Games Industry Events
See what gaming events are on the horizon. Additional data supplied courtesy of gameconfs.com.
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The Dublin Games Summit is a new business event aimed at the games industry in Ireland and abroad, which caters for developers, publishers, retailers and more. The day is packed with speakers, networking sessions and one-on-one meetings arranged for those who attend
DiGRA 2018 takes place at the Campus Luigi Einaudi, University of Turin in Torino, Italy on 25th July 2018
SIGGRAPH 2018 takes place at the TBA in Vancouver, Canada on 12th August 2018
Devcom is the primary game developers event at gamescom, the world’s largest computer and video games event. Devcom is a prestigious, two-day umbrella framework for a series of events focused around game development, game publishing, networking and community building.
gamescom is Europe's leading business platform of the games industry and the global 360 degree event for digital gaming culture. It is the best-in-class show for games, as well as the central trade and media platform for networking business development, sales, press and community in one place.
We’ve dedicated two days before PAX West to the developer community for the craft that is game making. PAX Dev is about elevating the art and creating a place to share, debate and learn.
PAX is a festival for gamers of all genres to come together and celebrate the culture of gaming. Unreleased games, big booths, compelling panels, game music concerts, the gaming community and industry support puts PAX far above any other show on the planet.
Mobile Growth Europe 2018 is a two-day, non-vendor conference which will help you to connect with and learn from mobile growth and brand marketing professionals specializing in the areas of user acquisition, monetization, retention/engagement, re-engagement as well as data science & analytics as it pertains to mobile, retail and mCommerce brands.
In partnership with Gam3.Asia and Asus, three live gaming tournaments - ROG Masters 2017 - DOTA 2 - Singapore Qualifier and ROG Masters 2017 - CS:GO - Singapore Qualifier finals, and semi-final to finals Vainglory Championship 2017 - Southeast Asia - will take centre stage at the GGXP.
The UK'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.
The GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit is an EGX event that brings together small-to-medium games companies and games investors for talks, a panel, lunch and networking and formal meetings in the afternoon. Investors include VCs, angels, publishers, platform-holders, trusts, public bodies, private investment companies and government initiatives - and in previous years guest attendees have included London Venture Partners, SEGA of Europe, SIE XDev, Nintendo, Microsoft, UK Games Fund, The Wellcome Trust, Creative England, All4Games, Mercia Technologies and Kickstarter..
Mobile Growth Canada is a 1-day event filled with insightful content from the best in business such as Facebook, Playtika, and a host of other proven players in the mobile app business. FREE for all mobile marketers thanks to our sponsors of the event. Join this growing mobile marketing community to gain valuable insights, analyze the latest trends from the mobile UA (User Acquisition), Retention, and Monetization worlds to inspire your growth strategies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.