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Can Ontario Lead the Global Mobile Revolution?

Can Ontario Lead the Global Mobile Revolution?

Launch of Taking Ontario Mobile and Mobile Innovation Research Reports

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Toronto City Hall, Committee Room 2
100 Queen Street West

OCAD University and the Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC) invite you to the release of the findings and recommendations of its landmark mobility research projects:
  • Taking Ontario Mobile: Research-based recommendations for how mobile technologies are part of the financially responsible solution to providing better access to services for Ontarians
  • Mobile Innovation: Ontario’s Growing Mobile Content, Services, and Applications Industry 2012

The research provides a comprehensive snapshot of Ontario’s mobile industry ecosystem, as well as trends, barriers and opportunities for growth, with implications for government, the private sector and for the whole province. Participants will hear recommendations for a comprehensive mobility policy framework and for increasing Ontario’s productivity and competitiveness in one of the global economy’s most dynamic and thriving sectors.

Full event details and agenda to follow. To register for this event, please visit http://mobileresearchlaunch.eventbrite.com/

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2012 Canadian Interactive Industry Profile

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You may have already received an email or seen an advertisement about the 2012 Canadian Interactive Industry Profile. This Profile is the only national source for comparative economic data about the Interactive Digital Media Industry. The Profile is the key tool used by industry and government to plan and maintain valuable services and programs, as well as to develop new policies and strategies — all of which aim help companies like yours in the long run.

There is a saying: “If you can’t measure it, it doesn’t exist.” Our industry is 
not yet recognized by international standards organizations, and not measured in a meaningful way by conventional data gathering mechanisms such as Statistics Canada. Your participation is vitally important

The survey will take about 20 minutes, and the resulting report will be made freely available in the spring. Remember, your responses will be kept private and confidential. All your responses will be used in aggregate and will never be attributed to you — not even the Canadian Interactive Alliance will have access to your data. The Canadian Interactive Alliance is the national voice for the Interactive Digital Media industry, and it represents you and your company. Please help us to help you.

Follow this link to complete the survey now: 
http://fluidsurveys.com/s/InteractiveIndustryProfile2012/

As an added bonus, if you complete the survey now your name will be entered into a draw to win the Great Canadian Video Game Bundle including an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 and a selection of top “made in Canada” video games, including: Assassin’s Creed 3, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Sound Shapes, Fez, Papo & Yo and more!

Help is available if you have any questions. Please email profile@ciaic.ca.

The contributing partners of the 2012 Canadian Interactive Industry Profile are:
Cultural Human Resources Council

Canada Media Fund

Heritage Canada

Ontario Media Development Corporation

New Media Manitoba

RBC Royal Bank


Industry and Media Partners include:
Canadian Digital Media Network

Techvibes

WIFT


The members of the Canadian Interactive Alliance include:
Alliance Numerique

DigiBC

Digital Alberta

Interactive Media Alliance of PEI

Interactive Ontario

New Media Manitoba

SaskInteractive

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