Over 40 guest speakers, including Brendan O'Connor and Michael Ephraim from Sony have been confirmed to speak at Gametech, Australia's first major business forum for the video games and interactive entertainment industry, which takes place at Luna Park on the 21st and 22nd of June.
"Video Gaming has fast become a powerful and significant economic sector, with the increased use of gameplay mechanics as a proven business tool for organisations to engage both internal and external stakeholders, it's time that this industry had its own annual event.” Says Dominic Patterson, Producer of Gametech.
The event will be supported by all major industry associations such as the iGEA (Interactive Games and Entertainment Association), GDAA (Games Developers Association) and AIMIA (Australian Interactive Media Industry Association).
“With the rapid changes in contentcreation, engagement and distribution," claimed Ron Curry, CEO of the iGEA, "it’s both timely and relevant that we can have a coming together of thediverse business groups which now form the larger interactive gaming industry.”
For more info head to the Gametech website.