Membership of Ukie gives your business access to a raft of unique products and services to help your business thrive. Whether the market is buoyant or challenging Ukie is here to help companies get the support they need, and when they need it. Here is a reminder of some key services you can access as a member.
If you recently formed a games company or are thinking of establishing one in the coming months, talk to the membership team about our new start up membership rates. For more information contact helen@ukie.org.uk or leo@ukie.org.uk.

Ukie and Tencent Games Growth Programme

Ukie is delighted to open submissions for its 2024 games accelerator and scale-up programmes, delivered in partnership with Tencent. Our industry gold-standard accelerator path provides essential foundational knowledge of running a games business including creating a company mission and vision, management accounts, business models, finding funding, PR and more. The scale up path builds upon the accelerator, tailored for companies who are looking to take their company to the next level - learning about growth, scaling up resources, international business success, company culture among other core topics.




NEW NeedToKnow video series

UkieTV on YouTube is the destination for a raft of short, punchy interviews with games industry experts on key industry topics. These 10-12 minute interviews look at topics as varied as Remote working and empowering your team and Making gender equality truly inclusive and provide you with the insight that your business needs. All presenters are contactable for a deeper dive where needed.




NEW Ukie Partner members directory

When you join Ukie you become part of the largest and most influential network for games people in the UK. This includes getting access to industry experts across a raft of specialisations. Check out the Partner Members directory to see what experts you can access and take advantage of the discounts and deals they give to their fellow members.





Standard Contracts

As a member of Ukie you can access a range of standard business contracts, created by Ukie member Harbottle & Lewis. These free contract templates act as a fabulous starting point for the creation of your business deals.






Access to finance guide

The most visited page on the Ukie website is our unique access to finance guide. For businesses looking to source funding this is the ideal first step. The guide takes you through numerous routes to access funding, complete with guidance and links. Once you have identified which route of finance you wish to pursue please contact the Ukie membership team for bespoke support and connections.






Intellectual Property (IP) services

An unfortunate reality of the games industry is that there are people trying to make money out of games companies valuable IP. Whether it be distributing your games online, using your IP in merchandise or cloning your game, someone is exploiting your creative endeavours. Ukie has a range of IP services to obstruct and remove these from sale. Free for members, these services include website link takedowns, removal of infringing items and prosecution of perpetrators.

To find out more about these services please contact mo@ukie.org.uk our IP manager.




Physical and digital sales data

Ukie has partnered with Sparkers to give members discounted access to GSD – the industry leading service for games sales data. Ukie members can exclusively subscribe to these services -

For more information please contact sam@ukie.org.uk






UK and international games events

Members can access a raft of UK networking events and also secures discounts to the major games events in the UK. Ukie also manages major UK pavilions at international shows including gamescom and GDC. For more information on discounts please contact the membership team.

Membership team

Sam Collins      sam@ukie.org.uk

Helen Johnson helen@ukie.org.uk

Leo Harvey       leo@ukie.org.uk