The Nordic Gaming Industries Association was formally founded in Reykjavík City Hall on Monday. Jónas Björgvin Antonsson, chairman of the Icelandic Gaming Industry (IGI), signed the founder agreement on behalf of Icelandic game producers.
Reykjavík City Hall. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.
The association will serve as a platform for game producers in the Nordic countries, protect the interests of Nordic game producers, contribute to the development of the industry, organize an annual conference and promote Nordic games globally, Fréttablaðið reports.
Around 330 companies are members of the association, their combined annual turnover amounts to approximately EUR 360 million (ISK 57 billion, USD 473 million) and they employ more than 4,000 people.
Ten companies are party to IGI, including CCP, Gogogic, Mindgames and Betware.
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