Dubai GameExpo Summit 2023
Jun 21st - 22nd 2023

Dubai GameExpo Summit 2023

Dubai , United Arab Emirates

Date & Times: Wednesday, June 21st - 22nd 2023
9am to 5:30pm
Location: Dubai , United Arab Emirates
Region: Middle East
Expected Size: 500 - 1,000
Ticket Cost: 267 USD
Target Audience: Developers, Indie Developers, Creatives, C-Level, Students, Investors, Publishers, Tool Providers, Technical teams, Ad Companies, Media, ASO Practitioners, Tool
Event Type: Expo
Featured Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows, Console, Handheld Console, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Au

This June 21st to 22nd, the Pocket Gamer Connects team are partnering with the Dubai Economy & Tourism department (DET) to bring the global games industry an unmissable conference experience in the glorious city of Dubai, part of the fastest growing region of the international games industry.

The GameExpo Summit powered by PG Connects will take place over two days alongside the larger GameExpo event at the incredible hub of sustainability and innovation, Expo City Dubai. The summit itself will feature more than 100 renowned games industry speakers from all over the globe delivering insightful talks, panels and seminars across a number of themed tracks. You can expect discussions on pressing topics facing the games industry such as new technologies from the metaverse, AI and Web3 to the latest techniques and trends in development and monetisation, as well as the unprecedented growth of the MENA market.


Expo City Dubai
Al Wasl Avenue
United Arab Emirates

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Platinum Sponsors

DMCC Gaming Centre

DMCC Gaming Centre


The DMCC Gaming Centre is a comprehensive ecosystem that provides everything gaming and esports businesses need to scale their operations globally. As part of DMCC’s community of nearly 23,000 member companies, the Gaming Centre allows gaming businesses to tap into one of the largest and most diverse business districts in the world.

Offering access to capital through global partners, a community that fosters collaboration, and a range of resources aimed at supporting and mentoring gaming businesses, the DMCC Gaming Centre is the ideal launchpad in the region for gaming and esports businesses.

Gold Sponsors




"Nine66, part of the Savvy Games Group, is an integrated support system for game developers. It provides infrastructure, skills development, the network, publishing, and the advisory services to promising games studios and developers, both in Saudi Arabia and internationally.

Through its work, Nine66 provides entrepreneurs and innovators in the games industry with the tools they need to accelerate their work, drive their business forward and deliver real impact that benefits the entire games community."

Silver Sponsors




Xsolla, a global video game commerce firm, offers a powerful suite of tools and services tailored for the gaming industry.

Founded in 2005, Xsolla has aided thousands of developers and publishers, from small to large, to fund, market, launch, and monetize games globally across multiple platforms.

Committed to simplifying global distribution, marketing, and monetization, Xsolla helps partners expand their reach, boost revenue, and connect with gamers worldwide. Based in Los Angeles, with offices globally, Xsolla collaborates with major gaming titles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, and Ubisoft.

Bronze Sponsors

Associate Sponsors




The NEOM Level Up Program, operated by DigiPen, is a 12 month accelerator program to support the best of Saudi Gaming Start ups with comprehensive, tailor made mentorship and financial support

Fahy Studios

Fahy Studios


Fahy is a Saudi-based game development studio delivering fresh and engaging experiences to casual gamers




GAMEIT is a 2nd generation technical solution, disrupting traditional cognitive training methods, using the power of video games.

Gameit Platform provides fun games, that scientifically designed by experts to improve cognitive skills for school children (age 8- 12 Years), who face learning challenges in education. Back-end Analytic Technology that provides essential insights for guardians, teachers, and admins.

Our Solution aims to cover the gap of needed cognitive training in schools.




Nomadroid is a Saudi studio aiming to bring fragments of joy and a lasting experience by developing high quality games that convey meaningful messages, while breaking stereotypical images and nurturing the local creativity and talent.

Starvania Studio

Starvania Studio


Starvania believes in creating an entertainment experience beyond the horizon, by making fantasy universes that are out of sight and from another perspective, filled with thoughtful and inspiring concepts.

PopScreen Games

PopScreen Games


PopScreen Games, a Mobile-First RPG studio, is shaking up the gaming industry with its use of generative AI. This innovative approach allows the studio to rapidly and extensively create, test, and cherry-pick top-quality RPGs. This dynamic studio is also constructing an intuitive distribution platform designed to give players the power to create and distribute their own games and media content!




Couchbase believes modern customer experiences need a better database platform. Our mission is to simplify how developers and architects develop, deploy and consume business-critical applications from cloud to edge.

We have reimagined the database with our fast, flexible and affordable cloud database platform Capella, allowing organizations to quickly and cost-effectively build applications that deliver premium experiences to their customers– all with best-in-class price performance. Capella uniquely has built-in application services so developers can easily build always on and always reliable apps.

More than 30% of the Fortune 100 trust Couchbase to modernize their apps and build innovative new ones.




Multiplayer, with over a decade of experience, stands as a dynamic powerhouse in the gaming industry. Specializing in mid-core and hybrid-casual mobile gaming, we own and operate a studio, crafting innovative gaming experiences that captivate players worldwide.

While offering comprehensive 360° services, from influencer marketing to community management, our heart beats in the exhilarating world of game production. At Multiplayer, we're not just creating games - we're shaping the future of gaming.

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