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  • 26 Jun 2024 by DigiBC

    La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec and XP Gaming are proud to present the Montréal International Game Summit (MIGS) 2024, Canada’s longest-running B2B video game conference dedicated to the business of gaming and the continued growth of Québec and Canada’s resilient video game industry. MIGS connects game publishers, investors, developers, and service providers for two days of global networking, expert speakers and panels, as well as a dedicated exhibit space featuring an indie game showcase. All events take place in Bonsecours Market (350 Rue Saint-Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1H2) between October 30-31, 2024.

    Use the official hotel reservation system to secure your room booking. These are high quality hotels that are close to the venue and the conference has negotiated excellent discounts. There's no upfront charge, and guests can enjoy hotel membership status benefits and collect points.
     

    TICKETS & INFO

    Use the code DIGIBCMIGS24 to receive a 15% discount on passes

     

    HOTEL BOOKING LINK

    Official MIGS hotel reservation booking system (book direct to save!)

     
     

  • 17 Jun 2024 by DigiBC

    Calling all IDM companies in British Columbia! Don't miss out on the opportunity to participate in this Canadian IDM Industry Profile Survey!

    DigiBC, ESAC and CIAIC have been working on this project which will be the first-ever full snapshot of BC’s IDM sector, and of Canada’s in 11 years. Nordicity, who works on our IDMTC reports that we share with the Ministry of Finance, is the firm conducting the study.

    We need your valuable input to create a comprehensive profile that will shape the future of the IDM industry in Canada. This will help us in our continued advocacy with the provincial government, as well as new advocacy on the federal level. This data is also essential to our work in representing industry interests locally and abroad, and it assists with identifying the economic impact the industry has in Canada.

    The questionnaire is streamlined and easy to fill out, and should take about 20 minutes to complete. It is open to companies of all sizes making:

    • Video Games
    • Interactive and Immersive Storytelling and Experiences, or
    • Interactive Educational Content  

    If you haven’t yet already, please participate in this survey as it is key to helping us create an accurate snapshot of BC's IDM sector. We appreciate your contribution to this nationwide endeavour! 🙏


    Video Game Studios
    Use this link if your company primarily works in the video game industry

    VIDEO GAME SURVEY LINK

     

    VR/AR/XR Studios
    Use this link if your company primarily builds immersive experiences (mixed reality exhibits, XR films, etc) or eLearning products and content

    VR/AR/XR SURVEY LINK

     


    Who should complete the survey?
    This would be best completed by someone at your company with in-depth knowledge of corporate financial and human resource information, as well as your company’s strategic direction. If you are not the appropriate person to be completing this survey, please pass it on to the individual best able to answer the questions.

    Confidentiality
    CIAIC, DigiBC, ESAC and Nordicity guarantee the confidentiality and protection of the data provided by your organization. Your responses to this survey will be combined with those of the other respondents for aggregate analysis only; under no circumstances will individual company data be communicated or disseminated.

    Survey Deadline
    Please respond no later than July 12, 2024

     

     

  • 03 Jun 2024 by DigiBC

    Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is seeking input from a wide range of stakeholders and partners to help them shape Canada’s next multi-year Immigration Levels Plan, which will be announced in the fall of 2024. This feedback will inform planning for the coming years, and help IRCC deliver better policies, programs, and services.

    Traditionally, the Immigration Levels Plan has set targets for the overall admissions per category and included a projection of how many permanent residents would be admitted to Canada each year. In an effort to better align the immigration system with the needs of the country, IRCC is expanding the scope of the ILP to include temporary resident arrivals.

    👉 If you’re interested in providing your feedback on the balance among different categories and programs, and how immigration can best support Canada from multiple perspectives, IRCC invites you to complete their online survey.

     

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS SURVEY

     

    • The survey may not automatically save your draft responses, so you can prepare in advance by downloading the survey.
    • If you would like to include other perspectives from within your organization, consult with your colleagues and submit one response on behalf of your company.
    • Closing date for the survey is June 30, 2024