GDC 2016 is fast approaching
It's only six weeks until the UK games industry start filling the flights to San Francisco for GDC, the biggest and most established games industry event in the world. Ukie is once again running the UK industry stand, taking out some of the biggest names in UK games to meet international counterparts to exchange ideas, network, attract funding, pitch to investors, and shape the future of industry.
Our Game Developers Conference 2015 Round Up
At this year's GDC we were excited to welcome over 35 British companies to the UK pavilion of the expo show floor, with 6 Northern Irish companies and 13 Welsh companies joining us as part of their trade missions. The business area was buzzing with meetings, and the outwards-facing demo area featured 6 games companies demoing their fantastic games. And, as per usual, the walls and panels were adorned with iconic union jack flags and bunting.
We 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:
Countdown To GDC: What's On The Stand
Thirty six businesses will be exhibiting on the UK industry stand at this year’s GDC in San Francisco, promoting the UK as the best place to make and sell games in the world. This includes six companies coming from Northern Ireland, and twelve companies as part of the Welsh Creative Industries trade mission.
UK drinks reception returns at GDC
Want to do business with companies from all over the UK? You are in luck! The VIP UK industry drinks reception will be returning at this years GDC San Francisco on Wednesday 4th March at the British Consulate from 6pm.
This year's event has been sponsored by our fantastic partners Multiplay, GameBench and Next Gen Skills Academy. Make sure you come down for some great food, great drink and a chance to network with some of the biggest players in the UK and global games industry.