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User Acquisition Panel and Mobile Dev Happy Hour with PlayHaven & DigiBC

Vancouver Social Games and DigiBC invite you to join PlayHaven for a fun-filled and educational evening at The HiVE. Stop by for pizza, beer, wine, and an opportunity to mix and mingle with the PlayHaven team and local mobile gaming community.

PlayHaven will share tips, tricks, and best practices on how to leverage its business engine for mobile games to intelligently acquire, engage and monetize your players. Additionally, a panel of local studios will discuss their most recent titles and the latest user acquisition trends they’re seeing in today’s market.

Admission, food, and drinks are free. You won’t want to miss this!


Where: The HiVE, 128 W Hastings Street #210, Vancouver
When: Thursday, August 15th at 6:00-9:00pm

6:00-6:30pm: Registration and refreshments
6:30-7:00pm: PlayHaven welcome and overview by Brian Doxtator, VP of Advertising
7:00-7:30pm: Local developer panel, “User Acquisition,” moderated by Tayber Voyer of Vancouver Mobile and Social Games


Oliver Birch Director of Marketing at Hot Head Games

Michael Cole CEO of FitBrains

Brian Doxtator, VP of Advertising Playhaven

Slaven Radic Founder ar Tapstream


7:30-9:00pm: Networking, food and drinks

Presented by:

PlayHaven is the business engine for mobile games offering developers flexible tools to intelligently manage player acquisition, engagement, and monetization. PlayHaven is the only end-to-end solution that helps developers manage users at every valuable point in their lifecycle.
PlayHaven’s network spans 5,000+ games, 520+ million unique users, 130+ million monthly active users, and more than 10 billion in-game events each month. Game Developers including Cartoon Network, Digital Chocolate, Glu Mobile, Game Circus, Namco Bandai, NaturalMotion, Nickelodeon, Playtika, and SEGA leverage PlayHaven’s tools to manage the business of their games. 
Visit for more information, and email [[masked]] to get a live demo.


DigiBC, The Digital Media + Wireless Association of BC, is a member-supported, non-profit organization, based in Vancouver, BC. Our mission is to promote, support and accelerate the growth, sustainability and competitiveness of BC's digital media and wireless industry. To learn
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  • Joe K.

    Thanks for the event. It was very informative and fun also. I can now see more of the reality of the world of software development.

    August 16, 2013

  • Darren S.

    Thanks for hosting this. Really informative. Quality panelists.

    August 16, 2013

  • Fernando M.

    It was very good and informative (and It forced me to brush up on my acronyms).

    2 · August 16, 2013

    • Muskie

      YCNKTMA (You Can Never Know Too Many Acronyms)

      1 · August 16, 2013

  • Ron S.

    Great event! Thanks for putting it together.

    August 16, 2013

  • Olly

    Thanks to everyone involved. I hope there was some useful information in our discussions.

    1 · August 16, 2013

  • Kelly M.

    Again, I want to thank VSG and DigiBC for putting on this event and allowing us to come speak and participate! I really enjoyed meeting everyone, and I hope to connect with you all again in the future. If you're ever in San Francisco and looking for advice on things to do shoot me an email!


    August 16, 2013

  • Roberto A.

    Looking forward to this panel, although why so short? 30 mins? That's the equivalent of <~3 questions. 4 ppl x 3 questions x 3 mins = 36 mins. Bum humbug. P.S. Seriously? OLIVER???

    <3. Can't wait.

    1 · August 9, 2013

  • Mike T.

    Hi, I'll bee helping on behalf of HiVE

    1 · August 14, 2013

  • Chris B.

    Ack Board meeting, they'll probably ask me about latest user acquisition methods...

    August 13, 2013

  • Kenn M.

    Very interested in the panel and applying these ideas to my entrepreneurial projects.

    August 12, 2013

  • Ranyl B.

    I just found out about this today. Hopefully space frees up.

    August 12, 2013

  • Master J.

    On the waitlist...

    August 12, 2013

  • Jean-Michel S.

    Interactive developer. Looking for a job :)

    August 10, 2013

  • J T.

    looking for a developer who can cross platform between iPhone Apps to Android to Blackberry.

    August 7, 2013

  • Andrei M.

    Looking forward to it.

    August 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Maybe in town for GROW so will try to kill two birds with one stone.

    July 29, 2013

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