UTRECHT – April 6th, 2012 – David Bryant, Creative Strategist at Google will give a special keynote lecture at the Festival of Games on Google’s approach to innovation. At Google David has worked on Google +, Google Chrome and Google maps and many more strategic projects. Before joining Google, David spearheaded creative efforts for big brands in his positions as creative director for both Publicis and StrawberryFrog and founding member of Tribal DBB.

Festival of Games Chairman Seth van der Meer: “We are very proud to have David Bryant present at the 8 thedition of the Festival of Games. As one of Google’s visionaries he can share unique insights with the audience. I think Dutch creative entrepreneurs should not miss out on this opportunity!”

David Bryant is very keen on meeting new talent, and will be talking in small sessions to 5 innovative companies at the Festival of Games. The selection of these companies will we done by the Festival of Games organizers.

Bryant’s presence at the Festival of Games was made possible thanks to the Festival of Games’ new partnership with X Media Lab. David is part of the X Media Lab program.

X Media Lab is the internationally acclaimed creative industries event. XML creates a meeting place uniquely designed to assist companies and people in getting their own creative ideas successfully to market, through concept development, business matching, and direct access to world-class networks of creative professionals. 


The Festival of Games will take placeon the 19 th and 20 th of April, 2012. The 2011 event attracted over 2000 visitors from 470 companies and 25 countries. The Festival of Games is the most effective event for the games industry and combines a conference, the match making event Pitch & Match, the biggest Career Fair for games in Europe and a Showcase. With speakers and companies from all over Europe, Festival of Games has established itself as the biggest European event for the games industry with an explicit focus on business. The Game Conference is sponsored by Creative Spirit.

The Festival of Games is organized by the NLGD and is made possible by the province of Utrecht.


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