Events

27/10/2022
  • WiGFi goes Sugoi

    27/10/2022  16:00 - 19:00
    Sugoi Oy, Teerisuonkuja 7 C, 00700 Helsinki, Finland

    Come meet old and new friends while playing arcade games!

    Sponsored by Housemarque, WiGFi is organising an arcade gaming night at the arcade game hall Sugoi in Helsinki on 27th of October at 4PM. The event will last for three hours, and you are free to join at any point during that time! The minimum number of attendees for the event is 15 people, and the event is open for everyone. The event follows WiGFi code of conduct: https://weingames.fi/code-of-conduct/.

    Sign up on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.fi/e/wigfi-goes-sugoi-sponsored-by-housemarque-tickets-424083644597

    The sign-up closes on 19th of October.

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Welcome to the events page where you can find our coming and past events! We in Games Finland organizes all kinds of events from IGDA-pre parties to career workshops. If not mentioned in the event description, the event is open for everyone.

Event accessibility guidelines can be found here.

Be respectful. We in Games Finland is committed to keep our community safe for everyone and we have a zero-tolerance policy on harassment in all of its forms. Everyone attending at our events are required to agree with our Code of Conduct.

Past Events

This section lists events that WiGFi hosted before the year 2021.

We in games Christmas party goes online this year! While we can’t see each other live, we can still have fun together. We want to invite you to our virtual Christmas party, including casual gaming, feelgood video watch party, greetings from the board, and a MEGA raffle with great prizes!

You can find the link to the event through the We in Games group on Facebook. If you don’t use Facebook, you can send an email to events [at] weingames.fi to receive a link to the event.

Location: Arcade5 / online

Women in Finland’s annual meeting will be held on Tuesday 9th June 2020 at Arcade5 and online. The meeting will start at 5 PM.

The agenda and info about getting into the board has been shared on WIGFi’s Facebook page and an invitation has been sent by email to members.

Women in Games Finland’s constitutive meeting 2019, photo by Meela Leino.

You can find all WiGFi events also from our Facebook-group!

Location: Memphis Kamppi

Women in Games welcomes you to our Pre-IGDA drinks in Helsinki! This event is for you if you don’t know anyone attending to the IGDA gathering and don’t want to go alone, or just want to meet awesome people with similar interest.

Note that this is not a sponsored event, so everyone will have to pay for their own food & drinks.

Location: Unity Office, Kaivokatu 6, Helsinki

Women in Games Finland wants to invite you to the most exciting event of the year – our very first Christmas party as an official NGO, sponsored by Unity 🥳🎄🎅

This evening will full of great program and great people, something you definitely don’t want to miss 💓

We will have e.g. some fun party games, plenty of drinks and snacks and even a secret santa!

Please note that to join this event, you need to be a registered member of Women in Games Finland ry. You can leave your application here. We will check the membership status of all who sign up, and reserve the right to cancel one’s order to this event if they are not WiG members.

More info about this event is available at Women in Games Finland’s Facebook page.

Location: Memphis Kamppi

Women in Games welcomes you to our Pre-IGDA drinks in Helsinki! This event is for you if you don’t know anyone attending to the IGDA gathering and don’t want to go alone, or just want to meet awesome people with similar interest.

Note that this is not a sponsored event, so everyone will have to pay for their own food & drinks.

Location: Arcade5, Lapinlahdenkatu 16, 00180 Helsinki

Women in Games Finland wants to welcome all you budding game artists and level designers to our very first portfolio workshop! The workshop is a members only event, and primarily targeted to students, unemployed and people who are switching careers and who are struggling to get a job.

With the help of this workshop you will learn about the following topics:
– What is a good portfolio
– What are some dos and don’ts
– How to manage your portfolio
– What tools do I have?

Please note that to join this workshop, you need to be a registered member of Women in Games Finland ry. You can leave your application here. We will check the membership status of all who sign up, and reserve the right to cancel one’s order to this event if they are not WiG members.

Location: Memphis Kamppi

Women in Games welcomes you to our Pre-IGDA drinks in Helsinki! This event is for you if you don’t know anyone attending to the IGDA gathering and don’t want to go alone, or just want to meet awesome people with similar interest.

