Category Sponsor
Green Man Gaming
Green Man Gaming is a global technology company at the heart of the video games industry. Greenmangaming.com is an eCommerce store and community platform offering millions of gamers a single destination for all things gaming. With customers in 195 countries, the store stocks a wide catalogue of multi-platform digital games at the best prices and provides the latest game data tracking, reviews and discussions on its community.

Category Sponsor
OPM is a specialist recruitment consultancy operating in the games and interactive entertainment industries. OPM celebrate 20 years in business this year, in that time they've established a diverse portfolio of clients and candidates from all corners of the globe, having placed candidates in 31 countries.

Their sales team is split into designated divisions that are specialised to a particular job function within the game-making process, publishing and after-sales, so each of OPM's consultants are an expert in their specific sector.

Category Sponsor
Belong by GAME
Designed by gamers, for gamers

Each Belong Gaming Arena is a bespoke space, designed to cater for all, from the ultimate hard core gamer to the newest and freshest faces in the world of gaming! With custom high-powered gaming PCs, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles readily available throughout the arena, every game and gamer is catered for. Play the latest and greatest titles next to your friends, compete in your favourite game against some of the country’s best players and experience the latest in VR gaming under one roof at Belong.

Category Sponsor
ESL, a part of the international digital entertainment group MTG, is the world's largest esports company, leading the industry across the most popular video games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL One, ESL National Championships and other top tier stadium-size events, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and television production, fully catering to the needs of the esports ecosystem. With offices in North America, Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Spain, China, UK and many others.

Silver Sponsor
Heaven Media
Heaven Media have been marketing agency experts in the gaming and eSports industry for over 10 years, who deliver campaigns globally. In a frequently changing and evolving market place, they help clients to promote their business and products to new and existing PC Gaming enthusiasts. They provide solutions including content creation, influencer and eSports sponsorship, event delivery, PR, advertising and beyond. Their team includes specialists from each marketing discipline with extensive personal experience of gaming as well as a profound understanding of how to motivate this new generation. Heaven Media’s team can help you create, deliver and measure marketing campaigns.

Red Carpet Sponsor
Sony DADC is a leading end-to-end service provider for the entertainment industry and beyond, offering world-class digital and physical supply chain solutions, software services, and optical media replication services. The company’s network consists of service offices, optical media production, distribution and digital facilities around the globe.

Photo Booth Sponsor
Playwire Media
Playwire media is ranked by ComScore as the largest portal online, for reaching gaming and entertainment enthusiasts. Over the three publishing brands (GameZone Group, NowPlaying Entertainment, Kids Club) Playwire reach over 14m UK UU’s a month and provide a variety of platforms for advertisers looking to target their audiences.

Drinks Reception Sponsor
Amiqus are a specialist Games recruitment agency focused on experienced hiring for studios internationally. With 18 years’ experience in the sector our team know what it takes to deliver the right candidates to studios when they’re needed most. We love the games industry and do everything we can to support its growth and diversity. We also offer free advice to grads to help them into the games industry. We work super hard to provide an outstanding recruitment service through expert knowledge, great relationships and robust practices. We love what we do and along the way we’re delighted to have been rewarded with 10 industry awards.

Supported by
Ukie, pronounced you-key, (UK Interactive Entertainment) is the only trade body for the UK's games and interactive entertainment industry. We are a not-for-profit and represent businesses of all sizes from small start-ups to large multinational developers, publishers and service companies, working across online, mobile apps, consoles, PC, eSports, VR and AR.

Charity Partner
Games Aid
GamesAid is a UK based video games charity (Registered UK Charity # 1081706) which acts as an umbrella to support a number of smaller charities who help disadvantaged and disabled children and young people. It is a non-trading body, administered by Trustees who operate on a fixed term basis run by a Chair who is also appointed on a fixed term. As the only fully democratic charity in the games space, members of the games industry propose and vote for the charities of their choice annually. The charities who get the top number of votes then get an equal share of all the monies raised that year, proving that games and gamers can do great things for others

Event Partner
Bespoke Arcades
Bespoke Arcades is the global leader in custom built, high quality arcade machines. Individually built to order by hand here in the UK, Bespoke Arcades use the finest quality materials and state of the art engineering to deliver highly authentic, commercial grade arcade machines. Ideal for office use, press launches with style or indeed private ownership, Bespoke Arcades offer a variety of different models to choose from, all with an endless list of available upgrades. For more information, please contact: info@bespoke-arcades.co.uk

Event Partner
Described by the BBC as 'The UK's kings of YouTube', The Yogscast is a network of talented and entertaining YouTube and Twitch creators committed to bringing the best in gaming entertainment to the world. Originally launched in 2008 as a way for Lewis to share Simon with the world, the original channel quickly became the first UK channel to hit 1bn video views and now has more than 7m subscribers. Today the Yogscast family is made up of more than 40 YouTube and Twitch channels with over 25m followers and more than 7bn lifetime views. The Yogscast has also raised over £7m for charity with their annual JingleJams.