Casual Connect Day 2 Roundup: Youtube, Indie Games and The Rocky Horror Show

Day two of Casual Connect is over, which means it is nearly time for me to go home. But rather than leave you in the dark over what happened at the show as I prepare to scamper back to the airport, I thought it only fair to write another quick summary of what happened to me at the show.

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Casual Connect Europe 2016 Day 1 Summary – It’s moving to Berlin

So the first day at Casual Connect is over and I’m sitting in my hotel room eating biscuits and watching Champion’s League football. Some may say I should be out networking at a party; my brain says a low quality live recording of PSG versus Chelsea takes precedence.

Anyway, to make up for my total lack of networking productivity, I thought I’d round up what happened at the conference today instead. Here are my abbreviated highlights: enjoy them or perish immediately.

Note: you will not perish immediately if you don’t enjoy them.

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Meet The Mobile Gaming Experts Roundup

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The first Meet The Mobile Gaming Experts Roundtable event took place on the 18th January in East London and we think it went pretty darn well.

Sponsored by the excellent teams at Pollen VC and GetSocial, we had over fifty representatives from companies across the mobile games industry join us in the McQueen Bar to discuss the state of play in mobile games today.

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GetSocial and Pollen VC support Meet the Mobile Gaming Experts Event in London, 18th January 2016

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Pollen VC and GetSocial have thrown their support behind Meet the Mobile Gaming Experts Roundtable on the 18th January at McQueen Bar in East London.

Joining the likes of Space Ape, Rodeo Games and UKIE as table hosts, both companies will be providing their expertise at the event about their areas of specialism.

Meet the hosts

In case you’ve not come across either company before, here is a quick run down of what they do and who you’ll be meeting to give you a headstart.

Pollen VC helps developers to unlock their app store revenues early, making sure that they can quickly and successfully reinvest their earnings into growing their business. Pollen’s CEO Martin MacMillan is expected to be in attendance and offering advice, as will Remco Smit, EMEA Business Development Manager at the company.

Meanwhile, GetSocial is a cloud based mobile social engagement platform that provides game developers with tools to help them acquire, retain and monetize their users. Reinout Te Brake, CEO at the company, will be heading up their table and offering insight into how you can keep users engaged throughout the user lifecycle.

Providing great insight to delegates including representatives from Spil Games, Nordeus, Gamevil and Quiztix, GetSocial and Pollen VC will play their role in making the Roundtable event one of the must attend networking meet ups of the week.

Get involved

If you’d like to be a part of Bright Mavericks’ Meet The Mobile Gaming Experts event, then there are two ways you can get involved.

If you’re a service or company looking to share your advice with up and coming mobile game developers, email lindsey@brightdials.com and she’d be happy to discuss table sponsorship options with you. Offering a table to call your own, content creation in the build up (and after the service) and more, it’s a great opportunity to get your service into the mobile gaming community.

And if you’d like to attend the event, we have free tickets for game developers and non game developers available here. Please note that priority will go to game developers at the event, so sign up early to make sure you don’t miss the cut.

We’re looking forward to being joined by GetSocial and Pollen VC in London on the 18th January as part of Mobile Games Week. We hope you’ll join us there.