Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Featured Events List


Below is a static event list of featured events. Visit the Event Calendar for upcoming events!

Game Conference Event Highlight:

Conference Name Usual Location Highlights
Beyond Games Online Networking
CEDEC Online Networking
CGC X Virtual Online Blockchain
CHI PLAY London (UK) Research and HCI
D.I.C.E. Summit Las Vegas (USA) Networking, Speakers
Develop: Brighton Brighton (UK) Networking, Speakers
Devcom Call for Change Summit Online Climate Change, Speakers
DevGAMM Fall Online) Networking, Speakers
DevGAMM Minsk Moscow (Russia) Networking, Speakers
DevGAMM Moscow Moscow (Russia) Networking, Speakers
Digital Dragons Krakow (Poland) Networking, B2B
ECGC Raleigh (USA) Networking, Speakers
Full Indie Summit Vancouver (Canada) Networking, Speakers
FMX Stuttgart (Germany) Animation, Effects
Foundation of Digital Games Athens (Greece) Research, AI Tech
GAConf (IGDA) Online Accessibility, Access
Game Access Conference Brno (Czechia) Networking, Speakers
Game Connection America San Francisco (USA) Networking, Speakers
Game Connection Europe Paris (France) Networking, Speakers
Game Industry Conference Poznan (Poland) Networking, Speakers
Games Education Summit Sheffield (UK) Speakers, Students
Games For Change New York (USA) Speakers, Students
GamesBeat San Francisco (USA) Networking, Speakers
GameSoundCon Los Angeles (USA) Sound, Audio, Panels
GDC USA San Francisco (USA) GDC Network
Gotland Game Gotland (Sweden) Academia, Students
GPU Tech (GTC) San Jose (USA) GPU Tech, Nvidia
Hamburg Games Conference Hamburg (Germany) Film & Print
Independent Games Festival San Francisco (USA) Classes, Prizes
IndieGameBusiness Multiple B2B, Licensing
MAX Summit Seoul (South Korea) Networking, Speakers
Meaningful Play East Lansing (USA) Students, Academic
MGF London London (UK) Mobile, Speakers
Mobidictum Business Network Online B2B, Investors
Nordic Game Malmo (Sweden) Networking, Speakers
Northern Game Summit Charlotte (USA) Networking, Speakers
NZGDA (IGDA) New Zealand Networking, IGDA
pathfindin.gs Online Global South
QGCon Sacramento (USA) LGBT, Speakers
PG Connects Digital NEXT Online Networking, Mobile
PG Connects London London (UK) Networking, Mobile
PG Connects Seattle Hybrid Mobile, Blockchain, Metaverse
Serious Play Los Angeles (USA) Networking, Speakers
SIEGE Atlanta (USA) Training, Students
SIGGRAPH Anaheim Los Angeles (USA) Speakers, Graphics
SIGGRAPH Asia Kobe (Japan) Speakers, Graphics
SIGGRAPH Vancouver Vancouver (Canada) Speakers, Graphics
Social Media Strategies New York (USA) Networking, Social
Social Media Strategies San Francisco (USA) Networking, Social
Sweden Game Arena Skovde (Sweden) Academia, Workshops
TwitchCon San Diego San Diego (USA) Live Panel Broadcasts
UNITE Bangkok Bangkok (Thailand) Unity Engine
UNITE Boston Boston (USA) Unity Engine
UNITE Copenhagen Copenhagen (Denmark) Unity Engine
UNITE Melbourne Melbourne (Australia) Unity Engine
UNITE Seoul Seoul (South Korea) Unity Engine
UNITE Shanghai Shanghai(China) Unity Engine
UNITE Japan Tokyo (Japan) Unity Engine
Vision Summit Los Angeles (USA) Networking, Speakers
XRDC (GDC) San Francisco (USA) Virtual Reality
WN China Online Networking, Lectures
WN Helsinki Helsinki (Finland) Networking, Lectures
WN Moscow Moscow (Russia) Networking, Lectures
WN St. Petersburg St. Petersburg (Russia) Networking, Lectures
XDS Vancouver (Canada) B2B Networking
XP Game Developer Summit Toronto (Canada) B2B Networking

Convention Event Highlight:

