XDS 2017 will take place September 6 – 8.
XDS 2017 takes place in Vancouver, British Columbia at the Westin Bayshore hotel (1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4). Book your hotel stay here.
The early bird rate for a full summit pass is $749, compared to the regular rate of $899. Early bird registration opens in May!
You may pick up your badge at registration desks onsite – full details of when and where you can pick up your badge will be provided to attendees closer to the event.
If you’re having trouble with your registration, please contact the XDS hotline at 1-800-979-3596.
Travel and Accommodations
Yes, we’ve secured preferred rates at the Westin Bayshore hotel on a first come, first serve basis. To ensure you secure your accommodations, please visit our Hotel & Venue page.
Depending on your citizenship, you may! Please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/index.asp for more information.
Yes, XDS can provide you with an invitation letter for your visa application – please email email@example.com.
XDS Program & Proceedings
To submit a presentation, please visit Presentation Submissions.
The XDS Advisory Committee is made up of industry leaders who are interested in supporting cooperative advancement of external development within the games (and entertainment) industry. These professionals volunteer their time to ensure the program is excellent in content and educational value.
Attendees include a concentrated group of game developers, vendors, middleware providers and trade organizations representing over 36 countries. Find out more about who attends here.
XDS has a host of great sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities that will allow for optimal exposure and engagement with your target market. Visit our ‘Become a Sponsor’ page for more information.
Yes! XDS has a system for connecting with attending buyers with sellers called XDS Connect. You can read more about it here.
Yes, XDS has a mobile application that allows you to view detailed event program with session descriptions, view attendee lists, get location information, and much more! Read more about it here.
Yes, if you are based in the Vancouver area and are interested in volunteering, please provide your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have a question that you think should be on our FAQ page? Please contact email@example.com and let us know!