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King, Rovio, Gram Games, Twitter and Unity part of final 'big speaker reveal' for PG Connects Helsinki 2017

September 19th to 20th conference shaping up to be unmissable, business boosting affair

King, Rovio, Gram Games, Twitter and Unity part of final 'big speaker reveal' for PG Connects Helsinki 2017

Despite the saying, quantity and quality aren't mutually exclusive.

Take our last 'big group' reveal of confirmed speakers for PG Connects Helsinki 2017 (September 19th to 20th):

  • Perttu Hämäläinen, Aalto SCI + ARTS
  • Pepe Agell, Chartboost
  • Zsuzsa Jakab, Dreamatik Entertainment
  • Bozena Rezab, Gamee
  • Eren Yanik, Gram Games
  • Maarten Noyons, IMGA
  • Timo Ylikangas, Kainuun Etu Oy
  • Sabrina Carmona, King
  • Adam Turowski, Miri Growth
  • Oliver Kern, Mobile Executive/Consultant
  • Tuomas Erikoinen, Part Time Monkey
  • Matej Lancaric, Pixel Federation
  • Mika Levo, Pollen VC
  • Markus Vahtola, Quantum Shake
  • Dylan Tredrea, Rovio Entertainment
  • Matthaus Krzykowski, Tenjin
  • Rémy Cottin, Twitter
  • Slava Taraskin, Unity Ads
  • Päivi Pütsepp-Seufert, Unity Technologies
  • Max Sjöblom, University of Tampere
  • Lisa Pak, Wooga

Not bad, eh? These migthy minds join an already fabulous selection of industry speakers who over two days will share essential insight with 1,000+ professionals from right across the entire mobile games ecosystem via 10 tracks focusing on everything from Influencers, eSports and Monetisation to Indie Success, Development Knowhow and Commercial Nous. (The conference schedules goes live this week so you can explore all this in proper detail.)

Running alongside all that content is our selection of networkin fringe events and conference features, of course:

  • 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
  • Tenjin workshop – best practices on how to grow your apps for UA professionals, data scientists & engineers
  • SpeedMatch – Guaranteed meetings for developers and publishers/investors to make initial contact during a curated session
  • Game Jam – Second outing for amazing coders to battle it out over the two days
  • Expo Area – Discover games, new talent, technologies, services and more
  • I Love Indie Showcase – Up-and-coming indies show off their games in the dedicated expo area
  • Global Connects Party – Let your hair down, get your dancing shoes on, and your business cards out in our relaxed, always-popular after-hours event
  • Game music concert – Courtesy of Europe's first professional game music-focused orchestra

And new for 2017, the addition of not one but two sister conferences (to which PGC delegates get full access as part of their ticket):

  • XR Connects – Focused on everything VR, AR and MR, from hardware manufacturers to all categories of content developers, and diving into all areas of this exciting ecosystem
  • PC Connects – Brand new addition to our conference roster, featured this year in 'taster selection' form, dedicated to the modern digital PC games industry

That's quantity and quality in equal measure, we'd humbly suggest.

Want to join us? Mid-Term ticket rates are go.


With three boys under the age of 12, former Edge editor Joao has given up his dream of making it to F1 and instead spends his weekends transforming his living room floor into a venue for hosting increasingly complex Scalextric tracks. When in work mode, he looks after the production (aka the behind-the-scenes magic) of Steel Media's series of conferences.

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