Convention Name Usual Location Highlights
Africacomicade Lagos (Nigeria) Digital Creatives
Anime Midwest Chicago (USA) Showfloor, Anime
ANIME Impulse Pomona (USA) Showfloor, Anime
Augmented World Expo USA Silicon Valley Conference Platform
A Video Game Con New Jersey (USA) Retro Gaming
Brasil Game Show Sao Paulo (Brasil) Showfloor, Cosplay
Carolina Games Summit Raleigh (USA) Showfloor, Cosplay
ChinaJoy Shanghai (China) Showfloor, Cosplay
Comic Con Africa Midrand (South Africa) Showfloor, Cosplay
Comic-Con New York New York (USA) Showfloor, Cosplay
Comic-Con San Diego San Diego (USA) Showfloor, Cosplay
Comicpalooza Houston (USA) Booth Space, Cosplay
ConnectiCon Hartford (USA) Pop Culture
Chicago Comic Expo (C2E2) Chicago (USA) Showfloor, Comics
Crunchyroll Expo San Jose (USA) Cosplay, Anime
Denver Pop Culture Con Denver (USA) Comics, Pop Culture
Dragon Con Atlanta (USA) Pop Culture, Cosplay
Dubai World Game Expo Dubai (UAE) Showfloor, Demos
Emerald City Comic-Con Seattle (USA) Showfloor, Demos
E3 Expo Los Angeles (USA) Showfloor, Press
eSports and Gaming Summit Pasay (Philippines) eSports, Speakers
FanimeCon San Jose (USA) Anime, Cosplay
Flame Con New York (USA) LGBT, Comics, Arts
Gamedev & Creative Careers Expo Warsaw (Poland) Careers, B2B
Game Devs of Color Online Cross-discipline
gamescom Cologne (Germany) Massive Showfloor
GameX Istanbul (Turkey) Showfloor, Cosplay
GDEX Columbus (USA) Showfloor, Tournaments
GeekGirlCon Seattle (USA) Focus on Women
ICE London London (UK) Mixed Festival
IndieCade Culver City (USA) Mixed Festival
Indy PopCon Indianapolis (USA) Pop Culture
Long Beach Comic Con Long Beach (USA) Showfloor, Cosplay
MCM Birmingham Comic Con Birmingham (UK) Showfloor, Comics
MCM London Comic Con London (UK) Showfloor, Comics
PAX Australia Melbourne (Australia) Multiple Themes
PAX East Boston (USA) Multiple Themes
PAX South San Antonio (USA) Multiple Themes
PAX Unplugged Philadelphia (USA) Multiple Themes
PAX West Seattle (USA) Multiple Themes
Phoenix Comicon Phoenix (USA) Comics, Cosplay
Play Expo Machester (UK) Pop Culture Booths
PlayX4 Seoul (South Korea) Business B2B
rAge Johannesburg South Africa Geek Culture
RTX Expo Austin (USA) Rooster Teeth
Silicon Valley Comic Con San Jose (USA) Comics, Cosplay
SoCal Gaming Expo Ontario, CA (USA) Contests, Competitions
Super MAGFest National Harbor (USA) Music, Games
Taipei Game Show Taipei (Taiwan) Showfloor, Cosplay
Tokyo Game Show Tokyo (Japan) Showfloor, Cosplay
Wasabicon Portland and Jacksonville (USA) Showfloor, Cosplay, Anime
Festival Name Usual Location Highlights
A MAZE Berlin Berlin (Germany) Student Projects
A MAZE Johannesburg Johannesburg (Africa) Festival
Africa Games Week Cape Town (South Africa) Africa Industry
Animex Middlesbrough (UK) Student Projects
Awesome Games Done Quick Online Marathons, Charity
BIG E-Sports Brazil Prizes and Awards
BlizzCon Anaheim (USA) Blizzard Games
Boston FIG Boston (USA) Play Formats
Chainsaw Film & Game Festival Anaheim (USA) Film & Games
EVE Online Fanfest Birmingham (UK) EVE Online
Fantastic Arcade Austin (USA) Arcade at Movies
Global Game Jam Multiple Cities Speed Development
HavenCon Austin (USA) LGBT
gamesweekberlin Berlin (Germany) Multiple Events
LexPlay Lexington (USA) Console, Game Jam
Norwich Gaming Norwich (UK) Gaming
Now Play This London (UK) Gaming
Overcome Film Festival Online/td> Films, Storytellers
Paris Games Week Paris (France) Exhibition
PDXLAN Dallas (USA) PC Gaming
PixelPop Webster Groves (USA) Workshops, Speakers
Play by Play Wellington (New Zealand) Workshops, Speakers
Play Festival Hamburg (Germany) Workshops, Game Jam
Quakecon Dallas (USA) iD Software
STEAM Next Fest Online STEAM
SXSW Austin (USA) Multiple Themes
TooManyGames Philadelphia (USA) Concerts, Panels
TwitchCon Online Livestreams
WASD London (UK) Indie Gameplay
Event Name Usual Location Highlights
Assembly Helsinki (Finland) LAN Party
Copenhagen Games Copenhagen (Denmark) Tournaments
Dreamhack London London (UK) Competitions, Awards
Dreamhack Montreal Montreal (Canada) Competitions, Awards
Dreamhack Stockholm Stockholm (Sweden) Competitions, Awards
Dreamhack Winter Jonkoping (Sweden) Competitions, Awards
E-sports and Gaming Summit Pasay City (Philippines) Tournaments
EGX London London (UK) Showfloor, Tournaments
EGX Rezzed Birmingham (UK) Showfloor, Tournaments
Gameon Vilnius (Italy) Tournaments, Cosplay
Gaming Istanbul Istanbul (Turkey) Tournaments, Game Fair
Insomnia Coventry (UK) LAN, E-sports
Milan Games Week Milan (Italy) Expo, E-sports, Cosplay
Event Name Usual Location Highlights
Gen Con Indy Indianapolis (USA) Board/Card Games
Midwe4st GameFest Online Board/Card Games
MomoCon Atlanta (USA) Board/Card Games
MyCon Game Convention Logan (USA) Board/Card Games
OrcaCon Seattle (USA) Board/Card Games
Origins Game Fair Columbus (USA) Board/Card Games
Strategicon Los Angeles (USA) Board Games
Too Many Games Philadelphia (USA) Board/Retro Games
Event Name Usual Location Highlights
BAFTA Awards Multiple Cities Award Ceremony
CES Las Vegas (USA) Electronics Show
CES Asia Shanghai (China) Showfloor, Electronics
Code Mesh London (UK) Alt. Programming
Computex Taipei (Taiwan) PC Electronics
CVMP London (UK) Film, Media, Broadcast
GoGames360 Central Texas Children, Educational
IEEE SeGAH Kyoto, Japan Health Games/Apps
Int. Mobile Gaming Awards At Other Events Award Presentations
Mipcom Cannes (France) Film, Media, Broadcast
Sakura-Con Seattle (USA) Anime, Asian Arts
Social Media Week Multiple Cities Social Media Culture
Women in Games International International Women in Gaming
WonderCon Anaheim Anaheim (USA) Showfloor, Cosplay

Be sure to visit the event calendar with even more yearly events!

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