It’s a job and a half finding all of the industry conferences and events happening around the world, so we made life easier for you by providing a comprehensive list of over 100 video game conferences and locations/dates. We even included relevant Twitter pages so you can stay up to date on the latest conference news and updates. You can find the conferences LAI will be attending by looking for the events highlighted in purple.
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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the owner and producer of the International CES. In 2012, there were more than 3,100 exhibitors with over 153,000 attendees. The last day to register prior to event ended December 5th, 2012. Attendees may register onsite for $200.
Speaker sessions with some of the “leading minds in game design and development,” including the developers behind Halo 4 and Assassin’s Creed. Attendance cost C$125 + 12% HST.
10th anniversary show, hailed as the leading event in Europe for commercial and business deals and networking. Mobile Games Forum early bird price £995 (until December 21st, 2012), full price £1,295. Social Games & Virtual Goods Forum early bird price £795 (until December 21st, 2012), full price £995.
January 29-30, 2013 GameON: Finance at Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto, Canada
North America’s longest-running and largest forum for digital game entrepreneurs and investors. Early bird tickets until January 13th, 2013 at $399 + HST for members and $579 + HST regular rate. Advance tickets at $489 + HST for members and $699 + HST regular rate. On site tickets $549 + HST for members and $789 + HST regular rate.
The most recent Mobile Gaming USA conference featured 180 senior-level executives across mobile gaming. Early bird prices (available until January 4th, 2013) – silver pass $1,195, gold pass $1,295, all access pass $1,445. After early bird deadline, add $100 to each pass price.
January 31-February 2, 2013 International Game Industry Conference & Exhibition – INTERGAME at Estonian Faire Centre, Tallinn, Estonia
A wide spectrum of gaming professionals is anticipated from Northern, Western, and Eastern Europe. Conference passes are available for 150€, start up pass 50€, student pass 40€.
This is the only game show in Taiwan, and every year, the conference holds over 400 booths and more than 300,000 attendees. LAI will be attending!
With industry speakers and tournaments, there’s something for everyone at this event. Tickets are $10 and cover entry into all tournaments and sessions.
February 7, 2013 Norwegian Game Conference at Høgskolen i Hedmark i Auditorium 1, Holsetgata 31, Hamar, Norway
This conference will explore the future of user digital experiences. Tickets £975.
February 5-8, 2013 Design Innovate Communicate Entertain (DICE) Summit at Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, NV @DICESummit
Past speakers have included Shigeru Miyamoyo, creator of Mario and The Legend of Zelda and Gabe Newell, co-founder and managing director of Valve. Early bird registration ended November 16th, 2012, general rate open until December 21st, 2012 at $2,000 for creative technical members, $2,200 active business members, $2,950 non-members. Late registration ends January 25th, 2013 at $2,250 for creative technical members, $2,475 active business members, and $3,300 non-members.
The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Early-bird registration closed in December 2012. Regular registration for AES members £449 including VAT, non-members £499 including VAT, and student members £199 including VAT.
The 7th annual conference is a “must-attend event” for professionals engaging with children online and on digital devices. Early rate available until January 11th, 2013 at $595, online rate until February 8th, 2013 at $695, and onsite at $895.
February 12-14, 2013 Casual Connect Europe at Congress Center, Marseiller Straße 1, 20355, Hamburg, Germany
Casual Connect is considered the “premiere event for the casual games industry,” averaging over 3,500 professionals every year. Early bird registration ends January 31st, 2013 at €350 ($450), regular rate is at €425 ($575).
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