Would your brand risk not being visible?
According to Newzoo’s report for the first quarter of 2017, the Turkish gaming industry, which has reached a market size of $ 773.9 million, reveals how accurate a message it is that Google shows GDC in 2015 as “one of the fastest growing gaming markets” (In 2015, the market size of Turkey was $ 464 million).
This rapid growth led to an increase in investments by giant global brands in Turkey. Gaming Istanbul, the gateway to Turkey’s game industry, Games such as Horizon Zero Dawn, For Honor, Smite Tactics met for the first time in Turkey before moving on to the market. Blizzard Entertainment and Tencent Games, one of the biggest gaming companies in the world, took action in Gaming Istanbul for the first time in Turkey.
While the giant brands of the world have turned their attention to Gaming Istanbul, significant progress has been made towards the development of the Turkish gaming industry. While Oldmoustache Game works’ highly anticipated game No70: The launch of Eye of Basir was in the GIST 2017, a full 30 independent game developers had the opportunity to visit and professionally meet their games free of charge.
Turkey; With its young population and geographical advantage, it is the center of interest in Eastern European, Middle Eastern and Asian game markets. And in the midst of all this, Gaming Istanbul connects Turkey and the world. GIST has reached 82,417 visitors in 2017, with more than 100,000 visitors expected on GIST 2018 between 01 – 04 February 2018.
So, how will GIST contribute to you and your brand?
GIST will be bridging the European and Asian markets for four days each year.
GIST shall ensure visibility of your brand and product at a value of 100 000 visitors during four days.
You will be able to meet your target audience and give the following message to your future users: “we are here too”.
You will be able to meet the sector professionals and seek future business opportunities.
You will be able to join GİST developers and designers conference leading the global games sector for three years.
Thanks to the GIST career events, you will be able to meet your future team-members.