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Pass options for GDC have changed. Check out our pass grid below to find the right pass for you. Scroll down for more detailed information on what each pass offers.

Register now for GDC 2015!


Please note: all GDC attendees must be at least 18 years old, including for the Student Expo Pass.

Registration Deadlines


  Early
Ends Jan. 21
Regular
Ends Feb. 25
Onsite
March 2-6
All Access Pass $1,495 $1,995 $2,095
Main Conference Pass $995 $1,395 $1,695
Summits, Tutorials & Bootcamps Pass $795 $895 $995
Audio Track Pass $695 $795 $895
Independent Games Summit Pass (Limited Availability) $325 $325 $325
Expo Pass $195 $250 $250
Student Expo Pass
( Available Friday Only)
N/A N/A $75
(Available Friday Only)

Pass Comparison Chart

  All Access Main Conference Summits Indie Games Audio Expo Students
All Main Conference Sessions* (Wed. - Fri.) Check Check     Audio Only    
All Summits, Tutorials, & Bootcamps (Mon. & Tues.) Check   Check IGS Only Audio Only    
GDC Flash Forward (Wed.) Check Check Check Check Check    
All Advocacy Track sessions (Wed. - Fri.) Check Check Check Check Check Check

Friday Only

Game Career Seminar (Fri.) Check Check Check Check Check Check Check
GDC Play (Wed.-Fri.) Check Check Check Check Check Check

 

IGF Pavilion (Wed. -Fri.) Check Check Check Check Check Check

Friday Only

GDC Expo Floor & Career Center (Wed.-Fri.) Check Check Check Check Check Check Friday Only
Business Center (Wed.-Fri.) Check Check Check Check Check Check  
IGF & Choice Award Shows (Wed.) Check Check Check Check Check Check  
GDC Business Matchmaking Check            
GDC Mobile App Check Check Check Check Check Check Check
GDC Expo Floor Happy Hour Check Check Check Check Check Check  
All GDC Mixers Check Check Check Check Check    
GDC Vault Subscription** Check            
GDC-Sponsored Events & Parties Check Check Check Check Check    

*All Main Conference Sessions include over 400 lectures, panels, poster sessions, and roundtables
**Access to premium GDC Vault content, including hundreds of video and audio recordings from all 2015 GDC events (including GDC SF, GDC Europe, GDC Next and GDC China), as well as past Game Developers Conferences. Access can begin one week prior to GDC 2015, and will end one week before GDC 2016.

Pass Descriptions

All Access Pass
The premier, all-inclusive pass for GDC 2015! This pass is good for people interested in attending everything that the GDC has to offer.

Includes

  • Over 400 lectures, panels, and roundtables (Wed - Fri)
  • All summits, tutorials, and bootcamps (Mon & Tues)
  • All one-day and two-day sponsored developer days (Mon & Tues)
  • All sponsored sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • All poster sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Flash Forward (Wed)
  • Game Career Seminar (Fri)
  • GDC Expo Floor and Career Center (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Play (Wed - Fri)
  • IGF Pavilion (Wed - Fri)
  • Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony (Wed)
  • GDC Business Matchmaking
  • GDC Mobile App
  • GDC Expo Floor Happy Hour
  • All GDC Mixers
  • GDC Vault subscription (provides metered access to recordings of sessions for select GDC 2015 events via GDC Vault)
 
Pass Pricing
 
Early Bird
Ends Jan. 21
$1,495
Regular
Ends Feb. 25
$1,995
Onsite
Starts Mar. 2
$2,095
 
 
Main Conference Pass
This pass is good for people who are interested in attending the GDC lectures, panels, and roundtables but not the summits, tutorials, or bootcamps.

