GDC Exhibit & Meeting Room Opportunities

GDC 2015
March 2-6, 2015
Expo Dates: March 4-6
Moscone Convention Center
San Francisco, CA

The Game Developers Conference is the most prestigious event in the world for professional game developers. Whether you are looking to show new products, make new business contacts, or recruit new team members, the GDC Expo Floor puts you face-to-face with the industry's top talent.

GDC Attendee Stats*:

  • Over 23,000 attendees
  • Have an average of 6 years of game development experience
  • Have worked on an average of 8 game titles
  • Spend an average of 4.8 hours on the Expo Floor

*GDC Onsite Attendee Survey by Audience Insights

Exhibit & Meeting Room Opportunities

Expo Booths
Reach decision makers and developers at top companies in the game industry
Business Center
Private meeting room space, business suites, and a Business Lounge

Expo Floor Booth Rates & Sizes


Rate Deadlines

Early Bird
3/21/14 - 1/5/15

Post Early Bird
1/6/15 - 3/1/15

 
Cost Per Sq Ft
$70
$76
 


Exhibit Space Rental Fee:

10' x 10' - $7,000 20' x 30' - $42,000 30' x 50' - $105,000
10' x 20' - $14,000 30' x 30' - $63,000 40' x 50' - $140,000
10' x 30' - $21,000 20' x 50' - $70,000 50' x 50' - $175,000
20' x 20' - $28,800 30' x 40' - $84,000 50' x 60' - $210,000

*Access to GDC Business Matchmaking allowing you to request and receive meetings with GDC attendees and exhibitors for lead generation and business partnerships.

**One (1) custom badge on GDC Mobile App with purchase of 30x30 booth or larger


See Exhibitor Pass Grid below for details on passes and discounts that come with your booth size.


Exhibitor Pass Grid

Booth Size (sq. ft.)
Expo Passes
Exhibitor Staff Passes
25% Off Conference Passes
Single Session Passes
100
10
10
5
0
200
35
20
10
5
300
35
30
10
5
400
35
40
10
5
600
35
60
10
5
800
35
60
10
5
900+
60
60
15
15

 

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Turnkey Booth 10'x10'


Rate Deadlines

Early Bird
3/21/14 - 1/5/15

Post Early Bird
1/6/15 - 3/1/15

 
10x10 Turnkey Package
$10,000
$10,600
 


GDC offers cost-effective booth packages that provide exhibitors with all the necessities needed for a successful expo presence.

Includes:

  • 10 x 10 Booth Space
    • Black Drape
    • Black Side Rail
    • Installation
  • Standard ID Sign (Text Only)
  • Carpet (Black)
  • One (1) 6' Skirted Table (Black Drape)
  • Two (2) Standard Side Chairs
  • Electricity - one (1) 5 AMP/500 Watt Electrical Drop
  • One (1) Wastebasket
  • One (1) Freestanding Pub Bin/ Literature Rack
  • Overnight security on the Expo Floor
  • Access to GDC Business Matchmaking allows you to request and receive meetings with GDC attendees and exhibitors for lead generation and business partnerships
  • See Exhibitor Pass Grid for details on passes and discounts that come with your booth size

*Sponsor is responsible for the cost of any requested upgrades or additional items not included in package.


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Turnkey Booth 10'x20'


Rate Deadlines

Early Bird
3/21/14 - 1/5/15

Post Early Bird
1/6/15 - 3/1/15

 
10x20 Turnkey Package
$17,700
$18,900
 


GDC offers cost-effective booth packages that provide exhibitors with all the necessities needed for a successful expo presence.

Includes:

  • 10 x 20 Booth Space
    • Black Drape
    • Black Side Rail
    • Installation
  • Standard ID Sign (Text Only)
  • Carpet (Black)
  • One (1) 6' Skirted Table (Black Drape)
  • Four (4) Standard Side Chairs
  • Choice of Sofa OR additional 6' Skirted Table & (2) additional Standard Side Chairs
  • Electricity one (1) 10 AMP/1000 Watt Electrical Drop
  • One (1) Wastebasket
  • One (1) Freestanding Pub Bin/ Literature Rack
  • Overnight security on the Expo Floor
  • Access to GDC Business Matchmaking allows you to request and receive meetings with GDC attendees and exhibitors for lead generation and business partnerships
  • See Exhibitor Pass Grid for details on passes and discounts that come with your booth size

*Sponsor is responsible for the cost of any requested upgrades or additional items not included in package.



