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Games Industry Events in 2024

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January 2024

Copenhagen Gaming Week 2024

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Bella Arena & Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen Gaming Week is a new international festival uniting all aspects of gaming and esports in the Danish capital: Your chance to level up on futuristic tech, current trends, and retro classics while connecting with like-minded individuals who share your passion.

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Digital Gaming India Expo 2024

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Pragati Maidan, New Dehli, India

The Digital Gaming India Expo 2023 brings together the entire eco-system from India and overseas to facilitate collaboration among gaming companies and showcases institutions working on various technologies.

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Pocket Gamer Connects London 2024

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The Brewery, London, United Kingdom

Pocket Gamer Connects is the leading international conference series for the global games industry. PG Connects has established a reputation as a must-attend conference if you want to meet the most exciting game makers, developers, and publishers alike, as well as some of the world's top investors, tools providers, platforms, and more.

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New York Game Awards 2024

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SVA Theatre, Manhattan, New York, United States

The 13th Annual New York Game Awards will celebrate the best games and talented legends from around the world that make it all happen. Hosted at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan, the evening will be filled with game showcases and live performances followed by an after party.

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Taipei Game Show 2024

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Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taiwan

The Taipei Game Show 2024 will feature a wide range of content, including online gaming, arcade games, and gaming peripherals. Visitors can experience the latest trends in developments in the gaming industry, as well as network with industry professionals.

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February 2024

Game Anglia Festival 2024

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University of Suffolk, Ipswich, United Kingdom

Game Anglia Festival 2024 - a day of talks by game industry, student and independent UK games showcase.

Tentacle Zone's Games Localisation Panel & Networking Evening

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London, United Kingdom

Tentacle Zone hosts a panel session and networking evening exploring the world of game localisation, with a special focus on launching games in Japan Organised by Payload Studios and the Tentacle Zone, in collaboration with SOAS Centre for Translation Studies and The Japan Foundation, this event is free for game developers, students, and educators.

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Gamesforum Barcelona 2023

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Intercontinental Hotel, Barcelona, Spain

Gamesforum Barcelona 2024 will feature insightful keynotes, interactive panels, and networking opportunities with industry professionals.

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D.I.C.E. Summit 2024

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Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

The D.I.C.E. Summit is thee premier video game networking conference which includes a variety of intimate and exciting events to make sure you get the best time to interact with attendees.

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HIT Games Conference 2024 (Online)

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Online

An international online conference devoted to the develop, marketing, and growth of the games industry. The conference will include topics focused on games development, publishing, marketing, and more.

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Guildford.Games Festival 2024

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G Live, Guildford, United Kingdom

The Guildford.Games Festival is a celebration of the games studios in the region and offers a chance to speak with developers about careers in the games industry.

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Gamemasters Summit 2024

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Online

The first edition of the Gamemasters Summit is a one-day digital conference designed by Kwalee to inspire, educate, and connect professionals across mobile game development, marketing, UA, monetisation, and publishing.

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DevGAMM Poland 2024

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Amber Expo, Gdańsk, Poland

Born in Ukraine in 2008, DevGAMM has been uniting game industry professionals from Eastern Europe and beyond for over 15 years. Each conference features multiple networking opportunities, heavy-packed content by top speakers, new games from all over the world, and more.

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March 2024

Hamburg Games Conference 2024

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Altonaer Museum, Germany

The annual Hamburg Games Conference has been a permanent date in the calendar of the international games industry for over 14 years. With a strong focus on C-Level Business and Investment, HGC offers a 2 Day onsite conference, with more than 30+ editorial talks, an expo, evening events and matchmaking.

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NextGen Game Development Conference 2024

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Cologne, Germany

The NextGen Game Development Summit is an event for industry professionals, innovators, and enthusiasts in the gaming world. The conference aims to provide a platform for knowledge exchange, collaboration, and networking among key stakeholders.

