London conference will explore trends in virtual reality, augmented reality, mobile games, eSports and more – call for speakers now open

Inaugural Future Games Summit set for November

A brand new conference will be held this November that will examine the opportunities and challenges facing every spectrum of the games industry in the UK and beyond.

Organised by Develop parent NewBay Media, the Future Games Summit will take place and London’s Millennium Mayfair Hotel and runs from Wednesday, November 23rd to Thursday, November 24th.

The two-day programme aims to cover as much of the games industry as possible, identifying trends that will shape interactive entertainment in the coming years.

The first day will cover: investment and finance, virtual reality, augmented reality, mobile games and monetization, serious and beneficial games, industry inclusiveness, the role of games in the UK economy, and the influencers of the future.

Day two, meanwhile, will be dedicated entirely to eSports, covering regulation, analytics, and the role brands and traditional publishers can plan in eSports. The event follows the debut of NewBay’s eSports Industry Awards on Monday, November 21st.

A call for speakers is now open, with a deadline of Friday, September 2nd. Click here to find out more and submit your proposal.

Future Games Summit is supported by livestreaming partner Twitch and event partner Green Man Gaming. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Conor Tallon via or call 0207 354 6000.

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