OrlandoiX 2017 is back with us again. This annual conference and expo kicks off on August 17th, 2017, and runs through the 20th. Again this year’s event will take place at the Full Sail University in Winter Park Florida.

Also known as Orlando Interactive Experience, OrlandoiX is where creators of video games, digital entertainment, virtual reality and augmented reality in the Southeast congregate. They normally come together to interact, network, and hear from peers including creators, big brands, tech enthusiasts, and investors.

The program is centered around an expo and conference with interactive exhibits, networking opportunities, a party, keynote addresses, and speaker-led presentations.

What to Expect at OrlandoiX 2017

First off there will be a bunch of speakers from leading brands including AMD, Bad Pilcrow, Corgi Art House, Doghead Simulations, EA Sports, ECS, First Chair Partners, Full Sail University, Futurus, Greenfish, Google, Haneke Design, HD Interactive, HTC Vive, ID Software, Indienomicon, MandtVR, Microsoft Hololens, Outpost Capital, Robcoble.org, Seismic Games, Stage Venture Partners, Talon Simulations, Treehouse, and Visbit.

Industries covered include Communications, Creative, Digital Arts, Digital Marketing, Economic Development, Entertainment Media, Gaming, Healthcare, Hospitality, Interactive, Professional Services, Secondary Education, Simulation, and Venture Capital.

Sponsors and Exhibitors include App developers, Cloud Solutions, Creative Agencies, Digital Media Solutions, Educators, Game Developers, Hardware vendors, Network Solutions, Software vendors, Staffing & Recruiting Services, and Virtual & Mixed Reality Development.

Activities include several community gaming tournaments with games such as Injustice 2, Halo, Mario Kart, Mortal Kombat X, Street Fighter V, Rocket League, and FIFA. There will also be a late-night gaming hangout featuring Super Smash Bros. and Hearthstone.

Last but not least the coveted meetup brings networking opportunities for attendees with peers and industry leaders.