Wednesday-Friday, March 20-22, 2019

See more than 550 companies showcasing the latest game development tools and services in the GDC Expo. Meet with leading technology companies including Amazon, Google, Intel, Nvidia, Oculus, Sony, and Unreal Engine and explore new partnerships and business opportunities. Play games from independent developers in GDC Play, alt.ctrl.GDC, IGF Pavilion, and other community spaces.

GDC Expo 2019 Hours:

  • Wednesday, March 20  10am-6pm
  • Thursday, March 21  10am-6pm
  • Friday, March 22  10am-3pm

"Great place to find inspiration for your next game, keep up to date on modern tools, and learn how others tackled problems."
-GDC 2018 Attendee

The GDC Expo connects game developers with a range of cutting-edge products and services:

  • Development Tools
  • Monetization
  • Education & Training
  • Funding & VCs
  • Gamification
  • Government


  • Legal
  • Marketing & PR
  • Outsourcing & Localization


  • Publishers
  • Recruitment
  • Tools & Middleware

GDC Expo Highlights

GDC Play

Play games from 100+ emerging and independent developers

VR Play

Demo amazing, immersive experiences from VR and AR developers

Country Pavilions

Visit country pavilions representing the global game development industry

GDC Connect

Use the business matchmaking tool to find contacts and pre-arrange meetings

Business Center

Attend private meetings and demo technology in an exclusive setting

Career Theater

Meet potential employers and attend career development sessions

Community Spaces

Play games and meet new people in community spaces throughout the week




Connecting the Global Game Development Community