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OMDC’s 2012 Digital Dialogue Conference Gathers Over 200 Ontario Cultural Industry Leaders to Discuss Success in The Digital World

On January 12th, OMDC held its 2012 Digital Dialogue conference at the Allstream Centre in Toronto. Over 200 leaders in content creation from across Ontario’s book and magazine, film and television, music and interactive digital media industries as well as key creative financiers, venture capitalists, media buyers, and technology experts gathered to discuss and identify some of the keys to Success in the Digital World.

The Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport welcomed delegates and announced the 15 new projects supported through Ontario’s Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnerships Fund.

OMDC’s President and CEO, Karen Thorne-Stone began the day along with emcee Terry Fallis who introduced the keynote speaker: Chuck Underwood of The Generational Imperative.

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Hon. Michael Chan
Terry Fallis
Chuck Underwood


The Economic Club

The Economic Club presents:

Karen Thorne-Stone
President & CEO
Ontario Media Development Corporation

Bucking the Trend - Ontario's Thriving Creative Industries

Ontario’s creative industries are thriving – leading the world in innovation, content and technologies. The potential and opportunity to build on this success are considerable, but so are the challenges that we must overcome in this rapidly evolving digital marketplace and at a time of economic uncertainty. Now is the time to enhance our support and to invest in these important sectors in order to ensure that Ontario retains and strengthens our competitive position in the international marketplace.

Please join OMDC President and CEO, Karen Thorne-Stone to help tell this story of success and opportunity to industry and policy decision-makers and influencers at the Economic Club on February 7, 2012. Your support and attendance would be greatly appreciated! Information about purchasing tables or individual seats for this event at One King West can be found below.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
11:45 am -1:30 pm
One King Street West Hotel
1 King Street West

$79 Individual with tables of 10 available
lunch will be served
Advance registration is required
– numbers are limited
For tickets call (416) 306-0899, visit
or fax the attached registration form to (416) 306-0898

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