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Pocket Gamer Connects London 2022 [LIVE!]
Jan 17th - 18th 2022

Pocket Gamer Connects London 2022 [LIVE!]

London, UK

Date & Times: Monday, January 17th - 18th 2022
8:30am to 6pm
Location: London, United Kingdom
Region: Europe
Expected Size: 1,000 - 3,000
Ticket Cost: 84 GBP
Target Audience: Developers, Indie Developers, Creatives, Recruitment, C-Level, Marketing, Students, Investors, Publishers, Tool Providers, Technical teams, Ad Companies, Media, YouTubers / Streamers, Publisher
Event Type: Conference
Featured Platforms: iOS, Android, Console, Handheld Console, Wearables, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, A

Start 2022 the right way!
The leading mobile gaming industry conference, Pocket Gamer Connects, returns to London in January 2022.

After two years away because of the pandemic, we're returning to the same popular venue as before. Some 2,000 attendees from the games industry will gather at The Brewery for two days on 17-18 January to network, discover, pitch and learn from 200 of the world’s leading authorities.

Mobile, PC and console, blockchain, VR/AR and more will be covered, across 20 unmissable conference tracks. Our speakers and panellists will share their expert insight into design and development, monetisation and growth, new technologies, company culture and loads more.

For sponsorships or other business development opportunities please contact Lisa at lisa.bisset@steelmedianetwork.com or book a meeting to discuss your needs at: https://calendly.com/lisa-bisset

Back to Networking
We've run 28 Connects events now since 2014, and since 2020 we moved them online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. But just because you're familiar with the format, don't think you've seen it all before! Pocket Gamer Connects London 2022 will be a welcome return to in-person events, and feature new track themes, new fringe events, and new business content designed to look to the future.

The most exciting thing for us is the chance to meet the industry once more. We're using MeetToMatch as our meeting platform now, which will enable attendees to find each other and arrange meetings in our dedicated area.

A Pocket Gamer Connects conference is a place to get business done. It's famous for being a place where new connections are made (hence the name) and productive meetings take place. You'll be able to network with hundreds of industry professionals and we will do our best to make that easy.

We'll bring together the whole gaming industry, from students and indie studios to the media, international investors and AAA publishers. Unlike some other events, we offer our MeetToMatch meeting scheduler free to all delegates, with unlimited requests, so you can find that perfect contact and arrange to meet them in person.

An Established international Audience

Well over 30,000 industry professionals have attended the Pocket Gamer Connects international conference series since 2014, whether that's online or at a venue. The roadshow has landed in the UK, America, Canada, Finland, Jordan, India and Hong Kong with a genuinely international client base: on average, delegates from more than 45 countries attend each event. (When we took the event online during the pandemic, delegates from over 75 countries joined us!)

In 2016, we became the biggest dedicated mobile games industry conference series in Europe and have stayed on top ever since. Not only have our previous delegates voted Connects the 'best value conference', but 97% would recommend it to a colleague and 96% tell us they’ll come back for more.

Previous speakers and delegates from all the key industry players include Supercell, King, Space Ape Games, Niantic, SYBO, Tencent, Telltale, Apple, Rovio, Disney, Wargaming, Kabam, NetEase, NTT Docomo, Ubisoft, Facebook, Google, Square Enix, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Gameloft, Sega, Capcom, Unity, Twitter, Snapchat, Twitch and many, many, many more.

Side Quests
Curated fringe events like our Publisher SpeedMatch, Money Maker and Investor Connector sessions pair developers in rapid succession with a series of publishers or investors.

Each one is an exclusive session where our experts hand-pick businesses who we know will find objectives in common. These short, sharp encounters enable first contact for you to follow up with a longer meeting if you find a potential partner. It’s a shop window for devs to display their wares and a pipeline of prospects for anyone looking to sign up-and-coming talent. Early application is advised as they fill up quickly and cannot be joined on the day.

Indie devs are the lifeblood of the mobile and PC games industry and Pocket Gamer Connects always champions their work. Our hugely popular Very Big Indie and PC Indie Pitches will be back in force with indie devs competing to impress a panel of expert judges. The winners walk away with armfuls of prizes and online marketing worth thousands of dollars.

Look out for the application links once you've bought your Pocket Gamer Connects ticket!

Party Time

And if that all sounds a bit serious, the first day will close with our awesome Global Connects Party – that’s where the networking goes on into the night and you might just make lifelong friends, fortunes and memories…

Meet the Media
We welcome regional and international specialist media to our events so that your work reaches the widest audience possible. With our own publishing powerhouse behind us, you are guaranteed that our journalists will be onsite for demos, interviews and other ways to raise awareness of your brand or project to the online community outside the walls of the event.

