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GGaide, the Quebec video game industry’s fundraising conference for Centraide, returns December 6

Gear up for the most anticipated event in the Quebec video game industry! GGaide, the annual fundraising conference for Centraide (United Way), returns on December 6 with a captivating exploration of 30 years of game creation in Quebec. Early-bird tickets are on sale now for this day-long journey of knowledge, networking, and giving back.

GIVING BACK IS A MULTIPLAYER GAME

An initiative of Techaide organized by Behaviour Interactive, Rovio and Tencent, with the support of LG2, GGaide is a unique opportunity for people in the video game industry to come together, learn, and have a positive impact on the lives of those who need it most. This year’s GGaide aims to raise $200,000 for programs run by Centraide combatting social exclusion and poverty.

30 YEARS OF VIDEO GAMES IN QUEBEC

The day-long conference taps the enthusiasm and showcases the expertise of Quebec’s world-leading video game industry, which employs more than 15,000 people and has evolved into one of the top five game development hubs in the world over the past three decades.

Animated by Fred Bastien, a well-known producer, director, host and artist, the conference will explore this storied and colourful history and consider the future of Quebec’s video game industry through keynotes and panel discussions on topics that include:

  • a study from la Guilde des jeux vidéo du Québec will present data showcasing the key ingredients of Quebec’s video game success story followed by a panel discussion Look to the future: predictions of the Quebec gaming industry with Chris Chancey and other distinguished panellists;
  • a look at the impact of Assassin’s Creed on the local industry, with Patrice Desilets and other important contributors;
  • Behaviour Interactive’s international success story;
  • the AI revolution and gaming;
  • and more!

“Giving back is a multiplayer game, and that’s truly what we were inspired to do with GGaide,” says François Pelland, Vice President IEG Global at Tencent. “This is THE must-attend philanthropy event for the video game industry, one that gathers leaders and experts under one roof for a day of inspiring conferences, panels, and discussions, all to benefit Centraide.”

EVENT DETAILS: GGAIDE 2023

WHEN: December 6, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Mila Institute, 6650 Saint-Urbain Street, Montreal, H2S 3H1
and online

TICKETS: All proceeds from the conference will go to Centraide (United Way) to combat social exclusion and poverty through innovative initiatives and corporate campaigns.

Tickets for the in-person event are now on sale $100. This includes a welcome breakfast and post-event networking happy hour. Online tickets are $50. https://www.ggaide.org/en

Giving Back is a Multiplayer Game – Join Us at GGaide 2023!

Gear up for the most anticipated event in the Quebec video game industry! GGaide, the annual fundraising conference for Centraide (United Way), returns on December 6 with a captivating exploration of 30 years of game creation in Quebec. Early-bird tickets are on sale now for this day-long journey of knowledge, networking, and giving back.

GIVING BACK IS A MULTIPLAYER GAME

An initiative of Techaide organized by Behaviour Interactive, Rovio and Tencent, with the support of LG2, GGaide is a unique opportunity for people in the video game industry to come together, learn, and have a positive impact on the lives of those who need it most. This year’s GGaide aims to raise $200,000 for programs run by Centraide combatting social exclusion and poverty.

30 YEARS OF VIDEO GAMES IN QUEBEC

The day-long conference taps the enthusiasm and showcases the expertise of Quebec’s world-leading video game industry, which employs more than 15,000 people and has evolved into one of the top five game development hubs in the world over the past three decades.

Animated by Fred Bastien, a well-known producer, director, host and artist, the conference will explore this storied and colourful history and consider the future of Quebec’s video game industry through keynotes and panel discussions on topics that include:

  • a study from la Guilde des jeux vidéo du Québec will present data showcasing the key ingredients of Quebec’s video game success story followed by a panel discussion Look to the future: predictions of the Quebec gaming industry with Chris Chancey and other distinguished panellists;
  • a look at the impact of Assassin’s Creed on the local industry, with Patrice Desilets and other important contributors;
  • Behaviour Interactive’s international success story;
  • the AI revolution and gaming;
  • and more!

“Giving back is a multiplayer game, and that’s truly what we were inspired to do with GGaide,” says François Pelland, Vice President IEG Global at Tencent. “This is THE must-attend philanthropy event for the video game industry, one that gathers leaders and experts under one roof for a day of inspiring conferences, panels, and discussions, all to benefit Centraide.”

EVENT DETAILS: GGAIDE 2023

WHEN: December 6, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Mila Institute, 6650 Saint-Urbain Street, Montreal, H2S 3H1
and online

TICKETS: All proceeds from the conference will go to Centraide (United Way) to combat social exclusion and poverty through innovative initiatives and corporate campaigns.

Tickets for the in-person event are now on sale $100. This includes a welcome breakfast and post-event networking happy hour. Online tickets are $50. https://www.ggaide.org/en

Giving Back is a Multiplayer Game – Join Us at GGaide 2023!

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