EVENTS Sponsored by DIARY DATES
All the major industry events, from the Develop Conference to Edinburgh Interactive
DEVELOP INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2012 Wednesday, July 11th Hilton Metropole Hotel, Brighton
The only peer-voted prizes for UK and European developers, focusing on creativity,
teamwork, and innovation. For tickets, please contact Kathryn.Hu
GAMEHORIZON CONFERENCE Wednesday, June 27th – Thursday, June 28th Sage Gateshead, Newcastle www.gamehorizonconference.com
A networking opportunity for UK developers, publishers, middleware firms and other service providers.
DEVELOP CONFERENCE Tuesday, June 10th – Thursday, June 12th Brighton, UK
A three-day expo for the European developer community.
MONETISING MOBILE Thursday, July 12th One Wimpole Street, London Katy.Ph
Entitled ‘The Rich Media Future of Mobile Advertising’, the conference will explore the latest technologies advertisers are experimenting with to target mobile users.
EDINBURGH INTERACTIVE 12 Thursday, August 9th – Friday, August 10th Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh www.edinburghinteractive.co.uk
The show will explore the social, creative and cultural elements of video games.
EURO 2012 FOOTBALL TIPPING COMPETITION Monday, June 11th
Win special prizes from Sega by predicting the outcome of the imminent football tournament. For more information, head to www.justgiving.com
GAMESAID 10K RUN Sunday, July 8th
GamesAid has put together a team of 12 runners for the London 10k.
DEVELOP POKER TOURNAMENT Tuesday, July 10th Card sharks do battle for charity in Brighton.
GAMESAID TENNER Wednesday, July 11th The charity calls for donations during the Develop Industry Excellence Awards.
GOLF & SPA DAY Thursday, July 12th
The popular event returns this summer. There’s a day of friendly golfing competitions and luxurious spa treatments, followed by an awards dinner and party.
Monday, August 20th Volunteers will take a much more scenic route home from Gamescom – by cycling all the way from Cologne.
CAT’S CHALLENGE Tuesday, August 21st NCsoft’s Cat Channon will head to the Strait of Gibralter and swim to North Africa.
COMING SOON Veterans’ football Darts Pool
More sporting tournaments for the games industry to show off their skills.
Eurogamer Expo Party Join GamesAid and the rest of the industry in a London pub.
Golden Joysticks Tenner Another chance to donate.
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TURKEY TERRITORY REPORT Friday, July 6th
We take a deeper look at one of the world’s fastest-growing video games markets. MCV finds out more about the opportunities for new publishers and distributors in the region.
EDITORIAL PLANNER Your guide to the special features coming up in MCV
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Friday, June 15th
The definitive roundup of E3 2012. MCVruns through every new product announcement and every surprise that will keep the trade talking for the rest of the year and beyond.
BUILDING COMMUNITIES WITH SOCIAL MEDIA Friday, June 15th
MCV investigates how games publishers are using Twitter, Facebook – and even their own social networks – to rally fans behind their biggest franchises.
AFRICA TERRITORY REPORT Friday, June 22nd
The Dark Continent is home to some promising gaming markets. MCV speaks to local distributors about the unique challenges they face and how they bring the latest games to market.
TRANSMEDIA FOCUS Friday, June 22nd
Video game brands are more pervasive than ever, finding their way into TV, films, comics and literature. We look at how IP owners are using this to their advantage.
GUIDE TO GAMES RETAIL Friday, June 29th
MCVprofiles all of the major games retailers in the UK – both online and on the High Street. We take a closer look at the buying teams and give you the essential contacts.
DEVELOP AWARDS 2012 Friday, July 20th
A complete rundown of the winners from this year’s Develop Industry Excellence Awards, the only peer-voted awards that recognise creative talent in the European development sector.
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