July 11, 2013 (Toronto, ON) – Producers of the Canadian Videogame Awards (CVAs) announced today that the fifth edition will take place in April 2014 in Toronto, Ontario. This national award show celebrates excellence in Canadian-made video games and has been held in Vancouver for the past four years. At a launch reception held today at the Drake Hotel, organizers announced that the show would move east for the first time in 2014.
“This is a truly Canadian show, celebrating the exceptional talent in our country, and from the beginning we have said we would like to hold the CVAs in cities across Canada. We are excited to be in Toronto for the 2014 show,” said Gregory Spievak, CEO of Reboot Communications and co-founder of the Canadian Videogame Awards. “We have developed wonderful relationships with studios across the country and are delighted with the warm welcome Toronto has given us so far,” he added.