2018 Partners

Charity Partner

SpecialEffect uses technology to enhance the quality of life of severely disabled people, including stroke, traumatic injury, life-limiting conditions and injured soldiers. Our mission is to empower anyone – whatever their disability – to participate in games and leisure activities thus aiding rehabilitation, improving self-esteem and encouraging vital inclusion. For more information visit www.specialeffect.org.uk

Media Partner

Pocket Gamer Connects, the conference series that reaches the heart of the mobile gaming industry, is back in London in January 22-23! Curated by the teams responsible for the world’s leading mobile gaming websites, it’s the essential event for anyone wanting to meet, hear, and learn from the leading figures from every corner of the mobile games industry. Read more here

[a]listdaily informs, inspires and features the world’s top marketers to discuss their craft and how they are tackling frontline marketing. Read more.

Innovation & Tech Today is a national quarterly publication in print and digital format offering unique insight into all things science, tech, and business. Showcasing today’s most important thought-leaders, and the most innovative brands, this magazine gives readers looking for a balance of sizzle and substance exactly what they want. With a $9.99 cover price, each perfect bound, texture-covered issue has around 160 pages of award winning journalism, eye-catching photography and the most innovative products on the market. With topics that range from business innovations, connected tech, VR, and gaming to sustainability and STEM education, every issue keeps the reader in the know for a full three months across all sectors of innovation. Finally, because the outdoors and tech go hand-in-hand these days, Innovation & Tech Today’s Outdoor and Adventure section highlights athletes and all of the latest gear. Wherever technology and innovation meet, Innovation & Tech Today is there. More here.

ICEX – Spain Trade and Investment is a public agency attached to the State Secretariat for Trade, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness whose mission is to promote the internationalization of Spanish companies in order to help them improve their competitiveness, and to promote foreign investment in Spain. ICEX renders its services through a network of almost 100 Economic and Trade Offices around the world. It also boasts 16 Business Centres worldwide, offering Spanish companies temporary infrastructure and acting as incubators for internationalization. Games from Spain is the umbrella brand used by ICEX to organize activities in support of the Spanish mobile games industry. More here

Event Partner

Pocket Gamer Connects, the conference series that reaches the heart of the mobile gaming industry, is back in London in January 22-23! Curated by the teams responsible for the world’s leading mobile gaming websites, it’s the essential event for anyone wanting to meet, hear, and learn from the leading figures from every corner of the mobile games industry. Expect 2 full days, with 10+ tracks featuring 200+ speakers focusing on industry trends, funding, influencers, eSports, monetisation, practical development (narrative, UX, audio), HTML5, deal making, indie success, publishing and more. And over 2,000 delegates, representing 700+ companies, will ensure endless networking.

This year we also have XR Connects, a dedicated VR/AR/MR sister event with 4+ tracks, an indie pitch competition, dedicated expo area, and a genuine industry cross-section of companies to engage with.
Additionally, we present PC Connects, focusing on the core issues facing game developers in the PC space, from creative inspiration and technical tricks through to advice on marketing and business in a changing retail environment. Best of all, one ticket allows full access to all conferences! As a bonus, GamesForum community members have a 20% discount by using the code GF20. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the best and the boldest in game business. Register now!