What’s so good about PG Connects Helsinki 2017?

Pocket Gamer Connects has established itself as THE leading mobile games conference in the western world – and the biggest in Europe – catering to over 9,500 of the global mobile games industry’s top professionals since 2014 across London, San Francisco, Bangalore, and Vancouver events.
Now we’re returning with our unique combination of short-form lectures, super smart engaged speakers dispensing practical advice, and intensive networking to Finland. Hurraa!

EXPERT CONTENT

An all-encompassing mobile games industry agenda curated by the PocketGamer.co.uk and PocketGamer.biz teams, and steered by an unrivaled Advisory Board.

10 PACKED TRACKS

Extensive track schedule covering Influencers, eSports, Monetisation, Practical Development (narrative, UX, audio, etc), HTML5, Industry Trends, Funding, Deal Making, Indie Success, Publishing and more.

AWESOME SPEAKERS

The sharpest insight from 100+ leading speakers through a series of short & focused talks and panels that cut right to the chase.

MEET THE GAME CHANGERS

Countless opportunities to meet the influential, innovative, and darn right interesting indies pushing the boundaries of creativity.

UNRIVALLED NETWORKING

1,000+ attendees from all corners of the industry (and globe), relaxed networking events, and an extensive meeting system to connect you with the people who will make a difference.

THE WIDER VIEW

A truly global focus – both in terms of conference agenda and delegate attendance – to ensure you learn about all the key markets around the world.

MEET THE MEDIA

Press from the leading publications across the globe including Pocket Gamer, AppSpy & 148Apps in attendance, providing comprehensive coverage and easily accessible for connecting.

FRINGE EVENTS

The Very Big Indie Pitch, I Love Indie Showcase, and PechaKucha companion-sessions, SpeedMatch fringe events to bring developers and publishers together, as well as the now-infamous Global Connects Party!

10 HOT DIGGITY TRACKS

Finland’s Got NEW Talent

Learn from the brightest minds in the world’s hottest mobile gaming scene in this finn-tastic track.

NEW! eSports Academy

Get the competitive edge from the leading players in this super-hot & rapidly growing sector of the games industry.

Indie Success

A dedicated track for indie developers and how they can survive and thrive in the modern mobile ecosystem.

Monetise, Retain, Acquire

A look at the most important trends in the user acquisition, retention, and monetisation landscape.

Mobile Games University

A dedicated track full of practical tips and workshops on everything from creating great ideas to running live ops.

InduTrends

Whether HTML5, EduGaming, or the power of brands, here you’ll find the leading trends at the heart of the mobile game industry.

Show Me The Money

Exploring the different sources and approaches of raising funds, from angels and publisher partnerships to government funding and VCs.

Global Publishing

A PGC favourite returns in updated form to deliver the essential guide to the leading markets across the mobile world.

Superstar Sessions

The biggest names, the brightest minds discuss the hottest topics set to dominate the state of play.

NEW! The Influencer Sessions

Marketing redefined: the brave new influencer landscape is scrutinised by this latest addition to the PGC track roster.

PLUS! UNMISSABLE FRINGE EVENTS…

SpeedMatch

Shortlisted developers meet publishers for serious talks during a dedicated two-hour stint of speed-date style meetings.

The Very Big Indie Pitch

Hugely popular competition in which indie devs meet leading media and industry experts, gain advice and exposure, as well as win promotional packages.

I ♥ Indie Showcase

A vibrant and exclusive expo area within the conference dedicated to indie developers to show off their very latest games.

Global Connects Party

The official PG Connects Networking Party for all delegates and special guests to let down their hair after a hard day’s conferencing (bring your badge to gain entry).

Game Music Collective Concert

Day 2 wraps up beautifully and culturally with the debut concert of Europe’s first professional orchestra focusing on game music!

THE BEST SPEAKERS FROM THE MOBILE GAMES INDUSTRY

CONFERENCE PASSES

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