CALL FOR SPEAKER
Call for speaker 2022
La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec invites you to share your expertise this year in person at the renowned MEGAMIGS, one of Canada’s largest gaming conventions, in the heart of gorgeous and life-packed downtown Montreal. The city is considered to be one of the largest gaming hubs in the world, home to some of the most prominent studios and indie developers that stand out. From October 19th to 22nd, thousands of gaming enthusiasts, acclaimed exhibitors and memorable speakers from around the world will join us to partake in the vast array of unique and spectacular activities that MEGAMIGS has to offer!
This year’s edition takes place at the Bonaventure Hotel, a gorgeous facility with breathtaking views, a heated swimming pool, spa treatments, green roof garden terrace and freshly renovated rooms. A great place to relax or mingle after the challenging two years we’ve been through! MEGAMIGS 2022 focuses primarily on discovery and playability in a safe environment. The festival will welcome exhibitors from around the world to present their projects across many kiosks as well as attend conferences in the Expo Hall. Festivalgoers will experience the latest releases in the Gaming Zone, discover emerging talent in the Indie Zone and meet representatives from the best training programs in Quebec in the Education Zone presented by SYNTHESE. International delegations will be present to partake in business meetings and showcase their titles in the pavilions!
We work hard to make the event a haven of inclusivity, diversity and respect while offering an amazing avenue to share your knowledge with fellow industry professionals and enthusiasts. Here are just some of the perks we’ve curated for our speakers:
✔️ All international speakers will receive financial assistance with travel and living costs during the festival, as well as booking accommodations and traveling to and from the convention.
✔️ Meals are included for all speakers.
✔️ Free access to the entire convention (PRO ticket).
✔️ Free access to all of our B2B networking activities, the business lounge, a VIP cocktail and access to all the conferences offered.
✔️ Exposure to hundreds of industry professionals during the festival and additional online visibility.
This year, the five main tracks we’d like to be filled in are as follows. Speakers with expertise in sectors not listed below are also encouraged to apply:
All topics related to programming, emergent technologies and the more technical aspects of game development that are more technical.
Production & management
All topics covering project management and leadership expertise in the industry.
Anything and everything related to the creative elements of developing games: design, art, narrative, etc.
Industry & Advocacy
Everything related to the culture and context in which our industry is evolving.
Business & Marketing
Topics in relation to the financial and communications challenges of being commercially successful.
Get in Touch!
We would love for you to join us at this year’s MEGAMIGS festival and enjoy this unique opportunity to share your talent and expertise with thousands of eager participants. Montréal is an incredible city full of color and life; walking around downtown, the Old Port or any of its unique districts, each with their own personality, is an unforgettable experience. Our cozy accommodations and curated speaker onboarding will make your stay as effortless as it can be, whether you’ll be biking or flying over! We’ll be there every step of the way to ensure your participation is a memorable experience!
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