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UK games festival will position Guildford as the “Hollywood of Games”

UK games festival will position Guildford as the “Hollywood of Games”. Enterprise M3 LEP is among the partners supporting Guildford Games Festival, a major new consumer, cultural, and business event taking place from 27-29 June 2019.

Guildford is recognised for games development, games publishing, and technology in the UK. The festival will highlight Guildford’s creative talent and contribution to a market that is globally worth around $81bn.  

The festival will be funded and run by members of the game’s community, Guildford Borough Council, Ukie, The University of Surrey, and Enterprise M3 LEP. The festival aims to attract investment and skilled talent to the region to work with and in local games companies.

It will also showcase to the public and wider sector, the cultural and economic output of the Guildford games community; a hotbed of creative talent with a huge amount of potential to expand and grow.   

Further information about the festival, can be found at Guildford.Games/Festival