Game Connect: Asia Pacific (GCAP) returns to Melbourne in 2009

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MELBOURNE - Friday 26 June, 2009 - The Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA), convenor of Game Connect: Asia Pacific (GCAP), today announced details for the forthcoming Game Connect: Asia Pacific 2009 Conference and Expo.

GCAP 09 will take place from Sunday 6 December through Tuesday 8 December 2009 at the Crown Promenade Hotel, which is part of the Crown Entertainment Complex in Melbourne, Australia.

“We are thrilled that this year GCAP returns to Melbourne and will be held in a spectacular new venue. We have every intention of making this the biggest and best game development conference ever held in this region and look forward to welcoming delegates from all around the world to join us in Melbourne this December,” commented Tom Crago, President of the Game Developers’ Association of Australia.

“Last year’s event in Brisbane was a huge success and we are very confident of growing this event further in 2009. Our industry is in the midst of a very dynamic period right now and we feel sure that GCAP 09 will not only have the development community talking, but will lead to the creation of new ideas and collaborations,” he added.

Some of the main topics that will be covered during GCAP 09 include core games, online, mobile, casual and serious games, along with new developments in art, technology and design.

For further information about the conference or to register interest as a conference speaker visit www.gameconnectap.com

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About Game Connect Asia Pacific 2009 (GCAP):

Game Connect: Asia Pacific (GCAP) 2009 is the premier conference, exhibition and networking event for the Asia Pacific Games Industry. GCAP 09 will be held at the Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne Australia from Sunday 6 December to Tuesday 8 December, 2009.

Game Developer Awards 2009:

The GDAA Industry Awards will be presented at the Game Connect Asia Pacific annual awards dinner in Melbourne on Tuesday 8 December, 2009

For event&presenter details, contact:

Mike McNabb

CEO, GDAA

Ph: + 61 3 9866 6322

E: mmcnabb@gdaa.com.au

W: www.gdaa.com.au

For media information, contact:

Kerryn Nelson

Managing Director

Big Mouth Marketing Communications P/L

Ph: + 61 3 9558 3122

E: kerryn.nelson@bigmouth.net.au


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