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Northern Exposure

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Discovery Museum

Blandford Square

Newcastle upon Tyne


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Northern Exposure returns: 12th September 2019!

Following a fantastic event in February, we are super excited to announce the next Northern Exposure will be taking place on Thursday 12th September 2019 at The Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne!

Northern Exposure is a B2B games conference held in the North East of England. The event goes back to the roots of the region’s famous GameHorizon Conference by bringing together great speakers from to discuss the future of business of games.

This one day conference features talks from business owners, industry leaders, professionals and experts, to share stories of success and challenge. Hear expert tips and nuggets of knowledge to inspire your own business and games.

Its a great place to make new connections and catch up with game industry contacts.


  • Jayvian Hong, Senior Commercial Associate at Miniclip

  • Dante Buckley, Founder at Downpour Interactive

  • Alex Peters, Senior VP at SEGA Searchlight and Development Services

  • Craig Duncan, Studio Head at Rare

  • Gabrielle Kent, Writer and Narrative Consultant

  • Colin Macdonald, Director at All Games

  • Stevie Ward, Co-Founder at Women Making Games

  • Si Lumb, Senior Producer at BBC Research and Development

The official Northern Exposure afterparty, powered by Coatsink, will take place at The Town Wall from 6pm. This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new connections! Tickets include afterparty entry, two drinks and nibbles.


10:00: Registration

10:45: Morning session begins

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Afternoon session begins

14:30 Afternoon break

15:00 Late afternoon session begins

16:30 Conference close

18:00 Offical afterparty powered by Coatsink

Interested in Exhibiting or Sponsoring?

Contact: carri@secret-sauce.co.uk


A HUGE thank you to our wonderful sponsors:

Invest North East England is the first point of contact for companies looking to locate and invest in our region.

Invest North East England's highly experienced team opens the door for businesses to the region’s network of specialist organisations and individuals with the information, support and advice essential for businesses looking to locate in North East England.

Coatsink formed in 2009 and has grown into a diverse and versatile development studio. The team have created platformer and puzzle games for console and PC, plus a plethora of games for Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Go.

Originally co-founded in 2009, Coatsink incorporated in 2011 and has built its reputation on exciting and innovative titles and a wicked sense of humor.

For their growing staff, they strive to create a relaxed and collaborative studio culture, free to express new ideas and develop their professional and creative skills. And of course cover their desks in figurines, play table tennis and wander around in socks.

Coatsink's recent accolades include the critically acclaimed VR game Augmented Empire, the Oculus Go launch title They Suspect Nothing, and the online multiplayer solution for Boneloaf’s massively popular Gang Beasts.

The team are looking forward to the future as they strengthen their foundations through indie publishing and technology, whilst continuing to meet and exceed the expectations of our trusted partners.

Invest Newcastle helps businesses to locate, expand and flourish here in Newcastle. The team provides a range of support services for existing businesses and potential investors, making it easy to realise your ambitions for growth.

Invest Newcastle provide a range of services to potential and existing investors. Their service is bespoke and will be led by client needs.

Escape Technology is a reseller and technical support company based in the UK and Germany. For over ten years they have been working with computer graphics artists and studios to bring them the best hardware, software, and infrastructure to deliver their work. So whether you're a AAA games studio like Sumo Digital, a boutique like Coatsink, or an indie developer the team is on hand when you need them.

Since 2009 Atomhawk have been working with movie studios, game developers and product designers to help realise their visions and bring ideas to life through world class visual development and design.

Atomhawk bring ideas to life!

Tag Games specialises in crafting amazing games for mobile and tablet devices. Their services include full game development from concept to creation, building optimised ports of console or PC titles for mobile, and managing the live operations phase of your game.

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