Pocket Gamer Connects London 2024
|Date & Times:||
Monday, January 22nd - 23rd 2024
8:30am to 5:30pm
|Location:||London, United Kingdom|
|Expected Size:||1,000 - 3,000|
|Ticket Cost:||449 GBP|
|Target Audience:||Developers, Indie Developers, Creatives, Recruitment, C-Level, Marketing, Students, Investors, Publishers, Tool Providers, Technical teams, Ad Companies, Media, ASO Practitioners, App Marketers, App Advertisers, ASO Practitione|
|Featured Platforms:||iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows, Console, Handheld Console, Ha|
Pocket Gamer Connects is the leading international conference series for the global games industry. We focus on connecting you with the right people, bringing together delegates from across the entire ecosystem with all the key formats covered, from mobile, PC and console to XR, AI, and blockchain technology.
Over 48,000 industry professionals have attended the PG Connects international conference series since it launched 10 years ago. The roadshow has landed in America, Canada, Finland, Jordan, India and Hong Kong, with a genuinely international client base.
In our decade of curating events for the games industry, PG Connects has established a stellar reputation as a must-attend conference if you want to meet the most exciting game makers, developers and publishers alike, as well as some of the world’s top investors, tools providers, platforms and more. Our audience is truly global and representative of the entire games industry ecosystem, from indie to AAA.
This year, we will be extending the venue by erecting marquees in the Brewery courtyard, so there is more space for everyone!
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Xsolla, a global video game commerce firm, offers a powerful suite of tools and services tailored for the gaming industry. Founded in 2005, Xsolla has aided thousands of developers and publishers, from small to large, to fund, market, launch, and monetize games globally across multiple platforms.
Committed to simplifying global distribution, marketing, and monetization, Xsolla helps partners expand their reach, boost revenue, and connect with gamers worldwide. Based in Los Angeles, with offices globally, Xsolla collaborates with major gaming titles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, and Ubisoft.
Digital Turbine (NASDAQ: APPS) powers superior mobile consumer experiences and results for the world’s leading telcos, advertisers and publishers.
Its end-to-end platform uniquely simplifies the ability to supercharge awareness, acquisition and monetization — connecting Digital Turbine’s partners to more consumers, in more ways, across more devices. Digital Turbine is headquartered in North America, with offices around the world.
Our dream is to create great games that as many people as possible play for years and that are remembered forever. We're based in Helsinki with teams in North America, Seoul and Shanghai. To date, we've released five games –Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, Clash Royale, Brawl Stars – and killed dozens.
Our teams are given the independence to decide what's best for their game and the players.
Plarium Global Ltd. is dedicated to creating the best mobile and social experience for our community of over 450 million hardcore and casual registered gamers worldwide. Our diverse portfolio includes 20 games ranging from hardcore RPGs to casual adventures, featuring acclaimed titles such as RAID: Shadow Legends, Mech Arena, Vikings: War of Clans, Lost Island: Blast Adventure, and the Stormfall franchise.
The App Store and Google Play regularly feature our games, with Facebook twice recognizing us as a top hardcore Facebook developer. We employ more than 1400 specialists and are headquartered in Israel with eight offices and development studios across Europe and the United States.
Our games are available on iOS, Android, and PC. They are also available through Plarium Play, our optimized game launcher for PC and Mac players.
We were acquired by Aristocrat in October 2017 and operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
As video games rise to become the entertainment activity of choice for many, we are building diverse and creative hubs where collaboration, entrepreneurial innovation and the world’s best games portfolio comes together.
As our footprint continues to grow, so too does our ambition to do better. We strive to be leaders in Responsible Gameplay, and as part of Aristocrat Leisure, we have made bold ESG commitments, recognising our responsibility to protect our players, our planet and our vibrant industry.
Amber is a global game development company built by a collective of artisans residing in nine locations covering four different continents, with 1.000+ professionals passionate about gaming. We are evolving the art and science of play by operating on a scaled-up, vertically integrated organizational model to achieve mastery in the full set of game development specializations.
