Digital River Hosts Sixth Annual Monetization Day at the 2016 Game Developers Conference

Features a keynote by Dean Takahashi and panel discussions with industry leaders 

MINNEAPOLIS — Mar. 8, 2016 Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, will host and sponsor its sixth annual Monetization Day at the 2016 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2016, beginning at 9:30 a.m. PT in room 2011 West Hall of the Moscone Center. During Monetization Day, leading digital economists and thought leaders will talk about best practice strategies for monetizing game content and connecting with users.

Digital River’s Monetization Day will feature a keynote Q&A Session with GamesBeat’s lead writer and a 25-year veteran of the games and technology industries, Dean Takahashi. Dean will provide his insights on the games industry and discuss key trends for 2016.

In addition to Takahashi’s keynote, Digital River’s Monetization Day will include panel discussions featuring experienced strategists from companies such as Magid Advisors, Azubu, Fnatic Gear, SuperData Research, Team Elemental, and others. Attendees will get advice on a variety of topics, including how to optimize monetization techniques to increase revenue and use eSports strategies to build brand experiences. For a complete list of presenters, visit Digital River’s Monetization Day web page.

“GDC continues to be a leading forum for the games industry, drawing some of the most innovative thinkers to share their insights on the latest monetization strategies and trends,” said Jeremy Coker, group vice president of games at Digital River. “One of the areas that we look forward to exploring this year is the evolution of the eSports ecosystem, which is growing exponentially around the world as game companies look to connect with their community of users and extend customer relationships beyond the game.”

 Monetization Day is sponsored by Digital River and open to holders of registered 2016 GDC passes. There is no additional fee required to attend. Preferred seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis to attendees who register in advance.

About Digital River, Inc.
Backed by 20 years of ecommerce experience, Digital River is recognized as a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions. Companies of all sizes rely on Digital River’s cloud-based commerce, payments and marketing services to manage and grow their online businesses. Through these services, Digital River connects B2B and B2C digital products companies and branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world.

Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, read the Digital River Blog, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

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