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Casual Games Association and Playtika Announce Casual Connect Tel Aviv 2015

The Association’s conference, renown in the global video gaming industry, will be hosted in Tel Aviv and co-presented with industry leader Playtika

June 1 2015. The Casual Games Association, the international trade organization of the video games industry, today announces it will be coming to Tel Aviv in October, hosting Casual Connect Tel Aviv 2015 together with industry leader Playtika.

The conference is expected to draw over 1,500 professionals from hundreds of companies world-wide. Over 700 video game companies from 30 countries are expected to be present at the Tel Aviv event.

“We’ve been following the Israeli Gaming industry for a while and there is no doubt that Israel has become a global powerhouse in the category. We are super excited to host our very first Casual Connect in Tel Aviv and thank Playtika for playing a big role in making it happen. Tel Aviv will be added to our yearly roster of global events alongside our yearly events in San Francisco, Singapore, and Amsterdam. We have an amazing line-up of speakers and Indie Prize Showcase in Tel Aviv already confirmed” says Jessica Tams, Managing Director, Casual Games Association.

“We’re proud to be a major catalyst for Casual Connect Tel Aviv 2015. Casual Connect is one of the industry’s most important conferences, therefore it’s a great honor for both Playtika and for the entire Israeli gaming industry. Hosting the industry’s greatest talents in Tel Aviv will bring lots of value to both the global and the local markets” says Elad Kushnir, VP of Business Development, Playtika.

For more information about Casual Connect conferences visit us online at www.casualconnect.org and for videos of sessions and lectures from previous Casual Connect Conference go to www.gamesauce.org.

To ensure your spot in the conference as a sponsor or as an attendee sign up online at http://telaviv.casualconnect.org.

About Casual Connect
Launched in 2005, Casual Connect is hosted by the Casual Games Association, bringing together the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the casual, social, and mobile gaming field to further the industry with the best learning and networking opportunities for games professionals.

About the Casual Games Association
The Casual Games Association is an international trade organization dedicated to promoting casual games and providing educational resources for the game development community. The association hosts annual conferences in San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Europe and Asia; publishes a trade magazine; and issues research reports on the casual games industry.

About Playtika
Founded in late 2010, the company immediately enjoyed sky-rocketing growth. In 2011 Playtika was acquired by Caesars Interactive Entertainment, a subsidiary of Caesars Acquisition Corporation. Today Playtika offers unique multi-platform social games enjoyed by millions of daily users globally on more than 10 platforms. Playtika operates in eight countries employing over 1000 employees. Playtika consistently ranks amongst the top ten grossing social and mobile game developers in the world and maintains its position as the largest social gaming company in Israel.

Source: Casual Gaming Association



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