Ultimate Guide: Gaming Conferences Around The Globe

Ultimate Guide: Gaming Conferences Around The Globe

So many gaming expos, events, and conferences to attend; so little time. There are no signs of slowing down when it comes to gamers on the hunt for sneak peeks…

Here’s a list of (the rest of) this year’s biggest & best gaming conferences:

February

Mobile World Congress 2018

World’s largest gathering for the mobile industry.

  • 26th February 2018
  • Fira Gran Via – Barcelona, Spain

March

Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2018

World’s largest professional game industry event.

  • 19th March 2018
  • Moscone Conference Center – San Francisco, California

April

PAX East

Each year we showcase a collection of the best indie games you’ve never heard of available on mobile platforms.

  • April 5th 2018
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) – Boston, Massachusetts

EGX Rezzed 2018

Gaming event offering playable pre-release games on both PC and console, and sessions with developers.

  • 13th April 2018
  • Tobacco Docks – London, UK

Nordic Game Jam Conference 2018

A competition for game developers where participants have 48 hours to make a game!

  • 13th April 2018
  • TAP1 – Copenhagen, Denmark

Games Week Denmark 2018

A nationwide celebration of the Danish games industry.

  • 16th April 2018
  • Various – Copenhagen, Denmark

East Coast Game Conference 2018

The largest gathering of video game professionals on the East Coast.

  • 17th April 2018
  • Raleigh Convention Center – Raleigh, North Carolina

Reboot Develop 2018

The most high-end games industry and developers conference in Europe.

  • 19th April 2018
  • Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera – Dubrovnik, Croatia

May

4th Games Industry Law Summit

Two days of presentations and panel discussions by legal and business development professionals from the international games industry.

  • 3rd May 2018
  • Kempinski Cathedral Square Hotel – Vilnius, Lithuania

BitSummit

A Kyoto indie game festival.

  • 12th May 2018
  • Kyoto, Japan

Digital Dragons

The biggest game industry event in Central Europe.

  • 21st May 2018
  • ICE Congress Centre – Kraków, Poland

Casual Connect Europe 2018

Join us in London to explore how your creativity and business can merge to create beautiful games.

  • 29th May 2018
  • The Queen Elizabeth II Centre – London, UK

June

E3 2018

E3 2018 is the must-attend event to see and experience the future of video games.

  • 12th June 2018
  • Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, California

July

Develop:Brighton 2018

Develop:Brighton brings together the Game Dev community – from global superstars to micro indies.

  • 10th July 2018
  • Hilton Metropole Hotel – Brighton, UK

DiGRA 2018

DiGRA is the association for academics and professionals who research digital games and associated phenomena.

  • 25th July 2018
  • Campus Luigi Einaudi, University of Turin – Torino, Italy

August

SIGGRAPH 2018

A five-day immersion into the latest innovations in CG, animation, VR, games, digital art, mixed reality and emerging Technologies.

  • 12th August 2018
  • TBA – Vancouver, Canada

September

Computer Graphics, Animation & Game Design 2018 (CGA2018)

Rendering the possibilities with computer graphics & animation techniques.

  • 26th September 2018
  • TBA, Montreal – Québec, Canada

October

Middle East Games Con

Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) is back, after a successful first year debut.

  • 25th October 2018
  • ADNEC – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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