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Author and Speaker Marc Mencher Appearing at Video Game Developers Summit at CINEME

Midwest gaming conference taps Mencher and other industry leaders for inaugural event


Fort Lauderdale, FL - September 14, 2004 - Marc Mencher, author of "Get in the Game! Careers in the Game Industry", popular career and industry speaker, and president of today announced his upcoming panelist appearances at the Video Game Developers Summit at CINEME International Animation Festival, September 24-26, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. In cooperation with the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), CINEME presents the first Midwest gaming conference. Along with Mencher, CEOs, Chief Creative Officers and other leading minds from top game companies will be on hand for the two-day summit featuring roundtables, panels, hands-on presentations and workshops on the latest advances in video gaming, web design, architecture and more. Mencher has been tapped to appear on three key panels: How to Get Into the Industry, How to Hire for the Midwest, and Advertising & PR.

"I am proud to be a part of this inaugural game developers summit in association with the prestigious CINEME," said Mencher. "While much attention is focused on the West Coast, as this event makes abundantly clear, the Midwest is home to some of the most stable and successful game companies in the industry."

For more information on the summit, including complete panel and roundtable schedules, visit Marc Mencher will be available following each panel for attendee questions and discussions.

About Marc Mencher

A specialist in game industry careers, Marc Mencher has helped thousands of job seekers land jobs with top-tier gaming companies. Before founding he worked for game companies such as Spectrum Holobyte, Microprose and 3DO. Marc is the author of "Get in The Game! Careers in the Game Industry", an instructional book on careers in the video game industry. He is also a regular speaker for The International Game Developers Association (IGDA), Game Developers Conference (GDC), and Electronic Entertainment Exposition (E3).

In addition to representing the game industry's best talent, Marc also volunteers as an advisory board member for Full Sail Real World Education, Westwood College, and the family of Art Institute Schools located around the country. His articles have been featured in, Gamasutra, and GameWEEK. Currently, he is working with the IGDA on chapter development and Games-Florida, a non-profit organization formed with the intent of nurturing and expanding the interactive multi-media industry in the state of Florida. He has also served as a Technical Advisor and Executive Producer for several recently released computer games.

For more information on Marc and his respected team of industry recruiters, visit


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