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Mochi Media

December 08, 2009 08:00 ET

Mochi Media Announces Second Annual Flash Gaming Summit

Premier Flash Gaming Conference to Bring Together Best and Brightest in Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 8, 2009) - Today, Mochi Media announced the Flash Gaming Summit 2010, which will be held on March 8 at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. The second annual conference will bring together leaders of the Flash gaming industry to share ideas and insights about the future of Flash in front of an audience of game developers, artists, entrepreneurs, investors and game publishers.

Mochi Media CEO and co-founder Jameson Hsu will give the keynote address at the conference, titled "The Future of Flash Games," and the summit will also feature a return of the "The Mochis Award Show," sponsored by Kongregate, recognizing the best Flash games of 2009 across 11 categories. Nominations are now open for these games.

"We were overwhelmed by the positive response to last year's Flash Gaming Summit, and this year we look forward to raising the bar and creating an even better event," Hsu said. "With the rapid evolution and change in the online games industry, a lot has changed since last year and we anticipate explosive industry growth in the coming year. To have the best and brightest minds in the industry coming together at this event at such a pivotal time is really exciting."

Flash Gaming Summit's Advisory Board includes Ben Garney (PushButton Labs), Danielle Deibler (Adobe), David Scott (Casual Collective), Jim Greer (Kongregate), Matthew Annal (Nitrome), and Tom Fulp (NewGrounds).

Adobe is the premier sponsor for the event and FlashGameLicense is a platinum sponsor. Additional sponsors include Zynga, Kongregate, MindJolt, Armor Games, Candystand, Hero Interactive, and Zong.

For more information about the Flash Gaming Summit please visit http://www.flashgamingsummit.com or follow @fgsummit on Twitter. Speaking submissions will be accepted now through January 15, 2010.

About Flash Gaming Summit

Flash Gaming Summit is a conference focused on fostering the growth and success of the Flash games community. It was established to bring together industry leaders to share industry insights and strategies around game development and the business of making games. Flash Gaming Summit is organized by Mochi Media. Learn more at www.flashgamingsummit.com.

About Mochi Media

Mochi Media is the world's largest casual online game network, serving the needs of thousands of Flash developers, reaching over 100 million unique users each month with a library of over 14,000 games, and enabling advertisers to reach engaged consumers with targeted display, text, and video ads. The company's Flash game development products and services provide developers with tools to track distribution and usage analytics, enable version control and live updates to distributed games, and provide monetization via micro-transactions and real-time insertion of pre-game and in-game ads. Mochi Media's developers gain distribution opportunities to over 30,000 Web sites, as well as monetization opportunities by sharing in the ad and micro-transaction revenue generated by their games. Mochi Media is headquartered in downtown San Francisco.

Contact Information

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