In 4 short years, LEVEL UP KL has become Southeast Asia’s premier industry event for game developers.  With the objective of bringing together both local and international players to the regional game development scene in Southeast Asia, LEVEL UP KL provides a platform for players in the industry to interact, learn and share knowledge!


In 2018, over 800 fans & developers of games and industry leaders got together to celebrate the power of digital games… And 2018 will be even bigger, better and a celebration of everything that makes this medium awesome, bringing together a regional community that truly believes digital games as an important cultural force! Check out what’ll be new for 2019 below, and get your tickets fast before they sell out!







KL Convention Center,


Why Attend?

LEVEL UP KL is the meeting place for the Southeast Asia game development industry and your chance to connect & learn from the who’s who of the professional game industry.



from world class industry practitioners!


with key industry stakeholders.


skills with the tool makers themeselves!

Packed with 5 days of programmes from expert-led workshops, talks, business connection meetings & networking, a SEA Games Awards to name a few, you’re bound to leave LEVEL UP KL feeling inspired to make great games!

Who is LEVEL UP KL for?

Visual Artists

Visual Artists

game programmer

Game Programmers

game designer

Game Designers

business dev

Business Dev & VCs

head of studio

Head of Studios & Managers

Exec Producers

Exec Producers & Team Management

VR & AR Producer

VR & AR Producer

Vendor Co.s & Sponsors

Vendor Co’s & Sponsors


Career Seekers & Recruitment

Workspace of an audio engineer or a music producer

Audio Professionals

Getting Here

LEVEL UP KL is held each and every year in our beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia! Check out the closest hotels to the venue, find the best airport for your flight, and learn about attractions around the city.

Nearby Airports

There are three gateway airports that can lead you directly to KL…


(The Kuala Lumpur International Airport) KLIA is Malaysia’s main international airport


(Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2)

Just 2km away from KLIA, KLIA 2 is Malaysia’s airport for budget airlines


(Or Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport)

The Subang Skypark serves domestic Malaysia and regional destinations such as Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore.

Traveling from the Airport

There are many options to travel from the airport….

Express Rail Link (ERL)

  • KLIA Express is Kuala Lumpur’s fastest airport transfer, getting you into the city in just 28 minutes!  The current promo includes RM10 off a Grab ride or you can opt for a KL TravelPass that  includes a KLIA Ekspres airport transfer (Single or Return) and 2-day unlimited rides on Rapid KL rail services (LRT, MRT and KL Monorail lines).
  • The KLIA Transit is a high-speed  rail service linking Kuala Lumpur to both KLIA & KLIA2 as well as three other stops in between.
  • All tickets can be purchased from the website or at the airport once you arrive.


Airport limousines are available to cater to your transporting needs. Rates vary depending on your destination.



A safe, cheap, comfortable and reliable shuttle bus service from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to KL Sentral and vice versa every 30 minutes, 365 days a year.



  • GrabTaxi offers ride-hailing services through its app in Malaysia and neighbouring Southeast Asian nations.
  • Grab offers a flat RM65 rate (not inclusive of tolls) for a one-way airport transfer direct to your home or hotel.

The Venue


Strategically located in Bangsar South at the intersection of Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya, the Connexion Conference & Event Centre (CCEC) is easily accessible via major highways and well served by public transportation, making it extremely easy to get here. In addition to being just a walking distance from train stations, over 1600 secure parking lots are available and conveniently located within the premises of the centre.

Where is the Connexion Conference & Event Centre?

Connexion Conference & Event Centre (CCEC)

7, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South,
59200 Bangsar South City,
Wilayah Persekutuan
Kuala Lumpur.

View the map to CCEC

Getting to CCEC and around KL

By Car
By Train
  • Take the Light Rail Transit (LRT) to Kerinchi LRT Station or Universiti LRT Station
  • From Kerinchi LRT station, CCEC is 500 metres away via the covered pedestrian bridge and Bangsar South B1 covered walkway
  • From University LRT Station, CCEC is 800 metres away or alternatively, take the complimentary Shuttle Service to CCEC’s doorstep!
By Bus
  • Take RapidKL Bus T631 from Mid Valley Megamall to The Village, Bangsar South
  • CCEC is 400 metres away or alternatively, take the complimentary Shuttle Service to our doorstep
By GrabTaxi
  • GrabTaxi offers ride-hailing services through its app in Malaysia and neighboring Southeast Asian nations.
  • Grab offers a flat RM65 rate (not inclusive of tolls) for a one-way airport transfer direct to your home or hotel.
  • They also offer affordable rates of getting around KL.
  • To use, simply download the Grab app.

