Giant List of Gaming Events

September 19th, 2019

Whether you are a gamer, a game developer or prefer to do things the old fashioned way (with cards & dice) there is a gamer conference for you. While we tried to stick exclusively to gamer events (everything from old school to VR), there are a few others sprinkled in that have gaming elements or may be useful to game devs.

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January

  1. CES
    https://www.ces.tech
  2. Chattacon
    https://chattacon.org
  3. Dice Tower Cruise
    https://www.dicetowercruise.com
  4. KapCon
    http://www.kapcon.rpg.net.nz
  5. OrcaCon
    http://www.orcacon.org
  6. PAX South
    https://south.paxsite.com
  7. Super MAGFest
    http://super.magfest.org
  8. Warpcon
    http://www.warpcon.co

February

  1. Assembly Winter
    https://www.assembly.org
  2. C2E2
    https://www.c2e2.com
  3. Casual Connect Mena
    http://mena.casualconnect.org
  4. Dice Tower West
    https://www.dicetowerwest.com
  5. DunDraCon
    https://www.dundracon.com
  6. Game Expo East Kent (GEEK)
    http://www.geek-play.com
  7. ICE
    https://www.icelondon.uk.com
  8. Lvl Up Expo
    https://lvlupexpo.com
  9. Mobile Growth Summit (MGS) US
    https://www.mobilegrowthsummit.com/events/usa
  10. PrezCon
    http://prezcon.com
  11. RadCon
    https://www.radcon.org
  12. Simcon
    https://simcon.io
  13. Winter Fantasy
    http://wintfan.baldmangames.com

March

  1. 8-Bit Block Party
    https://www.8bitblockparty.com
  2. Adepticon
    https://www.adepticon.org
  3. AggieCon
    http://aggiecon.org
  4. Arizona Game Fair
    http://www.arizonagamefair.com
  5. CarrierCon
    https://www.uss-hornet.org/carriercon
  6. CoastCon
    http://www.coastcon.org
  7. ConQuest Sac
    http://conquestsac.com
  8. CT Gamer Con
    https://www.ctgamercon.com
  9. FLPolyCon
    http://www.flpolycon.org
  10. Games Fleadh
    http://gamesfleadh.ie
  11. GameStorm
    https://gamestorm.org
  12. GDC
    https://www.gdconf.com
  13. JoCo Cruise
    https://jococruise.com
  14. JunaCon
    https://junacon.com
  15. KekCon
    https://kekcon.com
  16. Level Up Maine
    http://levelupmaine.com
  17. MCV Awards
    https://www.mcvawards.com
  18. MidSouthCon
    http://midsouthcon.org
  19. OutlantaCon
    https://www.outlantacon.org
  20. Playthrough
    https://www.playthroughgc.com
  21. Shine Con
    https://www.shineconvegas.com
  22. Supanova Pop Culture Expo Gold Coast
    https://www.supanova.com.au
  23. SwampCon
    http://swampcon.org
  24. SXSW Gaming
    https://www.sxsw.com/exhibitions/gaming-expo
  25. Zenkaikon
    https://zenkaikon.com

April

  1. BAFTA Games
    http://www.bafta.org/games
  2. Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo
    https://www.calgaryexpo.com
  3. Causeacon
    http://www.causeacon.com
  4. EGX Rezzed
    https://www.egx.net/rezzed
  5. EVE Fanfest
    https://fanfest.eveonline.com
  6. Fastaval
    https://www.fastaval.dk
  7. Gaming Hoopla
    http://www.gaminghoopla.com
  8. GamiFIN
    http://gamifinconference.com
  9. Gojotekicon
    http://www.gojotekicon.com
  10. Havoc
    http://havoc.battlegroupboston.org
  11. iMagicon
    http://www.imagiconnd.com
  12. Kingdom-Con
    http://www.kingdom-con.com
  13. Lexicon Gaming Convention
    https://lexicongaming.com
  14. London Games Festival
    http://games.london
  15. LTU Expo
    http://www.ltuexpo.com
  16. MegaCon
    https://www.megaconorlando.com
  17. Midwest Gaming Classic
    https://www.midwestgamingclassic.com
  18. Nordic Game Jam
    https://www.nordicgamejam.com
  19. Norwescon
    http://www.norwescon.org
  20. PDXLAN Spring
    http://www.pdxlan.net/LAN
  21. Penguicon
    https://penguicon.org
  22. PLAY: The Games Festival
    https://play-modena.it
  23. Ratha Con
    https://www.therathacon.com
  24. Supanova Pop Culture Expo Melbourne
    https://www.supanova.com.au
  25. Tiger Con
    http://tigerconvention.com
  26. Who’s Yer Con
    https://whosyergamers.org/wyc
  27. XRTGO
    http://vrtgo.co.uk

