Top Mobile Games Conferences To Go To in 2019

Jamie Giggs

Updated: March 29, 2019

Do you want more mobile gaming success this year? These mobile games conferences will help you discover the latest mobile trends, pick up top tips for your business and network until your contacts list is bulging.

With hundreds of digital marketing events planned in 2019, it can be difficult to find the best event for you and your business – one with plenty of mobile-focused content and networking opportunities.

To help you get ahead, we’ve created a list of the best mobile games events for 2019. Check out our events calendar to browse by topic or location. If you have a mobile games event you’d like us to add to this list then give us a shout here.

Pocket Gamer Connects London 2019

Pocket Gamer Connects London features 2,500 delegates, across two days, and they hear from 250 of the world’s leading authorities from the mobile gaming industry. It offers 16 wall-to-wall conference tracks across both days, and the topics discussed include everything from monetisation to the latest game development trends.

  • When: 21st January – 22nd
  • Where: London, UK

GDC: Game Developers Conference

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest game industry event. It brings together 28,000 attendees to exchange ideas and help shape the future of the industry. There are comprehensive discussions on a selection of game development topics, including, of course, mobile games development.

  • When: 18th March – 22nd
  • Where: San Francisco, US

Casual Connect London

Casual Connect explores how creativity and business can merge to create beautiful games. Learn from over 100 leaders in established and emerging markets of the games industry – the events covers mobile game design, development and the best practices that will help you get ahead of the game.

  • When: 28th May – 30th
  • Where: London, UK

White Nights St. Petersburg

The White Nights Conference is a leading event for the game industry. It gathers key companies from European countries, Russia, Asia, and the US and features over 4,500 attendees per year. This is where you meet the decision-makers face-to-face. You can also have direct communication with any conference attendee.

  • When: 19th June – 20th
  • Where: St. Petersburg, Russia

PAX East

The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is an annual gaming conference. Created in 2004, PAX has nearly doubled in size each successive year and has been hailed as a weekend-long celebration. It’s also a place where the latest mobile games are shown, along with in-depth business development discussions and great networking opportunities.

  • When: 28th March – 31st
  • Where: Boston, US

Gamesforum Seattle

Gamesforum Seattle is a two-day conference that brings together senior executives, influential managers and ambitious independent developers with the aim of supporting cross platform game developers. Gamesforum plays host to a hundred speakers from leading developers, publishers, brands and service providers.

  • When: 22nd October – 23rd
  • Where: Seattle, US

G-star

G-Star is a global games exhibition held in Korea and features some of the world’s leading games and industry professionals presenting in one place. The event attracts developers of all platforms including, of course, mobile developers. Along with key speakers, the conference is a hotspot to meet and network with the most up to date gaming community.

  • When: TBA 2019
  • Where: Busan, Korea

TechCrunch Disrupt 2019

TechCrunch Disrupt focuses on exploring every element of tech startups and features competitions, virtual hackathons, and a selection of other key workshops that shouldn’t be missed. The conference is a great place for mobile developers to hone their skills and find the answers they’ve been looking for.

  • When: 2nd October – 4th
  • Where: San Francisco, US

MobileOne

MobileOne offers you the chance to meet the European mobile community for two days of conferences and networking in Paris. It explores key topics surrounding mobile software, mobile games and marketing — in particular the monetisation, marketing and design aspects. It’s one not to miss.

  • When: 13th November – 14th
  • Where: Paris, France

Game Connection

Game Connection proudly states it’s the ‘deal making event’ and it’s where game publishers, developers, service providers and distributors come to find new partners. The event’s matchmaking system, ‘Let’s Meet’ enables attendees and exhibitors to organise meetings in advance. It’s considered to be the go-to conference for game business.

  • When: 29th October – 31st
  • Where: Paris, France

You can keep up-to-date with the latest mobile games conferences on our events calendar. Or, get in touch if you’d like to get your mobile industry event listed.