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Independent Game Conference 2008

Mary-Margaret Network hosting a job fair at next month's event in Austin.


AUSTIN, TEXAS (Oct. 9, 2008) – Mary-Margaret Network will host a 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. The job fair provides an opportunity for industry talent and hiring companies to engage and network at the IGC.

“The IGC is developing the next generation of industry leading studios, so it’s the perfect place to bring together great companies and incredible talent for serious networking,” said Mary-Margaret Walker, CEO of Mary-Margaret Network. “We’re pleased to be working with IGC as we launch our new host of networking services.”

Job fair attendees can post their resume on the Mary-Margaret Network website for conference exhibitors to view ahead of time. 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.

The two-day, IGC event 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.

“We’re excited to be adding the job fair to this year’s IGC program offerings,” said Mark Chuberka, director of the IGC. “Partnering with Mary-Margaret Network—a long-trusted resource in our industry—will bring the best results for all who attend.”

IGC registration is $170 including admission to the job fair. Admission to the job fair only is $50. Hotel rooms have been secured at a group rate of $99. Companies interested in becoming an exhibitor should visit the sponsorship page at the IGC website: http://www.independentgameconference.com.

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.

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 mark@gamepathevents.com and 512-341-0269.

Amy E. Tucker,

Sr. Content Editor

Mary-Margaret Network

877-662-3888 x 718


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