Game industry conferences and conventions event calendar list




CGDC 2021

Kerry Hotel Pudong 1388 Huamu Rd, Shanghai
United States

CGDC is one of the world most authoritative, international and professional game developer conference. CGDC stands as a platform for game developers from all over the world to share their […]

Beckley Gaming Expo 2021

Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center 200 Armory Dr, Beckley
United States

BGX is a full day of non-stop video gaming action. With over 25 different consoles and arcade games to choose from, there is never a dull moment. BGX has over […]

Foundations of Digital Games 2021 (Online)

The 16th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) 2021 is proud to invite research contributions in the form of papers, games and demos, doctoral consortium applications, as […]

NZGDC 2021

Te Papa Tongarewa 55 Cable Street, Wellington
United States

The New Zealand Game Developers Conference (NZGDC) is a professional game development and interactive media conference for New Zealand and Australian audiences. It focuses equally on actionable and inspirational content, […]

Play NYC 2021

Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011, New York
United States

Play NYC 2021 will take place from August 7th to August 8th, 2021 at the Metropolitan Pavilion. This summer, we're planning a scaled convention that unites game creators and fans […]

SIGGRAPH 2021 (Online)

ACM SIGGRAPH is a special interest group within ACM, and SIGGRAPH 2021 is the premier conference for computer graphics and interactive techniques worldwide. This year, we celebrate the industry and […]

Gameacon 2021

Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage 32-250 Bob Hope D, Rancho Mirage,
United States

Esports tournaments, Indie games, Influencers, Panel talks, Cosplay, Arcade, VR, AR, Merchant area and more, Gameacon is a three day event. The first day August 6th will be for game […]

Southern-Fried Gaming Expo 2021

Cobb Galleria Convention Center 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta
United States

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) is a 3-day fan convention focused exclusively on gaming. The expo is held August 20-22, 2021 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria Convention […]

Melbourne Esports Open 2021

Rod Laver Arena Olympic Blvd, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia, Melbourne
Australia

The Melbourne Esports Open 2021 is an annual esports event that brings together professional players across several different competitive games for a series of tournaments and exhibition matches that take place over the course of a single weekend. Some of these tournaments are even open to the public.  Visit the News Section to search for […]

Flame Con 2021

Sheraton Times Square 811 7th Avenue, New York
United States

Flame Con is the world’s largest queer comic con convention. Featuring a two-day comics, arts and entertainment expo, showcasing creators and special guests from all corners of the LGBTQ fandom. […]

WasabiCon PDX 2021

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel 8235 Northeast Airport Way, Portland
United States

Started in 2012 as Newcon PDX (and momentarily renamed to Fandom PDX in 2018) – WasabiCon PDX is Portland, Oregon’s local pop culture event for fans of cosplay, anime, gaming […]

Hot Chips 33 (Online)

This year’s Hot Chips 33 (2021) will be held in Silicon Valley on August 22-24, 2021. The submission deadline for papers is March 23, and the submission deadline for posters […]

AVGC 2021

Police Athletic League of Parsippany-Troy Hills 33 Baldwin Rd, Parsippany
United States

A Video Game Con (AVGC 2021) is NJ’s premiere convention dedicated to both retro and modern video games. We host an extensive free play collection of video games in their original format, various video game themed panels, a large vendor room containing multiple generations of video game items, and a host of other related content […]

WEGAME 6.0

International Exhibition Centre Kyiv Brovarskyi Ave, 15, Kyiv
Ukraine

The annual festival of game and geek culture with the enchanting cosplay show, esports tournaments, WEGAME Awards ceremony for developers, contests, quests, presentations in the exhibition area, board games, and […]

Israel Mobile Summit 2021

Expo Tel Aviv 101 Sderot Rokach, Tel Aviv
Israel

The next edition of the Israel Mobile Summit will take place on September.2, 2021. Of course this depends on the COVID-19 situation in the world. We didn't get to host […]

BitSummit 2021

Miyako Messe Exhibition Center 9-1 Okazaki Seishojicho, Kyoto
Japan

BitSummit is an annual festival based in Kyoto, celebrating independent game developers and development in Japan. Founded in late-2012 to support, unify, and evangelize the vibrant and innovative Japanese independent […]

PAX West 2021

Washington State Convention Center 705 Pike St, Seattle
United States

PAX West 2021 is a four-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers. It is called a festival because in addition to dedicated tournaments and freeplay areas there are […]

SiGMA Americas 2021

Tivoli Hotel Alameda Santos, 1437 - Cerqueira César, Sao Paulo
Brazil

Que bom! SiGMA Americas is heading to the buzzing metropolis of Sao Paolo in Brazil for the next edition of our world-renowned show, this time combining both the gaming and […]

XDS21 Adapt

JW Marriott Parq Vancouver 39 Smithe St, Vancouver
Canada

Established in 2013, External Development Summit (XDS) is the only annual, international games industry event with a primary focus on external development for art, animation, audio, software engineering, QA and […]

Games Industry Law Summit Vilnius 2021

Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania Katedros a. 4, Vilnius
Lithuania

The 6th international Games Industry Law Summit is scheduled for September 15-17, 2021 in Vilnius, Lithuania at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. The semifinals and the finals […]

Gen Con 2021 (Hybrid)

Indiana Convention Center 100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis
United States

Gen Con is the leading destination of tabletop gaming enthusiasts worldwide. In 2018, attendees visited Gen Con from more than 60 countries, every state in the US, and almost every […]

Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki 2021 (Online)

The Connects events for mobile, PC and XR offer an unrivalled way for developers to meet publishers, investors, press and potentially useful service companies, get up to speed on the latest trends, techniques and opportunities in the games industry. The Connects series tackles the industry from two angles. On the macro scale we look at […]

Tokyo Game Show 2021 (Online)

2021. TOKYO GAME SHOW celebrates its 25th anniversaries. Where will the game go in the next 25 years? How will life change when the game changes? Because of this time, […]

MIGW 2021 (Online)

Join Australian and international influencers, businesses and industry for Melbourne International Games Week – Asia Pacific’s largest digital games celebration – featuring online conferences, events and activities for the games […]

GCAP 2021

Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) is Australia’s premier professional development and networking event for the game development industry, catering to a range of disciplines. Since it’s reboot in 2010, GCAP has grown and attracted an engaged audience and esteemed speakers from around the world. GCAP is one of the first official events of Melbourne International […]