DigiBC's mission is to promote, support and accelerate the growth of British Columbia's interactive and
digital media industry to the benefit of current and future generations.
Our membership is comprised of companies from the video game / interactive, animation, visual effects, VR / MR / AR, and digital marketing sectors, along with technology enablers and service providers who work alongside our members to help grow the creative technology economy in the province. We seek to achieve our goals through
Advocacy & Policy Engagement, Growth Programs, Talent Programs, Events, and Member Benefit Initiatives.
We had a great time at the
BC Tech Summit 2017
The #BCTECH Summit was the largest technology conference in BC showcasing the province’s vibrant tech industry. DigiBC was thrilled to be a part of the summit, with Chair, James Hursthouse, co-hosting the Digital Media Track on Day 1 (March 14th) and over 400 kids visiting our booth to 'Picture Themselves' in Creative Technology Careers.
Premier Christy Clark visits Finger Food Studios as provincial 'Job Makers'
On a visit to Finger Food Studios in Port Coquitlam Premier Christy Clark had the opportunity to meet the staff and take a demo of the VR/AR products being developed. The Premier congratulated the company on becoming key 'Job Makers' with the province, bringing well over a hundred jobs to Port Coquitlam.
Interview: Tim Teh, Co-Founder and
CEO of KANO/APPS
Victoria is home to a thriving cluster of video game studios. KANO/APPS, an independent studio founded by Tim Teh, Eric Alpini and Eric Haight back in 2008. KANO/APPS has grown into a role as one of the major game studios in our province's capital city, as well as a successful example of high tech entrepreneurship for British Columbia.
What We Do
Our mission is to help ensure that IDM, as a cornerstone of the broader technology sector, grows and thrives in the province to the benefit of current and future generations. We are involved in ongoing discussions with the government regarding short and long-term policy development, and working with leaders in education to help shape the curriculum from kindergarten through post-secondary to help better equip BC students for fulfilling career in IDM. We are engaged with programs to help grow the number and strength of IDM programs in the province, and hold a series of networking and professional development events. Member companies and their employees can take advantage of an ever-increasing number of member benefit programs.