One week to go until Pocket Gamer Connects London – here’s what you need to know | Pocket

A week from today, the games industry will be heading to London for our highly anticipated first conference of 2022.

The hype for Pocket Gamer goes online in London is real, and you don’t want to miss joining us in London on February 14th and 15th. We welcome over 1500 attendees to our two-day conference, all from different corners of the world and the games industry. Whether you are a developer, job seeker, student, investor, or in any other role in the industry, we have a busy schedule that can bring you immense value. View the full conference program on the website here.

We also have a stellar selection of over 250 expert speakers from world-renowned companies that you won’t want to miss. They will share their acquired expertise and cutting-edge insights exclusively at our conference next week. There’s no better place than PG Connects London to find your next exciting project or great partnership, so don’t miss out on all the fun, ideas and invaluable connections! Book your ticket now if you haven’t already.

Today we’re sharing a preview of everything you can expect to see at our conference next week. Read on for a taste of what we have in store for you on February 14.

Unparalleled Networking

We welcome over 700 global companies to our conference next week. Senior executives from top brands such as DECA Games, Jam City, Amazon Web Services, Meta, King, Epic Games and many more will be on the ground, eager to build new relationships and meet with you. Here you can discover the full scope of the incredible businesses that will be joining us in London.

With our 24-hour meeting platform now taking meetings, it’s time for you to take advantage of being an early riser and start scheduling meetings with contacts from these fantastic companies – it can It may be difficult to identify representatives of these leading companies, then PG Connects London is your best bet for doing so! Don’t miss, the meetings are already underway and it’s up to you to get in on the action before the conference starts and times are booked.

Learn from the world’s top authorities

Our themed content tracks cover the most discussed and pressing topics in the industry today, such as monetization, multiplayer games, blockchain, metaverse, NFTs and more, there is no better place to keep up to date with everything happening in the industry today. After two years of working mostly remotely, it can be hard to say what are the most pressing topics facing the industry as a whole today – PG Connects is undertaking the ambitious feat of covering as many of them as possible. this year, so look no further to hear from the experts at the frontier of these emerging and evolving topics.

We have a stellar roster of speakers with exceptional backgrounds and invaluable knowledge to share. We’re highlighting some of the 225 exciting speakers we’ve lined up for you at PG Connects, check out our conversations with these fantastic gaming industry wizards here:

  • Tencent Country Manager for Turkey Aras Şenyüz – Oversees a team to support Tencent titles including PUBG MOBILE and Arena of Valor as well as the local gaming community. He is a seasoned marketing and business leader with over 20 years of experience in multinational FMCG, TelCo and more recently in the interactive entertainment industry.
  • Trailmix Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Tristan Clark – A 14-year veteran of game design, Tristan has spent much of his time developing team and casual F2P games, including the hit Farm Heroes King’s Saga. He is now the co-founder of Trailmix, which recently released its debut single, Love & Pies.
  • Jennifer Estaris, Game Director at ustwogames – She has worked in the games industry for the past 15 years at SYBO, Nickelodeon, Disney and other studios. Jennifer is an active member of Playing for the Planet and the IGDA Climate SIG and mom to a game-loving child.
  • SuperAwesome’s, an Epic Games company, Director of Strategy and Head of Developer Relations, Paul Nunn – His job is to help some of the world’s largest game and platform developers manage compliance and compliance challenges. technology they face when dealing with young audiences.

You can see our full range of speakers so far here.

For a closer look at the exciting, forward-looking topics our amazing speakers will be covering, take a look at some of our most anticipated sessions below.

  • Fireside Chat: Marketing in the Metaverse with Tracey McGarrigan, CEO of Ansible PR & Communications and Georgina Felce, COO and Co-Founder of Talewind
  • Off Trend: Creating Mission-First, Then Trend-Driven Games with Dan Bernardo, Founder and Game Director at Playtra
  • Superstar Session: Living Assets: Scalable NFTs for Fair Play in the Metaverse with Freeverse CEO Alun Evans
  • The Art of Making Data-Driven Decisions in Games with Daniel Saunders, Product (and Data) Manager at Fusebox Games
  • Superstar Session: The Cross-Pollination of Anime Films and Video Game Production with Haz Dulull, Co-Founder and Director of HaZimation

You can consult our complete program here.

A match made in heaven

As if stellar speakers and busy session schedules weren’t enough, we have even more in store for you. Take advantage of all the sideline events we have planned for this year, from curated matchmaking opportunities to meet your dream company to our beloved industry nights where you can indulge in casual networking with drinks, friends and good times.

  • Investor Connector – Investor Connector screens candidates for one-on-one meetings with investors and VCs looking to spend the right kind of money in the right industry
  • The very big indie pitch – Let’s celebrate new indie games! The ever-popular Pitch Contest returns, with a chance for media coverage, instant feedback and maybe a prize
  • The Very Big Indie Pitch: PC and Console Edition – The PC version of our pitching contest is your chance to get instant feedback on your new game, plus media coverage, prizes and valuable leads
  • SpeedMatch Editor – Our Publisher SpeedMatch sessions pair developers, speed-dating style, with publishers and investors. Perfect for first contact meetings with new prospects
  • Journalist Bar – Getting your games out to the media can be tricky, so we’ve simplified the process. Come to our dedicated online stand and meet the Pocket Gamer journalists
  • lucrative business – This recent addition to the calendar pairs developers and publishers with monetization companies to discuss how to make (more) money from your game.
  • Badge giving party – Do you like parties but you don’t like queues? The badge collection evening is made for you. Drop by, grab your badge for Pocket Gamer Connects London 2022, grab a drink and have a good time with industry friends new and old.
  • Global Connects evening – The flagship fun event in our fleet of industry-leading fun events, it’s the perfect way to unwind after a hard day of PG Connecting.

Book your ticket today

Join us next week, you won’t want to miss our big return to live events and meeting thousands of faces you wouldn’t normally meet! Make life-changing connections, learn great insights from experts, and improve your business in 2022 by investing in yourself and participating in PG Connects London. We now have digital and in-person tickets available on our website, so buy your tickets today so you won’t regret later.

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