Our global network of multidisciplinary locations functions like an integrated hub, offering our partners a seamless workflow development, cost, and time effectiveness, while also ensuring excellence in all aspects of game development.
We have deep expertise in product development, cross-platform deployment, parallel launch strategies, user experience optimization, free-to-play monetization systems, data science, live operations, and more.
data.ai is the first Unified Data AI platform bringing together consumer data and market estimates. Our mission is to help gaming publishers with strategies to build the best games, based on premium insights, prescription, and execution.
Smadex is a Mobile Growth Platform facilitating performance, direct response, and brand advertising campaigns across in-app, mobile web, audio, and CTV.
Emphasizing transparency and contextual targeting, Smadex serves as a trusted partner for privacy-centric advertising campaigns. It optimizes creative strategies for top-notch performance, employing customizable machine-learning algorithms driven by contextual cues and first-party data.
Smadex's primary goal is to aid customers in achieving sustainable performance and scale while adhering to privacy regulations and fostering long-term value.
Persona.ly is a mobile-first DSP operating worldwide.
Using our proprietary bidder and machine-learning algorithms, we offer transparent, performance-driven, highly targeted UA and retargeting solutions at scale with access to over 2.8 million ad auctions per second.
We are trusted by Ubisoft, Nexon, Papaya Gaming, Rapido, Games24x7, Tilting Point, and many others. Persona.ly strives to be more than just a vendor for its partners, but a partner that helps generate actual value, growth, and broad marketing insights that can be used across channels.
Founded in 2007, Product Madness is an award-winning developer of world-leading mobile social casino games. HQed in the U.K, they also operate several hubs in Ukraine, Israel, Spain, Poland, USA and Canada. Their goal is to power your best game - which goes for both their people and their players.
Nurturing their employees’ careers with a people-first culture is the secret to their continued success. And now with 6 chart-topping games under their belt, they’re only just getting started! To find out more visit www.productmadness.com
Nine66, part of the Savvy Games Group, is an integrated support system for game developers. It provides infrastructure, skills development, the network, publishing, and the advisory services to promising games studios and developers, both in Saudi Arabia and internationally.
Through its work, Nine66 provides entrepreneurs and innovators in the games industry with the tools they need to accelerate their work, drive their business forward and deliver real impact that benefits the entire games community.
FastSpring is how SaaS, software, and digital product companies sell online and in more places around the world. Collect payments for direct purchases of games and in-game transactions, by using our advanced API powered Store Builder Library to power payments on your website or directly inside your game.
From checkout to taxes, we have you covered, are privately owned, and are headquartered in Santa Barbara with offices in Amsterdam, Belfast and Halifax.
Aptoide is the game-changing app distribution and payment processing platform. Available on multiple channels, including Android, Web, TV, automotive and iPhone, it has over 430 million users, 10 billion downloads, and 1 million apps.
Leke Games is a premier gaming company which was founded in 2022. Our mission is to focus on all aspects of the gaming industry to provide both players and the market with quality experiences. Therefore the organization positions itself with 3 different titles in the market.
While the Casual Game Team is developing a promising high-quality car racing game named 'TDZ:Traffic Driving Zone,' the Hybrid Casual Team is currently focused on 5new projects. In addition, our publishing team is engaged in discussions with studios in need of publisher support to bring their games to life in the market.
CrazyGames is the go-to browser games platform for 30 million players every month. Our seamless experience immerses players in diverse games that run smoothly on mobile and desktop. Ads are optimized for high earnings without being intrusive, ensuring steady revenue and a loyal player base.
We offer comprehensive support, including dedicated team assistance, an easy-to-use SDK, and integrated analytics, to maximize earnings and ensure success on our platform.
Keywords Studios' AI-driven player support platform, Helpshift, provides an efficient, personalised, modern support journey.
Get your players back online faster with over 50% automation for efficient resolution in 150+ languages across immersive channels like mobile apps, console, PC, and XR.
