During the Rotterdam Games Week, Dutch Games Association (DGA) will be organising DGA eXperts panel to discuss not only the trends, but also the future of our industry. The afternoon will start with a presentation by DGA on the Dutch games industry based on statistics provided by NVPI and Newzoo. For the eXperts panel itself we have invited experts from different divisions within the games industry to discuss the topics that affect us all. We will discuss the trends within the industry in areas such as serious games, VR, and eSports. After the panel there will be drinks together with EsportsX. We hope you will join in on the conversation.

Allow us to introduce our panel members!


Sabina Dirks

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Peter Warman

Peter is CEO and co-founder of Newzoo, an international games market research company. After being responsible for sales and business development at Europe’s largest interactive agency (LBi). He was responsible for internet development at Reed Business and operated as the commercial director on a MMO for kids. He is a frequent speaker on subjects such as \’business aspects\’ of the worldwide games industry. And that\’s exactly what he will be doing on the eXperts Panel!

Paul Bierhuis

Paul is the game & art director of YipYip, a Rotterdam based app & game studio with a big focus on interactive solutions for health and education. In collaboration with various partners they develop digital interventions while keeping focus on the real life human interactions that help people learn and grow. Not only will he be happy to talk about the future of serious gaming but also the possibility and opportunities of bringing more serious games to the entertainment market. We are keen to hear Paul\’s serious views on the panel!


Amon Endt

Amon is the founder and CEO of GamePoint. Since the founding of GamePoint in 1998, it has expanded its portfolio, taking a pioneering role in P2P and the social casino landscape. GamePoint now entertains 600K+ monthly active players from all over the world with its synchronous bingo, social casino, card and board games. Let\’s see what interesting insights Amon will deal us on the panel.


Roger ter Heide

Roger is entrepeneur at Improvive and developer in VR solutions. In the last few years Improvive has worked on digital projects concerning virtual reality, digital simulations, applied games, online video, mobile apps, and websites. The help to create changes in organisations, their staff, and their partners, which they do through digital and interactive storytelling. We are keen to hear the stories Roger has to tell on the eXperts panel!


Koen Bronswijk

Koen is co-founder of eSports Center Eindhoven, which opened on 18 March this year. Being relative new kids on the block they aim to be a sports club for gamers. Members can play FIFA 19, Super Smash Bros, Ultimate, Apex Legends, Rocket League, Overwatch, League of Legends, Mario Kart of course Fortnite! Koen himself loves playing PUBG and Rocket League, let\’s see how well he plays with the others on the eXperts panel!


Milan Knol

Milan started as a YouTuber in 2010 and launched his first gaming channel \’DagelijksHaaDee\’ that same year. It quickly became his main channel. He participated on Legends of Gaming NL, an online games show produced by Endemol, for six seasons form 2016 to 2019. In 2018 Milan won a VEED award, an award for Dutch YouTubers, for his channel \’DagelijksHaaDee\’ in the category \’Best Gaming Youtuber\’. Let\’s hope he will also get lots of likes on our panel!


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Doors open


Presentation by Dutch Games Association, NVPI & NEWZOO

Panel discussion

Drinks with EsportsX


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AHOY Rotterdam
Ahoyweg, 3084 Rotterdam, Netherlands

For a detailed description on how to travel there, click here.


I am planning to become a member at the event. Do I need to pay for the ticket?
If you sign up for a membership before October 31st 2019, you\’ll get your ticket costs (excluding processing fees and VAT) refunded as a discount on your membership fee.

The company I work for is a DGA Member. Do I get complimentary tickets?
Dutch Games Association has sent its members instructions on how to get member tickets. We advise to consult your organisation\’s contact about these instructions. Lost or haven\’t received the instructions? Feel free to contact at contact@dutchgamesassociation.nl

We have an INSTITUTE DGA Membership, can all my students/members/employees get complimentary tickets?
Yes, just send us an email at contact@dutchgamesassociation.nl to let us know how many complimentary tickets you need.

How can I contact Dutch Game Association with any questions?
Feel free to contact us via contact@dutchgamesassociation.nl.

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