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Top Online Gaming Events 2023

This article explains the List of Top Online Gaming Events in 2023.

Top Online Gaming Events

NameDate & VenueAboutWhy should you attend?Register
WN Connect Shenzhen 2022December 21, 2022 /
Shenzhen, China
WN Connect Shenzhen'22 is a face-to-face networking occasion for Chinese-based representatives of the gaming business. If you have an interest in the Chinese market, you can also join online. The game industry's communication tool WN Hub makes business networking accessible to all users. A distinctive meeting system is a characteristic of every WN Conference and a crucial component of the WN Hub. Use your ticket to unlock its opportunities!The WN Hub will allow online participants to watch lectures, interact, and hold virtual meetings with other attendees. From December 21 until January 10, the platform will be accessible. Participants in Shenzhen will get the ability to broaden their networks and share first-hand knowledge on trending business issues. The speakers from around the world will impart their wisdom via the screen. All attendees will receive a welcome drink and delectable finger foods to help with networkingClick here to register
Super MAGFest 2023January 5 - 8, 2023 /
National Harbor, MD
MAGFest, which stands for "Music And Gaming Festival," is a four-day celebration of video game music, gaming of all kinds, and the gaming community. Consoles, arcades, tables, LAN, live video game cover bands, chiptunes, vendors, guest speakers, and much more will be available at the 24-hour event.The event fosters a welcoming environment where people from many American subcultures may share their passion for music, video games, art, and other forms of expression. It will give people a place to learn about video games and the gaming business. The event also offers a platform for the growth and success of independent game developers.Click here to register
CES 2023January 5 - 8, 2023 /
Las Vegas, NV
The world's largest and most prominent technology exhibition, CES serves as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations. The greatest brands in the world conduct business here, meet new partners, and take the stage with the brightest innovators. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) owns and produces CES, which showcases all facets of the electronics industry.See the international businesses displaying the most recent innovations in digital health, food and beverage technology, automotive technology, NFTs, gaming, smart homes, and more. Technology is paving the way for safer roadways with features like adaptive cruise control, accident prevention, and lane guidance. You will be able to learn more about the technologies that supports concept cars, connected vehicles, and autonomous mobility.Click here to register
Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 January 8 - 15, 2023 /
Online
An ongoing charity video game marathon series is called Games Done Quick. In these competitions, speedrunners compete at a high level while collecting donations for good causes. Over the course of its nine-year existence, Games Done Quick has collaborated with a number of charities, including the Prevent Cancer Foundation and Doctors Without Borders. For both charities, their event is presently the biggest worldwide!The event supports numerous speedrunning communities. To assist communities in reaching a larger audience, they donate their channel and resources. Over 34 million dollars have been donated to charity by Games Done Quick as of yet. The typical attendance at our events is around 3000 persons, including staff, volunteers, runners, and spectators who are only there to support the event.Click here to register
Pocket Gamer Connects London 2023January 23 - 24, 2023 /
London, UK
The premier worldwide conference series for the whole games business is called Pocket Gamer Connects. They concentrate on putting you in touch with the relevant people by bringing together delegates from throughout the whole ecosystem and covering all the major formats, including XR, blockchain, and web3 technologies. The PG Connects international conference series has drawn well over 33,000 business professionals since 2014.PG Connects has a stellar reputation as a must-attend conference if you want to meet the most exciting game makers, developers, and publishers, as well as some of the top investors, tools providers, platformers, and more. This is thanks to their many years of experience organising events for the games industry. Their audience is truly international and reflective of the games industry as a whole.Click here to register
