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IGDA 2020 Annual General Meeting Summary

17 Aug 2020

On August 13th, the IGDA held our 2020 Annual General Meeting. In this meeting, the Executive Director, IGDA staff, and Board of Directors reviewed the progress of the IGDA over the last year and a half, since the last AGM. Hundreds of IGDA members joined to watch the meeting and ask questions of our organization. The IGDA also discussed its plans for the future and provided annual awards, including a new set of awards for IGDA Chapters and SIGs.

Watch the video recording in full to hear the updates from Renee Gittins, the Executive Director, Tristin Hightower, the Director of Chapter and SIG Operations, and Christopher Hamilton, the Treasurer.

The main accomplishments that the IGDA celebrated over the last year included:

We hope that these programs and all of the others that the IGDA provides, from our Chapters and Special Interest Groups to our career resources help you and all others in the game development industry through these turbulent times. We want to ensure that we are not only providing you with the benefits and resources you need, but also the advocacy and support.

We here at the IGDA are always looking for ways that we can better support game developers, so please contact us if you have questions or recommendations.

IGDA Chapter and SIG Awards

Acknowledging growth, events, and advocacy, and celebrating the most outstanding Chapters and SIGs of the last year.

IGDA MVP Award – Tim Cullings

Ackowledging the person who has best advanced the IGDA’s mission over the past year.

Positive Impact Award – Game Jam Bogota 

Acknowledging the person or organization who has led progress and had the most positive impact on our industry.

Lifetime Achievement Award – Rami Ismail

Recognizing the career and achievements of an outstanding developer who’s made an incredible impact on games.

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