Details Announced for Conference Focused on the Emerging Smartphone and Tablet Games Industry, Featuring Keynote Speaker Charles Hudson, Venture Partner at SoftTech VC
(London, UK – 16 July 2012)— Rising Media and WebMediaBrands, producers of the Smartphone and Tablet Games Summit (STGS), today announced details of this year’s London event on 15 November. www.mediabistro.com/smartphonegamessummitlondon/
Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit -London, is a one-day conference, focusing on the emerging smartphone and tablet games industry. The conference features an intensive programme of presentations and panel discussions from leading experts in game design and monetisation strategies.
Delegates will learn about emerging technologies that are transforming the way mobile games are produced and consumed, including the future of gaming on established and emerging smartphone and tablet platforms. Thought leaders will share industry insights and strategies on successful game design, development, distribution and monetization. Delegates will advance their knowledge and practical skills in an environment which focuses on all the key trends in this defining year for the industry.
STGS opens with a keynote presentation by Charles Hudson, venture partner at SoftTech VC. As one of the most active seed stage investors in Web 2.0 start-ups who focuses on mobile and gaming, Hudson will explore some of the key factors driving the market opportunities. Hudson’s speech will focus on answering key questions about the evolution of this rapidly expanding space.
The 2012 Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit will explore a number of key trends including:
- Customer Acquisition and Distribution: Facebook and Beyond
- Mobile App Metrics for Success
- Colliding Worlds: Real & Virtual Currency Gambling
- Monetizing Apps in a Saturated Social Environment
- Understanding the App Store
- Mobile Social Games for the Casual Audience
- HTML5: The True “Game” Changer
- VC Outlook for Mobile Gaming beyond 2012
- Building for Tablets: Keys to Success
- Smartphone Games Trends by the Numbers
- Engaging Consumers 24/7: Successful Brand Advertising on Mobile
- Mobile Card Games
Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit, London will take place - 200 Aldersgate, St Pauls, London, EC1A 4HD.
“2012 will be a defining year for the world of smartphone and tablet games,” said Matthew Finlay, CEO of Rising Media. “There has been seismic shift from retail to instant downloadable delivery with the continued rise of the iPhone, iPad and Android, with gaming now cutting across age, gender and demographic boundaries. Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit is open to anyone involved in this exciting industry where they can meet thought leaders, swap best practices, get real-time, relevant data and forge new client and partner relationships.”
Social Gaming Summit
Delegates who register for Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit will also have access to Social Gaming Summit, which will be co-located at – 200 Aldersgate, St Pauls. Social Gaming Summit is the only conference which fuses mobile gaming, immersive worlds, real-life brands and social networking. For more details, please visit: www.mediabistro.com/socialgamingsummit/
Register before 14 August 2012 to take advantage of the lowest-available super early bird rates: www.mediabistro.com/smartphonegamessummitlondon/
About Rising Media
Rising Media is a specialised media company excelling in the production of business technology-related conferences and exhibitions. Rising Media currently produces events including eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, Conversion Conference, Search Marketing Expo, Predictive Analytics World, DemandCon, Affiliate Management Days, Internet Marketing Conference, Web Effectiveness Conference, Social Gaming Summit, Building Business Capability in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Sweden and Australia. See www.risingmedia.com for more info.
About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com) is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade shows. The Company’s online business includes: (i) mediabistro.com, a leading blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources (including the industry’s leading online job board) about major media industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, and mobile; (ii) InsideNetwork.com, a leading network of online properties providing original market research, data services, news, and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming, and on mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii) SemanticWeb.com, a leading blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data, and Big Data. The Company’s online business also includes community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos (stocklogos.com) and premium membership services. The Company’s trade show and educational offerings include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription libraries on topics covered by the Company’s online business.
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