Welsh Government would like to invite your company to participate in its export market visit to Games Developers Conference (GDC), San Francisco.

Why GDC?
GDC is the largest annual gathering of professional video game developers, focusing on learning, inspiration, and networking which received 29,000 game industry professionals over the duration of the conference in 2022.  The event includes an expo, networking events, awards shows such as the Independent Games Festival and the Game Developers Choice Awards, and a variety of tutorials, lectures, and roundtables by industry professionals on game-related topics covering programming, design, audio, production, business and management, and visual arts.

Why Attend?
This visit will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your company, gain valuable contacts and build your exports in this sector.

By participating in this visit, you will benefit from:

  • Cost effective means of visiting a world renowned trade show.
  • Network and engage with key businesses and decision makers in the market
  • Sharing knowledge and information with other participants
  • Assistance with travel arrangements through appointed travel agent
  • Attend networking events
  • Inclusion in any marketing material
  • Access to GDC Connect business matchmaking system to organise meetings before travel

The Cost
The Welsh Government is supporting* companies to take part in this export market visit.

The cost to exhibit is £1,600.00 per person stand and this offer includes:

  • Return flights and in market transfers
  • 5 nights’ accommodation (including breakfast)
  • Exhibition pass (including access to the GDC Connect online matchmaking system)
  • Exhibition stand and exhibition registration


When – 19 - 25 March 2023

Sectors - Creative

Where - San Francisco 

Deadline for applications is 16 December 2022