UK Trade & Investment Germany and TIGA Turn the Spotlight onto British Games Businesses at Gamescom with an Innovative New Programme

To celebrate the UK being selected as the partner country for gamescom 2011 TIGA and UKTI have teamed up to create an exciting programme of events  for UK companies attending this year’s show. The purpose of the programme is to increase the visibility of all of British businesses, create valuable networking opportunities and a value for money package which brings businesses together to raise the profile of the UK games industry as a whole.

What do I get?

•      Free access to gamescom

•      Short market study on the German gaming sector

•      Participation in the Opening Ceremony (subject to availability)

•      Guided tour of gamescom

•      Invitation to TIGA / UK partner country reception

•      Access to Round Table event followed by networking

Speakers confirmed to date are:

Philip Reisberger (Chief Games Officer Core Games) BIGPOINT

Sina Kaufmann (Head of Communications & Public Relations) Wooga

Georg Larch (International Marketing Director) Koch Media

Phil Gaskell (Creative Director & Co-Founder) RebelPlay Ltd

•      Participation in a workshop with Chris Wright, CEO of Games Analytics on “How to build a successful online game”. The workshop explains why each individual gamer should be treated differently to maximise player satisfaction, revenue and the overall success of an online game.

•      Presentation on “Double taxation of turnover tax in online gaming” by Dr. Stefan Maunz

•      Presentation by Guilliaume de Fondaumiere of Heavy Rain

•      Exchange of delegate lists with BIU e.V. (German Trade Association of Interactive Entertainment Software) and G.A.M.E. (German Developers Association) for arrangement of individual meetings

•      Invite to G.A.M.E. reception

•      70 Euro reduction on GDC Europe participation

•      Basic logistical assistance and general advice*

•      Basic assistance with PR*

*For tailor-made in depth assistance, please contact us for an offer.

Price for the package:

£140 per person for those companies who are exhibitors

£275 per person for regional delegations

£299 per person for businesses or individuals who are not exhibiting

If you want to sign up for the programme, please fill in the registration form  by 10 August 2011. I will then get back to you asap with the details. All of these events are subject to availability and change!


Miriam Ducke | Trade Adviser Creative Industries and Education |
UK Trade & Investment | British Embassy | Wilhelmstr. 70 | 10117 Berlin | Tel: +49 (0)30/20457-451 | E-Mail:

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