Great Lakes Economic Forum & Sector Dialogues

What We Are Great At

Convening diverse government, business, academic, and non-profit interests and perspectives who share a commitment to the future economic growth and sustainability of the binational Great Lakes region.

Type of Professional Service:

business and public policy

Service Reach:

Great Lakes Region

Who We Are

The Great Lakes Economic Forum was launched in Chicago in 2015. The annual Forum is quickly emerging as the foremost gathering of top public-private sector decision-makers who gather each to shape the region’s long-term policy agenda.

What We Do

We rigorously research and conduct high quality analysis on issues of economic growth sustainable development in the Great Lakes economic region.

We convene leaders and experts to share their knowledge and diverse perspectives on the socioeconomic and environmental issues that matter most to the region.

We generate ideas and provide realistic solutions to advise governments on the future success of the region.

  • Impactful events
  • Evidenced based public policy research
  • Stakeholder research and engagement
  • Advocacy

Why Hire Us?

A member-driven, non-partisan, binational Forum and organization, the Council of the Great Lakes Region and the Great Lakes Economic Forum can be your trusted platform for promoting your brand and message to an elite audience of decision-makers and thought-leaders in the Great Lakes economic region.


Mark Fisher

President and CEO
(613) 668-2044

Contact Us

3247 Clearwater Crescent
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 7S3

(613) 668-2044