Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
August 25, 2019
arrowPress Releases

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

E3 Sees Fastest Exhibit Sell-Out In Five Years

E3 Sees Fastest Exhibit Sell-Out In Five Years

March 21, 2005 | By David Jenkins

March 21, 2005 | By David Jenkins
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC

The organizers of this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) have revealed that they have sold out of exhibit space faster than at any other time in the last five years.

540,000 net square feet of exhibit space has been sold, covering five exhibit halls, making it the largest expo since 2000 – at the outset of this current generation of consoles. Further details of the next generation of consoles are likely set to be debuted at this year’s expo, with new information from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo all promised in some form, with the next-generation Xbox extremely likely to get a full unveiling.

"E3Expo 2005 brings us to the threshold of a new era of creative and technological innovation for the global computer and video game business, providing first looks at the next generation of hardware and previews of the advanced titles and technologies that consumers will be bringing home this holiday season," said Douglas Lowenstein, president of the ESA, the trade association that represents U.S. computer and video game publishers and owns E3.

"With a show floor the size of 2,700 city blocks, an unparalleled business conference program, and more than 400 exhibitors from 87 countries, E3Expo is truly the best place on the planet to get down to the business of fun."

E3 is now in its eleventh year, and is scheduled to take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on May 17-19 for conference program and workshops, and May 18-20 for exhibits.

Related Jobs

Deep Silver Volition
Deep Silver Volition — Champaign, Illinois, United States

Senior Engine Programmer
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States

Lead Character TD — Austn, Texas, United States

Senior Community Manager, World of Warships
HB Studios
HB Studios — Lunenburg/Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Experienced Software Engineer

Loading Comments

loader image