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LA Games Conference is a high-end favorite among game, media, and investment leaders for the high energy, focused environment for networking, meetings, and deal-making. The event is a local, targeted gathering of 350+ executives in the digital and gaming space. Back by popular demand is XR @ LA Games Conference: Take a deep dive into immersive tech and experiences. 2020 topics include XR, Esports, Global Markets, Hollywood & Games, and more.



Each year, the most influential decision-makers in the gaming industry gather at Digital Media Wire’s annual LA Games Conference to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of games and connected entertainment. The 16th annual LA Games Conference will be held on May 20th at the iconic W Hollywood Hotel. 



LA Games Conference features 3 tracks with fireside chats, roundtables, panels, and presentations on digital game investment, creation, distribution, marketing, and monetization. The event brings together many of the elite in the industry for top sessions and power networking. 


Please note

We are monitoring the current health situation facing many events. LA Games Conference is a local, targeted, intimate gathering of 350+ executives in the digital and gaming space. We are planning to move forward with the conference on May 20 with a possibility of having an online only event.  Attendee health is our main priority, and we’re taking measures to ensure that LAGC is a safe and productive experience for you and all participants. Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns.


Past Speakers Included:

Ann Hand

CEO and Chairman,
Super League Gaming

Barry Cottle

CEO, Scientific Games Interactive
(formerly Chief Revenue Officer, Zynga)

Ben Feder

President, International Partnerships (North America), Tencent Games

Bernard Kim

President of Publishing,

Bonnka Lim

VP of Content Marketing & Partnerships,
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Chris DeWolfe

CEO and Co-Founder,
Jam City

Chris Heatherly

Former EVP Games and Digital Platforms,

Chris Hopper

Head of Esports for North America,
Riot Games

Chrissie Scelsi

U.S. General Counsel,

Craig Donato

Chief Business Officer,

Dan Murray

Skybound Games

Dane Smith

The Third Floor

David Perry

CEO & Co-Founder,
(formerly CEO, Gaikai, Acquired by Sony)

David Roberts

SVP, GM PopCap, Electronic Arts
(formerly CEO, PopCap Games- Acquired by EA)

Frank Gibeau

CEO, Zynga
(formerly President, EA Labels, Electronic Arts)

Glenn Walcott

President - Double Down Interactive (acquired by IGT)

Jake Zim

SVP, Virtual Reality,
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Jeonghee Jin

Pearl Abyss America

Joanna Popper

Global Lead, Virtual Reality Location Based Entertainment,

John Pleasants

CEO, Brava Home Inc.
(formerly CEO, Playdom- acquired by Disney)

Jon Goldman

Managing Partner, Skybound;
Venture Partner, Greycroft

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder,
Disruptor Beam

Jonathan Anastas

CMO, ONE Championship and ONE Esports

Josh Swartz

Chief Operating Officer,
Popdog, Inc.

Josh Yguado

President and Co-Founder,
Jam City

Kent Wakeford

Co-Founder & Vice Chairman,

Kristian Segerstrale

CEO, Super Evil Megacorp
(formerly Supercell Investor/Past Board Member; Playfish (now EA) & Glu Mobile Co-Founder)

Lars Buttler

Co-Founder & CEO, AI Foundation
(formerly CEO, Trion Worlds)

Lisa Anderson

SVP, Studio Operations,
Jam City

Lydia Bottegoni

Senior Vice President of Story and Franchise Development,
Blizzard Entertainment

Mikko Setala

EVP, Rovio Entertainment Ltd. (formerly President - Rovio Animation Company)

Min Kim

Co-Founder, Bonfire Studios
(formerly CEO, Nexon America)

Mitch Lasky

General Partner, Benchmark Capital (and former CEO, JAMDAT, acquired by EA)

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder,

Nicole Pike

Managing Director,
Nielsen Esports

Owen Mahoney


Randy Shaffer

Senior Sales Director U.S.- Xbox, Verizon Media
(formerly West & Central Region Sales Director, Xbox Advertising - Microsoft)

Richard Marks

Research Fellow,
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Rick Phillips

Publishing and Licensing,
FoxNext Games

Rishi Chadha

Head of Gaming,

Rob Pardo

Design and Operations, Bonfire Studios
(formerly Game Designer/Former CCO - Blizzard Entertainment)

Sarah Fuchs

Vice President & General Manager,
Glu Mobile

Ted Schilowitz

Paramount Pictures

Yvette Martinez-Rea

Chief Executive Officer,
ESL North America


Early Bird Registration
449.00 USD

Includes access to ALL Speaker Sessions–including Breakouts & Keynotes, plus access to the Official Cocktail Party

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1 Pass + Exhibit Table
1,000.00 USD


1- Conference pass with Access to All Speaker Sessions
(Including Breakouts and Keynotes)

1- 6’x30″ Exhibit Table

Access to the Official Cocktail Party

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VIP Early Bird
899.00 USD

Includes access to ALL Speaker Sessions–including Breakouts & Keynotes,  VIP lunch, VIP dinner, plus access to the Official Cocktail Party

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2019 Sponsors and Supporting Partners


W Hollywood Hotel
6250 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028