Codemasters joins Interactive Futures as Event Partner

Monday 27th of January 2020 03:11 PM

We're delighted to confirm Codemasters as an Event Partner for Interactive Futures 2020, which is taking place in Leamington Spa on January 31st & February 1st.

Leamington Spa-based Codemasters is an award-winning British video game developer and publisher with over 30 years of heritage. The company specialises in high quality racing games including DiRT, GRID and the BAFTA award-winning official F1 series of video games.

Codemasters will be taking part in the Interactive Futures conference sessions, while delegates will also be able to meet with company at its stand in the Interactive Futures EXPO, where they can get hands-on with a GRID lap challenge in an awesome Playseat.

Meg Daintith, Recruitment Manager at Codemasters, said: “We are delighted to be invited to Interactive Futures again this year. It’s great to connect with the local community we’re so proud to be a part of, so come along and chat with us about our racing games. Plus we’d love to invite you to a lap time challenge in the Playseat on our amazing GRID game!”

Interactive Futures is a two-day conference and expo will once again showcase to the industry and to the general public the rich seam of talent and opportunity within the Leamington Games Hub.

The event will highlight the region’s heritage within the UK video games industry, its talent and creativity, the unrivalled community of indie and major studios, and career opportunities – both for students and for those already working in games and beyond.

Interactive Futures 2020 – What’s On

Interactive Futures is being funded by the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP), Warwickshire County Council and Warwick District Council, with the support of local industry.

On Friday, January 31, the Interactive Futures conference programme will also highlight key issues relevant to the region and the wider games industry, with topics including Ukie’s Regional Economic Impact Report – and why Leamington is punching above its weight; How to finance your game and studio; and How Leamington became one of the biggest games hubs in the UK.

Saturday, February 1 will see Interactive Futures open its doors to consumers and students to inspire the next generation of talent, with career opportunities the key focus for the day. Conference topics will include Levelling Up: What skills and qualifications are required for a career in games; How we made it: Young indie developers discuss their careers; Beyond coding: Why there’s a career in games for everyone; and much more.

An EXPO showcasing the best of the Leamington Games Hub will run throughout the two days.

To buy tickets for Interactive Futures 2020, click here: https://interactive-futures.com/tickets-2020

If you are interested in getting involved with the Interactive Futures conference programme, please contact Lisa Carter on 07970 164201 / lisa.carter@mimrammedia.com.

If you would like to exhibit at Interactive Futures or become a partner, contact Darrell Carter on 07967 947076 / darrell.carter@mimrammedia.com.