Grow Utah Ventures, Media One, Zions Bank and the State of Utah announced today Pushbutton 2011 Summit, a conference focusing on the intersection of technology and creativity in the digital media and gaming industries, specifically what the future holds forthese booming markets.
Pushbutton Summit and the Gaming & Electronics Expo (GEEX) is Utah’s premier Digital Media and Gaming event. This three-day event will combine a world-class industry summit of lectures, panels, & tutorials with a high-energy expo showcasing the latest development tools, platforms, art and services. Pushbutton will be held October 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
“Utah is a hotbed of opportunity for digital media and gaming developers and many of the worlds best publishers such as Disney Interactive, Electronic Arts, Epic Games’ ChAIR Entertainment, SmartBomb Interactive, NinjaBee and Eat Sleep Play already call Utah home,” said T. Craig Bott, president & CEO of Grow Utah Ventures. “Pushbutton 2011 will bring together industry leaders, artists, developers, animators, entrepreneurs, students, investors and community executives to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.” For information on Utah’s Digital Media Industry visit: http://www.edcutah.org/documents/UtahDigitalMediaIndustry_030810complete_000.pdf
The organizers of Pushbutton 2011, Grow Utah Ventures and Media One, will be at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California on March 2 – 4, 2011 with the Utah “Life Elevated” team in the South Hall, booth #1824. Event organizers are available to discuss the conference, provide additional event details and provide information about the benefits of living in and doing business in Utah.
For more information about Pushbutton 2011 visit the Web site www.pushbuttonsummit.com.