2019 Sponsors and Supporting Partners

VIVEPORT | www.viveport.com

Viveport is a global platform, marketplace and subscription service for Virtual Reality operating in more than 60 countries. Viveport supports a wide range of headsets and devices including PC, standalone and mobile. This year, Viveport Infinity launched as the world’s first unlimited VR subscription service.

Jam City | www.jamcity.com

Jam City is a global leader in mobile entertainment, providing social game experiences for millions of players around the world. Founded in 2010 by former MySpace co-founders Chris DeWolfe, Aber Whitcomb, and former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado, Jam City is the creator of popular and top grossing games including Cookie Jam, Panda Pop, Family Guy: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game, and Marvel Avengers Academy among other titles. Jam City is at the forefront of companies that are monetizing mobile at scale. With 500 employees across studios in Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Buenos Aires and a headquarters in Los Angeles, Jam City has built a global business powered by culture-shaping creativity.


Unreal Engine |  unrealengine.com

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine technology brings high-quality games to PC, console, mobile, AR and VR platforms. Creators also use Unreal for photorealistic visualization, interactive product design, film, virtual production, mixed reality TV broadcast and animated entertainment. Follow @UnrealEngine and download Unreal for free at unrealengine.com.


Glu | www.glu.com

Glu Mobile is a leading creator of mobile games. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with Bay Area studios in Burlingame and San Mateo, and international locations in Toronto and Hyderabad. With a history spanning over a decade, Glu’s culture is rooted in taking smart risks and fostering creativity to deliver world-class interactive experiences for our players. Glu’s diverse portfolio features top-grossing and award-winning original and licensed IP titles including, Cooking DASH, Covet Fashion, Deer Hunter, Design Home, MLB Tap Sports Baseball and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood available worldwide on various platforms including the App Store and Google Play.


First Entertainment Credit Union | firstent.org

First Entertainment is the Financial Ally to Creators of Entertainment and those that support them. We represent all facets of entertainment from film to music, gaming, sports, and even the new mediums that continue to emerge. Our compassion guides us as we strive to make genuine, positive changes in our members’ lives; helping them learn the importance of strong financial management, guiding them to improve their credit, and teaching them how to save for major life moments. Everything we do comes back to our central philosophy:

Your story matters.


Wevr | wevr.com

Wevr makes software that deliver memorable stories and moments. We call these software-based stories “simulations”. We have established a creative storytelling practice based on an immersive software development methodology that we have been refining for years. A methodology that comprises balancing agency and narrative, a multi-sensory design approach, and an obsession on the emotional arc induced by the experiences we create.

Xsolla | xsolla.com

Xsolla delivers a comprehensive suite of tools and services that make it easy to launch and monetize games and products globally. Serving only the video game industry, the Xsolla product suite caters to businesses from indie to enterprise, with: Pay Station and its #1 Anti-fraud solution, Partner Network, Site Builder, Store, Login, and Launcher. These Xsolla tools work seamlessly to eliminate the friction in distribution, promotion, sales and payments so developers, publishers, and platform partners can increase their audience, sales and revenue. Headquartered in Los Angeles, with offices worldwide, Xsolla operates as a merchant and seller of record for major gaming entities like Valve, Twitch, Ubisoft, Epic Games, and PUBG Corporation. For more information, visit www.xsolla.com.


Carr McClellan | carr-mcclellan.com

Carr McClellan is a boutique business and business litigation firm based in Northern California. We pride ourselves on an unusually high level of client service, which has resulted in client engagements that last for decades. Our clients include privately held, publicly traded and venture-backed companies. We have a particular focus on the technology, food and beverage, and financial services industries.
In today’s instant everything era, deep roots matter. The Carr McClellan of today – and tomorrow – is a direct result of the vision, energy and commitment to excellence that have defined our firm for over six decades. We’re by no means stuck in the past, nor do we rest on our laurels; we are, however, proud of our accomplishments and confident of the many more on the horizon.

Directly | directly.com

Directly is a leader in support automation, helping companies launch and train virtual agents that double their automation rate.

Gaming companies use our expert-in-the-loop AI platform to tap the expertise of their most experienced gamers, delivering content, training and answers to their virtual agent to significantly boost performance.

The platform delights customers with knowledgeable, personalized, and empathetic support interactions while creating new economic opportunity for people in the AI era. We integrate with leading CRM applications, messaging applications, and virtual agents.

Directly is based in San Francisco and backed by Microsoft’s M12 Ventures, True Ventures, Costanoa Ventures and Northgate Capital.

  Sheppard Mullin | www.sheppardmullin.com
Sheppard Mullin is a full service Global 100 firm with over 780 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our multidisciplinary entertainment and digital media practice is consistently recognized among the top entertainment law practices and the top media law practices in the world. Our lawyers work with major motion picture studios, television networks, independent producers, leading Internet portals, Web and mobile publishers, e-commerce, social media and other media companies in the production, distribution and monetization of digital content. With our depth of understanding of the business, we also effectively represent entertainment and digital media companies in their financing and mergers and acquisitions activities. We have been involved in some of the most significant and high profile matters in the industry.

HP | store.hp.com

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. HP’s virtual reality technology is founded upon our rich history of product innovation and deeply rooted customer relationships which enables us to deliver the most immersive technologies that help businesses lead their industries. OMEN by HP products provide the performance and enthusiast gaming community with the tools needed to enjoy their favorite titles and excel in esports.