May

  1. CanGames
    http://cangames.ca
  2. Casual Connect Europe
    http://europe.casualconnect.org
  3. CinciClassic
    https://cinciclassic.net
  4. DemiCon
    https://demicon.org
  5. DevGAMM Moscow
    https://devgamm.com
  6. Huzzah! Con
    https://mhwa.info/huzzahcon
  7. LA Games Conference
    https://lagamesconference.com
  8. Metrotham Con
    https://metrothamcon.com
  9. Mobicon
    http://mobilecomiccon.org
  10. MomoCon
    https://www.momocon.com
  11. Nordic Game
    https://conf.nordicgame.com
  12. Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show
    http://nwpinballshow.com
  13. Norwich Gaming Festival
    https://norwichgamesfestival.com
  14. Play Expo Manchester
    https://www.playexpomanchester.com
  15. Pyrkon
    https://pyrkon.pl
  16. StarFest Denver
    https://starfestdenver.com
  17. Thy Geekdom Con
    https://www.thygeekdomcon.com
  18. UK Games Expo
    https://ukgamesexpo.co.uk
  19. Visioncon
    https://visioncon.net

June

  1. Brains Eden
    http://www.brainseden.net
  2. Dream Con
    https://www.dreamconvention.com
  3. E3 Expo
    https://www.e3expo.com
  4. Gaming Community Expo
    https://www.gcxevent.com
  5. Geek Out
    http://www.geekout-hca.com
  6. GeekFest
    https://www.geekfest.co.za
  7. Geekway to the West
    https://geekwaytothewest.com
  8. Magic City Con
    https://www.magiccitycon.com
  9. Magstock
    http://magstock.magfest.org
  10. Menlo Park Comic Con
    https://menlopark.org/comiccon
  11. North Texas RPG Con
    https://ntrpgcon.com
  12. OMG!Con
    https://omgcon.com
  13. Origins Game Fair
    https://www.originsgamefair.com
  14. Oz Comic Con Melbourne
    https://ozcomiccon.com/melbourne
  15. Planet Funk Con
    http://planetfunkcon.com
  16. Play Expo Glasgow
    https://www.playexpoglasgow.com
  17. PortConMaine
    http://portconmaine.com
  18. RageCon
    http://www.ragecon.com
  19. Russian Gaming Week
    https://rgweek.com
  20. Supanova Pop Culture Expo Sydney
    https://www.supanova.com.au
  21. Supanova Pop Culture Expo Perth
    https://www.supanova.com.au
  22. Wellycon
    https://www.wellycon.org.nz

July

  1. AVCon
    http://www.avcon.org.au
  2. Bit Gen Gamer Fest
    http://bitgen.magfest.org
  3. Blerdcon
    https://blerdcon.com
  4. CharCon
    https://www.charcon.org
  5. ChinaJoy
    http://www.chinajoy.net
  6. ConnectiCon
    http://connecticon.org
  7. DralaCon
    https://www.dralacon.com
  8. Develop: Brighton
    https://www.developconference.com
  9. DEXCON
    https://www.dexposure.com/events
  10. Festival Ludique International de Parthenay
    http://www.jeux-festival.com
  11. GACUCon
    https://gacucon.com
  12. Gen Con
    http://www.gencon.com
  13. Hazard Con
    https://www.hazardcon.org
  14. Historicon
    https://www.hmgs.org/page/HconHome
  15. Hypericon
    http://hypericon.net
  16. New Jersey Gamer Con
    https://njgamercon.com
  17. North East Retro Gaming (NERG)
    http://www.northeastretrogaming.com
  18. Resonate
    https://www.resonatetotalgaming.com
  19. Ropecon
    https://ropecon.fi
  20. RTX
    https://rtxevent.com
  21. Southern-Fried Gaming Expo
    http://southernfriedgameroomexpo.com
  22. World Boardgaming Championships
    http://www.boardgamers.org

