The leading mobile games industry event achieves remarkable success in Seattle this week
Attendees from 30 countries came together in Seattle to celebrate the thriving games industry and make connections
Pocket Gamer Connects, the premier mobile games event in the industry, recently concluded its highly successful two-day gaming event in Seattle. The event, held on May 16 and 17 brought together over 700 attendees including industry professionals and enthusiasts from around the globe to celebrate the thriving games industry and connect with others.
Pocket Gamer Connects Seattle showcased the true essence of the gaming industry, attracting participants from 30 countries. The event featured game makers, developers, publishers and 110 influential speakers, creating an invaluable platform for networking, growth and recognition within the mobile games and technology community.
Renowned worldwide, Pocket Gamer Connects is recognized for uniting the brightest minds and visionaries in the gaming industry. This year’s Seattle event attracted top-tier investment funds, angel investors, tool providers and platforms. With 390 participating companies, the event introduced exciting new themes including an AI edition, allowing expert speakers such as Tom Pigott, founder and Chief Executive Officer for Ludo AI, and Riyadh Drebika, the DIrector of Volley, the leading developer of voice AI games to address the hottest current topic worldwide, artificial intelligence (AI).
This year marked the introduction of the Pocket Gamer Connects Career Zone, which involved a unique recruitment fair bringing together ten leading local companies from Seattle such as the Pokemon Company, Big Fish and Shrapnel that provided an excellent platform for job seekers and recruitment companies to engage with some of the industry’s most influential players. Additionally, this year’s event included four roundtable sessions that proved to be a massive hit, creating open forums where attendees could engage directly with experts on hot industry topics, fostering insightful discussions and knowledge sharing.
Pocket Gamer Connects Seattle 2023 once again affirmed its position as a resounding success for the Steel Media brand. Dave Bradley, Chief Operating Officer for Steel Media, expressed his excitement about the success of the event, saying: “We are thrilled to have brought Pocket Gamer Connects to Seattle once again. As one of the world’s largest tech hubs, Seattle has always been a favorite destination for our event. This year, we highlighted cutting-edge topics such as AI, Web3 and the metaverse in our panels, shedding light on emerging trends propelling our industry forward.”
Set to make Dubai the epicenter of the gaming world, Pocket Gamer Connects is returning on June 21 and 22 with The Dubai GameExpo Summit, powered by Pocket Gamer Connects. Tickets for the event are now live. After that, in July, the roadshow lands in Toronto for a second year.
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