If you’re into gaming then you won’t want to miss the upcoming 2013 Game-Next: All Stars conference, set to become Korea’s biggest mobile and next generation game conference. The event stretches over four days from January 29 to February 1, and will feature renowned speakers from both the gaming and venture industry. With five countries and 62 companies taking part, the event is expected to be attended by up to 2000 people.
Social game business and developing consultants Wildcard are the organizers of the conference which is divided into ‘Flagship Day’, ‘Global Biz Day’, ‘Publisher, Platform & Biz Day’, and ‘Platform & Developer Day’. Days 2-4 will be followed by network parties, the official party on Day 2 to be sponsored by Google, and followed by networking events aimed at international business (Day 3) and developers (Day 4).
One major attraction of the event will be the up and coming startups that have been making big waves in the mobile game industry and earning unprecedented revenue through platforms such as Kakao Game Center. Fast-growing game startups such as Hotdog Studios, Vanilla Breeze and Pangalore will be showcasing released and upcoming games.
International speakers will also take the stage to set the scene for mobile and social gaming worldwide including SVP of Partnerships at Tapjoy Chris Akhavan, Head of APAC Plaform Partnerships at Facebook Jesscia Lee, Jarek Wilkiewicz from Google and Head of Metaps APAC, Choy Wai Cheong. Global Biz Day will host the majority of international speakers though other days will also have at least 1-3 presenters from overseas.
Sessions run from 11am to 7pm on most days and those who wish to attend networking parties need to register in advance. As the event is aimed at startups, those working for one can receive a discounted ticket price of 154,000 won. Further registration details and a full list of speakers can be found at http://onoffmix.com/event/11304.