Games Industry Events
See what gaming events are on the horizon. Additional data supplied courtesy of gameconfs.com.
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Midsouth Indie Game Expo (Mig-X) takes place at the University of Memphis in Memphis, United States on 22nd July 2017
4TG Game Con takes place at the AECC Oil & Gas Arena in Aberdeen, United Kingdom on 29th July 2017
The 44th SIGGRAPH Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques: five days of research breakthroughs, alternative realities, advanced training, digital-media extravaganzas, human-computer interaction, creative collaboration, and tomorrow's technologies.
DevGAMM Summit 2017 takes place at the The Triple Door in Seattle, United States on 31st July 2017
Games For Change Festival 2017 takes place at the Parson's School of Design in New York, United States on 31st July 2017
Casual Connect USA 2017 takes place at the Benaroya Hall in Seattle, United States on 1st August 2017
PixelPop Festival 2017 takes place at the Saint Louis University Busch Student Center in St. Louis, United States on 5th August 2017
Smithsonian American Art Museum Arcade (SAAM Arcade) takes place at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, United States on 5th August 2017
West African Gaming Expo (WAGE) is the first and only technology conference and exhibition in West Africa focusing on animation, video, mobile games and related products. WAGE aims to connect the best, brightest, and most innovative professionals in the interactive entertainment industry. Leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products will be showcased.
This four-day conference and exhibition aims to grow the African educational gaming, game designing, game development and game playing industry.
2D Con 2017 takes place at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference center in Bloomington, United States on 11th August 2017
Procedural Content Generation in Games (PCG) 2017 takes place at the The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis in Boston, United States on 14th August 2017
Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) 2017 takes place at the The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis in Boston, United States on 14th August 2017
Game Scope 2017 takes place at the Nordkraft in Aalborg, Denmark on 17th August 2017
RESPAWN Gathering of Game Developers 2017 takes place at the TBA in Cologne, Germany on 20th August 2017
Devcom 2017 takes place at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany on 20th August 2017
Gamescom 2017 takes place at the Kölnmesse in Cologne, Germany on 22nd August 2017
IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG) 2017 takes place at the New York University in New York, United States on 22nd August 2017
Orlando Interactive Experience (OrlandoiX) 2017 takes place at the Full Sail University in Orlando, United States on 27th August 2017
GAMEON'2017 - The 18th annual Simulation and AI in Games Conference takes place at the Institute of Technology Carlow in Lisbon, Portugal on 6th September 2017
External Development Summit (XDS) 2017 takes place at the The Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Canada on 6th September 2017
Growth in the UK creative industries and priorities for the industrial strategy takes place at the TBA in London, United Kingdom on 7th September 2017
D.I.C.E. Summit is an exclusive conference, gathering the brightest minds in interactive entertainment to explore the creative process and discuss the ideas and innovations that drive the industry forward. D.I.C.E. is a premier networking event where, in addition to top-tier programming, attendees are provided maximum opportunity to form lasting professional connections.
eSCon USA 2017 takes place at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles, United States on 13th and 14th September 2017
A MAZE. / Johannesburg 2017 - 6th International Games and Playful Media Festival takes place at the Founders Square in Johannesburg, South Africa on 13th September 2017
Busan Indie Connect Festival (BIC) 2017 takes place at the Busan Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea on 15th September 2017
Galway Games Gathering takes place at the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway in Galway, Ireland on 19th September 2017
Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki 2017 takes place at the Wanha Satama in Helsinki, Finland on 19th September 2017
The UK's biggest video games event. Come along and you'll find the most anticipated console and PC games, all playable weeks or months before they're released. We also have presentations by game designers from world renowned studios, areas dedicated to esports, the opportunity to meet and chat with game creators and loads more. We will also be running a series of industry events, including our Careers Fair,
The GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit 2017 is the UK's premier games investment event, with the sole aim to get your game funded! Now in its eighth year, the Investment Summit is taking place in Birmingham as part of the huge EGX games expo on Thursday 21st September 2017. Every ticket gives you access to the Investment Summit talks, an opportunity to meet and pitch to investors PLUS two-day access to EGX Birmingham and the exclusive non-public GamesIndustry Zone on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd September.
