With the 2011 Game Developers Conference Europe (GDC Europe) coming to a conclusion on August 17, organizers have tallied the final attendance count. According to GDC Europe organizers, more than 2,100 game professionals representing 57 countries attended the event. Professionals from all areas of the game industry convened throughout the three day conference to discuss trends and new opportunities among their peers. A marquee keynote lineup of notable industry veterans joined 170 European and international speakers, 46 exhibitors, 35 sponsors and more than 300 media representatives.
"GDC Europe highlights the ever-increasing importance of the pan-European game development market and its contributions to the global industry," said Frank Sliwka, GDC Europe Event Director. "From our industry luminary keynote speakers to the Expo Floor to the Business Lounge, GDC Europe has shown that, by examining the gaming development world from a critical level, we can create opportunities for discussion and growth across all niches and provide professionals with tools to develop successful titles."
GDC Europe returns to Cologne, Germany on August 13-15, 2012.