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OtakuFest 2023: Jan 13 to 15, 2023

The OtakuFest 2023 will be held in the Miami Airport Convention Center, Miami, United States. It’s a celebration of the best comics, video games, cosplay, anime, geek culture, etc. See their website for more information.

CES 2023: Jan 5 to 8, 2023

The venue for this year’s CES convention is the Las Vegas Convention Center in the United States. This convention covers everything in gaming and innovative tech. Visit the CES website for details about the event.


Taipei Game Show 2023: Feb 2 to 6, 2023

The Taipei 2023 game show will be held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei City, Taiwan. The event’s theme for this year is “Come into the Gameverse.” Visit the website for more information.

South Australian Game Exhibition (SAGE): Feb 10. 2023

This mind-blowing exhibition is scheduled to take place at Adelaide Studios, Australia. It is an annual showcase of upcoming games designed in South Australia. For more information about this event, click here.

D.I.C.E. Summit 2023: Feb 21 to 23, 2023

The D.I.C.E. Summit is a gathering of the most creative and intelligent minds in the gaming industry. Click on the website to discover more about the event.


WonderCon: Mar 24 to 26, 2023

Anaheim Convention Center, United States, is where this event will be hosted this year. It aims to become a major pop culture convention, although it is largely focused on comics. It also offers lots of gaming activities. You can find WonderCon @WonderCon on Twitter.

PAX East: Mar 23 to 26, 2023

This year’s PAX East physical event will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Massachusetts, USA. A lot of independent video games and upcoming “big names” will be featured at this event alongside music performances, panels, and tabletop sessions. Go to PAX East’s website to learn more about the event.  

Game Developers Conference (GDC): Mar 20 to 24, 2023

You can attend this year’s GDC event at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, USA. Attending this event as a gamer is important because you can forge global connections, engage publishers, learn from panels, meet business partners, and share ideas. Additional information concerning this conference can be discovered here.

The Game Expo: Mar 11 to 12, 2023

The Game Expo 2023 event will be held at the Melbourne International Convention Center, Australia. This gaming expo is new in Australia, and its major goal is to provide a welcoming environment for every lover of pop culture as well as games. Get more information by clicking here.

South by Southwest (SXSW) 2023: Mar 10 to 19, 2023

The SXSW 2023 convention will be held in Austin, Texas, USA. It is a week-long of festivities, featuring developers, content creators, film producers, and musicians who come together to discuss issues and topics surrounding the industry.

DevGAMM Gdańsk 2023: Mar 1 to 2, 2023 

This convention will take place in Poland at AmberExpo. It will be hosted with the support of Digital Vikings. There will also be a career wall with job offers and a Digital Vikings Award. See the website for more details.

Hamburg Game Conference 2023: Mar 1 to 2, 2023

The Hamburg Games Conference 2023 will return to a new location! The B2B event will have up to 600 guests representing the worldwide games industry gathering at Hamburg, Germany’s Altonaer Museum. There will be an exhibition area showcasing (indie) companies and service providers and comprehensive chances to make new connections and expand your network, including matching via MeetToMatch.

Valencia Indie Summit 2023: Mar 2 to 4, 2023

This unique gaming event will be the sixth installment of the famous Valencia Indie Summit, which is a global event for video game creators, fans, and industry experts. This new edition will once again bring together video game developers in the beautiful city of Valencia. Find additional information about the three days event here.

Game Dev London Expo 2023: Mar 29, 2023

GDLX 23, which promises to be an exciting and entertaining experience for participants, will be held at 26 Leake Street in London. It is expected to feature a variety of playable indie games, allowing attendees to find new and thrilling games as well as learn more about the creators behind them.

W.A.S.D 2023: Mar 30 to April 1, 2023

If you enjoy playing PC, console, or tabletop games, W.A.S.D. is the event for you. If you enjoy eccentric independent games, this is the game for you. It’s for you if you’re a game creator. It’s for you if you want to learn games. It’s for you if you want to engage in games. It’s for you if you want to come with your pals and spend some time in a secure atmosphere surrounded by other players. Come and have some fun.


Now Play This 2023: April 1 to 9, 2023

Now Play This is a unique game design festival that takes place every spring at Somerset House in London. It delves into one of humanity’s most basic emotions: love. This year, the show and event schedule will be slower, allowing for more fun and private playful meetings, profound discussions, and meticulous, open-ended creation. For complete exhibition details and activities, visit

Game Developers Berlin (Hybrid): April 5 to 6, 2023

Game Developers Berlin is the German version of a business event series taking place in locations all over the globe. It aims to improve collaboration possibilities between German game creation companies, publishers, and financiers. This gathering may be of interest to anyone involved in game development, from those who create new IPs and work on material to the businesses that help the world be entertained through video games.  

Global Games Pitch – Spring Edition (Online): April 5 to 6, 2023

It is among the largest worldwide internet pitching events, with more than 100 publishers and investors. Global Games Pitch is returning on February 1 with an enhanced 365/7 matchmaking portal and live international game pitching.

Games Gathering Prague Czech Republic (Hybrid): April 10 to 12, 2023

Games Gathering is a European game conference that will be held at the OREA Hotel Pyramida in Prague. It is an event that will allow attendees to interact with members of the contemporary gaming industry. At the event, you can create profitable business partnerships, interact with coworkers, and pose queries to experienced developers from around the globe in a convenient online setting.

Insomnia Gaming Festival: April 7 to 10, 2023

If you enjoy playing video games, try to be at the National Exhibition Centre, United Kingdom, on April 7 for the newest installment of the long-running live gaming event, Insomnia! Insomnia is a festival of gaming culture for enthusiasts of all ages, with an amazing lineup of special guests, LAN gameplay areas, Q&A sessions, esports competitions, an exhibition hall, and more.

