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Creative BC engages with and supports various industry associations within British Columbia’s creative sector. Meet the associations supporting book publishing, interactive and digital media, magazine publishing, motion picture and music and sound recording.



The Association of Book Publishers of BC (ABPBC) is a provincial association of BC owned and controlled book publishing companies. The ABPBC works to support the long-term health and success of the Canadian-owned book industry in British Columbia.

 

 

The Animation and Visual Effects Alliance of B.C. is the voice of the industry in British Columbia. They work proactively work with government and industry partners to ensure that British Columbia remains the ideal location to create and produce animation and visual effects.



DigiBC – The Creative Technology Association of B.C. is a member-supported, non-profit organization based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. DigiBC represents the creative tech sector which is made up of the video games and interactive, visual effects, animation, and VR/AR industries.

 

 

The mandate of First Peoples’ Cultural Council is to assist B.C. First Nations in their efforts to revitalize their languages, arts and cultures.

 

MagsBC

 

The Magazine Association of British Columbia is a not-for-profit association of member magazines and professionals working to unite, promote and strengthen the province’s magazine industry.

MPPIA of BC (@mppia) | Twitter

Established in 2002, the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia (MPPIA) is a member-based non-profit organization dedicated to a strong future for BC’s motion picture production sector.

 

Music BC Industry Association | Music Programs, Funding & Resources

Music BC Industry Association is a not for profit association serving the for profit and non-profit music industry, including artists from all genres, industry professionals, service providers, studios, promoters, venues, festivals, producers, agents, managers and educational institutions.

The Vancouver Post Alliance represents the interests of the Post Production industry in British Columbia. The VPA strives to promote and market their talent, create a platform to exchange knowledge, aid professional development, and provide a forum for networking and collaboration.

 

Conference — The VR/AR Beat Newsletter & Blog — VR/AR Association - The  VRARA

 

The VRARA Vancouver chapter is the leading voice of VR/AR in British Columbia and represents the coming-together of brilliant minds across the VR/AR/MR ecosystem, from original content creators & creative distributors to innovative hardware companies and ambitious researchers.

Creative Industries Week

Creative Industries Week celebrates and recognizes British Columbia’s thriving creative industries, including book and magazine publishing, motion picture production, interactive and digital media, and music and sound recording.

 


VIEW PHOTOS FROM PAST CREATIVE INDUSTRIES WEEKS
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