TIGA and UKTI Provide Funding for GAMEScom 2010

April 6th 2010

TIGA in partnership with UK Trade and Investment Tradeshow Access Programme, is offering£1000 exhibitor funding to eligible businesses involved in the UK games industry that wish to attend GAMEScom in Cologne from August 18-22, 2010.

GAMEScom 2009 was hugely successful, attracting over 245,000 visitors and 458 exhibitors from 31 countries. Attendance at this event offers significant benefits, giving UK companies the chance to secure new business opportunities, assess new markets and develop useful contacts for the future.

The£1000 exhibitor funding is available for the booking of stand space, construction and freight only and is not redeemable against travel or expenses.

TIGA IS proud to be an Accredited Trade Association which works with UKTI’s Tradeshow Access Programme in supporting UK businesses looking to exhibit at overseas trade shows.

If you are interested in securing funding for GAMEScom 2010, please contact Vanessa@tiga.org

For more information on GAMEScom, please visit: www.gamescom-cologne.com

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Notes to editors:

About TIGA:

TIGA is the trade association representing the UK’s games industry. The majority of our members are either independent games developers or in-house publisher owned developers. We also have outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities amongst our membership.

TIGA's vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. We focus on three sets of activities: political representation, generating media coverage and developing services that enhance the competitiveness of our members. This means that TIGA members are effectively represented in the corridors of power, their voice is heard in the media and they receive benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities.

For further information, please contact Eva Field, TIGA PR Manager on: 07814 039 983, or email eva@tiga.org


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