Step into the Gaming Industry’s
highest-growth emerging market

Meet with the key business partners
from the world and the region

Ad & Affiliate Networks
Mobile Streaming & Games Platforms
Game Developers
Analytics & Attribution Networks
Game Publishers
AR/VR Developers
VAS Service Providers
Content Licensing & Influencers



Countries Represented






Connecting the Global Game Development Industry

dgc mobile games summit

Capture opportunity in the fastest growing games market in the world. Claim first mover advantage, by sizing market share in this vibrant emerging market

dgc esports summit

Join stakeholders from around the world including publishers, agencies, league organisers, teams, broadcasters, and venue operators while engaging in strategic business development.

dgc vr ar summit

Learn to create amazing, VR and AR experiences for games and entertainment. Be inspired and share best practices and learn from experts

dgc blockchain and games summit

Join this dedicated blockchain games event and discover more. Meet people driving the change that is set to revolutionise the gaming industry

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Watch video - About the Conference & Expo

About the Conference & Expo

DGC Games Dubai is the MENA region’s premier gathering of influential gaming industry players

DGC Dubai is the MENA region’s #1 business event for the game industry. Bringing together attendees from around the world to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry over two days of discovery, inspiration, and networking in the heart of Dubai.

Industry leaders attend DGC Dubai

war gaming
facebook gaming
dubai blockchain
shenab games
robocom vr
itp gaming
Kids Clever
integrated telecom
Game power 7
empire play
araby ads
edc canada
consoli ads
dubai internet city
diwan videos
bga - blockchain game alliance
dubai blockchain center
vr ar association
Exhibit & Sponsor

Elevate your presence with your most promising prospects at DGC Dubai

Be an exhibitor and sponsor at DGC Dubai and join leading companies showcasing their latest offerings. Meet with key business counterparts and establish relations with your most promising prospects in the heart MENA region’s gaming industry.

Fast Facts - MENA Marketplace for Digital Games

" The value of spending on virtual reality and augmented reality hardware in the MENA region will grow to 3.2 billion U.S. dollars by 2020 ”

" Dubai 35th among top 100 gaming markets with a total revenue of  $324 million, with more than 80% of smartphone users in identified as 'mobile gamers ”

" $1.5B Mena eSports attracts more audience than ever before ”

" Saudi Arabia has the highest average revenue per paying user in the world; China for example has an ARPPU of $32 compared to roughly $270 in Saudi Arabia ”

" The Middle-East North African (MENA) mobile gaming market is expected to triple its current value by 2022, growing into a $2.3 billion industry ”

" MENA region captured 26% of the world mobile-game market ”

Special Events

dgc special events

Engage and connect with your most valuable business counterparts throughout the event at DGC Dubai. Impart and collect insight in focused gatherings that bring together both showcases and audiences at the right time and the right place.

World Leading Speakers at DGC Dubai 2020

Industry leaders have come to share their insight and showcase their offerings first hand. Our speakers will present new insights, data-driven knowledge, and innovative ideas on the future of games. More speakers will be added as we progress.

Conference Schedule


The Growth & Global Impact of Esport

Joey Brander - CEO- First Serve Partners - Canada

Chris Overholt - CEO- Overactive Media- Canada

Esports Investments and currents market developments

Michael Broda - CEO- Esports Pro League - Singapore

Fire Side Chat with ERIC Anderson - Head of Esports - FaZe Clan- USA

Moderated by Thomas Shambler - Digital Director - Esquire Middle East - UAE

Networking Lunch Break

Esports law

Anna Bauman - Managing Director & General Counsel - Rogue Sports Europe

A Conversation with Robert Fisser - General Manager - PlayStation Middle East - UAE

Moderated by Darrah Murphy - News Editor - Time out Dubai - UAE

A conversation with the regions Esports Teams founders

Klaus Kajetski - CEO- Yalla esport - UAE

Youssef Mohsen - Founder & Managing Partner- Anubis Gaming- Egypt

Joe Zoghbi - Webedia & Founder Divine Vendetta - Lebanon

Speaker from Negma Team

Moderated by (Arabian Business)

A Conversation with Mr. Takashi TOKITA, Game Development Director - “Final Fantasy”- Square Enix, Inc.