August

  1. 2D Con
    https://www.2dcon.net
  2. Casual Connect USA
    http://usa.casualconnect.org
  3. Dragon Con
    https://www.dragoncon.org
  4. Dragonflight
    https://dragonflight.org
  5. Fandemicon
    http://www.fandemicon.com
  6. Foundations of Digital Games
    http://www.fdg2019.org
  7. Game On Expo
    https://www.gameonexpo.com
  8. Gamescom
    https://www.gamescom.global
  9. GameOn Lan Party
    https://lanparty.gameon.lt
  10. Gateway (Strategicon)
    http://www.strategicon.net
  11. GothCon
    https://www.gothcon.se
  12. IEEE Conference on Games
    http://ieee-cog.org
  13. Insomnia65
    https://insomniagamingfestival.com
  14. Let’s Play Gaming Expo
    https://www.letsplaygamingexpo.com
  15. Long Island Retro Gaming Expo
    https://expo.liretro.com
  16. Matsuricon
    https://matsuricon.org
  17. MetaCon
    https://metaconvention.com
  18. Mobile Growth Summit (MGS) Canada
    https://www.mobilegrowthsummit.com/events/canada
  19. Next Level Expo
    https://www.nextlvlexpo.com
  20. OtakuFest
    https://www.otakufest.com
  21. PAX Dev
    https://dev.paxsite.com
  22. PAX West
    https://west.paxsite.com
  23. Q Con Belfast
    http://www.q-con.org.uk
  24. QuakeCon
    https://www.quakecon.org
  25. SaltCON
    https://saltcon.com
  26. Southeast Game Exchange
    http://www.southeastgameexchange.com
  27. SpoCon
    https://spocon.org
  28. Super Smash Con
    https://supersmashcon.com
  29. UniCon & Game Expo
    https://www.unicon.lv

September

  1. Ancient City Con
    http://www.ancientcitycon.com
  2. AppleCon Maine
    https://appleconmaine.com
  3. Baltic DevDays (BDD)
    https://www.balticdevdays.com
  4. CEOtaku
    https://ceogaming.org/ceotaku
  5. CMX Summit
    https://cmxhub.com/summit
  6. Comic Con Africa
    https://www.comicconafrica.co.za
  7. DICE Europe
    https://www.diceeurope.org
  8. Dice Towers Retreat
    http://www.dicetower.com
  9. DreamHack Malmö
    https://gameweek.malmo.se
  10. DreamHack Montreal
    https://www.dreamhack.com/montreal
  11. European Games Week Summit & Festival
    https://europeangamesweek.com
  12. FallCon
    https://www.fallcon.com
  13. Full Indie Summit
    http://www.fullindiesummit.com
  14. Heroes Comic Con Stockholm
    https://comicconstockholm.se
  15. Lil-Con
    http://lilconconvention.com
  16. Magwest
    http://west.magfest.org
  17. MineCon
    https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/minecon
  18. Mobile Growth Summit (MGS) Europe
    https://www.mobilegrowthsummit.com/events/europe
  19. Oculus Connect
    https://www.oculusconnect.com
  20. Oz Comic Con Brisbane
    https://ozcomiccon.com/brisbane
  21. Oz Comic Con Sydney
    https://ozcomiccon.com/sydney
  22. Penang Esports Festival
    https://penangesports.com
  23. Retro Con
    https://retrocons.com
  24. Retro Games Fair
    http://retrogamesfair.com
  25. RetroWorld Expo
    http://retroworldexpo.com
  26. SiouxperCon
    http://www.siouxpercon.com
  27. Tokyo Game Show
    https://expo.nikkeibp.co.jp/tgs
  28. TooManyGames Game Swap
    https://tmg.toomanygames.com
  29. TwitchCon San Diego
    https://twitchcon.com
  30. WV Pop Culture Con
    https://www.wvpop.com
  31. XDS
    https://xdsummit.com

