Quebec’s unique and homegrown know-how
In Québec, digital creativity is a $1.2-billion economic sector that just keeps on growing. Thanks to its multi-skilled studios, one-of-a-kind storytelling flair, and inventive use of technology, Quebec’s know-how shines both at home and abroad.
This is Quebec is a series of showcase events that takes up short-term residence at the world’s leading digital creativity centres, including Shanghai (past- 2018), Tokyo (2019), and Mexico City (2020).
In unique presentation settings, Quebec creators enjoy an opportunity to showcase their know-how and build business ties with buyers and potential partners.
Accelerate your development in Asia
A large delegation of Quebec companies will take part in the This is Quebec showcase to meet buyers and representatives from Japan, China and Korea. Those are especially invited by the representations of Quebec in Asia. You also can be part of the event as a B2B participant or a visitor.
The Quebec Minister of Economy and Innovation, Mr. Pierre Fitzgibbon, will travel for the occasion and initiate the event at a VIP reception on December 11, in which Quebec companies and international guests will meet.
Networking activities will be facilitated through a custom-designed mobile application and customized business meetings, organized by Export Quebec and the Quebec General Delegation in Tokyo.
BE A PART AS A VISITOR | $ 500
+ Access our mobile application (without the option of making appointments)
+ Access to the immersive showcase
+ Access to conferences and panels
+ A special access to networking activities (VIP opening cocktail, closing performance, networking cocktails).
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The second This is Quebec showcase will be held from December 12 to 13, 2019 in Tokyo. The Québec delegation will be at Hikarie Hall, an iconic conference centre in the district of Shibuya, Tokyo’s commercial and business centre. The event will be held in parallel with the Mutek Japan festival, which celebrates emerging digital artists working in sound, music, and visual arts.
As one of the world’s economic powerhouses, Japan is one of Canada’s leading commercial partners, with trade between the two countries on a constant upswing. Japan is also a key site for Québec’s developing presence in Asia.
This is Quebec is a Quebec government initiative that is driven by Xn Québec.
Take an active part in discussions between creators and visitors thanks to a custom virtual platform for participating “This is Quebec” exhibitors and visitors.
You will be immersed in a unique sensory experience and invited to connect with others as well as explore digital creativity through conferences, expert panels, interactive presentations, and artist performances, and custom networking opportunities.
This is an experience designed to bring people together in accordance with Quebec’s arts and digital industry ecosystem.
About This is Quebec
This is Quebec is a one-of-a-kind environment where Québec creators work together to present their innovative projects and build ties with other producers around the world thanks to a series of showcase events that feature the best of Québec’s digital creativity.
These fun labs take up temporary residence at leading digital creativity sites across the world, including Shanghai in 2018, Tokyo in December 2019, and Mexico City in 2020.
This is Quebec is truly a window on the world that provides Quebec digital producers with opportunities to make breakthroughs at the international level. These opportunities for participating companies include conferences, exhibitions, networking activities, personalized meetings, and cultural events.