If you’re looking for feedback on a project, stop by our Journalist Bar for a free consultation from professional games journalists from sites including PocketGamer.com. Our editors can also be contacted through the MeetToMatch platform.

What's included?
Your conference ticket includes...

  • Entry to the main conference including access to all content tracks, expo and dedicated meeting areas on both days
  • Invitation to access fringe sessions such as The Very Big Indie Pitch, Investor Connector, Publisher SpeedMatch, MoneyMaker, Journalist Bar and more (if eligible: free separate application required, places may be limited)
  • Entry to the Global Connects Party on the evening of day one
  • Free coffee, tea and refreshments on both days
  • Free wifi in the venue
  • A personal and company profile on the MeetToMatch meeting platform and unlimited meeting invites
  • Access to video recordings of all talks and panels in our Video Vault after the event

Book now while places last
Select your ticket above and follow the simple online booking system. Payment is required at the time of booking, so please have your credit or debit card ready. If you don't have a credit or debit card, please see the alternative payment methods listed.

Block bookings: To arrange a discount on block bookings, please contact us if you wish to purchase more than 5 tickets, via lisa.bisset@steelmedia.co.uk

 

Venue

The Brewery
52 Chiswell Street
London
United Kingdom

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Platinum Sponsors

Xsolla

Xsolla

https://xsolla.com/

Xsolla is the world's leading video game commerce company, with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the games industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes to promote and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms.

As an innovative leader in mobile game commerce, Xsolla continues to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization so their partners can grow audience, engagement, and revenue. With offices worldwide, Xsolla currently works with major gaming entities like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Take-Two, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, and more.

For additional information, please visit xsolla.com.

Gold Sponsors

AppLovin

AppLovin

https://www.applovin.com/

AppLovin’s leading marketing platform provides developers with a powerful set of solutions to grow their mobile apps. AppLovin’s technology enables developers to market, monetize, analyze, and publish their apps.

The company’s first-party content includes more than 200+ popular, engaging apps and its technology brings that content to millions of users around the world. AppLovin is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with several offices globally.

AppGallery

AppGallery

https://www.linkedin.com/company/huawei-app-gallery/

Explore AppGallery, home to 4.5 million developers and 560 million users. We help partners bring their apps to users worldwide with ground-breaking technology, support across 24 timezones and leading app security & quality.

Fyber

Fyber

https://www.fyber.com/

Fyber, part of Digital Turbine’s independent Mobile Growth Platform, develops innovative ad monetization solutions trusted by top mobile game and app publishers. Fyber’s product suite - FairBid mediation, Fyber Marketplace, and Offer Wall Edge, were built with performance, scale and transparency in mind.

Our products offer publishers a trusted, unconflicted alternative that drives superior results by creating an optimal connection between mobile audiences, top global brands and mobile-first advertisers across over 40Bn daily ad opportunities. For additional information, visit www.fyber.com.

Pangle

Pangle

Pangle is the go-to-place for developers and publishers to monetize their apps, attract users, and push the boundaries of their creativity.

First establishing itself as the leading mobile advertising platform in Asia, Pangle enables global app developers to maximize their earnings through exclusive TikTok For Business ad demand in APAC,MENA,CEE and LATAM, and advertisers to reach out to a massive audience engaging in a premium mobile app network.

IronSource

IronSource

https://www.is.com/

IronSource is a leading business platform for the App Economy. App developers use ironSource's platform to turn their apps into successful, scalable businesses, leveraging a comprehensive set of software solutions which help them grow and engage users, monetize content, and analyze and optimize business performance to drive more overall growth.

The ironSource platform also empowers telecom operators to create a richer device experience, incorporating relevant app and service recommendations to engage users throughout the lifecycle of the device.

By providing a comprehensive business platform for the core constituents of the App Economy, ironSource allows customers to focus on what they do best, creating great apps and user experiences, while enabling their business expansion in the App Economy. For more information please visit www.is.com

adjoe GmbH

adjoe GmbH

adjoe is a leading mobile platform developing cutting-edge advertising and monetization solutions that take our app partners’ business to the next level.

Our unique ad unit “Playtime” has made us one of the fastest-growing ad platforms and top-ranking user acquisition sources for app publishers worldwide. And that’s just the start. Our vision is to serve a positive ad experience to every app user on the globe. To achieve that, we challenge the status quo by creating industry-changing technologies, ad formats, and business models.

We aim to reshape the way apps operate their business.

Voodoo

Voodoo

Voodoo was founded in 2013 and is a leading publisher and developer of mobile games (iOS and Android). The company creates games both internally and in collaboration with hundreds of studios around the world. Voodoo has launched more than 100 mobile games, reaching over a billion users worldwide, with over 300 million monthly active users and 5 billion total downloads.

