Discover the Indies Video Game Fair in Sherbrooke

Foire de jeux indie des studios quebecois

Sherbrooke, May 28, 2024 – Join the Quebec Video Game Guild this Saturday, June 1, 2024 at the Sherbrooke Entrepreneurship HQ to meet the creators of more than fifteen independent Quebec video game studios. This booth fair, organized by Entreprendre Sherbrooke, will allow you to discover games in preview, discuss promising careers in the sector, and learn about video game training programs. This event, open to the public, is part of the Ubisoft Entrepreneurial Caravan in the region, an initiative aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in the video game industry in Quebec. Each spring, this caravan visits different regions of Quebec, offering independent studios training opportunities, panels and activities focused on international marketing and marketing.

The Ubisoft Entrepreneurial Caravan is a key event for the regional development of our industry and the success of our independent studios across Quebec. We are thrilled to welcome this event to downtown Sherbrooke, where we officially inaugurated our new premises this year,” says Nathalie Jasmin, Director of the Ubisoft Sherbrooke studio.

“Since the visit of La Caravane entrepreneuriale to Sherbrooke in 2019, many video game studios have emerged, thus energizing the sector. The Guild is proud to contribute to the region’s strategic position in our industry. Sherbrooke is buzzing, and we are happy to be able to participate alongside our major partner Ubisoft,” said Jean Jacques Hermans, Executive Director of La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec.

The Ubisoft Entrepreneurial Caravan in Sherbrooke is an initiative of La Guilde, presented by National Bank in collaboration with Entreprendre Sherbrooke, Innoprofits Solutions, Synthèse and Xsolla.


WHAT: Quebec Studios Indie Game Fair, presented by Entreprendre Sherbrooke
WHEN: Saturday 1 June, from 13:00 to 16:00
WHERE: At the Sherbrooke Entrepreneurship HQ, 80 Wellington Street South, J1H 5C7
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About The Ubisoft Entrepreneurial Caravan

Every year for the past 7 years, independent video game studios have visited a region of Quebec to gather, attend training and marketing panels, meet international experts and meet the public to present their projects and professions. After Shawinigan in 2022 and Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean in 2023, this event is back in Sherbrooke in 2024. The Ubisoft Entrepreneurial Caravan of the Quebec Video Game Guild is a series of four annual events that aims to equip the next generation of entrepreneurs in the video game industry.

About La Guide du jeu vidéo du Québec

The Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec is a non-profit cooperative that brings together independent and international video game developers, creators, educational institutions and entrepreneurs in related fields established in Quebec. A unified voice of more than 300 members and a global leader in the industry, La Guilde is the largest group of its kind in the world.

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