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Beyond Games

Join well over 400 attendees and 90 speakers for an all-new conference at the frontier of the interactive entertainment space. Meet professionals from across the creative industries for a week of knowledge-sharing and networking. Make new contacts using our trusted online meeting platform, and select from a schedule of expert video content, curated by the makers of the world-famous Pocket Gamer Connects series of events.

Learn from the experts

We’re busy scheduling over 30 hours of talks, panels and roundtables. These talks are tailored for beginners, experts, and everybody in between.

Network with the industry

Using our free networking platform, you’ll be able to search and message all attendees. There will be ample opportunity to request and accept video meetings.

Be Inspired

Discover what’s possible, what’s desirable and what’s coming! Prepare for the future with this perfect introduction to how professionals from all sectors are responding to new technology.

BEYOND GAMES ADVISORY BOARD

Our select group of visionaries from across the games industry

MULTIPLE TOPIC TRACKS!

Sessions from over 50 expert speakers curated into core themed stages including…

MAPPING THE METAVERSE

The future starts here! Discover the cutting edge of communication and entertainment in this overview of developments in the immersive space. We map the frontiers and reveal essential jumping on points.

STATE OF PLAY

An introduction to the $180B games industry – discover an industry that’s bigger than film and music combined, and the trends that are shaping its future.

TRANSMEDIA TRENDS

Join our journey of discovery! We’ll be exploring the stories and experiences that are breaking the boundaries between traditional media formats.

TECH 3.0

“Sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”, said Arthur C Clarke. We look at the technological advancements that are shaping the way we create.

MOVERS & SHAKERS

Who is leading the charge on transmedia thinking? Who are the distruptors, the innovators, the investors, the visionaries? We look at the people and companies that are setting the agenda.

THE NEW NFT ECONOMIES

Non-fungible tokens: how unique digital assets are changing the way people play today.

INFLUENCER IMPACT

Discover the latest tips and techniques from the personalities and agencies that are changing the media world.

FUTURE VISIONS

Where will interactive entertainment be in 20 years time? What are our hopes and dreams? We speculate on what will disrupt the agenda next – our experts looking to the future and reveal where entertainment is headed.

BLOCKCHAIN BASICS

An introduction to what blockchain means for any developer – with insights into the technology and how crypto works with games.

ESPORTS INNOVATION

Unbeatable insight into the opportunities in competitive gaming and the future of the esports gaming market.

YOUR AT-A-GLANCE SCHEDULE FOR BEYOND GAMES

All times listed on the site here are GMT+0 which is our local UK time

HANDPICKED TALKS

Over 90 experts will share their knowledge across four themed tracks. Participating speakers come from companies like Roblox, Graphite Music, Rovio, Archie Comics, Genvid, Institute for the Future and more.

ESTABLISHED AUDIENCE

This is a new conference, but it’s from the makers of Pocket Gamer Connects. Since 2014 we’ve welcomed well over 30,000 industry professionals to our international live and digital conferences.

THE WHOLE INDUSTRY

The content will resonant with creators and with executive decision-makers from the digital creative industries. But you’ll find CEOs, investors, marketers and more from multiple verticals. A passion for discovery unites us all.

BEGINNERS WELCOME

Kicking off with a scene-setting track and including guided breakout groups, the conference will give you insight into the intersections of a range of disciplines – no matter your level.

ACCESSIBLE FROM EVERYWHERE

Typically our online events welcome attendees from 75 countries! We miss being able to meet in person, but a digital conference like this enables you to watch (and participate) from wherever your home office is situated.

TALKS FOR VETERANS

Games veteran hoping to transfer skills to a new sector? Musician, screenwriter or VR artist seeking inspiration from new interactive formats? Join us. You can watch live, or access recordings later.

Register Today

To avoid delay, please select the correct ticket price. Discounts are available to support independent creators (less than 10 staff) and developers/publishers working in the games space. Please respect the spirit of these discounts – we will steer you towards an Industry Professional ticket if you work primarily in any other capacity. There are special ticket types for students and the press.

All prices are exclusive of VAT. Buying via Eventbrite will provide you with an invoice. Terms & Conditions apply.

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