Welcome to the Forward Summit Community

Integral to Forward Summit is making connections. Registered participants of Forward Summit will get early access to our Networking Portal, and be able to browse fellow registered participants,  and send 1-on-1 and group invitations.

This option is available to REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS ONLY.

Meet Your Next Business Opportunity

In 2023, a significant 88% of Forward Summit participants indicated their new connections directly lead to developing new business for their organization.

In addition to our Networking Portal, you’ll have opportunities to meet leaders at our Networking Breaks, Exhibition Floor, Opening Night Reception, and Designated Networking Spaces.

Not registered? Join the community now and get early access to networking opportunities by registering today.

58% of Participants are Senior Industry Decision Makers

Expect to connect with CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors, Partners, Chairpersons, Managing Directors, Chiefs, Indigenous Affairs Advisors, Indigenous Relations Consultants, Senior Advisors, Indigenous Education Strategists, Economic Development Directors, and Councilors, among various other professionals.

53% of Participants Self-Identified as Indigenous

Forward Summit participants represented over 250 Indigenous communities in 2023 including: Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Beaver First, Nation, Blackfoot, Kainai Nation , Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement, Cree/Anishinaabe, Cold Lake First Nations, Fort McKay First Nation, Enoch Cree First Nation, Îyârhe Nâkodâ, Metis Nation of Alberta, Stoney Nakoda First Nation, Tsuut’ina and many more!

Join Forward Summit & Start Making Connections

Forward Summit is full of networking opportunities even before event week. Start your networking experience by registering early, and enjoy forming deeper connections at the event during our multiple networking breaks, networking spaces, Opening Night Reception, and on our Networking Portal.

Come as a Team and Save!

Come as a team, make more connections, and leave empowered with a shared vision!

Connect with our team and download our Corporate Kit today to learn more about exclusive discounts for teams of four or more!


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