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GEEX 2011 FAQs






What is GEEX?
Conceived and organized by a group of gaming enthusiasts and backed by MediaOne of Utah, the largest media company in the state of Utah, GEEX is the premier gaming and electronics expo in the mountain west and only growing. Now in it's third year, we've made great partnerships with other organizations such as the PushButton Summit as well as with several major video game developers and publishers to make the 2011 GEEX better than ever.
What is the PushButton Summit?
Presented by Grow Utah Ventures, this two-day event will combine a world-class industry summit consisting of lectures, panels, & tutorials with a high energy expo showcasing the latest development tools, platforms, art, and services. Its purpose is to bring together industry leaders, artists, developers, animators, entrepreneurs, students, investors, and community executives to exchange ideas, explore, and shape the future of the industry. It will take place on October 13-14 and will run concurrently with the Gaming Electronics Expo, presented by Media One of Utah.

To purchase a ticket to both GEEX & the PushButton Summit, visit the PushButton Summit website.
When is GEEX?
GEEX is happening on October 14-15, 2011. That's a Friday and Saturday. The doors open at 10:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.
Where is GEEX?
GEEX is taking place at the Southtowne Expo Center located at 9575 South State Street in Sandy, Utah, 20 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City and 25 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport. The expo center is also located adjacent to a TRAX station allowing easy access to the venue.

Click here for a map to the venue.
How much is parking?
Parking is FREE!
How much does it cost to get into GEEX?
Entrance into GEEX will cost you $10.00 for a day pass or $15.00 for a weekend pass including both Friday and Saturday. Your ticket will get you access to the main exhibit hall, access to all guest speakers and access to view all the tournaments happening on the main stage. Participation in any tournaments or the LAN party is an extra charge. If you pre-purchase your ticket online, you can pick up your ticket at will call the day of the event, just bring your id.

Click here to purchase your tickets online.

To purchase a ticket to both GEEX & the PushButton Summit, visit the PushButton Summit website.
Is there an age restriction for GEEX?
There is no age restriction for GEEX, but if applicable, please let your parents know where you are. In addition, parents need to be aware that there will be Mature rated video games played at the event.
What is there to do at GEEX?
Good question. You'll find your answer by clicking here.
Is there going to be another LAN party this year?
Absolutely. The LAN party is limited to 100 seats this year and costs $35.00. The $35.00 charge also includes your weekend pass to the event. In addition the first 50 people to sign up for the LAN party will also receive an EVGA t-shirt and lanyard. Some of the PC tournament rounds may require you to also be in the LAN party. For more information, head over to the LAN party and tournament pages.
What's this I hear about video game tournaments at GEEX?
GEEX is home of the largest collection of video game tournaments in the state open to anyone who is willing to take up the challenge. There is an additional individual charge for participating in the tournaments. For more information, head over to our tournament page.
Can I dress up as my favorite anime or video game character and come to GEEX?
Absolutely! In fact we encourage it and suggest you also participate in our cosplay contest held on Saturday afternoon.
What about the Game in a Day... is that happening?
It is indeed happening again. We'll have more information about the game in a day soon. But start your preparations.
Hey I have a great product/game/idea/face and I'd love to show it off at GEEX.
How can I get some exhibit space?
Please contact Marie Bowcut at mbowcut@mediaoneutah.com or 801.204.6831 and we'll take care of you. You can also click here to register for space online and get more details.
I'm interested in sponsoring GEEX. What can I do?
Head over to our sponsorship page for more information. You can also contact Marie Bowcut at mbowcut@mediaoneutah.com or 801.204.6831 and we'll take care of you.
I'm part of the media.
Please contact Marie Bowcut at mbowcut@mediaoneutah.com or 801.204.6831 and we'll take care of you.