London Games Festival: HUB

Get Inspired l Find Talent l Make Connections

 

Monday, 9 April & Tuesday, 10 April 2018

B1, Victoria House, London

Tickets from FREE to £99 (+ VAT & booking fee)

LGF HUB is a new addition to the London Games Festival, providing a central home for our agenda-setting summits, gallery spaces for new exhibitions, a demo zone and networking space

WHAT'S ON AT THE HUB?

  • Headline keynotes on crossover, convergence and industry trends
  • Key summits and forums covering Working Culture, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Play Innovation
  • Demo Zone of new products, protoypes and service firms
  • Gallery spaces for exhibitions
  • Networking space 

HOW TO ATTEND

The two-day pass for LGF HUB (£99 + VAT & processing fees) guarantees you access to all our talks and the entire HUB event.

Dedicated single-day passes for the conferences are also available.

Access to the exhibition area, networking space and demo zone is free (registration required).

Work out the pass type that's right for you (the two-day All Access pass is the best value):

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WHERE IS THE HUB?

The HUB takes place in Bloomsbury at Victoria House Basement within walking distance of Holborn and Russell Square tube stations.

The Southampton Row/Theobalds Road bus stop Y (for routes 59, 68, 91, 168 and 188) is also on the same block as the venue. 

 
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SUMMITS FORUMS

London Games Festival is programming a number of summits and shorter forums for 2018 that explore themes like the integration between film and games, how games are blending with the toy sector, and emerging trends in AI and blockchain. We’re busy finalising the full speaker line-ups to be named in the coming weeks. Pitches and speaker suggestions are welcome provided they fit to our themes and agenda - contact michael.french@games.london to find out more.

Monday, April 9th

KEYNOTES & LECTURES

Visionary talks and exclusive live panels on Monday morning

Monday, 9 April

WORKING CULTURE FORUM

Looking at how games studios can build environments to encourage high-quality creativity

Monday, 9 April

BLOCKCHAIN FORUM

Want to go beyond bitcoin? A series of talks examining what this technology really means for games

Tuesday, 10 April

PLAY INNOVATION SUMMIT

A morning conference from Mojo Nation, looking at how technology is shaping the toys of the future

Tuesday, 10 April

GAMES FINANCE WORKSHOP

A morning of seminars and lectures on games funding and pitching skills

Tuesday, 10 April

AI SUMMIT

Exploring where technology meets games in the era of digitised thinking and autonomy

DEMO ZONE  
The Demo Zone is a showcase for startups, prototype games and service firms - plus a meeting place for visiting international pavilions and funders. Tickets and access to this part of the HUB is free.  
Meet the creators behind the games of tomorrow ready to showcase their ideas and innovations. This is also the perfect place to test or debut new/early games before they head to bigger shows and festivals.
Demo tables include a table, seating, wifi and event pass with packages at startup-friendly rates and options. Contact Paul.Davies@games.london to find out about getting involved.
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GALLERY SPACE

The Victoria House Basement venue is a striking space often used for fashion shows and product launches. We’re using areas of the venue to showcase both content from our partners – and also a brand new exhibition the Games London team is establishing that focuses on BAME artists & developers in games. More information soon. 

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GET INVOLVED

SPEAK & SUPPORT: We’re looking for final speakers to flesh out the line-ups for our summits. We’re also looking for HUB partners interested in getting involved in supporting as event sponsor or summit host. Contact info@games.london for information.

ATTEND: Tickets are now on sale for access to the conferences and summits – scroll back up to see or head to HERE to book your place. (Some tickets are free, but you won't get into the summits and forums without a paid ticket.)

EXHIBIT: Our demo area has spaces at startup-friendly rates for smaller companies. Contact Paul.Davies@games.london to find out more.

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