The Helpshift platform features Language AI machine translation, AI-driven intent classification, and bot workflows tailored specifically to the video games industry. Helpshift’s automated and customisable tools offer support teams cost-per-ticket savings, faster resolution times, and higher CSAT within weeks, empowering clients to optimise the longevity and value of their games.
Keywords Studios is an international provider of creative and technology-enabled solutions to the global video games and entertainment industries. Established in 1998, and now with over 70 facilities in 26 countries, it provides services across the entire content development life cycle.
Supporting 150+ languages and all time zones, Keywords Studios' end-to-end Player Engagement services cover everything from flexible player support to the safeguarding and management of your communities.
Our teams will work closely with yours to increase CSAT and efficiency, implement AI and automation enabled by the industry’s best digital support technology, close process gaps, and reduce costs across all your player engagement operations.
GameAnalytics is a leading analytics tool, with official SDKs for all major game engines, environments, and platforms. Prioritizing user security and privacy, GameAnalytics is compliant with ISO27001, SOCII, KidSAFE+, and ePrivacy standards. A steadily growing network of studios relies on GameAnalytics for insights in over 100k monthly active games.
Worldline connects you to markets around the world, offering over 150 payment methods and currencies delivering a fully localised payment experience to customers anywhere. We bring you coverage across the globe, including Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific including unique acceptance models in harder to reach markets like South Korea, India and Brazil.
With our Full Service model, you are able to collect those payments without the need for a local bank account or legal entity.
AppLovin makes technologies that help businesses of every size connect to their ideal customers. The company provides end-to-end software and AI solutions for businesses to reach, monetize and grow their global audiences.
For more information about AppLovin, visit: www.applovin.com
Inworld AI is the leading Character Engine for powering AI NPCs in gaming, entertainment, and interactive experiences. Going beyond LLMs and chatbots, Inworld powers multimodal expression of personality and contextual awareness to orchestrate character performance and behavior.
Smart NPCs can learn and adapt, navigate relationships with emotional intelligence, have memory and recall, and are capable of autonomously initiating goals and actions that are integrated with the broader gameplay experience.
Perpetuum Media is a leading worldwide publisher of Android / HTML5 games & services to mobile Subscription Stores, outside of primary markets (Google Play / Android OEM / iOS App stores). Our portfolio includes games from global / mobile brands such as Disney, Marvel, Square Enix / Onoma, Voodoo, Subway Surfers and many well-known indie developers.
Through our proprietary process and technology (F.A.S.T.), we generate incremental revenue for mobile games. We’ll also manage the entire process which means there's no development work or out of pocket cost required from content partners to reach our markets.
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology.
Udo Games is a mobile game publisher that is looking for talented studios to create hit stories together. The company is founded 10 years ago which makes it one of the oldest mobile game studios in Turkey. Currently focusing on hybrid-casual and casual titles.
The last solid title is called "Street Life: Merge to Survive".
Geeklab is your trusted partner in app growth and expertise with the mission to turn impressions into installs. A/B testing App Store, Google Play, and Steam product pages, analyzing market data, and surveying your audience with Geeklab can be a real game changer. Our team of ASO experts provides expertise so that you can run successful tests and get better results.
Bambassadors produces UGC video ads for the world's leading gaming studios in 20+ different languages. We’ve made over 10K high-performing ads for 100s of studios, with results including a 17x increase in in-game purchases and an 80% decrease in CPA. Our platform lets you see finished videos before you decide to buy them, removing the unknowns from ordering creative and saving you time, money, and revisions. We're offering one free video to any studio at PGC, no strings attached. Come see us at our booth to receive a free video ad within 24 hours
The web is poised to become the leading gaming platform and the ultimate distribution channel for mobile games. However, many mobile game developers find it daunting to navigate the complexities of the web.
This is where Pley steps in with a clear mission: to empower mobile game publishers and studios to effortlessly expand their presence to the web and unlock the benefits of extended playtime and increased revenue per user. With our comprehensive toolchain and cloud distribution platform, encompassing hosting, monetization, browser compatibility, and cross-platform play, we offer developers a seamless pathway to port their games to the web and efficiently manage release cycles.
