GIST provides a showcase area, shopping area, tournament areas, cosplay area, kids park area in our B2C section & meeting area, online meeting system, GIST|DC developers conference, VIP area & professional showcase area in its B2B section, on their 14.000 sqms show floor. This year, GIST has released country pavilion options & packages, with turn-key based booth solutions.

Gaming Istanbul 2017 Recap Video

GL Events 2016 Company Report

Besides entertainment part, B2B is one of the core parts of Gaming Istanbul. Because of the strategic location of Turkey; Gaming Istanbul provides a gateway between Europe & Asia, filling the void between Chinajoy & Gamescom. Some of the companies at B2B Section of GIST 2017 were: Gram Games, Riot Games, Twitch, Youtube Gaming, Google, Gameforge, Bigpoint, Samsung, MSI, Logitech, Asus, SK Games, Oldmoustache Games and more …

GIST Developers Conference GIST|DC will gather professional speakers from all around the world. Some of the speakers from previous editions of GIST|DC are:

  • Adam Hetenyi – Trion Worlds, Lead Designer
  • Troy Mashburn – Guerilla Games – Horizon: Zero Dawn Lead Designer
  • Onur Can Cayli – Designer (Game of Thrones, Avengers, Terminator, Hunger Games, Sonic Boom)
  • Mathias Reichert – Deck 13 – Managing Director
  • Kate Edwards – IGDA – Executive Director
  • Ciro Continisio – Unity – Technical Evangelist
  • Volga Aksoy – Oculus – Software Engineer
  • Burak Emiralp – Samsung – Content Manager
  • Fatih Sayın – Crytek – Narrative Designer
  • Simon Usiskin – iQU Group – Director
  • Aras Şenyüz – Netmarble – Mobile Division Director
  • Benjamin Kratcsh – Global influencer

By the way: GIST call for indie submissions is now open! Follow this link:

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