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Yorkshire Games Festival 2024

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Bradford, United Kingdom

The Yorkshire Games Festival 2024 celebrates all things gaming and returns with a packed programme of gameplay, talks, workshops, and networking events featuring high-profile industry speakers.

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SXSW 2024

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Austin Convention Center, Texas, United States

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for the global community of digital creatives to encounter cutting-edge ideas, discover new interests, and network with other professionals who share a similar appetite for forward-focused experiences.

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GDC 2024

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Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, United States

The 38th annual Game Developers Conference delivers the game industry's greatest source of content and connections — with innovative exhibitors, awe-inspiring technology, and powerful talks led by game developers who live and breathe this industry. In addition, the Independent Games Festival and the Game Developers Choice Awards will take place live on Wednesday, March 20.

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The Games Industry Social: San Francisco Edition

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Games Industry Gathering (GIG) and GamesIndustry.biz present an IRL party held in San Francisco during the week of GDC. Featuring an exclusive outdoor undercover space with tables and board games, an allocation of vouchers for food and drink from various food trucks and carts, plus a chance to show off and take part in the legendary GamesIndustry.Quiz! Sponsored by Renaissance PR and 1SP Agency

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PAX East 2024

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Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC), Massachusetts, United States

PAX East is a celebration of gaming and gaming culture featuring panels, a massive expo hall filled with publishers and studios, new game demos, musical performances, tournaments, and a community experience.

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Tentacle Zone 2024 - Navigating the Emotional Rollercoaster of Redundancy

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Learning and development consultant, Jenny Muhlwa hosts a free virtual talk offering practical strategies for coping, rebuilding and thriving amidst the challenges of coming to terms with redundancy.

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MGI Conference 2024

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Charlotte Street Hotel, London, United Kingdom

The annual Mobile Games Intelligence 2024 conference brings together industry professionals, policymakers, regulators, and academics, to discuss the regulatory ecosystem for games

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April 2024

London Games Festival 2025

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London, United Kingdom

London Games Festival 2025 will celebrate its 10th anniversary, with a city-wide celebration that incorporates a programme of activity for global games professionals and players from across the country.

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London Games Festival 2024

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London, United Kingdom

London Games Festival will run for its ninth year, with a city-wide celebration that incorporates a programme of activity for global games professionals and players from across the country. Programming across the 16-day event will be grouped around three strands that will focus on: industry, talent and impact, and gameplay.

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HIT Games Conference Istanbul 2024

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ESA Espor Arena, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey

HIT Games Conference 2024 will host an expo area with networking activities, including parties, publisher and investor pitches, and a development expo. More than 60 speakers will perform at two stages covering the news, insights, and trends of the gaming market.

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Reboot Develop Blue 2024

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Moscone Center, Krakow, Poland

The ninth edition of Reboot Develop Blue continues to be one of the biggest games industry events, including more than 150 speakers over a three-day lineup and a B2B expo area.

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Game Day X

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London, United Kingdom

A combination of games expo and conference, where attendees can mingle with people from the games industry, students and grads from a whole host of universities, and lovers of games all around. The conference will offer advice on how to get into the industry via talks and workshops, and there are pitching opportunities to test your ideas with industry experts

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W.A.S.D 2024

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Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom

W.A.S.D 2024 is the central playable and interactive feature of London Games Festival, where attendees can experience a range of playable games, meet game developers, and learn how to start a career in games.

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May 2024

GameExpo Summit 2024

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Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai

The GameExpo Summit 2024 will feature 100 renowned games industry speakers from all over the globe delivering insightful talks, panels and seminars across a number of themed tracks.

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Game Music Festival 2024

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The Game Music Foundation presents The Sounds of the Fireflies - an orchestral rendition of The Last of Us Score, paired with The Symphony of the Realms, a symphonic concert featuring music from Baldur's Gate 3. The event will also feature an educational programme featuring masterclasses, panel discussions, and an opportunity to meet those behind the featured soundtracks.

