The two groups will be collaborating on initiatives year-round, beginning with a WiT x Gen Con Women’s Gaming Network Open House in Indianapolis on August 3, 2023. Open to female industry professionals, the event takes place during Gen Con at the Westin Governor’s Suite, from 5:30-7:30pm. For more information and to register, visit the event page on the WiT website.
The WiT x Gen Con partnership aims to connect professional women in the tabletop gaming industry with WiT’s inclusive and supportive community for unique opportunities to network, find new opportunities, share experiences, and build valuable relationships.
“Partnering with Gen Con and their Women’s Gaming Network enables the WiT community and women in the tabletop gaming industry to come together to network and collaborate.” said Janice Ross, Women in Toys President. “Together, we aim to foster a supportive environment that promotes career growth, while emphasizing the importance of diversity and inclusion.”
“We’re excited to join forces with Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment for this important initiative,” said Jackie Martin, Senior Marketing Manager at Gen Con. “Gen Con is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the gaming community. This partnership allows us to amplify our commitment and provide a platform for women professionals in the gaming industry to connect, learn, and grow together.”
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