Nokia Announced as Main Sponsor of GCDC 2008

GC Developers Conference (GCDC)

(August 18-20, 2008)

LEIPZIG, Germany– June 12, 2008– Today the GC Developers Conference (GCDC) announced that Nokia will be the main sponsor of this year’s event. Nokia will showcase its latest games for N-Gage making mobile a big part of the conference. Nokia has supported GCDC, Europe’s leading developer conference, since 2005. The GCDC takes place in Leipzig August 18-20, 2008.

In addition to being a platinum sponsor of GCDC, Nokia will be giving a keynote speech at the mobile conference alongside multiple panels. Nokia N-Gage is also sponsoring the mobile network event and is the main mobile track sponsor.

“Nokia is delighted to be a platinum sponsor of GCDC for the fourth year running,” said Kay Gruenwoldt, Head of Title Marketing, Nokia.“We very much regard GCDC as a key event in the industry calendar and we look forward to showcasing our latest innovations at the show.”

“Nokia is one of GCDC’s most important partners, and their continuous commitment has enabled us to set up an exciting, forward-looking program each year”, said Frank Sliwka, Project Director of the GCDC.“Nokia is certainly one of the reasons that GCDC has become Europe’s leading developers conference.”

GCDC is Europe’s leading international conference for game development and the business of games. The conference is expected to attract more than 1,000 professionals from the field this year. For more information about GCDC please visit: www.gcdc.eu.

GCDC 2007 Retrospective

In 2007, GCDC was attended by 940 conference participants from more than 35 countries. Among the speakers were Bob Bates (USA, Legendary Game Designer and Writer), Julian Eggebrecht (USA, Factor 5), Tim Schafer (USA, Double Fine), Bruce Shelley (USA, Ensemble Studios), and Brian Sullivan (USA, Iron Lore Entertainment).

About N-Gage

N-Gage is a made-for-mobile games service available in compatible Nokia Nseries and other S60 3rd Edition devices from Nokia. N-Gage makes it easy to find, try, buy, play and manage high-quality mobile games as well as connect to friends and other players in the N-Gage Arena, Nokia’s mobile gaming community. Nokia is working with the world’s leading publishers to deliver a broad portfolio of games.

About Nokia

Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. Nokia makes a wide range of mobile devices and provides people with experiences in music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games and business mobility through these devices. Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks.

Nokia on the internet

www.developer.n-gage.com

www.n-gage.com

www.nokia.com

Media Contacts:

Europe

Torsten Anke, Press Officer

+49 (0) 341 - 678 8198

t.anke@leipziger-messe.de

North America

Sean Kauppinen, TriplePoint

+1 415-955-8500

sean@triplepointpr.com

Contact GCDC:

Sponsors, speakers and participants:

Frank Sliwka, Project Director

+49 (0) 341 - 678 8288

f.sliwka@leipziger-messe.de

GCDC on the internet:

http://www.gcdc.eu


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