Note that this is not a sponsored event, so everyone will have to pay for their own food & drinks.

Location: Supercell’s office

Welcome to a Women in Games Finland Breakfast at Supercell!

Have you ever thought of founding your own games company? If yes, now you have a special opportunity to hear the best tips directly from the name in the game, Ilkka Paananen, the CEO of Supercell!

The event is especially for those interested in starting their own games company, but every registered Women in Games Finland ry. member can join. There will be 50 Eventbrite tickets available to this event.

Please note that to join this breakfast event, you need to be a registered member of Women in Games Finland ry. You can leave your application here. We will check the membership status of all who sign up, and reserve the right to cancel one’s order to this event if they are not WiG members. But there are nothing but benefits in joining us, so why not do it now! 🙂

More info about this event and the registration link can be found from Women in Games Finland’s Facebook page.

Location: Arcade5, Lapinlahdenkatu 16, 00180 Helsinki

Women in Games Finland together with Game Makers of Finland want to welcome WiGFi members to an awesome evening full of learnings in career development!

Career coach Anu Kaasalainen will help you take your career to the next level. Step on board! With the help of this workshop you will learn about following topics:

How to bring out your expertise?
The basics of a good CV
Different CV styles
Salary and it’s formation
How to ask increase of salary?

On top of the great content you can expect some light refreshments and time for networking!

Please note that to join this workshop, you need to be a registered member of Women in Games Finland ry. You can leave your application here. We will check the membership status of all who sign up, and reserve the right to cancel one’s order to this event if they are not WiG members.

More info about this event is available at Women in Games Finland’s Facebook page.

Location: Memphis Kamppi, Helsinki

Women in Games Finland welcomes you to our Pre-IGDA drinks with EA Tracktwenty and EA Women’s Ultimate Team! This event is for you don’t know anyone attending to the IGDA gathering and don’t want to go alone, or just want to meet awesome people with similar interest in the games industry, join us!

We will meet at Memphis Kamppi starting from 16:30 and finishing at 19:00, and then will head for the IGDA event upstairs together.

EA Tracktwenty and EA Women’s Ultimate Team has kindly agreed to sponsor a few glasses of bubbly for us! The rest of the drinks and food is on you.

Location: Restaurant Hima & Sali

This event is unfortunately sold out.

Join us for Women in Games Finland and Women in Games Norway Breakfast with Small Giant Games!

With great help from our sponsor Small Giant Games, Women in Games Finland and Women in Games Norway are having a breakfast event on October 2nd at Kaapelitehdas and restaurant Hima & Sali – and you’re welcome to join!

Pocket Gamer Connect is also happening around the corner, so if you’re heading to PGC, why not start your morning with us?

Location: Memphis Kamppi

Women in Games welcomes you to our Pre-IGDA drinks in Helsinki! This event is for you if you don’t know anyone attending to the IGDA gathering and don’t want to go alone, or just want to meet awesome people with similar interest.

Note that this is not a sponsored event, so everyone will have to pay for their own food & drinks.

Location: Futureplay Games, Köydenpunojankatu 2a D (4th floor), Helsinki

Welcome to the first Women in Games breakfast of the Fall season! We will gather at Futureplay on September 5th 8.30AM to 10:30AM for a casual breakfast, during which we’ll hear about the cornerstones of employee wellbeing at Futureplay, as well as a brief introduction to their games and culture.

We welcome any gender and identity, and everyone who finds WiG values of diversity important!

Event tickets are limited to 40 and registration is via Eventbrite.

Location: Memphis Kamppi

Women in Games welcomes you to our Pre-IGDA drinks in Helsinki! This event is for you if you don’t know anyone attending to the IGDA gathering and don’t want to go alone, or just want to meet awesome people with similar interest.

Note that this is not a sponsored event, so everyone will have to pay for their own food & drinks.

Location: Kansallismuseo park, Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki

Join us on WigFi Family Picnic! On the agenda we have chilling, chatting, playing park games, making giant bubbles, you name it! Both people with kids and without are warmly welcome. We will gather at the park behind Kansallismuseo museum, next to the terrace of the cafeteria.

We recommend bringing a picnic blanket, park games and the food and drinks you want to have. Please note that in order to create a safe environment for everyone, this event is alcohol free.