Lyon, France - January 3, 2012 - Connection Events today announced that the discounted Early Bird Rates for Game Connection America end on January 11th. Game Connection America, an industry standard in B2B conventions for the video game industry, will take place March 5-7th, 2012 at the four-star Sir Francis Drake Hotel in downtown San Francisco, California. Exhibitors and attendees will receive significant registration price reductions by signing up before the January 11th deadline and will have access to special rates on accommodation packages at the event venue.

Our focus on successful business meetings and networking continues this year, which marks the 9th anniversary of our show in California,” said Pierre Carde, CEO of Connection Events. “ We hold an outstanding track record in terms of efficiency and ROI for our exhibitors and attendees, and we look forward to continuing our mission of helping to grow businesses and the industry as a whole in 2012.

With more than 5,000 meetings organized and an average $400k turnover generated per exhibitor, Game Connection holds the top spot for the most efficient industry event for developers, publishers, distributors, outsourcing companies, service companies, retailers, digital providers and investors. To help set up meetings, Game Connection’s Meeting App assists attendees and exhibitors in organizing their schedules in order to get the most productivity out of every day. The Meeting App allows participants to learn about each other’s company projects and interests, search through the database of other registrants, ask questions and send meeting requests in advance of the event.

A dedicated networking area is also established in the heart of the event venue to allow industry professionals the chance to connect between meetings and sessions.

For more information about the list of confirmed Game Connection America attendees, please contact

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About Game Connection:

Game Connection is an event produced by Connection Events, creator of opportunities, resources and results in the Video Game Industry. Taking place in Lyon (France) and San Francisco (California, USA), Game Connection stands out as an efficient business meeting solution with: matchmaking events between service providers, developers, publishers and distributors; network building and business enhancement.

The event offers delegates significant added value through its program of conferences and master classes. The next Game Connection  will take place in San Francisco March 5-7th, 2012.

About Connection Events:

Connection Events specialises in the creation of services and events aimed at video game industry professionals, with more than 850 business clients in more than 45 countries. Core Connection Events services include Game Connection and Game Connection Master Classes.  

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