The Casual Games Association, an international trade organization
for the video games industry, will be hosting the ninth annual Casual Connect Eastern Europe in
Belgrade, Serbia on November 10 – 12, 2014.
“Eastern Europe is a hotspot for game development, and we are excited to be heading to the energetic
city of Belgrade,” says Jessica Tams, Managing Director of Casual Games Association.
Casual Connect is a professional conference created to support the mass market game community by
gathering the top developers, publishers, distributors and others involved in related industries for
networking opportunities and lectures created by a board of industry members. Lectures cover an array of
topics, including development, emerging trends and the future of the industry across various platforms.
Along with lectures, attendees can also look forward to the Indie Prize Showcase and the IDEA
Showcase. The Indie Prize Showcase is a place for qualified indie development teams to showcase their
games at Casual Connect Eastern Europe. Participants are able to learn and network with other indie
developers, as well as compete for a number of awards. More information can be found at
The International Design, Entertain, and Amaze (IDEA) Showcase is an opportunity for established
developers looking for international partners for publishing, user acquisition, game performance
monitoring and logistical support. Participants from many different countries come together to present
their newest projects during the conference. More information can be found at
Meet with over 900 other games professionals at the Crowne Plaza Belgrade in Belgrade on November
10 – 12, 2014.
Launched in 2005, Casual Connect is hosted by the Casual Games Association, bringing together the
most talented and knowledgeable experts in the video gaming field to further the industry with the best
learning and networking opportunities for casual games professionals. In addition to Casual Connect
Eastern Europe 2014, the CGA will host Casual Connect Asia, Singapore on May 20 – 22, 2014, Casual
Connect USA, San Francisco in July 22 – 24, 2014, and Casual Connect Europe, Amsterdam on
February 4 – 6, 2015. For more information, visit http://casualconnect.org/.