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Game Connection Europe 2008

Lyon Game, Fog Studios, Epic Games, Intel, Universally Speaking and Flying Fish Works signed as sponsors.

Lyon, France – September 11, 2008 – Connection Events, the organizer of the upcoming Game Connection Europe, is proud to announce that many leading companies in the videogame and technology industry are supporting the event scheduled for November 5-7 2008.

Lyon Game, Fog Studios, Epic Games, Intel, Universally Speaking and Flying Fish Works are the main sponsors who offered their support for Game Connection Europe 2008. The event is also supported by the GDC Austin and IMGA among others, as well as many esteemed media, including Develop, Games Industry, Game Dev, the German magazine Making Games, Pocket, the French video Game Agency AFJV and more.

“Game Connection Lyon has long been a key date in our diary. It is a get-down-to-business kind of event and we are delighted to be this year’s Silver Sponsor”, says Vickie Peggs, MD Universally Speaking.

Game Connection was created 7 years ago to fill a void in the game industry and provide business-focussed professionals with the perfect setting to network and discuss business opportunities. The organizers are thrilled that major players in the industry believe in the value of Game Connection and want to associate their name with the event.

“ We are really happy to get the support of renown companies from various fields of the industry who represent so perfectly the wide range of participants who attend Game Connection: Engine, Q/A and localisation, hardware, development, etc. », says Pierre Carde, Managing Director, Game Connection.

Companies who wish to exhibit at Game Connection Europe to showcase their projects, skills or services have until next Wednesday, September 17 to do so online at


Connection Events is the organizer of Game Connection, the leading business event in the video game industry, taking place in Lyon (France) and San Francisco (California, USA) during the Game Developers Conference. Game Connection provides several different services all geared toward the same goals: matchmaking among outsourcing companies, tools providers, developers, publishers and distributors, network building and enhancement, and examination of projects and companies. Connection Events is also the co-organizer of the French editions of the Game Developers Conference. The last editions took place in Paris on June 23-24 2008 and in Lyon on December 3-4 2007.

For further information, please contact:

- Sophie Therrien, Communication and Marketing Manager, at: +33 4 72 44 44 22 or by email: stherrien[@]

- Eric Lacroix, Sales Manager, at: +33 4 72 44 44 27 or by email: elacroix[@]

Thank you to our Sponsors

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