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GameDev Atlantic 2024

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ShiftKey Labs, Halifax, Canada

GameDev Atlantic is an opportunity to network, share knowledge, support emerging talent, expand the industry, and present Atlantic Canada's rapidly expanding sector on a global stage.

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PAX East 2025

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States

PAX East 2025 is a celebration of gaming and gaming culture featuring panels, an expo hall filled with publishers and studios, new game demos, musical performances, and tournaments.

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Interactive Futures 2024

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The Royal Spa Centre, Leamington, United Kingdom

Some of the biggest names in video games will make an appearance at this year’s Interactive Futures conference in Leamington, including Third Kind Games, The Sumo Group, Ubisoft and Playground Games who will be exhibiting and talking all things games, careers and skills.

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Digital Dragons 2024

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ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Poland

Digital Dragons 2024 is one of the Europe’s largest business events, addressed to the representatives of the digital entertainment sector.

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Nordic Game Spring 2024

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Slagthuset, Malmö, Sweden

Celebrating its 20th anniversary with Nordic Game Spring 2024, attendees can expect the best speakers from the global industry, access to games industry professionals, and a host of networking and social events as well as the Nordic Game Awards.

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June 2024

Games Mental Health Summit 2024

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195 Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom

Presented by Safe In Our World and BAFTA, the Games Mental Health Summit is an open day full of keynotes, panels, workshops, and roundtables delivered by industry speakers and mental health professionals.

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Summer Game Fest 2024

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YouTube Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States

Summer Game Fest 2024 is a showcase of upcoming video games from major platforms and publishers.

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Central Asia Game Show 2024

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Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

The Central Asia Games Show (CAGS) conference and exhibition will be attended by game developers, publishers, investors, and speakers from the United States, Europe, China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and the Kyrgyz Republic.

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GDC x London Tech Week 2024

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Olympia, London, United Kingdom

GDC will be taking over London Tech Week's Centre Stage, offering a chance to exhibit your brand on an international stage and connect with industry leaders.

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XP Game Summit 2024

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The Toronto Hyatt Regency, Canada

The 2024 edition of XP Game Summit will centre on the critical role of Intellectual Property (IP) in video games, with a series of insightful presentations aimed at identifying, developing, and exporting Canadian gaming IP.

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DevGAMM Vilnius 2024

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Vilnius Tech Park, Lithuania

DevGAMM Vilnius 2024 is a two-day event all about content, networking, and fun with speakers from top game dev companies deliver engaging talks.

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Medway Gaming Festival 2024

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Chatham Historic Dockyard, United Kingdom

In partnership with GameDev London, join publishers, including AAA publisher Dovetail Studios, and several universities for two days of showcases, talks, panel discussions and even an onsite mocap studio with special guest speakers.

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HIT Games Conference Barcelona 2024

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Barcelona, Spain

The HIT Games Conference Barcelona 2024 features two stages and an expo area, including networking activities. It features over 70 speakers exploring gaming market insights.

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Gamescom Latam 2024

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São Paulo Expo, São Paulo, Brazil

The inaugural Gamescom Latam is merging with BIG Festival in 2024, and will also include an industry meeting point facilitating networking between industry progressions.

TwitchCon Europe 2024

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Rotterdam Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands

For the first time ever, TwitchCon Europe will be held at the Rotterdam Ahoy. At TwitchCon, thousands of streamers, viewers, and brands come together on Twitch every day meet in person for a weekend-long festival of creativity, competitive gaming, connecting, and fun.

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Games for Change Festival 2024

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New York, New York, United States

The Games for Change Festival 2024 empowers game creators, students, educators, and social innovators to drive real-world impact through games and immersive media.

July 2024

Develop:Brighton 2024

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DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole, Brighton, UK

Develop:Brighton is the only event in the UK that brings the entire gaming industry together. It offers media an opportunity to meet game developers and publishers - from the brightest micro indies to development legends.

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BitSummit 2024

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Japan

Established in 2012, BitSummit was founded with the goal of giving Japanese independent game makers a chance to show their games to the world. As well as support from leading industry companies like Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, and Valve, BitSummit has established itself as a leading venue in which indie developers can showcase their talent.

