Pocket Gamer Connects – East meets West

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Brand new for 2014 comes Pocket Gamer Connects, a global mobile games conference from Steel Media, the publisher behind Pocket Gamer and PocketGamer.biz.

Brand new for 2014 comes Pocket Gamer Connects, a global mobile games conference from Steel Media, the publisher behind Pocket Gamer and PocketGamer.biz. Building on our experience of running the leading mobile games industry portal alongside some of the best industry networking events, we believe we can bring something fresh to the conference scene that will be genuinely useful, engaging, and enjoyable. Key benefits include: Essential guides to publishing in Korea, Japan & China Super power panels featuring top global business leaders Dedicated second track for indie developers Exhibition space, workshops, and gaming zone The best industry networking events (mixers, pitches, parties) Free market trends research for all attendees The inaugural PG Connects kicks off in the heart of London’s Southbank and will be based around the premise of “East meets West”, with the aim of providing genuine insight, ideas, and connections amongst thought-leaders from Asia, America and Europe. Like all of our activities, this event will be born from the industry, for the industry. We’re currently busily working to provide a format that’s original, involving, and inspiring – encouraging ideas and connections while providing real value to all attendeesBrand new for 2014 comes Pocket Gamer Connects, a global mobile games conference from Steel Media, the publisher behind Pocket Gamer and PocketGamer.biz. Building on our experience of running the leading mobile games industry portal alongside some of the best industry networking events, we believe we can bring something fresh to the conference scene that will be genuinely useful, engaging, and enjoyable.

Key benefits include:

  • Essential guides to publishing in Korea, Japan & China
  • Super power panels featuring top global business leaders
  • Dedicated second track for indie developers
  • Exhibition space, workshops, and gaming zone
  • The best industry networking events (mixers, pitches, parties)
  • Free market trends research for all attendees

The inaugural PG Connects kicks off in the heart of London’s Southbank and will be based around the premise of “East meets West”, with the aim of providing genuine insight, ideas, and connections amongst thought-leaders from Asia, America and Europe.

Like all of our activities, this event will be born from the industry, for the industry. We’re currently busily working to provide a format that’s original, involving, and inspiring – encouraging ideas and connections while providing real value to all attendees.

Mon 20 – Tue 21 Jan, 2014 from 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Vinopolis
No.1 Bank End
London, SE1 9BU, UK
Cost: £65 for developers and £220 for non developers until 13th December

Speakers include: 

Ken Asakura – CEO at Adways

Jason Avent – MD at Boss Alien

Robby Yung – VP of Business Development at Animoca

Oscar Clark – Evangelist at Applifier

Adam Green – CEO at Assyria Games

Richard Flores Santos – Head of Games at Biodroid games

Xavier Louis – Co Founder at brainbow

Lei Zhang – General Manager at Chukong

Paul Flanagan –  Advisor at Creative Mobile

Veli-Pekka Piirainen – CEO & Founder of Critical Force Entertainment Ltd

Tom Hass – Producer at DeNA

John Ozimek – Co-founder at Dimoso

Keith Katz – CEO at Execution Labs

Simon Barratt – MD and Owner of Four Door Lemon

Andy Zhong – Angel investor at FunPlus

Kyu Lee – President of Gamevil USA

Nicolas Godement-Berline – General Manager at gumi Europe

Shainiel Dao – CEO at Halfbrick

Jeff Lyndon – Co-founder of iDreamSky

Nicoll Hunt – Head Honcho at I Fight Bears

Eric Choi – Head of Business Development at KakaoTalk

Tommy Palm – Games Guru at King

James Mintram – Director at Lemon Moose Games

Harry Holmwood – CEO at Marvelous AQL

Paul Croft – Co-founder & Chief Games Officer at Media Tonic

Julia Lebedeva – Biz Dev Director at Nevosoft

Nikola Cavic – Head of Business Development at Nordeus

Gunnar Hempel – Global Gaming Lead at NTT Docomo

Fabien- Pierre Nicolas – GM Mobile at Perfect World

Tarek Hohberg – Co-Founder at Pfeffermind Games

Maarten Noyons – CEO at Playground / IMGA

Ville Heijari – European GM at PlayHaven

Becky Ann Hughes – Vice President of Product and Marketing at Play First

Natalie Griffith – Owner of Press Space PR

Hendrik Lesser – CEO at Remote Control

Peter Vesterbacka – CMO at Rovio

Perry Tam – CEO at Storm 8

Steve Gray – VP of Business Development at Tencent

Gareth Edmondson – CEO of Thumbstar Games

Sebastian Kriese- Corporate Partnerships at Wooga GmbH

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