Tokyo Game Show Forum Global Game Business Summit 2017 Session Outline Revealed

Tokyo Game Show Forum Global Game Business Summit 2017 Session Outline Revealed

Advanced Registration for Business Day Visitors has Begun! 
Business Day Gold Passes also On Sale

TOKYO GAME SHOW 2017 (Organizer: Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association [Abbreviation: CESA, Chairman: Hideki Okamura],
Co-Organizer: Nikkei BP [President: Suguru Niinomi], Period:
September 21 to 24, Venue: Makuhari Messe / hereafter “TGS2017”)
has determined the event outline for “TGS Forum 2017” and the
“Global Game Business Summit 2017 (GGBS2017)” to be held on the
Business Day Thursday, September 21st and Friday, September 22nd.

“TGS Forum 2017” will have a special session and a sponsorship
session on September 22nd (Friday) in addition to the keynote
held on the 21st (Thursday). In the keynote on September 21st
(Thursday), the first day of the event, key persons from the
industry will discuss the potential of the Japanese market,
where full-scale growth is expected, based on the game sports
theme “e-Sports”, which is growing and gaining attention around
the world.

On the afternoon of September 21st (Thursday), top companies
and representatives from the video game industry will gather
and hold the “Global Game Business Summit 2017 (GGBS 2017)”
to exchange opinions on video game business trends around the
world. The theme of GGBS 2017 is “Digital Distribution of Video
Games.” Digital distribution of game contents is common with
PC games and games for smart phones and other mobile phones,
and when viewed on a global level, a shift toward digital
distribution is progressing even in the home game industry.
Major companies from around the world will gather to exchange
opinions on global trends in digital distribution and the
growth potential of the Japanese market (games for home).

Two sessions will be held at the Expert session on September
22nd (Friday); a “Game Technology” session that will explain
trends related to new game technologies, and a “Game Business”
session that will discuss new businesses related to games.
Experts from each field will be invited to give lectures.

Advance registration for “TGS Forum 2017” and “GGBS 2017”
started on Friday, August 4th via the official website
http://tgs.cesa.or.jp/forum/ ). From this year, attendance
for “TGS Forum 2017” and “GGBS 2017” is free of charge.
However, a TGS2017 Business Day visitor badge will be required.
Therefore be sure to complete the advanced registration for
Business Day visitors in order to be issued a badge before
entering the site.

Business Day Advance Registration Has Begun, and the Convenient “Business Day Gold Pass” is also On Sale

Advance registration for the Business Day for game industry
personnel has started via the official website. In addition
to applying for a “Business Day Registration Ticket”, paid
registration (5,000 yen, including tax) is also available
(after application, there is a predetermined confirmation).

In addition, a limited number of “Business Day Gold Passes”
will be available, allowing you to enter the site smoothly
through a special reception and  giving access to the
“Asia Business Gateway” appointment system for holding
negotiations with exhibitors and negotiations with other
visitors (for those who have a Business Day Registration
Ticket the price of the pass is 20,000 yen (including tax),
and for those without a Business Day Registration Ticket,
the price including the Business Day Advance Registration
fee is 25,000 yen (including tax). The Business Day Gold
Pass will give you access to the Business Lounge set up on
the 2nd floor of the Makuhari Messe International Conference
Hall and allow you join the International Party [Friday
September 22 (Friday) from 5:30 pm / Venue: International
Conference Room], providing a comfortable environment for
handling business negotiations. For more details, please
visit the official website.

Related: TOKYO GAME SHOW 2017 Exhibitor & Ticket Information