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PTW20 Virtual: Gaming as a Social Movement

Gaming as a Social Movement: A Lunchtime Conversation and Live Gaming Experience with Local Leaders

A special virtual event collaboration with Nerd Street Gamers and Balti Virtual

Join us Thursday, July 23rd at 1:00 pm EST for PTW20 Virtual’s Gaming Day, featuring a spirited live chat with local industry leaders streamed alongside a friendly match of Rocket League. Panelist players will discuss the impact of current events on the industry, all while battling things out with rocket-powered cars on a virtual soccer field.

Topics include:

  • How a pandemic changes your local gaming industry
  • The role of gaming platforms in racial equity movements
  • How AR, VR, and gaming help to expand access to technology and education
  • If, how, and when businesses should engage in public discourse
  • The evolution and future of AR, VR, and Gaming

Joining us for the day are:

  • John Fazio, CEO of Nerd Street Gamers
  • Gianni Lee, Visual Artist
  • Will Gee, founder and CEO of Balti Virtual
  • Donte Kirby, reporter for Technical.ly

Gaming Day is a summer series collaboration with Nerd Street Gamers and Balti Virtual as part of the 10th annual Philly Tech Week Presented by Comcast virtual experience.

Special thanks to our event partners:

Special Offer: Have a sweet tooth? Attend the event and receive an Insomnia Cookies digital coupon afterward for free delivery and $5 off your next order. 

No fee is required to attend, just spread the word for all to join!

Join us live on the Nerd Street Gamers twitch channel

Nerd Street Gamers Twitch channel

Map of location


  • Technical.ly
  • Nerd Street Gamers
  • Balti Virtual