Tokyo Sandbox: April 15, 2023

It was originally an indie game event first conducted in 2015 under the name “Tokyo Indie Game Festival,” but it was reborn in 2017 under the current name “TOKYO SANDBOX.” The long-awaited return will take place this year after a two-year hiatus due to the impact of the coronavirus. Over 50 game makers will display over 100 titles at this year’s “Tokyo Sandbox.”. This is a fantastic chance for visitors to experience the most recent indie games as well as those that have yet to be published.

Foundations of Digital Games: April 11 to 14, 2023

The Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) conference, which will be hosted in Lisbon, Portugal, welcomes all academic submissions in the form of papers, posters, demonstrations, doctoral consortium applications, panels, contests, and workshop ideas. They welcome input from any field dedicated to advancing understanding of the foundations of games, including humanities, social sciences, computer science, natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, arts, and design. FDG is an ACM-published meeting co-hosted by ACM and ACM SIG AI, SIGGRAPH, and SIGCHI.

The Game Assembly’s Meet & Greet: April 18 to 19, 2023

The Game Assembly Meet and Greet brings together game companies in a fair-like setting where students can introduce themselves and show off their portfolios in their quest for internships. The Game Assembly’s Meet and Greet attracts approximately 40 game companies from different countries.

Capital Creative Showcase: April 15, 2023

The Capital Creative Showcase, hosted by the Sacramento Developer Collective, presents the best video game gathering for creators and creatives. Come see the debut of the new Student Showcase, the return of Creators’ Corner, the Progressive Game Jam 2023 cohort, and all your beloved artists, indie developers, and creators at this event as we “level up” this year and expand on past triumphs.

SAGSE Argentina: April 19 to 20, 2023

SAGSE Latam 2023 will be hosted at the Hilton Buenos Aires Hotel and Convention Center. The 31st iteration of the traditional SAGSE Latam exhibition will be held in a modern setting. This event will enable you to discover the new products, solutions, and services of the region’s most prominent gaming businesses, enjoy networking and face-to-face conversations with friends and representatives, and take advantage of the numerous business opportunities that will emerge.

East Coast Game Conference: April 18 to 20, 2023

The two-plus day 2023 East Coast Game Conference will feature live presentations on trending industry subjects by seasoned experts. Attendees at ECGC have the chance to hear from foreign speakers and network with a large group of seasoned developers and emerging indie developers from across the game industry. A career area will feature portfolio evaluators and one-on-one feedback opportunities, as well as lectures and advice on how to win your first industry appointment.

Everything Procedural Conference (EPC) (Hybrid): April 21, 2023

Breda University of Applied Sciences Netherlands will hold the Everything Procedural Conference on Friday, April 21st, 2023, for a variety of seminars, presentations, and demos in the area of generative content creation for games. The event provides numerous chances to connect and share information with other developers. You can attend the conference on our beautiful grounds in Breda or online from the convenience of your own home or workplace.

XP Game Developer Summit: April 20 to 21, 2023

The XP Game Developer Summit is the top business-to-business gathering for the Canadian gaming industry, with worldwide networking, world-class lecturers, exclusive panels, workshops, Canada’s biggest game showcase, and more. The XP Game Developer Summit has once again collaborated with event platform provider MeetToMatch to enable focused networking and business-to-business experiences for developers, foreign investors, publishers, and service providers seeking new business possibilities.

Game Development World Championship Award Show: April 22, 2023

The Game Development World Championship, abbreviated as GDWC, is a yearly worldwide internet tournament for game creators of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds. Everyone is invited to contribute their game every year, whether they are experienced developers, hobbyists, students, or simply engaged in game creation in general. The GDWC 2022 has concluded, and the year’s victors will be honored at the GDWC 2022 Award Show on April 22nd, 2023, in Tallinn, Estonia.

LexiCon:  April 21 to 23, 2023

LexiCon Tabletop Game event is an enjoyable, welcoming gaming event hosted in lovely Lexington, Kentucky. It will be held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center. It will feature board games, role-playing games, free access to LexiCon’s huge library (1,000+ games), competitions, costumes, awesome exhibitors, game demonstrations, adult nighttime gaming parties, and more. On Sunday, they will have family events, a big Tiny Towns Tournament, and a fantastic VIP section. Individuals and organizations will find plenty to do.


LudoNarraCon (Online): May 4 to 8, 2023

LudoNarraCon is a Steam-hosted digital conference dedicated to story video games. Fellow Traveler’s project aims to create a platform to promote and honor fascinating and novel story games, duplicating as many aspects and benefits of the physical conference experience as possible within a digital environment.

GAIN Expo: May 4 to 5, 2023

GAIN Expo is a one-of-a-kind gathering devoted to game industry innovation. It features more than 50 exhibitors and speakers from all over the globe who are eager to share their latest innovations and applications. GAIN Expo is designed for all market participants: key software makers, game developers, IT solution providers, blockchain technology providers, and many others will showcase their most recent projects.

LA Games Conference (Online): May 8 to 10, 2023

The high-intensity, concentrated atmosphere for networking, meetings, and negotiations makes the LA Games Conference Online a high-end choice among game, media, and finance executives. This three-day online meeting is part of a new series that complements Digital Media Wire’s live events – a new endeavor in serving the community and exchanging ideas. The LA Games Conference Online will feature fireside chats, roundtables, panels, and lectures on digital game funding, development, distribution, sales, and revenue.

GameCon XVI: May 6, 2023

GameCon XVI celebrates ten years of gameplay! GameCon is a tabletop gaming event for Pikes Peak kids in grades 6 through 12. Students will participate in a range of games, such as role-playing games, card games, board games, and combat games. Janitell Junior High School will host GameCon XVI on May 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. d20 GameCon is a charity managed by Pikes Peak Region educators.

