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Business in Tandem – Business opportunities between studios in Nantes and Montréal

Spotlight on the video game industry International trade activities The activity will be held in French.

The Business in Tandem initiative at a glance

The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal is partnering with the Ville de Montréal to present "Business in Tandem," an initiative aimed at promoting inter-city trade through online conferences and B2B meetings with experts and companies operating in targeted markets.

Virtual conference

Alongside La Caravane 2021, join us on May 18 for a 90-minute virtual event featuring video game industry experts from Nantes and Montréal. During this webinar, our experts will explain how to access the North American and European markets, and how Montréal and Nantes are gateways for studios. They will also focus on the importance of forming strategic alliances, given the current context.

Activity format:


  • Carl-Edwin Michel
    Founder and CEO
    Northern Arena

10:30 a.m. [4:30 p.m.] – Welcome speeches by representatives of the cities of Montréal and Nantes

  • Véronique Doucet
    Director, Service du développement économique
    Ville de Montréal
  • Béatrice Mérand
    Director-General for Responsible Economic Development,
    Employment, Innovation, Europe and International
    Nantes Métropole

10:35 a.m. [4:35 p.m.] – Presentation of the ecosystem and business opportunities in Montréal

  • Nadine Gelly
    Executive Director
    La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec

10:40 a.m. [4:40 p.m.] – Presentation of the ecosystem and business opportunities in Nantes

  • Elsa Charrier
    General Delegate

10:45 a.m. [4:45 p.m.] – Strategic marketing: How to access the North American market via Montréal and the European market via Nantes

  • Julie Gagnon
    Julie Gagnon Communications
  • Mylène Lourdel
    Marketing and communication, Freelance, Vice-President, Atlangames
  • Pascal Nataf
    Affordance Studio
  • Matthieu Colombel

11:45 a.m. [5:45 p.m.] – Question period

11:55 a.m. [5:55 p.m.] – Closing remarks

***11:50 a.m. [5:50 p.m.] –Transition to networking session***

Networking session (optional)

12:00 p.m. [6:00 p.m.] – Networking in small groups (30 minutes)

12:30 p.m. [6:30 p.m.] – End of the networking session

This initiative is an opportunity to:

  • Understand the business environment in Nantes and Montréal;
  • Discover short and medium term business opportunities in the video game industry in these two cities;
  • Learn how to access the North American market through Montréal;
  • Learn how to access the European market through Nantes;
  • Understand how to emerge from the crisis through cooperation and partnerships, and the importance of forming strategic alliances to pursue your business internationally;
  • Benefit from the advice of experts and companies active in Montréal and Nantes.

Who is this event for?

  • Video game studios
  • Service companies operating in the industry


Business in Tandem – Business opportunities between studios in Nantes and Montréal
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Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information:

Anaïs Nguyen
Advisor, International Market Development
514-871-4002, extension 6216

No reservations, cancellations or refunds after the registration deadline. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only substitution notices sent by email at will be accepted.

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Acclr International Trade Services’ activities receive financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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