Digifest 2018

Digifest is a three-day tech festival and startup event, organized annually by the Digital Media and Gaming Incubator at George Brown College.

The theme for Digifest 2018 is Hello Tomorrow: Our Creative Cities

Join the discussion on how technology is making our creative cities better through design, innovation and technology.

We’ll be featuring emerging technology and highlight stories from around the globe using tech to tackle challenges in cities.

As the world’s population soars to almost 10 billion people by 2050, up from today’s 7.5 billion, challenges around food priorities, urban spaces, innovation and technology are becoming top concerns.

Inspiring Talks

Hear from influential figures in the world of emerging technologies and interactive media who will inspire new ways of thinking and offer insights into what the future holds.

Best of the Best Student Showcase

Digifest promotes upcoming design talent in its annual showcase Best of the Best: Emerging Creatives.

IT’S A START Pitch Competition

An annual pitch competition for startups who have 5 minutes to pitch their business idea for the chance to win thousands in cash, incubation space, and mentorship.

Digital Pioneer Award

The Digifest Digital Pioneer Award recognizes outstanding Canadians who have made significant contributions to the field of digital media.

Interactive Zone

An interactive zone and showcase of mixed realities – see applications that are being used for entertainment, training and development.

Meet the Media Guru

Join us for the opening presentation with Meet the Media Guru to kick off Digifest 2018. Founded in 2005 Milan, Meet the Media Guru is an ongoing event featuring the most eminent voices in new media culture and innovation.


These hands-on professional development masterclasses will provide opportunities for applied exploration around specific design processes and tools with some of today’s industry leaders.

Family Day

Free to the public, Family Day is held on Saturday and features engaging workshops, exhibits, play spaces and demonstrations by artists, inventors and makers of many cool things.

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