E3, scheduled to take place June 14-16, 2016, is the world’s premiere trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies, publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet.

For more information, please visit www.E3Expo.com or www.theESA.com.



Located in Los Angeles, California, Anime Expo®, North America’s largest anime and manga convention, serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests of the general public and animation industry. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of both anime and manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business. AX 2015 will be held July 2-5, 2015, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. More information can be found at www.anime-expo.org.


MacIT®, scheduled to take place July 14-16, 2015, in San Francisco, is the world’s premiere event for “Deploying Apple in the Enterprise.” Learn how Fortune 1000, Global 50, and Higher Education and Governmental organizations are addressing the emerging issues of putting iOS and Mac OS tools to work. Get ahead of emerging “Consumerization of IT” trends, solve your organization’s problems today and position your IT group for the challenges of tomorrow.

For more information visit www.macitconf.com.


Game Marketing Summit

The Game Marketing Summit and Awards is a must-attend annual event for marketing professionals focused on the issues, trends and emerging opportunities crucial to success in the video gaming space.  Formerly known as MI6, the Game Marketing Summit is a full-day event that brings together the leading industry marketing and brand executives for discussion, deliberation, debate and celebration around the issues, opportunities and successes in the interactive entertainment industry.  The day culminates with the Game Marketing Awards Show where the top creative work produced by and for the video game marketing community is showcased and honored.

Digital Entertainment World

Digital Entertainment World, a unique event focused on monetizing digital content,  is the must attend B2B event and marketplace for global media and technology executives who want to evaluate the digital media landscape. Digital Entertainment World is the best and only place to connect with content creators and owners, enabling technology providers, digital distributors and device manufacturers to create the infrastructure and technology partnerships necessary to monetize digital content. This three-day event brings together leading industry executives from games, music, video, and publishing to discuss, deliberate, debate and celebrate the issues, opportunities and successes driving the digital entertainment industry.

For more information, please visit www.dewexpo.com



BlogHer Annual is a three-day conference being held July 16-18, 2015 and includes interactive panels, keynotes, and sponsor networking.  The audience comprised of bloggers, writers, authors and photographers from every blogging topic.

For more information, please visit http://www.blogher.com/conferences



The world’s largest event for food bloggers.  BlogHer Food is a two-day conference including interactive panels, keynotes, and sponsor networking.  The audience comprised of top food and lifestyle bloggers, writers, authors and photographers

For more information, please visit http://www.blogher.com/conferences



KCON (kconusa.com) is the largest North American convention dedicated to ‘All Things Hallyu’ and includes celebrity panels, autograph sessions, contests, fan workshops, amazing food and two star-studded K-Pop concerts. The convention launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans attending and has more than doubled annually since to over 40,000 fans. KCON is now established in Los Angeles as the annual flagship event for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, providing the largest forum for fans to directly connect with each other as well as artists and professionals from the Korean entertainment industry in person. KCON is expanding to three days in 2015 — July 31 to August  2 — and will include performances at L.A. LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles, with some of the world’s biggest stars performing at the Staples Center. The KCON expansion also includes a first-time east coast event, being held in New York August 8.


Retail Reinvention

R2 | Retail Reinvention 2015 (r2summit.com), produced  by IDG World Expo and PYMNTS.com, will debut August 3-5, 2015, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The 2-day program is the first to connect leading retailers, merchants, financial institutions, innovators, investors, analysts and disruptors across the entire retail, payments and commerce ecosystem. The goal is to provide a content rich experience that will allow these stakeholders to build the partnerships necessary to navigate the current wave of tech disruption and chart the future of retail technology.