New Media BC

New Media BC

December 19, 2007 14:55 ET

New Media BC to Bring Together Technology Investors and Western Canada's Top Digital Media Entrepreneurs at the 2nd Annual Fusion Digital Media Venture Forum February 20th & 21st, 2008

Registration for Investors and Applications to Present for Digital Media Companies Now Open at

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 19, 2007) - New Media BC announced today it will produce and present the second annual Fusion Digital Media Venture Forum, an investment and financing event dedicated to digital media ventures, showcasing the hottest Canadian digital media firms and rising stars. The event will spotlight early and growth stage companies that are original content and intellectual property ventures. These ventures include video game production, online communities and social networks, and digital entertainment properties such as animation, film, music, mobile content and eLearning (serious games/training and simulation). The forum will be presented February 20th and 21st, and is now open for registration for Canadian and U.S. based technology investors, as well as accepting applications from Canadian based digital media companies for possible presentation. Information can be found at

The Fusion Digital Media Venture Forum is the only financing event in the west dedicated to new digital media ventures. Fusion is designed to highlight the hottest digital media companies, provide valuable insights into key issues in the industry, provide a premium networking opportunity and a chance to learn from world-class investment professionals involved in the sector. Along with presentations from Canada's rising stars in the digital media sector, event highlights will include keynotes, a panel presentation, industry case study, and networking mixers. The forum will take place at the Vancouver International Film Centre, and is supported by Telefilm Canada and the National Research Council Canada.

Key players with rising digital media companies in Canada can also register for the Entrepreneur Boot Camp on February 7th at Vancouver's Wosk Centre for Dialogue. The Boot Camp will allow digital media entrepreneurs to draw from the collective experience of the Boot Camp facilitators to help lay a strong foundation for growth and turn a well polished strategy into a compelling opportunity for potential investors.

About New Media BC -

New Media BC works to strategically promote and grow BC's digital media companies. Through networking, mentoring, training, business matchmaking and marketing, we support a vibrant community of over 1,100 digital content businesses working in games and digital entertainment, digital film, animation and VFX, interactive design, mobile applications and content and eLearning. NMBC offers research, professional development, advocacy and marketing services to industry stakeholders and provides the voice for Canada's largest digital media cluster.

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