Games Industry Events
See what gaming events are on the horizon. Additional data supplied courtesy of gameconfs.com.
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Orlando Interactive Experience (OrlandoiX) 2017 takes place at the Full Sail University in Orlando, United States on 27th August 2017
Game Dev Days Graz 2017 (GDDG) takes place at the Graz University of Technology & Graz Art Museum in Graz, Austria on 1st September 2017
Get IT! 2017 takes place at the Black Sea Hotel Park Shevchenka in Odessa, Ukraine on 2nd September 2017
The seventh European Women in Games Conference which will take place over two days, comprising a mix of keynote speeches, panel discussions, workshops, the HR Manager’s Forum, an expo and the European Women in Games Hall of Fame Awards.
External Development Summit (XDS) 2017 takes place at the The Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Canada on 6th September 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
New Zealand Game Developers Conference (NZGDC) 2017 takes place at the AUT Auckland City Campus in Auckland, New Zealand 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.
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
eSCon USA 2017 takes place at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles, United States on 13th and 14th September 2017
Intelligent Games & Games Intelligence (IGGI) Games Research Centre Conference takes place at the University of York, Spring Lane Building in York, United Kingdom on 14th September 2017
Busan Indie Connect Festival (BIC) 2017 takes place at the Busan Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea on 15th September 2017
Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki 2017 takes place at the Wanha Satama in Helsinki, Finland on 19th September 2017
Galway Games Gathering takes place at the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway in Galway, Ireland on 19th September 2017
DEVHR 7: Foro Internacional del Videojuego / International Game Forum takes place at the Centro de Cultura Digital in Mexico City, Mexico on 20th 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
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
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,
Gamer Grace Video Gaming Convention takes place at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, United States on 22nd September 2017
Geneva Gaming Convention (GGC) takes place at the Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland 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
GameForce 2017 takes place at the Nekkerhal in Mechelen, Belgium on 30th September 2017
Slovenian Games Conference (SGC) 2017 takes place at the Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 30th September 2017
Game UX Summit 2017 takes place at the Ubisoft Toronto in Toronto, Canada on 4th October 2017
Game Industry Conference 2017 takes place at the Pozna? International Fair in Pozna?, Poland on 5th 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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Nasscom Game Developer Conference 2017 takes place at the HICC in Hyderabad, India on 9th 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.
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
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).
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
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
SIGGRAPH 2018 takes place at the TBA in Vancouver, Canada on 12th August 2018