Global Game Jam 2023January 30 - February 5, 2023 /
Online
The largest game creation competition in the world, the Global Game Jam® (GGJ), takes place regularly in real places all over the world. In essence, a "game jam" is a hackathon with a game development focus. The GGJ promotes participation from individuals from all walks of life in order to further the globalisation of game development and innovation. The GGJ promotes teamwork and is not a contest.The jam is renowned for fostering new relationships, boosting self-assurance, and opening up prospects within the neighbourhood. A new game must be designed, developed, tested, and made in just 48 hours. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with new technology tools, try out new roles in game development, and put their skills to the test.Click here to register
YORKSHIRE GAMES FESTIVALFebruary 4 - 10, 2023 /
Bradford, UK
Inaugurated in 2016, Yorkshire Games Festival honours the history, culture, and creation of video games with notable speakers, master courses, seminars, and exciting events for players of all ages. With the Let's Play! Family Weekend full of events and gameplay, the Young Developers Conference school days, and our Game Talks conference-style event, there will be plenty for everyone to enjoy.The Yorkshire Games Festival's opening weekend features a museum takeover with fun family-friendly games and activities. Play the newest board games and analogue experiences with friends, experience games on their largest screens, and beta-test new projects from Northern developers all under one roof. Watch for their complete Let's Play announcement in January as they continue to work diligently to confirm amazing things.Click here to register
#G4L Final Boss Conference 2023February 8 - 9, 2023 /
Dusseldorf, Germany
This is a convention for new game developers and companies. They don't want to hold just another gaming conference; instead, they're holding the #G4L FINAL BOSS conference. They want to be the ones to bring disparate worlds together and reveal previously hidden economic opportunities. Their goal is to create links between the gaming business and other industries.The gathering will provide a forum for professional and business networking. By allowing the developers of both digital and analogue games to exchange knowledge and ideas, it will strengthen the bonds between the two strands of the game production community. By placing them in front of possible publishing and financial partners, the event will also assist small and emerging developers in gaining the recognition they deserve.Click here to register
Gamesforum Barcelona 20238 - 9 February 2023 /
Novotel Barcelona City Hotel
The Novotel CITY Barcelona will host Gamesforum Barcelona, a one-day Gamesforum Laser Event focusing on Ad Monetization in F2P mobile games. For the first time since its inception, Gamesforum Barcelona will span two days with an extended agenda packed with material presented by the best in the industry. The event's first day will be devoted to user acquisition (UA), and the second day will be devoted to ad monetization.The conference will feature innovative speakers and lively panel discussions led by subject-matter experts. It will provide excellent networking possibilities at a privileged location with a view of the city. There will be interactive roundtables where you may speak with others in your sector on the most recent advancements. In order to discuss and debate the major issues facing the mobile gaming industry, the event will bring together the UA and Ad Monetization sectors. Participants will gain the knowledge they need to stay on top of developments in this fast-paced sector.Click here to register
LVL UP EXPOFebruary 17 - 19, 2023 /
Las Vegas, NV
In order to foster innovation, enthusiasm, and competitive spirits on a dynamic international platform, LVL UP EXPO invites individuals from all walks of life together. Their annual event takes place over the course of three days (and nights) and combines competitive gaming, creative inspiration, and inclusive community development.In 2022, the event attracted more than 30,000 attendees. This event attracts gamers, cosplayers, and fans from around the world. Over 30 special guests will be present. Famous voice actors, motivational speakers, Twitch Stars, and more can be met. There will also be almost 200 exhibitors. You will also be able to shop from a huge number of vendors! containing uncommon and distinctive objects to liven up any fan's collection.Click here to register
D.I.C.E. Summit 2023February 21 - 23, 2023 /
Las Vegas, NV
