GAME CONNECTION AMERICA REACHES THE 110-BUYER MARK

Lyon, France February 1st 2012 - Connection Events today made public its list of the 110 buyers that have been confirmed for Game Connection America, which will take place in San Francisco, CA from March 5-7th at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Additionally, the Game Connection meeting application has opened today, and participating companies are now scheduling meetings for the event.

Representing every gaming genre across every platform, including Console, PC, Online, Social, Mobile and Cloud gaming, Game Connection America buyers make up a complete list of key industry players: 2K - Activision - Capcom - Chillingo - Deutsche Telekom / Gamesload - Direct2Drive - EA Partners - Gaikai - Gameforge - Glu Mobile -Kalypso - Konami - Leap Frog - Microsoft Studios - Microsoft Casual Games - Namco-Bandai - Nintendo – Onlive - Rovio Entertainment - SCEA - SCEE- Sega - Sony Online Entertainment - Spilgames - Square Enix - Travian publishing - Ubisoft - Wild Tangent.

For a full list of buyers, please visit our site at link: http://bit.ly/wlHy5O 

Other organizations have also chosen to be a part of Game Connection America 2012 as well, such as TIGA (UNited Kingdom), Nordic Game Program (Scandinavia), NewGames (Finland), Japan External Trade Organization-JETRO (Japan), Abragames (Brazil), Argentine Game Developers Association - ADVA (Argentina), ICEX (Spain), MexicoDevGames (Mexico), SNJV (France). 

and many more.

Registered attendees and exhibitors can begin building their schedules through the Game Connection website: www.game-connection.com

Additionally, this year, registered attendees are permitted to invite non-registrants to Game Connection for individual meetings. The invitees will not have access to the Meeting App or conference programming unless they register ; however, if a Game Connection registrant invites them they are welcome to attend meetings.

We’ve been extremely pleased with the outpouring of support for Game Connection America this year and are looking forward to seeing old and new faces alike at the show in March,” said Pierre Carde, CEO of Connection Events. “ We reached our goal of 110 buyers sooner than expected and are anticipating a great and successful show for all of our exhibitors and attendees.”

See what the industry has to say about Game Connection here, and the official event trailer: http://bit.ly/A2F5RA!

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Contacts

For European media enquiries or if you want a press pass please contact the videogames marketing agency Cosmocover at 

game-connection@cosmocover.com or on +33 (0) 320 240 119

For US media enquiries, please contact Audra McIver at audra@prmciver.com or on +31 684 0898 74

For sales enquiries, contact sales@connection-events.com

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 Paris  (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 the Meeting App:

The online Meeting Application is the most efficient tool for registrants to learn more about other companies attending Game Connection America and to schedule meetings well in advance of the actual event. Game Connection strives to provide the most effective convention experience to help attendees grow their businesses, and the Meeting App is a key tool in achieving success. With an average of over 30 meetings scheduled per company at Game Connection using the Meeting App, it has been proven effective for over 11 years.

Since 2011, Game Connection's meeting app has also been implemented by E3 to arrange business meetings at the event.

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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