A MAZE Berlin Germany (Hybrid): May 10 to 13, 2023

A MAZE Berlin is a worldwide event that focuses on arthouse games and interactive media. A MAZE Berlin invites digital artists, musicians, experimental game and VR creators, and other playful creatives from around the world to participate in an influencing 5-day program featuring idea marketplaces, talks, workshops, and a knowledge bazaar exploring the art of video game-making.

Games Industry Law Unpacked: May 9 to 11, 2023

Every year in May, the Games Industry Law Unpacked conference takes place in Warsaw. The conference’s two-day agenda includes all of the major legal aspects of the worldwide games business and is geared toward law firm associates and collaborators seeking to expand their games experience, law school graduates seeking to advance their careers in the games industry, financial and business experts working with game industry patrons, and in-house guides at game studios.

Indie Cup United Kingdom (Online): May 12 to June 20, 2023

Indie Cup UK’23 is an online-only occasion, showcasing future indie games developed in the UK. Developers who participate can show off their ideas to prospective partners, get awards, and receive suggestions from the festival jury. Submissions must be received by May 12, 2023.

Festival of Interactive Narrative & Storytelling (FINS): May 12 to 14, 2023

CODE will organize a worldwide “Festival of Interactive Narrative and Storytelling” (FINS) in Tepoti – Dunedin, New Zealand, to celebrate the growing field of video game storytelling and narrative design. The festival will concentrate on upskilling current story designers from Māori creative industries, fiction writers, theater, and interactive media creators.

ADDON: May 16 to 17, 2023

ADDON, the video game makers’ convention, will return for its seventh event in Rennes! They are planning a unique event for you in a welcoming environment in the center of Breton City. Since 2017, ADDON events have gathered over 250 video game experts in the heart of Rennes, supported by the Stunfest event and co-produced by Atlangames and 3 Hit Combo.

Digital Dragons: May 15 to 16, 2023

Digital Dragons remain one of Europe’s biggest commercial events for representatives from the digital entertainment industry. The attendance of a large number of venture capital funds, game producers, publishers, and media representatives at the event makes it an ideal chance for making business connections, recruiting staff, and commencing product marketing.

BostonFIG (Online): May 20 to 21, 2023

BostonFIG Fest is a global festival of independent game creators. The festival features digital and board games, with featured titles chosen from hundreds of entries from independent game makers. For a very low admission fee, guests can play tabletop games, digital games, and immersive games in a relaxed setting.

Pocket Gamer Connects Seattle: May 16 to 17, 2023

Pocket Gamer Connects is the world’s top international gaming convention series. It focuses on linking you with the right people by bringing together representatives from all over the gaming ecosystem, covering everything from console and mobile, PC, to XR, web3 technology, and bitcoin. Since 2014, more than 33,000 industry experts have taken part in the PG Connects worldwide conference series. The tour has visited the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, America, Finland, Canada, Jordan, and India with a truly multinational clientele.

Games Capital Summit: May 23, 2023

The Games Capital Summit prioritizes equity financing, which means that investors are interested in directly funding businesses in return for shares in such companies. It is NOT the place to go if you’re looking for project financing or a game developer. During the Nordic Game conference, Publisher Market and MeetToMatch are options for project funding.

GamesBeat Summit (Hybrid): May 22 to 23, 2023

The GamesBeat Summit will last for three days. The first day will take place online, with an interactive platform available to a worldwide audience. The second and third days are to be in Los Angeles, where participants will have the opportunity to network in an amazing and fun setting with over 800 participants.

GamesUR Summit Seattle United States (Hybrid): May 25 to 26, 2023

The GamesUR Summit is a well-known yearly gathering of industry experts interested in game user research as well as user experience. This includes user testing, game statistics, and UX design and development techniques. It has expanded from a smattering of academics to an assembly of hundreds of participants with multiple lecture streams, discussions, and workshops demonstrating novel methods, tools, and strategies for utilizing player information and psychological research for game design.

Nordic Game Spring Sweden (Hybrid): May 23 to 26, 2023

The Nordic Game Spring has a lot to offer as the leading hybrid games conference in Europe, winning the Nordic Game experience twice online and at Slagthuset. You will have access to the best speakers and global industry experts via the Expo, MeetToMatch, and Developer Showcase.

Gotland Game Conference: May 26 to 28, 2023

The GGC is a yearly meeting held by the Game Design department at Uppsala University’s campus in Gotland.

The program is divided into three parts:

– a public exhibition floor where you will meet students and experience their games.

– a series of interactive workshops.

– and a series of engaging talks by game makers and creators from around the globe.

Finally, a conclusion to the scholastic year with a distinguished awards ceremony The gathering is only for people over the age of 18!

MomoCon Atlanta USA: May 25 to 28, 2023

MomoCon gathers fans of American Animation, Japanese Anime, Comics, Japanese Anime, Tabletop games, and Japanese Anime to honor their love of their favorite games, shows, and comics by cosplaying, meeting celebrity voice talent, perusing the large exhibitor’s hall, and meeting writers and designers behind their beloved shows, games, and comics.

Game Audio Symposium UK: May 27, 2023

The Game Audio Symposium explores the process and practice of developing audio for video games. It gathers industry professionals, scholars, and prospective audio designers in a one-day conference aimed at informing, developing, and inspiring future generations. The Game Audio Symposium is a fantastic chance to meet other audio and game audio aficionados and talk about game sounds. They hope to see you at this event, whether you’re intrigued by game audio or an industry expert.

