Business service

Association for Continuing Education in Esports (ACES)

The Association for Continuing Education in Esports (ACES) was established in October 2019 to advance the evolution of esports education.  Fundamental to this aim is the bringing together of industry and academia to ensure that University based esports education is fit for purpose.  The Association was set up through a partnership between six academics based in UK Universities who currently deliver esports based modules and courses.  Supporting the overall aim, this being to advance the evolution of esports education, are five key objectives:

Parker Consulting

With 28 years in the games industry (ex Nintendo and Sony), the consultancy has a depth of experience to assist developers and publishers with strategic planning and raising investment. We make you business ready to meet our investment community. We also advise on starting up a business and the corporate and financial requirements to grow from there.

CreeperHost Ltd

CreeperHost is a game service provider, providing dedicated game server hosting for Minecraft, CS:CO, ARK, Unturned, Starbound and many other games since 2011.

We provide dedicated virtual servers, as well as hardware services in our very own UK data centre, located in Grantham.

We are always looking to help out game developers, and have partnered up with a few game studios, including ChuckleFish and Igloosoft Games. 

Swipe Right PR

Swipe Right is a leading global esports and gaming communications agency who elevate brands and help build communities. We’re a London-based agency with an international network of media, influencers and partners and we deliver strategic and creative campaigns that help our clients form their brand identity and deliver their message to the right audiences.

Sherimedia Ltd

Sherimedia was founded by EA, SEGA and nDreams alum Dan Sheridan. Dan has over 20 years of experience working in the interactive entertainment industry and spent the last 14 years dedicated to community and social media marketing within the video games industry.

Dan founded Sherimedia in 2018 to provide the industry with an agency-like service for community management, social media and influencer marketing. Client roster features award winning agencies, independent developers, publishers and gaming peripheral brands.

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The Walt Disney Co.


The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to entertain, inform and inspire people around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling, reflecting the iconic brands, creative minds and innovative technologies that make ours the world’s premier entertainment company.

The Video Games business is part of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, the global hub that brings Disney’s stories, characters, and franchises to life through theme parks and resorts, cruise and vacation experiences, and consumer products.

Game Academy

Game Academy is a new venture that enables game players to make the most of their in-game talent out of game. We are a ‘sidecar companion’ for game players. Through our new service, players can receive real world analysis of their in-game skills, sharpen their talent through online courses by playing their favourite games and connect to work and educational opportunities through a marketplace. Our venture is supported by an unique dataset providing insight in to games, skills and careers.

COUSIN Media Group Limited

COUSIN Media Group is a brand-new media company that has been created by ex-Target Media directors. It a full-service media planning and buying agency specialising in the entertainment category. Having recognised that the speed and specialisms of the entertainment, and especially video games markets, are unique we have built an advertising business around servicing the needs of this category. We specialise in media strategy, planning, buying, implementation and optimisation for advertising campaigns across all media channels and work globally.

Fundamentally Games

Fundamentally Games is dedicated to helping bring amazing, sustainable experiences for players.  We have seen first hand what happens when you give players’ a reason to keep playing and investing in the games they love.
 
Fundamentally Games Ltd was founded in 2019 by Ella Romanos and Oscar Clark. We help developers and organisations transform their games into services.

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Neonhive

Neonhive is a full-service marketing agency founded by Korina Abbott, a marketing specialist with over a decade of experience in bringing games to market.

Our services including strategic marketing consultancy, PR, community management and Steam page optimisation. Whether you're a publisher looking to boost your in-house team or a developer with plans to self-publish I'd love to hear from you!

20% off all services for Ukie members. 

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