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International Gamedev Conference: DevGAMM is heading to Poland

International Gamedev Conference: DevGAMM is heading to Poland

Published: Tuesday, February 14, 2023Tagged: Gaming, ID@Xbox, Industry

DevGAMM Gdańsk 2023 is the first conference that DevGAMM organizes in Poland. It will be held on March 1-2, at AmberExpo. DevGAMM Gdańsk will be done in collaboration with Digital Vikings, which was born out of an idea of matching indie developers with publishers and investors.

International Gamedev Conference: DevGAMM is heading to Poland, Gdansk

The reason why Gdańsk was chosen as a location is a huge number of Ukrainians who fled there because of war, and Belarusians who relocated. They are one of the representatives of the DevGAMM community. Therefore, DevGAMM organizes the conference that will help them to integrate into a local Polish community. Moreover, there were no such events in Gdańsk before. It has a beautiful Baltic Sea, tourist locations, and, more importantly, a gaming community.

The conference will gather game industry professionals for top-notch sessions from:

  • Jon Carnage, Head of Cross Media, tinyBuild 
  • Henrique Olifiers, CEO, Bossa Studios 
  • Rami Ismail, Consultant
  • Fawzi Mesmar, Game Designer / Author
  • Alex Nichiporchik, CEO, tinyBuild
  • Florian Friedrich, Game Designer, stillalive studios
  • Maria Borys-Piątkowska, Senior Narrative Designer, Flying Wild Hog 
  • Pedro Augusto, Senior 3D Artist, Ten Square Games
  • Michalina Milewicz-Zalewska, Project Manager, BoomBit
  • Jakub Kwinta, Head of Publishing, Anshar Publishing
  • Yoyu Li, Creative Technology Director, Infinite Whys

… & more!

The full program is already available on the website.

For developers & publishers:

The game developers will present their games at DevGAMM Showcase, so that all attendees can try the projects and give feedback. This is a chance to find partners or investors, or some fans!

What else? The brand-new service from DevGAMM — Matchmaking for publishers and developers. The main goal is to facilitate new incredible cooperations.

The developers can apply via the games submissions form and expect an invitation from publishers and investors either at the event or via email. If you’d like to join as publisher, drop a letter to [email protected] and get full info!

Moreover, the event program will include Digital Vikings Awards, which is a brand-new competition for indie game developers. The event will also host The Best Indie Publisher of 2022 award. The developers will compete in 6 categories:

  • Best Indie Game Awards
  • Most Anticipated Indie Game 
  • Best Multiplayer Co-op
  • Hidden Gem
  • Best Solo-Dev Game
  • Best Art Style

The winners will be announced during DevGAMM Gdańsk 2023 on March 2.

For everyone:

Apart from that, the attendees can also find the hottest job offers from game companies and studios in a special zone with a huge Career Wall. After finding the dream job make sure to take part at Quest and get to win the prizes from the conference sponsors.

To top it off, there’s gonna be 3 parties with awesome vibes to meet colleagues and get to know new games industry people.

In case you don't make it to Gdańsk, check out a new Online Networking ticket to access the attendee's list and schedule virtual calls. There’s a special ticket type for small indie teams as well.

Tickets are on sale and available on the website.

DevGAMM Gdańsk is held under the Honorary Patronage of the Mayor of the City of Gdańsk and the Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship.

DevGAMM events for 2023:

  • Gdańsk, Poland – March 1-2 
  • Vilnius, Lithuania – June 20-21
  • London, UK – October
  • Lisbon, Portugal – November

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