Comicpalooza Houston United States: May 26 to 28, 2023

Comicpalooza will return to the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB) for Memorial Day. Artists, insightful speakers, cosplayers, beloved stars, and adoring fans will gather for an enchanting weekend honoring gaming, anime, comics, literature, cosplay, and much more.

AWE USA Santa Clara United States: May 31 to June 2, 2023

Augmented World Expo (AWE) is the world’s top AR/VR event series, having been around for over a decade. AWE holds four yearly events (Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, Munich, and Asia) and has meetup branches all over the globe. Forbes labels AWE “the most important AR/VR conference and expo.” AWE has also been featured in NextReality, Variety, VentureBeat, SlashGear, The Verge, Engadget, Road to VR, CNET, and other publications.

MENA Gaming & eSports Summit Dubai UAE: May 30 to 31, 2023

Esports is a rapidly expanding international sensation that is sweeping the globe, with prize money approaching $30 million annually. Due to significant Internet and smartphone adoption rates, a strong passion for digital technologies and gaming, and a large youthful population, the Esports market in the Middle East alone has over 377 million players and is expanding at a remarkable pace. With a year-on-year growth rate of 25%, MENA has the fastest-growing gaming population on the globe.

Summer Games Done Quick Minneapolis: May 28 to June 4, 2023

Games Done Quick (SGDQ2023) is a charitable video game marathon event. These competitions feature high-level gaming by speedrunners raising funds for charity. In its nine-year existence, Games Done Quick has collaborated with numerous charitable organizations, including the Prevent Cancer Foundation and Doctors Without Borders. They are presently the world’s biggest fundraising event for both mentioned organizations!


Indie Game Fest Koln Germany: June 2 to 3, 2023

The Indie Game Fest, founded in 2019, is a yearly event hosted in Cologne, Germany. Independent Game Fest aims to establish a meeting and network in Germany and Europe for independent developers, publishers, business partners, artists, and students. The event aims to assist publishers, business partners, gamers, indie companies, and others gain exposure and opportunities to meet and promote themselves and their creations.

Game Access Conference Czech Republic: June 2 to 3, 2023

Every year, Game Access gathers thousands of individuals from every sphere of life and unites them with their limitless ingenuity and enthusiasm for creating games. It is quickly becoming one of the region’s most sought-after and adored game developers’ events, thanks to its relaxed ambiance, inspiring lecturers, exceptional design, and rich accompanying program. Combined with the unique character of Brno, it is an event that will entice you to return every year.

SaltCON Summer Layton United States: June 2 to 4, 2023

Wasatch Front board game event! Welcome you to come and join a large number of players to check out the trendiest new arrivals, enter competitions, and look through game-inspired jewelry, accessories, and décor. Find a good bargain at the game swap, inspect and buy from our game collection of over 2000 games, get lost in one of our unique RPG games, or advance in the D&D Adventurers League!

GermanDevDays Frankfurt Germany: June 6 to 7, 2023

With more than 40 lectures, 8 workshops, 7-panel discussions, more than 12 exhibitors, and 60 speakers, the GermanDevDays event will provide a comfortable setting for game developers, students, visitors, and industry experts to meet, discuss industry-related topics, and gain hands-on experience.

Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) (Online): June 5 to 9, 2023

Make plans for an exciting week of technology and collaboration at the 2023 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Be the first to hear about the newest Apple platforms, tools, and technologies. You will also have the chance to interact with Apple specialists and other computer programmers. This event is free and will go down online!

Summer Game Fest Inglewood, United States: June 8, 2023

Summer Game Fest 2023 will include a slew of digital streaming shows, including a stunning live kickoff show presented by Geoff Keighley and jam-packed with world debuts, as well as Days of the Devs. There will also be TBA activities from game makers and networks at the conference.

E3 Los Angeles United States: June 13 to 16, 2023 (CANCELLED)

E3 is a video game industry trade show. The show is organized and presented by the Entertainment Software Association, and it is attended by many developers, publishers, and peripheral makers to introduce and market forthcoming games and game-related goods to stores and members of the press. E3 includes an exhibition area where publishers, manufacturers, and developers can demonstrate their upcoming titles and merchandise for sale. Publishers and hardware makers typically conduct news conferences before and during the event to introduce new games and products.

Future Games Show @E3 Los Angeles United States: June 11, 2023 (CANCELED)

The Future Games Show has been attended by millions of viewers since its launch in June 2020, to honor the most thrilling, unusual, and inventive forthcoming games across all formats. It has partnered with big companies such as Team17, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Koch Media, Sega, Konami, and many more. You can anticipate a wide range of game genres – from shooters to puzzlers and strategy games- with an emphasis on new gameplay clips and creator insight. The Future Games Show hosts three events per year: the Spring Showcase in March, an E3 show in June, and a Gamescom event in August.

Video Game Music Con San Juan Puerto Rico: June 10 to 11, 2023

Video Game Music Con, happening in Puerto Rico, is a two-day gathering devoted to video game music production. This is your opportunity if you’ve ever wished to compose songs for your favorite games.

PLAY Expo Glasgow United Kingdom: June 17 to 18, 2023

Scotland’s biggest gaming exhibition, PLAY Expo, will return to Glasgow for the fifth time in June 2023! The exhibition, which will be organized by Replay Events, will feature exhibitors and more gaming experiences than expected by Scottish game fans. The show has something for everyone, as it is jam-packed with everything you adore about gaming and current culture.

Gaming Istanbul (GIST) Turkey: June 16 to 18, 2023

The GIST is not a display of computer games. It’s a game show. Professionals and novices interested in any sort of game will gather under the GIST’s dome. You can use your Cosplay talents to create game figures if you want. Your spot has already been reserved for you.

