A group of Victorian ICT and computer games companies have headed to Japan on a trade mission.
The group -- made up of 32 companies and about 50 individuals -- was led by Marsha Thomson, Victorian Minister for information and communication technology.
Thomson said the mission aimed to grow the local ICT industry through building business relationships with Japanese counterparts.
It also hoped to attract new ICT investments to Victoria by showcasing local companies, including Victorian games companies, according to a statement from the Minister's office.
“The computer game industry is also creating new opportunities for other Victorian companies that are developing multimedia products and visual content," she said.
"The computer game sector dovetails perfectly with Victoria’s other creative industries and I’m proud to have a significant games contingent joining me on this trade mission."