Join crossmedia superstars, bloggers, branding experts and media-makers from around the world at Merging Media 2013‘s Biz Hub. The Biz Hub is not only a place to network with fellow conference attendees and take a break from the main conference program, it promises to be a bustling hub of cross-media action. Take advantage of this unique opportunity by registering now for this year’s International B2B Meeting Program to schedule face to face meetings with future biz partners and the best transmedia minds from around the globe.
This year’s Biz Hub will include the VEC i-Gallery (Innovation Gallery), a lively exhibition of new technology and innovation by talented Vancouver based companies. You can register your own business plus check out what the freshest minds in cross-media have to offer. For more information or to be a part of the International B2B Meetings and to register for the i-Gallery, please contact connect-at-mergingmedia-dot-ca.
In other news, Merging Media and Power To The Pixel have teamed up for focus on Canada with the inaugural Merging Media Pixel Market Prize, which will be awarded to the best cross-media European project that has co-production potential with Canada, to be selected from projects that will be participating in the Pixel Market as part of the 7th Cross-Media Forum, taking place this October 15th through 18th in London, UK.
The winner will be presented the award by Merging Media’s Executive Director, Christine Lim-Labossiere, during the Official Award ceremonies at The Cross-Media Forum on October 17th.The Prize will include selection to the Merging Media 2013 Conference Pitch 360 Competition on November 7th, with return travel and accommodation in Vancouver.
This is the first time that a Canadian Award is being included in this highly prestigious UK event as part of the Canada in Focus program, and the first time that European producers will be invited to Merging Media’s Pitch 360 Competition to vie for the $10,000 Pitch 360 Award.