Launch of the first Asia-Pacific Games Directory (APGD)

GCA Games Convention Asia

GC Asia Conference (GCAC)

Suntec Singapore International Convention

&Exhibition Centre

(September 17-20, 2009)

LEIPZIG, SINGAPORE - August 27, 2009 - The first Asia-Pacific Games Directory (APGD) will be launched at GCA Games Convention Asia. Designed and conceptualised by the Games Exchange Alliance (GXA), the directory is the first ever to offer the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the various gaming companies in Asia Pacific. The launch of the APGD will take place on September 17, 2009 during the GCA Opening Ceremony at the Suntec Singapore International Convention&Exhibition Centre. GCA and GCAC will take place September 17-20, 2009.

"The Asia-Pacific Games Directory is the definitive resource for anyone interested in the Asia Pacific games industry - from a budding local developer looking for a suitable publisher to work with to a European game distributor looking to explore business opportunities in the region. We believe that the directory will help to drive collaboration within the regional games industry and drive business growth," said Aroon Tan, President of Games Exchange Alliance.

"We are delighted that GCA was selected as the platform for the APGD launch," said Jorg Zeissig, Managing Director of LMI Asia Pte Ltd. "Like the APGD, GCA is a neutral platform where industry representatives and Asian games associations can connect to establish good working relationships and mutual ground for the growth of the video games industry."

About Games Convention Asia/GC Asia Conference

Founded in 2007, the GCA Games Convention Asia isthe only business platform or developers, publishers, distributors, manufacturers and service providers of the games industry, focusing on interactive entertainment, infotainment, edutainment, hardware and the latest server technologies for the entire Asia-Pacific region. The event takes place over four days in Singapore and is organized by LMI Asia Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Leipziger Messe International. The innovative concept, consisting of the four pillars of exhibition, a business center, matchmaking area, and GC Asia Conference, attracted more than 92,000 visitors to the Suntec Singapore International Convention&Exhibition Centre in 2008. The GC Asia Conference, the only game developer conference in the Asia-Pacific region, allows developers and industry experts to exchange knowledge and know-how in panels and lectures and grow their international networks of business connections. For more information, please visit : www.gc-asia.sg.

Media Contacts

Europe

Leipziger Messe

Nancy Pfaff, Press Officer

Phone: +49 (0) 341 678 8186

Fax: +49 (0) 341 678 8182

Email: n.pfaff@leipziger-messe.de

Asia-Pacific

The Hoffman Agency

Shirley Wong

Phone: +65 6238 1851

Email: swong@hoffman.com

Maureen Tseng, Director of Client Services

Phone: +65 6238 1612

Email: mtseng@hoffman.com

LMI Asia Pte Ltd

Jorg Zeissig, Managing Director

Phone: +49 (0) 341 678 7900

Mobile Singapore: +65 (0) 9721 8541

Email: j.zeissig@LM-international.com

International Digital Entertainment Agency

Sean Kauppinen

Phone: +1 415-299-2156

Email: gca@ide-agency.com


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