Includes

  • Over 400 lectures, panels, and roundtables (Wed - Fri)
  • All one-day and two-day sponsored developer days (Mon & Tues)
  • All sponsored sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • All poster sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Flash Forward (Wed)
  • Game Career Seminar (Fri)
  • GDC Expo Floor and Career Center (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Play (Wed - Fri)
  • IGF Pavilion (Wed - Fri)
  • Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony (Wed)
  • GDC Mobile App
  • GDC Expo Floor Happy Hour
  • All GDC Mixers
 
Does Not Include

  • All summits, tutorials, and bootcamps (Mon & Tues)
  • GDC Business Matchmaking
  • GDC Vault subscription (provides metered access to recordings of sessions for select GDC 2015 events via GDC Vault)
 
Pass Pricing
 
Early Bird
Ends Jan. 21
$995
Regular
Ends Feb. 25
$1,395
Onsite
Starts Mar. 2
$1,695
 
 
Summits, Tutorials & Bootcamps Pass
This pass is good for people who are interested in attending the summits, tutorials, and bootcamps.

Includes

  • All summits, tutorials, and bootcamps (Mon & Tues)
  • All Advocacy Track sessions
  • All one-day and two-day sponsored developer days (Mon & Tues)
  • All sponsored sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • All poster sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Flash Forward (Wed)
  • Game Career Seminar (Fri)
  • GDC Expo Floor and Career Center (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Play (Wed - Fri)
  • IGF Pavilion (Wed - Fri)
  • Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony (Wed)
  • GDC Mobile App
  • GDC Expo Floor Happy Hour
  • All GDC Mixers
 
Does Not Include

  • Over 400 lectures, panels, poster sessions and roundtables (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Business Matchmaking
  • GDC Vault subscription (provides metered access to recordings of sessions for select GDC 2015 events via GDC Vault)
 
Pass Pricing
 
Early Bird
Ends Jan. 21
$795
Regular
Ends Feb. 25
$895
Onsite
Starts Mar. 2
$995
 
 
Audio Track Pass
This pass is good for people who are interested in attending the GDC Audio Track and the one-day Audio Bootcamp.

Includes

  • All GDC Audio Track sessions
  • The one-day Audio Bootcamp (Tues)
  • All Advocacy Track sessions
  • All one-day and two-day sponsored developer days (Mon & Tues)
  • All sponsored sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • All poster sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Flash Forward (Wed)
  • Game Career Seminar (Fri)
  • GDC Expo Floor and Career Center (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Play (Wed - Fri)
  • IGF Pavilion (Wed - Fri)
  • Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony (Wed)
  • GDC Expo Floor Happy Hour
  • All GDC Mixers
 
Does Not Include

  • Over 400 lectures, panels, poster sessions and roundtables (Wed - Fri)
  • All summits, tutorials, and bootcamps except the Audio Bootcamp (Mon & Tues)
  • GDC Business Matchmaking
  • GDC Vault subscription (provides metered access to recordings of sessions for select GDC 2015 events via GDC Vault)
 
Pass Pricing
 
Early Bird
Ends Jan. 21
$695
Regular
Ends Feb. 25
$795
Onsite
Starts Mar. 2
$895
 
 
Independent Games Summit Pass
This pass is good for people who are interested in independent games, and seeing what the Independent Games Festival has to offer.

Includes

  • The Independent Games Summit (Mon & Tues)
  • All Advocacy Track sessions
  • All one-day and two-day sponsored developer days (Mon & Tues)
  • All sponsored sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • All poster sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Flash Forward (Wed)
  • Game Career Seminar (Fri)
  • GDC Expo Floor and Career Center (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Play (Wed - Fri)
  • IGF Pavilion (Wed - Fri)
  • Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony (Wed)
  • GDC Mobile App
  • GDC Expo Floor Happy Hour
  • All GDC Mixers
 
Does Not Include

  • Over 400 lectures, panels, poster sessions and roundtables (Wed - Fri)
  • All summits, tutorials, and bootcamps except the Independent Games Summit (Mon & Tues)
  • GDC Business Matchmaking
  • GDC Vault subscription (provides metered access to recordings of sessions for select GDC 2015 events via GDC Vault)
 
Pass Pricing
 
Early Bird
Ends Jan. 21
$325
Regular
Ends Feb. 25
$325
Onsite
Starts Mar. 2
$325
 
 
Expo Pass
This pass is good for people who are interested in an introductory look at GDC, and are interested in visiting the Expo Floor.

