MIGS 23: A varied program focused on the dynamics of the video game industry in Quebec and its progress

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Topics of discussion will include intellectual property, commercialization and renewal.

Montreal, November 1, 2023 – Montreal will host MIGS 23 (Montreal International Game Summit), an initiative presented by La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec and produced in partnership with XP Gaming. This edition of MIGS 23 will be greatly expanded to highlight the significant growth of the video game industry in Quebec on the world stage and the multiple development opportunities that result from it.

The event will be held on November 8 and 9, 2023 at Montreal’s Marché Bonsecours, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., offering a variety of conferences and panels (more than fifteen in total). These sessions will allow participants to deepen their knowledge, prepare for future challenges, and explore opportunities for networking and professional and business development.

This exceptional edition of MIGS 23 refocuses on business-to-business business opportunities, underscoring the objective of further stimulating the growth of the video game industry in Quebec, which is already booming. The event will bring together renowned industry players, internationally renowned speakers and panelists, as well as an exhibition showcasing more than 60 local and international brands.

The topics covered will include intellectual property, an essential element in preserving the revenues of Québec creations, fostering innovation and guaranteeing commercial success. In addition, successful companies such as Behaviour Interactive and Gameloft Montreal will share their success stories, strategies and challenges, while highlighting the self-publishing and marketing of indie games.

The event will also explore major business issues, such as successful cross-sector collaborations and solutions to address the labour shortage, particularly for management positions. Artificial intelligence and its potential impact on the video game industry will also be at the heart of the discussions, with a focus on its ethical use.

MIGS 23 promises to be a unique opportunity for the entire industry to come together in a friendly setting, promoting exchanges and meetings that are crucial for the evolution of the sector. More than 200 delegates from 23 countries will be present to get closer to the Quebec industry and establish profitable partnerships with local studios.

If you’d like to take part in this captivating event, you can reserve your spot at the box office and immerse yourself for two full days in the heart of the video game industry.

About La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec,

It is a non-profit organization that brings together independent and international video game developers, creators, educational institutions and entrepreneurs active in Quebec. The Guild is a world leader in this sector, with a community of more than 300 members, forming the largest group of its kind in the world.

About XP Gaming

The company connects the video game industry globally by facilitating business development, recruitment, and education through business-to-business conferences that bring together companies, investors, and experts. XP Gaming manages recruitment initiatives through its proprietary job platform and hosts Career Day events. She is also committed to the field of education by helping future professionals better understand their career prospects and options.

About Marc Shakour

Former video game programmer, columnist, teacher, competitor ... Marc has always been very familiar with the world and industry of video games. He decided to help neophytes about it, to discover new universes, worlds and fantastic creatures.

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