Games Industry Events
See what gaming events are on the horizon. Additional data supplied courtesy of gameconfs.com.
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CppCon 2017 takes place at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, United States on 24th 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
Slovenian Games Conference (SGC) 2017 takes place at the Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 30th September 2017
GameForce 2017 takes place at the Nekkerhal in Mechelen, Belgium on 30th September 2017
Conference for Unity developers, featuring a keynote from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp
Game UX Summit 2017 takes place at the Ubisoft Toronto in Toronto, Canada on 4th October 2017
Konsoll 2017 takes place at the TBA in Bergen, Norway 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
AIIDE 2017 takes place at the Snowbird Resort in Snowbird, United States on 5th October 2017
Northern Game Summit (NGS) 2017 takes place at the Bio Rex Kajaani in Kajaani, Finland on 5th October 2017
Game Industry Conference 2017 takes place at the Poznan International Fair in Poznan, Poland on 5th October 2017
Audiogame Jam is a game jam event that challenges participants to make games playable without sight.
It was created with the following goals: to raise awareness of accessibility issues experienced by visually impaired people when playing videogames; to encourage game developer to design their games with inclusivity and accessibility in mind; to highlight the work of sight loss charities in helping visually impaired people access technology.
Games submitted should be playable without sight, relying almost entirely on audio.
Indiecade 2017 takes place at the Little Tokyo in Los Angeles, United States on 6th October 2017
White Nights Moscow 2017 takes place at the TBA in Moscow, Russia on 10th October 2017
Brazil Game Show (BGS) is the largest game fair in Latin America, bringing together the main companies in the sector, presenting the latest developments in the PC market, console, mobile, virtual reality (VR), card games and board games. More than 300,000 visitors attended the show in 2016.
Suisse Toy Digital takes place at the Bernexpo in Bern, Switzerland on 12th October 2017
2nd Annual GoGames360 takes place at the The Westin at The Domain in Austin, United States on 13th October 2017
A week-long celebration of video games and the industry making then, held in the home nation of Witcher dev CD Projekt Red and Dying Light studio Techland
T-Mobile Warsaw Games Week takes place at the Expo XXI in Warsaw, Poland on 13th October 2017
FROG 2017 - Future and Reality of Gaming takes place at the Wiener Rathaus in Vienna, Austria on 13th October 2017
PLAY Expo Manchester is organised by experienced and award winning video game events specialists Replay Events, the masterminds behind PLAY Expo Leeds, PLAY Expo Glasgow and PLAY Expo Blackpool.
PLAY Expo Manchester is the flagship PLAY Expo and is the biggest gaming expo in the North. The show is a celebration of gaming and will be packed with playable arcades, pinball, consoles and computers along with a whole host of other related features, guests, exhibitors and more gaming mayhem than Manchester has ever seen before.
Play Expo 2017 takes place at the EventCity in Manchester, United Kingdom on 15th 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
TwitchCon is a celebration of the streaming platform's content creators and their stories. The glorious weekend-long event looks at through the personalities, games, and groups that make Twitch unique and gives attendees insight into how to improve their channel, meet other streamers, check out the latest games and hardware, or watch unique content with the rest of the community.
LexPlay: Lexington Gaming Convention 2017 takes place at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington, United States on 21st 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.
Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) 2017 takes place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Australia on 24th October 2017
Join us in Kyiv, Eastern Europe's hub of gaming and tech, and explore how your creativity and business can merge to create beautiful games. Over 80 leaders in emerging markets of the games industry will discuss game design, casino, funding, next-generation technology, best practices and more.
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.
eSports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) 2017 takes place at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay, Philippines on 27th October 2017
M+DEV Midwest Game Developers Conference takes place at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, United States on 27th October 2017
The Overkill Festival takes place at the Medisch Spectrum Twente (MST) in Enschede, Netherlands on 27th 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
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
Future Games Summit (FGS) 2017 takes place at the Congress Centre in London, United Kingdom on 31st October 2017
M2Games & Entertainment Latam will help you to discover the latest trends, business models and strategies in mobile entertainment & gaming and identify the most lucrative markets for distribution, marketing, and monetization of mobile content in Latin America region.
Paris Games Week (PGW) 2017 takes place at the Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles in Paris, France on 1st November 2017
Game Connection Europe 2017 takes place at the Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles in Paris, France on 1st November 2017
GMGC Chengdu takes place at the Chengdu Marriott in Chengdu, China on 2nd 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
Brought to you by the team behind Develop:Brighton, Develop:VR is a one day event taking place on Thursday 9 November at Olympia London. After a successful launch last year, we’re back with a focus on the new commercial opportunities that Virtual and Augmented Reality present, together with exploring the tools and techniques needed to produce top notch VR and AR content.
Nasscom Game Developer Conference 2017 takes place at the HICC in Hyderabad, India on 9th 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
Madrid Mobile Summit (MMS) takes place at the La N@ve in Madrid, Spain 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
GameDev Camp 2017 takes place at the Lusofona University in Lisbon, Portugal on 24th November 2017
SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017 takes place at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand on 27th November 2017
AzPlay 2017 takes place at the Azkuna Zentroa in Bilbao, Spain on 28th November 2017
Control Conference is an event by game development magazine Control. You can expect talks on various aspects of game development, covering subjects such as game art, design, programming and the business side of making games.
Previous editions included international speakers from (among others) EA DICE, Playdead, Double Fine, The Chinese Room and Naughty Dog, but also Dutch developers like Vlambeer (Nuclear Throne), Ronimo Games (Awesomenauts), Guerrilla (Killzone-series and Horizon Zero Dawn) and KeokeN Interactive (Deliver Us The Moon).
The world's leading senior level VR industry event: Where the real business
of immersive tech gets done.
VRX is the world’s leading cross-industry gathering of senior-level decision makers in virtual reality and immersive tech.
With a core focus on VR in gaming, film and enterprise, VRX brings together c-level and very senior executives from across the virtual reality business ecosystem.
VRX is established as the globe’s premier meeting point with senior speakers coming in December from the likes of Oculus, HTC, Ubisoft, Walmart, Intel, The VOID, Sony Pictures, Paramount, Double Fine, Audi, Epic Games, Survios, BMW, Honda, Viacom, Gensler, Cloudhead Games, Unity, Kite Lightning and dozens more.
Established in 2011 to recognise the best fun and serious games of the year and, through them, the work of artists, developers, directors, producers, and all the professionals in the video game industry
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
PAX South 2018 takes place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, United States on 12th January 2018
Ludicious Zürich Game Festival 2018 takes place at the Zeughaushof in Zürich, Switzerland on 18th January 2018
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
GoGames360 Dallas takes place at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, United States on 26th January 2018
DreamHack Leipzig is the biggest LAN-Party in Germany, with more than 15,000 visitors per year including 1,500 LAN participants. Besides the LAN-Area, DreamHack Leipzig offers DreamExpo, the Cosplay competition, the exhibition area IndieVille and the StreamArea.
Mobile World Congress 2018 takes place at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain on 26th February 2018
Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2018 takes place at the Moscone Conference Center in San Francisco, United States on 19th March 2018
ACCU 2018 takes place at the Marriott Hotel in Bristol, United Kingdom on 10th April 2018
Games Week Denmark 2018 takes place at the Various in Copenhagen, Denmark on 16th April 2018
East Coast Game Conference 2018 takes place at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, United States on 17th April 2018
Reboot Develop 2018 takes place at the Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera in Dubrovnik, Croatia on 19th April 2018
E3 2018 takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, United States on 12th June 2018
SIGGRAPH 2018 takes place at the TBA in Vancouver, Canada on 12th August 2018