Games forum Hamburg Germany: June 14 to 15, 2023

Gamesforum Hamburg is an event you shouldn’t miss for anything. It brings together important players in the mobile gaming business for two days of networking and insightful discussions.

Steam Next Fest June 2023 (Online): June 19 to 26, 2023

Steam Next Fest is a multi-day event celebrating future titles. At the event, you can discover and play hundreds of game trials, watch creator live streams, and talk with teams about their upcoming Steam titles.

DiGRA Sevilla: June 19 to 23, 2023

DiGRA Seville 2023 will be held in Seville, Spain. A pre-conference will be conducted one day before the conference officially begins. The theme of the event will be “Bringing Worlds Together.” DiGRA invites a diverse range of participants to participate in an integrative critical discussion around relevant issues in the industry. It encourages comments on various game forms, expressions, and events, both digital and non-digital.

Game Camp Lille France: June 19 to 20, 2023  

The 6th edition of the yearly gathering of French video game and software developers comes in June. It dedicates two days to experts and aspiring professionals from various video game backgrounds.

Dubai GameExpo Summit: June 21 to 22, 2023

The GameExpo Summit, sponsored by PG Connects, will be held over two days alongside the much larger GameExpo event at Expo City Dubai, the amazing center of sustainability and innovation. More than 100 famous game industry experts from around the world will give insightful talks, panels, and seminars across a variety of subject segments at the conference.

ESI Singapore: June 20 to 21, 2023

Join ESI this summer as they bring their customary mix of top-tier networking, instruction, and programming to the Lion City and APAC for the first time in person. Don’t pass up this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend world-class sessions from professionals from the area and around the globe. Our renowned networking possibilities may provide you with opportunities to grow your company in ways you hadn’t considered possible.

DevGAMM Vilnius: June 20 to 21, 2023

DevGAMM is returning to Vilnius! It will feature two days of industry workshops, games, and activities such as showcases, employment offers from top businesses, quests, and parties, among other things. It is the right place for developers, marketers, game designers, coders, illustrators, business development managers, employers, writers, and anyone else associated with the game industry.

GDC Showcase (Online): June 27 to 29, 2023

GDC Showcase is a free, online event designed to give the GDC community a secure place to gather in March. This exclusive event will allow participants to witness some of the most important talks from previous GDC events as well as get a taste of what to anticipate from future GDC events. The GDC Showcase will include GDC session highlights such as live speaker Q&As, engaging panels, forward-thinking speeches, and inquiries, along with insights from a few of the industry’s leading companies.

Game Con Calgary Canada (Hybrid): June 23 to 25, 2023

Whether you make video games, phone apps, or board games, or sell them in stores, Game Con Canada is the biggest networking gathering in Western Canada. Vendors at GCC will have the choice of using cutting-edge RFID portable P.O.S. devices to allow attendees to join their company’s reward draw. Mutual data transmission of information happens when an attendee examines their wristband at a stand. You will obtain their contact information for the prize draw, and they will get information about your company.

INDIGO Utrecht (Hybrid): June 21, 2023

INDIGO will be held this year at the lovely Van der Valk Hotel in Utrecht, with delectable all-day catering. MeetToMatch allows you to network and set up business meetings with authors, investors, and developers throughout the day. In between meetings, attend lectures provided by a variety of industry experts to gain a valuable, intimate understanding of the games industry. When you’re ready for some adventure, you can head to the exhibit and experience the thrilling new games vying for the INDIGO Award.

BIG Festival São Paulo Brazil: June 28 to 3, 2023

BIG Festival is a Latin American flagship gathering for game releases and advertising. At the event, over 200 games will be accessible for play, such as Festival finalists, games chosen for the Brazil and World Panoramas, as well as the debut of incredible games by big publishers. This festival offers admirable games while also allowing attendees to converse with talented game creators.


TwitchCon Paris France: July 8 to 9, 2023

Mark your diaries, guys, because TwitchCon is returning for the Ultimate Squad Up. TwitchCon Paris will return to the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in July 2023. It promises to be an epic party for Twitch fans—creators, chatters, cosplayers, moderators, and more! And since it’s been what feels like an eternity since we’ve seen each other in person, we figured this would be the best way to start this reunion.

Indie Cup Germany (Online): July 7 to August 15, 2023

Indie Cup Germany ’23 will be an exclusively online exhibit of forthcoming indie games developed in Germany. Developers who participate can display their ideas to prospective partners, earn awards, and receive remarks from the festival jury. Submissions must be received by July 7, 2023.

MAGWest United States: July 14 to 16, 2023

MAGWest evolved from MAGFest, the East Coast Music and Gaming Festival. MAGWest is a three-day gathering devoted to video game music, gaming in general, and the gaming industry as a whole. MAGWest is the essence of video game music, video games, and nonstop parties. The event will be open 24 hours a day and will include tabletop, consoles, arcades, LAN, chiptunes, special lecturers, live video game cover bands, pool performances, and much more!

 BitSummit Japan: July 14 to 16, 2023

BitSummit was founded in late 2012 to give Japanese independent game designers a chance to display their games to the rest of the globe. This event has grown from being a small, industry-only occasion attended by just 200 people in 2013, to a significant festival now attended by over 11,000 people in 2018. Keynotes from industry stalwarts such as Suehiro Tanaka (White Owls), Shuhei Yoshida (Sony Interactive Entertainment), Tetsuya Mizuguchi (Enhance Games), and Atsushi Inaba and Hideki Kamia (Platinum Games) bolstered the event.

