January: IDEAG in Torino / Italy
Founded by Walter Obert in Piossasco near Torino, the „Incontro italiano di autori di giochi da tavolo" takes now place directly in Torino – every year mid of January. A very nice convention where Italian game authors play together and help eachother in a very cooperative atmoshere.
Next date appoximately: January, 2020
February: International Game Designers Fair in Haar / Germany
Founded 1998 by Tom Werneck, this gathering takes place in the south of Munich and creates a good market place between game authors and game publishers – particularly from Southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.
Next date expected to be in March 2022, the date in March 2021 is cancelled.
July: Game Designers Convention in Göttingen / Germany
Founded 1982 by Karin & Reinhold Wittig (Edition Perlhuhn) — this event the oldest and largest gathering of game authors and game publishers in Germany. The Game Designers Association (SAZ) is - beside the City of Göttingen - co-organizer of this convention.
06. and 07. June 2020 (cancelled)
12. and 13. June 2021 (decision IF and HOW probably in April)
11. and 12. June 2022