CMP Technology Acquires Producer of Conferences, Events for Gaming Professionals (posted 10/13)
CMP Technology has acquired The Game Initiative, a producer of conferences and events targeting game industry professionals, CMP announced today. The deal, effective immediately, will allow CMP to expand its offerings to the burgeoning game development community in the areas of online game development, casual games, and other topics served by The Game Initiative. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Game Initiative’s premier event, the Austin Game Conference, took place September 6-8, with 2,400 attendees and 150 vendors, featuring well-know speakers including Michael Dell, Jon Landau and Rob Pardo. The CMP Game Group looks to build on the success of the AGC, by leveraging its conference management experience, marketing resources, and exhibitor support from the industry-defining GDC, CMP said in a statement.