Develop Brighton United Kingdom: July 11 to 13, 2023

Develop Brighton is among the UK’s largest game developer meetups and exhibitions. It gathers the entire game developer community for three days of insight, motivation, and networking. Attendees vary from global giants to small indies, so come share in the energizing experiences as well as hear from the industry’s top luminaries and also stay updated on the latest tools and practices that will give your company a competitive advantage.

ChinaJoy Shanghai China: July 28 to 31, 2023

ChinaJoy Conference has evolved significantly over its twenty years of existence since its inception in 2003. Previous conferences were highly regarded and attended by capable government agencies from China’s digital publishing sector. Every year, the conference welcomes top leaders from well-known digital entertainment businesses from around the world to attend. It has evolved into one of the most competent, authoritative, and globally cherished events in the digital entertainment industry.

Pocket Gamer Connects Toronto Canada: July 19 to 20, 2023

Pocket Gamer Connects, the top mobile gaming industry conference, will be held in the extremely vibrant and varied metropolis of Toronto for the first time. Over 750 experts from the gaming industry will assemble to network, pitch, and gain knowledge from 150 of the world’s leading industry experts.

Cryptocurrency, mobile, PC and console, VR/AR, and other topics will be addressed across 15 meeting segments. Lecturers and moderators will share their expert knowledge on topics such as design and development, monetization and emerging technologies, business culture, and much more.

Games for Change Festival New York United States: July 18 to 20, 2023

We’ve witnessed a tenfold increase in the power of games to motivate, connect, and transform society, assisting in combating today’s most urgent problems in social justice and political issues, health, education, and more. The 2020 Games for Change Festival brought together nearly 7,000 individuals from 51 nations, and #G4C2023 will strive to bring even more together.

WasabiCon PDX Portland United States: July 29 to 30, 2023

WasabiCon PDX remains a local pop culture gathering in Portland, Oregon, for lovers of cosplay, gaming, anime, and all things “geek.” Celebrity attendees, local artists, gaming panels, vendors, competitions, and much more will be featured at the two-day conference. While daytime activities and events are intended for all ages, adult guests will be especially entertained in the evening.


Gaming Community Expo Orlando United States: Aug 4 to 5, 2023

Come chill at the Gaming Community Expo with family, friends, and fellow members of the gaming community while encountering your favorite game creators, playing fresh titles, eating delicious cuisines, and celebrating nerd culture—without even leaving the hotel.

Games Gathering Kyiv United States (Hybrid): Aug 3 to 6, 2023

The global game developers’ event Games Gathering 2023 takes place in Kyiv. It is an excellent chance to grow your career and connect with new business partners, including authors, financiers, and service providers.

Industry experts will share their experiences and disclose the most intriguing professional secrets. These are free stands for independent makers, where you can show off your product by participating in the INDIE BLAST showcase and applying for the Indie Blast Awards competition.

Gen Con Indianapolis United States: Aug 3 to 6, 2023

Gen Con is the world’s largest gathering of board gaming aficionados. In 2018, attendees came from more than 60 nations, every state in the United States, and nearly every region in Canada. Peter Adkison, the creator and previous CEO of Wizards of the Coast, established Gen Con LLC in May 2002. Following a brief break from the gaming business, Peter acquired Wizards of the Coast’s “Gen Con Game Fair.” The first performance under Peter’s direction was held in Milwaukee, WI, in August 2002.

Replaying Japan Nagoya Japan: Aug 18 to 20, 2023

Nagoya Zokei University is hosting this event, which will be organized in cooperation with the Ritsumeikan Center for Game Studies, among others. Being the 11th event, this conference usually concentrates on Japanese game culture, schooling, and business. Its goal is to bring together a diverse group of researchers and creators from around the world to share and market their creations.

SIGGRAPH Los Angeles United States (Hybrid): Aug 6 to 10, 2023

SIGGRAPH 2023 is the most prestigious worldwide conference for digital arts and interactive techniques. The event will honor the numerous accomplishments of computer graphics designers and make bold forecasts for the future while ruminating on SIGGRAPH’s 50-year history. You can either attend in-person or online via live-streamed classes.

Play NYC United States: Aug 5 to 6, 2023        

Play NYC 2023, which will take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion this summer, will include a scaled convention that will bring together gamers, creators, and fans over the weekend, along with the annual live stream. The curators of this event have been working with venue organizers at The Metropolitan Pavilion to ensure that both local and federal guidelines are strictly followed while maintaining the event’s usual fun and safety.

MeetToMatch – The Cologne Edition Koln Germany: Aug 23, 2023

At MeetToMatch, you will have the chance to meet all of your favorite publishers, investors, and game creators in person during Europe’s largest games industry meeting in Cologne, or you can participate via live stream from home.

Devcom Developer Conference Cologne Germany: Aug 20 to 22, 2023

Devcom: Europe’s largest game designer conference, will host a variety of activities and sessions for foreign game makers, game publishers, and IT service providers.

2D Con Minneapolis: Aug 25 to 27, 2023

Every summer, 2D Con hosts an all-inclusive charitable gaming event, hosted in honor of the video game community. 2D Con strives to be the finest event around, no matter what your gaming preference is, with competitions, cosplay, live music, TCG, speedrunning, tabletop, RPG, industry speakers, retro gaming, and more.

Gamescom Koln Germany: Aug 23 to 27, 2023

Gamescom is an annual video game trade show hosted in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It replaces the Games Convention, which was hosted in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Many video game developers use Gamescom to showcase forthcoming titles and game-related hardware. Be visible online and showcase your games and business to a global audience. This year’s event promises to leave a fully redesigned digital footprint. You will learn how to use new tools, connect with the gaming community, and profit from a large audience.

CEDEC (Online): Aug 23 to 25, 2023

CEDEC is a gathering for people engaged in the computer entertainment business, including video games, as well as developers and others involved in similar work. CEDEC hopes to assist such people in improving their capabilities by sharing innovative ideas, as well as contributing to the industry’s general growth.

