Newly Founded Think Services Game Group Germany To Organize Game Developers Conference Europe

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Newly Founded Think Services Game Group Germany to Organize Game Developers

Conference Europe


BERLIN, Mar. 13 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    Frank Sliwka to Lead the New Berlin-based Team in the Production of both

                      GDC Europe and the eSports Conference


    The Think Services Game Group has expanded to Berlin, Germany with the

founding of the Think Services Game Group Germany GmbH. This new addition

will expand the successful work of the San Francisco headquartered Think

Services Game Group to Germany and Europe. Core projects of the new German

Think Services Game Group include the Game Developers Conference(R) Europe

(GDC Europe) and the International eSports Conference. Previously, both

projects were organized by Global Games Media Ltd which was acquired by the

Think Services Game Group in December of 2008. The Think Services Game Group

Germany office and center of operations will be based in Berlin, Germany.


    The Think Services Game Group Germany will be led by Frank Sliwka, Vice

President European Business Development of the Think Services Game Group.

Sliwka will also serve as conference director for GDC Europe and the

International eSports Conference. Together with Carsten Kohlenbeck, who also

worked with Frank Sliwka at Global Games Media, the Think Services Game Group

Germany will work with a team of international industry experts from San

Francisco, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Cologne to drive business growth. One of

the major partners of the Think Services Game Group Germany includes

Koelnmesse, one of Germany's biggest exhibition companies based in Cologne.


    "This new opportunity is both exciting and challenging", said Frank

Sliwka, Vice President European Business Development of the Think Services

Game Group. "With this great team, I am confident that our upcoming projects

such as GDC Europe will be a great success. We are enthusiastic to expand the

Think Services Game Group brand and services to Europe".


    GDC Europe will take place from August 17-19, 2009 at the Cologne

Congress East Center in Cologne, Germany. With an expected 1,500 attendees

from 48 countries, GDC Europe will be Europe's most important game developers



    Address for the Think Services Game Group Germany:

    Think Services Game Group Germany GmbH

    Kaiser-Wilhelm-Strasse 30

    12247 Berlin, Deutschland


    About the Think Services Game Group

    A core provider of essential information to the professional game

industry, the Think Services Game Group offers market-defining content, and

drives community through its award winning lineup of print, online, event and

research products and services. These include Game Developer Magazine, Game

Developer Research, the Webby Award-winning Gamasutra.com,

GameCareerGuide.com, WorldsInMotion.biz, GameSetWatch.com, GamesOnDeck.com,

SeriousGamesSource.com, the Game Developers Conference(R), the Game

Developers Conference(R) Austin, the Game Developers Conference(R) Europe,

the Game Developers Conference(R) China, GDC Mobile, the Game Career

Seminars, the Independent Games Festival and Summit, and the Game Developers

Choice Awards. To learn more, visit www.tsgamegroup.com


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    About Think Services, a division of United Business Media

    Think Services connects specialized communities worldwide using

educational events, consulting, training, certification, membership, and

innovative media. Providing comprehensive opportunities for people to learn

from, network with, and inspire each other, Think Services builds strong

brands and works within communities to foster a unique affinity with its

products and services. The division's flagship products include the Game

Developers Conference, the Webby Award-winning Gamasutra.com, Game Developer

magazine, the International Customer Management Institute (ICMI), and HDI.

Think Services is a subsidiary of United Business Media

(http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com/), a global media and

marketing services company with a market capitalization of more than $1.6

billion. To learn more, visit www.think-services.com.


SOURCE:  Think Services Game Group


    CONTACT: Europe

             Simon Wondracek

             sw@fragster.de


             or Gerriet Ohls

             go@fragster.de

             +49 (0)251 7481123


             both for Think Services Game Group


             or GDC EUROPE

             Frank Sliwka

             Vice President European Business Development of Think Services

             Game Group

             +49 (0)171 1288898

             fsliwka@think-services.com




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