On October 10, Korea Internet & Digital Entertainment Association (Chairman, Kyung-pil Nam, hereinafter “K-iDEA”) made an announcement on the interim status of participation in G-STAR 2014. Scale of participation by the business enterprises in G-STAR 2014, application for which was closed on 26th of September, grew to 2,558 booths showing an increase of 13%.
G-STAR Public Zone has provided the space for exhibition in the area of 26,000㎡ which is the same size as the previous year. Especially, the event of this year will feature the largest scale ever with the large-sized companies participating both domestic and overseas.
Domestic companies such as NC SOFT, NEXON KOREA CORPORATION, HUNGRY Apps, SMILE GATE, ACTOZ SOFT, XLGAMES are participating in the Public Zone with large-sized new games and companies from overseas such as SCEK, UNITY have all confirmed their participation, which will show the largest number of booths opening ever.
In the meantime, G-STAR 2014 Business Zone will be held by accommodating 1,163 booths, an increase of 137 over 1,026 booths in 2013 and by utilizing the entire area of BEXCO Exhibition Hall 2 (approx.. 19,872㎡).
Korean firms participating in the Business Zone include such major game companies as NEXON, NEOWIZ GAMES, NHN ENTERTAINMENT, INCROSS Co., Ltd, NAVER Corporation, GAMEVIL and COM2US, all of whom have confirmed their participation and overseas companies such as SEGA PUBLISHING KOREA, TENCENT GAMES, BEIJING KUNLUN TECH, UNITY, COG Publish Limited, Innova Co. S.a r.l completed their applications for the booths early. Especially the event of this year will feature greatly expanded national booths including those from England, Taiwan, Spain, Canada and Austria, demonstrating that G-STAR has established itself as the largest game business mecca in Asia.
Trade Visitor Pre-registration to Open from October 20
Pre-registration for Trade Visitor will open on October 20. Those who wish to participate in G-STAR 2014 may register through G-STAR homepage (www.gstar.or.kr) and those Trade Visitors who are pre-registered may arrange meeting schedules with the Exhibitors in advance through the Business matching service provided by the sponsor of the event.