GC Asia Conference with Leading Visionaries and Industry Experts Giving Insights Into the Asian-Pacific Market and Beyond

GC Asia Conference (GCAC)

(September 6-7, 2007)

Leipzig, Germany - August 30, 2007 - The first GC Asia Conference (GCAC) will open its doors next week in Singapore, September 6-7, 2007. Focussing on mobile and online games, outsourcing, and business development, GCAC presents a unique networking forum for developers and publishers from the Asia-Pacific region, North America, and Europe. The organizers today announced a top-notch line-up of over 60 renowned speakers, addressing key industry topics in over 50 sessions.

The Leipzig Fair, organizer of GC (Games Convention) - Europe's biggest show in the industry - has granted Singaporean organizer CEMS (Conference&Exhibition Management Services Pte Ltd) the right to use the Games Convention brand. For two days, GCAC will host leading international publishers and game developers from the Asia-Pacific region, North America, and Europe. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop direct contacts within the Asia-Pacific market and discuss business opportunities. Under the motto, "Opportunities to the World," developers from Asia will have the chance to meet international publishers and speak about their business. The conference program is divided into four tracks, business development, business opportunities, financing/VC, and outsourcing.

The organizers expect about 500 attendees at the Suntec Singapore International Convention&Exhibition Center. The GCAC program includes speakers from 20 countries, among them Allan Simonsen (Technical Director, Boomzap/IGDA, Singapore), Christopher Thompson (Vice President/GM Asia, Electronic Arts) Chris Natsumme (CEO, Boomzap, Singapore), Joonmo Kwon (CEO, Nexon Corp/Nexon Mobile, South Korea), Peter Paul Gadi (Anino Mobile, Philippines), Che-Yuan Wang (Disney, China), Bob Wallace (Strategic Alternatives, USA), and Keith Liu (Nokia, Singapore).

GCAC is supported by GC Developers Conference (GCDC), Europe's leading conference for game developers. GCDC 2007 in Leipzig, Germany, attracted over 900 attendees from more than 35 countries. GC Asia and GCA are organized by Leipziger Messe International (LMI) and Conference and Exhibition Management Services (CEMS).

GCA/GCAC registration now online

Online registration for GC Asia and GC Asia Conference is currently open. For more information, or to register, please visit

http://www.gc-asia.sg

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Media Contacts:

Leipziger Messe

Stephan Reiss, Press Officer

+49 (0) 341 - 678 8186

s.reiss@leipziger-messe.de

North America

Sean Kauppinen, Kohnke Communications

+1 415-777 - 4000

sean@kohnkecomm.com

Contact for GCA

Exhibitors, sponsors, and participants:

Jorg Zeissig, General Manager LMI

+49 (0) 341 - 678 7900

j.zeissig@LM-international.com

Contact for GCAC

Sponsors, speakers and participants:

Frank Sliwka, Project Director

+49 (0) 341 - 678 8288

f.sliwka@leipziger-messe.de

GC Asia Conference and GCDC on the internet:

http://www.gc-asia.sg

http://www.gcdc.eu

About GC Asia/GC Asia Conference

The Games Convention Asia (GCA) is the only Convention in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region for interactive entertainment, infotainment, edutainment, hardware and technology. The fair is organized with the LMI (Leipziger Messe International GmbH), a subsidiary of the Leipziger Messe GmbH, and CEMS (Conference&Exhibition management services Pte Ltd. Singapore). It is accompanied by the GCA Business Centre, which will be utilized as a business platform equipped with internet access points, presentation technology and catering. The concept of the Games Convention Asia Conference (GCAC) is, "Developing&Development," and in producing the "GCA 2007 Competition". The organizer's goal is to firmly establish what will be the Asia-Pacific region's largest convention devoted to digital media, computer games, entertainment and educational software as well as hardware. www.gc-asia.sg


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