Twitch, the popular streaming platform owned by Amazon, has revealed the dates for its 2024 TwitchCon events in North America and Europe. This announcement arrived shortly after the platform decided to lay off 500 employees, amounting to 35% of its workforce, sparking controversy and raising questions about the company's financial strategies.
TwitchCon, the premier event for the Twitch community, is an annual convention that celebrates the diverse and vibrant culture of Twitch streamers, viewers, and enthusiasts. Hosted by Twitch, the leading live-streaming platform for gamers, TwitchCon brings together the most creative and influential content creators, industry professionals, and fans for a weekend of networking, learning, and entertainment. The event features a wide array of activities, including panels, gaming tournaments, live performances, and exclusive previews of upcoming features on Twitch. This immersive convention offers a unique opportunity for the Twitch community to connect in person, share experiences, and celebrate the ever-evolving world of live streaming and gaming culture.
Dates and Locations
TwitchCon Europe is set to take place in Rotterdam Ahoy, Netherlands, from June 29-30, 2024, marking its first appearance at this venue. The event is confirmed to return to Rotterdam Ahoy in 2025 and 2026. Meanwhile, TwitchCon North America will reconvene at the San Diego Convention Centre from September 20-22, 2024, with Twitch holding a reservation until 2028. These dates align with the traditional scheduling of these annual events.