By Staff writer
World class regional and international speakers lined up to take part in virtual event
The eagerly anticipated fourth edition of the Digital Games Conference (DGC) is set to run from June 21-23.
The virtual event will provide insights into the gaming industry from world class international and regional speakers and will run from 11am to 11pm on all three days.
DGC Live has announced NEOM as a key partner for the digital conference, who will unveil plans on playing an integral role in the gaming industry worldwide.
Wayne Borg, managing director of the media, entertainment, culture and fashion sectors at NEOM said: “NEOM wants to be the epicentre of the region’s gaming industry and we have identified the key enablers required to create and foster a flourishing, legacy free environment for the industry in MENA.”
DGC Live 2020 will be the platform for companies associated with the development of gaming in the region to announce their initiatives, launch new products and share knowledge.
NEOM, Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, In5, TikTok, Robocom VR, TPAY Mobile, Seagate, HTC are some of the key sponsors for the virtual event.
Majed Al Suwaidi, managing director of Dubai Media City, said: “Dubai is fast becoming an international center for gaming and content creation thanks to its infrastructure, ease of doing business, relevant events and platforms and international attractiveness as a whole.
"We’re delighted to support DGC Live 2020 and look forward to engaging with key players to build on the growth gaming witnessed over the past years, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.”
Game publishers, developers, investors, E-Sports teams, influencers and VR innovators are among over 100 speakers included in the packed three-day 12-hour programme.
Karim Ibrahim CEO of Robocom VR, said: “We are the generation of entertainment and we constantly need to be entertained. We need more immersive content to be able to connect with gamers to take to them to a new level of gaming. We are proud to be the first Middle Eastern company to launch the Transformers IP in the region and we think DGC Live is the perfect platform to spread awareness on all our new games and projects for gamers and industry professionals.”
DGC Live 2020 will also feature African gaming industry experts. “We are excited this year to welcome the key game changers in the African continent, with a unique reach in this edition program to more than 15 African countries, connecting Africa with the Middle East and the rest of the world,” said Habib Chams, founder 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.
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DGC Live 2020 will be streaming from www.dgcgames.com