Games Industry Events

August 2022

Gamescom 2022

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Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany

The world's largest video game trade fair is finally back on site in Cologne

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September 2022

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PAX West 2022

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PAX West 2022 welcomes gamers from Seattle and around the world to the Seattle Convention Center from September 2-5. Attendees can play sneak previews of the most anticipated unreleased games, attend interactive panels featuring top YouTubers, streamers, and gaming industry icons, vibe out during live music performances, or watch competitive gamers go for gold in high-stakes esports tournaments.

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Women in Games Festival

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London, United Kingdom

Collection of events organised by Women In Games, including networking opportunities, virtual and in-person launch parties, a game jam, an esports tournament and the Women in Games Global Awards

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Women In Games Conference 2022

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London, United Kingdom

Two-day conference where professionals from around the world discuss key topics, including (but not limited to) how the games industry can improve its diversity

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Tokyo Game Show 2022

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Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan

Japan's biggest games expo will return to physical events in 2022, although there will still be online elements for those unable to attend. The first two days will be dedicated to business and industry attendees, with the doors opening to the public for the last two. The theme this year is 'Nothing stops gaming'

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GI Live: London 2022

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London Excel, United Kingdom

The UK's premier indie, publishing and investment event

EGX London 2022

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ExCeL, London, United Kingdom

The UK's huge celebration of video games returns to London in September. Featuring panels, playable games, signings, retro games, board games, indie games... and the GamesIndustry.biz Academy show. Plus lots, lots more

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EGX 2022

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London Excel, United Kingdom

An epic four-day celebration of all things gaming

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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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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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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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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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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"