New Zealand Game Developers Conference (NZGDC): Aug 31 to Sept 2, 2023

The New Zealand Game Developers Conference (NZGDC) is an annual expert game creation and interactive media conference held in New Zealand and Australia. It concentrates on both practical and inspirational content, while also offering networking possibilities within New Zealand and its business borders.

TennoCon: Aug 26, 2023

Join us at TennoCon 2023 to meet fellow Tennos from around the globe and celebrate 10 years of Warframe! We are thrilled to be returning to London, Ontario, for an all-day event packed with the best of the Origin System. This is your opportunity to get a sneak peek into the future of Warframe, so don’t miss out!


External Development Summit (XDS) Canada: Sept 6 to 8, 2023

XDS is back again to celebrate its impressive 11th year, creating an opportunity to bring hundreds of professionals to Vancouver, Canada. This 3-day event gives everyone the chance to further their knowledge on external development for the games industry, as well as create meaningful connections with people from a diverse range of 44 countries in the form of Developers/Publishers and service providers.

Games Industry Law Summit Vilnius Lithuania: Sept 6 to 8, 2023

Are you interested in attending the 8th International Games Industry Law Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania? Registrations are open now for qualified attendees; however, there are certain restrictions per territory. If you’re part of the games industry and would like to register, please reach out to Alma and Sergei with a description of your role. Please be aware that we generally don’t accept attendees from the gambling industry.

SaltCON End of Summer Layton United States: Sept 1 to 3, 2023

Come check out the Wasatch Front’s board game event – the ideal place to check out the newest releases, participate in competitions and decorations, and peruse amazing game-themed jewelry and accessories. You can also use our game exchange to save money and test before you purchase our collection of more than 2,000 games.

Indieway September (Hybrid): Sept 15 to 16, 2023

The Indieway September event is offering free webinars to its community members and boasting matchmaking chances among creatives as well as exposing them to business opportunities.

EVA Bueno Aires Argentina: Sept 13 to 16, 2023  

Come join us in celebrating two decades of the Argentine video game industry at EVA in Buenos Aires! EVA, organized by ADVA (Argentina’s Game Developers Association), is the perfect chance for publishers and investors to meet and do business with game developers and service providers throughout Argentina and Latin America. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity!

Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki Finland (Hybrid): Sept 12 to 13, 2023

Pocket Gamer Connects is the premier international event series for the games industry. It brings together professionals from across every sector of the gaming ecosystem, including PC, mobile, console, XR, web3, and blockchain technology. Since 2014, it has received more than 33,000 industry experts to attend our Connects stops in the UK, India, Finland, the USA, Canada, Jordan, and Hong Kong.

D.I.C.E. Europe Reykjavik Iceland: Sept 25 to 27, 2023

D.I.C.E. Europe is inviting attendees to the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, for a three-day event that will make full use of its breathtaking surroundings and serene resort atmosphere, offering an avenue to exchange ideas while enjoying insightful speakers. Roundtable discussions hosted by prominent figures will cover topics relevant to business and art. Furthermore, guests are encouraged to bring their spouses to join in on activities like a cruise around the Gothic Village and the Picasso Museum.

MeetToMatch – The Tokyo Edition (Online): Sept 21 to 23, 2023

At MeetToMatch – The Tokyo Edition, you have the chance to arrange meetings with different businesses from around the globe, maximizing your time spent at the event. Join us between 8:00 a.m. on September 21st and 5:00 p.m. on September 23rd, JST.

Latinx Games Festival Long Beach United States: Sept 15 to 17, 2023

The Latinx Games Festival is the go-to gathering for Latinx game developers in the video game industry. They strive to create a magical future, filled with opportunities, for all Latinx folks in the gaming world. Their panels span topics that are pertinent to Latinx creation and growth in the industry. Plus, they have amazing career boost initiatives, show off cool games from Latin America, and present awards to amazing Latinx game developers.

Game Devs of Color Expo (Online): Sept 27 to 30, 2023

The 8th annual Game Devs of Color Expo is coming to your computer screens on September 27-30, 2023. It will showcase incredible game developers of color and provide plenty of chances to connect with other game creators. You can apply to show your game as a person of color. Keep an eye out for information concerning when you can grab your ticket!


Poznan Game Arena Poland: Oct 6 to 8, 2023

The Poznań Game Arena event offers awesome entertainment for everyone’s enjoyment. It will include events such as eSports tournaments, game premieres, incredible cosplays, Twitch and YouTube gaming stars, and hundreds of activities. Plus, the exhibitors have prepared their best offers, especially for new visitors. It’s important to keep in mind that the PGA is primarily a fair event; it prioritizes quality delivery.

PAX South Wharf Australia: Oct 6 to 8, 2023

Celebrate gaming and immerse yourself in the culture at PAX Aus. With inspiring panels, an expansive expo hall featuring the best of the industry’s publishers and studios, game demos, music acts, tournaments, and more – there’s something for every kind of gamer. Spend three days connecting with old friends and making new ones, meeting with developers, publishers, and brands, and getting your hands on the games you love.

Game Industry Conference (GIC) Poznan Poland: Oct 5 to 8, 2023

The Game Industry Conference is held in conjunction with the Poznan Game Arena, one of Europe’s most significant and biggest game expos. Over 76,000 visitors attend the event to try games and hardware from over 220 exhibitors. The two gatherings are the finest places to meet the majority of the Polish game industry. In Poland, there are already over 400 studios and 6,000 individuals engaged in game development.

