Abu Dhabi Is Hosting MENA’s Very First Games For Change Summit

by Ishita Agarwal
Abu Dhabi Is Hosting MENA’s Very First Games For Change Summit

The capital of the UAE will host the inaugural Games for Change Summit in the Middle East and North Africa. The new, two-day event was made public by Games for Change and Abu Dhabi Gaming. It will start on October 11. It intends to bring together 300 leaders from Abu Dhabi’s gaming sector and world-renowned professionals to discuss cutting-edge gaming techniques and technologies. Let’s check out more about the event happening in Abu Dhabi. 

Abu Dhabi Emerging As The Video Gaming Capital 

Via the top-notch assistance package for the gaming sector in Abu Dhabi., the biggest community of game creators in the area now calls Abu Dhabi Gaming home. It is producing an astounding number of high-calibre games. All thanks to several inventive independent game developers and major global industry players like Ubisoft and Unity.

The Summit, which is happening in collaboration with the US Mission to the UAE and twofour54, will witness several speeches, discussions, seminars, and networking opportunities. Furthermore, an interactive arcade to explore the gaming industry’s commercial trends would also be present.

Additionally, attendees will hear from independent game creators and business owners worldwide about their experiences in the sector and how games have been used to address societal concerns, including education, healthcare, and climate change. 


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Address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 

Together, students across the globe create games that focus on human rights, sustainable society, and a healthy planet to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Moroever, a few of these games will be on display in Abu Dhabi at the G4C Summit.

According to Susanna Pollack, President of Games for Change, the occasion provides a chance to rethink the gaming industry’s contribution to international cooperation and global development. Moreover, the capital’s gaming aims to make the city a centre for international gaming. This year, the nation’s gaming market anticipates generating $288 million in revenue.


What do you think of this initiative taken by Abu Dhabi Government to strengthen the gaming market? Do let us know your opinions in the comments section below. 

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