June 7-8, 2023
The game industry dealmaking event
Business networking
Meeting system
1,500+ attendees
On-site expo
Meet decision makers from
around the world in one place
WN Istanbul‘23 was a hybrid conference that happened on June 7-8, 2023. The event united more than 1,500 game industry influencers in person in Istanbul and online through the WN Hub communication platform.
The main subjects discussed during the conference were investments, game publishing, talent management, game analytics, and web3 gaming. Plus, two networking parties were part of the event.

Why attend
Get access to emerging markets in the MENA region
Istanbul is an essential hub for businesses seeking expansion into the Middle East and North Africa.
Gain a global perspective
Meet industry professionals from different regions, exchange ideas and get insights into the evolving game industry worldwide.
Learn from industry experts
Listen to speakers and take part in exclusive workshops.
Experience Turkish culture and hospitality
Istanbul is known for its rich history and vibrant culture.
Meet our featured speakers!
WN Conference Istanbul'23
WN Dev Contest is a competition that provides developers with the chance to win prizes and gain exposure to industry leaders.
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WN Developers Showcase offers both an on-site and online platform for game developers to exhibit their projects and capture the attention of industry leaders.
Get professional feedback from industry experts and fellow developers to increase your chances of creating an award-winning game
Professional feedback

For Developers
Present your project and gain exposure to influential figures in the game industry
Exposure to industry leaders
Enjoy free access to the conference and use it to get a wealth of educational and networking opportunities
Free access to the conference
WN Parties
Take a look at how it was
WN Hub and meeting system
WN Hub is a communication platform for the game industry that makes business networking available to everyone. Each WN Conference features a unique meeting system, which is an essential part of the WN Hub. Unlock its opportunities with your ticket!
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What people say
  • Amber
    Mihai Pohontu
    "WN Seattle was a wonderful opportunity to learn from industry luminaries and connect with our colleagues. It was a well-organized event from the beginning to the end, and I cannot wait to return to future editions."
  • Google
    Phoena Pang
    "I'm glad to witness the WN conference debut in the US. The whole conference was super organized despite Covid and had a great mixed group of speakers & attendees. Looking forward to seeing more in the States."
  • Joygame & Bogazici Ventures
    Barış Özistek
    "It was the first time such a global scale game conference was held in Istanbul and It was amazing. Top global leaders met at Istanbul, it was above our expectations. Congratulations to WN team for the splendid organization."
  • Pollen VC
    Martin Macmillan
    "The WN team did a great job of hosting WNSeattle - my first in-person gaming conference since January 2020. Despite it being their first event in North America there was a great mix of attendees and high-quality speakers, and curation of interesting panels and presentations. Will definitely be back next year!"
  • Transcend Fund
    Andrew Sheppard
    "The WN conference brings industry insiders from around the world together to discuss key trends in and around gaming. It's a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network and expand your horizons."
  • Global Game Jam & Geogrify
    Kate Edwards
    "WN Seattle is an ideal environment to maximize the ability to network - an event that's not too large and not too small, centered in one of the most robust game developer communities in the world. I appreciated being able to enjoy both high quality content and high quality networking all in one place."
  • Ubisoft
    Alessandro Canossa
    "A lot of effort put into, and generally everybody feel comfortable: it was easy to talk to anyone. Organization is spotless, that's a success!"
  • Newzoo
    Emma McDonald
    "WN is a very well organized and effective conference with a great atmosphere and lots of interesting attendees from the games business. The organizers are a pleasure to work with too."
  • The Games Fund
    Maria Kochmola
    "WN Conference proved to be very productive for us, we had many prospective meetings! Also, we are always happy to contribute to the program."
  • Square Enix Mobile
    Albert Custodio Martinez
    "WN Conference is for sure one of the must attend events in the industry with an excellent organization and location. The mix of good developers and third party companies was fantastic."
  • Ogury
    Romain Escaich
    "That's great to meet people, great to meet app developer, great to meet very serious guys on the market!"
  • Kelly Vero
    Core Game
    "WN events present something different to games and global entertainment. From a gathering of voices and perspectives to learning from the masters: WN events are international, influential and intrinsic to anyone looking for an authority in industry leadership and shared experiences. WN events is my go-to conference and networking platform."
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Marketing & PR
Pavel Ryaykkonen
Julia Lebedeva
Yuliana Baygazova
Antonio Pasalic
Program Director
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