Games Developers Conference
March 18-22, San Francisco, CA
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest professional game industry event. GDC brings together 28,000 attendees to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry with five days of education, inspiration, and networking at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Attendees include programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games and immersive experiences.
March 18-22, San Francisco, CA
Where key players from the games industry meet & do business together. The deal making event for the video game industry since 2001. 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 matchmaking system, Let’s Meet enables attendees and exhibitors to organise meetings in advance of the event – optimising their time on-site.
March 28-31, Boston, USA
Each year Pax East showcases a collection of the best indie games you’ve never heard of available on mobile platforms. New to 2019, games developed for the Nintendo Switch and other mobile consoles will also be eligible!
April 8-9, Berlin, Germany
QUO VADIS is the core B2B event during two days of gamesweekberlin.
In 2019, it will be a new and holistic experience: central, convenient and perfectly integrated into this one week full of gaming events connecting business, technology and culture. The reason for that: with the new host Booster Space, the organizers of gamesweekberlin themselves are responsible the QUO VADIS for the first time.
QUO VADIS consists of keynotes, talks, roundtables and workshops focusing on individually tailored tracks for business developers, game developers, community developers and other industries interested in digital games.
It’s one of Europe’s hot spots for gaming professionals: Meet with decision makers, creative minds and leaders of the gaming industry and lay the foundation for your success.
A MAZE. / Berlin
April 10-13, Berlin, Germany
A MAZE. / Berlin is an international festival focusing on the art and culture of games and playful media. A MAZE. / Berlin invites creatives from over 35 countries to experience inspiring talks and workshops, and to celebrate the art of video games making. A MAZE Invites artists and creatives from diverse fields to share their vision and projects, exchange knowledge, play, connect, and collaborate. A MAZE. / Berlin represents and celebrates the new art movement, including arthouse games, artistic virtual reality, and a playful media culture beyond the mainstream that defines its own identity.
Reboot Develop: Blue
April 11 - 13, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Reboot Develop Blue 2019 will be taking place from 11th to 13th of April 2019 in the legendary historical seaside city of Dubrovnik, also known as “real world King’s Landing” from HBO TV series Game of Thrones. The conference will again take place at the luxurious conference resort – Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera.
East Coast Game Conference
April 16-18, 2019, USA, Raleigh, NC
The East Coast Game Conference (ECGC), the largest gathering of video game professionals on the east coast, returns for its eleventh year. The focus of the conference is to provide video game developers an engaging program and opportunities for networking and collaboration. In 2019, in addition to great keynote speakers, there will be plenty of networking opportunities with some of the greatest minds in the industry.
White Nights CEO Summit 2019
May 13 - 14, Spain, Barcelona
The White Nights CEO Summit is an exclusive inspirational conference that will welcome international game companies visionaries to Barcelona, Spain. It is designed for the C-level executives or equivalent of the finest companies that are involved in game development, game publishing and game marketing.
DevGAMM Moscow 2019
May 16 - 17, Russia, Moscow
DevGAMM is the biggest conference for game industry professionals in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. The event offers quality content about game development, low entry threshold for beginner developers as well as a series of activities meant for productive pastime and effective networking.
Nordic Game Conference
May 22 - 24, Sweden, Malmö
The Nordic Game conference is held annually in Malmö, Sweden. The 2019 edition of Nordic Game will take place on 22-24 May at Slagthuset, near Malmö city center and only minutes away from Copenhagen Airport.
As the leading games conference in Europe, they have a lot to offer, including a program filled with the best speakers from the global industry and our own Nordic heroes, access to international exhibitors and 2000+ professionals, world-class hospitality and a host of networking events, such as MeetToMatch, Expo, Discovery Day, Nordic Game Awards, the new Dinner Experience and renowned Nordic Party.
GAME ACCESS ’19
May 24 -25, Czech Republic, Brno
An epic gamedev conference in the heart of Europe. Creativity. Dreams. Inspiration. Stars.
Digital Dragons 2019
May 27 - 28, Poland, Krakow
Digital Dragons is one of the Europe’s largest business events, addressed to the representatives of the digital entertainment sector. The leading game industry event in Europe.
Casual Connect Europe
May 28 - 30, London
Join us in London to explore how your creativity and business can merge to create beautiful games. Learn from over 100 leaders in established and emerging markets of the games industry – covering game design, esports, liveops, publishing, next-generation technology and best practices.
BIT Summit 2019
June 1 - 2, Japan, Kyoto
White Nights Conference 2019
June 19 - 20, St.Petersburg, Russia
The White Nights Conference is a leading B2B event for the game industry in Europe. It gathers key companies from European countries, Russia & CIS, Asia, and the US - over 4,500 attendees per year. The main reason to attend the White Nights events - according to the visitors' feedback - is an opportunity to meet decision-makers face-to-face.
June 26 - 30, Sao Paulo, Brazil
BIG Festival (Brazil's Independent Games Festival) has been held since 2012 and is considered one the most influential and innovative independent gaming festival in Latin America. With the mission to strengthen the Brazilian video game ecosystem, the event produces a yearly international independent video game award competition offering significant cash prizes ($24,000 in 2018), a major exhibition showcasing hundreds of games including the awards nominees, a spectacular awards ceremony event, industry related lectures and business rounds.
August 2 - 5, Shanghai New International Expo Center
ChinaJoy or China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference is a digital entertainment expo held annually in Shanghai, China. It is the largest gaming and digital entertainment exhibition held in China and Asia.
August 20 - 24, Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
In 2019, gamescom will again be the highlight for all gamers! Numerous events and congresses bring together gaming enthusiasts from all over the world.
European Games Week (Dublin Games Summit)
September 17 - 22, Dublin, Ireland
From the team that created the Dublin Games Summit and Dublin Games Festival bring you the next step of the journey. The European Games Week! We have combined the Summit with the Festival to bring you 5 days of non stop gaming action!! From Workshops and Keynotes to expo and esports, we will have it all at the European Games Week!
GameConnection Europe 2019
October 29 - 30, Paris
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 matchmaking system, Let’s Meet enables attendees and exhibitors to organize meetings in advance of the event – optimizing their time on-site.