New Media Manitoba is the Sector Council lead for Information, Communication and Digital Technologies and non-profit industry association dedicated to supporting Manitoba’s Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry.
NMM fosters growth in the IDM industry through education and skills training, creating IDM workforce awareness through collaboration with K12 through post secondary, business development and market access support, emerging talent and employment diversity programs, networking and expert-led events, and government advocacy work.
NMM’s membership consists of individuals and companies whose innovative products and services can be found in video game development, mobile apps, web design/development, virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, transmedia, e-learning, digital health, interactive installations and more.
Manitoba’s IDM industry has experienced tremendous growth since 2012 when the industry recorded 39M in Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Those numbers grew to over 190M in GDP in 2017.
Since then, the IDM industry in Manitoba has matured, with numerous showcase examples of scalable innovation, and a diverse range of companies offering a variety of products and services to many different consumer and business markets.
Indeed, Manitoba’s IDM industry’s growth outlook is extremely positive.
NMM strives to position Manitoba’s IDM companies on the global stage by advocating for our amazing member companies, collaborating with like-minded organizations, and delivering business development services and advanced industry training with access to funding that drives revenue generation, market expansion, and job creation.
We acknowledge we are gathered on Treaty 1 Territory and that Manitoba is located on the Treaty Territories and ancestral lands of the Anishinaabeg, Anishininewuk, Dakota Oyate, Denesuline and Nehethowuk Nations.
We acknowledge Manitoba is located on the Homeland of the Red River Métis.
We acknowledge northern Manitoba includes lands that were and are the ancestral lands of the Inuit.
We respect the spirit and intent of Treaties and Treaty Making and remain committed to working in partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in the spirit of truth, reconciliation and collaboration.