The D.I.C.E. Summit is the top video game networking event, and it offers a variety of small-scale activities to provide you the best opportunity to interact with other guests. Next Level will be the focus of D.I.C.E.'s investigation, and new programming additions will be made. The 23rd annual #DICEAwards, which honour achievement among colleagues now working in games, will take place after the Summit. Each year, the #DICEAwards confer recognition on specific fields of craftsmanship and game genre-defining categories.The networking events then give the visitors a chance to meet the speakers, delegates, and businesses that are currently fueling the growth of the video game industry. They will provide you plenty of room and topics for discussion so you may start networking with other professionals who share your interests. You have the chance to make connections with speakers or attendees from D.I.C.E. you've always wanted to meet or with people you didn't know you needed to connect with.Click here to register
Games Growth SummitFebruary 23, 2023 /
London UK
All parts of growth required to scale a firm, including financing, finance, and PR, will be covered during their all-day in-person event. This will be a potential day for networking with more than 16 speakers and a broad range of game industry experts. This is your chance to learn from our panellists' errors and cautionary stories, ask questions, and network with our experts.This is the ideal time to leave with a toolkit for success that will help you grow your company. You will have the opportunity to listen to motivational panel discussions and fireside chats from CEOs and a variety of specialists. This is your chance to interact with and motivate a diverse group of game companies that are looking for deals, advice, and funding.Click here to register
Hamburg Games ConferenceMarch 1 - 2, 2023 /
Hamburg, Germany
On March 1-2, 2023, the Hamburg Games Conference will return as a live event at a new venue. Up to 600 attendees from the global gaming business are invited to the B2B event at Hamburg, Germany's Altonaer Museum. The primary theme will be "Invest in Gaming," which will explore and analyse the present state and projected growth of the global games markets as well as difficulties and unrealized potentials.International speakers will present talks and workshops at the event that will focus on the advantages and potential of investing in video games. In addition, there will be a large number of opportunities to meet new people and expand your network, including matchmaking through MeetToMatch, in an expo area with (indie) studios and service providers.Click here to register
SXSW ConferenceMarch 10 - 19, 2023 /
Austin, Texas
SXSW 2022 will bring together representatives from the global creative sectors in Austin, Texas from March 10–19. Prepare to encounter more networking, learning, and career-enhancing connections possibilities than ever before. The most significant developments in technology, film, culture, and music are covered in a variety of tracks at SXSW, demonstrating how the most surprising discoveries arise when disparate subjects and individuals come together.The diverse, forward-thinking speakers featured on Daily Keynotes will share the most potent brand-new concepts in the rapidly advancing fields of technology, cinema, culture, and music. The conference programme features a range of formats for you to hone your professional abilities and connect with other creatives from across the world. Discover all confirmed programming, including Keynote & Featured Speakers and Sessions, by exploring the SXSW Schedule.Click here to register
GDC 2023March 20 - 24, 2023 /
San Francisco, CA
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) brings together the game developer community for five days of networking, education, and problem-solving to shape the future of the industry. Programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio experts, and business executives are among the attendees.This is a unique chance for developers to stay current on developments in the industry, GDC is a week-long celebration of the art, craft, and business of game creation. Make new game developer pals and re-establish contact with old ones. Recognize the techniques used by successful game developers, Learn how to run a profitable game development company and Develop your gaming career while recognising the achievements of your colleagues.Click here to register
European Game ShowcaseMarch 21, 2023 /
San Francisco, CA