Moderated by Thomas Shambler - Digital Director - Esquire Middle East - UAE

TOKYO GAME SHOW Introductions

Expected Duration: 60 minutes

Speaker 1: Mr. Taiyo TANABE, Head of TOKYO GAME SHOW Management Office, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.

Speaker 2: Mr. Takashi TOKITA, Game Development Director “Final Fantasy”, Square Enix, Inc.


The Rise of a Regional Publisher of Global Titles

A Conversation with Karim Ibrahim - CEO - Robocom VR & AlQanat Abu Dabhi - UAE

Moderated by Thomas Shambler - Digital Director - Esquire Middle East - UAE

A Conversation with Dr. Marwan Al-Zarouni - CEO - UAE Blockchain Center - UAE

Moderated by (CEO Magazine)

Publishing with the Unity Distribution Platform

Sahar Salam- CEO- T-Pay MENA - Egypt

Lunch Break

Education and Games

Tommy “Potti” Ingemarsson - Founder of Ninjas in Pyjamas & Area Academy - Sweden

Ahmad Gamal - SAE Institute - UAE

Robert Hammond - Kidsclever - Lebanon

Moderated by Samer Bater - Editor - Arabian Business Arabic - UAE

Women In Games Panel

Sahar Salam - CEO- T-Pay MENA - Egypt

Hiba Muhareb - Co-Founder and CEO - Shanab Games - Jordan

Anna Bauman - Managing Director & General Counsel - Rogue Sports Europe

Moderatted by (Cosmopolitan Middle East)

Panel: Publishing Mobile Games in the MENA Region

Asad Mahmoud - CEO - Consoliads - Pakistan

Baris Ozistek - CEO- Netmarble- Turkey

Hussam Hammo - CEO - Tamatem Games - Jordan

Raheel Iqbal - CEO- The Game Storm Studios - Pakistan

Moderated by Nikhil Pereira - Editor, Digital Studio Middle East - UAE

Player management and player focus in teams

Tomislav Mihailov - Team Manager - Rogue Sports Europe

Gusav Kall - Head of Esports - Universal Music Group - Sweden

From zero to hero

Atle S. Stehouwer - CEO & Founder- Team Singularity- Denmark

Esports: A Brand Ambassador

(speakers to be announced)

Networking Lunch Break

CS:GO: The Past, Present & Future

Martin Rosenbaek - Co-Founder & CEO - -

Per Lambaek - Co-Founder & CTO- -

A Conversation with Tommy “Potti” Ingemarsson - Founder of Ninjas in Pyjamas & Area Academy - Sweden

Moderated by Darrah Murphy - News Editor - Time out Dubai - UAE

Unlocking the Potential of Esports Data

Moritz Maurer - CEO - GRID Esports - Germany

Welcome To The Future of Gaming

Kaspar Tiri - Co-Founder - Wolf 3D - Germany

VR Impact on our Lives

Lebnan Nader - CEO- Gamecooks - Lebanon

Planning your next big game

Hiba Muhareb - Co-Founder and CEO - Shanab Games - Jordan

Who you meet at DGC Games

                                Digital Games Industry Experts & Leaders

Digital Games Industry Experts & Leaders

Where the world’s top game industry professional come to network, sign deals, learn about new products, and grow their business

VAS Service Providers

VAS Service Providers

Monetize and discover growth audiences, acquire direct access to MENA regions booming end-user market. DGC Games is the VAS / Publishers ideal meeting place

                                Leading game developers and platforms

Leading game developers and platforms

From around the world and from the MENA region, whether you are a publisher, a brand or an agency, access the information you need, to take you to the forefront of gaming.

Content Licencing

Content Licencing

Access a world of third-party content for games licencing and beyond. Given the burgeoning MENA region’s games market, now is time to get up to date with the latest content licencing deals.

Affiliates and ad networks

Affiliates and ad networks

Access the best performing acquisition and Install Deals you can get. With the games market being driven by the acquisition and install networks – be at DGC Games, the event where ad-booking gets done



meet with the MENA region’s influencers and access massive captive audiences. Not to be missed.

