/R E P E A T -- Beat the winter blues with board gaming, shopping and fun for the whole family!/

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Game Summit, Canada's largest tabletop gaming convention, will be taking place on February 2nd and 3rd at the Palais des congrès in Gatineau, Québec. Building on the success of the past six summits, this event will have something to offer every board game enthusiast including tournaments, demonstrations, prizes, shopping, and hundreds of pull-up-a-chair-and-play games for the entire family.

"This will be our biggest event yet" said Marquis Côté, Chief Game Ambassador for Game Summit. "Board gaming is a growing pastime for families and we're proud to support the thriving gaming community in the National Capital Region and offer Canadians a weekend of fun and games to help fight off the winter blues."

This year Game Summit has partnered with the Ottawa Geek Market to present their biggest marketplace ever, featuring over 70 exhibitors, vendors, artisans, communities and clubs who will be selling all sorts of geeky items including games, toys, comics, jewellery, accessories, art, books, movies, and more. The summit will also be hosting its famous Garage Sale with proceeds going to providing hundreds of new board games to local schools.

For information about the event and to purchase tickets, please visit www.gamesummit.ca.

SOURCE: UniForge Inc.

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Media Contact: Marquis Côté, 613-291-5141 or marquis@uniforge.com.