250 companies heading to Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki 2016

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250 companies heading to Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki 2016

Representatives of over 250 companies from more than 30 different countries will be attending Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki on September 5th and 6th.

Companies covering all facets of the games industry will include: Amazon, Epic Games, Unity, Facebook, Google, Rovio, AppsFlyer, Channel 4, Chartboost, Creative Mobile, King, Koukoi Games, KamaGames, OneSky, Glispa, Next Games, Invest in Finland, Futureplay Games, Plarium and many more!

Don't miss out!

Did we also mention that former King Games Guru and Resolution Games CEO Tommy Palm will be hosting a keynote on Google Daydream VR?

We’ve also got the Very Big Indie Pitch and the brand new VR Indie Pitch for developers to show off their brand new games.

Then there's the Unreal Workshop, where Epic will teach attendees how to use Unreal Engine 4 by creating a game live at the event!

There's even the Pocket Jam, where you can game jam with your game industry peers!

So what are you waiting for? There’s only nine days left to sign up and meet some of the most influential people in the games business!

Head here to grab your tickets for the event.

PGC Helsinki at-a-glance

8 not-to-be-missed tracks:

  • East Meets West: Global Mobile Gaming – Exploring the hottest regions, biggest trends, and best opportunities for mobile game publishers today including a focus on eSports and the latest from Asia
  • InduTrends – Whether eSports or the power of brands, this new addition to the PGC track roster will discuss the leading trends at the heart of the mobile game industry
  • Fantastic Finland – A deserved segment celebrating the best of the Finnish industry
  • Monetise, Retain, Acquire – The latest tips, trends, and techniques in UA and monetisation
  • Show Me the Money – Exploring the different sources and approaches of raising funds, from angels and publisher partnerships to government funding and VCs
  • Mobile Games University – Carefully curated curriculum very much focused on practical advice on how to succeed as a mobile games developer
  • Future Visions – A dedicated track looking at VR (not exclusively mobile) and emerging technologies that will affect the industry
  • Indie Futures – A full-day track for indie developers and how they can survive and thrive in the modern mobile ecosystem

And here's the networking & fringe events & key features bit:

  • Pitch & Match – Free business matching meeting system for all attendees
  • PGC App – Free app to get updates and connect with other delegates on-the-fly
  • Very Big Indie Pitch – Indie developers pitch the media and selected experts for prizes and feedback on their upcoming games
  • 20/20 SpeedMatch – 20 publishers, 20 developers, 2 hours, 1 room. 20 guaranteed meetings for all selected participants
  • Expo Area – Discover games, technologies, services and more
  • I Love Indie Showcase – Up-and-coming indies show off their games in the dedicated expo are
  • PechaKucha Sessions – Get a talented industry speaker talking about a topic of their choice but restrict them to 20 slides in a little under 7 minutes… unmissable
  • Unreal Engine 4 Workshop – 3-hour session teaching how to make a game from scratch using UE4
  • PG Party – Let your hair down, get your dancing shoes on, and your business cards out in our relaxed, always-popular after-hours event

Head here to grab your tickets for the event.

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Craig Chapple is a freelance analyst, consultant and writer with specialist knowledge of the games industry. He has previously served as Senior Editor at, as well as holding roles at Sensor Tower, Nintendo and Develop.