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An Introduction to Game On - Sheffield

Department for International Trade - Yorkshire and the Humber

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 from 10:00 to 14:30 (BST)

An Introduction to Game On - Sheffield

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Game On!
UKTI's International Games Development Programme

Tuesday 17th September 2013

Showroom 5
Paternoster Row
Sheffield S1 2BX 

10.00am - 2.30pm

 Cost: FREE (includes coffee/tea and lunch)


Game On! is a bespoke UKTI programme for UK firms in the games sector tailored to help you take your projects around the world, tapping into a global video games industry predicted to be worth $83bn in 2016.

Find out all about the support you can receive from UKTI: 

  • Mission trips to the ‘Game Connection Europe’ and ‘Game Developers Conference’ events, on-the-ground help in securing meetings that in previous years have included Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and Google

  • Funding of up to £3000 to help you make the most of the opportunities that will arise from participation in the programmes and events.

  • Workshops across Yorkshire with specialised speakers from the gaming sector. Discover how UKTI’s Passport top Export and Gateway to Global Growth programmes can enhance your product’s global success including but not limited to:

     Up to 12 months support from an advisor
     Access to the UKTI Global Network
     Tailored research to help you find the key players in your field  Access to further business opportunities
     Networking through events 

Event Schedule

10.00 - 10.30   Sign in/tea & coffee

10.30 - 10.35   Intro by Jamie Sefton, Managing Director, Game Republic

10.35 - 11.15   Introduction to UKTI company services by UKTI

11.15 - 11.30   Tea & Coffee break

11.30 - 12.00   Simon Barratt, MD, Four Door Lemon: "A Game Developer's Guide to Game Connection"

12.30 - 1.15     Lunch

1.15 - 1.50       Roufina Guencova, Game Connection: "Getting the most from Game Connection"

1.50 - 2.00      Summary of UKTI help available & questions

2.00 - 2.30      Networking and help to sign up for UKTI Passport to Export and Gateway to Global Growth schemes

2.30                 End


About UKTI's Services

Passport to Export is a scheme for SME companies who would like to attend international events and receive financial support, plus additional help, such as support on-the-ground at certain international events such as Game Connection Europe 2013 and GDC 2014 from Jamie Sefton, Managing Director of games network, Game Republic.

Gateway to Global Growth is for more experienced Yorkshire & Humber SME companies who wish to receive financial support to attend major international events such as E3 2013 and GameConnection Europe 2013.

This Game On! event is FREE and open to anyone with a games/digital/web/mobile business in the Yorkshire & Humber region.

If you'd like any more information on the GDC or MWC events, please do email at the address below - and check out the UKTI website for more information on UKTI's full range of services. UKTI is working in partnership with Game Republic to deliver other invaluable services to businesses such as Export Communications Reviews.

Thanks and see you soon,



Jamie Sefton
Managing Director
Game Republic

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When & Where

Sheffield Showroom
paternoster Row
S1 2BX Sheffield
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 from 10:00 to 14:30 (BST)

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Department for International Trade - Yorkshire and the Humber

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK-based companies succeed in an increasingly global economy and assists overseas companies to bring their high quality investment to the UK.



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