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19/06/2019

Gamification+ Personal Branding Meetup

​​We hosted our latest meetup last night! The meetup was a workshop hosted by Gamification+ placement student​ Kira Downer (​​also the post author and will ​refer to myself in first person from now on).​I tell my story of how I got into gamification in this blog post: From Player to Professional.​​My interest in Personal Branding […]

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24/04/2019

Gamification+ Emotional Intelligence Meetup

​We hosted our latest meetup last night with ​Céline Berger. ​​She has over 20 years’ experience in gamification and her most recent creation focuses on bringing the skills of emotional intelligence to the masses.The game, ‘Name it to Tame it’ was facilitated by Celine and her colleague Cecile​ and we established how our emotional reactions […]

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05/04/2019

Gamification+ Chosen as Export Champions for South East

The Department for International Trade (DIT) recently announced that Gamification+ would be acting as Export Champions for the South East. This accolade involves Gamification+ being an example to businesses across the South East and promoting exporting as a profitable activity, especially as the uncertainty of Brexit looms.On Friday 22ⁿᵈ Gamification+ founder and CEO Pete Jenkins […]

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Gamification+ Prize for ‘Best Use of Gamification in a Business Context’ Awarded

​Gamification+ at the Brighton Business School Excellence AwardsOn 6th December the 2018 Brighton Excellence Awards were held at the University of Brighton, celebrating fantastic achievement among the student body of the Business School. Kira Downer* received the prize from Gamification+ for ‘Best Use of Gamification in a Business Context.’The prize was a year’s membership to […]

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From Player to Professional

I’m going to talk about my involvement with Gamification+ over the past few months and how I went from being an intern to paving my way into a fascinating industry.Why gamification?Choosing my electives for my second year of study at the University of Brighton was proving difficult. Until I read the module description for Pete […]

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