Join Ukie

By becoming a Ukie member you'll join over 350 other games businesses, from large format holders  and some the UK's biggest developers, all the biggest global games publishers, to promising start-ups and rising stars of the UK's games sector.

Ukie offers two types of membership:

  • Full membership - for developers, publishers and other who create and sell interactive entertainment
  • Partner membership - for businesses that provide services and support to the games industry
  • Student membership - for academic institutions, student members get the support and connections they need to start the career 


Why should you join?

Whatever the size of your business, if you join Ukie you'll: get access to practical support and discounted services; benefit from campaigns and be part of a wider industry voice on key issues; we'll also help you to make connections, protect your IP and give you access to the latest data, insight and research.

  1. Practical support

    Discounted access to the products and services that your business needs
    Advice on the latest games industry issues through our events, guides, mentoring schemes and training
    Discounted legal and accountancy advice
    Use of our offices and meeting rooms free of charge

  2. Industry voice

    We speak to government and the media
    Ensure that the games industry’s voice is heard clearly on issues like tax breaks and Brexit
    Ensure that we have the right business environment for our members’ businesses to thrive

  3. Connections

    We represent the wider games industry
    We can help you link up with other games businesses, policy makers and leading players in other sectors
    We can arrange 1 to 1 meetings between members or put on bespoke events to allow you to promote your businesses
    We create media opportunities for our members and promote their work whenever we get the opportunity. 

  4. Initiatives

    We run initiatives that benefit the wider UK games sector that only happen because of the money and the time that Ukie members give, such as Digital Schoolhose and AskAboutGames

  5. IP services

    We offer a range of IP services to help you protect and monetise your IP, including:
    Weblink takedown service
    Expert IP advice

  6. Data, insight and research

    Discounted access to unique UK sales data (physical, digital and mobile)
    Detailed reports that give you valuable market intelligence.

  7. International Trade Activities

    Access to markets, data and connections
    Inbound and outbound trade missions

How much does it cost to join?

  • Full membership: From £500 - £70,000 + VAT
  • Partner membership: From £3,000 - £30,000 + VAT

See a full breakdown fees below:

Full Members (developers, publishers and other who create and sell interactive entertainment):

Relevant Turnover Annual Fee
£0 - £250,000 £500 + VAT
£250,000 - £1m £750 + VAT
£1m - £2.5m £2,000 +VAT
£2.5m - £5m £5,000 +VAT
£5m - £10m £10,000 +VAT
£10m - £20m £20,000 + VAT
£20m - £40m £40,000 + VAT
£40m - £60m £50,000 + VAT
£60m - £100m £60,000 + VAT
£100m+ £70,000 + VAT

Partner members (for businesses that provide services and support to the games industry):

Ukie Partnership Membership packages 

It's easy to join

Fill out the form below to apply:


Other services

Ukie also offer a range of ad hoc service that can be bought outside of memebrship.

Meeting room hire at Ukie
Find out more about hiring our space here.

IP Services
Please contact Mo for details on subscriptions to Ukie IP services.

Event organisation / sponsorship
Ukie offer a bespoke event organisation service for non-members. Contact Sam for more details.

You can sign up to the Ukie newsletter for free here.


If you're already a Ukie member, register for a web log in to access member only discounts and reports.