By becoming a member of Interactive Ontario you are joining leading interactive digital media companies in supporting our efforts to provide growth opportunities for the IDM sector in Ontario. Interactive Ontario is the voice of the interactive digital media sector with all levels of government, working closely with them to ensure the needs of the IDM sector are represented in the policymaking process.
IO also makes connections for IDM companies through research, events, partnerships, trade missions and other opportunities for members.
In addition to supporting IO’s industry advocacy, industry development efforts, and projects, members of Interactive Ontario receive the following exclusive member benefits:
Discounts on IO events, including the monthly iLunch series and annual GameON: Ventures conference
Free tickets to our monthly Interact networking events, held the second Wednesday of each month
Unlimited free postings on IO’s job board, a value of $70 per posting
Discounts on partner events (past events have included FITC, Banff World Media Festival, Digifest and many, many more)
Promotion of your news and events through our newsletter
A bi-weekly members only newsletter with exclusive opportunities for IO members
The ability to shape our advocacy work by joining committees or providing consultation on key issues
Access to invite-only events and opportunities
Discounts on products and services – see details below
Becoming a member
Class A (formerly Full Membership) is open to all companies (including sole proprietorships) engaged in the creation of interactive digital media in Ontario. Class B (formerly Supporting Membership) is open to companies working to support the IDM industry through related professional services. Member benefits are the same for both, but only Class A may vote at our Annual General Meeting.
Membership is renewed on an annual basis, on the date your company joined. Membership fees are based on the size of your company. If you are a non-profit organization, please contact us for our non-profit rates.
BackSpin is a performance measurement platform for media producers. Securely and efficiently share video and audio content between colleagues, suppliers, and partners for review & discussion. Designed for content producers, BackSpin facilitates the distribution of pre-release content to targeted audiences while tracking detailed metrics on user engagement.
Visit BackSpin for details – IO members receive a 10% discount.
Front Row is pleased to enhance the benefits of an IO membership by removing $50 of fees on each of 2 separate insurance programs to meet the needs of member companies. They will take $50 off the fees for the Business Office Package, which typically costs $650/yr, and covers theft, fire and water damage, contents, liability and tenants improvements. This a great package for start-ups. They will also reduce their fees by $50 on their ONE-2-3D Production Program, which provides coverage for IP, data security, key creatives, business interruption, equipment coverage, and more. Custom solutions are provided on a same-day basis. Simply email Steve Beatty at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 416-642-3294. A code is required – members can email email@example.com for the code. Buying 2 programs entitles your company to a $100 reduction.
TeamWorks is pleased to extend a special introductory offer to Interactive Ontario Members.
If you are looking for proven facilitation services for your next strategic planning session, off-site retreat, board meeting or conference, TeamWorks delivers professional, strategic planning services that align teams, improves accountability and achieves results. Their process and methodology really work to improve team communication, commitment and ability to deliver great results!
Whatever your company size, culture or industry, you can trust TeamWorks to help you achieve your meeting objectives and improve organizational performance. Learn more about their services here.
**Interactive Ontario Members: receive a 15% discount on all TeamWorks services with their initial engagement. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how to redeem this offer.