The virtual Caravan: an event to support Quebec’s video game industry

Ubisoft, La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec and Québec EPIX, in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and the Government of Quebec, announce that the third edition of The Caravan will be held from June 16 to July 10, an initiative in support of independent video game studios in Quebec.

The cancellation of all trade shows due to the epidemic has resulted in a break in the game marketing cycles. Indeed, 40% of Québec studios were in the marketing stage to find publishers or investors for international missions. Therefore, this year, The Caravane is supporting sales efforts in virtual format. Among other things, the program will offer training to improve its sales pitch in order to maximize the impact of its online presentation. In addition, it will allow professional exchanges to develop new business opportunities with international delegates and investors in order to support the marketing of video game producers abroad.

“Now more than ever, our industry needs to stick together and help each other to keep up the momentum. Congratulations to La Guilde, EPIX and the partners who were able to reinvent the concept of La Caravane and enable Canadian entrepreneurs to perfect their approach with publishers and international investors. “added Francis Baillet, Vice President – Corporate Affairs at Ubisoft.

To register, visit the following Website.

About The Caravan, Tour of Quebec Entrepreneurs in Video Games

The Caravan is an annual event organized around four main themes: training; networking and professional exchanges; succession planning and discoverability for the general public. This year, the exceptional context of the crisis has prompted us to prioritize virtual training and professional exchanges in order to facilitate the adaptation of businesses in the short term. Ubisoft’s initiative is organized with La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec, Québec EPIX, in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and the Government of Quebec.

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