Thursday, October 20, 2011

Reasons to attend DIG!!

There are many reasons to be at DIG, but here is our list of just a few Awesome Reasons for you to attend:

1.Newly added Web Developers Stream:

New to DIG 2011, the Web Developer stream connects web developers across all platforms for networking, knowledge sharing, and workshops on emerging trends and technologies. The Gamification of the Web is the theme we will be exploring in collaboration with some of Canada's leading online game developers including Antic Entertainment and many more.

2.Explode Code

Features a series of deeply technical presentations focused on practical applications in a variety of languages. Code samples and a hacker lab space provide the opportunity to apply new ideas and techniques and collaborate with other developers throughout the day


Hang out and play Canadian made games for console, PC, web, and handheld devices with the people who made them! DIGx is an interactive space for DIG delegates and video game fans to level and lounge.


The DIG Gala Dinner pulls together industry leaders in digital interactive media and complimentary sectors. Join executives, publishers, developers, technology service providers and digital interactive media industry leaders for our annual Gala Dinner. The keynote address will be by Volker Hirsch (Director Business Development RIM)

5.Big Blue Bubble Game Competition

Drop by the Big Blue Bubble Competition design booth at DIG 2011 to see the work in progress. The finished game design will be announced at the DIG Dinner on Wednesday, November 16th!


This is an industry party exclusive for those who purchase the full conference pass or by invite only. Host bar until mid-night, munchies, and entertainment provided.

7.Game Career Presentation

Join community high school students while they ask college, university, and industry leaders about the game industry and what it takes to begin a career in game development.


DIG and OMDC have organized a half-day intensive mini-MBA. Taking place on day two of DIG, the Mini MBA will provide seminars to equip Ontario’s independent game developers with practical business knowledge that they can immediately implement in their studios. Pin It

Monday, October 17, 2011

DIG in the news

DIG 2011 has been featured in a recent blog post on The post compares DIG to other gaming events and commends DIG on the unique business insight that is tied into the conference. The blog explains how DIG uses industry speakers to equip attendees with information on succeeding in the gaming industry.

This year’s conference will feature additional business support by offering a Mini MBA event combining workshops and presentations. Participants will receive practical business knowledge that they can immediately implement in their studios. Topics will include Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Systems, and Markets. is a comprehensive video games resource. The site covers news, reviews and exclusive features about the gaming industry.

The full article can be found here.

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