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January 2022

CES 2022

The Consumer Electronics Show bills itself as the most influential tech event in the world and the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), CES features every aspect of the tech sector.

Global Game Jam 2022

The Global Game Jam is the world's largest game creation event taking place around the globe, typically at physical locations

February 2022

WN Conference Berlin '22

WN Conference Berlin'22 (formerly known as White Nights) is a hybrid event. The conference will bring together about 1,000 video game industry decision makers that will be joined by another 1,000 online attendees from around the globe on the WN Hub communication platform.

GamesForum Barcelona

Gamesforum Barcelona is a one-day Gamesforum Laser Event focussing on Ad Monetization in F2P mobile games taking place at the Novotel CITY Barcelona.

Pocket Gamer Connects London

Hybrid conference the mobile games industry, as well as hot topics such as the metaverse and blockchain

Yorkshire Games Festival

A week-long extravaganza celebrating games culture, design and production, with special guests, workshops, master classes, and a fun-packed weekend for gamers of all ages

DICE Summit 2022

The D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit brings together the top video game designers and developers from around the world and business leaders from all major publishers to discuss the state of the industry, its trends and the future

Africa Games Week

Off the back of the last 4 year’s events Africa Games Week continues to drive exposure, opportunities, knowledge and investment to African Game Developers connecting them to the world. AGW 2021 will run as a Hybrid Event so both physically and virtually and include; International Speakers, Workshops, Roundtables, Games, Pitching Competitions and B2B Matchmaking.

March 2022

Hamburg Games Conference 2022

The Hamburg Games Conference features B2B networking, talks and opportunities for companies, professionals and students. The 2021 edition was fully online and offered a digital interactive multiplayer experience which drew more than 650 visitors. This next edition will combine the successful online experience with in-person events in Hamburg.

Game Music Festival

The popular Game Music Festival (usually held in Warsaw, Poland) is coming to London this March. GMF London is set to feature a big-band ensemble playing the jazz age soundtrack of Cuphead, followed by a symphonic concert featuring music from Ori and the Will of the Wisps, plus educational sessions and workshops

GDC 2022

GDC returns to a a physical event in 2022. The Game Developers Conference (GDC) brings the game development community together to exchange ideas, solve problems, and shape the future of the industry across five days of education, inspiration, and networking

April 2022

London Games Festival 2022

London Games Festival is the city-wide celebration of games, running for 10 days at various sites across the capital - and with a matching online programme. The event includes provocative shows about game design, prestigious awards and games showcases, including:
- The acclaimed Ensemble exhibition, showcasing Black, Asian and minority ethnic games developers from across the UK
- Games Finance Market, where preselected games makers are connected to active game funders
- LGF's Official Selection of up and coming new games, innovative ideas and cool concepts

WASD Live

W.A.S.D is a brand new games event taking place at London's Tobacco Dock. The show floor will be packed with over 200 screens of playable games with a strong indie focus. Visitors will also have the opportunity to check out talks by developers, meet content creators and hang out with friends

GAconf Europe

Accessility-focused conference cpvering a wide range of topics from all sectors of the industry – indie to AAA, academia to accessibility specialists – to help the industry ensure so no player is unnecessarily excluded from the access to culture, recreation and socialising that gaming brings

Insomnia Gaming Festival

Insomnia Gaming Festival is the longest-running UK games festival; hosting up to 100,000 customers each year. It combines an expo hall with a 2,800-seat LAN party, esports competitions, cosplay and tabletop gaming, and more

Games Education Summit 2022

The Games Education Summit is an annual conference that gives games educators and developers a forum to discuss the biggest issues in games, meet colleagues in workshops, and hear from learners and young developers about how to unlock their pathways into games.

Games Job Fair 2022

A recruitment, career-building, and networking event bringing together Industry Speakers and 1000+ Talents from around the world. It is free for talents to attend and takes place entirely online.

UKIE Games Demo Day

Another opportunity for UK games developers to showcase their games to an industry audience and make new connections, this time with a focus on unsigned games. In partnership with Barclays.

May 2022

Ludonarracon 2022

A digital convention celebrating narrative video games, hosted on Steam. An initiative of indie label Fellow Traveller, it aims to create a platform to showcase and celebrate interesting and innovative narrative games, replicating as many of the aspects and benefits of the physical convention experience as possible within a digital format

Animex Festival

Presented by Teesside University, the Tees Valley's international festival of animation, VFX and games is returning in 2022 as an in-person event once again for the biggest Animex Festival to date

Nordic Game 2022

As the leading games conference in Europe, with twice the Nordic Game experience online and at Slagthuset, filled with the best speakers from the global industry and local Nordic heroes, access to countless games industry professionals via the Expo, Developer Showcase and MeetToMatch, expanded recruitment event NG Jobs, a host of networking and social events in Malmö and on the Nordic Game Discord server, as well as the highly anticipated Nordic Game Awards, and much, much more

Hyper Games Conference

Hyper Games Conference (HGC) is the major international online conference in its niche devoted to the development, promotion, and growth of the Hyper/Hybrid Casual Games industry

June 2022

Summer Game Fest Live

Showcase of upcoming games, hosted by Geoff Keighley

  • 9th Jun 2022
  • Los Angeles, United States and Online

FXP Festival 2022

Cambridgeshire-based education initiative centred on the exciting world of game design and development, which aims to help young people (aged 12-19) to develop a range of capabilities and skills -- from teamwork and communication, to coding, design, creative writing and storytelling

Games Careers Week 2022

A free celebration of games careers, with nationwide online events reaching out to young people, parents, learners, teachers, and job-seekers in order to showcase the skills, pathways, and potential of games careers with the aim of increasing diversity in the sector

Indie Games Connect 2022

Indie games exhibition hosted by Konami to help studios showcase their games to peers and players. Supported by PlayStation, Unity and more

July 2022

Brazil Independent Games Festival

The largest festival and market for games in Latin America. 2022's BIG Festival will take place both in-person and online.

Games for Change 2022

For nearly two decades, the Games for Change Festival has been a destination for developers, educators, tech and media executives, researchers, students, policymakers, and other game-changers who want to make an impact through video games or immersive media.

August 2022

SIGGRAPH 2022

SIGGRAPH is a conference and exhibition dedicated to computer graphics and interactive techniques -- both in person in Vancouver and in our virtual venue.

September 2022

Women in Games Festival

Collection of events organised by Women In Games, including networking opportunities, virtual and in-person launch parties, a game jam, an esports tournament and the Women in Games Global Awards

Women In Games Conference

Two-day conference where professionals from around the world discuss key topics, including (but not limited to) how the games industry can improve its diversity

October 2022

Melbourne International Games Week 2022

Now in its eighth year, Melbourne International Games Week (MIGW) is the biggest games event in Asia Pacific and a fixture on the global calendar, connecting games, technology and culture, with a broad program for industry, educators, and game enthusiasts alike

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