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Philippine GameDev Expo 2024

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SMX Convention Center, Manila, Philippines

The Philippine Game Dev Expo (PGDX) 2024 features panels, a vibrant indie game scene, international exhibitors, and a wide range of events and activities.

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SIGGRAPH 2024

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Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, United States

SIGGRAPH 2024 is the premier conference for computer graphics and interactive techniques worldwide.

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August 2024

Serious Play Conference 2024

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The University of Toronto Mississauga, Toronto, Canada

The Serious Play Conference 2024 will explore how the power of play games and gamification are transforming education, training, and knowledge mobilization, comprised of interactive sessions, compelling speakers, and cutting-edge research.

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Devcom 2024

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Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany

Europe's biggest game developer conference will again offer a wide range of events and sessions for international game developers, game publishers, and service providers.

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Gamescom 2024

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Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany

The world's largest event for computer and video games and Europe's most comprehensive business platform for the games industry will once again be held in Cologne in 2024.

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PAX West 2024

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Seattle Convention Center, Washington, United States

PAX West 2024 is a celebration of gaming and gaming culture featuring panels, an expo hall with publishers and studios, new game demos, musical performances, and tournaments.

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September 2024

GDN P2P Networking Event 2024

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Hotel Croatia Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia

GDN's inaugural P2P networking event aims to help search for important contacts including publishers and distributors, developers, and service providers in the games industry.

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Live Service Gaming Summit 2024

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Marriott Regent's Park, London, United Kingdom

The inaugural Live Service Gaming Summit serves as a networking opportunity focused on innovation and operations, with the goal of reshaping the way companies develop and manage their live gaming environments.

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TwitchCon North America 2024

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San Diego Convention Center, California, United States

At TwitchCon, thousands of streamers, viewers, and brands come together on Twitch every day meet in person for a weekend-long festival of creativity, competitive gaming, connecting, and fun.

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FormatGG Liverpool 2024

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Camp and Furnace, Liverpool, United Kingdom

FormatGG Liverpool 2024 is Europe's largest games industry nightlife festival, which includes evenings of playing UK and international games, publisher pitching, and meeting games industry and community leaders.

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Tokyo Game Show 2024

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Held annually in the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan, the Tokyo Game Show focuses on Japanese games, but also welcomes international game developers. The show is open to the public during the last two days, allowing them to experience the latest gaming technologies.

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October 2024

Games Connect Asia Pacific 2024

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Melbourne, Australia

Part of Melbourne International Games Week, GCAP 2024 will feature industry professionals to create opportunities for business development, and will deliver education and upskilling programs across multiple content streams focused on the core disciplines of game development.

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Gamescom Asia 2024

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Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Gamescom Asia aims to serve as a platform for Southeast Asian game developers to explore partnerships and expand their audiences globally. It contains a business and entertainment zone alongside an industry gaming conference to cover the entire diversity of games culture.

New Zealand Games Developers Conference 2024

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand

The NZGDC 2024 is a three-day event that fosters a dynamic ecosystem of collaboration, innovation, and growth, uniting game developers, VFX artists, and animators under one roof.

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HIT Games Conference Berlin 2024

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Berlin, Germany

HIT Games Conference (HGC) is an international brand that organizes B2B events dedicated to the development, promotion and growth of the games market.

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GameSoundCon 2024

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Burbank Convention Center in Burbank, California or remote, USA

GameSoundCon is a professional conference for anyone involved with game audio, from composers and sound designers to researchers and dialogue specialists. The 2-day features over 70 panels and sessions from the leaders in game sound and music. GameSoundCon is fully hybrid, with both in-person and remote attendance options.

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MIGS 2024

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Marché Bonsecours, Montreal, Canada

Now in its 21st year, MIGS continues its mission to further develop Québec and Canada’s video game industry through global networking opportunities, speakers, and a B2B exhibit space.

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