Attendees this year includes Catalyst, Sega, Nintendo, Green Man Gaming, Sony XDev, UK Games Fund, All 4 Games, Flare Games, Rising Star Games, Miniclip
Austin Game Conference 2017 takes place at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, United States on 21st September 2017
Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) Fall 2017 takes place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in San Francisco, United States on 21st September 2017
Geneva Gaming Convention (GGC) takes place at the Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland on 22nd September 2017
Gamer Grace Video Gaming Convention takes place at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, United States on 22nd September 2017
Computer Graphics, Animation & Game Design 2017 (CGA2017) takes place at the Golden Tulip Berlin - Hotel Hamburg in Berlin, Germany on 25th September 2017
Game UX Summit 2017 takes place at the Ubisoft Toronto in Toronto, Canada on 4th October 2017
Northern Game Summit (NGS) 2017 takes place at the Bio Rex Kajaani in Kajaani, Finland on 5th October 2017
AIIDE 2017 takes place at the Snowbird Resort in Snowbird, United States on 5th October 2017
11th European Conference on Games Based Learning (ECGBL) takes place at the FH Joanne University of Applied Science in Cork, Ireland on 5th October 2017
Konsoll 2017 takes place at the TBA in Bergen, Norway on 5th October 2017
Game Industry Conference 2017 takes place at the Pozna? International Fair in Pozna?, Poland on 5th October 2017
White Nights Moscow 2017 takes place at the TBA in Moscow, Russia on 10th October 2017
FROG 2017 - Future and Reality of Gaming takes place at the Wiener Rathaus in Vienna, Austria on 13th October 2017
Game AI North (GAIN) takes place at the ITU - IT University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark on 17th October 2017
Sweden Game Conference (SGC) 2017 takes place at the TBA in Skövde, Sweden on 18th October 2017
Melbourne International Games Week (MIGW) is Asia Pacific’s largest digital games platform for entertainment, serious games and gamification and links a range of business, education and entertainment games events. Melbourne International Games Week is curated by Creative Victoria.
This annual event is underpinned by Unite Melbourne, Game Connect Asia Pacific, the Australian Game Developer Awards, Women in Games lunch, Education in Games Summit, PAX Australia and MegaDev, a post MIGW wrap party.
M+DEV Midwest Game Developers Conference takes place at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, United States on 27th October 2017
eSports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) 2017 takes place at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay, Philippines on 27th October 2017
The PAX series of shows - West, East, South, Australia and Unplugged - produced by ReedPOP in conjunction with Penny Arcade, comprise some of the world's largest gaming festivals, with each event entertaining tens of thousands of guests. PAX events connect leading video game and tabletop developers directly to passionate audiences, providing a space where gaming culture is celebrated through panels, demos, concerts, tournaments and free-play sessions.
6th EAI International Conference: ArtsIT, Interactivity & Game Creation (ArtsIT 2017) takes place at the Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Heraklion, Greece on 30th October 2017
2nd EAI International Conference on Design, Learning & Innovation (DLI 2017) takes place at the Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Heraklion, Greece on 30th October 2017
Game Connection Europe 2017 takes place at the Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles in Paris, France on 1st November 2017
Paris Games Week (PGW) 2017 takes place at the Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles in Paris, France on 1st November 2017
GameSoundCon is the industry's largest professional conference on game music and sound design.
Game Sound Conference 2017 takes place at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, United States on 7th November 2017
Yorkshire Games Festival 2017 takes place at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford, United Kingdom on 8th November 2017
AdventureX 2017 takes place at the TBA in London, United Kingdom on 11th November 2017
International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS) 2017 takes place at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute in Funchal, Portugal on 14th November 2017
DevGAMM Minsk 2017 takes place at the Minsk Marriott Hotel in Minsk, Belarus on 16th November 2017
G-Star 2017 takes place at the BEXCO Exhibition Hall in Busan, South Korea on 16th November 2017
Game Developers Session (GDS) 2017 takes place at the National House of Vinohrady in Prague, Czech Republic on 17th November 2017
SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017 takes place at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand on 27th November 2017
Montreal International Game Summit (MIGS) 2017 takes place at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal, Canada on 11th December 2017
in-VR Gaming Convention takes place at the Virtual Reality in , on 28th December 2017
Pocket Gamer Connects London 2018 takes place at the TBA in London, United Kingdom on 22nd January 2018
Taipei Game Show 2018 takes place at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taipei, Taiwan on 25th January 2018
Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2018 takes place at the Moscone Conference Center in San Francisco, United States on 19th March 2018
East Coast Game Conference 2018 takes place at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, United States on 17th April 2018