The European Game Showcase at GDC is a free event where more than 30 European game creators present their most recent titles to the media, publishers, and business associates. It's an invitation-only event designed to support developers and their featured projects in moving forward to success. In-depth details are available in their FAQ.You will be able to submit any type of video game for any platform, provided that it hasn't already been launched before GDC 2023. Development must be done before submissions. If you're interested in becoming a partner, please contact the team to see how your business can be included in newsletter and online announcements as well as on-site at the event.Click here to register
Tokyo SandboxApril 15, 2023 /
Tokyo, Japan
It was originally an exhibition of independent video games presented in 2015 under the name "Tokyo Indie Game Festival," but in 2017 it was revived under the name it now goes by, "TOKYO SANDBOX." After a two-year break, the eagerly anticipated relaunch will take place this year due to the coronavirus's influence. This year's "TOKYO SANDBOX" will feature more than 100 games from more than 50 game creators.This event intends to connect active game creators with general game players so they may spread the word about their games and increase their appeal to a global audience. Visitors will benefit greatly from the chance to play the newest independent games as well as upcoming titles. They also organise events like video game competitions.Click here to register
XP Game Developer SummitApril 20 - 21, 2023 /
Toronto, Canada
The XP Game Developer Summit will be held in Toronto at the Westin Harbour Castle on April 20 and 21, 2023. The premier business-to-business conference for the Canadian gaming industry, XP Game Developer Summit offers global networking, top-tier speakers, exclusive panels, seminars, Canada's largest game expo, and more.You should attend the event as the XP Game Developer Summit and event platform provider MeetToMatch have teamed once more to help international investors, publishers, developers, and service providers find new business prospects through focused networking and business-to-business events.Click here to register
Games Industry Law UnpackedMay 9 - 11, 2023 /
Online
A conference called Games Industry Law Unpacked focuses on the foundations of the legal system in the games industry. Industry veterans will explore the key issues of business models, intellectual property, content, agreements, legislation, and conflicts over the course of the conference's two days. 200 people can only participate in the Unpacked in its inaugural year.The in-house attorneys will gain from a systematic understanding of the basics of the sector and a discussion of recent legislation, while the lawyers from law firms will stay current on the commercial and legal practises of the sector. Last but not least, lawyers who currently only sometimes interact with the games business will have a deeper understanding of its background.Click here to register
Game Access ConferenceJune 2 - 3, 2023 /
Czech Republic
Game Access is quickly rising to the top of the list of the most popular and coveted game developer events in the area thanks to its laid-back vibe, motivational speakers, amazing design, and extensive supporting schedule. Game Access is the event that will entice you to return annually along with the unique beauty of the city of Brno.Every year, hundreds of individuals from all walks of life come together at Game Access, united by their unbridled creativity and love of creating video games. Together, they acknowledge their accomplishments, draw inspiration from leaders in the field, and anticipate future adventures.Click here to register
E3 2023June 13 - 16, 2023 /
Los Angeles, CA
A trade show for the video game industry is called E3. For the purpose of introducing and publicising new games and game-related items to retailers and the media, the Entertainment Software Association organises and presents E3, which is attended by a large number of developers, publishers, hardware, and accessory makers.Developers, publishers, and producers will be able to display their games and other products at E3 on an expo floor so that consumers can purchase them in the future months. Publishers and hardware vendors typically host press conferences before and during the event to introduce new games and products.Click here to register
Gaming Istanbul (GIST)June 16 - 18, 2023 /
Istanbul, Turkey
The GIST is not a display of video games. It is a display of "games." Any game enthusiast, whether a pro or a hobbyist, will gather under the GIST's roof.
You might be playing a first-person shooter, a football game, a throwback 8-bit game, or a desktop FRP. You can use your cosplay abilities to animate video game characters if you choose. Your seat is reserved for you, so please come join us. A show put on by players for players, Gaming Istanbul.
