When I first laid eyes on the Paris Expo Centre, the home of Game Connection Europe 2014, I couldn't help but feel a little overawed.
The venue, much like the show itself, was enormous, and from the first minute to the last the conference hall and the surrounding area was a hub of activity.
The industry was in its element, but juggling all of those meetings, talks, and copious amounts of networking is demanding, so we wouldn't judge you for accidentally letting some of the more important moments slip by.
After all, that's why we're here: to make sure you don't miss out on the lessons that matter.
So, for those of you who decided to sacrifice a talk in the name of a lie in; for those of you who had to choose between seeing that special speaker and closing a deal; and for those of you who simply spent too much time sampling the fine food on offer and exploring the city: here's the five most important things we learned at Game Connection 2014.
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