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- From Games London, a groundbreaking project to support, grow and promote the games and interactive entertainment sector backed by the Mayor of London
Games businesses and investors can now apply to attend the 2016 Games Finance Market – a brand new investment event which aims to connect the best in games-making creativity with international financiers as a core part of April’s inaugural London Games Festival.
Taking place from 5 April to 7 April, the Games Finance Market will connect 30 games companies with 30 publishers or investors ready to sign up new products and financing deals. Some 500 scheduled 1-2-1 meetings will take place, along with additional networking opportunities for delegates.
The Games Finance Market is organised by Games London, a new partnership between the capital’s screen industries agency Film London and games trade body Ukie, and part of the London Games Festival (1 April to 10 April), which is supported by the Mayor of London. Games London plans to attract £35m of investment to London games businesses over the next three years, creating 300 jobs in the capital.
The Games Finance Market is set to become an essential industry event for anyone involved in the business of games and interactive entertainment by encouraging new business relationships and securing investment, equity funding, co-production and distribution deals. To be involved, download the application form from http://games.london/london-games-festival/games-finance-market/ But hurry – the deadline to apply is 17 February.
All applications are assessed and selected by a panel of games experts to ensure attending businesses are investor-ready and of a high standard.
For investors, the event welcomes international financiers who are looking to support exciting new games and digital interactive products. Attendance for investors will be a mix of application and invitation. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodation is provided for two nights as a result of the support from the Mayor of London and other partners, making it a cost-effective two-day market with invaluable and productive meetings. Contact us at email@example.com to find out more.