From Google to Netflix, get a sneak peek at the incredible speakers of Pocket Gamer Connects Toronto and their companies

Find out some of the fantastic names we have lined up to speak at our Toronto conference this July 6-7

From Google to Netflix, get a sneak peek at the incredible speakers of Pocket Gamer Connects Toronto and their companies

What exactly makes PG Connects conferences so high-value? It might be the countless networking opportunities, the top-tier matchmaking events, diverse topic tracks… we could go on all day. Buuut we couldn’t do it without the fabulous speakers that take each and every single conference we have to the next level with their brilliant insights and unparalleled wisdom, and today, we’re shining a light on some of the ones joining us in Toronto this summer.

On July 6-7, over 750 game professionals from all over the world will be joining us in this dynamic, diverse new city to enjoy the same conference experience you know and love in an all-new setting with novel opportunities. As aforementioned, we’re also welcoming over 150 industry thought leaders from top industry brands to share their insights and expertise with us. It’s going to be an exceptional networking event that you can’t afford to miss out on.

Today, we’re sharing with you the very first wave of speakers that you can look forward to seeing at the conference come July. These fantastic speakers all come from top-echelon companies in their own right, and if you’re looking to hear from and connect with representatives from brands such as Google, Electronic Arts or Netflix, you won’t want to miss out. Keep on reading to see who you can expect to see in Toronto this summer.

Meet (some of) our amazing PGC Toronto speakers

Drum roll, please… meet the first wave of speakers you’ll be hearing from at our Toronto conference this July!

  • Elena Doty, Software Engineer at Google Firebase
  • Franci Dimitrovska, Assc. Content Manager, Game Writer at Electronic Arts
  • Adam Starcaster, CEO of Starcaster Games
  • Jean-Philippe Steinmetz, Co-founder & CEO of AcceleratXR
  • Margaret McClure, Executive Producer at Netflix Games
  • John Eberhardt, Lead Producer at Wizards of the Coast
  • Kenshi Arasaki, Founder & CEO of A Thinking Ape
  • Jim Ying, Managing Director of CVCapital
  • Kevin Lawson, Founder & CEO of Purple Penguin
  • Carolyn Wang, Marketing Manager at ForeVR Games

This is just a glimpse at the stellar speaker line-up that we have waiting for you at our Toronto conference. Stay tuned for a glimpse at what each of these speakers will deliver an expert session on and to see who else will be speaking at our unmissable conference this July.

Book your tickets today
There is no time to waste! You don’t want to miss out on hearing from and connecting with all these incredible speakers and more, do you? Our Early Bird offer is still available, so make the most of it and save up to $350 CAD when you book your ticket today. Head on over to our website and secure your seat at our Toronto conference today at the best possible price you can get.

Special accommodation discount in Toronto
We understand the hassle that booking your conference accommodation can cause, especially when it’s in a city you’re unfamiliar with. In order to make your accommodation booking and stay go as smoothly as possible, we have partnered with the fantastic Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel to grant our attendees an unparalleled hotel deal in Toronto (the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel also happens to be our conference venue!). Don’t miss out on the incredible rates you can get if you book using this deal. You won’t have to worry about finding a safe and secure hotel that will have the conference going on just floors below. Book your accommodation through this link as soon as you can before our delegates book it out.

Want to get involved?
We’re still on the lookout for top-tier talent to speak at our conference! There is no better place than Pocket Gamer Connects events to share your wealth of knowledge with the games community at large, and we would like to extend the invitation for renowned producers, developers, executives and leaders in the space to lead a session on a topic they’re passionate about and have expertise in at our upcoming Toronto show. If you think you might be a fit and this sounds like something you’d love to do at our Toronto conference, complete our speaker submission form or get in touch with direct to discuss further!

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