Pearl Abyss | pearlabyss.com

USC Games | games.usc.edu
Recognized as the #1 game design program in North America by the Princeton Review, USC Games represents an exciting collaboration between the School of Cinematic Arts’Interactive Media & Games Division and the Viterbi School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science. Incorporating design, artistry, production and engineering, USC Games offers a unique educational experience for students, and serves as the launchpad for them to play significant roles in the interactive field. With rigorous, hands-on instruction from master designers, producers, engineers and working professionals, students have an unprecedented opportunity to delve into all aspects of creating games for a global audience.
  Sag-Aftra | www.sagaftra.org
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond. Visit SAG-AFTRA online at SAGAFTRA.org.
   80 Level | 80.lv
80.lv is the best place for game developers, digital artists, animators, video game enthusiasts, CGI, and VFX talents to learn about new workflows, tools, and share their work. It’s a great resource to evolve and develop your pipeline.
International Game Developers Association (IGDA) | www.igda.org/la
The International Game Developers Association is an independent, non-profit association established by game developers to foster the creation of a worldwide game development community. Chartered in 2009, IGDA Los Angeles ranks as one of the largest chapters of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) worldwide, with a reach upwards of 1,500 members. IGDA Los Angeles strives to build a community of game developers which leverages the expertise of its members for the betterment of the games industry throughout Southern California. We welcome and encourage all game industry professionals, hobbyists, and students to attend our events and participate in our growing community.

AListDaily | www.alistdaily.com

AList is an award-winning media platform providing over 1.3 million members of the media and marketing community with insights, trends, data and analysis via our site, events and newsletter, facilitating an active community for our readership across platforms to connect and share insights. We are proud to count the world’s leading marketers and media executives in our core readership.

Digital LA | www.digitalla.net
Digital LA is LA’s largest digital entertainment networking group, reaching more than 50,000 digital professionals weekly via our newsletter and social media. Attendees include Hollywood executives from movie studios, agencies, game companies, and labels, as well as Silicon Beach startup CEOs, VCs, investors, angels, and more.
Virtual Reality Reporter | www.virtualrealityreporter.com
Virtual Reality Reporter is a community virtual reality, augmented reality. VR storytelling, 360 video and immersive technology! VRR serves you VR & AR industry related report, updates, event coverage, reviews, interviews and entertainment news.
CMO Asiawww.cmoasia.org
In 2010, CMO Asia was launched to plug a vacuum in the Marketing community. This is a peer networking body and this effort helps connect all marketers across sectors on a common platform. The vision of this platform is to share the latest stories that have worked across branding & marketing space & provide learning opportunities from the experiences of every marketing professional. This is the need of the hour to be able to thrive for the future. Do visit www.cmoasia.org.
EventBrowse | www.eventbrowse.com
EventBrowse.com aggregates data from multiple sources to create a comprehensive database of relevant business events and conferences in major metropolitan areas in the US. These events are curated into weekly newsletters, providing recommendations for more than 200,000 subscribers. Our online directory and weekly newsletters curate the best events in the most convenient format.
Fusicology | www.fusicology.com
Fusicology.com is a multifaceted website media entity, promoting progressive music culture through event listings and relevant content. Fusicology as a whole provides a national hub reaching trend setting multicultural urbanites. Our site and newsletter specialize in providing relevant information for early adopters that include the musically forward.
IAEL (International Association of Entertainment Lawyers)| www.iael.org
The IAEL was officially founded in 1977 at MIDEM, the main international trade fair of the music business held each January in Cannes. Over the past thirty years, the IAEL has come to fulfil a unique role for lawyers involved in the industry throughout the world. It has expanded enormously in terms of both the numbers of its members and the scope of its activities. Nonetheless, continuity of membership combined with the energy of its officers, past and present, mean that the Association’s style remains distinctly personal.
VR/AR Association | www.thevrara.com
The VR/AR Association also known as the VRARA is an international organization designed to foster collaboration between innovative companies and people in the VR and AR ecosystem that accelerates growth, fosters research and education, help develop industry standards, connects member organizations and promotes the services of member companies. The association connects leading solution providers with brands and customers.
Westside Digital Mix | www.linkedin.com/groups/5182897/profile
Westside Digital Mix is an informal networking group for digital media & entertainment professionals who live or work on the Westside in Los Angeles — from the South Bay to Malibu, West LA to the Pacific Ocean. These monthly ‘curated’ social/business mixers are a great way to catch up with friends, colleagues, and meet new industry insiders.
Women in Games International (WIGI) | getwigi.com
Women in Games International (WIGI), made up of both female and male professionals, works to promote the inclusion and advancement of women in the global games industry.
WIGI promotes diversity in video game development, publishing, media, education and workplaces, based on a fundamental belief that increased equality and camaraderie among genders can make global impacts for superior products, more consumer enjoyment and a stronger gaming industry.
Women In Games International stands as strong advocates for issues crucial to the success of women and men in the games industry, including a better work/life balance, healthy working conditions, increased opportunities for success and resources for career support.
WITI (Women in Technology International) | www.witi.com
Founded in 1989 by Carolyn Leighton, WITI (Women in Technology International) is a leading worldwide authority on women in business and technology. For nearly 30 years, WITI has consistently been a clear voice advocating women’s contributions to the tech industry, inspiring them to pursue STEM careers and actively working with corporate partners to create a culture of equality. To learn more, please visit witi.com and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
eTech Rentals | etechrentals.com
eTech Rentals is a business technology rental company in Southern California that is Reinventing Technology Rentals. Our Experts leverage technology to create an Easy rental. We provide many technologies to include Event Wi-Fi, Gaming and VR Computers, Stunning 4K TV’s and much more. We believe in Exceeding Expectations by delivering Extra every time.

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