Partnership

Become an influential member in the Ontario Video Game and Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Industry by becoming an Interactive Ontario Partner.

We build meaningful partnerships with businesses and organizations that offer products and services aligned to meet the needs of our 130+ member companies.

As a not for profit organization we need your support financing our initiatives. Through our wide-range of flexible sponsorship packages, we will work closely with you and your team to build a valuable partnership.

Help us to succeed on our mission to inspire, unite, and enable Ontario’s video game and interactive digital media community to achieve long-term growth and prosperity. Contact our team today to discuss your options, and connect your company with Ontario’s leading studios.

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Interactive Ontario Sponsorship Packages

Impact Forum

Interactive Ontario’s Annual Impact Forum is a policy forum bringing together IO’s Expand and Torchbearer Members to discuss growth opportunities and policy development impacting the Video Game and IDM Sector in Ontario.

Impact Forum Participants

Executives of leading companies in Ontario and additional stakeholders invited to a networking event closing the policy forum.

  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Impact Forum
  • Prominent logo display on all invitations and related materials
  • Prominent logo on screen displays where applicable
  • Invitation for 2 people to attend Networking Event
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed at Registration Desk
  • Branding on Lanyards for attendees
  • Opportunity for additional swag give-away (self provided) at Registration Desk
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Impact Forum
  • Prominent logo display on all invitations and related materials
  • Prominent logo on screen displays where applicable
  • Invitation for 2 people to attend Networking Event
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed at Coffee Station (AM & PM)
  • Opportunity for swag give away (self provided) at Coffee Station (AM & PM)
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Impact Forum
  • Prominent logo display on all invitations and related materials
  • Prominent logo on screen displays where applicable
  • Invitation for 2 people to attend Networking Event
  • Opportunity to present opening remarks / play short promotional video at lunch
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed at front of room
  • Table top signs (IO provided) at all lunch tables
  • Opportunity for swag give away (self provided) at lunch tables
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Preferred Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Impact Forum
  • Prominent logo display on all invitations and related materials
  • Prominent logo on screen displays where applicable
  • Invitation for 2 people to attend Networking Event
  • Opportunity to present welcoming remarks / play short promotional video at the beginning of the networking event.
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed at Bar
  • Opportunity for swag give away (self provided) near Bar
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Preferred Partner

Your level of investment will provide you with additional IO Partnership benefits

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IO Partner Tiers

IO Connect

Interactive Ontario will be hosting four hybrid Keynote presentations followed by B2B networking events and access to B2B networking lounges over the next year. Each Keynote will address current business barriers and opportunities with industry experts from around the globe.

2022

  • IO Connect: The Future of Game Audio/Music (Dec 2022)

2023

  • IO Connect; Labour Gaps and Opportunities in Ontario (Feb 2023)
  • IO Connect: Indie Game Success (April 2023)
  • IO Connect: Trends in Financing/Publishing (June 2023)
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed in Main Networking Area near Bar
  • Opportunity for swag give-away (self provided) in Main Networking Area near Bar
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed in Main Networking Area
  • Opportunity for swag give away (self provided) in Main Networking Area
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed near the DJ
  • Opportunity for swag giveaway (self provided) announced by DJ
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed at Entrance of B2B Networking Lounge
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • Opportunity for additional swag give away (self provided) at Entrance of B2B Networking Lounge
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed at Registration Desk
  • Branding on Lanyards for attendees
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • Opportunity for additional swag give-away (self provided) at Registration Desk
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner

Your level of investment will provide you with additional IO Partnership benefits

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IO Partner Tiers

Industry Research: Labour Study

Interactive Ontario (IO), in collaboration with the City of Toronto, is conducting a province-wide quantitative and qualitative study, Ontario’s Creative Tech Workers – A Benchmarking Study, to identify labour gaps and opportunities in Ontario’s Video Game and Interactive Digital Media (IDM) and esports industries with research partner ICTC (The Information and Communications Technology Council).

