ABOUT THE SHOW
The GAMA Trade Show is the largest business-to-business event in the U.S. for the hobby industry. It’s a unique networking opportunity for hobby industry professionals.
The GAMA Trade Show is a closed business-to-business event. Registration is open to active GAMA members only. GAMA Trade Show is not open to the public.
The GAMA Trade Show is produced by the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA), the non-profit trade association dedicated to serving the hobby game industry. The GAMA Trade Show is full of opportunities that are sure to benefit you and your business. Whether you’re new to the hobby industry, or have been a part of it for years, the opportunities weaved into every aspect of the show will make a positive impact on your professional life.
2018 Show Dates
Monday-Friday Monday, March 12- 9 a.m. to midnight
Tuesday, March 13- 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Wednesday, March 14- 8 a.m. to midnight
Thursday, March 15- 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, March 16- 9 a.m. to noon
You must register to attend the GAMA Trade Show. Registration is open to active GAMA members only.
Hotels and Transportation
The GAMA Trade Show is held at the beautiful Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada. A room block is reserved for GAMA Trade Show participants—trade show participants can reserve a room by visiting the hotel page or calling the Peppermill Resort. Please be aware, any company that may contact you for hotel bookings in Reno are not authorized by GAMA.
The Peppermill features an easy and convenient airport shuttle which departs from the valet area outside the Hotel Lobby, and runs every half-hour beginning at 4 a.m. The last shuttle departs from the Peppermill going to the airport at 11:30 p.m. In addition, the airport shuttle departs from the airport going to the Peppermill every half-hour beginning at 4:15 a.m., and continuing to 11:45 p.m. This shuttle picks-up at the North exit of the Baggage Claim area.
Attend the GAMA Trade Show
GAMA Retailers, publishers, manufactures, distributors, designers, industry service providers, authors, artists are eligible to attend the GAMA Trade Show. GAMA retail members receive two free badge for their store as a part of their membership. GAMA distributors receive four free badges for their organization as a part of their membership. Media at the show is by invitation only. Learn about attending as a media representative here.
When you attend the GAMA Trade Show premier presentations you can earn a Retailer Appreciation Box of over $1,000 of product for your store. You must pre-register to qualify for the box.
This is a closed business-to-business show. You must be a GAMA member to attend. Learn about the benefits of becoming a GAMA member and how to join at www.gama.org.