The event brings together businesses and goods that are used by thousands of gamers, increasing access and awareness. It allows you to connect with industry leaders using the Pitch & Match system and assess available job possibilities. gatherings that last three days and are attended by the top game designers and developers. The career events provide you the opportunity to meet potential team members.Click here to register
Develop Brighton11 - 13 July 2023 /
Hilton Brighton Metropole
The whole game-making industry is gathered at Develop:Brighton for the first time in the UK, from megastars to micro-indies, to network, learn from one another, share ideas and experiences, and do business in a welcoming and open environment. They have been doing it since 2006 as well.For three days, Develop:Brighton brings the gaming industry together to network, learn from one another, share experiences, stay current, and do business. Deals are made, new contacts are forged, games are pitched, and new intellectual property contracts are inked during this important business gathering. But it also has the vibe of a lively social gathering!Click here to register
Gen ConAugust 3 - 6, 2023 /
Indianapolis, United States
The world's largest gathering place for fans of tabletop gaming is Gen Con. More than 60 nations, all 50 states in the US, and practically all of Canada sent guests to Gen Con in 2018. Peter Adkison, the founder and former CEO of Wizards of the Coast, launched Gen Con LLC in May 2002. Peter acquired the "Gen Con Game Fair" from Wizards of the Coast following a brief absence from the video game industry.They support, foster, and encourage the incredible individuals, concepts, and innovations. They purposefully create warm, secure places for people to congregate, form friendships, explore common interests, and find new ones. In order to create a Gen Con that is anti-discriminatory, anti-racist, and devoid of sexism, harassment, and hate, they prioritise active listening and collaborating with the community.Click here to register
gamescom 2023August 23 - 27, 2023 /
Germany
A trade show for video games called amescom is held yearly at the Kölnmesse in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It replaces the Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, Games Convention. Many video game developers showcase their upcoming titles and gaming-related hardware at Gamescom.Present your games and companies to a global audience by being present digitally! We have redesigned our online presence for this year. Utilize new features, connect with the gaming community, and take advantage of wide reach.Click here to register
Games Industry Law Summit VilniusSeptember 6 - 8, 2023 /
Vilnius, Lithuania
The leading legal experts in the games business attend the invitation-only Games Industry Law Summit, which is organised by a cooperative community from 45 different nations. For the eighth time, in 2023, the Summit brings together professionals in the fields of law, business, and finance from publishers, platforms, and associations, as well as attorneys from leading firms that specialise in the games industry.At the two five-star venues in Vilnius Old Town over the course of three days, more than 70 speakers and panellists discuss law and business, compliance and legal design, best practises, and workflow. Only 250 people can attend the Summit each year, and they must be invited by other professionals in their field. Please fill out the application form on the link to applyClick here to register
SXSW SydneyOctober 15 - 23, 2023 /
Online
SXSW is travelling outside of North America for the first time ever and will stop in Sydney. Changemakers from near and far will congregate at the harbour for a collision of innovation and culture. Sydney is renowned for its natural beauty and golden beaches. It is also home to a booming innovation hub, a tech-hungry culture, and a thriving creative industry. As the entryway to Asia-Pacific, SXSW Sydney is where you can learn about the region's brilliant minds, ground-breaking ideas, and innovative, energetic communities.SXSW Sydney will explore the finest in music, screen, gaming, technology, and innovation by gathering the most creative and innovative minds on the planet. SXSW Sydney will be a must-attend event for creators and professionals looking to explore breakthrough technologies, set the course for future trends, and take advantage of unmatched networking possibilities.Click here to register
Gamescom AsiaOctober 19 - 23, 2023 /
Singapore
In 2023, gamescom Asia will return to its usual festival setting. At gamescom, the largest computer and video game festival in the world, the first satellite event in Asia, attendees can look forward to four days filled with thrilling highlights for the gaming industry and an amazing entertainment schedule. The eagerly anticipated entertainment zone for gamers, fans, and the general public will finally be physically present! Additionally, you will be able to visit the Suntec showgrounds to see gamescom asia in person.Come October, expand your network and find new business partners in Singapore. Showcase your products to the public, gamers, and fans, including games, hardware, retail, live entertainment, and more. Take the stage in 2023 like our previous global thought leaders did. At gamescom Asia, strengthen your brand. See their list of the global and Asian industry leaders who spoke at gamescom asia 2022. Whether you're in Asia for work or play, be the first to learn about gamescom news and updates.Click here to register
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Conclusion

You learn about the dynamic video game industry by attending these events. These gaming events are a fantastic way to unite individuals from all around the world in a friendly environment. Additionally, they offer a setting for fostering social interaction and networking.

There is something for everyone in the diverse selection of events. Therefore, be sure to attend at least any one event. We hope you found our article about top online gaming events informative. If you have any questions, please ask in the comment section below.

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