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Most successful gamescom ever for UK games businesses

Author: Sophie Densham

Date 21st August 2015 - London, United Kingdom – UK stand at gamescom expo generates £31m in potential business for exhibitors at Ukie’s most successful event to date

Ukie’s royal stand at the gamescom expo in August has achieved a record £31m potential business for UK games businesses and attracted over 2,500 visitors, making it the games trade network’s most successful since they started running the UK stand in 2012.

Learn How to Land a Life-Changing Job in the Games Industry

Author: Sophie Densham

Ukie Careers Bar & GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair return to EGX

Brighton, UK - 15th July, 2015: GamesIndustry.biz, the world’s leading video games trade website, and United Kingdom Interactive Entertainment (Ukie), the trade body representing the UK video games industry, today announced a renewed partnership to help guide the next generation of games industry employees through the first steps to a successful career in the video games industry; one of the most cutting edge industries on the planet.

Right Royal British affair takes over gamescom

Author: Sophie Densham

Thursday 25 June 2015 - London, United Kingdom – The United Kingdom also announced as official country partner for gamescom 2015

More UK based games businesses than ever have signed up to be part of the Ukie-run UK industry stand at gamescom, which will this year be featuring a Royal theme. It is also confirmed that the UK will be the official country partner for the whole gamescom 2015 expo in Cologne, further raising the profile of the UK’s games and interactive entertainment sector to a global games audience.

Ukie welcomes King’s Rob Miller and EA’s Shaun Campbell to the Board of directors

Author: Richie Enticknap

Wednesday 27th May 2015 - London, United Kingdom

Ukie have announced two new Board members. King’s Rob Miller and EA’s Shaun Campbell will replace previous members Kate Booth and Keith Ramsdale who have now stepped down.

Rob Miller, Chief Legal Officer of King said "Ukie is focused on helping our rapidly growing industry remain active and heathy, fostering strong relationships and ensuring that we are well represented in key governmental initiatives. I look forward to continuing to support this approach as a Ukie Board member."

Ukie reveals ‘Code Name Spy’ as the winner of the biggest ever Ukie Student game jam and names James Woodrow as ‘Mentor of the Universe’ 2015

Author: Richie Enticknap

Thursday 14th May 2015 - London, United Kingdom - Ukie announces ‘Code Name Spy’ developed by a team of students from University of Goldsmiths as the winners of the second annual Ukie Student game jam

More than 35 UK companies set to do business at GDC San Francisco

Author: Ukie admin

Tuesday 3rd March 2015 London, United Kingdom

UK games industry trade body Ukie have taken more than thirty five UK companies to this year’s GDC San Francisco to showcase the best of British games talent at the show. The exhibiting businesses will demo their games and products on the official UK industry stand, giving them discounted and easy exhibitor space and marketing support at the expo.

The UK industry stand highlights include:

Creative England’s GamesLab and Ukie partner to offer FREE training workshops

Author: Richie Enticknap

Friday 13th February 2014 - Creative England announces FREE marketing workshops for South West and West Midlands SME games businesses, run in partnership with Ukie.

Creative England has joined forces with Ukie, the trade body that aims to support, grow and promote the UK’s games and interactive entertainment industry, to deliver a series of free marketing training workshops.

The workshops are open to SME games businesses based in the South West and the West Midlands and are fully subsidised by the Creative England GamesLab programme.

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