Serious Play Conference Toronto Canada (Hybrid): Oct 11 to 13, 2023

The Serious Play Conference is a leadership gathering for professionals who are interested in using game-based learning, sharing their experiences, and collaborating to influence the future of training and education.

Indie Cup Canada (Online): Oct 9 to 17, 2023

Indie Cup Canada 2023 is a virtual event that will feature upcoming indie titles from Eastern and Central Europe. Developers who participate can show off their ideas to prospective partners, earn awards, and receive advice from the festival committee. The application deadline is October 9, 2023.

Steam Next Fest October (Online): Oct 9 to 16, 2023

Steam Next Fest is a multi-day event celebrating future titles. Get to explore and have a feel for hundreds of game trials, watch creator live streams, and talk with teams about their upcoming Steam titles.

GameSoundCon Burbank United States (Hybrid): Oct 17 to 18, 2023

GameSoundCon is a one-of-a-kind gathering of audiophiles. Attending this event will most likely benefit you if you are new or relatively new to games. Game Audio Essentials delineates the distinctions between game audio and audio for conventional media, as well as the basics of parameterized sound effects and interactive music, as well as a summary of how games function.

SXSW Sydney: Oct 15 to 23, 2023

The SXSW Conference and Festivals are growing beyond just Austin, Texas, to Sydney, Australia, from October 15 to 22, 2022. Try and be there!

EGX London United Kingdom: Oct 12 to 15, 2023

At EGX, the entire concept of gaming is celebrated under one dome. EGX is for you if you cherish video games. Get to experience everything from indie games to names you already know and adore. This year, the UK’s largest gaming show will be held at the ExCeL.

Konsoll Norway: Oct 26 to 27, 2023

Konsoll is a yearly two-day gathering in Bergen that attracts game developers from across Norway and overseas to hear from world-class speakers. Konsoll, which was founded in 2012 by the Game Developers Association in Norway, comprises lectures, panels, tutorials, and conversations.

Game Changer Zagreb Croatia: Oct 19, 2023

A game changer is an ongoing lineup of live events that promote best practices for coping with the digital revolution, with a focus on the gaming and Web3 ecosystems. The term “game changer” refers to a variety of possible opportunities for businesses, people, and organizations to create the infrastructure of the twenty-first century.

Game Days Slovakia (Slovak Republic): Oct 26 to 28, 2023

The festival’s goal is to raise videogame consciousness and disseminate news regarding new outstanding games in production. It is also a networking platform for experts in the game creation business.


M+Dev Madison United States: Nov 10, 2023

The M+DEV conference will expose you to a broader range of video game creation in this region. Get to meet, network with, and gain knowledge from talented thinkers from both the local and international games markets. Learn how to develop your game-making skills, how to market your games more effectively, or meet prospective partners who can coach or even finance your gaming company.

Effing-Con Effingham United States: Nov 4 to 5, 2023

Effing-Con remains the lone tabletop and video game convention in Effingham, United States, and it is sponsored by a lot of big brands like Fieldcrest Homes, Health Mart Pharmacy, and 1st National Bank of Waterloo, to name a few.

Game Connection Paris Europe: Nov 2 to 3, 2023

Game Connection is a global event attended by over 1,500 developers, distributors, publishers, and service providers looking for new collaborators and clients. Get to know the industry-leading Game Connection matchmaking framework that allows guests and vendors to schedule encounters ahead of time, maximizing benefits gained at the event.

WePlay Expo Shanghai China: Nov 18 to 19, 2023

Every year for the past couple of years, WePlay has collected more than 300 all-platform games from ten nations for on-site free trials. WePlay 2023 will take place on the 18th and 19th of November at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center in China.

CiGA Connects Shanghai China: Nov 17 to 18, 2023

CiGA Connects is CiGA’s B2B event company, specializing in B2B showcases, foreign business connections, and industry conferences. Its precursor conducted industry workshops in various locations, reaching more than 3000 developers in China. CiGA Connects completely incorporates CiGA’s foreign collaboration tools while also offering offline and online conference, showcase, and matchmaking experiences.

CiGA Developer Conference Shanghai China: Nov 17, 2023

CiGA Developer Conference (CiGADC) is a CiGA event for game creators and game industry professionals that includes game design, graphic art, platform, marketing, programming, narrative, and other issues.

Immersive Tech Week Rotterdam Netherlands: Nov 27 to Dec 1, 2023

Immersive Tech Week is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together creatives, modern innovations, companies, and art to investigate the effect of immersive technology on our world, culture, and society. A five-day adventure will have plenty of lectures, round tables, workshops, and other activities. Here, industry executives, XR fans, scholars, start-ups, scale-ups, and policymakers from around the globe come together to be inspired, exchange knowledge, discover new opportunities, and interact.

 Milan Games Week Milan Italy: Nov 24 to 26, 2023

Milan Games Week is Italy’s largest gaming and athletic event. Since 2011, it has welcomed thousands of users eager to learn about the latest gaming industry news, the largest esports competitions, and incredible amusement moments. Since 1992, Cartoomics has been the premier comics event in Milan, devoted to the worlds of manga, graphic books, comics, publication, board games, and nerd amusement.


Hyper Games Conference – Global Edition (Online): Dec 14 to 15, 2023

The Hyper Games Conference (HGC) is a commercial gathering for leaders in the game industry. It links game creators all over the globe with publishers and game service providers. The events’ primary emphasis is on the smartphone market (mid-core, extreme, hyper-casual, casual) and Web3 games.

SIGGRAPH Asia: Dec 12 to 13, 2023

SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 will be held in Sydney, bringing together the world’s most renowned technological and creative minds and cementing New South Wales’ status as a top global knowledge center for creative industries. This year’s ACM SIGGRAPH Exhibition will be held entirely online.