What's the Game Developers Conference? The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the largest game industry event in the world.The Show attracts over 24,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, audio professionals, game designers, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. Produced by the UBM Tech Game Network, this market defining conference features over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. Also, the GDC expo showcases the most relevant game development tools, platforms and services. The conference also features an annual Independent Games Festival, the longest-running and largest festival relating to independent games worldwide, where original games compete, and the Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer-recognition in the digital games industry.The history of the GDC The Game Developers Conference has grown from an informal gathering of about 25 developers in the living room of a notable game designer 27 years ago, to a week-long conference for more than 23,000 industry insiders. GDC birth 25 years in 2011, serving as a testament of how far the industry has come. Even that initially, the GDC was focused on computer games, the industry has now diversified to the point that it includes any number of platforms: gaming consoles, handheld devices, mobile, smartphone and tablet devices, online, and of course computers. Year by year, the GDC continues to define market innovations and future vision, providing insight into the future of gaming.
March 2015 Edition:
The Game Developers Conference commemorated its 25th edition in 2011, serving as a testament of how far the industry has come. This year's conference continues the celebration of our industry's bright future.GDC returns to San Francisco March 2-6, 2015 (Monday - Friday) for five days of lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. From year to year, the GDC continues to define market innovations and future vision, providing insight into the future of gaming.The Game Developers Conference (GDC) attracts over 23,000 industry professionals, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. GDC is also the home of the annual Independent Games Festival (IGF), the first and largest competition for independent games, as well as the Game Developers Choice Awards, presented by Gamasutra.com.Get the attention of this valuable market and stand out from your competition. With signage, giveaways, event sponsorships and more, you can stay top of mind with developers and the press throughout GDC 2015.
GDC is the world's largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event!
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event. It's prized podium ranks up over 24,000 attendees. Each year, this show floor gets packed with anyone who is anyone in the industry, as in programmers, artists, game designers, audio professionals and well-known business decision-makers. Being also known for its glamorous launches and interactive methods of exchanging ideas to help build a better future for the game industry, it features over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions.
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Another great aim of GDC is all the benefits it has for the industry's young professionals. They are able to meet face-to-face with excellent talent recruiters, top companies and manufactures from all over the world. There are many more advantages waiting for you and your company. Be sure to form part of this creative and ever-growing trade show and make even more productive connections in this five day event.