IDEAG | L'INCONTRO DEGLI AUTORI DI GIOCHI DA TAVOLO in PARMA / Italy

Founded by Walter Obert in Piossasco near Torino, the „Incontro italiano di autori di giochi da tavolo" takes now place near Parma – usually every year mid of January. A very nice convention where Italian game authors play together and help eachother in a very cooperative atmoshere. Publishers are there too, of course. Local IDEAG events are held throughout the year all over Italy.

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International Game Designers Fair in Nuremberg / Germany

Founded 1998 by Tom Werneck in Haar by Munich, this convention takes now place at the Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg and creates a good market place between game authors and game publishers.

Next event: February 03, 2023

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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.

Next event: 03.-04.06.2023

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POP – PEOPLE OF PLAY in CHICAGO / USA

This event – founded and organized by Mary Couzin – (originally called ChiTAG) takes place regularly in November.

Next event: 17.–20. November 2022

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