BUSAN, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Korea’s biggest game exhibition ‘Global Game Exhibition G-STAR 2015,’ which hosted 633 companies (through 2,636 booths) in the game industry from 35 countries, attracted 209,617 visitors (an increase of 3.7% compared to last year), the highest in the exhibition’s history, again breaking the record.
G-STAR 2015, hosted by Korea Internet & Digital Entertainment Association (referred to as “K-iDEA” below) and co-run by G-STAR Organization Committee and Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency, opened on November 12th 2015 and was held across Busan in all halls of BEXCO and Busan Cinema Center all the way through the 15th for a total of four days.
Celebrating its 11th anniversary this year, the event offered game exhibitions and various spectacles in the total area of 55,300㎡. Through many additional events, experience programs and events, G-STAR 2015 received fervent responses from the game users during the whole event.
Business area was held in the entire area of Exhibition Center 2 in BEXCO, Busan and the trade visitors creating the sales increased by 7.5% compared to 1,781 individuals the previous year. Korean and international trade visitors who visited the event complimented the G-STAR Business area as the best game business place in Asia.
Also, the Game Investment Market designed to support marketing activities of small and mid-sized game developers and start-up companies attracted 15 investment companies and 28 developers for two days and boosted over 120 investment consultations.
The additional event of G-STAR 2015, Global Game Conference received a great deal of compliments from the participants through the various agenda from games to IT. Industry experts and people actively took part in presentations covering the agenda consisting of 17 sessions including 1 keynote, 1 special session, and 15 general sessions.
Also, G-STAR 2015’s vivid scenes and major events were broadcasted by its Global Media Partner, TWITCH, to the global gamers being acclaimed for sharing the industry event widely.
G-STAR 2016 will be held from November 17th to 20th, 2016 in BEXCO, Busan.