Freitag, 09. Dezember 2016


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Games Convention Asia 2008 goes global with top media partners from Asia-Pacific Region, Europe and North America

(lifePR) (Leipzig, GErmany / Singapore, ) Leipziger Messe International (LMI) Asia announced today the complete list of media partners and supporting media for Games Convention Asia (GCA) 2008 from Asia Pacific region, Europe and North America. Games Convention Asia is taking place on 18-20 September 2008 at the Suntec Singapore International Exhibition and Convention Centre.

The list of media that have come onboard for GCA 2008 includes some of the world's most influential media organizations and game industry specialists. The media partnerships will see extensive media coverage internationally where GCA provides a platform for companies at the convention to reach out to a global market.

Official Media Partners (17 in total)

4Gamer.net (Japan); CasualGaming.biz (Europe), Develop (Europe), Famitsu Weekly Taiwan (Taiwan); Sina.com (China); GameAxis (Singapore); GameDonga (Korea); GameIndustry.biz (Europe); GameSpot (Regional); IGN (Regional); INQUIRER.net (Philippines); MCV (Europe), MTV Asia (Regional); NZGamer (New Zealand); Thisisgame.com (Korea); VietNam News (Vietnam); and Variety (International)

Supporting Media Partners (7 in total)

Edge Online (International); Game.com.tw (Taiwan); HardwareMag (Regional); Euromonitor International (International); Playworks (Singapore); Pocketgamer.biz (UK), Mary-Margaret Network (USA)

As the official media partner of GCA 2008, GameAxis will publish "GCA Daily", a free distribution magazine that will be printed on all 3 days of the show from September 18 to 20, 2008. The show daily will be distributed to all business visitors at GCA and the GCAC and will provide interviews, news updates as well as coverage on the exhibition and show floor.

Phil Elliot, editor for GCA's international media partner GamesIndustry.biz, will also be contributing editor for "GCA Daily" providing interviews on speakers and special articles. Additionally, GamesIndustry.biz Network will partner with the event to welcome GC Asia Conference attendees into its games industry, business-only networking community.

"It's a great privilege for us to have the support of our media partners and we are confident that they will help convey our message in this grand evolution of the game industry. The opportunities for companies at GCAC and GCA to reach an international audience is a valuable asset for game companies and those in related industries as we strive to create a global stage for the industry," said Jorg Zeissig, Managing Director of LMI Asia.

Under the theme "Inspire Yourself", this second edition of the GCA is expected to draw more than 100,000 visitors from the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and North America. GCA is the first and only platform for the electronic game market in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region.

For more details please visit GCA's official website at: http://www.gc-asia.sg.

About Games Convention Asia / GC Asia Conference

Games Convention Asia (GCA) is the "Digital Media Gateway of Asia." Described as the only event in the Asia-Pacific region enabling the interactive entertainment and digital media industries to network and interact with publishers, developers, distributors and corporate clients while showcasing their latest products and services to the public, GCA serves as the platform for Asian publishers, developers and distributors to present their work on an international level. The conference also acts as an entryway for companies seeking to enter the Asian interactive entertainment market. GC Asia and GC Asia Conference on the internet: http://www.gc-asia.sg.

Media Contacts

Asia-Pacific
Red Dawn Communications
Angelika Quadt / Ian Purnomo
+65 6222 4704
press@reddawncommunications.com

Europe
Leipziger Messe
Nancy Pfaff, Press Officer
+49 (0) 341 678 8186
n.pfaff@leipziger-messe.de

North America
International Digital Entertainment Agency (IDEA)
Sean Kauppinen
+1-415-299-2156
gca@ide-agency.com

Contact for GCA
Joerg Zeissig, Managing Director LMI Asia
+49 (0) 341 678 7900
j.zeissig@LM-international.com

Contact for GCAC
Speakers and participants:
Frank Sliwka, Conference Director
+49 (0) 341 678 8288
f.sliwka@leipziger-messe.de

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