We’re a flexible interactive ads company from Finland with hundreds of projects delivered for leading mobile studios like Rovio, Small Giant, Wooga, Fingersoft, Crazy Labs, Veikkaus and well known non-gaming brands.
Our philosophy is to enable top quality ad experience for the users, so you’ll find the audience that actually wants to spend time and money with the product. On top of this we offer in-ad analytics, develop HTML5 mini games and work for hire projects.
PopScreen Games, a studio focused on mobile RPGs, is distinguishing itself in the gaming industry by incorporating generative AI into their development process.
Known for their expertise in midcore RPGs, they are utilizing open-source generative AI to transform RPG development, aiming to penetrate new markets and achieve unprecedented goals. This approach has the potential to unlock billions of untouched downloads. Besides, their first game, "Wacky Battles," available at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dois.game.dm, exemplifies their commitment to innovation and quality in game design.
Appier is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to power business decision-making.
Appier’s products are designed to help companies build a holistic view of their customers, understand their preferences, anticipate their actions and ultimately make decisions that lead to better business outcomes.
Reactional Music is a commercial, technical and creative framework for next-generation music experiences in games.
The Reactional Platform is a rule-based music engine and music delivery platform enabling note by note generative composable music, music personalisation and opening up music and audio as an in-game purchase.
INCRMNTAL’s mission is to evolve marketing measurement. INCRMNTAL is an AI incrementality measurement platform allowing advertisers to measure the true incremental value of any activity impacting their marketing KPIs.
Utilizing causality and AI, the platform does not rely on user-level data for measurement. The platform is built for marketers across any industry who run campaigns both online and offline. The aim is to measure the true effectiveness of their advertising budgets.
he platform is privacy-centric, meaning that it uses no user-level data to run measurements. While at the same time it runs continuously, meaning no need to pause campaigns or run any experiments. Founded in 2020 by industry veterans Maor Sadra and Moti Tal, INCRMNTAL serves customers such as: Hopper, eToro, Binance, Autoscout24, Huuuge Games, SEGA, and others
Pecan’s automated predictive analytics platform empowers marketing teams to predict campaign outcomes with granular user-level predictions.
Our first-of-a-kind low-code solution helps optimize ROAS with AI-powered analytics and without any intervention from data scientists. Pecan allows mobile game publishers to make informed marketing decisions by predicting pLTV and guiding campaign management. Pecan’s predictions impact billions of dollars in revenue for mobile gaming companies of all sizes.
Heroic Labs is a Y Combinator company founded in 2015. They developed the Heroic Game Stack, which includes Nakama, the industry's leading open-source game server, Satori, the first LiveOps solution designed exclusively for the gaming industry, the Hiro game development framework, and the Heroic Cloud managed solution.
The Heroic Game Stack's flexibility has garnered attention from developers globally, allowing for innovative gaming experiences. With a strong focus on customer service, community engagement, and open-source values, the company has established a notable footprint in the gaming industry.
Aarki’s mission is to build the best-performing mobile app marketing ecosystem by connecting users to apps they love, and by delivering the strongest performance to advertisers and publishers. Creativity is at the core of our mobile advertising offering and we continue to innovate, serving compelling ad creatives that achieve superior results.
With our capabilities in machine learning that allow us to predict user quality and lifetime value, our extensive creative expertise, and Aarki Studio, our proprietary creative suite, we’re able to compose hyper-personalized ads and deliver them to the right audience, at the right time, at a superior ROI.
AppSamurai is a One-Stop-Shop mobile user acquisition platform that harvests the power of AI and in-house expertise to craft tailored growth strategies for your mobile app.
Precision is our guiding principle: connecting your app with the right audience at the right instance.
We have a vision of being one of the leading shooter game companies in the world
After the big success of Zula PC game, Zula Mobile was our first Mobile shooter test project, which was only released as beta in Turkey as a test product for the Shooter Platfom.
