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A week-long series of events in London that celebrates and explores the LGBTQ community
Brand Licensing Europe is the only pan-European event dedicated to licensing and brand extension, bringing together 280+ leading brand owners with 7,500+ retailers, licensees and manufacturers for three days of deal-making, networking and trend spotting. This year, BLE will feature a large area dedicated to video game and esports licensing.
Celebrate the contributions of women to the electronic games industry, past and present, during the second annual Women in Games celebration on October 3. Enjoy an evening of discussions with female innovators and leaders from the video game industry, including Emily Greer, Robin Hunicke, Elizabeth LaPensťe, Ann McCormick, Jennifer Oneal, Meggan Scavio, Jen Taylor, and Kiki Wolfkill.
SHUX returns Oct. 4-6 with the very best of board games and board game culture! Stage shows, massive social games, special events, over 50 publishers, 1,000+ Title Game Library, RPG and Dexterity gaming spaces, and more open gaming than any other show in Canada make these 3 days you?ll never forget. Meet your favourite designers, reviewers, entertainers, and your new best friends; play loads of games, and try and buy the newest unreleased hotness just in time for Christmas.
Melbourne International Games Week (MIGW), Asia Pacific's premier games festival is back with 30+ events and activities for gamers, industry and business. Now in its 5th year, MIGW brings together games-enthusiasts, industry and business to play, connect and inspire. Highlights include: PAX AUS, CGAP the largest game developer conference in the region, Locomojam, Australia's first ever train jam, Parallels: The Freeplay Showcase, demonstrating experimental new games, The Australian Game Developer Awards, Games for Change Lunch, Education in Games Summit and more. Explore the future of games, technology innovation, network and test your playing skills!
Following the success of an esports summit in 2016, the 2018 Esports Research Conference was the first conference of its kind to focus on esports research and practice inclusive of both academics and industry professionals. Created to provide a space for esports researchers and industry leaders to come together to present research, discuss topics relevant to future work, celebrate collaboration in the growing field, and build bridges between the many communities that make up the field of esports.
Join us again this year to connect with other academics and industry experts during the 2019 UCI Esports Conference.
Game Design Summit is a conference for professionals by professionals, brought to life by the need to talk game design. We want to create a space for exchanging experiences, improving competence and promoting great design. We want a space that will bring more and better skilled professional game designers to the market - people who will be able to translate even the craziest ideas into good, playable content.
The conference features 3-4 hour workshops full of nitty-gritty details and talks straight from the trenches - no fluff, only the best in the industry sharing their knowledge.
This show will be the 20th anniversary of the White Nights Conference. Experts from all over the world will join the conference to exchange experiences, find new partners, meet old friends and celebrate this special edition! Expect three tracks of lectures to be held by 70+ industry experts, huge Developer Exhibition, Deconstruction workshop, awesome parties and networking events, and many many more.
The main GIC objective is to provide a platform for discussion and exchange of experiences between professional game makers, academics and educators, future game designers and programmers, scientists, and young people.
The GIC gathers over 3600 attendees from 56 countries.
EGLX is a celebration of all things gaming. What started out as a small get-together has grown into Canada's largest video game event. Look forward to exciting displays from your favourite game developers, an expanded kids zone with plenty of games for the younger set and massive stages for amazing esports events such as Ubisoft's Rainbow Six Siege Canada Nationals and EGLX's Rising Stars series. Whatever your game is, come play at EGLX this October in downtown Toronto!
GAconf is a one-day conference co-hosted by the IGDAís game accessibility SIG, dedicated to making games more accessible to gamers with disabilities. The event features talks and networking for all disciplines of the games industry, exploring recent and future advances in game accessibility
One of the biggest conventions in Southeast Asia, ESGS, which started on 2014, combines the elements of esports competition and gaming showcase. Different gaming companies/studios (and indies) will present and showcase their gaming titles as well as other services to the general public. Then different esports gaming exhibitions / competitions, organized by various gaming organization/companies, are being played by professional (and non professional) cyber athletes, to see which among them is the best players/teams in their respective games. Other event features such as cosplay and hardware / merchandise / art showcase / selling are also present.
Middle East Games Con will return for its third edition, after growing by double in size in just two years, with 18,000 visitors and 30 speakers. 2019 will bring the consumer, B2B and conferences all under one roof for three days in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
Game Connection is an efficiency-driven B2B event offering clients the opportunity to meet with other industry professionals in a speed dating format. With the help of Letís Meet, the matchmaking system, attendees are able to accept, request and schedule meetings with relevant parties before the event even begins.
GameSoundCon is the leading professional conference for game music and sound design. In its 11th year, GameSoundCon features the industry's top talent discussing the creative, technical and business aspects of interactive music and sound design. Session Tracks include "GDC" style talks, Audio for VR/AR/MR, Academic and Industry research in game/interactive audio, and Dialogue and Performance.
Banff is one of the iconic, breathtaking nature resorts of the world under protection of UNESCO. The conference will take place at one of the most unique and luxurious venues that both Canada and North America have to offer Ė Fairmont Banff Springs conference resort.
In itís first year already the conference is setting itís goals extremely high, expecting to attract between 1000 and 2000 international attendees while featuring 100+ incredible speakers during 3 days at 6 tracks. Reboot Develop Red 2019 in itís premier year will also host as itís key parts a B2B expo and indie expo areas.
Building on its successful debut last year, EGX Berlin returns to deliver one of the biggest gaming shows to games fans throughout Europe
Colombia 4.0 and Heroes Fest come together to bring to the regions the best of digital creative industries.
Game Happens, the festival dedicated to the cultural, political and social impact of video games, returns with a fifth edition that focuses on the most innovative elements of independent games. The Festival is both an international conference, aimed at industry professionals, and an exhibition. The 2019 theme is Elements of Change.
The videogame developers international congress it?s an event held annually since 2009. COIDEV brings to Lima the most important leaders in the game industry around the world. The main activities are lectures, workshops and an Indie Game Arena with the best Peruvian games.
Gamerome is the Italian leading b2b event for Games and Entertainment Industries. Running at its 4th edition on November 13-15 inside the stunning 5 star Hotel Radisson Blu in Rome, Gamerome creates content that matters, connecting businesses, brands and industries thanks to its Conference, Dev Showcase, Matchmaking, Publishers Pitch, Awards and Networking opportunities.
+500 delegates, +50 Top Class Speakers, +100 leading Companies attended our event as strategic partners and sponsors.
Launched in 2005, this annual South Korean consumer and b2b event is a one-stop shop for connecting with Asia. With one of the most active and developed gaming markets behind it, the biggest players in publishing, development and investment gather at G-STAR every year, to do business and set the industry trends. In 2019 you can expect nearly 700 trade exhibitors from 36 different countries. There'll be over 2,000 professional visitors; the consumer part of the show welcomes over 232,900 visitors in total too, and runs for an additional day until 17 November.
The largest game conference on the East Coast. Every year, more than 3000 passionate video game industry professionals gather in Montrťal. This year, it merges with MEGA (Montreal Expo Gaming Arcade)
The international game developers conference in Prague is one of the oldest and biggest indie game developer conferences in the European region. It hosts over 1000+ developers from 50+ studios from all of the European countries. Join us for the 17th year of the GDS and enjoy our breathtaking venue, parties, two days of talks, networking opportunities and indie game expo in Prague, the heart of Europe.
The 9th edition of one of the must-attend events on the calendar of international festivals within the videogame industry, the Fun & Serious Game Festival, returns to Bilbao and has invited as its Guest Nation this year one of the countries at the forefront of design and development: Sweden, the cradle of such important developers as DICE (Battlefield, Star Wars Battlefront), Avalanche Studios (Just Cause, Rage2, Mad Max) and Machine Games (Wolfenstein)
Games Gathering is the biggest B2B conference for game developers in Eastern Europe.
At Games Gathering 2019 Kyiv, you may improve your professional skills and meet new business partners: publishers, service providers, investors.
VRX 2019 (Dec 12-13, San Francisco) is gathering 600+ senior business executives across enterprise, entertainment, gaming, tech and investment, and putting customers at the heart of innovation. Join thought leaders from major growth verticals to discuss how VR & AR/MR can bring ROI and propel your business forward.
Description: Taipei Game Show, founded in 2003, has now growing into the leading gaming fair in Asia-Pacific region. Being the only game show in Taiwan with the perfectly tailored B2B and B2C sections in it, Taipei Game Show attracted over 320,000+ public visitors and 2,400+ business visitors from 20+ various countries around the globe in 2019.
Gamethon Expo 2020 will be first of its kind gaming gala in India involving the entire gaming eco system. A place-to-be for all gaming fans when it comes down to experiencing the coming highlights live and meeting up with the entire gaming scene at one location. The expo is aimed at creating an excellent platform for all stakeholders in the Indian and international gaming market to showcase new trends and technologies in the gaming sector.