Event Details

XDS 2020 will take place September 9-11, 2020

XDS takes place in Vancouver, British Columbia at the Parq Vancouver (39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC). Visit our Venue + Hotel Page for venue and hotel booking information.

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Ticket price for XDS 2019 is a standard rate of $849 USD. Please visit our Registration Page for information as it becomes available, and ensure you have subscribed to receive regular XDS newsletters.

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 us at info@xdsummit.com

Travel and Accommodations

Yes! We secure preferred rates at our on-site hotels, the Douglas and JW Marriott, located at Parq Vancouver on a first come, first serve basis. Visit our Venue + Hotel Page for more information.

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 with proof or registration – please email info@xdsummit.com for more information.

XDS Program & Proceedings

Presentation submissions are open from January till June. Visit our Presentation Submission Page for more information. Don’t wait to submit your idea for a talk!

The XDS Advisory Committee is made up of industry leaders who champion for the cooperative advancement of external development within the games 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 44 countries. Find out more about who attends here.

General Questions

XDS has a host of valuable sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities that will allow for optimal exposure and engagement with your target market. If you are interested in XDS Sponsorship/Exhibitor opportunities, please visit our Become a Sponsor page.

Yes! XDS has an elegant platform for connecting attending buyers with sellers called XDS Connect. You can learn 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! Login instructions will be made available to registered attendees closer to the event date.

Yes, if you are based in the Vancouver area and are interested in volunteering, please reach out to us at info@xdsummit.com.

XDS Connect

XDS Connect is a platform allowing the facilitation of meetings between buyers (developers) and sellers (service providers). XDS Connect provides an effective approach to B2B networking before, and during the event.  Find out more about XDS Connect here.

XDS Connect is will be available to all registered attendees closer to the event date.

Information on how to access your XDS Connect account will be emailed to all registered attendees closer to the event date.

Do you have a question that you think should be on our FAQ page? Please contact info@xdsummit.com and let us know!