Christopher Dring, Head of Games B2B

Christopher Dring is a games business veteran, beginning in QA in 2007 before joining UK busines publication MCV in 2007. He rose up to editor, a role he held for five years, before joining as publisher in 2016. He has contributed to Develop, BBC, The Observer and Sky News. He's also the architect behind events such as the 100, the Marketing Summit and the Best Places To Work Awards. He is currently head of B2B for all of ReedPop, which covers, b2b events at PAX and EGX, plus other special projects. He also frequently writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.

Recent articles by Christopher Dring

How the UK games industry and education should work together

The Games Education Summit revealed how to better prepare games graduates and improve diversity through education

By Christopher Dring

Meet the 2020 UK Best Places To Work Awards winners

We interview all 15 of our top-scoring companies on what it takes to be a great company in 2020

By Christopher Dring

Watch the UK Best Places To Work Awards 2020

Four sessions and two ceremonies featuring Media Molecule, Creative Assembly, POC in Play, Splash Damage and more will start at 12pm UK today -- watch with us here

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation's Jim Ryan: "We want to give gamers certainty that they're buying a true next-generation console"

Sony discusses the importance of generations, exclusives, and why it's not going after Xbox Game Pass

By Christopher Dring

Activision Blizzard names new EMEA boss

Anna Malmhake to lead the publisher's go-to-market commercial organisation across Europe

By Christopher Dring

Check out the GI Live: Best Places To Work Awards 2020 line-up

Talks on diversity, coronavirus and management, as well as the ceremony itself

By Christopher Dring

Amazon Web Services announces support for Academy

Cloud computing specialist to provide regular articles and insights to inspire GI's Academy readers

By Christopher Dring

Ratchet & Clank is the unlikely star of the PS5 line-up | Opinion

The 18 year-old series has become the poster child for what a new generation can do

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: Soft week for physical sales despite new releases

Madden and Project Cars fail to ignite boxed market as Animal Crossing reigns again

By Christopher Dring

UK Charts: PGA Tour 2K21 lands at No.2

And Animal Crossing: New Horizons is No.1 again

By Christopher Dring

Take part in an intimate Q&A with Valve at the Investment Summit

Part Three in our GI Live series will feature Valve answering developer questions and giving feedback on how to get noticed on Steam

By Christopher Dring

Leading names from YouTube, TV, film, books and games set for Changing Channels

The new event in our Live series takes place on August 13th for free

By Christopher Dring

Games Education Summit goes virtual on September 8th

Education event for the UK market to discuss the threats, changes and opportunities created by COVID-19 and Brexit

By Christopher Dring

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