GamesIndustry.biz and EGX Rezzed have come together for a new digital business event — GI Live: Online.
The event will take place April 14th - 16th, and feature expert roundtables, a full 1-2-1 meeting system, special guests, plus keynote talks from the likes of IO Interactive’s Hakan Abrak and Velan Studio’s Guha Bala.
The event will also feature a brand new awards show: The Indie Publishing Awards. You can find out more details about that through here.
Tickets are available right now. The event runs from 10am - 8pm GMT.
Using Discord, MeetToMatch and YouTube, GI Live: Online is the place for indie developers to meet investors, publishers, services companies and more, and to learn about how to develop their business in today’s games industry. Roundtables will take place on a variety of subjects, from succeeding on Xbox to getting covered by the games media. Roundtables already confirmed include sessions with Xbox, Kickstarter, London Venture Partners and Creative England. More will be revealed in the coming weeks.
The event will include keynotes such as Hakan Abrak from IO Interactive, discussing the lessons behind self-publishing Hitman 3. Meanwhile, industry luminary Guha Bala from Velan Studios will discuss his career working with major brands such as Skylanders, Spider-Man and Mario Kart.
We will also have special industry guests, including development legends, popping into the Discord throughout the event.
A number of major companies have already signed-up to meet with developers, including investors, publishers and platform holders such as Bandai Namco, Behaviour Interactive, Devolver Digital, Digital Extremes, EA Originals, Gearbox Publishing, Humble Bundle, Kickstarter, LEGO Ventures, Makers Fund, Microsoft ID@Xbox, SEGA, Sony PlayStation, Team17 and Ubisoft.
Sponsorship opportunities are available, with Creative England signed-up as our first partner. For more details, contact Charlotte.Nangle@Gamesindustry.biz.
Tickets are on sale now at $50 for developers, publishers and investors. An add-on is available for developers looking to promote their game to the GamesIndustry.biz audience.
10% Ukie member discount available with code: GILiveUKIE