Unreal Fest Gold Coast 2023

June 21 & 22

Unreal Fest is heading down under for the first time ever, expanding the conference into a whole new region! Unreal Fest Gold Coast is a regional branch of Unreal Fest for developers from Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia

Unreal Fest Gold Coast has sold out. We are grateful for the overwhelming interest in our inaugural event from the Unreal Engine community. Keep an eye on the Unreal Engine events page for future activities.

Event Overview

Tuesday, June 20
Evening welcome reception
Wednesday, June 21
Unreal Fest day one: Opening session, talks, the Dev Lounge
*includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea
Thursday, June 22
Unreal Fest day two: Talks, the Dev Lounge, and closing night party
*includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea

Opening Session

A new digital era is at hand, and it’s all because of devs like you. Superpower your progress as you get the latest updates on Unreal Engine 5, a glimpse at what’s in store for the fest, and more in this opening session. 


There’s something for everyone in the Unreal Fest lineup. The schedule is now live, so click here to see what’s in store for the conference.
Daniel Elliott Jones
Senior Technical Artist
Epic Games
Shawn Dunn
Lead Technical Product Manager, Virtual Production
Epic Games
Sam Anderson
Technical Marketing Manager
Epic Games
Noriaki Shinoyama
Developer Relations Lead
Epic Games
Axel Riffard
Mobile Engine Programmer
Epic Games
Matt Oztalay
Senior Technical Artist, Developer Relations
Epic Games

The Dev Lounge

Got a burning question for the Unreal Engine team? Now’s your chance! Come and join us in the Dev Lounge, where our Epic experts will be on hand to help you out with your projects or discuss the latest engine updates.

Unmissable meet-ups

In addition to the inspiring sessions we've got planned, there will be plenty of opportunities to unwind and mingle. Check them out below. 

Welcome Reception

Join us on Tuesday, June 20 as we kick off Unreal Fest Gold Coast with our opening mixer. Meet your fellow delegates, grab a drink, and dive in!

Unreal Fest Party

It wouldn’t be Unreal Fest without a party! Come celebrate with the Epic Games team at our closing night event.

Location & Getting There

Ready to book your place at Unreal Fest Gold Coast?

The conference is being held at the QT Gold Coast, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

The closest international airport is the Gold Coast Airport (OOL), but Brisbane Airport (BNE) isn’t far away either.


Looking for somewhere to stay for the event? Try the QT Gold Coast Hotel where Unreal Fest will be taking place. It’s located at 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia. They have also provided special rates to Unreal Fest attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. Full details on how to take advantage of this limited offer will be emailed to you upon registration. But don’t worry if they fill up, there are lots of great hotels in the area.

Conference passes

The two-day Conference Pass covers access to the keynote, sessions, meals throughout the day, awesome swag, and parties, all for AUD $114 (including GST and processing fees)!