Game industry conferences and conventions event calendar list

GGJ Next 2021 (Online)

GGJ NEXT® is an annual event operated by the Global Game Jam® to serve younger people (12-17 years old) who are interested in learning the creation of video games. Similar […]

Foundations of Digital Games 2021 (Online)

The 16th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) 2021 is proud to invite research contributions in the form of papers, games and demos, doctoral consortium applications, as […]

NZGDC 2021

Te Papa Tongarewa 55 Cable Street, Wellington
New Zealand

The New Zealand Game Developers Conference (NZGDC) is a professional game development and interactive media conference for New Zealand and Australian audiences. It focuses equally on actionable and inspirational content, […]

Play NYC 2021

Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011, New York
United States

Play NYC 2021 will take place from August 7th to August 8th, 2021 at the Metropolitan Pavilion. This summer, we're planning a scaled convention that unites game creators and fans […]

SIGGRAPH 2021 (Online)

ACM SIGGRAPH is a special interest group within ACM, and SIGGRAPH 2021 is the premier conference for computer graphics and interactive techniques worldwide. This year, we celebrate the industry and […]

ILEA Austin 2021

South Congress Hotel 1603 S Congress Ave, Austin
United States

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) is the association for event industry professionals that is focused on promoting creativity, inspiration, teamwork, education, and relationships within its membership. Join us for […]

Scratch Game Jam 2021

The Centre for Computing History Cambridge, England, CB1 3EW
United Kingdom

Think you're pretty good with Scratch? Come along and prove it! In this afternoon event you will engage in friendly competition with other game designers. Developers will be given a […]

Gameacon 2021

Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage 32-250 Bob Hope D, Rancho Mirage,
United States

Esports tournaments, Indie games, Influencers, Panel talks, Cosplay, Arcade, VR, AR, Merchant area and more, Gameacon is a three day event. The first day August 6th will be for game […]

Game On! The Guided Tour 2021

The Centre for Computing History Cambridge, England, CB1 3EW
United Kingdom

During this special museum tour, our in-house gaming experts will guide you through the history of video games from the seventies to the modern day. Video games have progressed from […]

PyGame Workshop 2021

The Centre for Computing History Cambridge, England, CB1 3EW
United Kingdom

Python is everywhere! It's the world's most popular programming language used in data science, AI and web development. It's also capable of making games, and due to the "readability" of […]

QuakeCon 2021 (Online)

QuakeCon is a yearly convention held by ZeniMax Media to celebrate and promote the major franchises of id Software and other studios owned by ZeniMax. It includes a large, paid, […]

Southern-Fried Gaming Expo 2021

Cobb Galleria Convention Center 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta
United States

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) is a 3-day fan convention focused exclusively on gaming. The expo is held August 20-22, 2021 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria Convention […]

Melbourne Esports Open 2021

Rod Laver Arena Olympic Blvd, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia, Melbourne

The Melbourne Esports Open 2021 is an annual esports event that brings together professional players across several different competitive games for a series of tournaments and exhibition matches that take […]

Flame Con 2021

Sheraton Times Square 811 7th Avenue, New York
United States

Flame Con is the world’s largest queer comic con convention. Featuring a two-day comics, arts and entertainment expo, showcasing creators and special guests from all corners of the LGBTQ fandom. […]

WasabiCon PDX 2021

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel 8235 Northeast Airport Way, Portland
United States

Started in 2012 as Newcon PDX (and momentarily renamed to Fandom PDX in 2018) – WasabiCon PDX is Portland, Oregon’s local pop culture event for fans of cosplay, anime, gaming […]

Hot Chips 33 (Online)

This year’s Hot Chips 33 (2021) will be held in Silicon Valley on August 22-24, 2021. The submission deadline for papers is March 23, and the submission deadline for posters […]

Gamescom 2021 (Online)

As in the previous year, gamescom 2021 will be 100% digital and free of charge for all gamescom fans. Compared to gamescom 2020, many exciting innovations await you. But one […]

AVGC 2021

Police Athletic League of Parsippany-Troy Hills 33 Baldwin Rd, Parsippany
United States

A Video Game Con (AVGC 2021) is NJ’s premiere convention dedicated to both retro and modern video games. We host an extensive free play collection of video games in their […]


International Exhibition Centre Kyiv Brovarskyi Ave, 15, Kyiv

The annual festival of game and geek culture with the enchanting cosplay show, esports tournaments, WEGAME Awards ceremony for developers, contests, quests, presentations in the exhibition area, board games, and […]

Game Development Global Summit 2021 (Online)

From GDGS: "While offline events are temporarily gone, Geekle never stops! We are running the Game Development Global Summit on August 31 - September 1-2, 2021. Our speakers are leading […]

Mobidictum Business Network #2 2021 (Online)

"'Mobidictum Business Network' is an event series that Mobidictum aims to bring together leading game companies and Turkish game developers. Either you want to reach out to gamers or game […]

Israel Mobile Summit 2021

Expo Tel Aviv 101 Sderot Rokach, Tel Aviv

The next edition of the Israel Mobile Summit will take place on September.2, 2021. Of course this depends on the COVID-19 situation in the world. We didn't get to host […]

BitSummit 2021

Miyako Messe Exhibition Center 9-1 Okazaki Seishojicho, Kyoto

BitSummit is an annual festival based in Kyoto, celebrating independent game developers and development in Japan. Founded in late-2012 to support, unify, and evangelize the vibrant and innovative Japanese independent […]

PAX West 2021

Washington State Convention Center 705 Pike St, Seattle
United States

PAX West 2021 is a four-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers. It is called a festival because in addition to dedicated tournaments and freeplay areas there are […]

DevGAMM Moscow 2021

Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel Square of Europe, 2, Moscow
Russian Federation

The DevGAMM Moscow 2021 conference will take place on September 6-7 at the modern Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel. The program will include sessions in three halls from game industry experts, an […]