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China Beer Bash Night at GDC –

Cultural Impacts on Game Development, Distribution and Operation

Friday, March 29, 2013 | 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM | 303 Second St, Ste 200, San Francisco, CA 94107



5:00pm Game Demos, Food & Networking

6:00pm Cultural Elements in Game Industries

7:00pm Global Opportunities for Game Companies -- Experience Sharing by Rekoo, Asia's No. 1 Social and Mobile Game Company

7:00pm Minimum You Need to Know to Run a Game Company in US or China

8:00pm Game Demos, Beer & Networking

10:00pm Wrap Up


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Early Bird: Free

Pre-Register: $10
Walk-Ins $20.
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Co- Hosted by

SVCWireless & ChinaSF @ Chartboost

About This Event

Games not only reflect the culture, they also enrich and reinvent the culture. To take your games to the world, what are the considerations for you to win in the multi-cultural market.

  • Besides label translation, what else shall be done for localization?

  • Does it make sense to partner with the same publisher, distributor and ads platform for the global market?

  • What are the operational considerations – tax, content, IP, support, currency, …

SVCWireless and ChinaSF will host some popular game companies from China and US at GDC, together with leading publishers, distributors, ads platforms and service providers. Come and experience a cross-border night out, lock down your go-to-market partners, and enjoy the multi-cultural food and drink.

About SVCWireless

Silicon Valley-China Wireless Technology Association (SVCWireless), founded in 2000, is the leading non-profit, non-bias independent professional association bridging the technology industries between China and the United States. With 30+ alliance and 6000+ members, SVCWireless is an open association that promotes innovation, entrepreneurship, venture investment, and networking to benefit its members.

About Rekoo

Founded in 2008Rekoo ( is Asia's leading mobile games &largest social games developer and operator with the headquarter in Beijing and branches in Tokyo, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Chengdu. Until June 2013, Rekoonow owns a total of 200 million total users and 20 million daily active users.Rekoo provides games accessible from smartphones, pc's and feature phones. The products cover 11 regions worldwide including United States, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan China, Russia, German, Poland, Netherland, Thailand, Singapore.


About Chartboost

Chartboost is the business engine for mobile games. We offer various solutions to help mobile game developers make more money.
Chartboost is a Sequoia Capital backed company, with over 12000 mobile games in our network, 6 billion game sessions per month and influencing over 300 million mobile game players in the world.
About ChinaSF
Established in 2008, ChinaSF is a public-private initiative between the San Francisco Mayor's Office and the San Francisco Center for Economic Development. Through its offices in San Francisco, Beijing and Shanghai, ChinaSF helps bring Chinese businesses expanding into the North American market to San Francisco, and supports SF Bay Area companies seeking business opportunities in China.

Companies & Speakers:


From China

  • Giant

  • Punchbox

  • iFree

  • Hoolai

  • TalentWalker

  • Kingsoft

  • PearlinPalm

  • ZTE Mobile

  • Ice Dog games

  • Dolphin Browser

  • Tencent

  • Xiaodi games

  • 3G.CN

  • Ourpalm

  • Perfect World

  • Autonavi

  • Sina

  • PingEast


From US

  • ngmoco/DeNA

  • Zynga

  • Glu Mobile

  • Pocket Gems

  • Facebook

  • Linkedin

  • AppAnnie


Gold Sponsors

  • ibm
  • etown
  • angel
  • marvel
  • pills
  • xhtz

Silver Sponsors

  • yangpu
  • admob
  • sanyou
  • deloitte2
  • ms

Conference Sponsors

  • sina
  • alohar
  • chris
  • ddtv
  • icn
  • people
  • elMobile Inc.
  • Surdoc
  • reed
  • svbank
  • qihu
  • hsbc
  • aceq
  • svbuilder
  • ixia


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For Volunteers

  • Meet mentors, founding partners, investors, partners and customers
  • Take varied roles for career transition preparation
  • Promote yourself, your companies, and your products

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For Sponsors

  • Build company brand and market awareness in both US and China
  • Connect with China and US corporations and government organizations
  • Recruit talents and start-ups

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For Members

  • Learn technology trend and knowledge of starting up a business
  • Expand professional network in both the US and China
  • Seek new career opportunities

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