Jordan to host global gaming conference


[19-05-2022 09:32 AM]

Ammon News - The Jordan Gaming Lab, a King Abdullah II Fund For Development (KAFD) project, is set to host the Global Mobile Games Industry Conference next November, in cooperation with the Jordan Gaming Task Force (JGTF), within the activities of the 11th Jordan Gaming Summit for 2022.

KAFD Director Saeb al-Hasan said the conference is an ample opportunity for Jordanian youth and game developers to look first-hand at the latest developments in the sector, contribute to putting Jordan on the industry's map and enhance its role as a regional hub for the sector, stressing the KAFD's support to Jordanian game developers partaking in the conference.

Nour Khrais, Chairman of the JGTF and CEO of Maysalward, a Jordanian software company and a technical partner of the Jordan Gaming Lab, pointed out that the Jordan Gaming Summit will be launched in cooperation with Pocket Gamer Connects (PGC) Jordan, owned by Steel Media Ltd., a global company that organizes prominent events in the video games sector.

The conference will also host global companies specialized in developing mobile video games and a number of speakers to discuss the latest developments in game making and means of promotion, publication, and generating income, offering Jordanian, Arab, and international developers to network and connect through workshops and discussions.

Winners of the 12th edition of the App Challenge, a competition for 14 to 16-year-old school students, will also be announced during the conference, Khrais noted.

For the third year, PGC Jordan's conference will include a global competition for best independent developers, giving a chance for independent developers to showcase their games to a group of prominent specialists, strategic partners, and investors.

This year's conference, which is expected to bring together about 500 people, focuses on e-sports and how they have become a part of global sports and provides an opportunity for youth to compete for e-sports prizes.




  • no comments

Notice
All comments are reviewed and posted only if approved.
Ammon News reserves the right to delete any comment at any time, and for any reason, and will not publish any comment containing offense or deviating from the subject at hand, or to include the names of any personalities or to stir up sectarian, sectarian or racial strife, hoping to adhere to a high level of the comments as they express The extent of the progress and culture of Ammon News' visitors, noting that the comments are expressed only by the owners.
name : *
email
show email
comment : *
Verification code : Refresh
write code :