Brazil International Games (BIG) Festival

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Date: June 28 to July 2, 2023
Venue: Sao Paulo Expo Centre
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Target Audience: Canadian gaming studios, third party service providers, publishers and distributors, as well as Canadian education institutions with programs in gaming, game design, animation, and programming.
Sector: Arts and cultural industries, Education, Information and communications technologies

Event Description:

The Brazil International Games (BIG) Festival is the largest gaming festival in Latin America. It provides a wide variety of activities, including:

There has also been a notable increase of participation from international gaming studios over the years. Last year’s edition had nearly 30,000 in-person participants and 1.6 million online, with over $100 million in business generated. 

This year, Canada will have a booth in a high-traffic area for Canadian gaming studios and third party service providers as well as academic institutions offering gaming and programming courses. A targeted B2B program, networking event, and local studio tour will be arranged.

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Why your organization should participate:

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

The Trade Commissioner, Michèle Meilleur Sarazin,, specializes in the creative industries sector for the Brazilian market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region.

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service offers services free of charge to Canadian exporters and companies that meet our client criteria.

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