A number of huge industry names have signed up to GI Live: Online on April 14th - April 16th.
Former EA, Xbox and Liverpool FC exec Peter Moore has joined our roster of speakers, following his return to the games industry at Nifty Games. Meanwhile, on the back of its new VR fund, NDreams' business development manager Nadine Oehmcke will be delivering a talk on VR at the event. They both join our existing keynotes: Minecraft head Helen Chiang, Velan Studios president Guha Bala, IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak and LEGO Ventures' Rob Lowe.
The talks are free-to-view. However, paid ticket holders can also ask questions to these speakers as well as other special guests in our event Discord. Special guests set for the event include industry legends Brenda Romero, John Romero, Team17's Debbie Bestwick and UKIE's Dr Jo Twist. Special guests will be answering questions in the Discord only.
Paid ticket holders can also take part in our roundtables, which include advice sessions from Valve, ID@Xbox, Kowloon Nights, London Venture Partners, Kickstarter, Hiro Capital, Transcend Fund and Creative England.
Finally, paid ticket holders will also get access to our 24-hour 1-2-1 meeting system, powered by MeetToMatch.
We're also delighted to announce Xsolla has backed the event as bronze sponsor, and will be speaking with indie developers at the show.
The firm joins LEGO Ventures, Creative England's Advance initiative and Renaissance PR as sponsors for the show. For sponsorship packages, contact Charlotte.Nangle@gamesindustry.biz.
Other attending publishers and investors at the show include Bandai Namco, Behaviour Interactive, Dear Villagers, Devolver Digital, Digital Extremes, EA Originals, Fundamentally Games, Galaxy Interactive, Gearbox Publishing, Graffiti Games, Humble Bundle, ID@Xbox, Kickstarter, Kwalee, LEGO Ventures, London Venture Partners, Makers Fund, Microsoft, Miniclip, Playtonic Friends, Private Division, SEGA, Snail Games, USA, Sold Out, Sony PlayStation, Team17, Those Awesome Guys, Triple Dragon, Twitch and Ubisoft.
To book tickets, click here. Developers can also buy an add-on that will get their games promoted by GamesIndustry.biz, via a website promotional feature highlighting games to watch, and an email to all investors and publishers on games to check out during the event.
Alongside the event, GamesIndustry.biz will also host a special awards show - the Indie Publishing Awards - which you can read about here. The deadline for nominations is this Friday.