Game industry conferences and conventions event calendar list

PlayAway Games Festival 2021 (Online)

Looking to the games sector for inspiration in an online world. At a time when so many people across the world are moving online, we wanted to turn to the […]

Breakpoint by Backtrace 2021 (Online)

This is a two-day virtual Developer Tools event focused on showcasing the tools and best practices that game programmers depend on to develop and ship the games that we love to play. The event will feature talks from the thought leaders in the following tools segment areas: Debugging, Performance, Quality Assurance & Testing. Ultimately the […]

Assembly Winter 2021

Messukeskus Helsinki Messuaukio 1, Helsinki

Assembly Winter 2021 is an Esports gaming event in Finland. The main organizers of the event are Pekka Aakko and Jussi Laakkonen. The Summer event takes place every year between late July and early August, and lasts three to four days, and the Winter event is held in January or February. Our roots trace back […]

Social Media Strategies Summit 2020 (Online)

SMSS is the #1 conference choice for social media, digital marketing and communications professionals across industries. Visit the News Section to search for event news and the Event Calendar for finding other events.

Call for Change Summit 2021 (Online)

The Call for Change Summit aims at raising awareness in the gaming industry, with decision makers and game developers talking about the tools and methods for more inclusion. Topics will also include Neurodivergence, Allyship, Racism, Queerness, Unconscious Biases, Inclusive Communication etc. in the games industry. Access is free! (registration required) Participants can donate to our […]

UK Games Industry Internships, Graduate Schemes and Traineeships 2021

If you are looking to join the games industry but aren’t sure about what your first steps might be after education, this is the event for you. You’ll hear directly from speakers at some of the UK’s most acclaimed studios, including; Creative Assembly (Total War, Alien Isolation), Ubisoft (Assassin's Creed), Tonic Games (Fall Guys), Sumo […]

Going Hyper Winter 2021

Going Hyper Winter 2021 is an online game jam you will love! This is an online event for game developers and creative people where you'll have a whole weekend to create a real game (or a prototype) in a team of other creative individuals! You can have your own team or form a new team […]

Electronic Gaming Convention 2021

San Antonio Event Center 8111 Meadow Leaf Dr, San Antonio
United States

The Electronic Gaming Convention 2021 (EGC for short) represents the San Antonio Area's newest fighting game tournaments. We are bringing together the best of the best from around the world in a dazzling exhibition of skill and fun, as players and fans gather to honor the competitive spirit in an open format and determine a […]

Game Global Digital Summit 2021

A full two-day online event dedicated to video game localization and QA After the success of our first-ever Game Global Digital Summit in June 2020, we are excited to be hosting our next event on video game localization and QA in March 2021. During the event you will be able to: - Take your knowledge […]

Indie Game Business 2021 (Online)

Join us for our eighth event featuring a wide variety of business, marketing, and licensing sessions for the first time. Tickets to participate in all sessions are completely free. Get Your Free Pass To All The Lectures! In addition to the lectures, meet with hundreds of industry leaders. Representatives from developers, publishers, investors, marketing firms […]

GDC Masterclass 2021 (Online)

The GDC Masterclass program is comprised of day-long, small-group virtual workshops that deliver in-depth, hands-on training around some of the most important challenges facing game developers today. These interactive courses go beyond high-level theory to provide students with individualized feedback and practical experience that can be applied directly to their work. Class sizes are kept […]

Mobile Growth Association 2021 (Online)

MGS GAMES is an intimate one-day, developer, publisher, and marketer-focused conference where you can connect with and learn from mobile app and online marketing professionals. Learn how to make better games, market and monetize them more effectively, improve business operations, and hold onto your users for higher LTV. Our lineup consists of industry leaders who […]

CGC|NFT 2021 (Online)

After gaining traction in recent months, non-fungible tokens are poised to step into the limelight in 2021. But what in creation are NFTs? Why are they getting attention from game developers, fashion brands, artists, celebrities and collectors? CGC|NFT is here to provide answers. Join cutting-edge businesses and individuals riding the NFT wave to find out […]

Indie Summit Valencia 2021

This is the fourth edition of Valencia Indie Summit, an international event that gathered more than 400 fans, creators and professionals of our sector in its first edition, in an exhibition area with more than thirty teams. In this new edition we will once again bring together independent national and international videogame developers in the […]

Gen Con Spring Showcase 2021 (Online)

Start the season off right with Gen Con Spring Showcase 2021! Join Gen Con and some of your favorite tabletop publishers this March 6-7 for previews of brand-new games on […]

GDC Showcase

GDC Showcase is a free-to-attend, all-digital event created to provide the GDC community a chance to come together in March safely. This one-of-a-kind event will provide attendees the chance to catch some of the biggest talks from past GDC events, along with a taste of what to expect from more expansive GDC events to come. […]

Hamburg Games Conference Online 2021

The overarching topic 2021 of the conference is “Discoverability”. For a lot of developers and publishers it is challenging to find their audience in a world without any physical events but, with more distribution models, online platforms and stores than ever. From March 16-17 we offer content and talks for a large audience doing business […]

London Games Festival 2021 (Online)

Games London has one mission: to make London the games capital of the world. We run a programme of year-round support for games creators and games culture in the city. […]

Gamethon Expo 2021

Pragati Maidan New Delhi

Gamethon Expo 2021 will be first of its kind gaming convention in India involving the entire gaming eco system. A place-to-be for all gaming fans when it comes down to experiencing the coming highlights live and meeting up with the entire gaming scene at one location. The expo is aimed at creating an excellent platform […]

Games Careers Week 2021 (Online)

A free online festival to inspire people from every background to discover careers in one of the UK’s fastest growing creative sectors - video games. Visit the News Section to […]

WonderCon 2021 (Online)

From WonderCon: "2020 was a difficult year all around. For the first time in the history of our organization, we were unable to have in-person events for WonderCon or Comic-Con. […]

IWOCON 2021 (Online)

Sail the open seas, explore the beautiful islands and uncover treasures and indie games in the beautifully rendered islands of IWOCon! A stress-free interactive environment, where you can easily get […]

Digital Developer Day 2021 (Online)

Unity’s Media and Entertainment Digital Developer Day is a half-day of informative presentations from our Technical Specialists and Creator Advocates. Join us at this free event dedicated to supporting real-time content creators in the media and entertainment space, focused on Unity’s artists’ tools, animation, and interactive experiences in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). […]

ESI Digital Spring 2021

ESI Digital Spring will mark Esports Insider’s return to the events space for 2021. Following the successes of 2020’s three Digital Events, ESI is committed to continue to offer high quality Digital Events all year round as the physical event space rebounds in these unprecedented times. After a five month gap since ESI Digital Winter, […]

Games ED 2021 (Online)

GamesEd21 is a ground-breaking conference bridging the gap between games educators and the games industry. Over 30 leaders from the UK’s leading games universities, colleges and development studios will share […]