Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

Melbourne International Games Week is the largest professional and consumer games communication and networking platform in Asia Pacific. It’s not actually a single event, but a series of events held across 9 days. Melbourne International Games Week unites all the events across the week and provides a framework for all our attendees. It’s our way of saying ‘Hey! Come and check out what’s happening in our awesome city’

Yes, Melbourne International Games Week will proceed on [dates] as an in person event, with COVID restrictions and safety permitting.

MIGW are taking measures to ensure all events comply with State mandates, and further cater to the needs of those attending to ensure COVID Safety is maintained.

If you have questions about any specific event and its COVID measures in place, please contact games@creative.vic.gov.au

For the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) information for the state of Victoria, including the current restrictions and health advice, visit https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/

Australia is currently open to travel, check the latest updates for access and border restrictions and requirements by visiting https://www.health.gov.au/health-alerts/covid-19/international-travel/inbound

The events within Melbourne International Games Week are all organised by third parties. The platform is founded and curated by Creative Victoria.

Each year Melbourne International Games Week runs during October, during our sunny Australian Spring!

There is no Access Everything ticket available - use our events program to pick and choose what you would like to attend.

You can find all pricing including any student discounts on each individual event booking page.

The official Melbourne International Games Week program can be found on the Events page. We try to plan our events so there is something to do every day with minimal overlap. Some industry networking and meet up events are organised by third parties outside of the official schedule, so try to attend as much as you can, but remember to look after yourself and take some ‘me time’.

MIGW is proud of our games community and its welcoming, all-inclusive attitude. Please view our Code of Conduct.

We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Sexist, racist or discriminatory behaviour or imagery is not appropriate in person or online. Participants caught or reported violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the organisers.

If you are being harassed or feel unsafe, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact the event organiser immediately. If you prefer to email, please contact games@creative.vic.gov.au.

We expect participants, staff and sponsors to follow these rules at all events and MIGW related activities.

In 2022, Games Week conferences will take place at a number of different venues across Melbourne. Some activities will also be hosted as online or hybrid online events.

Please check each individual event’s page for further details.

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You can keep an eye on all the action and adventure by using the hashtag #MIGW22 and tweeting @gamesweekmelbs.