October

  1. Armageddon
    https://www.armageddonexpo.com
  2. Atlanta Game Fest
    http://atlantagamefest.com
  3. Augmented World Expo (AWE)
    https://www.awexr.com
  4. Bookstacks & Bossfights
    https://www.turnerpubliclibrary.org/bossfights
  5. Brand Licensing Europe
    https://www.brandlicensing.eu
  6. Brasil Game Show
    https://www.brasilgameshow.com.br
  7. CGC Kyiv
    https://cryptogames.events
  8. CHI PLAY
    https://chiplay.acm.org
  9. Comic Con New York
    https://www.newyorkcomiccon.com
  10. Comic-Con Russia
    http://comicconrussia.com
  11. Corsair DreamHack Masters DreamHack Malmö
    https://dreamhack.com/masters/malmo
  12. DerpyCon
    https://www.derpycon.com
  13. Dice Tower East
    https://www.dicetower.com/dteast
  14. Double Game Philosophy Conference
    http://gameconference.mediaphilosophy.ru
  15. DreamHack Rotterdam
    https://www.rotterdamgamesweek.com/dreamhack-rotterdam
  16. EGLX
    https://eglx.com
  17. EGX
    https://www.egx.net/egx
  18. Epic ACG Fest
    http://eacgfest.org
  19. EXP Con
    https://www.expcon.org
  20. Flat Con
    http://flatcon.com
  21. Game Accessibility Conference
    https://www.gaconf.com
  22. Game Connection Europe
    https://www.game-connection.com
  23. Game Industry Conference (GIC)
    https://gic.gd
  24. GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit
    https://www.gamesindustry.biz/events/investment-summit-uk
  25. GameSoundCon
    https://www.gamesoundcon.com
  26. Hal-Con
    http://hal-con.com
  27. IgroMir
    http://www.igromir-expo.com
  28. IndieCade
    https://www.indiecade.com
  29. Indonesia Comic Con
    https://www.indonesiacomiccon.com
  30. Internationale Spieltage SPIEL
    https://www.spiel-messe.com
  31. KapowCon!
    http://www.kapowcon.com
  32. Kisetsucon
    https://www.kisetsucon.org
  33. Leaders Week London
    https://leadersinsport.com/leaders-week-london/
  34. Lucca Comics & Games
    https://www.luccacomicsandgames.com
  35. Meaningful Play
    http://meaningfulplay.msu.edu
  36. MegaMooseCon
    https://megamoosecon.com
  37. Melbourne International Games Week
    http://gamesweek.melbourne
  38. Middle East Games Con
    https://www.me-gamescon.com
  39. Mobile Growth Summit (MGS) Asia
    https://www.mobilegrowthsummit.com/events/asia
  40. Name Your Game Expo
    https://nygexpo.com
  41. Paris Games Week
    https://parisgamesweek.com
  42. PDXCON
    https://pdxcon.paradoxplaza.com
  43. Play Expo Blackpool
    https://www.playexpoblackpool.com
  44. Retro Gaming Expo
    http://www.retrogamingexpo.com
  45. Rotterdam Games Week
    https://www.rotterdamgamesweek.com
  46. Samsung Developer Conference
    https://www.samsungdeveloperconference.com
  47. Shikkaricon
    http://shikkaricon.com
  48. SHUX
    https://www.shutupandsitdown.com
  49. ValleyCon
    http://valleycon.com
  50. VCON
    https://vcon.ca
  51. White Nights Moscow
    https://wnconf.com
  52. XRDC
    http://www.xrdconf.com
  53. xRS Week
    https://xrsweek.com

November

  1. Acadecon
    https://acadecon.com
  2. Assembly Gamexpo
    https://www.assembly.org
  3. Barnyard Brawl Warhammer 40K ITC Event
    https://barnyardbrawl.com
  4. BlizzCon
    https://blizzcon.com
  5. Carnagecon
    http://carnagecon.com
  6. Casual Connect Asia
    http://asia.casualconnect.org
  7. COIDEV
    https://coidev.com
  8. Conjustu
    https://conjustu.com
  9. DevGAMM Minsk
    https://devgamm.com
  10. DreamHack Atlanta
    https://www.dreamhack.com/atlanta
  11. DreamHack Winter
    https://dreamhack.com/winter
  12. EGX Berlin
    https://www.egx.net/berlin
  13. eJagfest
    http://ejagfest.de
  14. eSports Industry Awards
    https://www.esportsawards.com
  15. G-STAR Global Game Exhibition
    https://www.gstar.or.kr
  16. Game Happens
    https://gamehappens.com
  17. GameOn
    https://gameon.lt
  18. Gamer Comic Expo
    https://www.gamercomicexpo.com
  19. Gamerome
    https://www.gamerome.com
  20. GeekGirlCon
    https://geekgirlcon.com
  21. Houston Arcade Expo
    http://www.arcadecenter.com
  22. J1-Con
    http://j1con.com
  23. Lisboa Games Week
    https://www.lisboagamesweek.pt
  24. Midwest GameFest
    https://www.midwestgamefest.org
  25. Montreal International Game Show (MIGS)
    https://megamigs.com
  26. OryCon
    https://orycon.org
  27. PDXLAN Fall
    http://www.pdxlan.net/LAN
  28. SGC Con
    http://scgcon.starcitygames.com
  29. SIGGRAPH Asia
    https://www.siggraph.org/conference-and-events/annual-conferences
  30. Supanova Pop Culture Expo Adelade
    https://www.supanova.com.au
  31. Supanova Pop Culture Expo Brisbane
    https://www.supanova.com.au
  32. U-Con
    http://www.ucon-gaming.org
  33. VR Days Europe
    https://vrdays.co

December

  1. Asia Digital Entertainment Summit
    http://www.ades-digitalentertainment.com
  2. DreamHack Sevilla
    https://dreamhack.es/sevilla
  3. Fun & Serious Game Festival
    https://www.funandseriousgamefestival.com
  4. Game Developers Session
    http://www.gdsession.com
  5. SAC Gamers Expo
    http://www.sacgamersexpo.com
  6. VRX Conference & Expo
    https://events.vr-intelligence.com/vrx
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