With our built and proven “Lokum Mobile Shooter Platform” we decided to make a New Generation Mobile FPS Game “Fire Power” with a global vision. This new generation mobile shooter has a global approach and is targeting a broader audience with a new global appeal.
Mistplay is the #1 loyalty app for mobile gamers. Our community of millions of engaged mobile gamers uses Mistplay to discover new games to play and earn rewards. Headquartered in Montreal and launched in 2016, Mistplay has climbed the ranks as a media source for game publishers, most recently ranking Top 5 Best media sources for Global ROI and Retention in the 2023 Singular ROI Index.
Layer AI is a creator-first, enterprise-ready productivity tool for professional game teams. Layer AI has already been adopted by the world's top mobile gaming companies, such as Tripledot Studios, Sciplay, and APPS. Early adopters of the tool confirm they are 2.5-3 times more productive thanks to Layer AI.
While the tool mainly solves 2D workflows today, the team is already working on improving more parts of the art production pipeline such as animation. The round included top gaming VCs and angels like Jim Payne, Akin Babayigit, Sebastien Borget, along with Devoted Studios, the top US-based co-development and production house.
Reaktor is a 360 agency, helping gaming companies to focus on what they do best - games. Our teams have worked with top companies such as Epic Games, Supercell, Rovio, and Housemarque to develop key infrastructure and services around the games. For example platforms, stores and ID solutions.
At our creative studio, we specialize in high level brand activation and marketing communications that break boundaries and utilize future technologies to make brands and games global phenomena. Our work with Netflix, Merge Mansion and Liverpool FC involved reimagining the fan experience through new mediums, platforms, and activation concepts.
Appcharge is a Tel Aviv based direct-to-consumer, white-label sales platform for mobile game publishers that operates as a merchant of record. It was built by a team of gamers and monetization mavericks with a background in mobile free-to-play & payments from companies like Moon Active, Rovio, Tilting Point & more.
Appcharge platform thrives on the endless possibilities that come from having a more direct relationship with players and provides its partners with opportunities to grow their revenue outside of app stores. It does so through a multitude of solutions such as the web store and AI-driven personalised sales.
Nexus, launched in 2020, is the leading platform for live service mobile, PC, and console video games to build holistic Support-a-Creator programs.
Nexus’ platform-agnostic API enables the implementation of a suite of sales attribution and referral systems, aligning the interests of publishers and content creators. This alignment drives substantial growth in conversion, ARPPU, retention, and LTV, while fostering stronger content creator relationships, and fully trackable and lower marketing costs.
The team is made up of longtime industry members (Curse, Fandom, Amazon, Twitch, Unity) and partners with a diverse group of live service publishers to power Support-a-Creator programs in their games.
Greenstone Initiatives, under the seasoned leadership of industry veteran James Hursthouse, offers a comprehensive suite of consulting services, drawing upon 25 years of extensive experience in the gaming and technology sectors.
Greenstone specializes in navigating the evolving landscapes of interactive and linear digital media, Web3, and the Metaverse, providing strategic insights for private and public companies during startup phases and periods of growth. The company is currently working with a number of gaming initiatives, including 2TG, Blinkmoon Games, Hangr3, PlayChannel Inc., and WEMADE Entertainment, as well as undisclosed game projects of its own.
Epic Story Interactive is a game studio based in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. We’re a family of developers who are here to make our mark on the industry, create successful games with top brands and original properties, and have fun doing it!
Epic Story Interactive develops and operates WildBrain’s action puzzle game Slugterra: Slug it Out 2 and has also published two popular games for mobile devices, Beyblade Burst Rivals and Ben 10 Heroes, and one PC game for Steam, Rift Rangers. Epic Story Interactive was founded in September 2017 by Ken Faier, Dennis Leong, and Chad Greenway.
IUGO is a 20-year veteran game development studio based in Vancouver, Canada and a subsidiary of the Embracer Group. The studio has created multiple Top Grossing games that have generated over US$650M+ since 2012 when it moved into mobile Free-To-Play.
