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Communicating members are individuals or companies that work within the hobby games industry in a professional capacity. View the sub-types of this membership below ($50/year).

Event Organizer

Companies that organize a small- or large-scale event related to the hobby games industry.

Independent Game Designer, Artist, or Author

An individual or company that works primarily in the creative aspects of the hobby games industry.

Industry Service Providers

Companies that provide a service to other companies and professionals in the industry.

Media or Press Entity

An individual or company that produces content relating to the hobby games industry that is targeted to the end consumer.

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gama expo 2020


GAMA Expo Origins Game Fair Industry Calendar Career Center
Expo is the largest hobby games industry event in the nation. Build your business and new professional relationships across four days.
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Press Entities can apply for a complimentary press badge to the show. See the new releases and explore the Exhibit Hall.
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Discover what other industry events are happening each month and make plans to connect with other members across the world.
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Upload your resume, submit a job listing, or search through opportunities to find your next big venture in the industry.
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Newsletter Committees Facebook Group Website Forums
Receive a digital newsletter on the first of every month highlighting recent news and announcements from the GAMA home office.
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Get involved and make positive change within the association by joining a committee focused on various goals.
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Connect with other members and share your latest announcements and burning questions in a members-only Facebook group.
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Create environments for businesses with similar goals or locals to collaborate through the Groups feature of the website.
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Around the Table Business Services Seminars Webinars
Enjoy a subscription to GAMA’s quarterly magazine, featuring educational articles, game overviews, and industry news.
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Take advantage of a wide variety of business services, organized to provide you with improved rates and benefits as a member.
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Give and attend peer-to-peer seminars at events throughout the year. Share best business practices with the industry.
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Access an archive of webinars given by professionals from all aspects of the industry. Tune in live or watch on-demand.
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The Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is the non-profit trade organization dedicated to serving the hobby games industry. GAMA strengthens and supports all industry professionals by advancing their interests, providing educational programs and opportunities, and promoting our unique form of quality social entertainment. Read More »