Casual Connect Europe 2014 comes to a close in Amsterdam

European Show wraps up in Amsterdam and prepares for Asian Show

Press release

a very successful event - Tams

February 14th 2014. The Casual Games Association, an international trade organisation for the video games industry, concluded today a successful return show at the Beurs Van Berlage in Amsterdam. Now Casual Connect turns their sights on preparing for Casual Connect Asia in Singapore on May 20 – 22, 2014.

A few high points include: -

  • Over 2000 professionals and close to 1000 companies in attendance
    Over 100 indie developers from 40 countries presented their games in the Indie Prize Showcase
    More than 120 lectures were presented from international speakers

They represented companies such as The Workshop, Facebook, Google, DeNA, YouTube, Twitch, Spil Games, Wooga, OUYA, GamePoint, Playtika, Product Madness, and Betable.

“We are excited to return the vibrant and historic trading city of Amsterdam. With great support from local companies and the government of Amsterdam, we enjoy a very successful event,” says Jessica Tams, md with Casual Games Association.

“Conference lectures covered an array of topics, including emerging trends, game development, publishing, technology, audio, indie development, and the future of the industry across platforms from mobile, PC, console and web.”

A number of videos of the conference session can be seen at Gamesauce.org.

To see the complete schedule of speakers, go here.

About Casual Connect

Launched in 2005, Casual Connect is hosted by the Casual Games Association, bringing together the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the casual gaming field to further the industry with the best learning and networking opportunities for casual games professionals. In addition to Casual Connect Europe 2014, the CGA will host Casual Connect Asia in May 2014, Casual Connect USA in July 2014, and Casual Connect Kyiv in October 2014.

About the Casual Games Association

The Casual Games Association is an international trade organisation dedicated to promoting casual games and providing educational resources for the game development community. The association hosts annual conferences in San Francisco, Kyiv, Europe and Asia; publishes a trade magazine; and issues research reports on the casual games industry.

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