The final tables for the Develop Awards are now available.
Returning to the Hilton Brighton Metropole on July 12th, it's the one night that the games industry comes together to celebrate all the achievements of the past year, and will be hosted by stand-up comic, Mark Watson
The biggest awards for the UK and European games industry are just over two weeks away and the final places are waiting to be filled. Come and join in with all the fun by booking a table on the awards website.
It has been an incredible year for the gaming industry and as the industry gathers for the Develop:Brighton conference, the awards will honour the best of the last twelve months. The full list of nominees is available here.
This year's host, Mark Watson is one of the UK's leading live comedians. A TV and radio regular, Mark has appeared on almost every panel show going from Have I Got News... and Mock the Week to 8 out of 10 cats and Would I Lie To You. He's also appeared on This Week, Live at the Apollo, and celebrity editions of Mastermind and Pointless.
The awards are supported by some of the biggest and most important names in the games industry and this year's awards are no different. Along with lead sponsor Unreal Engine/Epic Games, our charity partner, WarChild, ad event partner Develop:Brighton, the event is supported by Aardvark Swift, OPM, Amiqus, Gamescom, MoGI Group, Games London, Green Man Gaming, Perforce, Testronic, PTW, Dolby and Ukie.
We have several new categories for 2017, and our partners have been excellent in supporting those too. Games London will be sponsoring the New Studio award, Testronic will be sponsoring the Tools Provider award, Perforce will be sponsoring the Micro/Start up Studio award, Pole to Win will be sponsoring the New Games IP award, Dolby will be supporting the Sound Design award and Green Man Gaming will be sponsoring the In-House Studio award.
The awards will also showcase the future of the industry with Aardvark Swift presenting this year's Search for a Star competition winners. The ultimate prize, the Studio of the Year award, will be sponsored by Epic Games nad the Unreal Engine.
Not only are there more sponsors to come, but you can still get involved. Contact Charles Gibbons to find out more - firstname.lastname@example.org.