DC Thomson backs Games Media Awards 2014

Publisher DC Thomson is sponsoring this year’s Games Media Awards.

The firm joins a strong line-up of organisations sponsoring the event, which celebrates and recognises those working in the games media.

The GMAs are an excellent way to recognise industry talent and we’re delighted to be a sponsor,” DC Thomson head of advertising for consumer entertainment Andy Williams said.

This is our first GMAs and seemed the perfect way to celebrate the launch of our new, exciting and unique gaming magazine, 110% Gaming.”

This year’s Games Media Awards will take place on October 15th at the revamped Bloomsbury Ballroom.

The award categories have been overhauled, as has the judging and entry process. Over 250 people are expected to attend, with over 150 of them from national press, specialist outlets and further afield.

Last Monday the finalistsfor the ten award categories were revealed – eight of which have been voted for by panels of games journalists and their peers in the games business, accompanied by two special awards which will be voted for by consumers and event attendees respectively.

There are over 60 different writers, media outlets (including podcast brands and video channels) vying for prizes.
Comedian Holly Walshhas been confirmed as host for the event.

Trade tickets for the GMAs are on sale now – contactkhumphrey@nbmedia.comor call her on 01992 535 646. Alternatively you can clickhere.

DC Thomson joins other event sponsors OnLive and NCSOFT (event partners), Sega (award partner – Rising Star), Green Man Gaming/Playfire (award partner – Gamers’ Choice), media partner Gamescom and after party sponsor FIFA 15 (Electronic Arts).

Other sponsorship opportunities are available – contactaboucher@nbmedia.comfor more info or call him on 01992 535 646.

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