Press release

02/08/2018

WIGJ launch free European Women in Games Conference tickets with Patreon membership scheme
 

London, Thursday 2nd August 2018 - Women in Games WIGJ, the not for profit, games industry diversity organisation, today announced that tickets for the European Women in Games Conference, sponsored by Facebook, are on sale. There are also free tickets available for those subscribing $5 a month to WIGJ’s new Patreon membership scheme.

With the objective to educate, inspire and help stimulate future generations, the inspirational two-day event taking place on the 11th-12th  September at City, University of London will comprise of keynote speeches, panel discussions and workshops, a party and five sets of awards. There will also be over 50 speakers and panellists from across the games industry representing the diverse wealth of sectors and the talent within them.

The new Patreon scheme has launched to reflect the success of the network growing massively to over 10,000 globally since its foundation in 2009. To meet the demands of the organisation, which is run by volunteers, and to continue to help support and provide opportunities to thousands of game developers, WIGJ is reaching out to individual and corporate patrons with the new membership scheme. Those who subscribe will receive additional exclusive information, advice and benefits for as little as $1 a month. As part of the Patreon launch offer, Patreon members agreeing to subscribe $5 /month are able to buy a full price, 2 day ticket Eventbrite for £300 for the equivalent of a year's subscription of $60 or about £45, using a 100% discount code only available to Patreon subscribers.

Patreon powers membership businesses for creators. Women in Games WIGJ is creating diversity in video, mobile, online games and esports. See more at: https://www.patreon.com/wigj

Marie-Claire Isaaman CEO of Women in Games said, "We are proud to offer Patreon membership to our supporters. Patreon is a modern way to reward subscribers that are prepared to pay a small amount more for additional, exclusive information and advice that WIGJ will make available each month. The timing of the launch of this membership scheme means that members can immediately benefit from a substantial saving on all conference tickets. WIGJ will benefit from a regular income that will allow the organisation to provide more services in the future. Please subscribe to Patreon today at whatever level you can afford and make sure you get the discount code to obtain your free conference tickets.”

For further details about the conference and to buy tickets please visit https://ewigconf2018.eventbrite.co.uk  The event is inclusive and male delegates are very welcome.

For further details about the conference please visit: http://www.womeningamesconference.com/.

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About Women in Games

Women in Games WIGJ is a not for profit organisation that works to recruit more women into the games industry and to support those already in the industry. It also campaigns to ensure individuals and businesses understand that a more diverse workforce leads to greater productivity and financial success. More at http://www.womeningames.org

The organisation is called Women in Games, but our legal name is Women in Games WIGJ - without any brackets, which mean Women in Games can be abbreviated to WIGJ.
The organisation is no longer called Women in Games Jobs.

 

Women in Games WIGJ is a not for profit organisation that works to recruit more women into the games industry and to support those already in the industry. It also campaigns to ensure individuals and businesses understand that a more diverse workforce leads to greater productivity and financial success. For more information visit: http://www.womeningamesjobs.com/

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