Casual Connect USA is the second largest professionals-only games conference in the USA. It is created to support the mass-market games community by gathering the top developers, publishers, distributors, and others involved in related industries for networking opportunities and useful lectures. Casual Connect will be held on August 1-3, 2017 at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA.
With 2,000 attendees and a 120 team strong Indie Prize Showcase, Casual Connect USA is a great way to meet with those in the emerging video games industry. Casual Connect is all about great speakers, interesting and professional industry insiders, and of course, signature evening parties. It just wouldn’t be Casual Connect without great lectures and networking.
This year Casual Connect will offer 9 content tracks:
- Industry Insights
- Market Navigation
- The Business of Games
- Design & Development
- Design Innovator
Line-up of speakers
The speakers line-up includes such experts: Robert Glaser, Founder, Chairman & CEO, RealNetworks, Carey DiJulio, SVP Product & Marketing of Big Fish Games, Cameron Brown, CCO of Against Gravity, Laralyn McWilliams, Chief Creative Officer of Skydance Interactive, Becky Ann Hughes, Vice President and GM of Glu Mobile, and many others.
Indie Prize Showcase
Indie Prize is a scholarship program and competition focused on the up and coming creative force of the games industry. This year 40 finalists will showcase their games to conference guests during three days of the event. The best games from the showcase will be awarded at the 19th Indie Prize Awards ceremony. All participants of the Indie Prize Showcase, as well as their games, are listed on the official Indie Prize website.
Come to Casual Connect in Seattle, spend three days and nights of research, networking and meetings. Head over to the Casual Connect website to grab your tickets: