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  Game Industry Conference, the biggest gaming conference in Central and Eastern Europe, opens its doors
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Poznan, Poland, October 17th: Gaming Industry Conference (GIC) marks the beginning of Polish gaming week in Poznan. Before thousands of game enthusiast are going to flood the halls of Poznan Game Arena, the GIC already welcomes developers, media, and business consultants from all over central and eastern Europe to the biggest game event east of Cologne. GIC offers the best opportunity to get in touch with the region’s gaming industry.

GIC begins on October 17th with three different pitching events and the Best Game Video Award, a community award and sentiment test prior to the Central and Eastern Europe Game Awards. The awards winners will be announced during a big gala on Saturday 19th, including the nominees MORDHAU and World of Warships: Legends among others for Best Game 2019. On Friday 18th, the Epic Game Music Concert provides a musical highlight, playing famous movie and games titles.

GIC features many advanced talks from more than 40 confirmed speakers, including Aleksander Kauch, Lead Programmer at 11bit, Ryan Clark, creator of the award-winning Crypt of the NecroDancer, and many more. An overview of confirmed speakers and the schedule is available here:

More than 600 companies already pre-registered for this year’s GIC as B2B exhibitors, in the recruitment zone or as business consultants. MeetToMatch will be available again at GIC after last year’s big success when 506 bizdevs and 370 companies have used the innovative matching system with 98% user satisfaction.

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The GIC, along with Poznan Game Arena, forms the biggest game event east of Cologne. It features professional knowledge exchange, workshops, roundtables, a B2B exhibition area, MeetToMatch meetings, Geek Careers recruitment opportunities and nearly a dozen networking parties. Not to mention the Central Eastern Europe Game Awards ceremony, Epic Game Music concert and many more. Since its beginnings in 2008, the GIC grew to become one of the most significant events in Europe’s gaming landscape with about 3.600 attendees, 133 talks and 1089 MeetToMatch meetings in 2018.  in 2018. The GIC 2019 will take place in Poznan, Poland from October 17th to 20th. For more Information please visit


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