November 20, 2018
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Join us for the largest lineup of speakers in the games industry to come to Southern California

Casual Connect USA 2018 is just a few weeks away – this time taking up residency at the Disneyland® Hotel in Anaheim, California.

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The largest gathering of speakers in the games industry to hit Southern California takes place January 16-18. The event is be host to over 200 speakers, while bringing together 2,000 professionals, 100 exhibitors and sponsors, and 60 Indie Prize Showcase teams.


The conference jam-packed, with 15 tracks of workshops, lectures, panels, and 1-on-1 mentoring spread across six session halls and three days.

There will also be special tracks put on in conjunction with Casual Connect USA 2018 partners.

  • Industry & Leadership
  • Market Navigation
  • The Business of Games
  • Design & Development
  • Emerging Technologies in VR & AR
  • Esports
  • Kids and Family
  • Audio
  • Licensing
  • Casino
  • LiveOps Connect
  • United in Diversity

Developers: Use the discount code CCM2Dev for 30% off!


Some of the companies presenting at Casual Connect USA at Disneyland Hotel, Jan 16 – 18


If it’s the latest in innovation or new partnerships you’re looking for, Casual Connect USA 2018’s exhibition area has you covered. Sixty Indie Prize teams, cultivated from hundreds of entries, will showcase the latest in independent game design and innovation on the showroom floor and compete for great prizes and Indie Prize’s iconic crystal trophies at the 21st Indie Prize Awards on January 18.

Meanwhile, there will be plenty of exhibitors who can help budding and established game developers alike take their games and businesses to the next level – as well as exhibitors looking to recruit new talent into their own ranks.


Alongside the conference itself, Casual Connect USA 2018 will also host three major networking parties. The fun will kick off with the Badge Pickup Party at the Disneyland® Hotel on January 15, the day before the conference begins. On January 16 attendees can get their game on at the ESPN Zone and on January 17 attendees can enjoy a fiesta-style celebration at Tortilla Jo’s. All the parties are located very close to the conference venue and partnered hotel – making it easy to come to and from everything and make it to the conference the next day well-rested.

In addition to its networking parties, Casual Connect USA 2018 also includes exclusive and unlimited use of its Pitch & Match meeting system which attendees can use to search for and connect with each other based on their needs and interests.


All in all, Casual Connect USA 2018 is shaping up to be an event filled with educational insights, networking, new friendships, and much more. In addition to enjoying all these things, Casual Connect USA 2018 attendees will also get access to substantial discounts on the Disneyland® Hotel and Disney’s Paradise Pier® Hotel – as well as discounts on Disneyland® Resort Theme Park tickets.

Those interested in learning more about the event should head over to the official CasualConnect USA 2018 website at

[This is an unedited press release made available courtesy of Tips 4 Gamers and its partnership with noteworthy game PR-related resource Games Press. This press release is from Casual Games Association.]

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