The ONWARD Summit Discover cutting-edge ideas that will move your business forward and keep you one step ahead.

Challenge assumptions. Challenge thinking.  Challenge everything at the 2017 ONWARD Summit. Move your business forward and discover new possibilities.


ONWARD is two half days that bring together some of the smartest minds in business, innovation, technology and global trends.


Gain insight into the direction our world is going and be inspired.

From new modes of transportation that will change the way we live, to self-learning computers that mimic the human brain, to disruptive marketing and emerging technology that is transforming economies on a global scale, you will learn about cutting edge ideas that will keep you one step ahead.



Meet some of today’s most innovative thinkers and challenge the way you do business.

About the Calgary Chamber The voice of business in Calgary


The Calgary Chamber exists to help make businesses more successful, and in doing so, make Calgary the best place in the country to live, work and grow a business. It’s a job we’ve been proud to do for 126 years.


Through those years the Chamber and its members have helped build an incredibly entrepreneurial, innovative, world-beating city, all out of a dusty prairie.


Today the Chamber’s focus remains unwavering: to help grow your businesses and to improve the competitiveness of the business environment. To do this the Chamber connects business, helps them grow through programs and new strategies, and expands their influence with policymakers.