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Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - London, United Kingdom
Ukie and Nesta’s Video Games Mentor Network launched in April to enable businesses to access help and advice from established industry leaders to support their growth.
Following an open call for applications, eight mentees have now been chosen and paired with a mentor whose skills, expertise and knowledge matched their business needs.
The following are the Video Games Mentor Network partners for this year:
Ukie calls for continued support for UK games companies doing business overseas, more public funding and accurate data
Tuesday 15th July 2014 - London, United Kingdom
Tuesday 08th July 2014 - London, United Kingdom Mind Candy and Autodesk’s first ever Great British Summer Game Jam reaches conclusion as industry judging panel choose their favourite projects.
Thursday 3rd July 2014 - London, United Kingdom – Games businesses urged to sign up now for free game sessions at two-day showcase of UK games industry.
Ukie’s upcoming Games Expo will run across 15th – 16th July at the Liverpool International Festival of Business’ (LIFB) International Trade Hub and will celebrate the innovation, creativity and talent of the UK games industry. The Expo is totally free to attend and highlights will include:
Thursday 26th June 2014 - London, United Kingdom – Mind Candy partners with Autodesk to encourage innovative thinking with technology for developers and to promote the UK’s games industry with the Great British Summer Game Jam.
Mind Candy has partnered with Autodesk to encourage people to get into game development, promote the UK’s games industry and experiment with new technology and hardware in the first ever Great British Summer Game Jam.
Unreal Engine announced as headline sponsor of Liverpool games showcase
- Tuesday 24th June 2014 - London
Wednesday 28th May 2014 - London, United Kingdom – Ukie partners with UKTI to put on UK games industry mini expo at the Liverpool Festival for Business in June.
Friday 2nd May 2014 - London, United Kingdom – The one-day conference brings together students, alumni and industry professionals to give insights into key trends in the industry and to share experiences of working in different kinds of games businesses. The aim is to give students guidance into what key business skills they require to succeed in an industry which is rapidly transitioning.
Thursday 1st May 2014 - London, United Kingdom – Ukie to hold event to raise awareness about the barriers that people with disabilities face when using digital technology.
May 15th marks the third Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), an international day to get people across all industries talking, thinking and learning about digital accessibility and people with different disabilities.
Pack your bucket and spade: Ukie releases Gamescom 2014 packages for Seaside themed UK industry stand
Friday 25 April 2014 - London, United Kingdom - New Ukie exhibitor packages offer discounted and hassle free attendance on the UK stand at Gamescom 2014, Europe’s largest industry trade show.
Ukie will be running a “British Seaside” themed UK industry stand at this year’s Gamescom in Cologne. This follows the huge success of the UK pavilion at last year’s event which saw over £16 million worth of business done and over 40 businesses exhibiting across the three days of the show.