Free PR advice for new Tiga members

Free PR advice for new Tiga members

By Rob Crossley

November 14th 2011 at 1:33PM

Developer trade group to host two events for indies and mobile studios

British games studios that join trade association Tiga are being offered free consultation from PR experts, the group has announced.

Tiga said the initiative is part of a wider aim to support the new wave of independent start-up studios emerging across the UK.

“As the only relevant trade association run by developer for developers, Tiga is focused on the issues that matter to developers,” said CEO Richard Wilson.

Wilson also announced that Tiga and Microsoft are to meet at the house of Commons on November 15th to host an event for new indie studios.

About 30 people from indie development studios, including representatives from Icon Games, Neon Play and Playground Games, will meet with MPs to discuss ways to assist independent developers establish and grow their business.

A third scheme was also announced: On November 25th, Tiga will host a mobile, tablet and handheld gaming conference to examine industry trends within the space.

“These three initiatives demonstrate that Tiga is influencing policy at the highest level, has an eye on the future direction of the industry and is developing innovative services to enable our members to grow their businesses,” Wilson said.