The Italian video game sector gathers in Florence

The Italian Video Game Awards (IVGA) are returning to Florence on July 4th, 2024 as part of First Playable, an event dedicated to promoting the growth of the Italian videogame industry. Organized by IIDEA and the Toscana Film Commission in collaboration with ICE Agency and with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, First Playable aims to provide networking and business opportunities for professionals in the gaming sector.

In addition to meetings between companies and technical talks, First Playable will feature an awards ceremony for the best Italian games and professionals. This provides a unique opportunity for developers, designers, and other professionals in the gaming industry to celebrate their achievements and connect with prestigious partners who can help them grow their businesses.

The IVGA is promoted by IIDEA to recognize outstanding contributions to the Italian gaming industry in 2023. To be eligible for an award, applicants must submit their nominations before April 19th. Categories include Best Italian Game, Best Debut, Outstanding Art, Immersive Experience, Individual Contribution, and Outstanding Italian Company. Winners will be selected by a jury of industry experts who will evaluate each submission based on criteria such as creativity, innovation, impact on the gaming community, and commercial success.

Interested parties can purchase “Full Access” and “Social Access” tickets on Eventbrite to attend First Playable 2024 and participate in all major events including the IVGA ceremony. With a focus on promoting networking opportunities and celebrating achievements in the gaming industry, First Playable is an important event for professionals in this field not to miss out on!

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