The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's FAST FORWARD series is a forward-looking platform to explore the people, ideas, and innovations that are shaping our lives and our businesses. 

Please explore this page to learn about our upcoming events and related content. 

For information on programming and sponsorship opportunities at our FAST FORWARD events, please contact Hilary Crow at

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FOOD FORWARD - July 19, 2017

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Food Forward
Tyler Wegmeyer, owner of Wegmeyer Farms (left), speaks with Casey Allen of Bayer at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's FOOD FORWARD summit, July 19, 2017.
© Joshua Roberts for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Our FOOD FORWARD summit took place on July 19, 2017. The session featured 10 speakers examining the way we will eat, produce, transport, and sell food over the next 25 years.

View the FOOD FORWARD Webcast here

SPORTS FORWARD - September 28, 2017

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Sports Forward
Suzanne Clark, senior executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, talks with George Pyne, CEO of Bruin Sports Capital, during the SPORTS FORWARD summit on September 28, 2017.
© Ian Wagreich, US Chamber of Commerce

SPORTS FORWARD was an energetic half-day event exploring the future of the sports and fitness industries. Featured topics ranged from unlocking investments in the sports industry; player health and safety; sports technology; the economic impact of sports in cities; the role of sports as a tool for social change; illegal streaming; and next-generation sports marketing.

View the SPORTS FORWARD Webcast here.


HEALTH FORWARD - October 18, 2016

On October 18, 2016, the U.S. Chamber and U.S. Chamber Foundation hosted the 5th Annual Health Care Summit: HEALTH FORWARD – a fast-paced program examining the future of health care and the people, ideas, and innovations that are leading the way.  

View the HEALTH FORWARD Webcast here

WORK FORWARD - July 11, 2016


Our first FAST FORWARD series event, WORK FORWARD, took place on July 11, 2016. Featuring topics included augmented reality in the workplace, the "No Vacation Nation," digital hiring, and the cost of bad meetings.   

View the WORK FORWARD Webcast here.