The company is headquartered in Paris, with offices in Montpellier, Berlin, Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Kharkiv, Montreal, Istanbul, Tokyo, and Singapore.

Bronze Sponsors

Coda Payments

Coda Payments

https://www.codapayments.com

Coda Payments helps digital content providers monetize their products and services in more than forty markets. Coda Payments operates Codashop, the leading source for games and in-game currencies.

Coda also offers Codapay, which allows publishers of digital content to accept the same range of 250+ payment methods available on Codashop on their own websites.

Coda Payments is the platform of choice for taking life's digital experiences over the top.

Anything World!

Anything World!

https://anything.world/

Hello, we are Anything World. We are a fresh startup looking to redefine play and allow for the creation of emergent worlds based on our cutting edge Machine Learning implementations.

Anything World is an innovative platform that combines AI, voice computing and 3D rendering with layers of behavioural intelligence.

We enable users to request and play with any object imaginable. It’s the easiest and fastest way for developers to create AI driven 3D experiences powered by voice.

TapNation

TapNation

https://www.tap-nation.io/

TapNation is a tech startup specialized in mobile Hyper Casual Games in close relationship with more than 100 studios around the world!

We provide them with high potential game concepts and high-tech data tools to test and publish their games on the market.

TapNation released many HIT games and generated more than 350 Millions downloads! Our ambition is to become a key player in a high-growth market.

Track Sponsors

Agnitio Capital

Agnitio Capital

http://www.agnitiocapital.com/

Agnitio Capital is a fully authorised investment bank that assists games studios with raising funds from the top games investors or completely selling their businesses to the largest games publishers worldwide.

Agnitio has been specialising in working with games founders for over 18 years and takes a long term approach to helping guide its clients on when would be the most opportune time to consider its strategic options.

www.agnitiocapital.com

Bango

Bango

http://bango.ai

Finding users who install your app is tough enough. Acquiring new users who pay in your apps is even harder.

Bango Audiences makes find new paying users easy. We provide the best custom audiences for Facebook and TikTok UA campaigns to do this.

Just slot these audiences into your UA campaigns with no integration and watch the revenue come in. Built by analyzing purchase behavior from billions of dollars of consumer app spending. App marketers focus their UA campaigns with these tailored audiences to reach the users who are most likely to buy, because they have a proven history of paying in similar apps.

Pollen VC

Pollen VC

https://pollen.vc/

"Pollen VC provides flexible lines of credit to mobile app and game developers, enabling you to borrow up to 4x your monthly revenues on a simple, transparent interest rate basis.

We enable you to unlock the value trapped in your platform receivables (AR) and also in your existing marketing cohorts, giving you an elastic line of credit that flexes in line with your business growth. Capital can be rapidly reinvested back into user acquisition to help growth without solely relying on dilutive venture capital funding."

Photon Engine

Photon Engine

https://www.photonengine.com/

Photon Engine is the world's best Multiplayer service provider, with thousands of live games and more than 500 Million monthly active players. Boost your community by offering the best performance and match size while cutting costs. Photon Engine makes it simple to launch AAA grade multiplayer games with Unity while setting the Benchmark for both State-Synchronized and Deterministic engines.

Fusion brings ease of development, high player count and AAA functionalities at high performance.

Quantum E-Sport grade Deterministic engine leads with zero lag, no netcode and having everything 100% in sync. Accelerate your Multiplayer game production by joining our Gaming Circle community.

Adverty

Adverty

http://www.adverty.com/

Adverty, the leading in-game advertising platform, delivers seamless In-Play™ and In-Menu™ ads to connect brands and people through its revolutionary and patented technology built for games. The platform offers true in-game ad inventory at scale and allows content creators to monetise the complete experience with unobtrusive, easy-to-integrate, immersive ads.

Founded in 2016, Adverty has offices in Stockholm, London, New York, Madrid, Helsinki, St Petersburg and Lviv and works with advertisers, agencies and developers to unlock audiences and gaming revenue streams.

Big Indie Pitch Sponsors

Lion Studios

Lion Studios

https://lionstudios.cc/

Lion Studios is a mobile games publisher, launched by AppLovin in 2018, that works with mobile developers to get their games discovered by players around the world.

Headquartered in San Francisco, Lion Studios’ growth and product teams utilize their expertise to help game developers break through the noise and grow their businesses.

Associate Sponsors

King

King

King is the game developer behind the world-famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top-grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021.

King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

Bidshake

Bidshake

www.bidshake.com

Scale your mobile apps with the world’s most advanced cross-channel user acquisition automation platform.

BidShake uses an exceptional recipe to blend all your UA ingredients together and turn scattered data into rich insights easily executed through the most advanced campaign and creative management optimization tools.

For more information, visit www.bidshake.com

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