DreamHack and Sweden Game Arena Enter into Partnership
Partnership to Kick Off with Sweden Game Conference, October 21-23
STOCKHOLM — DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival, today announced a new partnership with Sweden Game Arena. DreamHack will support its Sweden Game Conference initiative, a leading European conference for gaming students, startups and indie developers. This year's conference will be available online from October 21-23 at swedengameconference.se.
DreamHack has been appointed co-presenter of the conference and will also be represented in the panels by Justin Burnham, Creative Director, Global Festivals at ESL Gaming. Burnham will participate in the panel “Publishing for Startups”. He will be joined by Staffan Berglén, Publishing Director at Enad Global 7; Anderson King, Business Development Manager, Unity Distribution Portal (UDP) at Unity Technologies; Yanhui Su, Ph.D. reasearcer, University of Skövde, former Head of Business Development, EA Chillingo. The “Publishing for Startups” panel will be held on Wednesday, October 21, at 4 pm CEST. More information on all panels, including how to watch, can be found on the official website.
“Coming together as a community is one of the key components of gaming culture. This partnership between ESL Gaming's DreamHack and Sweden Game Conference allows us to unite and bring some amazing content from all walks of life in the gaming space to the many gamers, industry pros and fans,” said Justin Burnham, Creative Director, Global Festivals at ESL Gaming. “Strong collaborations, such as this, allows a message of positivity to focus on what truly matters — the people for whom we create our events, and the enjoyment they experience.”
“We are truly excited to announce our partnership with DreamHack will kick off with Sweden Game Conference. DreamHack has a huge global gaming community, which makes this partnership the first step in our collaboration to further connect game developers and gamers across the globe,” said Magnus Ling, Project Manager at Sweden Game Arena.
The conference begins with one day dedicated to the business side of the industry; the other two days will focus on students and aspiring game developers. Sweden Game Conference will also offer a digital expo where startups, indie developers and others can showcase their games and studios to investors, publishers, gamers,and consumers.
For more information on Sweden Game Conference, or to sign up to participate, please visit:
SWEDEN GAME ARENA MEDIA CONTACT:
Jennifer Granath, Science Park Skövde/Sweden Game Arena
+46 703 81 90 10 | firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT SWEDEN GAME ARENA
Sweden Game Arena offers game developers and companies an opportunity to develop through targeted community events as well as visualization and participation in the global games market. In addition to having a close-knit community of professional game developers and aspiring game development students from Sweden’s biggest game development education programs, Sweden Game Arena frequently represents the Swedish games industry at international events.Sweden Game Arena has since 2009 organized Sweden Game Conference in Skövde for indie developers, startups and students, to create visualization on the community and the chance to meet people within the industry.