What is the future of gaming in Finland and the UK?

Come and hear top experts’ views at the Nokia Experience House on Wednesday

14 December, 3-7pm.

Gaming industry is one of Finland’s strong points. Companies such as Remedy, Sulake and  Rovio have created various hit games, including Max PayneHabbo Hotel  and  Angry Birds. Financially, it is Finland’s most significant field of cultural export. Technology know-how combined with a strong gaming culture is just one of the factors behind the rapid development of the Finnish gaming industry.

UK is the fourth largest producer of computer games in the world and the largest in Europe. UK has been at the forefront of the games industry for decades, and there is a wide range of highly creative and successful game studios in the country.

But what lies ahead? And what could the Finnish and UK gaming industries learn from each other? Learn more and meet some of tomorrow’s success stories during an afternoon of presentations and a panel discussion, followed by networking drinks.

The event will be moderated by Kristian Segerstråle, GM and Co-founder of Playfish, and will include representatives from  RemedyGrey Area and  Supercell among others.

Time: Wednesday 14 December 2011 3-7pm

Venue: Nokia Experience House, 54 Greek Street, London W1D 3DS

RSVP by 9 December eeva.haaramo@tat.fi

Please note that the number of seats is limited.

The event will be hosted by  FinnfactsEmbassy of Finland in London and  Nokia, together with various Finnish games companies.

Check the programme at www.facebook.com/finnfacts

Welcome!

If you would like to request an interview with the speakers or have any questions, please contact:

Ms Eeva Haaramo, Finnfacts

eeva.haaramo@tat.fi

mob. +358 50 511 9549  


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