  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed in Main Networking Area near Bar
  • Opportunity for swag give-away (self provided) in Main Networking Area near Bar
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed in Main Networking Area
  • Opportunity for swag give away (self provided) in Main Networking Area
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed near the DJ
  • Opportunity for swag giveaway (self provided) announced by DJ
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed at Entrance of B2B Networking Lounge
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • Opportunity for additional swag give away (self provided) at Entrance of B2B Networking Lounge
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Communinty Partner
  • Recognition as a Partner at the beginning and end of the Hybrid Keynote
  • Prominent logo display on all marketing materials
  • Prominent logo on LiVECAST hybrid web broadcast
  • Invitation for 2 people to participate in person and attend Networking Event
  • 2 additional online only tickets
  • Banners (self provided) prominently displayed at Registration Desk
  • Branding on Lanyards for attendees
  • Branded B2B Networking Lounge Table (table top sign provided by IO)
  • Opportunity for additional swag give-away (self provided) at Registration Desk
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner

Your level of investment will provide you with additional IO Partnership benefits

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IO Partner Tiers

Industry Research: Scale Up

Ontario is the hotbed of innovative video game studios in Canada. They are poised for growth and it is imperative that we provide the business conditions to help them scale up. Therefore, Interactive Ontario (IO) is conducting research to understand the factors contributing to the success of Canadian Video Game scaleups and reviewing how Video Game companies are being supported to scale up in seven peer jurisdictions: the United Kingdom (UK), France, Germany, the European Union (EU), Finland, Sweden and Singapore.

We recognize and greatly appreciate your commitment to the video game and interactive digital media industry in Ontario by supporting the costs of research and the development of this critical resource for industry stakeholders to formulate strong scale up strategies.

  • IO’s Industry Research reports are available online and downloadable as a PDF
  • Reports are widely distributed by IO, IO’s Industry Supporters, and Members
  • Reports remain accessible for at least 3 years 
  • Sponsors are prominently recognized with logos at the beginning of the published report
  • Sponsors are thanked and recognized in all promotional materials (social media, newsletters, website, etc,)

Your level of investment in the Scale Up study will provide you with IO Partner benefits

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IO Partner Tiers

The Lodgge

The Lodgge is designed to celebrate and champion Ontario studios and the incredible projects they develop. It is a home for anyone actively interested in what our province has to offer. By combining daily news, podcasts, Twitch live streams, jobs, events, and more, The Lodgge is a one-stop shop for thousands of video game fans and talent from across the province and around the world.

A monthly podcast hosted by Interactive Ontario’s Scott Milley and featuring a renowned senior talent from an Ontario video game studio. This package includes a per-episode or per-year option. Please contact us for details.

  • Verbal recognition as a sponsor during Intro and Outro segments
  • Optional 30 second clip in the middle (self-provided)
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
Features four Ontario studio job openings at a time, and focuses on Entry-Mid level positions

  • Prominent logo recognition at top of section
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner

A monthly Twitch live stream, featuring a new and relevant Ontario-made game and a member of the development/communications team. This package includes a per-episode or per-year option. Please contact us for details.

  • Prominent logo recognition at top of section
  • Verbal recognition as a sponsor during Intro and Outro segments
  • Optional 30 second clip in the middle (self-provided)
  • Prominent logo recognition in lower 3rd of the screen for whole length of podcast
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner
Includes over 100 Ontario-produced games, screenshots, and links to available platform stores. This package includes a per-month or per-year option. Please contact us for details.

  • Prominent logo recognition at top of page
  • Recognition in copy at all instances of the “Games Library” (ex. Ontario Games Library brought to you by (Company Name)
  • Optional media placement (graphic, logo, etc)
  • Prominent placement of logo at footer of website across all pages
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Preferred Partner
This package includes a per-month or per-year option. Please contact us for details.

  • Prominent logo recognition at  top of section
  • Optional media placement (graphic)
  • Prominent placement of logo at footer of website across all pages
  • All the benefits of becoming an IO Community Partner

We are glad to discuss tailored content partnerships.


Your level of investment will provide you with additional IO Partnership benefits

 

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IO Partner Tiers

Community Partner

with sponsorship value over $5K

Preferred Partner

with sponsorship value over $10K
  • Everything in Community Partner and…
  • Partner’s session (an exclusive session with IO members)

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We look forward to discussing these with you to tailor a sponsorship package that suits your needs.

Thank you for supporting Interactive Ontario on our mission to inspire, unite and enable Ontario’s Video Game and Interactive Digital Media community to achieve long-term growth and prosperity.

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