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Wknd Update: Game Industry Events for 2018

Wknd Update: Game Industry Events for 2018

6. 16. 18

Hello and Happy Saturday! For those of you who are gamers and love to attend game industry events, take a look at these upcoming events for August and September 2018…


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SIGGRAPH 2018

SIGGRAPH 2018 takes place at the TBA in Vancouver, Canada on 12th August 2018

  •  12th August 2018

  •  TBA, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America

  • s2018.siggraph.org

 

 

Devcom 2018

Devcom is the primary game developers event at GamesCom, the world’s largest computer and video games event. Devcom is a prestigious, two-day umbrella framework for a series of events focused around game development, game publishing, networking and community building.

 

 

Gamescom

gamescom is Europe’s leading business platform of the games industry and the global 360-degree event for digital gaming culture. It is the best-in-class show for games, as well as the central trade and media platform for networking business development, sales, press, and community in one place.

 

 

Pax Dev 2018

We’ve dedicated two days before PAX West to the developer community for the craft that is game making. PAX Dev is about elevating the art and creating a place to share, debate and learn.

 

 

PAX West

PAX is a festival for gamers of all genres to come together and celebrate the culture of gaming. Unreleased games, big booths, compelling panels, game music concerts, the gaming community and industry support puts PAX far above any other show on the planet.

  •  31st August 2018

  •  Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington, United States

  • west.paxsite.com/

 

 

EGX

The UK’s biggest video games event. Come along and you’ll find the most anticipated console and PC games, all playable weeks or months before they’re released. We also have presentations by game designers from world-renowned studios, areas dedicated to esports, the opportunity to meet and chat with game creators and loads more.

 

 

Gamesindustry.biz Investment Summit

The GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit is an EGX event that brings together small-to-medium games companies and games investors for talks, a panel, lunch and networking and formal meetings in the afternoon. Investors include VCs, angels, publishers, platform-holders, trusts, public bodies, private investment companies and government initiatives – and in previous years guest attendees have included London Venture Partners, SEGA of Europe, SIE XDev, Nintendo, Microsoft, UK Games Fund, The Wellcome Trust, Creative England, All4Games, Mercia Technologies and Kickstarter..

 

 

EGX Berlin

Germany’s biggest video games event. Come along and you’ll find the most anticipated console and PC games, all playable weeks or months before they’re released. We also have presentations by game designers from world-renowned studios, areas dedicated to esports, the opportunity to meet and chat with game creators and loads more.

 

Just click on the links above to gather all the information. There will be more added soon.

 

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MidWeek Scene: Artists & Makers Bootcamp

MidWeek Scene: Artists & Makers Bootcamp

6. 13. 18

Hey there again! Arts Business Institute has some activities going on for the next few months. The first is a boot camp…


Credit source: Arts Business Institute

 

Arts Council of Hillsborough County 

presents a professional development event for creatives

Artists & Makers Bootcamp

August 11, 2018

Entrepreneur Collaborative Center

2101 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL

Join us for an intensive program focused on providing actionable, step-by-step strategies for artists and makers who want to grow strong, sustainable businesses.

 

Schedule at a Glance

9:00 a.m.                          Registration opens

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Making Work that Sells

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Creative Marketing Strategies 

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch Break

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.     Pricing for Profit

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.       How to Sell Your Work Online

 

Individual Topics (all include Q&A)

Making Work that Sells

Create a body of work in a cohesive signature style, and use smart strategies to build in collectability, and repeat sales. Understand trends, create in multiple formats, spread your product offerings, and add value to your work. How to leverage your portfolio, and scale your small business.

Creative Marketing Strategies

This presentation will transform how you approach marketing. How to understand your target customer and build a compelling message to reach them. Traditional and new marketing methods, with creative and unusual examples. How to start a marketing calendar, get publicity, design email marketing campaigns, press kits and more. 

Pricing for Profit

Incorrectly pricing your work can bankrupt your business. This critical session will help you get a handle on expenses and use the correct pricing formula to grow your creative business. What defines “profit” and why is it essential? Learn how to add value to your work. This talk is in two parts: pricing for wholesale/retail and pricing for fine artists.

How to Sell Your Work Online

Online sales of art and handmade goods are growing every day. This presentation addresses the many options to sell work online, including Print on Demand, online galleries, and more. Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes made in online selling; how to give the best presentation and increase sales.

 

Our Program Speaker

Carolyn Edlund, Executive Director of the Arts Business Institute

Carolyn headshot thumbnail 2015Carolyn Edlund’s background includes owning a production ceramic studio for twenty years, selling extensively at retail and wholesale. Subsequently, she spent several years as an outside sales rep for art publishers, paper, and gift lines. She is also the founder of Artsy Shark, recognized as a “top ten” art business site that features artists and publishes art marketing and sales articles. She does extensive private consulting for artists, has written five e-courses on the business of art, and authored hundreds of related articles. 

 

 

Tuition for this event is $60

If this is something you might be interested in and you want to attend, then click REGISTER.

 

Check out the Weekend post coming this weekend. Until then, enjoy your Wednesday, be blessed always.

 

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