- Significant discounts on IO events and programmes, including: INplay, X-Summit, GameON: Finance and iLunches
- Free Networking opportunities with industry peers at our regular Interact Events
- Free job postings on Interactive Ontario's website, a $70 value per posting!
- Promotion of member news and projects in the industry newsletter, ON:news
- Discounts on Partner events, including events hosted by members the CIAIC which include: Alliance Numerique, Digital Alberta, Interactive Media Alliance of P.E.I. (IMA), New Media Manitoba and DigiBC
- Discounts on products and services (see below)
Unity is an award-winning, breakthrough game development platform with more than 500,000 registered users worldwide (including Bigpoint, Electronic Arts and Cartoon Network). Its most recent recognition includes:
- Game Developers Conference (GDC) Best
- #1 game engine for traditional and casual games (Game Developer Magazine readers)
- Telegraph Tech Start-Up 100
As a platform for web, mobile and console development, Unity offers stunning quality and blazing speed making it the tool for the job.
IO members receive a minimum 10% discount on Unity licensing.
Games Software Training
design3 is a game development portal that streams over 1,000 award-winning HD training videos to studios and developers. Their training covers the production pipeline for Unity, UDK, Source, Blender, 3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, Mixamo, Allegorithmic Substance and more.
IO Member Discounts:
- IO members receive 25% Off Annual design3 Memberships
- IO members receive 10% Off 6 Month and Monthly Memberships
Media Sharing Services
BackSpin provides a simple and efficient method of sharing large media files with colleagues, suppliers, and partners for review and discussion. Drag and drop files of almost any media type from your computer and BackSpin automatically converts that file into a light–weight, mulit–device compatible format. Place the file into a production folder and it’s immediately accessible to anyone granted access to your account and the specific production. With an advanced screening room, set and capture cue points for inclusion in targeted comments.
Visit BackSpin details - IO members receive a 10% discount.
Lyreco is a worldwide, web-based provider
of office supplies, with extensive client-base in Europe.
A full range of office supplies with specially discounted rates for io members:
- 57% discount on items not included on the price list.
- Free next day delivery
- Easy online ordering tool
The Benefits Trust (under Jones Brown Insurance Brokers) are providers of customized administration services and are experienced in designing plans that provide employers with control over employee benefit costs.
Provides IO members with a tailored benefit plan encompassing Life & Disability insurance coverage, Health and Dental expenses incorporating a contribution budget, and administration services.
Front Row Insurance offers brokerage specializing in Entertainment related risks.
Provides IO members with customized insurance programs that are tailored to their organizaitions.
International leader in professional-grade electronics and office products.
IO members can purchase office equipment including fax machines, photocopiers and printers at preferential rates.
Playback Magazine is Canada's production, broadcasting and interactive media business news source, offering an intimate view of television, film and interactive industry events.
IO Members receive a 30% discount on a new one-year subscription to Playbackonline.ca. Regularly $129.95, now only $89.95 for Interactive Ontario members.
Real Estate Services
DTZ Barnicke provides a comprehensive range of brokerage services and value-added business advice in commercial real estate.
Receive exclusive IO member benefits for real estate consulting and brokerage services.
The Liberty Entertainment Group have an impressive roster of unique venues that garner immediate recognition.
- Book lunch or diner at The Rosewater Room and receive $20-$50 off*
- Line bypass and no cover at The Courthouse and C Lounge
- Discounts on corporate bookings at the Liberty Grand Rosewater Room and The Courthouse.
* Restrictions may apply; not valid with any other offer.
The Gladstone is a social and cultural incubator facilitating sustainable and accessible ways of experiencing art, culture, community and local cuisine.
Offers discounted rates on Classic artist designed rooms for $145/night (reg. $195) as well as "Gimme More" rooms $165 (reg. $215).