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At Barclays, we’re playing our part to help the UK Games Industry grow and develop.

We see the positive impact that games can have in bringing communities together, inspiring creativity and building an environment to learn.

Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2022

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This year the Barclays Entrepreneur awards has a specialist Games and esports award. Nominations for Innovative Games companies are now open.

Nominate here

Barclays Game Frenzy:London

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We are delighted to announce our next Games Frenzy event will take place on Thursday, 30 June in our Canary Wharf Head Office.


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What we're doing

Resource Hub

Miss an event we ran? You’ll find recordings of all our events on our resource hub.

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Partnering with games industry experts from the grassroots up

We’re partnering with best-in-class industry bodies to bring new events, workshops and solutions. Supporting the UK games and esports industries to develop their skills and connect with like-minded professionals.

Take a look at some of our partners:





Meet the Games and Esports Team

Dave Gowans

Head of Games and Esports

Jon Paterson

Partnership Lead

Elaine Moran

Head of Games and Esports Strategy

Matthew Colclough

Esports Lead

Gavin Smith

National UK Lead for Business Development


Whether you’re starting out in games and esports or looking to expand, we’re here to help. If you’d like to find out more about our exciting gaming and esports programme and upcoming events, we’d love to hear from you.

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