On 27 of June the traditional Finnish Game Day in St. Petersburg will be held. This is the special event where participants can learn more about the Finnish game industry, talk about trends in the market and discuss business opportunities in this area. After the Finnish Game Day and White Nights, on June 30, the Games Job Fair starts.
Finnish Game Day
Venue: Consulate General of Finland, Saint Petersburg
Date: 27th June, 2018
Event information and registration: https://finnishgameday.com/fgd18
Games Job Fair
Venue: St. Petersburg Technopark
Date: 30th June, 2018
Event information and registration: https://finnishgameday.com/games-job-fair-stpetersburg-2018
“Finnish Game Day is an annual networking event where game industry leaders from Finland, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus come together to discuss the hot topics and challenges of the global industry today” - explains Oleg Paliy, the event organizer. “Experts share their views and experience in panel discussions which cover topics like publishing and global markets, investments in games and talent attraction and retention. This is a unique opportunity to network with some of the key influencers of the game industry and have a good time!”
During the event, Finnish studios will share their knowledge, experience and answer questions from participants. The program includes panel discussions on such topics as investing in games, working in international market, making business in Finland and attracting and retaining talents in game studios. The full program can be found on the site of the event.
Finnish Game Day is held in cooperation with White Nights, the international cross-platform game development and marketing conference, which takes place every year on June 28-29 in St. Petersburg. Participation in the Finnish Game Day event is totally free, you just need to register and receive an invitation letter. Only 100 seats are available, registration is open.
The Finnish game industry is one of the fastest growing in the world, its turnover exceeds 2.5 billion euros per year and, according to experts, these numbers will increase soon. In addition, foreign workers noticed the special warm atmosphere of Finnish game studios: Finland's open and friendly community is what makes the country's games industry "really special", says Supercell CEO Ilkka Paananen.
*After the Finnish Game Day and White Nights, on June 30, the Games Job Fair starts. This is the event where game industry specialists will be able to talk to Finnish game studios and find a dream job in Finland. Read more about the fair program at the Games Job Fair website https://finnishgameday.com/games-job-fair-stpetersburg-2018