For more information on getting around KL, click here.


As LEVEL UP KL is held at the Connexion Conference & Event Centre (CCEC) in Bangsar South, here’s a list of hotels that are located close to the venue….

  • Right across from Connexion
  • Sleek, contemporary accommodations, plus a stylish restaurant, a 24-hour gym & an infinity pool (Google)
  • 2 mins walk across a Footbridge
  • A 4 Star Hotel
  • Tel : +603-2246 2888
  • Review : 8.4/10 by 1592 guests (Agoda)
  • Recommended by 95% of guests (Agoda)
  • Price Range : RM255 – RM 574
  • Right next to the Connexion!
  • Sleek quarters in an upscale lodging with a rooftop pool & bar, plus dining, a gym & a yoga room (Google)
  • 4 mins walk
  • A 4 Star Hotel
  • Tel : +603-2386 0888
  • Review : 8.6/10 by 2020 guests (Agoda)
  • Recommended by 96% of guests (Agoda)
  • Price Range : RM270 – RM 825
  • Just 5 mins drive from Connexion. Download the Grab app to help you order a car to the venue!
  • Premium lodging with refined rooms & suites, plus 4 restaurants, 2 lounges & an outdoor pool (Google)
  • 20 mins walk
  • A 5 Star Hotel
  • Tel : +603-2298 1888
  • Review : 8.1/10 by 1968 guests (Agoda)
  • Recommended by 86% of guests (Agoda)
  • Price Range : RM233 – RM 733
  • There are also plenty of studios and apartments located very close to the venue available on Agoda & Airbnb.
  • Price Range : RM95/night and above so do check them out!

For more information on getting around KL, click here.

Visiting KL

Kuala Lumpur is a city full of contrasts and exciting cultures! The architectural styles, food, flavors and people reflect her many different facets and faces. Fiercely cosmopolitan, Kuala Lumpur at the same time integrates old cultures and traditions with the new.


Indeed, the key to truly understanding and experiencing the essence of Kuala Lumpur, or affectionately known as KL, lies in its multiculturalism, history and food!

Here are some nearby attractions and must do things when you’re in KL!

For more information on the Kuala Lumpur city, you can click on Visit KL the official website for visiting this city of contrasts and diversity. It is a one stop portal for everything you need to know about Kuala Lumpur.


You can also check out KL Pass, the ultimate pass to Kuala Lumpur giving you fast track entry to multiple attractions without the need for further payment or the need to queue up for tickets.

Be a Volunteer


Eager to help the 2018 LEVEL UP KL go off without a hitch and get free entry to boot? Then apply now to be a volunteer!

For 2018, LEVEL UP KL will run from Saturday, October 27th to Wednesday October 31st.

Dates You Are Required To Be Onsite

Applicants who are chosen to be volunteers will be required to attend the following….

Briefing    :     To be confirmed

On Site    :    To be confirmed

Your Task As A Volunteer

Volunteer duties may include guarding doors and scanning badges, monitoring sessions, answering attendees’ questions, and more. In your free time, you will be able to use your All-Access pass to do things like attend talks or visit the Expo floor.

How To Apply

Fill in the application form and read the terms & conditions outline in the form carefully.  The deadline for application closes at 11:59 PM, September 30th, 2018! Applicants will be notified if they are accepted (or not) by October 7th.

Wait List

Applications submitted after the positions are filled will be offered the opportunity to be put on the waiting list.


Contact Us

For general enquiries regarding the LEVEL UP KL 2018, please leave us a message or contact us as per below…

Level Up KL 2018

Venue Address

Connexion Conference & Event Centre – CCEC
7, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Bangsar South City, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur



1-800-88-8338 (within Malaysia)

+6 03 8315 3000 (International)


Inquiries Email


To become an exhibitor, to sponsor us or if you have more specific questions, please reach out to any one of our team members…

The LEVEL UP KL 2018 Committee:
Priya: priya.ramarao@mdec.com.my / +603 8315 3018