E3 Industry Registration Now Open; Industry and Gamer Days, Schedule for Upcoming Announcements Detailed
LOS ANGELES – March 9, 2023 – E3 2023 opens up registration for industry passes today for the return of the iconic game event. E3 returns to its long-time home at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) with a reimagined format from Tuesday, June 13, through Friday, June 16, with E3 Digital Week set to begin Sunday, June 11, 2023.
Working members of the gaming industry can apply for industry passes here. Current IGDA members can have applications expedited by providing their account information in the submission. Active press and content creators may apply for free media and content creator passes here. More than 1,350 members of the media and content creators from around the globe have already applied for access to the event.
Committed to providing an improved show experience for all attendees, ReedPop is revamping E3 with separate Industry and Gamer days along with corresponding expo halls. E3 Industry Days will take place from Tuesday, June 13, to Thursday, June 15, reserved exclusively for registered contributors to video games, press, and content creators, where they will be able to access both West and South halls. E3 Gamer Days will ensue Thursday, June 15, and Friday, June 16, in the South Hall only, with access for the public, industry, and media attendees.
The West Hall, reserved exclusively for Industry Days, was created based on the feedback from game developers, and will debut a number of features to eliminate the cumbersome need of finding space to connect outside of the show halls. These include a select number of meeting rooms available to reserve on-site as well as a full-service bar located at the heart of the show.
Furthering the networking opportunities, GamesIndustry.biz will host exclusive 'Meet the Investors' and 'Meet the Brands' events designed to bring together developers and publishers with merchandise businesses, investors and more.
E3 2023 Digital Week kicks off Sunday, June 11th, and will feature many of the most popular online showcases including PC Gaming Show, Future Games Show, Guerilla Collective, and Black Voices in Gaming. Show organizer ReedPop, the driving force behind some of the world’s biggest gaming and fan events such as PAX, EGX, and Star Wars Celebration, will announce the schedule for publisher and independent press conferences in the coming weeks.
ReedPop is also proud to announce Paragon as the official E3 2023 streaming partner, who provided more than 50 million impressions for the E3 2021 stream. Additionally, premium event experience platform MeetToMatch will serve as E3’s largest partner and sponsor, bringing their expertise to connect professionals and facilitate scheduling meetings and plans for all industry attendees.
“We know it’s been a long wait, and we are proud to share more details about content coming to E3 with plenty more to come,” said ReedPop VP of Gaming Kyle Marsden-Kish. “ReedPop is excited to be bringing back a remastered E3 as the cultural touchstone for the game industry and its fans.”
AAA companies, in addition to indie darlings including, along with tech and hardware firms have already committed to making their return to the LA Convention Center. The full roster of exhibitors will be announced in the leadup to the expo, providing participating companies the opportunity to make their own individual announcements beforehand.
To assist a global press turnout, ReedPop and the ESA partnered with leading public relations agencies around the world including Stride PR (North America, UK, Australia, New Zealand), Laboratorio Comunicazione (Italy), Marchsreiter Communications (Germany, Switzerland, Austria), Best Vision PR (Spain, Portugal, LATAM), Warning Up (France), and Ryu’s Office Inc (Japan, China, Korea) to provide catered media experiences to all.
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E3 is the world’s premier event for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the ESA, the US trade association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies developing and publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the internet. For more information, visit www.e3expo.com or follow E3 on Facebook @E3Expo or Twitter @E3.
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) serves as the voice and advocate for the U.S. video game industry. Its members are the innovators, creators, publishers and business leaders that are reimagining entertainment and transforming how we interact, learn, connect and play. The ESA works to expand and protect the dynamic marketplace for video games through innovative and engaging initiatives that showcase the positive impact of video games on people, culture and the economy. For more information, visit www.theESA.com or follow the ESA on Twitter @theESA.
ReedPop is a boutique group within RX – one of the world’s leading events organizers. Launched in 2006, the group has become the number one producer of pop culture events across the globe as well as a full service digital content provider and media company. Delivering once-in-a-lifetime fan experiences curated specifically for localized audiences, ReedPop currently features events in North America and Europe, including: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), PAX West, East, and Unplugged, Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC), Star Wars Celebration, MCM Comic Con, Eurogamer Expo (EGX), Star Trek Missions and more. In addition to organizing and managing events, ReedPop also runs and operates the Gamer Network and its portfolio of leading gaming websites including Eurogamer, Rock Paper Shotgun and GamesIndustry.Biz. The staff at ReedPop are a fan-based, globally focused group of professionals that are uniquely qualified to build and serve the communities with whom they share a common passion. (www.reedpop.com)
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