Upcoming OMDC - Supported Events
Jan. 31 | Interactive Ontario’s iLunch Series 10.3: Ten Tips for Mobile Success - If you make it, will they come?
Your mobile IP needs to have the right business strategy in order to get the best return on investment. This session will focus on helping game developers and IDM producers to find the right growth and exit strategies. Just a few of the topics and tips covered in this session will include: Examining free to play versus paid models, innovative and successful promotional methods, increasing exposure and purchases, virtual goods/add-ons and micro transaction options.
Feb. 29-Mar. 2 | CMPA’s Prime Time in Ottawa 2012 will be held at The Westin Hotel in Ottawa. Join us for an action-packed three days with top industry leaders and government insiders.
Mar. 2-3 | The Toronto Urban Music Summit at The Toronto Urban Music Festival is aimed at urban businesses, urban professionals and artist managers and artists who want to network and grow their businesses.
Upcoming Industry Events
On February 27th, the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) will be hosting an investor pitch session for the creative industries. This session follows on a similar pitch session held last May. These sessions are an opportunity for selected entrepreneurs to present their proposals for financing to interested investors and secure investment or receive feedback. Entrepreneurs from the film, television, music, interactive digital media, book publishing and magazine publishing industries are encouraged to submit their investment proposal by February 7, 2012, to be reviewed for this event. For questions, please contact email@example.com.
Mar. 9-19 | SXSW Music and Media Festival, Austin Texas - Filmmakers and interactive producers, publishers and entrepreneurs come together at this internationally-renowned festival that draws culture and lifestyle media in the thousands and key opinion leaders in the tens of thousands. For the past eight years, the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) has created an initiative called The Canadian Blast & BBQ that has really put the Canadian Music Industry in the spotlight during the festival. For participating companies The Canadian Blast activities include:
- The Canada Stand, a four-day film/interactive/music combined trade show;
- Canadian Blast BBQ (March 14th, 2012); and the 3-day/evening Canada House at Trinity Hall (formerly Upstairs at the Paradise Cafe);
- Overall integrated Canada Blast Marketing Campaign including SXSW magazine ads, a media relations consultant, social media, and on-the-ground marketing campaign.
CIMA is proud to lead The Canadian Blast and is looking to open up this traditionally led music mission to engage Canadian companies and associations in the film and interactive sectors who may be looking for an opportunity to raise their profile at SXSW. By joining The Canadian Blast, companies can reduce cost, logistics and take advantage of the positive reputation that Canadian music enjoys at SXSW. For further information please contact Donna Murphy at CIMA. Tel: 416-485-3152, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mar. 21-25 | Canadian Music Week (Toronto, Ontario) is a mini global village for artists and industry executives from around the world and all sectors of the business to engage in a free trade of ideas. Through seminars, debates, keynotes/celebrity interviews (ranging from the likes of Gene Simmons, Slash, Dave Stewart to Jamie Cullum, Jaron Lanier, Seymour Stein and Bruce Allen), and mentoring sessions, our conferences attract more than 3,000 delegates, all assembling to be informed about the state of their marketplace, learn about cutting-edge technologies and trends, network and build lasting relationships with tomorrow’s leaders.