2016 Canadian Gaming Summit: Most Anticipated Event for Gaming Professionals

canadian-gaming-summit-montreal-canada-4403-832480The upcoming Summit brings together all attendees from different gaming industries, disciplines and regions within and beyond Canada. The annual event is featuring game industry conference streams, extensive educational program, products and services, trade show floor, interactive networking events, annual awarding and recognition program and charity reception, opportunity to share wisdom on gaming with industry peers and professionals, and so much more.

The comprehensive educational program, consisting of sessions and keynote presentations which cover a wide discussion about gaming presented by industry leaders, is aimed to develop skills and knowledge required for gaming professionals to excel and cope in this generation’s rapidly evolving market and technology. This program includes seminars on Marketing, Gaming Operations, iGaming, Sports Betting, Finance, Human Resources, Gaming Technology and more.

33.CTMS_2013_B2_Casino_Gaming_Role_in_Marketing_DestinationsThe Canadian Gaming Summit, co-owned and founded by The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) and MediaEdge Communications, exhibits one-on-one interactions with seniors and professional decision makers who purchase gaming products and services across and beyond Canada. All attending delegates represent their respective gaming sector and discipline. Exhibiting such feat of knowledge on gaming is also beneficial to every gaming enthusiast and marketer. Below are some of the reasons of exhibiting games during the Summit.

  • Opportunity to showcase new products and services
  • Opportunity to exclusively meet senior and professional purchasers
  • Face-to-face interactions with current and prospective clients
  • Close existing industry opportunities and develop new ones in the business
  • Create comprehensive marketing plans which generate qualified sales to lead in the market

Every participant is ensured and backed by extensive promotional campaigns, every program and session are committed to bring total market awareness and lure qualified buyers to this event. Some events, including Canadian Gaming Summit Gold Classic and Canadian Gaming Industry, provide outstanding network opportunities for attendees in the event. In the span of two decades, excellent leadership and various achievements are recognized within the gaming industry through Industry Awards given annually.

Crimson Cow Games Company Attends Game Summit 2016

When Crimson Cow Games Company attended the Summits at GDC last March 14-15, 2016, our passion has become stronger and our knowledge has extensively broadened. The extent of learning we have acquired was a treasure. We were able to find value in the following sectors:

AI Summit

The AI Summit has featured lectures and panels from the most sought-after AI programmers in the industry. We were able to learn the key structures of the most successful commercial games, and it was truly epic.

Community Management

We have gained some insights on how we can further manage the needs and interests of our community and consider these in crafting our company’s goals. The community management strategies delivered were all valuable.


Everything about eSports was discussed. We’ve gained lots of new insights about how to grow, design, develop, communicate, and sustain in the competitive gaming industry.

Free to Play

F2P has certainly revolutionized the industry over the past years. Both mobile and web games
are ruled by F2P games. We’ve got some helpful pieces of insights on how we can take advantage of this.

Game Narrative Summit

In this summit, we’ve learned the value of interactive storytelling. We have gained tips on the dos and don’ts that are relevant in the existing market.

GDC Education Summit

The educational and inventive approaches cited here were all worthy to be brought to every classroom and faculty. No doubt about that.

Independent Games Summit

We have realized how much more the indie game industry has to become more diverse in terms of experience, voice, and perspective

Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit

This is another important part of it all. We were able to gain distinct ideas on what are the most effective practices in developing games across all mobile platforms—be it Android, iOS, Amazon, and more.

The Game Summit at GDC was a momentous event for us. It marked the day of additional valuable knowledge from the best of the gaming industry. Truly worthwhile!