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Game Wave Festival 2021

The Game Wave festival 2021 is organized by the Latvian Technological Center

  • Intellectual property
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  • Latvia

Practical information



Game Wave Festival 2021

In occasion of the Game Wave Festival, which will take place in Jūrmala, Latvia, the China IP SME Helpdesk and the South-east Asia IP SME Helpdesk will provide a training on IP protection for the game industry in China and South-east Asia. The  IP expert who will run the training will be Mr. Elio de Tullio.

A representative of the Helpdesks will also attend the event and meet entrepreneurs during the B2B meetings.

Who is attending:

  • Enthusiasts and interested parties - do not work in the games industry, but wish to know more and have fun? Attend the beginner level talks in the conference, learn of new technologies and games in the expo, see games made in real time during a 48 hour game jam and explore the biggest resort city on the shores of the Baltic Sea - Jūrmala.
  • Students - boost your knowledge and contacts, perhaps even pave the way for your career in the games industry, test your abilities by attending the game jam.
  • Game developers - learn, exchange knowledge and get inspired in the conference and expo, challenge yourself in the game jam and gain new business and partnership opportunities in the B2B matching and job market.
  • Game and technology enterprises - take part in the expo, job market and B2B matching, find partners and employees, discuss new technology, innovative solutions and trends, discover new products and services.

Main features

  • Conference - 3 days, 2 simultaneous tracks featuring games industry, XR and board games professionals;
  • Game jam -  48 hours to create your game during the event, industry veterans will be encouraged to work with novices and checkpoints, and results presented on the main stage;
  • Expo - an exposition of games, game technologies and art installations, boosted by exciting workshops;
  • Business to business meetings - 3 day intense B2B matching to find your perfect games industry employer, employees, product, service, partners supplemented with..
  • Job market - see what positions are available or showcase your own company and it's available positions;
  • Afterparty - catch up with speakers, organizers and attendants to cement your business deal, exchange ideas, and knowledge, and spend the evening with excitement.