By becoming a Ukie member you'll join over 350 other games businesses, from large format holders and some the UK's biggest developers, all the biggest global games publishers, to promising start-ups and rising stars of the UK's games sector.
Ukie offers two types of membership:
- Full membership - for developers, publishers and other who create and sell interactive entertainment
- Partner membership - for businesses that provide services and support to the games industry
Sign up today
Take five minutes to read the information below and complete the application form at the bottom page. Once it's submitted, we'll get back in touch within two working day to confirm your membership application.
Why should you join?
Whatever the size of your business, if you join Ukie you'll: get access to practical support and discounted services; benefit from campaigns and be part of a wider industry voice on key issues; we'll also help you to make connections, protect your IP and give you access to the latest data, insight and research.
Discounted access to the products and services that your business needs and advice on the latest games industry issues through our events, guides, mentoring schemes and training and giving you discounted legal and accountancy advice. All Ukie members also get to use our offices and meeting rooms free of charge.
We run campaigns and initiatives that benefit the wider UK games sector that only happen because of the money and the time that Ukie members give,
We speak to government and the media to make sure that the games industry’s voice is heard clearly on issues like tax breaks and that we have the right business environment for our members’ businesses to thrive.
We represent the wider games industry and we can help you link up with other games businesses, policy makers and leading players in other sectors. We can arrange 1 to 1 meetings between members or put on bespoke events to allow you to promote your businesses. We also create media opportunities for our members and promote their work whenever we get the opportunity.
We offer value-for-money access to the services that you need to combat IP crime, as well as representing the games industry to government on all IP issues.
Data, insight and research
Discounted access to unique UK sales data (physical and digital) and detailed reports that give you valuable market intelligence.
How much does it cost to join?
We are focused on making sure that every pound that we receive delivers real value to you and your business. Small start-ups can join Ukie today for £500 a year (we’ve got packages so you don’t have to pay it all once) and all other members pay our transparent fees, which are based your turnover to make it suit the size of your business.
See a full breakdown of our membership fees:
Here are our rates for Full Members (developers, publishers and other who create and sell interactive entertainment) as follows:
|Relevant Turnover||Annual Fee|
|£0 - £250,000||£500 + VAT|
|£250,000 - £1m||£750 + VAT|
|£1m - £2.5m||£2,000 +VAT|
|£2.5m - £5m||£5,000 +VAT|
|£5m - £10m||£10,000 +VAT|
|£10m - £20m||£20,000 + VAT|
|£20m - £40m||£40,000 + VAT|
|£40m - £60m||£50,000 + VAT|
|£60m - £100m||£60,000 + VAT|
|£100m+||£70,000 + VAT|
And here are our rates for Partners (for businesses that provide services and support to the games industry):
Ad hoc services
Ukie also offer a range of ad hoc service that can be bought outside of memebrship.
Meeting room hire at Ukie
Find out more about hiring our space here.
Please contact Mo for details on subscriptions to Ukie IP services.
Event organisation / sponsorship
Ukie offer a bespoke event organisation service for non-members. Contact Sam for more details.
It's easy to join
If you’re a businesses that makes or sells games in the UK or provides services or support to the UK games industry you can join us today.
1. Complete our application form - Complete the 'Company registration form' below or get in touch and someone can go through it with you.
2. Complete your profile - Once your membership has been accepted you can complete your Ukie online profile and you can access the products and services that your business needs.
If you're already a Ukie member, register for a web log in to access member only discounts and reports.