From October 16 to 18, 2023 at OASIS Immersion and the Palais des congrès de Montréal as well as in various emblematic locations of digital Montreal, the 7th edition of the market event will contribute to the business development of digital creative industries.
Montreal, October 12, 2023 – HUB Montreal will begin this Monday October 16 until October 18, 2023 under the theme Circulation(s), Catalyzing innovation and will bring together more than 750 participants including 150 international guests, from Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States, and nearly 125 local companies from the creative industries, with the aim of creating business opportunities. This is the largest edition of this market event since its creation in 2017.
The Minister of Economy, Innovation and Energy and the Minister responsible for Regional Economic Development, Pierre Fitzgibbon, as well as the Minister of Culture and Communications, Mathieu Lacombe will be at the opening podium of HUB Montréal , on Monday, October 16 at 9 a.m. at OASIS Immersion, to renew their support for technology companies and recall the importance of this sector for the Quebec economy. Luc Rabouin, mayor of Plateau-Mont-Royal, member of the Executive Committee and responsible for economic and commercial development, knowledge, innovation and design will also be present and will speak.
“The 7th edition of HUB is already shaping up to be the most important of its existence, for the first time in seven years, 750 participants including more than 150 renowned international guests will be expected. We are particularly proud of all our local and international panelists and speakers including Angus Campbell, Senior Partner and Deputy Studio Director at Foster + Partners. He will take the stage to talk about a major industry trend: the importance of digital tools in architecture and real estate. Its presence at HUB underlines the interests of the architecture firm in potentially investing in Quebec,” declares Rachel Parent, Head of Programming at HUB Montreal. “We are very grateful for the help of our partners like Investissement Québec International, who have greatly helped us attract big international players. In order to optimize exchanges between everyone and ensure business development between each stakeholder, this year we have created workshops that encourage collaboration, which corresponds to the very essence of our event,” she concludes.
Investissement Québec International will also be present during the three days of events to support certain international buyers and creative studios in their business development. Supporting HUB Montréal for two editions now, Investissement Québec International has been a quality ally, bringing together nearly forty clients from Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
“The Investissement Québec International team constantly seeks to renew opportunities for meetings between Quebec companies and clients from around the world,” underlines Hubert Bolduc, president of Investissement Québec international. Year after year, the impact of the work of our internationalization support experts is increasingly evident and essential for achieving the Quebec government’s export objectives. It is with this in mind that we are happy to partner with HUB Montreal to promote the Montreal and Quebec creative scene. »
About HUB Montreal
Founded in 2017 by Sébastien Nasra, HUB Montreal is an international event-market, a business catalyst for digital creativity companies in the fields of culture, entertainment and experiential marketing. HUB Montreal presents companies and creators who are redefining the rules in the art of wowing ever-changing audiences. The presence of international buyers, investors and influential decision-makers is central to HUB’s proposition, constituting an essential marketing and export tool for business development for the digital creativity sector. https://hubmontreal.com/