GDC - Game Developers Conference 2023

Mar 20 - 24, 2023 In-person
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Why Attend


The Game Developers Conference is the game industry's premier professional event, championing game developers and the advancement of their craft.

Why Attend – 2023

The Conference delivers five days of expert-led education on key game development topics, as well as several special features throughout the week. Attendees have the opportunity to gain insight into the future of games, be inspired by new techniques, and discover creative new approaches.

Also, the Conference brings the game development community together to exchange ideas, solve problems, and shape the future of the industry across five days of education, inspiration, and networking. Attendees include programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, and business leaders.

Some key features of the Conference include:

• A comprehensive selection of lectures, panels, and roundtable discussions.
• The Expo showcases the latest game development tools and services from leading technology companies such as Amazon, Epic, Google, Intel, Nvidia, Oculus, and Sony.
• Dedicated community spaces where attendees can take a break from all of the learning to relax and meet new people in themed areas for playable indie games, retro games, alternative controllers, and more.

In addition, the Conference hosts two awards ceremonies recognizing the creativity, artistry, and technical genius of the finest developers and games:

• The Game Developers Choice Awards is the leading peer-based video game awards show celebrating the industry’s top games and developers.
• The Independent Games Festival honors the most innovative and exemplary projects in indie game development.

Attendees also get an opportunity to connect with companies showcasing the latest game development tools and services in the Expo. They also will be able to meet with leading technology companies such as Meta, Epic Games, and Microsoft to explore new partnerships and business opportunities. In addition, they get to play games from independent developers in GDC Play, alt.ctrl.GDC, IGF Pavilion, and other community spaces.

The Masterclass program is comprised of small-group workshops that deliver in-depth, hands-on training from industry experts around some of the most important challenges facing game developers today.

Why Exhibit – 2023

The events program creates an array of new opportunities for companies of all sizes to share their products and services with programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, studio managers, business development professionals, and investors seeking new tools and techniques to make great games.


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