Buzz builds for London Games Conference
Tuesday, 6th October 2009 at 10:20 am
Zavvi.com and Direct2Drive join Team 17, Powerplay, Game Streamer and CD Team to back event
Companies from a variety of sectors, including online retailer Zavvi.com (now part of The Hut group) and digital distributor Direct2Drive, have stepped forward as platinum sponsors of forthcoming premier digital distribution event London Games Conference.
Taking place at BAFTA in London from 4:30pm on Tuesday October 27th, LGC is focusing on the challenge of digital distribution with speakers and panelists from leading manufacturers, publishers and developers. The Platinum Sponsors are Zavvi.com and Direct2Drive, with the Gold Sponsors consisting of Team 17, PowerPlay, Game Streamer and CD Team.
Tickets for the event are £229. Click here or phone 01992 535647 for more information.
The Hut’s product director Gian Luzio told MCV: “We are delighted to be involved in the London Games Conference as it gives us the opportunity to share ideas and shape the future of the games industry as it continues to evolve and push the boundaries of technology.
“We’re bringing Zavvi back as a leading entertainment retailer and we will be launching a full online entertainment retail experience with digital products available from all formats such as films, books music and games.
“Digital downloads are part of the future of online retail and complement the physical product retail experience that Zavvi.com offers.
“This conference will give us the chance to discuss all the current developments with the key people in our industry.”
The conference will open with a speech from Shadow Culture Minister Ed Vaizey.
It will feature exclusive research plus sessions looking at the decline of physical media, the shifting boundaries and balance of power within development, publishing and retail, plus the proprietary online gaming networks of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.
The event will be followed by dinner and networking opportunities at BAFTA.
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