November 3-5, 2017 - San Antonio, TX

Friday 10am - 2am | Saturday 10am - 2am | Sunday 10am - 7pm



Registration Hours: Friday 10 am - 9 pm, Saturday 10 am - 9 pm, Sunday 10 am - 5 pm

GaMExpo is San Antonio’s premier gaming convention. GaMexpo will be providing San Antonio with all forms of gaming such as roleplaying, board games, card games, miniatures and video games.  The convention was founded by Vince and Colleen Guzman who have their own independent gaming companies in San Antonio, they have attended and volunteered at numerous conventions throughout San Antonio, and they produce and host the San Antonio You Tube show Geek Out SA. They are joined in this endeavor by volunteers who have worked diligently to help build up the gaming community in the San Antonio area.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to bring together the San Antonio gaming community by providing them with gaming events where they can socialize with their friends, make new friends, create wonderful memories, learn new games and play games they enjoy.


HILTON SAN ANTONIO HILL COUNTRY HOTEL & SPA

9800 WESTOVER HILLS BLVD., SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, 78251, USA
TEL: +1-210-509-9800 FAX: +1-210-509-9814



YOU can now start making reservations by using the group code: "OTAKU".

Take in the views of beautiful courtyards, indigenous plants and lush landscaping at the Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa. Appreciate a hotel near SeaWorld in San Antonio that fosters a relaxed atmosphere; enjoy the massive flagstone fireplace and cozy sofas. Conveniently located in one of San Antonio's premier communities, Hill Country Hotel & Spa is close to San Antonio attractions such as Fiesta Texas, dining, and golf.

Enjoy a dip in any or all three pools at this Hill Country hotel. Get a massage at the Hill Country Spa. Have breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Sun Spot. This restaurant offers Texas and American cuisine in an establishment featuring vaulted ceilings, warm woods and a colorfully tiled wood-burning fireplace. Savor coffee in the lobby's Hill Country Bar. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Hill Country Bar offers a relaxed, roomy environment with outdoor terraces, leather sofas and club chairs.

To make a reservation, individuals can either call toll free at 1-800-HILTONS or online at sanantoniohillcountry.hilton.com, or by calling the hotel directly at 210-509-9800. The last day for your guests to make reservations will be Wednesday, September 9, 2015.



 

Driving Directions

Guests

Justin De Witt

Justin De Witt is the Chief Creative Officer and co-owner of Fireside Games with his wife and CEO, Anne-Marie De Witt. Justin has been making games since he was old enough to use scissors. Since then he’s gone on to work in animation, multimedia, and game publishing. His previous designs include Castle Panic,The Wizard's TowerStar Trek Panic, Dastardly Dirigibles, and his newest game Hotshots.

 

Kay Lynn

Kay Lynn Syrin is a professional game developer and cosplayer from Austin, Texas. She has been in the game industry as a software engineer for 7 years and has released 15 titles. She currently works for Scientific Games as a client-side mobile engineer and has conducted several panels about game development. Kay has taught a game design camp for kids while being apart of the Game Development Advisory Committee Board for Northwest Vista College since 2012.

Kay Lynn Syrin has been cosplaying and performing since 2012 for conventions across the country including but not limited to Dragon Con, ACL Live at the Moody Theater, A-kon, Anime Matsuri, Alamo City Comic Con, and San Japan. She conducts cosplay competitions, dance lesson panels, and performs a variety of dance including belly dance and cosplay burlesque. She has been published in Gothesque Magazine, Kulture Mag, Delicious Dolls Magazine, and Cosplayers Among Us Magazine.

Friends:

GaMEXpo cannot run without the help of our friends. Volunteers include people who help with registration, safety, liaison positions and more.

By being a friend you can earn a free badge to GaMEXPo. In order to get a free badge you need to volunteer for 8 hours over the course of the 3 days convention. You may work the 8 hours in any combination that works for you, such as 4 hours each day for two days and be off the third day. Whatever works best for you is fine as long as you volunteer for 8 hours of the convention.

We thank you for helping us with the convention. If you would like to volunteer for one of the on-site jobs click on the link below.

In order to become a friend please contact: friends@thegamexpo.com

Vendors:

Friday the vendor hours are 5 pm - 9 pm (soft close at 8, hard close at 9)

Saturday 10 am - 8pm (soft close at 7, hard close at 8)

Sunday 10 am - 7 pm

  • TBD

 

Sponsors:

With a little help from you we can make GaMExpo a huge success. Please let us know if you would like to assist the convention with monetary donations, donations of product or any other form of sponsorship you can provide.

If you would like to sponsor any portion of GaMExpo please contact: al@thegamexpo.com

Community


GaMExpo is dedicated to bringing family involvement to the San Antonio area through gaming. We strive to provide families with educational and fun ways to spend time with one another and build strong family ties. We believe in the family unit, in literacy, and in assisting the community we live in. Our plan is to assist children and family services in the community through gaming. We work closely with San Antonio Nerd Night to find and support charities.