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In an effort to support collaboration and connection between all member types, GAMA hosts several events where members have the opportunity to give seminars and presentations to their peers. To get involved in any of the events listed below, please contact Education Manager Melissa Jacobs.


The first two days of the GAMA Expo programming are full of peer-to-peer seminars and premier presentations given by all types of members. Members chosen to speak at the show are given one complimentary hotel night for each unique seminar they present. Seminar applications are accepted until the designated deadline.

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On the first day of Origins Game Fair, members are invited to attend Trade Day seminars given by retailers, publishers, and distributors.

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At the ESSENtial Retailer Summit, participating Publisher members will have dedicated speaking time directly with retailers, held in Essen, Germany during the Internationale Spieltage. Retailers are asked to RSVP in advance as space is limited.

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New webinars are recorded on a monthly basis and are complimentary for membership to view on-demand. There are always opportunities for new presenters and new topics!


258 E. Campus View Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43235

614. 255. 4500

614. 255. 4499


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 »