Over 1,000 games industry professionals are expected to turn out for Casual Connect Kyiv on October 24-26. During the conference’s Market Navigation track, they can expect to receive actionable insights from experts that will help them navigate the sometimes choppy waters in the gaming industry’s current and emerging markets.
Lighthouse at Sea
Several pertinent topics will be discussed in Market Navigation that will help attendees better guide their businesses through changing trends in the games industry.
Marketing and discoverability will receive the attention from experts such as Xendex GmbH CEO and Founder Michael Haberl, who will share his expertise on alternative app stores. GameInfluencer Head of Business Development Macy Mills will add their insights on influencer marketing, while appChocolate CEO Emmanuel Carraud will dive into how to successfully launch a game in app stores.
Innovation and game design will also be the focus of several sessions. Toca Boca Head of Business Development Tarush Agarwal will share how to innovate through business development, while Amazon Developer Advocate Mike Hines details what the top 50 apps do with in-app purchasing that others don’t. Tapdaq Head of Business Development Chris Lefebvre will join with other experts on a panel discussing how to design games for revenue.
Many other experts from places such as Yodo1, ironSource, Enhance, iDreamSky and Nordeus will also share their knowledge and expertise with attendees on the Market Navigation track.
Parties & Tours
In addition to offering attendees expert insights, it will also host great opportunities to build new friendships and business relationships. The conference will host two major networking parties and is also offering three different tours – such as a sightseeing tour of Kyiv and a tour to the Chernobyl zone. Attendees will also get exclusive access to the conference’s Pitch & Match system. At the conference, the venue will feature an expo area filled with industry-leading companies and 50 of the world’s best independent game developers.
To learn more about Casual Connect Kyiv, please visit its official website at http://kyiv.casualconnect.org/.
Casey Rock is the Contributions & Studio Spotlights Editor for Gamesauce. He loves rock climbing, hiking and singing in rock band Open Door Policy. He streams games under the moniker The Clumsy Gamer. You can catch him on twitter @caserocko and @realclumsygamer.