Current Programming

Keynotes

Interactive Ontario’s Keynotes are a series of online events in which IO will invite leading experts to present timely video game and interactive digital media trends, ideas and strategies to industry members and stakeholders.

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Masterclass

Interactive Ontario’s Masterclass enables professionals in Video Game and Interactive Digital Media to advance specific skills and knowledge in a meaningful way, with the support of peers and experts.

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Black Youth Action Plan

IO’s Black Youth Action Plan (BYAP) program works toward eliminating systemic, race-based disparities by increasing opportunities for black youth in Ontario’s video game and interactive digital media (IDM) sector.

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Indie Superboost

Indie Superboost is an industry led effort bring people together for candid, in depth, authentic sharing, helping each other to share stories, ask questions, and come through the realities of succeeding as a sustainable Indie studio.

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Upcoming Programming

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B2B Opportunities

IO will continue to organize missions and B2B meetings in 2022.

To start, IO is planning an in-person mission to the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in March 2022 (pending evolving COVID restrictions), organized in collaboration with the Canadian Interactive Alliance/l’Alliance Interactive Canadienne

Past Programming

  • Masterclass: Pitch Perfect
    Published On: August 9th, 2022Tags:

    Learn how to refine your pitch and have a greater opportunity for success when meeting with Publishers and Investors.

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  • Masterclass: Marketing for Video Games
    Published On: July 12th, 2022Tags:

    Improve your studio’s Marketing and PR strategies in video games with PR expert Astrid Rosemarin and Chris Zukowski of howtomarketagame.com.

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  • Masterclass Game Business Success
    Published On: June 21st, 2022Tags:

    In this Masterclass, you’ll work with global Game business expert Jason Della Rocca to improve your chances of commercial success as an independent studio.

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  • Published On: June 16th, 2022Tags:

    Join us for a Fireside Chat with Simon Carless for insights into how consumers find games in the 2020’s, discoverability and marketing strategies.

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  • Masterclass: OIDMTC Case Study
    Published On: May 6th, 2022Tags:

    Our Masterclass Expert is prepared to walk you through the Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit (OIDMTC) application process.

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  • Masterclass: Pitch Perfect
    Published On: April 28th, 2022Tags:

    Learn how to refine your pitch and have a greater opportunity for success when meeting with Publishers and Investors.

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