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MIT Sloan Brings Together Gaming Industry Leaders

Apr 05, 2010

MIT Sloan School of Management‘s Busi­ness in Gam­ing Con­fer­ence (BiG) will bring together key industry gaming leaders on Friday, April 16, 2010.  Keynot­ing the 2nd annual BiG Con­fer­ence will be MMORPG (Mas­sive Mul­ti­player Online Role Play­ing Game) pio­neer Gor­don Wal­ton. He is cur­rently VP and co-Studio Gen­eral Man­ager at BioWare — Austin work­ing on Star Wars®: The Old Republic.

The overall economic impact of Boston's creative industries is over $10.7 billion in annual revenues. Digital media contributes $1.5 billion and the Boston-area video game industry contributes over $200 million in annual revenues representing 76 companies and more than 1,500 jobs to the greater Boston region.

Learn more how the BRA's Create Boston Intiative is helping local gaming companies.

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