TIGA Press Releases
TIGA assists with funding for Game Connection Europe
Publish Date: Thursday 6th September 2012
TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, is
offering grants of £1,000 (via the UKTI Trade Access Programme) to eligible developers,
digital publishers and service providers wanting to attend Game Connection
Game Connection Europe takes place from November 28 to 30 in Paris and is now in its 12th year. More than 1,600 visitors are expected to attend at Paris Expo - Porte de Versaille, 1 Place Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris, France.
TIGA will be offering advice and assistance to UK companies wishing to access funding to attendthe event this year.
Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO, said:
"TIGA is a network that focusses on enabling games developers and digital publishers to grow, so we are very pleased to be able to offer financial help to videogame businesses for this crucial event in the gaming calendar.
"The TIGA team will be at the show and are looking forward to catching up with developers, digital publishers and service providers at one of the most popular events in the games industry.”
You can find out more about the event at game-connection.com/gameconn/content/badgeprices-europe
To request an application form, email Vanessa@tiga.org. Once you have submitted your application form we will have an answer on funding within 10 working days.
Who should attend?
Developers – present your games and projects under development looking for financing partners.
Distributors and Publishers – find co-publishing and distribution deals for your project.
Service providers –Showcase your expertise to ease the whole production pipeline such as: -Visualand Animation outsourcing, middlewear and tools, audio, business and legal and so on.
Notes to editors:
TIGA is the trade association representing the UK’s games industry. The majority of our members are either independent games developers or in-house publisher owned developers. We also have games publishers, outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership. TIGA was awarded ‘Trade Association of the Year’ and the ‘Member Recruitment Award’ at the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2010. TIGA has also been named as a finalist in the 2010 Chartered Management Institute (CMI) National Management and Leadership Awards in the category of ‘The Outstanding Organisation of the Year Award (SME)’.
TIGA is an ‘Investors in People’ accredited organisation. TIGA's vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We focus on three sets of activities: political representation, generating media coverage and developing services that enhance the competitiveness of our members. This means that TIGA members are effectively represented in the corridors of power, their voice is heard in the media and they receive benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities.
For further information, please contact Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO on: 07875 939 643, or email email@example.com.