With the aim of positioning itself as a pillar event for international digital creativity, HUB Montréal continues to promote local creative companies through a rich and diversified program, as well as new activities such as workshops, market and strategic focuses, exclusive meetings and technological case studies. The aim of these new initiatives is to encourage and strengthen exchanges within the ecosystem, to better identify potential for international business development, and to present the latest trends in innovation.
The event, whose theme this year is Circulation(s), Catalyzing Innovation, will take place at OASIS Immersion and the Palais des Congrès de Montréal, as well as in various emblematic venues of digital Montréal, including the Montréal Science Centre, the Centre PHI, the National Film Board, the McCord Museum and the Quartier des Spectacles.
A number of Quebec-based companies will be present, including Float4, Iregular, 7 doigts, Normal Studio and Monlove. The aim is to raise the profile of Quebec creative studios and position them within the global ecosystem of digital creativity.The event will also feature a number of international conferences led by experts from a variety of sectors. These will provide an opportunity to inform and exchange views with participants on the opportunities and challenges of the latest trends in digital creativity. World-renowned players such as Calvin Klein, Chanel, Museo Nacional Del Prado, BBC Studios and many others will be present.
Furthermore, it is essential for HUB Montréal to showcase women experts in their fields. All panels for this 2023 edition will be moderated by high-profile women such as Nina Diamond (Executive Producer and Digital Content and Experience Strategist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art), Dian Marie Bridge (Artistic Director at The Black Theatre Workshop), Diane Quinn (CEO at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts), Guilia Ferrari (Corporate Strategy Manager at Balich Wonder Studio) and Jennifer Crook (Director at Dreamachine). Full details of the panels are available in the Programming section.
“We’re particularly proud to have been able to bring together so many local and international professionals from various industries for this 2023 edition. Year after year, HUB Montréal continues to grow and position itself on the international market as the business meeting place for digital creativity. For this 7th edition, through this rich, high-quality program, we wanted to reinforce HUB Montréal’s DNA by offering new activities that encourage participants to reflect and exchange on the industry’s major trends: artificial intelligence, live arts and technology, the future of immersive environments, storytelling and much more,” says Rachel Parent, project manager and head of programming at HUB Montréal.
Tickets are available from $150 + tax for a Silver package. Gold ($1100) and Platinum ($1295) passes also provide access to workshops, networking lunches and B2B meetings customized by HUB Montréal’s concierge service. These are available for sale only until September 19, 2023.