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Game Connection Europe 2009

Level Up Program offers developers the chance to present their projects for free in Lyon this December.

LYON, France – August 10th 2009 – For the third year, newly founded and talented developers and service providers will get the chance to present their products and services for FREE (value of EUR 4500). Connection Events, the organizers of Game Connection Europe, which will take place on December 8-10 2009 in Lyon, France, created this program to help talented new developers and service providers get in the limelight of the game business.

Level Up candidates can submit their projects and services before September 14th, by contacting The eligibility criteria are:

1. The company must be less than 2 years old

2. The company must never have attended a Game Connection event before

3. The company should not be a part of another company already attending Game Connection

The Game Connection Advisory Board, composed of industry experts from various countries and businesses, will then select the Level Up Program 2009 winners. Innovation will be one of the main criteria the Advisory Board will be focussed on.

“In these struggling times many talented professionals decided to create their own companies and the Level Up program is THE opportunity for them to be in front of publishers and other developers and make the deals securing their company’s future for a couple of years,” said Pierre Carde, Managing Director of Connection Events.

Applicants can check out last year winners’ testimonials and read their success stories by visiting For more information and post your application, please contact

Connection Events will also be at Gamescom and GDC Europe next week. For more information about the Program or Game Connection, the team will be available for meetings.

Deadline for applications: September 14th, 2009


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.

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