Scottish Games Week 2023 – the second annual week-long celebration of the games ecosystem in Scotland – kicks off next week, taking place from Monday 30th October to Friday 3rd November.
Run by Scottish Cluster Ecosystem Alliance member, Scottish Games Network, the week of events includes the SGW Conference, Scottish Games Awards, and a More Than Games event.
Other events in the Scottish Games Week programme will include the Education Symposium, aimed at educators and academics (V&A Dundee, 1 November), and a GAME ON! Session at the Scottish Parliament (Edinburgh, 31 October).
What’s more, there’s an opportunity to show your support for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity by sponsoring a Scottish Games Award and helping to fund gaming equipment for the kids.
Read more below to check out discounts to attend and opportunities to sponsor!
SGW Conference – 30/31 October, Dynamic Earth Edinburgh
This two-day conference brings together developers, publishers, tools, technologies and the wider games ecosystem in an inclusive, collaborative and welcoming forum, to explore every aspect of designing, creating and releasing games.
We are delighted to offer an exclusive 25% discount for ScotlandIS members to attend the conference to learn more about the games ecosystem in Scotland and meet the community – simply follow this link and enter the code GU35T_SGWIC.
More Than Games – 3 November, The Corinthian Glasgow
More Than Games is a unique event designed to highlight and showcase the transformational power of games in our digital world – for people who don’t make (or play) videogames. The event takes a deep dive into use of games in various areas including film and screen to education, healthcare and beyond.
ScotlandIS members can also secure a 25% discount for this event – follow this link and enter the code BM_MTGD1SC.
Scottish Games Awards – 2 November, Platform Glasgow
Scottish Games Awards has partnered with Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity to raise money for the Games For The Weans campaign, aiming to buy adapted gaming equipment, consoles and video games for the boys and girls at Scotland’s biggest children’s hospital.
The Awards are offering sponsorship of their 12 x award categories (view the shortlist), with the chance to present the award, attend the ceremony (opened by the First Minister) and meet the whole industry.
What are you waiting for? Get involved with Scottish Games Week now!