Independent Game Conference 2008
Mary-Margaret hosting a job fair at this month's event in Austin.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUSTIN, TEXAS (Nov. 7, 2008) – Mary-Margaret Network announces a virtual option to the day-long job fair at the Independent Game Conference (IGC) Thursday, Nov. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, Austin.
“Adding the virtual option enables exhibitors and job seekers to actively participate in the job fair, and benefit from networking opportunities, without having to be present in Austin,” said Mary-Margaret Walker, CEO of Mary-Margaret Network. “We’re opening the door for world-wide industry talent to connect with hiring companies to partner and advance their careers—saving on travel costs is just an added bonus!”
The two-day, IGC event (Nov. 19 and 20) includes seminars on raising money to invest in a game studio, emerging development platforms, development for the iPhone, game politics, IP protection, game audio design and recruiting vs. outsourcing. The conference also boasts the hugely successful Game Demo Night featuring developers showcasing their latest games for their peers.
Mary-Margaret Network will conduct on-site raffles for resume “Overhauls” and “Tune-Ups” to kick off the launch of their new services featured here: http://www.mary-margaret.com/candidateregistration.aspx. Anyone signed up for the event will be entered into the drawings; entrants need not be present to win.
Virtual exhibitors will be represented on the floor with materials sent to the event and will receive all paper resumes collected at their booth and have access to all online resumes as well. To register as an Exhibitor for the job fair e-mail email@example.com.
Virtual candidates will be able to post their resume on the Mary-Margaret Network Web site for conference exhibitors to view before, during and after the event and will receive a package of all materials from exhibiting companies.
Admission to the job fair is included with a two-day IGC conference registration, but can be purchased separately for $50. To register as a job seeker for the job fair, go to www.independentgameconference.com/#. Once registered, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to attend as a virtual job seeker.
Mary-Margaret Network: The destination for recruitment, staffing, career and consulting services in the global interactive entertainment industry. Mary-Margaret Network offers valuable resources to help companies and individuals stay apprised of industry trends. We place outstanding candidates, from C-level executives to individual contributors, in every department and profession. Since 1996, our focus on superior service to employers and candidates has earned us an unsurpassed reputation for recruitment management and career development. Visit http://www.mary-margaret.com to get—and stay—connected.
GamePath LLC is an Austin, Texas-based independent conference and trade show production company which also organizes the Game Education Summit conference series. For additional information, please contact Mark Chuberka at email@example.com and 512-341-0269.
Amy E. Tucker,
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