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GameHorizon - Investment & Marketing Summits


GameHorizon - Investment & Marketing Summits

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
GameHorizon Investment Summit
Thurs 25th September 9.30 - 6.00
Ticket gains access on Thursday 25th September 2014 only to the GameHorizon Investment Summit, EGX London and the GamesIndustry Fair
£99.00 £6.59
GameHorizon Marketing Summit
Fri 26th September 1.00 - 4.30
Ticket gains access on Friday 26th September 2013 only to the GameHorizon Marketing Summit, EGX London, and the GamesIndustry Fair
£69.00 £4.79

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Event Details

Investment Summit

Thursday 25th September 2014


EGX London, Earls Court Brompton Hall entrance,
Meeting Room 3, London SW5 9TA


The GameHorizon Investment Summit is the UK's premier games investment event - an opportunity for small-to-medium-sized games and tech companies to find out more about public and private games investment, and also have an opportunity to network and pitch informally and formally to investors, publishers and platform-holders. At last year's event, there were more than 60 private meetings between investors and games developers.

Please note: The applications for meetings with investors are now closed.

The confirmed investors having formal meetings with developers on the day are Initial Capital, London Venture Partners, Nintendo of Europe, Standfast Interactive, Pollen VC, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe XDev, Microsoft, Creative England and Miniclip.


9.30 - 10.00:        Sign-in and refreshments

10.00 - 10.05:      Introduction by Jamie Sefton, Organiser

10.05 - 10.25:      Kadri Ugand, GameFounders - "Options for developers before investment"

10.25 - 10.45:      Jaspal Sohal, Creative England - "UK developer funding opportunities"

10.45 - 11.05:      Jas Purewal, Purewal and Partners - "West Coast USA investment opportunities"

11.05 - 11.20:      Matt Sansam, IC Tomorrow

11.20 - 11.40:      Coffee break with networking 

11.40 - 12.30:      The Games Investment Panel featuring Ken Lamb (Initial Capital), Martin Macmillan (Pollen VC), Chris Lee (Media Molecule co-founder and investor)Alice Taylor (MakieLab) and David Gardner (London Venture Partners) hosted by Dan Pearson, European Editor, GamesIndustry International

12.30 - 1.30:        Networking Lunch

1.30 - 6.00:         30-minute formal meetings between games companies and investors including Standfast Interactive, Nintendo of Europe, Pollen VC, Microsoft, Miniclip, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe XDev, Initial Capital, Creative England and more, which take place in private meeting rooms on the EGX London show floor Press Area

6.00:                Ends

6.30 - 9.30:       Networking meet-up at the Pembroke pub, 261 Old Brompton Rd, London SW5 9JA

Marketing Summit

Friday 26th September 2014 


 EGX London, Earls Court Brompton Hall entrance,
Meeting Room 3, London SW5 9TA

The UK's premier games developer investment event returns with an additional afternoon of essential marketing and PR sessions - TWO essential GameHorizon business events for games developers taking place at EGX London, Earls Court on the 25th & 26th September 2014. Discover how to fund and market your game! Includes guests YouTube, Microsoft, Headstrong Games, Yogscast, SouthPaw Strategy, Press Space and Mike Bithell.


1.00 - 1.30:   Sign-in and refreshments

1.30 - 1.35:   Introduction by Jamie Sefton, Organiser 

1.35 - 2.00:   Leonie Manshanden, SouthPaw Strategy, ex-Irrational Games Studio Manager - "Bringing Your Game to Market"

2.00 - 2.15:   Rich Keith, General Manager, Yogscast - "I want it now: how YouTube has changed discovery"

2.15 - 2.30:   Natalie Griffith, Press Space - "Building something out of nothing: How to start growing a community with social media and great content"

2.30 - 2.50:   Networking break

2.50 - 3.10:   George Panayotopoulos, Video Games Industry Manager, YouTube 

3.10 - 3.25:   Trisha Rana, Microsoft - "Top tips on marketing success including increasing your chances of being featured on digital stores"

3.25 - 3.35:   Bradley Crooks, Studio Head, Headstrong Games

3.35 - 4.00:   GameHorizon Marketing panel - "The Challenge of Discovery" featuring Mike Bithell (Mike Bithell Games), Bradley Crooks (Headstrong Games), Lee Stott (Microsoft), Rich Keith (Yogscast), Leonie Manshanden (SouthPaw Strategy), George Panayotopoulos (YouTube) and hosted by Dan Pearson, GamesIndustry International

4.00 - 4.30:    Networking

4.30:             Ends                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

You can purchase separate tickets for each GameHorizon event or a special ticket for both the Investment and Marketing events at just £149 (plus Eventbrite fee).

The GameHorizon Investment Summit completely sold out last year - we have limited tickets available, so make sure you book your place now!


Please note: while any ticket-purchaser can pitch to investors via the GameHorizon Investment Summit meeting application form, this does not guarantee a private meeting on the day. Any formal meetings will be at the discretion of the investors. Also, the Gamer Network and GamesIndustry International cannot guarantee that any meetings with investors will result in investment for your company. Tickets are non-refundable.

Have questions about GameHorizon - Investment & Marketing Summits? Contact GameHorizon


Earls Court
Brompton Hall
Sw5 9ta London
United Kingdom



GameHorizon aims to provide Europe's most relevant forward-looking games industry events. With a combination of inspirational sessions, debate and networking it's the place to plan the future of your video game business.

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