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Game on, as DGC Live returns for virtual event

DGC Live 2020, from June 21-23, will feature over 100 top speakers from the games industry

Game on, as DGC Live returns for virtual event

The event also celebrates and promotes both regional and international innovators and rising talent.

The Digital Games Conference (DGC) will return for its fourth edition with the highly anticipated DGC Live virtual event from June 21-23.

DGC is the knowledge and business gateway for the MENA games industry and ecosystem and has, over the last four years, been the meeting point for industry leaders and creators to exchange ideas and launch products.

The event also celebrates and promotes both regional and international innovators and rising talent.

DGC Live 2020 will feature over 100 speakers from the industry including developers, publishers, investors, representatives of platform and services, E-Sports teams and mentors, gamers and virtual reality innovators.

The 12-hour packed agenda will offer deep insights into the current industry trends and challenges and also introduce new technologies, thought-provoking keynote sessions and further highlight the future of gaming in the MENA region.

“DGC Live 2020 has partnered with international and regional brands such as Neom, Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, IN5, TiKTok, Robocom VR, T-Pay MENA to bring together industry experts leading the evolution of the gaming industry in the region. We are very excited to host the first DGC Live online conference and Digital Expo and play an integral role in gaming eco-system in the region,” said Habib Chams, founder and head of DGC Games.

In addition to the business of games, gamers can look forward to Cosplay competitions, DJ sets and games jam on every day of the event.

With 600 plus companies participating, DGC Live’s B2B meeting platform and Digital Expo will run for 24 hours each day.

Registered participants will be able to schedule their business meetings through one-on-one video calls, messaging and also create their personal agenda and publish their opportunities by adding links to game demos, videos, pitch decks, website and service portfolio. The B2B meeting platform will run on any device.

“Virtual conferences have become a norm in the current climate with highly engaged audiences gaining and sharing knowledge. We are very excited to bring together experts from the gaming industry for DGC Live 2020 while playing a crucial role in identifying opportunities in the MENA region,” Alia Fawad, director ITP Live and ITP Gaming.

Tune in to listen to experts from the industry including;

  • Richi shahda, Head of Global Gaming Content Partnerships, Twitter
  • Luis Cataldi, Global  Education Evangelist, Epic Games
  • Chris Overholt, CEO, Overactive Media
  • Atle S. Stehouwer, CEO & Founder, Team Singularity
  • Jason Dellarocca, Game Industry Cluster Expert
  • Tommy “Potti” Ingemarsson, Founder of Ninjas in Pyjamas & Area Academy
  • Lamees Ouzon, Business Development Manager for Apps and Gaming, Google 
  • Desire Koussawo, Co Managing Director ESL France Esport
  • Nicholas  Biswas, VR Business Manager at HTC MEA

You can register to attend DGC Live by clicking here or here

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