IUGO also created many beloved original mobile game IPs such as Knights & Dragons, Toy Bot Diaries, Zombie Attack!, Implode! and PvPets. We are interested in working with publishers on projects ranging from mobile/PC F2P to Web3. Our team has a proven track record of turnkey development experience for both original and branded IP games.
LBC Studios is an independent mobile gaming studio and publisher based in Vancouver, BC. LBC was co-founded in 2015 by Solon Bucholtz and Dennis Molloy, who hail from Langley, British Columbia. (Guess what LBC stands for?) As the studio grows, our processes and best practices evolve, but our vision to be leaders in simulation games by cultivating the freshest interactive experiences in the mobile world is a constant.
Driven by core values of accountability, growth, honesty, and passion, LBC continues to innovate what it means to be a leading gaming studio in both Vancouver and on the world stage.
Kukarella is an advanced AI-powered platform that offers game studios a transformative tool for creating immersive voiceovers.
It simplifies character dialogue production with a diverse range of AI voices, enhancing storytelling in games. Studios can effortlessly generate multi-voice conversations, enriching the player experience. Additionally, Kukarella streamlines content creation with AI-driven text editing and translation, ensuring seamless integration of global languages. This leads to efficient production processes, cost savings, and heightened engagement in gaming narratives.
Assetario delivers app personalization through a cutting-edge AI-powered Platform. By leveraging advanced machine learning algorithms and an expert data analytics team, businesses can deliver personalized offers and recommendations that captivate users.
With Assetario's platform, businesses can optimize their monetization strategies, boost customer satisfaction, and drive significant revenue growth. Experience the power of sophisticated AI technology and witness your business thrive with Assetario.
Metacore is a Helsinki-based games company building a portfolio of global hit mobile games. Launched in 2020, the studio’s first global hit game Merge Mansion already has over 45 million players. Metacore is one of the fastest growing game companies in Europe, with EUR 129 million in revenue in 2022 and a team of 170 professionals.
The company has raised EUR 180 million funding from Supercell and is one of Supercell portfolio companies.
Triple Dragon is an innovative London based specialist games and technology finance company. Triple Dragon was founded by three entrepreneurs with a wealth of experience in finance and a lifelong passion for games.
Triple Dragon offers a variety of flexible financing solutions that help game developers and publishers rapidly grow their install and revenue base while scaling their business to the next level.
Founded by Jacki Vause in 2011, Dimoso is an independent PR agency specialising in mobile entertainment. Jacki started her first tech PR firm in 1995, needless to say, Dimoso is a well-known name and holds the contacts to all key players in the media and in the industry.
Dimoso works with big names as well as startups producing innovative games and tools. We have worked with games developers the world over including Gismart (400+ million downloads and 20 million monthly active users) and Rovio (4.5 billion downloads).
We have worked with entertainment companies like Disney and Warner Brothers, launched social entertainment platforms such as YAHAHA, and most recently developed NFT communities and cryptocurrency platforms.
Multiplayer, with over a decade of experience, stands as a dynamic powerhouse in the gaming industry. Specializing in mid-core and hybrid-casual mobile gaming, we own and operate a studio, crafting innovative gaming experiences that captivate players worldwide. While offering comprehensive 360° services, from influencer marketing to community management, our heart beats in the exhilarating world of game production. At Multiplayer, we're not just creating games - we're shaping the future of gaming.
Nobody likes being left out. That’s why UK-based charity SpecialEffect put fun and inclusion back into the lives of people with physical disabilities by helping them to play video games. By using technology ranging from modified games controllers to eye-control, we’re finding a way for people of all ages to play to the very best of their abilities.
Our R&D team use what we learn in the field to develop freely-available resources and solutions to help level the playing field for gamers with physical challenges all over the world.
Metaplay’s mission is to bring the power to deliver top-grossing games to every ambitious mobile game maker. The Metplay SDK is a complete backend solution with everything top-tier game developers need to make and manage great games more simply, more reliably and more professionally than they could anywhere else - from their first line of code through to liveops and player support.
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