Are you a board game designer looking to get feedback on your new games or pitch them to a publisher?

Come join fellow designers and playtesters at this three-day board game development workshop and designer showcase.

Don't forget to RSVP to the Facebook event.


Fri May 3, 2019 ~ 1pm - 10pm

Sat May 4, 2019 ~ 9am - 10pm

Sun May 5, 2019 ~ 9am - 3pm

(Times subject to change)


Publisher Services Inc

2800 Vista Ridge Dr, Suwanee, GA 30024, USA


Courtyard Atlanta Buford Mall of Georgia

1405 Mall of Georgia Boulevard Buford, Georgia 30519
P: 678-745-3380

Book your room online or call the hotel!

If you call, tell them you're with Proto ATL to get the discounted rate!



This schedule is tentative. Check back for updates and additional details.

THURSDAY - May 2

  • 3pm: Hotel Check In

  • 7pm: Meet & Greet Dinner

  • 10pm: Cocktail Hour


FRIDAY - May 3

  • 1pm: Proto ATL 2019 Officially Begins (PSI Headquarters, 2800 Vista Ridge Drive Suwanee, GA 30024)

  • 8pm: Raffle

  • 8:30pm: Seminar (Marshmallow Challenge: Optimizing Your Designs - Andrew J. Smith)

  • 10pm: End of Day 1 (Return to hotel for networking)


SATURDAY - May 4

  • 9am: Proto ATL Day 2 Begins

  • Noon: PSI Warehouse Tour

  • 2pm: Seminar (Designing for Experience - Ian Zang)

  • 3pm: Seminar (Contracts - Eugene Bryant)

  • 5:30pm: Pizza Party (sponsored by PSI)

  • 6:30pm: Raffle

  • 10pm: End of Day 2 (Return to hotel for networking)


SUNDAY - May 5

  • 7am: Farewell Breakfast (Location TBA)

  • 9am: Proto ATL Day 3 Begins

  • 11:30am: Raffle

  • 3pm: Proto ATL 2019 Officially Ends