EventDescriptionDate – Location
Southern-Fried Gaming ExpoSouthern-Fried Gaming Expo celebrates gaming culture with panels, tournaments, and exhibits on arcade, console, and tabletop games.Jul 19-21, 2024
Atlanta, GA, USA
2D Con2D Con is a premier gaming convention celebrating video games, tabletop games, and interactive entertainment with tournaments, panels, and community events.Aug 23-25, 2024
Minneapolis, MN, USA
PAX WestPAX West is the ultimate gaming convention, celebrating all things gaming with panels, exhibitions, tournaments, and community events for gamers.
Twitter / Facebook
Aug 30 – Sep 2, 2024
Seattle, WA, USA
Cleveland Gaming ClassicCleveland Gaming Classic is the ultimate event for gaming enthusiasts. It offers panels, tournaments, and networking opportunities to celebrate and explore gaming culture.
Twitter / Facebook
Sep 20-22, 2024
Cleveland, OH, USA
G2EG2E (Global Gaming Expo) is the leading event for the gaming industry, showcasing the latest innovations, trends, and networking opportunities in gaming.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Oct 7-10, 2024
Las Vegas, NV, USA
DerpyConDerpyCon is the ultimate event for anime, gaming, and sci-fi enthusiasts. It offers panels, workshops, and networking opportunities to celebrate and explore pop culture.
Twitter / Facebook
Oct 25-27, 2024
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Anime Gaming ConAnime Gaming Con is the ultimate event for anime and gaming enthusiasts. It features cosplay, tournaments, panels, and more to celebrate pop culture and community.
Twitter / Facebook
Nov 16-17, 2024
Fresno, CA, USA
KawaconKawacon is a premier anime and gaming convention celebrating Japanese pop culture with panels, cosplay, and gaming tournaments.
Facebook
Jan 17-19, 2025
San Antonio, TX, USA
MAGFestMAGFest is a music and gaming festival that celebrates video game culture with concerts, arcades, and interactive events.
Twitter / Facebook
Jan 23-26, 2025
National Harbor, MD, USA
Liverpool Anime & Gaming ConLiverpool Anime & Gaming Con is the ultimate event for anime and gaming enthusiasts. It offers panels, workshops, and networking opportunities to celebrate pop culture.
Twitter / Facebook
Feb 1-2, 2025
Liverpool, UK
MEGACON OrlandoMEGACON Orlando is a premier pop culture event that features celebrity guests, panels, and exhibits for fans of comics, sci-fi, and gaming.
Twitter / Facebook
Feb 6-9, 2025
Orlando, FL, USA
Tezal-ConTezal-Con brings together enthusiasts of the Tezos blockchain, offering insights, networking, and discussions on the latest developments in the ecosystem.
Twitter / Facebook
Feb 8-9, 2025
Montgomery, AL, USA
GDCGDC (Game Developers Conference) is the world’s largest event for game developers, featuring sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities to shape the future of gaming.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Mar 17-21, 2025
San Francisco, CA, USA
Midwest Gaming ClassicMidwest Gaming Classic is the leading event for gaming enthusiasts. It offers insights, tournaments, and networking opportunities to celebrate gaming culture.
Facebook
Speakers
Apr 4-6, 2025
Milwaukee, WI, USA
LVL UP EXPOLVL UP EXPO is the premier event for gaming and technology enthusiasts. It features the latest innovations, tournaments, and networking opportunities.
Twitter / Facebook
Apr 25-27, 2025
Las Vegas, NV, USA
PAX EastPAX East is the ultimate event for gamers. It features the latest games, panels, and networking opportunities to celebrate gaming culture.
Twitter / Facebook
May 8-11, 2025
Boston, MA, USA
SBC Summit North AmericaSBC Summit North America is the premier sports betting and gaming event, offering insights, innovations, and networking to drive industry growth.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Speakers
May 13-15, 2025
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
MomoConMomoCon gathers anime, gaming, and comics fans, offering panels, workshops, and networking opportunities to celebrate pop culture.
Twitter / Facebook
Speakers
May 22-25, 2025
Atlanta, GA, USA

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FAQs

What topics are typically covered at gaming conferences?

Gaming conferences explore crucial issues in the video game industry, including game development, design, marketing, and community management. These events also delve into the latest trends in technology, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and game streaming platforms. Discussions often cover the business aspects of gaming, including funding, sales strategies, and the growing importance of diversity and inclusion within game narratives and development teams.

What is the most prestigious gaming conference?

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is widely regarded as the most prestigious gaming conference. It attracts game developers and industry professionals worldwide to participate in sessions covering all aspects of game development, from programming and design to business and management. GDC is known for its high-quality talks, workshops, and networking events that provide deep insights into the art and business of making games.

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