Women in Games returns on 18th May 2017 to celebrate the contribution of women in the UK games industry

Women in Games 2017 entries now open

This year we will once again kick off our campaign to recognise the achievements of Women in the UK Games Industry. 2017 will see us recognising the plethora of female talent in the games industry via seven individual awards.

The ceremony will take place in London on Thursday 18th May 2017 in partnership with Aardvark Swift, UKIE and Twitch. You can read about last year’s winners from our sister site MCV here.

Following an extended open lobbying period the MCV, Develop and eSports Pro editorial teams will work with a specially selected panel of distinguished industry professionals to create a shortlist and the winners for these awards.


The categories available for entering/nominating this year are as follows:

  • New Development Talent
  • Businesswoman of the Year
  • Creative Impact
  • Career Mentor
  • Rising Star
  • eSports Contender
  • Outstanding Contribution

You can read more about the categories and criteria at the Women in Games 2017 website, where you can also submit your nominations. The deadline for entries will be Friday 10th March 2017

We look forward to hearing about the success stories of women working in the UK games industry, and if you have any questions about the event please feel free to contact us.

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