June 7-8, 2022

games in showcase
on WN Hub
If you can't come to Istanbul for the on-site conference, join us at WN MENA'22 Online.
WN Conference Istanbul'22 is a hybrid event taking place on June 7-8, 2022.
The conference will bring together about 800 video game industry decision-makers that will be joined by another 1,000 online attendees from around the globe on the WN Hub communication platform.

All conference features are in sync and will work for both on-site and online audiences to bring people together from anywhere, providing even more networking and branding opportunities.


Would you like to become a speaker?
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Meet the speakers of the WN Conference Istanbul'22
Tim Willits
Chief Creative Officer - Saber Interactive
Simay Dinç
Game Producer / Co-founder -Recontact Games
Arslan Kiran
Head of Growth - The Sandbox
Founder - Hungri Games
Barış Özistek
Chairman - Joygame
Managing Partner - Bogazici Ventures
İsmet Gökşen
Managing Partner - Ludus Ventures
Gökçe Nur Oğuz
CEO & Co-founder - Playable Factory
Kelly Vero
Metaverse Expert - NFT Consult
Mohammad Agha
CEO & President - Magmic Inc
Anya Stoyanova
Senior MBD Manager - Imperia Online JSC
Pieter van der Pijl
Co-founder - Triple Dragon
Vladimir Funtikov
CEO - Creative Mobile
Magdalena Zaręba
Senior Growth Media Buyer - Huuuge Games
Valerio di Donato
CEO - 34BigThings
Ted Verani
VP Business Development - Wappier
Shum Singh
Managing Director & Founder - Agnitio Capital
Chris O’Kelly
VP Live Games - Goodgame Studios

Will play-to-earn become the new norm, are NFT’s just a fad, and what can blockchain tech ultimately do for video games? We are not expecting to crack the code but we’ll try to open the space for discussion of Metaverse and a new era of next-generation gaming by gathering experts to share their knowledge and vision, as well as the opportunities in this realm.

Metaverse Track
Get professional feedback from industry experts and fellow developers to increase your chances of creating an award-winning game.
Professional feedback
Free ticket and booth
Get one online or on-site Premium ticket for the team and a fully equipped booth to showcase your game.
wn developer showcase:
Find publishers, investors or new partners to level up your game and help it reach the audience.
Opportunities to grow
Build and strengthen your relationships with platforms and game engines by showing what you’re working on.
Relationship with platforms
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The form will cover both showcase
and contest participation.
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WN Dev Contest'22 is a celebration of the game developers talent in order to help them grow! It's your chance to get your game noticed by industry experts, publishers and investors. Join to get recognized and win prizes!
Prizes for all participants and grants for best games
Did you know that an average hypercasual game session length is 2 min 39 sec? That's how much time we'll give to each team for the pitch! If you're persuasive enough, publishers will contact you after to discuss possible cooperation.

If you make the cut, Sunday, the HC Booster's general sponsor, will cover your Standard ticket for the conference.
June 7
HyperCasual Booster
Boost your chances of signing a deal with a publisher!
14:00 - 16:00
We're inviting Turkish hypercasual developers to pitch their games to the international hypercasual publishers and investors!
  • Hypercasual developers from any country are welcome

  • 25 teams max will be selected for the pitches

  • Developers must not currently have a publisher for the game they submit
18:00 – 23:00
June 6
The Game For Big Kids Esentepe Yıldız Posta Cad. No:29 Şişli
*For Standard and Premium Pass holders.

Badge Pick-Up Pre-party

21:00 – 01:00
June 7
360 Istanbul
Istiklal Street Misir Apt. No: 163 / 8 Beyoglu
*For Premium Pass holders only
The number of tickets is limited

WN Main Party

15:30 – 16:00
June 7
Conference expo area

happy hour

Sponsored by
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*For Standard and Premium Pass holders.
The online features unlocked with the tickets will be available on the online communication platform WN Hub until June 24, 2022.

If you want to participate online only, check out WN MENA'22 Online
For game developers and publishers
For service providers
+ VAT 20%
Standard Pass
Online Expo Zone
Lectures Streaming
Unlimited Private Chats
Unlimited Meeting Requests
Unlimited Video Meetings
On-site Expo Zone
Lecture Halls
Coffee Breaks
Full printed badge
+ VAT 20%
Indie Pass
Online Expo Zone
Lectures Streaming
On-site Expo Zone
Lecture Halls
Coffee Breaks
Swag Bag
For game developers and publishers
For service providers
+ VAT 20%
Premium Pass
Online Expo Zone
Lectures Streaming
Unlimited Private Chats
Unlimited Meeting Requests
Unlimited Video Meetings
On-site Expo Zone
Lecture Halls
Coffee Breaks
Full printed badge
Main Party
Сlaim pass
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10 min walk from the venue!
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Mihai Pohontu
"WN Seattle was a wonderful opportunity to learn from industry luminaries and connect with our colleagues. It was a well-organized event from the beginning to the end, and I cannot wait to return to future editions."
Phoena Pang
"I'm glad to witness the WN conference debut in the US. The whole conference was super organized despite Covid and had a great mixed group of speakers & attendees. Looking forward to seeing more in the States."
Renee Gittins
"I was revived by WN Seattle and the high-quality networking and talks I was able to enjoy. It was refreshing to once again be surrounded by some of the best developers and thought-leaders in the game industry."
Pollen VC
Martin Macmillan
"The WN team did a great job of hosting WNSeattle - my first in-person gaming conference since January 2020. Despite it being their first event in North America there was a great mix of attendees and high-quality speakers, and curation of interesting panels and presentations. Will definitely be back next year!"
Transcend Fund
Andrew Sheppard
"The WN conference brings industry insiders from around the world together to discuss key trends in and around gaming. It's a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network and expand your horizons."
Global Game Jam & Geogrify
Kate Edwards
"WN Seattle is an ideal environment to maximize the ability to network - an event that's not too large and not too small, centered in one of the most robust game developer communities in the world. I appreciated being able to enjoy both high quality content and high quality networking all in one place."
Alessandro Canossa
"A lot of effort put into, and generally everybody feel comfortable: it was easy to talk to anyone. Organization is spotless, that's a success!"
Emma McDonald
"WN is a very well organized and effective conference with a great atmosphere and lots of interesting attendees from the games business. The organizers are a pleasure to work with too."
The Games Fund
Maria Kochmola
"WN Conference proved to be very productive for us, we had many prospective meetings! Also, we are always happy to contribute to the program."
Square Enix Mobile
Albert Custodio Martinez
"WN Conference is for sure one of the must attend events in the industry with an excellent organization and location. The mix of good developers and third party companies was fantastic."
Romain Escaich
"That's great to meet people, great to meet app developer, great to meet very serious guys on the market!"
Important info

Post-moderation will be applied. We reserve the right to cancel any Standard Pass or Premium Pass if it was registered NOT for a game developer or game publisher.

We highly recommend sending meeting requests and private messages only to the people that may be interested in your services. Avoid sending spam, it won't help you get more leads! Also, we reserve the right to deactivate your account in such a case.

If you want to draw attention to your company and invite others to contact you, consider branding the WN Hub or lecture streaming during the conference. To learn more about branding options, contact the team at

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Refund Policy
You may request a refund for tickets no later than 10 calendar days before the start of the event by emailing us at We will reimburse the funds after the deduction of the service charge of 5% within 10 calendar days.
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