2009 Sponsors

Principal Sponsor:

Microsoft Advertising

About Microsoft Advertising 

As gaming continues to grow in popularity, advertisers have an unprecedented opportunity to connect with highly engaged users around the globe. With Gaming Solutions from Microsoft Advertising, you can more effectively reach your target audience—whether it’s women or men, teens or adults, casual gamers or hard-core gaming enthusiasts.

With Xbox, Zune, MSN Games, Games on Windows Live Messenger, and in-game advertising with the Massive Network, you can generate brand awareness and interact with an audience that is influential, social, and spends a significant amount of time online.

Title Sponsor:

Electronic Arts

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA™, EA SPORTS™, EA Mobile™ and POGO™. In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.2 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA’s homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA’s products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.

Supporting Sponsor:

GSN Games Network

About GSN Games Network

GSN is a multimedia competitive entertainment company comprised of a 70-million subscriber television network and the GSN Games Network which attracts 20 million unique users per month.  In an effort to better serve its audience, GSN combines a casual games business online with a TV network programming game shows.  This leverages the participatory nature of both platforms. The GSN Games Network reaches the largest audience of casual gamers online.  The network aggregates the most popular titles-including Sudoku, SCRABBLE Cubes and Bejeweled-and provides a distribution platform for companions to game shows such as “Family Feud,” “The Newlywed Game” and “Deal or No Deal.”

Supporting Sponsor:

Ideas To Go

About Ideas To Go

Ideas To Go is a creative process consulting firm that specializes in helping cross-functional teams from Fortune 500 companies generate winning concepts for new products and services, positioning, naming and promotions projects. Using their proprietary Concentrated Concept Development(SM) process, Ideas To Go brings a new dimension of consumer engagement to idea generation. Their expert facilitators help clients explore new levels of thinking with a trained group of highly articulate Creative Consumers® associates. This innovative, 360-degree approach to process is further enhanced with e-deation® services, a web-based ideation tool that makes it easy to capture, sort and prioritize hundreds of ideas.

Supporting Sponsor:

WildTangent Media

About WildTangent Media

WildTangent Media is a digital media advertising platform that connects brands with a highly engaged audience of 175 million consumers monthly across desktop, social, and mobile platforms. Powered by ad products that consistently perform above industry norms and a growing portfolio of 3rd-party game developers, WildTangent Media offers consumers the chance to invite brands into a digital experience they’re really enjoying. And in return, they get something they want. Like virtual goods, free play, or premium content, all in the name of an advertiser’s brand. It’s a “value exchange” approach, where consumers get the rewards they want, instead of interruptions.



To find out more about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities, please contact Phil Ardizzone, Director of Event Sales, at [email protected].