The Virtual Island Summit is a zero carbon conference designed to connect global islands and share their common experiences. The Summit will cover all 17 SDGs and other topics pertinent to island and remote territories as well as promoting cross-sector collaboration to emphasize the need for input and partnerships across the private, public, academic, and NGO sectors. The event aims to share knowledge about resilient, sustainable, and prosperous islands worldwide. Last year’s Virtual Island Summit had over 10,000 participants from over 500 islands and we are expecting VIS2022 to be bigger and better!

At the Virtual Island Summit 2022, you will have the opportunity to:

Why Sponsor the Virtual Island Summit 2022

Sponsoring the Virtual Island Summit is the most efficient way to reach key target audiences, prospect partners, and investors and gain visibility on a diverse range of island stakeholders.

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The VIS Audience in 2021

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Register now to attend the various online events taking place September 26th — October 2nd, 2022.

Registration is FREE, but spaces are limited, so reserve your spot now!

Can’t make the live event dates? No worries! Register for the event, and we’ll send you the replay link after the event. If you can attend live, you will be given the opportunity to ask questions to speakers and interact with other guests.

Please complete your registration today to ensure you get the latest updates, access to the live sessions and copies of the recordings!

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I attend the Virtual Island Summit?

    The summit is a unique and totally free experience! You can learn from world-leading experts from diverse backgrounds about the latest projects being deployed in island communities, with applications far beyond. Each session will be interactive with opportunities to ask questions and make connections. This year we are expanding to have even more features and especially networking opportunities with representatives of over 500 islands!

  • What’s new in 2022?

    We are continuing to build out our program to include new virtual features, and especially networking opportunities. We are continuing to expand program the Hubs and Ambassador programs, which allows our global virtual evennt to directly connect with local communities.


  • How much does the Summit cost? Do I need anything to participate?

    The summit is totally free!! You can sign up here and all you need to take part is and an internet connection and the Zoom webinar software. The networking sessions will be held on Remo, which is accessed directly in your browser.

  • How do I participate?

    All are welcome to participate in the summit – feel free to invite friends and colleagues. Participants can take part in every session, or simply chose the sessions most relevant to them and are all encouraged to join the social media conversation.


  • Will the Summit be recorded?

    The summit will be broadcast LIVE, taking place over multiple days in various timezones. Ideally, guests should join live for opportunities to ask questions and interact with fellow attendees. However, all sessions will be recorded and made available online a few weeks after the event.


  • What is Island Innovation?

    Island Innovation is a consultancy and advisory firm offering specialized services across various economic sectors. We bring together the private sector, government, NGOs and academia to advance innovation for sustainability in island communities worldwide. The organization works with diverse rural and island communities around the world to develop solutions for sustainable development. Island Innovation uses its global network to find innovative solutions with cutting-edge technology.


  • Can I speak or recommend a speaker or topic?

    We are continually adding more speakers and sessions! If you would like to nominate a speaker, click here.


  • Can I sponsor the Summit?

    We have limited opportunities for sponsors of specific sessions or the event as a whole. If you are interested in sponsoring the event click here and we will be in touch.


  • Can we organize a local screening of the summit?

    We are exploring opportunities to screen parts of the summits on islands around the world to ensure local communities can take part. If you would like to organize a screening on your island please get in touch.


  • How can I get involved with Island Innovation

    Thanks for your support! You can explore the Island Ambassadors program for opportunities to be involved.


  • Can I give feedback or make a suggestion?

    We always welcome ideas! Please get in touch.