Top 10 Mobile Game Events and Conferences in Jan-Mar 2019

PAX South 2019

PAX Rising showcases engaging games developed by smaller teams. The folks at PAX believe these titles have a chance to rise above their modest beginnings, by growing as a company, establishing a fan base or pushing the industry.

Date: 18th Jan-20th Jan 2019
Location: San Antonio, USA
Website: http://south.paxsite.com/

PC Connects London 2019

Across the two days of January 21st and 22nd January 2019, 500 delegates will hear from 50 speakers from the world of PC gaming as they deliver five conference tracks covering everything from getting your game to market to what the industry might look like in a decade from now.

As well as the vibrant indie showcase expo space, PC Connects London is also the setting for the first PC Indie Pitch of 2019, kicking off another hot year of competition around the world.

Date: 21st Jan-22nd Jan 2019
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.pocketgamer.biz/events/1309/pc-connects-london-2019/

Asia Pacific Game Summit Jan 2019

APGS is held in January annually and in the middle of year occasionally. In 2016 and 2017, APGS expanded to Tokyo, Japan and invited game companies whether form Taiwan or form Japan to share the insights of games developing, promotion and localized marketing.

So far, APGS has held over hundreds speeches and panels of which topics include “games development”, “Business and Marketing”, “Indie Games”, “eSports”, “AR and VR”, “Block Chain” and more, delivered by speakers from various realms with their invaluable ideas and thoughts. In addition, the accumulated attendees who are the gaming related professionals form domestic and foreign are more than 6,000 people. This year, APGS sets up “Indie Salon” exclusively, and which invites outstanding indie games developers to share their developing experiences. Indie Salon is aim not only to assist indie games developers to bring their games to the global market but also to provide indie games developers a suitable platform for communication.

Date: 24th Jan-25th Jan 2019
Location: Taipie, Taiwan
Website: http://tgs.tca.org.tw/apgs/guide.php?lang=e

India Gaming Show 2019

With one of the world’s largest youth population, India is poised to become one of the world’s leading markets in Gaming Sector. Currently valued at USD 890 million, the Indian Gaming Industry is estimated for the annual growth rate of 14.3 per cent with mobile Gaming taking the lead at 71% share. The growth is driven by rising younger population, higher disposable incomes, introduction of new gaming genres, and the increasing number of smartphone and tablet users.

With a growing consumer base and e-commerce solutions in place, the Indian game developer ecosystem will have ample opportunity to innovate and provide compelling content with social and cultural context, which is key in engaging the Indian consumer. With experience outsourcing, QA testing and developing products combined with availability of creative talent, advanced technology and low-cost, Indian markets provide the best opportunity for collaboration and development work.

Date: 03rd Feb-05th Feb 2019
Location: Delhi, India
Website: http://www.gamingshow.in/gamingindustry.php

White Nights Berlin 2019

The White Nights Conference is an international business conference for game industry with the content across mobile, PC, console, web, AR and VR. The White Nights events attract influential game industry professionals and take place three times a year in February (Berlin), in June (St. Petersburg) and in October (Moscow). Every year more than 4,000 visitors altogether attend the conference.

Also, we hold an exclusive event – White Nights CEO Summit Barcelona – in one of the most attractive European locations. The event is for top managers from game industry only.

Date: 12th Feb-13th Feb 2019
Location: Berlin, Germany
Website: https://wnconf.com/

Prague Gaming Summit 2019

Even from its inaugural edition in 2017, Prague Gaming Summit has been considered as the leading event in the region which offers a priceless opportunity for local and international operators to get together yearly to network and learn. The conference has recorded considerable growth during the 2018 edition and will continue to bring the quality platform with which usual delegates have already gotten used too. You can read the post-event reports from the earlier events on the following links 2017 / 2018

The upcoming conference will focus on taking its mission further and bringing together local and international operators with industry experts for knowledge sharing which involves compliance and innovation.

The 2019 edition of Prague Gaming Summit has the aim to give a quality report on the activity of the industry in the Czech Republic and neighboring countries such as Slovakia, Poland and a special DACH regional panel discussion. The education will also include specially designed panel discussion about industry trends that shape the business for Millennials, such eSports, Daily Fantasy Sports, Virtual Sports and the practical use of AI in sports betting and lottery.

Date: 12th Mar 2019
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Website: https://praguegamingsummit.com/

International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events 2019

The International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events is the world’s first and only academic conference dedicated to the study of game jams and hackathons.

Date: 17th Mar 2019
Location: California, United States
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intl-conference-on-game-jams-hackathons-and-game-creation-events-2019-tickets-50974330595

Game Connection America 2019

Game Connection is the international event where developers, publishers, distributors and service providers come to find new partners and/or find new clients. The industry leading Game Connection Meeting App enables attendees and exhibitors to organise meetings in advance of the event – optimising their time on-site.

Date: 18th Mar – 22nd Mar 2019
Location: California, United States
Website: https://www.game-connection.com/

Game Developers Conference March 2019

GDC is the world’s largest professional game industry event. Join game designers, programmers, artists, producers, and business professionals for 5 days of unparalleled education, inspiration and networking for the global game development community.

Date: 18th Mar – 22nd Mar 2019
Location: San Francisco, United States
Website: https://www.gdconf.com/

PAX East 2019

The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is an annual gamer festival held in Boston. PAX was created by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik, the authors of the Penny Arcade webcomic, because they wanted to attend a show that gave equal attention to console gamers, computer gamers, and tabletop gamers.

Created in 2004, PAX has nearly doubled in size each successive year and has been hailed as a weekend-long celebration of gamer culture

Date: 28th Mar – 31st Mar 2019
Venue: Boston, USA
Website: http://east.paxsite.com/