Carolina Games Summit to Take Over The Maxwell Center on Feb. 2

Players at 2018 Carolina Games Summit. Source: Carolina Games Summit
Players at 2018 Carolina Games Summit. Source: Carolina Games Summit

Carolina Games Summit  2019 is scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10am-9pm. The gaming event will be held at The Maxwell Center, located at 3114 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, North Carolina.

The venue features over 35,000 square feet of space that will be filled with video game development exhibitors, speakers, and career exploration opportunities.

Open gaming areas, esports competitions, video game bands, cosplay, and tabletop gaming will be available for attendees to enjoy all day. Check out artist alley, as well.

Representatives from colleges and schools will be on site to discuss career opportunities within video game development, art, and film production curriculums.

The outdoor courtyard will feature over 10,000 square feet of food trucks and gaming attractions.

The entire facility will be utilized for the event and include free public wireless Internet, powered by Spectrum fiber.

Johnna Koonce, Executive Producer for the Carolina Games Summit states:

“The Maxwell Center will allow us to expand not just the size of the event but the technology and variety of individual attractions.”

Said James Wade Jr, General Manager of the venue:

“We are proud of our building and believe we have the event space and technology to help the Carolina Games Summit grow and expand. It is great to work with a locally produced event that will bring regional participants to Wayne County.”

Visit the official web site,, for a full listing of speakers, exhibitors, and to purchase tickets.  Tickets for players and spectators may be purchased online or at the door. Tickets to attend all day are just $15.


Carolina Games Summit 2019 banner
Carolina Games Summit 2019 banner


Carolina Games Summit® is held yearly on the first weekend of February in Goldsboro, NC. This hybrid event consistently delivers industry speakers, video game tournaments, concerts, exhibition booths, cosplay, educational sessions, and trading card games. Attendees will be able to compete against gamers from all over the country in a variety of popular tournaments. Enjoy all your favorite platforms including arcade, computer, and console games with both tournament and free-play options available. Additional information can be found on the official web site:


Opened in March 2018, The Maxwell Regional Agricultural and Convention Center, referred to as The Maxwell Center, is Eastern North Carolina’s high-end venue. It features state of the art audio-visual equipment. This new showpiece is now hosting many local, regional, and statewide events that add to the economic income of Goldsboro and Wayne County. The Maxwell Center is owned and managed by the County of Wayne. The City of Goldsboro is a partner in the undertaking by supplying land and support to this great project. See more at


Source: Johnna Koonce, Carolina Games Summit

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