2021 was yet another year of records for Nordic Game. Never has the team been smaller, and never have we worked longer, or harder, to continue as Europe’s leading industry conference and bring the Nordic Game experience into a new decade.
NG21 Autumn on 2-5 November was in many ways a testament to this. This year’s fall edition took top rank as the most watched of our four online conferences since the pandemic began in early 2019, and featured highlights like the NGDC Season V Grand Finals, talks from over 200 speakers broadcast live from the Nordic Game studio and the return of our Nordic Game Talents recruitment event, in partnership with Finnish Game Factory Talents.
2021 by the numbers
And so, now for some statistics. Here’s a breakdown of NG21 Autumn program engagement:
NG21 Autumn registered attendees:
1674 (a record for our online editions!)
All-in-all Nordic Game 2021 registered attendees: 3300+
NG21 Autumn program (analytics from Vimeo):
Total time watched: 15 days, 8 hours and 48 minutes
Average time per view: 35 min
Nordic Game 2021 special programs (public streams on Twitch, etc.):
50,000+ views in May: Nordic Game Awards
15,000+ views in November: Funky Friday
Please note that the entire year’s programs (recorded live sessions and pre-recorded talks from both May and November) can be viewed by all NG21 Autumn pass holders until 15 January, when we close the 2021 archives and start prepping for our comeback show at Slagthuset, NG22 Spring on 17-20 May, in the venue and online from Malmö, Sweden.
Here’s an overview of participation in NG21 Autumn activities:
Nordic Game Discord:
905 conference pass holders participated on the Nordic Game Discord server during our spring and fall Nordic Game 2021 shows
950 meetings scheduled by 503 pass holders during NG21 Autumn
Nordic Game Talents (NG21 Autumn edition):
Registered job seekers: 1676 pre-screened talents
Registered recruiters/employers: 20 studios from across the Nordic region
Job opportunities listed: 200
14 publishers/investors met with 30 developers in 225 meetings
We thank you!
If you’re reading this, then there’s a good chance that you participated in one or more of our online shows. Despite the challenges we’ve all endured during the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re so happy that you joined us to help take that unique Nordic Game vibe from our traditional setting in Malmö into the digital sphere.
Cheers to you all for your good spirits and well-wishes; on our Discord server, gathering remotely with MeetToMatch and watching us stream each edition live.
Also our heartfelt thanks to our many sponsors and partners. More than ever, without them there would be no Nordic Game. Join us in expressing our appreciation by learning more about our Nordic Game 2021 sponsors here and partners here.
This concludes our report for NG21 Autumn. All the best and thanks again for being part of the fall edition of Nordic Game 2021.
Next up will be NG22 Spring on 17-20 May, celebrating our return to Slagthuset, Malmö, Sweden. Next May’s show will primarily focus on activities in the venue (with the online edition also centered on happenings at Slagthuset), and we’re expecting quite a comeback show!
Here’s just a taste of what to expect, and a very special message – passes for NG22 Spring are available now!
Don’t delay – register for NG22 Spring today
Buy one NG22 Spring conference pass, get one free-of-charge – and for a limited time, all Nordic Game passes are also half-price. What-a-deal 🙂
Please note that MeetToMatch, Publisher Market and Developer Showcase upgrades will first be available on 18 February.
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Become a Nordic Game partner
Nordic Game would not be celebrating its twenty-first edition next spring without the tremendous support of our sponsors and partners. Many of them have already signed-up for our May event, both online and at Slagthuset in Malmö, Sweden, 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 2022 will mark its twenty-first and twenty-second editions, as well as our return to historic Slagthuset. 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 welcomes you on 17-20 May to Slagthuset in Malmö for NG22 Spring, both online and in the venue, as well as next November.
Get your passes to this spring’s edition of Europe’s leading games industry event today!
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