VIDEO GAME SOIREE
Copyright 2005 Taylor Herring Brand Communications
[ June 23rd 2005 ]
of this year's Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment
Festival 2005 have confirmed the participation
of giants from the worlds of gaming, telecoms
and retail for the event's third year. The Festival,
will bring the cream of the Interactive Entertainment
industry together under one roof at the Edinburgh
International Conference Centre (EICC) from 10th
– 14th August 2005.
giants Nintendo and Xbox will be joined by BT,
Nokia N-Gage and GAME to back the event which
has been developed to provide an open international
forum to debate the evolution, convergence and
impact of interactive entertainment on popular
culture and will explore the future vision of
the industry. The festival will be open to the
public with the Go Play Games attraction offering
over 1,200 sq metres of action and the Game Screening
programme that will allow enthusiasts to meet
the names behind the games.
N-Gage is sponsoring a conference session that
looks at the world of mobile gaming. Vodafone
will be joining Nokia N-Gage to sit on the panel
of this session and key announcements are expected
form both of the telecom giants. Nokia is also
sponsoring the all important aftershow party which
will be presented by British fashion label, Joystick
Ingham, Chair of EIEF, comments, "We are delighted
to have so many prestigious partners on board.
Their support helps to build the event's international
significance and will prove invaluable in delivering
an exceptional four days in the Scottish capital
for both those in the gaming and entertainment
industries and game fans alike.
the only place where representatives from the
TV, film, games and interactive industries will
come together to learn from each other and network.
Delegates can look forward to joining the industry's
most influential thought leaders for a feature
packed conference programme that looks further
forward than next year's slate to challenge preconceptions
and drive innovation."
information and to book a delegate place for the
Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival please