Games Industry Events
See what gaming events are on the horizon. Additional data supplied courtesy of gameconfs.com.
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Computer Graphics, Animation & Game Design 2018 (CGA2018) takes place at the TBA in Montreal, Canada on 26th September 2018
Germany's biggest video games event. Come along and you'll find the most anticipated console and PC games, all playable weeks or months before they're released. We also have presentations by game designers from world renowned studios, areas dedicated to esports, the opportunity to meet and chat with game creators and loads more.
An afternoon of brief presentations and keynote speeches, followed by open floor discussion about how to make life in the industry better for those who work in it
An evening of insight from the studio director of Media Molecule, the UK developer behind LittleBigPlanet and the ambitious upcoming project Dreams
GameSoundCon is the industry's premier conference on game music and sound design, featuring over 50 speakers and panelists representing the top names in the industry. GameSoundCon covers the creative, business and technical challenges of the game music and sound industry with 5 separate session tracks:
- Game Audio Essentials
- Game Audio PRO
- Audio for Virtual Reality (plus AR/MR)
- Game Audio Research
- Game Audio Studies
The Game Industry Conference takes place alongside the Poznan Game Arena, where more than 71,000 visitors enjoy the show by testing games and hardware from more than 130 expositors.
The two events are the best place to meet the Polish Game Industry. There are already more than 400 studios and 5,000 people working in games development in Poland.
The UK Best Places To Work Awards returns for a second year at the Ham Yard Hotel in London. Celebrate employer excellence at a special ceremony held in the heart of city. We'll be highlighting the greatest games industry companies, alongside excellence in diversity, corporate social responsibility, leadership, training, wellbeing and a whole host more.
The White Nights Conference is an international business conference
for game industry with the content across mobile, PC, console, web, AR
and VR. The White Nights events attract influential game industry
professionals and take place three times a year in February (Berlin),
in June (St. Petersburg) and in October (Moscow). Every year more than
4,000 visitors altogether attend the conference. Industry-leading
companies like King, Obsidian, Supercell, Rovio, Bandai Namco, Big
Fish, Wargaming, Playrix, Pixonic, Facebook, Google and many others
have already attended.
Crypto Games Conference is the first international conference dedicated to games and game services with use of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The aim of the summit is to unite the worlds of games, blockchain, cryptocurrencies and other cutting edge technologies, discuss the profound implications of their convergence, and discover the new opportunities that result from their synergies.
Game Executive 2018 takes place at the Aalto University Executive Education in Helsinki, Finland on 17th October 2018
As one of the leading conferences in Europe aimed at game development students and start-ups, our focus is not only to cover business and development, but to include academia and research as well. Last year the theme of the conference was Experience the future: Reimagining games and we had over 900 participants from 22 countries and 4 continents and prominent speakers from all over the games industry.
Austria's biggest video games event, encompassing everything from family games to esports titles, as well as workshops on how games can be used in schools. Admission is free
Scotland’s No1 gaming festival, Resonate Total Gaming, is back for the third year in Glasgow on 19-21 October. Last year more than 9500 gamers flocked to the festival, which is organised by QD Events.
For 2018, the event has increased in capacity and will include 3 feature packed halls (one of which is for over 18s only) an eSports arena, BAFTA led workshops, YouTube celebrities, including Syndicate, and a number of dedicated zones such as the Kids Zone, Retro Zone, and Indie Zone where established and local independent developers have the chance to showcase their latest demos and releases.
Join Australian and international influencers, businesses and industry for Melbourne International Games Week 2018 – Asia Pacific’s largest digital games celebration – featuring conferences, events and activities for the games industry, games enthusiasts, general public and educationalists.
This year, the week will host your favourite events including Game Connect Asia Pacific, the Women in Games Lunch and the Australian Game Developers’ Awards.
The Athens Games Festival is back for a second year, and the only international game business conference in Greece.
Video game developers from Greece and Cyprus and from all around the world, along with international game dev studios, will gather in a two-day event to show their talent and tell their own digital story.
One-day event discussing how to make games playable for everyone, countering disabilities such as blindness, deafness and physical impairment
For over 6 years’, IQPC has hosted events across Europe and North America for professionals working in Quality Assurance and Localization industries. Given the explosion of the APAC market and unique regional intricacies to be taken into account when testing, it is clear that game quality is critical to continue to grow and satisfy the player community.
Game Connection is the international event where 2700+ developers, publishers, distributors and service providers come to find new partners and/or (in the case of service providers) find new clients. The industry leading Game Connection Meeting App enables attendees and exhibitors to organise meetings in advance of the event – optimising their time on-site.
Meet professionals, creatives and young talents from all disciplines and workflow of game development, digital media production, film-making, 3D-Animation and VfX at the Making Games Conference in coop with animago Award & Conference! The two-day gathering also offers lectures of international and national luminaries of game development, film- and postproduction such as John Romero (Creator of “Doom”), Manuel Thomasser (Digic Pictures), Richard Arroyo (Ubisoft Montréal) and many more.
After a successful launch event in 2017 the organisers behind Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) are bringing back their games convention. The event will deliver a packed agenda of esports, tournaments, competitions, B2B, conferences, gaming celebrities and chances to play many unreleased games.
The first international PAX event returns for its fifth outing. It takes place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and features an exhibition of the latest games, esports tournaments, panels and talks, performances and a whole host more.
We love games and we love good music. Our team at gamemusic.pl has been combining these two passions for more than a decade by writing about the music of video games, releasing game music albums on vinyl, and… producing game music concerts.
Having gathered years of experience, we finally grew up to create something bigger. A truly unique event. We invite you to beautiful city of Wroclaw in Poland to our first Game Music Festival.
PAX Aus 2018 will take place from 26-28 October and will feature over 180 companies from around the world, thousands of playable games and over 150 hours of on-stage content. Three days can barely contain it.
This year, PAX Aus will also play host to EB Expo, including a dedicated area for the largest publishers in the world to showcase their upcoming titles, developer presentations in the EB Expo Live Theatre, and Australia’s biggest pop-up EB Games store. You want more major publishers? More hands-on gameplay? More panels? Well, you got it.
In 4 short years, LEVEL UP KL has become Southeast Asia’s premier industry event for game developers! With the objective of bringing together both local and international players to the regional game development scene in Southeast Asia, LEVEL UP KL also provides a platform for players in the industry to interact, learn and share knowledge.
MIGS - Montreal International Game Summit - is the largest game conference on the East Coast. Every year, more than 3000 game professionals that are passionate with their jobs gather at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal.
When we founded PAX, we were always careful to carve out a part of the show for Tabletop games. It's always been a part of the convention people could define for themselves, make new friends, and it would be hard to count the number of games who had their start at those tables. It's a point of pride for us that no matter how much space we give it, the Tabletop section of any show always fills up. Eventually, we had to realize that this part of PAX had its own identity and its own culture inside the larger continuum, and we wanted to give it a place to stretch out a bit. Welcome to PAX Unplugged.
Two-day conference exploring India's growing games industry and its place in the global market. Part of IndiaJoy, a week-long celebration of the games and animation work produced by the nation
VRX 2018 is the 4th annual gathering of the world's leading network of senior-level professionals in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and immersive tech; an exclusive networking event for business decision makers and senior industry execs.
Ludicious is the personal developer event, centring around thoughtful application of the arts and crafts of game development. We work to support small & midsize developers and communities, and create event formats which bring developers and industry personally together. We showcase a unique curation within each festival edition, led by an annual theme.
Ludicious is where creativity, technology and commercial potential come together.
New games festival exploring opportunities in the games industry with the support of local studios such as Playground Games, Ubisoft Leamington, Sega Hardlight.
At Esports BAR Cannes, you’ll meet a selection of top-level management people and opinion leaders from around the world.
Whatever your esports business goals are, the Cannes Bar is designed to offer you the most productive and enjoyable 3-day experience. Just focus on brokering a sponsorship deal, negotiating broadcasting licensing, exploring new marketing opportunities or gaining practical business insights.