomes for individuals, businesses and, most importantly, the planet. Plan your time at Forum by browsing the schedule here.

Anyone who cares about the future of sustainable business, green economies and the health of our planet will find a likeminded community at GLOBE 2020. Register now by clicking here.