British Columbia Talent Featured at Casual Games Conference

British Columbia Talent Featured at Casual Games Conference

July 25, 2014 Posted by

Gaming Studios like East Side Games love the benefits of being located in British Columbia, Canada.

British Columbia’s innovative and creative casual games industry showcased their talents at the professionals-only Casual Connect conference in San Francisco July 22 - 24, 2014.

Casual Connect is the premiere event in North America for the casual games industry with over 3,000 industry professionals attending each year. The conference brings together the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the casual gaming field to further the industry through networking and learning.

As an international centre for console, social and mobile game production, internet and app design, British Columbia offers a  highly skilled workforce, comprehensive infrastructure with full studios and equipment, targeted incentives, and an exciting creative atmosphere. With over 67 games studios already established in British Columbia, the province has shown that it is a magnet for talent and an ideal location for investment in the industry

“British Columbia game studios are recognized worldwide for their expertise in game development. Events like this provide a venue for B.C. companies to network with potential clients and build relationships with game studios and publishers worldwide. With our talented workforce British Columbia is an ideal location for trade and investment,” said Minister of International Trade, Teresa Wat.

British Columbia`s U.S.-based international trade and investment representatives, along with trade commissioners from Canadian consulates in Seattle, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and Denver, worked closely with the attendees, helping to ensure a successful outcome for Canadian and B.C. participants.

B.C. companies attending the expo included:

- Codename Entertainment
- East Side Games
- Hidden Door Interactive
- Hothead Games
- Imaginary Games
- Infobip
- Magnetic North Games
- KANO/APPS
- Playerize
- Roadhouse Interactive
- TinyMob Games
- Vanedge Capital
- YMC Network

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