I was invited to the Press Conference of The Games XPO 2009 held at Game Haven – SAFRA.
February 18, 2009 Singapore Conference and Exhibition Management Services(CEMS) announced its collaboration with Rapture Gaming to present The Games XPO 2009 (TGX09)here in Singapore from July 3 to 5, 2009 at Hall 4 of Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. TGX09 is made possible with the support of host Games Exchange Alliance, Singapore. TGX09 brings together the regional gaming industry under one comprehensive networking platform for Asia to present the latest trends in gaming. Its vision is to be Asia’s ultimate gaming show bringing together the best minds and partners to showcase the latest in the world of gaming to the gaming fraternity, from players to publishers.
(Photo) From Left – Ms Cindy Tan (Singapore Cyber Models Club), Mr Bernard Ho (TKA Amusement (S) Pte Ltd), Mr Steven Tan (CEMS) Mr Aroon Tan (Games Exchanges Alliance), Mr Herman Ng (Rapture Gaming Pte Ltd), Ms Stephanie Loh (Singapore Cosplay Club), Mr Takahan (Chivalry Entertainment). Mr Paddy Tan (Blog2u Pte Ltd)
TGX09 is strategically organized to address the development needs and opportunities presented by Asia’s rapidly growing digital interactive gaming industry. It is broadly segmented into areas of interest to businesses and to the public. Visitors to the event will find a comprehensive array of activities spread over 4,000 sqm presented by some 80 companies in console, PC, online, mobile and arcade games.
Enthusiasts can look forward to an arcade games showdown and e-sports tournaments
designed to challenge the gamers at some of the most popular and demanding games.
(Picture) Mascot developed by Chivalry Entertainment
Besides exciting games, Visitors will indulged with the eye-popping appearance by the Cyber Models and Cosplay characters. The event is expected to draw 80,000 visitors.
It is not just all play! Business people! There is always opportunity for you! The Summit of Asia Pacific Gaming Associations (SAGA) will gather industry leaders to launch of three initiatives. The first would be the launch of the World’s first “Asia Pacific Games Directory featuring market reports of the 13 member countries and regions. SAGA Presidents will also meet at the SAGA Presidents’ breakfast to discuss collaborative efforts among the member countries and the possible formation of the Asia Pacific Games Federation. The third of the series of initiatives would be the industry forum on business and market development of the gaming industry. The two-day forum during TGX09 is expected to draw 150 delegates from 13 countries.