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Seating for all sessions is available on a first–come, first–seated basis. All GDC attendees must be at least 18 years old, including Student Expo Pass holders.
* Limited number of passes available
** Available for purchase on–site only on Friday, March 3, 2017. Must be at least 18 years old and provide proof of current enrollment (i.e. a valid student ID)
* GDC Vault provides access to recordings of all events through March 1, 2018
For GDC 2017 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, VRDC, and Audio Passes. The Independent Games Summit Pass, GDC Education Summit, 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, VRDC, and Audio passes. The Independent Games Summit Pass, GDC Education Summit, 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.
Press registration for GDC 2017 is by invitation only. Invitations will be distributed via email near the end of November 2016. Please note that prior years’ attendance does not guarantee an invite to GDC 2017. For all press inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For members of the press who are newer to the videogame/tech/virtual reality beat and wish to receive an invitation to register for a press badge, please be prepared to provide up to 3 of the following credentials:
GDC Press [mailto:email@example.com]