Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers for the most frequent questions about Island Innovation


How can we help you?

Through our services, we support the growth of organizations that develop sustainability projects or invest in island regions. Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions we receive from clients, partners, readers, and supporters.

Still have questions? Get in touch with our team!

Programs / Ambassador Program

There are a number of ways you can still contribute including content submissions and sharing news, best practices and insights with the community.

Programs / Ambassador Program
  • Applicants can be of any age
  • Have an island connectionBe passionate about islands issues, innovation and sustainable development
  • Have a desire to change the world
  • Must be highly motivated to represent their island/country in our network
  • Committed to participating in meetings and trainings
Programs / Ambassador Program

We anticipate that Ambassadors will be required to spend 1-2 hours per week throughout the year, with additional hours in busy periods. As part of your commitment you will be required to join in monthly training sessions and meetings as well as helping to promote our virtual events.

Programs / Fellowship Program

The Fellowship Program is conducted fully virtually, which allows us to accept applications from all over the world. 

Programs / Fellowship Program

Our Fellows will be given preference for job applications depending on their performance on the program, but they still need to apply and go through the selective process along with other internal and external candidates.

Programs / Fellowship Program

Yes! We can provide all the documentation needed for your institution if you fulfill the commitment that you had agreed to.

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.

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


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!

Services / Event Organization
We are experts in virtual events and you can benefit from our years of experience. We have sourced and tested many platforms, so are well-placed to advise you on the technology best suited to your needs. Island Innovations also offers marketing services and has a highly engaged community to which your event can be promoted.
Services / Event Organization
It all depends on your event requirements – no one event is the same! We work with clients to build custom events based on their needs. Please use our contact us page and provide an initial event brief.
The Island Innovation team delivers expert knowledge and experience related to a number of niche topics. Also, we have an engaged global island network, meaning that if we don’t have the experience in-house, we can help you identify the right experts for your project.
The most effective way to decide which of our services is the best fit is to get in touch with your specific requirements. Following this, we can then arrange a call or video meeting with you to discuss your goals in more detail and identify the best solution. Please contact us here.
Our expertise in sustainable development, community building and humanized communications makes us thrive in competitive markets. We have access to a unique exchange of knowledge through our global network of more than 130,000 engaged members. Island Innovation is a trusted resource within island communities and only works with organizations which support our mission.
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