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GameON: Finance 2009 will be held October 27&28, 2009 in Toronto

For Immediate Release

June 18, 2009 (Toronto)– Interactive Ontario today announced that GameON: Finance 2009 will take place October 27&28 in Toronto. This two-day investment summit is designed to bring investors and video game developers together to explore financing possibilities for the Ontario games industry. This year, Jason Della Rocca, Senior Consultant for Perimeter Partners and former Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association, will head up the GameON: Finance advisory board.

Event attendees will receive access to special features including case studies, business discussions, examples of successful corporate models, project financing ideas and one-on-one meetings between developers and financers. More information can be found at www.gameonfinance.com?; as it becomes available.

Who attends GameON: Finance?

• Canadian and international games companies

• Angels, Venture Capitalists, Equity Investors

• Financial Services

• Retail Banks

• Management consultants for the games industry

• Public bodies engaged in production, R&D, and other financing

• Financial services companies

• Media and entertainment companies looking for new opportunities

• Publishers and distributors

• Tax credit experts, law firms with media practices and investment services

• Economic development officers interested in developing knowledge economy jobs for their jurisdictions

About GameON: Finance

GameON: Finance is an investment forum for the interactive games industry that connects game developers, innovators, investors and industry leaders. Over the course of two days in downtown Toronto, case-studies and panel sessions will provide insight on the diverse prospects for growth within the dynamic economic, creative and technological landscape of games.

About Interactive Ontario

IO is a not-for-profit industry trade organization committed to the growth of the Ontario interactive digital content industry. To this end IO represents over 200 member-companies as an industry advocate within Ontario and nationally as a founding member of the Canadian Interactive Alliance /Alliance interactive canadienne (CIAIC).


For more information:

Danielle Engels

Director of Communications


416 516 0077 x224


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