January 2018

PAX South 2018

PAX South 2018 takes place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, United States on 12th January 2018

  • 12th January 2018
  • Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States, North America

Casual Connect USA 2018

Join us at the whimsical Disneyland Hotel as experts and innovators dive into everything that makes games magical

Games First London

Building on years of successful events in Helsinki, Supercell and Space Ape Games bring its indie developer gathering to London for the first time

Ludicious Zürich Game Festival 2018

Ludicious Zürich Game Festival 2018 takes place at the Zeughaushof in Zürich, Switzerland on 18th January 2018

  • 18th January 2018
  • Zeughaushof, Zürich, Switzerland, Europe

Ukie Hub crawl Brighton - Strategies and opportunities for growth

6pm - 9pm

The Hub Crawl 2018 is a series of free events that bring games businesses together to hear and share the latest thinking on business growth. Each event features a series of short, informative sessions from industry experts in key areas such as finance, marketing and technology and this will be followed by a games panel featuring companies from the local area. After the event there will be a chance to network, share ideas and have a free drink with your peers, courtesy of our main sponsor Jagex. This is a free event open to anyone involved in the games industry. Please feel free to invite your colleagues, friends and associates.

Pocket Gamer Connects London 2018

Pocket Gamer Connects London 2018 takes place at the TBA in London, United Kingdom on 22nd January 2018

Gamesforum London 2018

The rebranded Mobile Games Forum expands its remit to encompass more of the video games industry, inviting experts to share their insights via a six-track conference

Taipei Game Show 2018

Taipei Game Show 2018 takes place at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taipei, Taiwan on 25th January 2018

DreamHack Leipzig

DreamHack Leipzig is the biggest LAN-Party in Germany, with more than 15,000 visitors per year including 1,500 LAN participants. Besides the LAN-Area, DreamHack Leipzig offers DreamExpo, the Cosplay competition, the exhibition area IndieVille and the StreamArea.

GoGames360 Dallas

GoGames360 Dallas takes place at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, United States on 26th January 2018

February 2018

Gaming Istanbul 2018

Gaming Istanbul is designed to be "the gaming bridge of EuroAsia", shining a light on the Turkish games industry for both local companies and consumers, as well as industry professionals from around the world

VFX Festival 2018

Three-day celebration of games, animation and motion graphics designed to inspire games developers, filmmakers, animators and more

Indie Garden Assembly

Indie Garden Assembly takes place at the La Serrure Numérique in Valenciennes, France on 8th February 2018

White Nights Prague

The White Nights Conference is an international business conference for the games industry. White Nights events attract influential games industry professionals and developers and take place three times a year in February (Prague), in June (St. Petersburg) and in October (Moscow).

Every year more than 4,000 visitors all together attend the conference.

  • 13th February 2018
  • Prague, Czech Republic

UKIE Hub Crawl: Colchester

The next in UKIE's series of free events offering advice to developers in hubs around the UK. Our own James Batchelor will be speaking on how to engage with the press

Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 takes place at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain on 26th February 2018

March 2018

Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2018

Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2018 takes place at the Moscone Conference Center in San Francisco, United States on 19th March 2018

  • 19th March 2018
  • Moscone Conference Center, San Francisco, California, United States, North America

April 2018

London Games Festival 2018

A myriad of events celebrating games culture held throughout the capital, alongside EGX Rezzed and the BAFTA awards

Now Play This

Three-day games festival exploring the most experimental titles currently in development from around the world. Part of the London Games Festival


A new two-day B2B event housing the London Games Festival’s summits, a demo zone for prototypes and start-ups, a pop-up coworking space and gallery.

ACCU 2018

ACCU 2018 takes place at the Marriott Hotel in Bristol, United Kingdom on 10th April 2018

Games Finance Market

Three-day event bringing 60 start-ups, developers and other games companies together with investors and publishers. Part of the London Games Festival

Nordic Game Jam Conference 2018

Nordic Game Jam Conference 2018 takes place at the TAP1 in Copenhagen, Denmark on 13th April 2018

Games Week Denmark 2018

Games Week Denmark 2018 takes place at the Various in Copenhagen, Denmark on 16th April 2018

East Coast Game Conference 2018

East Coast Game Conference 2018 takes place at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, United States on 17th April 2018

  • 17th April 2018
  • Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, North America

May 2018

4th Games Industry Law Summit

The event offers two days of presentations and panel discussions by legal and business development professionals from the international games industry from over 23 different countries. Our goal is to strengthen the connections within, and between, the legal and the business communities of the international games industry.


BitSummit is the largest games event in Japan that is dedicated to the indie game dev community. Indie MEGABOOTH is returning for a third time to co-organize the event and assist in curating the line-up of indie titles that will be showcased. BitSummit's organizers expect to host 10,000 attendees.

Digital Dragons

On 21 and 22 May 2018 Kraków will again be the most important hub of Central and Eastern European game development with Digital Dragons held again in ICE Congress Centre.

Casual Connect Europe 2018

Casual Connect lands in London, the gateway to Europe, in an event that will bring together the best that Europe has to offer. London is rich in innovative game and tech development

June 2018

E3 2018

E3 2018 takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, United States on 12th June 2018

  • 12th June 2018
  • Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California, United States, North America

July 2018

Brains Eden 2018

Brains Eden is the UK's largest international student game jam, now in its tenth year. Teams of students have 48 hours to create a game from scratch, with industry internships awarded to the winners

  • 13th July 2018
  • Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

DiGRA 2018

DiGRA 2018 takes place at the Campus Luigi Einaudi, University of Turin in Torino, Italy on 25th July 2018

  • 25th July 2018
  • Campus Luigi Einaudi, University of Turin, Torino, Italy, Europe

August 2018


SIGGRAPH 2018 takes place at the TBA in Vancouver, Canada on 12th August 2018

  • 12th August 2018
  • TBA, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America

September 2018

Computer Graphics, Animation & Game Design 2018 (CGA2018)

Computer Graphics, Animation & Game Design 2018 (CGA2018) takes place at the TBA in Montreal, Canada on 26th September 2018

October 2018

Game Executive 2018

Game Executive 2018 takes place at the Aalto University Executive Education in Helsinki, Finland on 17th October 2018

  • 17th October 2018
  • Aalto University Executive Education, Helsinki, Finland, Europe

Middle East Games Con

After a successful launch event in 2018 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, cosplay, gaming celebrities and chances to play many unreleased games.

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