Games Industry Events

October 2022

Melbourne International Games Week 2022

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Melbourne, Australia

Now in its eighth year, Melbourne International Games Week (MIGW) is the biggest games event in Asia Pacific and a fixture on the global calendar, connecting games, technology and culture, with a broad program for industry, educators, and game enthusiasts alike

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TIGS 2022

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Toronto, ON

The International Games Summit on Mental Health returns for its fourth year, with a focus on how the pandemic exacerbated mental health problems around the world

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Horizon(s)

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Bordeaux, France

A new event designed for and by games industry leaders, featuring conferences, roundtables and workshops, as well as networking opportunities. The 2022 edition will highlight the theme of recruitment and talent management.

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Dutch Game Day powered by Control

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Hilversum, The Netherlands

The Dutch Game Day powered by Control consists of a two-track conference with national and international speakers, as well as the Dutch Game Awards. Dutch Game Day powered by Control is a cooperation between the Dutch Media Week, the Dutch Games Association and game development magazine Control.

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Middle East and North Africa Games For Change Summit

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Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

The first ever MENA G4C Summit - to be held in partnership with AD Gaming, twofour54, and the U.S. Mission to the UAE - is a 2-day event that will promote cross-cultural collaboration by connecting talent in the UAE’s growing video game industry with U.S. expertise and the global Games for Change movement.

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MEGAMIGS 2022

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Quebec, Canada

The 2022 edition focuses on discovery and playability. Welcoming exhibitors from around the world, general admission ticket holders will be able to explore the many booths and showcases of our exhibitors as well as attend their conferences in the Expo Hall. Play the latest releases in the Gaming Zone and discover the impressive talent of independent studios in the Indie Zone. Meet representatives from the best training programs in the province in the Education Zone. Visit the pavilions of the international delegations present. And much more.

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Gamescom Asia 2022

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Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore

Gamescom Asia 2022

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Best Places To Work Awards Canada 2022

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Canada

Making The Games Industry A Better Place To Work

Scottish Games Week

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Scotland and Online

Five-day celebration of the Scottish games industry, including a two-day conference, eductation symposium, More Than Games (an event for non-games audiences to explore the impact of the industry), Scottish Games Awards and satellite events around the country

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GI Academy Online 2022

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Students can once again meet with the games industry in a free online event next month. GI Academy is an entirely free, digital-only event that takes place in Discord between October 26th - 28th, in partnership with Total War developer Creative Assembly. Industry professionals from some of the UK's biggest games developers, plus a few famous faces, will be dropping into the Discord to take part in roundtables, to advise students on pathways into video games, to review portfolios, and to share insight into what they do.

November 2022

GTR Conference 2022

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Luleå, Sweden

The Global Top Round Conference is an exclusive industry event for game developers, publishers, and experts from all over the world. But, this is not just a conference; it’s also where the company will be selecting and announcing the studios that will receive funding and be inducted into the GTR acceleration program

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TIGA Awards 2022

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London, United Kingdom

The TIGA Awards for game developers, educators, technology and service providers will return as an in-person ceremony this autumn, following two years as a virtual event due to Covid restrictions. Nominations are until Friday August 5th, and as ever the categories cover all sectors and disciplines within the games industry

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DevGAMM Game Fest 2022

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Online

Join DevGAMM Game Fest 2022, that takes place online on November 23-25 and will be fully dedicated to games and devs. Developers can already submit their games to the DevGAMM Awards, which will be the main part of the festival. The prize fund for now is $20,000, and it is sponsored by tinyBuild and Xsolla. Submissions are open until October 10.

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Game Wave Festival

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Tallinn, Estonia

The Game Wave Festival is a business, education and entertainment event for the gaming industry professionals. It first took place with great success in September 2021 in Jūrmala, Latvia attracting participants from 25 countries. The first three days of six-day-event are dedicated to the game jam. The festival is mainly B2B, but it is designed to avoid the “stiffness” these types of events sometimes have

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December 2022

Africa Games Week 2022

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Cape Town, South Africa

The largest gathering of African game developers, exporters and leaders in the world and this year is pushing the boundaries to make sure the African industry is meeting and building a community to develop the industry.

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Reboot Develop Red 2022

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Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Second year of the Canadian edition of world renown Reboot Develop boutique games industry and game developers conference, famous for unbeatable speaker lineups and huge attendance. Set at one of the most beautiful places on earth, breathtaking national park Banff in Alberta, Canada, at luxurious and iconic Fairmont Banff Springs conference resort.

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February 2023

Taipei Game Show 2023

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Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei City, Taiwan

The 2023 event will run on a hybrid model, encompassing both in-person and online-only events, and the theme this year will be "Come in Gameverse"