Now's the time to pitch great Business & Marketing talks for GDC 2018

If you aim to speak at the Game Developers Conference next year, better hurry — time is running out to submit your talk! GDC 2018 organizers will be accepting submissions to present lectures, roundtables, panels, posters and tutorials through Thursday, August 17th. 
Happening March 19-23 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco next year, GDC 2018 will once again play host to thousands of game developers from all around the world for a week of learning, networking and inspiration.
This will be the 32nd edition of GDC, and organizers want to make sure you have all the info you need if you’re thinking about pitching a talk that would fit well into the event’s Business & Marketing track of talks. If you are, these are the areas that organizers are especially interested to hear pitches on:
Key Software Platforms of Today & Tomorrow
Platform analyses and cases studies including real data
Development and marketing budget planning for new platforms
Marketing & User Acquisition
Innovative marketing strategies including social, influencer, search & discovery optimization
Community management, customer service, and open development
User acquisition techniques, including real data
Impact of marketing, live ops and on-going development on the wider business
Financing
Crowdfunding, presales, ICO’s, and traditional options like VC, project financing, and publisher financing
Company Values
Building culture, setting goals, developing talent
Streaming
Working with streamers, and building games for streaming
Data on streamers impact on revenue, retention
How to monetize streaming of your game
VR and ARVR platform analyses with real data
AR / Mixed Reality platform opportunities
Esports
Building a game for esports, or developing your esports scene
Revenue opportunities in esports
Also, those interested in submitting for any of the GDC Summits (AI, Community Management, Game Narrative, GDC Education, GDC Mobile, Indie or UX) or [email protected] (all of which take place on the Monday & Tuesday of the event) or Friday’s Game Career Seminar should know that the call for submissions will open later: August 28 through September 29, 2017.
For more details on the submission process or GDC 2018 in general visit the show’s official website, or subscribe to regular updates via Facebook, Twitter, or RSS.Gamasutra and GDC are sibling organizations under parent UBM Americas

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Now’s the time to pitch great Business & Marketing talks for GDC 2018



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