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GC Asia 2009

Matchmaking system launched.

GCA Games Convention Asia

GC Asia Conference (GCAC)

Suntec Singapore International Convention

& Exhibition Centre

(September 17-20, 2009)

LEIPZIG, Germany and SINGAPORE - September 10, 2009 - LMI Asia Pte Ltd today announced that the official matchmaking system for GC Asia Conference (GCAC) is now available for registered conference attendees to use. Powered by's proprietary social networking platform, the matchmaking system is designed to enable attendees to setup meetings with other attendees, exhibitors, speakers and potential partners through a simple online tool. GCAC takes place September 17-18, 2009 in Singapore at the Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre, with Games Convention Asia held alongside on September 17-20.

"The matchmaking system enables the conference to deliver on one of its key promises, that of building international networks and being a catalyst for business development internationally," said Jorg Zeissig, Managing Director of LMI Asia Pte Ltd. "With a dedicated meeting area and staff to help facilitate meetings onsite, the environment is very relaxed and comfortable, the perfect setup for business meetings."

The matchmaking system works of’s popular social networking system, and gives anyone attending the conference the ability to request a meeting with anyone else. Profiles can be posted so meetings are targeted for the users and all meetings are accepted or declined by the person targeted for the meeting. With world-class speakers, exhibitors and attendees, the matchmaking system will be used to scheduled hundreds of meetings resulting in business for users.

GC Asia gives us the opportunity to focus on the Asia-Pacific region's biggest trends, players, and announcements," said Phil Elliott, managing editor of / "Asia is the fastest-growing area for game development and many of the business models that are maturing there could well become the standards for the rest of the world over the next several years."

About Games Convention Asia/GC Asia Conference

Founded in 2007, the GCA Games Convention Asia is the only business platform for developers, publishers, distributors, manufacturers and service providers of the games industry, focusing on interactive entertainment, infotainment, edutainment, hardware and the latest server technologies for the entire Asia-Pacific region. The event takes place over four days in Singapore and is organized by LMI Asia Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Leipziger Messe International. The innovative concept, consisting of the four pillars of exhibition, a business centre, matchmaking area, and GC Asia Conference, attracted more than 92,000 visitors to the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre in 2008. The GC Asia Conference, the only game developer conference in the Asia-Pacific region, allows developers and industry experts to exchange knowledge and know-how in panels and lectures and grow their international networks of business connections. For more information, please v isit:

About Network

The Network is the business networking tool that allows games industry professionals to connect with each other. It is the community that enables you to find out who you need to know and then make contact with them. Unlike other social networks, it is not just about talking to your existing contacts. It is an opportunity to get in touch with new people across the globe to create genuine business opportunities. The general public cannot see what is happening within the network and you can be sure that the contacts you make will be relevant to your business - the business of games.

Media Contacts:


Leipziger Messe

Nancy Pfaff, Press Officer

49 (0) 341 678 8186

North America

International Digital Entertainment Agency

Sean Kauppinen

Phone; +1-415-299-2156


The Hoffman Agency

Maureen Tseng, Director of Client Service

Phone: +65 6238 1612

Fax: +65 6238 0890


Shirley Wong, Account Manager

Phone: +65 6238 1851

Fax: +65 6238 0890


Contact for GCA

Jorg Zeissig, Managing Director LMI Asia

Phone: +49 (0) 341 678 7900

Mobile: +65 (0) 9721 8541


GCA and GC Asia Conference on the internet:

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