VIIIth Gaming and Interactive Entertainment International Fair: Gamelab Barcelona 0’12

Few days left for the return Barcelona’s GameLab, the biggest gaming Convention in southern europe, which regroup all the specialists around the news & tendencies of the gaming industry, such as mobile phones and touchscreen gaming.
This height´s edition will start on wednesday June the 27th at the Convention hall of Barcelona’s Plaza hotel, which will be the hub for all those professionals of the interactive sector.
After this first contact, Gamelab will be an open act with talks, debates, workshops and more in the 1rst pavillion of Barcelona’s Fira in Montjuic.

Main characteristics of 2012′s edition:

Gamelab Mobile: the big start will be given on june the 27th in the morning, with a full day dedicated to the new tendencies in mobile devices gaming.
Video game national awards: Organized by the arts and interactive sciences academy in collaboration with GameLab, will take place the evening of the 28th


Open doors exhibition: Main brands of the industry will show their last achievement.
Talks and debates: newest thematics, explored by the best professionals of the sector.
professional Networking: Game Lab “hub”, the place to make great contact and exchange views and experiences.
Training activities: The Gamelab Academy, destinated to the youngest who share the dream of working in the gaming industries, or just curious to know more about carriers opportunities and formation.

The big convention is organised in collaboration with Pocket Gamer, the web platform leader in video gaming for mobile devices, and the sponsorship of Papaya Mobile, one of the biggest international platforms for social video gaming.

This event remains the biggest window on this industry in Spain, going from three to five total days of convention this year, adding some workshop and public activities, creating an healthy mix between a very professional event and a large public celebration of gaming. Spain is #4 of european gaming consumers, and #6 worldwide and counts over 200 companies dedicated to this activity.
Key numbers for 2012′s edition: 180 companies, 250 press acreditations, 2500 pro passes sold, and over 30 000 total attendees expected.

More info of GameLab oficial’s website’s,

And to give you a taste, I’ll leave you with a video of last year’s event !