Sessions will feature three debates between game industry leaders
MINNEAPOLIS — Jan. 30, 2012 — Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, announced it is the sponsor of the Hot Topics sessions at the 2012 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit, a high-level, interactive entertainment industry event that is hosted by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. The event will be held at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Feb. 8-10, 2012. The Hot Topics session will take place Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 2:00 — 3:45 p.m. PST.
Held before the opening keynote, the Hot Topics sessions will kick off the education portion of the conference. Digital River’s group vice president of games, Jeff Hemenway, will open the Hot Topics sessions with remarks on the changes happening in the games industry and the issues to be debated by the panelists. The sessions will cover shifts in publishing and distribution models, the growth of mobile versus console gaming, and the state of game journalism.
“The D.I.C.E. Summit is well known for bringing together the leading executives in the games industry and generating conversations that shape the creative interactive community,” said Hemenway. “The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences has done a great job of lining up provocative topics as well as a diverse group of participants for the Hot Topics sessions. These conversations are sure to be a â€˜must attend’ event.”
About Digital River, Inc.
Digital River, Inc., the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates. Its multi-channel commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running a global commerce operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, fraud management, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.
Founded in 1994, 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, call +1 952-253-1234, or follow the company on Twitter.
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