The following is an overview of key gaming events throughout the month of September, 2019. These events often provide excellent learning, networking, and investment opportunities.
Capital Creative Showcase
When: September 7th, 2019
Where: Sacramento, CA
Put on by the Sacramento Developer Collective, CCS is an annual exhibition event showcasing the region’s premier creative talents and connecting said talent to potential investors and publishers.
When: September 8th, 2019
Where: Dubrovnik, Croatia
This year’s European Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Summit focuses on the theme of “Next Level.” With new forms of technology and storytelling rapidly entering the market, what possibilities lie ahead for game developers around the world? The many guest speakers and informative panels aim to answer that question and more.
Tokyo Game Show
When: September 12th, 2019
Where: Chiba, Japan
First held in 1996, the Tokyo Game Show is a massive trade show aimed at promoting success for Japanese game companies. The first two days of the event are exclusively for business, while the latter two days are open to the public.
When: 12th September 2019
Where: Newcastle, England
This event focuses on the business of video games by bringing speakers, exhibitors, and delegates from around the UK and Europe together.
When: 12th September 2019
Where: Kiel, Germany
The Baltic DevDays (BDD) aims to connect programmers, artists, producers, and others involved in the development of interactive games. The event spans two days of inspiring talks, panels, and workshops where attendees can explore new partnerships and business opportunities.
European Games Week Summit and Festival
When: September 17th, 2019
Where: Dublin, Ireland
In order to bring organizations, studios, manufacturers, publishers & legends together in the same environment, the European Games Summit features over 80 speakers across four rooms dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, Current & Future Trends, Esports and Game Development.
Part of European Games Week, the EGW Festival hosts Ireland’s largest esports event with four titles played over a two-day tournament.
Comic Con Africa
When: September 21st, 2019
Where: Johannesburg, South Africa
Comic Con Africa focuses on all elements of pop culture, including cosplay, comic books, anime, manga, other creatives, film & series, games (including video and esports) and books/authors. The show will also host a one-day Business of Gaming Forum on September 23 with panels and discussions intended to help connect talent with investors, executives, and brands.