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.
Vancouver's VR/AR Reputation Draws Interest From South Korea
Vancouver’s growing reputation as a hub for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology development is now drawing international interest, with a delegation of South Korean firms visiting the city to explore the possibilities for a deeper partnership. Read the full article here.
BCIT's VR/AR Program
Did you know that BCIT partnered up with Microsoft Vancouver to develop a VR/AR program? It launched last fall and is a first-of-its-kind! If you're looking to augment your software development skills then this could be the right fit for you. Find out more here.
Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Extended to 2019
Great news for the tech sector! The BC government announced that they will be extending the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) tech pilot program for another year to 2019. Read the full article here.
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 a 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.