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Turnkey Booth 20'x20'


Rate Deadlines

Early Bird
3/21/14 - 1/5/15

Post Early Bird
1/6/15 - 3/1/15

 
20x20 Turnkey Package
$38,400
$40,800
 


GDC offers cost-effective booth packages that provide exhibitors with all the necessities needed for a successful expo presence.

Includes:

  • 20 x 20 Booth Space
  • GEM Walls (Black)
  • Five (5) Headers (Text Only)
  • Carpet (Black)
  • One (1) 6' Skirted Table (Black Drape)
  • Two (2) Standard Side Chairs
  • One (1) One 1000-watt electrical drop
  • One (1) 10 x 10 GEM Room (Black)
  • One (1) Starbase Round Table
  • Four (4) Standard Side Chairs
  • One (1) Wastebasket
  • Overnight security on the Expo Floor
  • Access to GDC Business Matchmaking allows you to request and receive meetings with GDC attendees and exhibitors for lead generation and business partnerships
  • See Exhibitor Pass Grid for details on passes and discounts that come with your booth size

*No additions or changes can occur to the structure of this 20 x 20 Turnkey booth. If changes are needed, the Exhibitor must contact GES E & D to design their custom booth and incur all costs of the booth build-out. Custom graphics can also be ordered directly through GES.


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Business Center Suites (20x20 minimum)


Rate Deadlines

Early Bird
3/21/14 - 1/5/15

Post Early Bird
1/6/15 - 3/1/15

 
Rate Per Sq Ft
$66
$72
 


Gain flexibility and privacy at GDC. Hold private meetings, demo your company's latest tech to an exclusive audience, and host networking events and receptions--all in the privacy of your own Business Suite.

Location: Business Center, North Hall
Hours: Wednesday-Thursday March 4-5: 10am - 6pm
Friday, March 6: 10am - 3pm
  • Requires build-out at additional costs. Soundproof walls are available. Must use GES only.
  • Exhibitor can choose to have up to 20% of their expo suite open (for use of lounge, demo, reg area).
  • Business Suites come with passes based on size. See Expo Pass Grid above for details.
  • Access to GDC Business Matchmaking allows you to request and receive meetings with GDC attendees and exhibitors for lead generation and business partnerships

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Business Center Meeting Rooms


Rate Deadlines

Early Bird
3/21/14 - 1/5/15

Post Early Bird
1/6/15 - 3/1/15

 
10x20 BMR
$10,600
$10,800
 
10x10 BMR
$9,400
$9,600
 


Hold private meetings, demo your company's latest tech or just escape from the madness. Business Center meeting rooms come pre-built, furnished and include a lockable door.

Location: Business Center, North Hall
Hours: Wednesday-Thursday March 4-5: 10am - 6pm
Friday, March 6: 10am - 3pm

Includes:
  • Both include black gem walls, lockable door, one starbase table and four chairs, trash can, small ID sign next to door.
  • 5 amp electricity included
  • Black carpet included
  • Business Meeting Rooms come with passes based on size. See Expo Pass Grid above for details.
  • Access to GDC Business Matchmaking allows you to request and receive meetings with GDC attendees and exhibitors for lead generation and business partnerships

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NDA Room Option

Private rooms located in Moscone, perfect for business meetings and/or product demos. The rooms can be rented just for the day, or across all 5 days of the conference.

Rate Deadlines

1 Full Day

3 Full Days

5 Full Days

 
$3,700
$9,700
$12,200
 
*Room assignments are based upon availability. Hours are 8am-7pm daily.

Rooms include:

  • Tables and Chairs (room will be set up with round table)
  • One 22x28 sign outside the room with sponsor logo
    • Client will need to order internet and anything else additional.

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For more information, fill out a Request for Proposal Form.