SWISSGAMES is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.
Event

Game Developers Conference – San Francisco

18 to 22 March 2019 | USA SWISSGAMES at GDC 2017 (c) SWISSGAMES

18 March 2019 till 22 March 2019

Game Developers Conference

Location
Moscone Center
747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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18 March 2019 till 22 March 2019

Game Connection - America

Location
AT&T Stadium
24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107

Contact
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The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest professional game industry event. It attracts over 26,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, business decision-makers gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.

The conference features over 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions. In addition, the GDC expo showcases all of the most relevant development tools, platforms and services helping to drive the industry forward. Within the expo, GDC Play provides an opportunity for emerging developers to present their games to GDC attendees including distributors, publishers, press and investors

Parallel to GDC, takes also place Game Connection, an event where 2700+ developers, publishers, distributors and service providers come to find new partners. The Game Connection Meeting App enables attendees and exhibitors to organise meetings in advance of the event.

SWISSGAMES organises each year a delegation of the most promising Swiss game studios to GDC. The participation includes an exhibition space at GDC Play and Game Connection, business coaching before the event and a travel stipend.

The selection to join the SWISSGAMES delegation at GDC and GCA is based on a call for participation.

Next edition of GDC: 18-22 March 2019

Next deadline for participation: November 2018