Gameacon, which stands for Game Arts Conference, had their first conference last year and it was such a big hit that they’re bringing it back again this year. Gameacon will be taking place October 27-30 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The conference will feature the following
- Exhibition of independently developed video and tabletop games
- Keynote speakers, roundtables and panel discussions
- Networking mixers
- Tabletop/Card game tournaments
- Bean Bag lounge area
- Awards for Best Gameplay; Best Art Direction; Best Technology; Most Innovative; Game of the Year and Fan Favorite
If you’re an indie developer you can register here to get a space at a discounted price. If you want to be an exhibitor and see merchandise you can register here and if you’re an artist you can register here for a discounted price. If you just want to get your name out there and get some traffic to your site or get some buzz about your company, then you can become a sponsor and register here for that.
Check out their video for their for conference that happened last year
If you don’t want to wait for October to get into the tournaments, but are still close to Atlantic City, then register here for GameaconX. During this tournament you will be facing other competitors in games like Street Fighter V, Mortal Kombat X, Guilty Gear XRD ~Sign~ , Smash Bros. Project M, Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. 4. There is a $10 entry fee per person and you can play in single or double matches. Each winner will be rewarded with a cash prize and if you want to sponsor the event and get your name out there you can register here.