Digital River Hosts Seventh Annual Monetization Day at the 2017 Game Developers Conference

Features trio of panels discussing virtual reality, fraud prevention best practices and top revenue-generating techniques

MINNEAPOLIS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 22, 2017Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, will host and sponsor its seventh annual Digital River Monetization Day at the 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, Calif. Digital River Monetization Day is being held in Room 2011, West Hall of the Moscone Center on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, beginning at 9:30 a.m. PT. There, Digital River will host a trio of panel discussions focused on the latest online games industry trends and monetization strategies. GDC is the world’s largest and longest running professionals-only game industry event, attracting more than 27,000 attendees.

The panel discussions at Digital River Monetization Day will feature experienced strategists from companies such as Sony Interactive Entertainment, Digi-Capital, Digital Extremes, Wargaming and Linden Lab, among others. Attendees will get advice on a variety of topics, including how to capitalize on the virtual commerce revolution, protect games and players from fraud, and increase online revenue. For a complete list of presenters, visit the Digital River Monetization Day web page.

“GDC continues to attract some of the most innovative thinkers and influential companies in the games industry, and provides an ideal forum for sharing insights on the most important trends in the space,” said Jeremy Coker, group vice president of games at Digital River. “This year at Digital River Monetization Day, we are looking forward to welcoming panelists who are deeply experienced in managing all aspects of a games economy. From being responsible for implementing transformational technologies like virtual reality, to fighting fraud and building businesses through integrated monetization strategies, our panelists will share a variety of viewpoints drawn from their day-to-day experiences.”

Digital River Monetization Day, which is part of a three day Monetization track at GDC, is open to holders of registered 2017 GDC passes at no additional fee. However, preferred seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis to attendees who sign up in advance with Digital River. Sponsored by Digital River, GDC’s Monetization Track focuses on the current and future opportunities for monetizing social network titles across multiple platforms, free-to-play web and mobile games, kid-friendly online titles and large-scale MMOs.

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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