This 2-7 November, Nordic Game and partners in the region will expand Europe’s leading games industry conference into a hybrid event, both online and on-stage at Malmö Convention Center, as well as launch a new consumer-oriented expo in the same venue in Malmö, to share the excitement of making games with a wider audience.
Nordic Game Expo 2021 will kick-off on Tuesday, 2 November with NG21 Autumn, featuring a live streamed speaker program, Discord activities, remote MeetToMatch meetings and more online, as well as talks, an expo floor and other activities for the regional, European and global games industry at Malmömässan convention center.
The week will also feature popular Nordic Game networking events like Publisher Market, Games Capital Summit and the renowned Nordic Party, as well as the Nordic Game Discovery Contest’s fifth season Grand Finals on Friday, 5 November, both online and with participants at the venue in Malmö.
On Friday, 5 November Nordic Game will open Malmömässan to the public for a long weekend of game-making excitement with Nordic Game Expo, as leading Nordic studios, educational institutions, trade and support organisations and more present themselves and career opportunities in the games industry to the thousands of visitors expected from Sweden, Denmark and across the region.
Update: Malmömässan, the NG21 Autumn/Nordic Game Expo venue, has been certified to ensure the quality of their infection control routines for Covid-19. Additionally, the Swedish government has announced that restrictions on attendance numbers at public gatherings and events are planned to be removed as of 29 September.
Here are some highlights of what you can expect during Nordic Game this November:
NG21 Autumn speaker program
Hosted live from Malmömässan, an exciting range of games industry talks with speakers from the Nordic region and abroad, appearing both onstage and remotely for participants online and in the venue.
Do you have thought-provoking and/or entertaining games industry experiences and knowledge to share? Learn more and apply to the NG21 Autumn speaker call.
Nordic Game Expo
If you’re able to join us in Malmö, Sweden, then this is your chance! Present yourself and interact with participants directly in the Nordic Game Expo, either with regional industry peers during the week or with the local games-curious public over the weekend – or both!
Interested? Contact our us here and we’ll get right back to you with further details.
Nordic Game Talents
Presented in partnership with Games Factory Talents, Nordic Game Talents (NG Talents) is an event dedicated to recruitment and career development in the games industry.
Kick-starting a week before Nordic Game Expo 2021, employers and recruiters will meet and match remotely on the Games Factory Talents platform with both industry veterans seeking new challenges and professionals just beginning their careers.
Nordic Game Talents will also play a central role in the Nordic Game Expo floor experience over the weekend, as regional game studios, educational institutions and organisations present themselves and the excitement of making games to the public at Malmömässan.
Seeking a job or expanding your team? Contact us here and we’ll be in touch with more information.
NGDC Season V Grand Finals
The fifth season of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC), which kicked-off in South Africa last December, culminates this November during NG21 Autumn as the season’s finalists compete online and onstage at Malmömässan for fabulous prizes and the prestigious NGDC Season V Game of the Year title.
Become an NGDC sponsor or partner event! Contact us here to learn about great opportunities still available with the fifth season tour.
Nordic Game this November: A return and a new beginning
After three entirely online editions of Nordic Game over the past 18 months, we will continue to develop and expand our digital format as Europe’s leading games industry event this November, as well as take our first steps back to the show floor in Malmö as a hybrid event.
With Nordic Game Expo 2021, we’ll celebrate both the return of the Nordic Game experience for the regional industry as well as the beginning of a new Nordic Game adventure, as we look to share the excitement of making games with a wider audience at Malmömässan.
Online registration is now open! Passes include both the online conference and activities at the venue; purchase your passes before 15 October and invite a friend free-of-charge!
Contact us here to learn more about the Nordic Game Expo 2021 and to join us as a sponsor, partner and/or exhibitor this 2-7 November in Malmö, Sweden.
About the Nordic Game Discovery Contest
Building on fourteen years of organising successful games industry activities, including the annual Nordic Game conference, regional funding programs, overseas networking events and other developer support initiatives, Nordic Game launched the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) in 2016 – an exciting, competitive challenge where selected game projects are showcased live in pitch competitions at partner events across Europe and around the globe.
Learn more NGDC Season V qualifiers, wild cards and finals, and get all the latest results at discovery-contest.nordicgame.com!
Become a Nordic Game partner
Nordic Game would not be celebrating its twentieth edition in November without the tremendous support of our sponsors and partners. Many of them have already signed-up for our next event, but we’re always ready to welcome new partners.
Contact us here for more info about the wealth of opportunities available to put your brand in front of the entire Nordic developer community and their global peers at Nordic Game.
About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2021 marks its nineteenth and twentieth editions. Gathering thousands of industry professionals in the spring and autumn each year, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Nordic Game doubles up again following our spring edition last May with NG21 Autumn and the Nordic Game Expo on 2-7 November, expanding Nordic Game 2021 into a hybrid event, both online and on-stage at Malmö Convention Center, as well as launching a new consumer-oriented expo in the same venue in Malmö, to share the excitement of making games with a wider audience.
Get your passes to the fall edition of Europe’s leading games industry event right here!
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