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Casual Connect Asia 2018 is Coming to Shenzhen, China This November

By Febrianto Nur Anwari

It’s time for you to shine through the Indie Prize Asia 2018!


Since 2012, Singapore has been the home for annual Casual Connect Asia that is usually held on May. But for this year, Casual Games Association (CGA) already announced that they will move from Singapore to Shenzhen, China for the Casual Connect Asia 2018.

Organized by CGA with the support of a host partner iDreamSky, Casual Connect is coming to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area China on Nov 12 to 14, 2018. At Casual Connect Asia 2018, you’ll have unlimited access to meet and create connections with games industry professionals like yourself.

Casual Connect Asia 2018

All attendees get access to three days of lectures, official networking parties, and 90 of the world’s best indie games with developers. The venue will also feature a large expo area where you can talk one-on-one with industry-leading companies.

“China is now the world’s biggest game market. Being a co-host of Casual Connect China, our intention is to build the bridge for the international game industry to learn more about Chinese culture and bring in more high-quality content for the Chinese market,” said Michael Chen, CEO of iDreamSky according to the official press release.

Indie Prize is ready to find the best game from the region

Casual Connect Asia 2018

More than 1,500 developers apply to Indie Prize during the year and judges from throughout the games industry select the most promising games to participate at international Indie Prize showcases during Casual Connect conferences. If you have a game, you can submit your game for the international Indie Prize Asia 2018 scholarship program before Sep 10. More details are in the submission form.

Besides that, you can also join industry leaders as an established developer with Developer showcase by registering yourself through this link. Or, you can also support the event as a sponsor with 50% off by visiting this link.

Another opportunity for game publishers and delegation

Casual Connect Asia 2018

For game publishers, you can sign up for a Publishers Pitch and review 40 of the world’s best indie games during three hours pitch on Nov 12. Get more exposure at the expo area with a booth or meeting table with 50% off Gold, Silver or Bronze sponsorship packages.

For the first time this year, CGA has recently launched a new special delegation package. This program will make it simpler for government and non-profit organizations or just a group of up to 10 developers to join Casual Connect with a special rate. You can find more details here.

Edited by Devi

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Febrianto is the Senior Editor of Duniaku.net and the Lead Editor of Gameprime.org. He started his career in game industry as a game journalist since 2008, and was one of the initial members of Duniaku.net since 2011. His biggest interest is local game developer scene. Currently, his mission is to spread the news about Indonesia’s game industry to both local and international game and creative industry’s enthusiast.