Top Attribution and Analytics

Top Attribution and Analytics

Meet first hand with world’s leading experts. Keep track of performance and learn from where your best performing ads are being driven

Agencies, Investors and Organizations

Agencies, Investors and Organizations

DGC Games is the meeting place to do investment deals, access grants and create collaborations with leading Agencies, Investors & Organizations form the MENA region and around the world – looking to be part of the explosive growth in digital games



DGC Esport Summit offers exceptional insight and business networking opportunities in deal making, on player and teams, event set up merchandising, fan engagement and more.



Access the MENA regions developers seeking the latest innovations in AR and VR technology. Showcase your latest offerings to your target audience, seeking to learn, create and develop VR and AR applications, and entertainment.

DGC Blockchain & Games Summit

DGC Blockchain & Games Summit

Gathering top-tier developers, investors and publishers, DGC Blockchain & Games Summit, is the forum for evangelizing, showcasing and making deals in the burgeoning market for blockchain games.

Payment Providers

Payment Providers

Discover a market ready to do business, where app and game publishers are looking for the latest payment innovations. With the MENA marketplace still not fully matured, DGC Dubai offers exceptional opportunity for business development and transformative insight.

Streaming / Cloud Gaming

Streaming / Cloud Gaming

With the world of gaming moving away from the console to Streaming and Cloud Gaming, DGC Dubai offers the gaming industry the perfect forum, at the right time and place to discuss and strike deals on the future of games in the cloud. Do miss this first mover’s opportunity.



With the massive growth seen by digital games in the world of entertainment, brand owners are turning to games to further the own products. DGC will offer brands, advertising and marketing agencies the ideal platform to meet with developers and licensors, offing the perfect opportunity to become introduced to gaming industry. Opportunities await.

DGC Dubai Media Partners

Exceptional media coverage for participants of the show
dgc dubai media partners

Expect exceptional advertising and media coverage of DGC Dubai 2020, with on and offline campaigns and promotions running before, during and after the show to an audience of over 46.7 million people

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itp live Strategic Media Influencer Partner

Meet with the MENA region’s leading games influencers promoting DGC Dubai 2020

Amplifying voices that send your games into overdrive, connecting your games with your most promising audiences, driving downloads and ramping up play time.

Check out our influencers

Buy Tickets to attend DGC Dubai

1800 AED

500 $ US

For Gaming Industry Professionals & Other companies

  • Unlimited Access to Business Meetings Platform
  • 2 days conference access pass
  • Access to Exhibition Area
  • Access to Special Events & Parties
Buy Ticket

1200 AED

330 $ US

Games Developers & Games Developers associations

  • Unlimited Access to Business Meetings Platform
  • 2 days conference access pass
  • Access to Exhibition Area
  • Access to Special Events & Parties
Buy Ticket

600 AED

164 $ US


  • 2 days conference pass
  • Access to exhibition area
Buy Ticket

250 AED

70 $ US

For University Students

  • 2 days conference access pass
  • Access to Exhibition Area
Buy Ticket


dgc game sponsor - facebook gaming
dgc game sponsor - tpay
dgc game sponsor - robocomvr
dgc game sponsor - shanab games
dgc game sponsor - like card
dgc game sponsor - kids clever
dgc game sponsor - itp live
dgc game sponsor - consoli ads
dgc game sponsor - game storm
dgc game sponsor - game cooks
dgc game sponsor - sae institute

Media Partners

dgc dubai media partner - ahlan
dgc dubai media partner - arbian business
dgc dubai media partner - arbian business english
dgc media partner - comms mea
dgc media partner - CEO
dgc media partner - channel
dgc media partner - digital broadcast
dgc media partner - digital studio logo
dgc media partner - digital studio
dgc media partner - esquire
dgc media partner - network
dgc media partner - smart cities
dgc media partner - shortlist
dgc media partner - TimeOut Dubai
dgc media partner - TimeOut Abu Dubai
dgc media partner - TimeOut DXB
dgc media partner - TimeOut Dubai Kids
dgc media partner - TimeOut Abu Dhabi Kids
dgc media partner - tokiyo game show
dgc media partner - IGB
dgc media partner - white nights prc
dgc media partner - game rome
dgc media partner - indie prize green
dgc media partner - MMA MENA

Ticket Agent

ticket agent - 800 tickets

Partner Hotels

partner hotels - novotel hotel and resport

Venue Partner

dgc venue partner - dubai world trade centre

Partner Hotels

DGC Games 2020, special rates Partner hotels