Games Week Georgia to include an explosive week of activities
Games Week Georgia will encompass a week of events to celebrate all aspects of the gaming and esports industry in Georgia.
Games Week Georgia to celebrate Gaming and Esports
Games Week Georgia will bring together gaming leaders and experts from around the world alongside a week of consumer events, culminating in one of North America’s largest gaming festivals — DreamHack Atlanta.
“Hosting DreamHack in Atlanta isn’t just about creating an event for the local games community, it’s also about building and showcasing the Georgia games industry,” said Guy Blomberg, Senior Director of DreamHack Festivals – Americas. “We want DreamHack and Georgia Games Week to be an important beat on the national and global game industry calendar. There’s so much talent and opportunity here, and we want to make sure everyone knows about it.”
From December 11 to December 17, Georgia will be having a series of events centered around gaming and esports. Starting off with a special screening at the Plaza Theater, the week will move on with Girl Gamer Atlanta, an event to celebrate women’s competitiveness in esports and engage young women in STEM/STEAM, with the best 4 Rocket League teams. The winners will have the chance to represent the USA at the GirlGamer International Finals in 2024.
Aside from these events, there will also be:
- ESPORTS SUMMIT | SKILLSHOT | DEC 14 – an event that provides global business leaders and educators a comprehensive view of the entire esports ecosystem, including networking opportunities, presentations from industry leaders, and workshops with some of the largest names in the esports and scholastic esports industry.
- VIP CREATIVE INDUSTRY MIXER | SKILLSHOT | DEC 14 – an event revolved entirely around gaming, esports, and digital entertainment.
- SIEGE | GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER | DEC 14-17 – SIEGE is the largest professional game development conference in the South to learn about game art, audio, business, design, esports, programming, VR, and more.
- DREAMHACK ATLANTA | GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER | DEC 15-17 – The festival features everything gaming under one roof as attendees experience professional esports tournaments, amateur and varsity gaming tournaments, world-famous bring-your-own-computer (BYOC) LAN party, cosplay championship, panels, art, activities, expo, screenings, and more.
In addition to all the events, DreamHack has just announced it will return again next year in October 2024. Get ready for a month full of action in December.