The Games Convention Asia (GCA) 2007 event will witness the signing of the first-ever Memorandum of Intent (MOI) between the national game associations of 12 countries and regions in Asia Pacific. The GCA 2007 event is a massive trade show that covers interactive entertainment, Infotainment, edutainment, hardware and technology.
There will be an expected 200 companies from around the globe converging to display the latest and greatest entertainment technologies.
The 12 countries and regions that are signing the MOI are:
7. New Zealand
The presidents of the national game associations from these countries and regions will be in Singapore to attend the signing ceremony for the Memorandum of Intent. All the 12 countries and regions have thriving games industries at varying states of development. The MOI will seek to promote greater understanding between the various national game associations, and the games industry in each country. It will also pave the way towards closer networking and collaboration between the game associations and the member companies they represent. On the cards are proposed trade missions and partnerships.
In a sure sign that the games industry is getting a boost of confidence from investors, venture capitalists and business angels will be prowling GCA 2007. The GCA Games Convention Asia 2007 has received strong support from Venture Capitalists & Private Equity Associations based in Singapore, as well as the Business Angels Network in South East Asia!
The associations has formally confirmed their support for GCA 2007, and will be inviting their members who are keen in game investment to meet the attending games developers, who hail from all over Asia Pacific.