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Pocket Gamer's APPNATION Afterparty plays host to hundreds

Everyplay & PapayaMobile impress with holiday giveaways

Pocket Gamer's APPNATION Afterparty plays host to hundreds

After days of compelling programming at the APPNATION V conference in San Francisco, the mobile glitterati made their way to Pocket Gamer's afterparty for an evening of good cheer and epic prizes.

Sponsors Everyplay and PapayaMobile delighted guests with a drawing that had the crowd offering to jump out of helicopters off snowy mountains to capture footage.

At least that's what heliskier Hayley Melidonis, VP revenue & partnerships at Race Yourself, promised to do with her Go Pro prize from AppFlood. James Peng, UA & monetisation lead at Storm8 was the lucky winner of Everyplay's Nexus 7.

Music and monetisation

A packed house enjoyed beats by DJ R3Y and sharing insights from the conference, which featured a Masters of Monetisation panel hosted by Pocket Gamer's US events editor, Martine Paris.

Also on board was Glu Mobile's president of publishing, Chris Akhavan, Playfirst's VP of marketing & product management, Becky Ann Hughes, SGN's VP Games Jill Schneiderman, and WildTangent's Director of Business Development, Brett Orlanski.

You can view all the fun that was had in the PGbiz photo galleries here and here. Many thanks to PG volunteers Jon Malloy & Sebastian Valle as well as Charmaine Morena for many of the snaps.

Next up!

With many thanks to sponsors Vungle and WildTangent, we're ending the year with a bang thanks to our panel of all-stars from Facebook, EA, Capcom, Disney and Vungle.

Join us in San Francisco on Tuesday, 17 December 6-9pm at Vessel for drinks, bites, beats by R3Y, plus Vungle's holiday giveaway of an Ouya.

RSVP here to let us know you're coming and bring your business cards as they're required for entry.

Pocket Gamer is on a mission to provide the best in afterhours networking for mobile game devs around the world. If you're interested in speaking or sponsoring Pocket Gamer events in San Francisco, email martine.paris[at]pocketgamer.co.uk.

Tech reporter Martine Paris covers trends across mobile, games, AR VR, wearables and IoT, the intersection of emerging tech, music, video and culture, and how to get featured, funded and monetized. You can typically find her at shows with a mic in her hand interviewing industry's leading voices. Follow her @contentnow.

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