GDC 2018

Game Developers Conference & Exhibition

19 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
Expo: March 21-23 , 2018

Moscone Center
San Francisco / California / United States of America

GDC is the world's largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event. The event is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. The GDC showcases all of the most relevant game development tools, platforms and services helping to drive the industry forward. This 5 days game industry event is being organized by UBM Americas. The venue of this event is Moscone Center which is located in San Francisco, California, United States of America. The event will be held from 19 March 2018, Monday to 23 March 2018, Friday. GDC 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to game developing sector from the leading exhibitors such as programming, engineering, game design, business management, production, visual arts, audio. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event is over 550. Over 26,000 visitors are expected at this game industry event. Visitor profile of this event includes programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers. The frequency of GDC is annual. This game industry event has been running since 1988.


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  Address : 747 Howard Street

  City : San Francisco, CA

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 415-974-4000

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Moscone Center

Located in the urban heart of San Francisco's downtown distric, Moscone Center is known for hosting several large professional events, trade shows, conferences, meetings, conventions etc. The center offers 900,000 square feet (84,000 square meters) of exhibit space. Moscone Center is within convenient walking distance of nearly 20,000 hotel rooms.


19 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
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UBM Americas

UBM Americas

UBM Americas provides events and marketing services for fashion, technology, licensing, advanced manufacturing, automotive and powersports, healthcare, veterinary, and pharmaceutical industries, among others and increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences through meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections.

Address: 2 Pennsylvania Plaza, 15th Floor

City: New York City, NY

Country: United States of America

Phone: 212-600-3378

Fax: 609-759-4772

Website: Click here for organizer website

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Trade Show & Conference
  Start Date 19 March 2018, Monday
  End Date 23 March 2018, Friday
  Category Computer & IT
  Venue Moscone Center
  City San Francisco, CA
  State California
  Country United States of America
  Organizer UBM Americas
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1988
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 26,000+
  Exhibitors 550+
  Open to Trade visitors
Dates and venue of the event are subject to change or possibly canceled without notice to Tradeshowz. Contact organizer for more information before making arrangements.

Past Editions

  • 27 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017
    Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 14 Mar 2016 - 18 Mar 2016
    Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 02 Mar 2015 - 06 Mar 2015
    Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 17 Mar 2014 - 21 Mar 2014
    Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
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