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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]



SEATTLE, Wash. – May 15, 2019 – Badges for PAX Dev 2019 (Aug. 27 – Aug. 28, 2019) and the Investment Summit (Aug. 28, 2019), taking place at The Westin Hotel in Seattle, are available for purchase starting today.


Founded in 2011, PAX Dev is a leading event for game industry professionals to hone their craft in a safe, comfortable environment. Free of press and consumers, the conference provides a nurturing space for game makers to connect with and learn from peers, discuss ongoing and emerging industry trends, as well as gain new skills.


PAX Dev features opportunities to interact with and hear from industry luminaries. Previous keynote speakers have included Deus Ex creator Warren Spector and former Hearthstone director Ben Brode. There will also be a myriad of workshops and panels spanning all disciplines and a variety of topics, including expert-led sessions delving into everything from prototyping projects to unionization.


Co-locating with PAX Dev for the first time, The Investment Summit will connect developers with publishers, platform holders, venture capitalists, and private investment firms. In addition to networking opportunities, the event will feature talks, a luncheon, and meetings designed to get video games funded and published.


PAX Dev ‘early bird’ badges are now on sale and available here, with two-day badges for industry professionals available for $350 and student badges available for $295. Investment Summit badges for developers are available here for $180. Combination passes that include PAX Dev admission are also on sale for $480.


Those interested in speaking at PAX Dev 2019 can submit a panel here. Guest speakers will receive a complimentary badge for PAX Dev, as well as an attendee badge for admission to PAX West 2019, which occurs Aug. 30 – Sept. 2 at the Washington State Convention Center.


The international lineup of PAX shows (West, East, South, Aus, Dev, and Unplugged), produced by ReedPOP in conjunction with Penny Arcade, comprise some of the world's largest gaming festivals. PAX events connect the industry's greatest creative minds from across the worlds of both video and tabletop gaming, directly to passionate audiences.


For more information on PAX Dev 2019, visit the official PAX Dev website.




PAX or Penny Arcade Expo is a festival for gamers to celebrate gaming culture. First held in Seattle in 2004, PAX has nearly doubled in size each successive year, with PAX Prime 2014 selling out of tickets in a matter of minutes. Connecting the world's leading game publishers with their most avid and influential fans, PAX expanded with a second show in Boston in 2010, and a third in San Antonio in 2015, making it the three largest gaming shows in North America. The first international PAX was held in Melbourne, Australia in 2013. In 2017, Penny Arcade established PAX Unplugged, its first tabletop focused show, held in Philadelphia.


About ReedPOP


ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions – the world’s leading event organizer. Launched in 2006, the group has become the number one producer of pop culture events across the globe as well as a full-service digital content provider and media company. Delivering once-in-a-lifetime fan experiences curated specifically for localized audiences, ReedPOP currently features events in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India, Africa, and Australia, including: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), PAX West, East, South, and Australia, Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC), MCM Comic Con, BookCon, Oz Comic Con, EGX, Comic Con India, Comic Con Paris, Comic Con Seoul, Comic Con Africa, Star Wars Celebration, and ComplexCon. ReedPOP also runs and operates Gamer Network and its portfolio of leading gaming websites including Eurogamer, RockPaperShotgun, and The staff at ReedPOP are a fan-based, globally focused group of professionals that are uniquely qualified to build and serve the communities with whom they share a common passion.


About Penny Arcade


Penny Arcade is a web comic focused on video games and video game culture, written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. With over 3.5 million readers, it is the most popular and longest running gaming web comic online. Penny Arcade is also responsible for the Child's Play Charity, the Penny Arcade gaming expos (PAX) in Seattle, Boston, San Antonio, Philadelphia, and Melbourne, multiple video games based on the brand, and multiple online video series.


Media Contacts


Kyle M. Burleson / Carter Dotson

Stride PR for ReedPOP

[email protected] / [email protected]