Publisher and Investors: You’re invited to NG23 Helsinki this November

Are you a publisher or investor who’s closely followed industry trends and is now ready to meet the first wave of game startups and growing studios to rise after a challenging 2023 for many game businesses?

Then join us for NG23 Helsinki on 28-29 November, co-organised with Neogames Finland and the official games industry side event of Slush, the world’s leading startup festival.

Besides mingling with games industry leaders participating in our Executive Summit on 28 November, and guests from our partner event Slush, you’ll meet a string of talented developers from Finland, the Nordic region and across the globe over two days, demoing their titles, pitching their projects, ready to meet and expand their networks.

Publishers and investors, this is how to join us in Helsinki this November
As of 3 November, we’re very close to full capacity for NG23 Helsinki, our two-day games industry gathering at Epicenter Helsinki on 28-29 November, where we’ll also welcoming over a hundred investors and startups from our partner event Slush for the first time.

“Investors and publishers, if you’re seeking standout additions to your portfolio, the Nordic indies won’t disappoint!” – product and strategy expert Patrick Rose, mentor at NG23 Helsinki

As a publisher or investor, you can still join NG23 Helsinki:

1) You can register directly for an event pass (299 EUR). And reach out to us here if you’d also like to book a private room adjoining the MeetToMatch Lounge, organise your own event, arrange extra visibility or something more. The program at-a-glance:

28 November, 13:00-15:00 EET – Developer speed-pitching session
Participating game startups and growing studios will speed-pitch their teams and projects live on-stage at Epicenter Helsinki, making it easy for you to find the kind of talents and titles you’re looking for.

29 November, 9:00-18:00 EET – Meet with the startups and studios
The following day, publishers and investors will be able to dive deeper into games at presented at NG23 Helsinki and meet with the developers, via MeetToMatch and during planned networking and social activities.

Selected teams will also present their titles on stage during our live pitch contest, hosted by Xsolla Funding in the early evening of 29 November, as NG23 Helsinki comes to a close.

Full schedule and venue details here.

2) We also had a very limited number of complimentary passes for publishers and investors who were ready to participate in our intensive program for game startups and growing studios at NG23 Helsinki – but this offer has now ended. Thank you to everyone who applied.

Nordic Game Helsinki: The shape of (great) things to come next May
If you like our publisher and investor focus at NG23 Helsinki, then you’re going to be really excited to learn more about upcoming plans for our flagship event – and twentieth anniversary celebration – NG24 Spring on 21-24 May in Malmö, Sweden.

Among the many reveals in the pipeline for the coming weeks and months, expect well over one hundred games from all over the world to be featured in our week-long Developer Showcase next May.

So don’t delay; join Nordic Game this fall, meet lots of game startups in Helsinki, and get a head start for Nordic Game 2024 next May.

Learn more about NG23 Helsinki here and welcome to Nordic Game!

NG23 Helsinki is presented with the support of our partners and sponsors including Dirtybit, Housemarque, MeetToMatch, Neogames, Nordic Game Ventures, Phantom Gamelabs, Remangu (Revolgy), Slush (as official games industry side event), Suomen Pelinkehittäjät, TreebuddyEarth, Xsolla Funding and Zempie (FROMtheRED).


Join our exhibitors, sponsors and partners
Nordic Game would not be celebrating double editions annually without the enthusiastic participation of thousands of talented game developers from the Nordic region and across the globe for nearly two decades. Thank you!

We’re also tremendously grateful for the unwavering support of our exhibitors, sponsors and partners. Many of them have already signed-up for our upcoming events, but we’re always ready to welcome new partnerships.

Contact us here for some great opportunities on exhibitor, sponsor, group and partner packages for our next event and beyond.

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