Includes

  • GDC Expo Floor and Career Center (Wed - Fri)
  • GDC Play (Wed - Fri)
  • IGF Pavilion (Wed - Fri)
  • Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony (Wed)
  • All Advocacy Track sessions
  • All one-day and two-day sponsored developer days (Mon & Tues)
  • All sponsored sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • All poster sessions (Wed - Fri)
  • Game Career Seminar (Fri)
  • GDC Mobile App
  • GDC Expo Floor Happy Hour
 
Does Not Include

  • Over 400 lectures, panels, poster sessions and roundtables (Wed - Fri)
  • All summits, tutorials, and bootcamps (Mon & Tues)
  • GDC Flash Forward (Wed)
  • GDC Business Matchmaking
  • All GDC Mixers
  • GDC Vault subscription (provides metered access to recordings of sessions for select GDC 2015 events via GDC Vault)
 
Pass Pricing
 
Early Bird
Ends Jan. 21
$195
Regular
Ends Feb. 25
$250
Onsite
Starts Mar. 2
$250
 
 

Student Expo Pass (Available Onsite Only)
The Student Pass is only available at on-site registration on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. You must be at least 18 years old and provide proof of current enrollment (i.e. a valid student ID) to be eligible for this pass.

This pass is good for students who are interested in breaking into and learning about the game industry, and getting an introductory look at GDC.

Includes

  • Game Career Seminar (Friday only)
  • All Advocacy Track sessions (Friday only)
  • All sponsored sessions (Friday only)
  • All poster sessions (Friday only)
  • GDC Expo Floor and Career Center (Friday only)
  • GDC Play (Friday only)
  • IGF Pavilion (Friday only)
 
Pass Pricing
 
Early Bird
Ends Jan. 21
N/A
Regular
Ends Feb. 25
N/A
Onsite
Starts Mar. 2
$75
 
 

How to Register

Online

Register easily on our secure online system (coming soon!)
Online

Download a registration form (coming soon!), complete, and mail with payment to:
Event Registration Services Group
Game Developers Conference 2015
303 Second St
Suite 900, South Tower
San Francisco, CA 94107
Online

Download a registration form (coming soon!), complete, and fax to (415) 947-6011.
Need Help? Contact Registration Customer Service at:
(415) 947-6926 or
(866) 535-8997
Mon. - Fri., 9am-4pm PST

 

Group Registration

Group Registration Policies

For GDC 2015 you can mix and match GDC's most popular passes and save 10% off your total pass purchase*. GDC group registration discount applies to any combination of 10 or more All Access, Main Conference, Summits & Tutorials, and Audio Passes. The Independent Games Summit Pass and Expo Pass are excluded from the group discount.

Note: Group discounts cannot be combined with any other discounts, including Alumni, IGDA and Exhibitor discounts.

*Terms & Conditions: The group discount of 10% is only valid off the current registration price, including early discount registrations for All Access, Main Conference, Summits & Tutorials, and Audio passes. The Independent Games Summit Pass and Expo Pass are excluded from the group discount. Additional discounts, such as Alumni, Exhibitor or other special discounts are not combinable with the group discount.



How to Register

To get the GDC group registration discount, please send the completed group registration form (coming soon!) for each registrant to the GDC registration department one of the ways below

Mail
Email/mail the completed group registration form (coming soon!) , along with check or credit card payment information, to:

Event Registration Services Group
Game Developers Conference 2014
303 Second St
Suite 900, South Tower
San Francisco, CA 94107
GDCGroupRegistration@ubm.com
Fax

Fax the completed group registration form (coming soon!) , along with check or credit card payment information, to (415) 947-6011.

Need Help? Contact Registration Customer Service at:

(415) 947-6926 or
(866) 535-8997
Mon. - Fri., 9am-4pm PST

Press Registration

Please check back for 2015 Press Registration.

For all press matters, please contact GDC Press.
image GDC Press
6404 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 830
Los Angeles, CA 90048
T: 323.658.1200
F: 323.658.1205

 

 
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