Running alongside the Develop:Brighton conference on Wednesday 27 October and Thursday 28 October is the Expo. It's free for all visitors to attend and brings together some of Europe's most innovative companies from every sector of games development. Get up-to date with the latest tech and get hands on with all the games on display.
At the heart of the Expo is the Develop Bar & Networking Lounge sponsored by UNREAL ENGINE so you don't have to go far to buy colleagues a drink, have an informal meeting or just mix with other visitors.
The Expo also features the Indie Showcase sponsored by TALENTHOUSE MEDIA FOUNDRY which demo's some of the best independently developed projects around - come and play the games and vote for your favourite.
Expo Opening Hours:
9.00 - 18.00 on Wednesday 27 October
9.30 - 16.00 on Thursday 28 October
From platform holders to tool providers, dev studios to cutting edge tech companies plus universities showcasing talent, some of the most innovative and inspiring organisations from every sector of games development have taken part in previous Expo's.
If you're interested in taking a booth in the Expo contact us now: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Develop is a very important place – it’s one of the few developer focussed conferences we have in Europe and that makes it very valuable.
Develop is an excellent way of catching up with people – there’s a really nice community feel here.
Mike Bithell Games
Develop is a really great way to network, it’s also great for going to talks and finding that little tip that you didn’t know before and thinking – oh I’ll bring that back to the team!
Develop:Brighton’s a great conference. It’s got a spread of people from all parts of the games industry talking about such a wide range of topics.
Develop is the must-attend event for the games industry in the UK. It’s where we all come together and learn from each other. It’s the best way into the industry and it’s the best place to learn from your colleagues.
I’ve been to every single Develop in the last 12 years. One thing you get here is networking - you will meet the most amazing individuals in the video games industry.
A lot of the opportunities that come from being here are speaking to other developers who are doing exactly the same thing as you. And there are some good parties – it’s very much a pleasurable work experience!
If you really want to have a good interface with the British game developer community then this is the place to come.
There’s something creative about Brighton, so it’s the perfect place to have the conference.
Develop always gets put in the diary. There are many reasons to be here, not just the talks, but the networking, people exchanging ideas about where the industry is right now and where it’s going to. It’s pretty essential to be here I think.
Ian Livingstone, CBE
There are many ways you can be part of Develop:Brighton - including taking a booth in the Expo or choosing one of the many sponsorship opporunities during the event or at the Star Awards.Contact us now!