Hamilton Economic Summit

Feb 25 Renewal Event

Richard Allen, director of Renew Hamilton, will be among the guest speakers at a community event hosted by the Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network. The event will focus on the theme of urban regeneration and touch on a range of topics from architectural design and... More

Rob MacIsaac at HES 2014

This 14-minute sound bite from the sixth Hamilton Economic Summit held in June 2014 features Rob MacIsaac, president and CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences, speaking on a number of topics, including ways existing businesses and start ups can assist in the transformation of healthcare... More

Redeemer at HES 2014

The president of Redeemer University College, Dr. Hubert Krygsman, spoke at this year’s Hamilton Economic Summit on the role of faith-based education in helping to advance hope and shared prosperity throughout our community. ACCESS AUDIO RECORDING BELOW Redeemer is a Christian, undergraduate, liberal arts... More

HES Airport Podcast

This audio clip from the 2014 Hamilton Economic Summit highlights the growing role of John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport as a driver of jobs, prosperity and international trade. The two speakers – board chair Ron Foxcroft and marketing & communications director Lauren Yaksich... More

Bruce Wood HES Podcast

Here’s a brief audio recording captured at the 2014 Hamilton Economic Summit that features Hamilton Port Authority CEO Bruce Wood speaking on the future of the port employment lands in the context of jobs and prosperity. He encourages us to be open to new... More

Gary Graham at HES 2014

Here’s a seven minute audio recording from this year’s Hamilton Economic Summit hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. It features remarks by Gary Graham, board chair of McMaster Innovation Park and past co-chair of the Hamilton Economic Summit, on the innovation process and... More

Evergreen at HES 2014

Here’s a 15 minute audio recording of Geoff Cape speaking at the Chamber’s 7th Hamilton Economic Summit held in June 2014. Cape is the founder and CEO of Evergreen, a Toronto-based not for profit focused on creating sustainable, green cities worldwide. Using the story... More

Tom Murphy at HES 2014

Renewal is on the rise in Hamilton. Now is the time to be clear and consistent about our city’s vision of tomorrow. And that vision needs to disrupt the status quo and produce dramatic, systemic change.  Otherwise, Hamilton risks defeat in the battle among... More

Chris Murray at HES 2014

Hamilton city manager Chris Murray spoke on the theme of “plans, partnerships and progress” at this year’s 7th Hamilton Economic Summit held on June 5 in downtown Hamilton. Access Recording Below Murray used the opportunity to present a case for tackling local issues –... More

McMaster President at Economic Summit

Citizenship, community engagement and youth were central themes in Dr. Patrick Deane’s talk at this year’s 7th Hamilton Economic Summit. The president of McMaster University spoke about the institution’s evolving role in the prosperity of Hamilton over time.  He highlighted McMaster’s well known contributions... More