ABOUT THE SUMMIT

Since 2011, the Jordan Gaming Lab and the Jordan Gaming Task Force organize The Gaming Summit in Amman, Jordan.

More than 500 local, regional and international experts and stakeholders meet in Jordan, bringing their knowledge in the gaming industry under one roof for the benefit of the sector in Jordan and the region.

The event is an opportunity for gaming companies and young independent developers to meet, network and share knowledge.

Join hundreds of gaming professionals, designers, service providers and indus- try experts at this year’s most anticipated event: The Game Summit 2018.

Our 2-day event in Amman, Jordan, the heart of the Middle East, on November 3rd at the King Hussein Business Park and the 4th at the Royal Tank Museum.


The Game Summit is MENA’s best-known gathering for game developers, publishers and decision makers in the ecosystem. Recognizing the flourishing games market in the Middle East, The Gaming Summit, for the 8th consecutive year, is dedicated to promote the region’s promising market through talks, panels, The Big Indie Pitch by PocketGamer, the App Challenge and more. The Gaming Summit aims at bringing to the forefront the exciting gaming ecosystem that exists in MENA and bridging it with the world.

The Gaming Summit 2017


OUR SPEAKERS

Rami Jawhar GOOGLE

Corentin Selz
Voodoo

Reine Abbas
Wixel Studios

Simay Dinc
Recontact Istanbul

Christopher K.
HandyGames

Ivan Fernandez
GameLab

Cheran Nathan
Voodoo

MJ Fahmi
Babil Games

Martine Spaans
Tamalaki

Mike Rose
No More Robots

Chris James
steel media

Dan Da Rocha
Toxic Games

Dave Bradley
Pocketgamer

Hussam Hammo
Tamatem

Jan BINSMAIER
THQ Nordic

Samer Abbas
Play 3arabi

Michael EL-BAKI
XtraLife

Joseph Shomali
Play 3arabi

stephanie chan
Youtube

Tamer Qarrain
BeeLabs

Joseph Azzam
Epic Games


DAY 1: THE SUMMIT

This day delivers impactful educational panels, multiple opportunities for attendees to interact with their peers, industry experts and industry suppliers and an overall event experience that sets The Gaming Summit apart from other events and conferences in the region.

DAY 2: INDUSTRY PLAYERS ROUND TABLE

Meet and mingle with the brightest minds in the MENA and video game world. The Regional Players and ecosystem partners meet-up to have close and personal insight with our international speakers to discuss the presence and future that will lead you into the future of gaming.

The End of the day will bring together a selected group of founders, CEOs & investors for an intimate conversation with a B2B match to meet.

Day 2 Restriction:Entry to this day is restricted to Professionals, Academic, Investors , Game Companies and Indie developer with published Games.

Please Fill all additional attendee information in the registration and don't forget to print your ticket.

THE SUMMIT 2018 PROGRAM-DAY 1

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Gathering & Networking

10:00 am – 10:02 am
National Anthem

10:02 am – 10:07 am
The Gaming Summit Welcoming Note
Master of Ceremonies: Nour Khrais
Founder of Maysalward
Chairman of Jordan Gaming Taskforce

10:07 am – 10:15 am
King's Abdullah II Fund For Development Welcoming Note

10:15 am – 10:25 am
The Gaming Summit 2018 Walkthrough

10:25 am – 11:05 am
Panel: Launching Your Game and Getting Attention
Moderator: Dave Bradley, Pocket Gamer
Speakers: Samer Abbas, Play 3arabi
Martine Spaans, Tamalaki & FGL
Mike Rose, No More Robots
Joseph Azzam, Epic Games

11:05 am– 11:45 am
Panel:Unleashing the Monetization Potential of Your Mobile Games
Moderator: Chris James, Pocket Gamer Speakers: Simay Dinc, Recontact Istanbul Rami Jawhar, Google

11:45 am – 12:35 am
The App Challenge 2018 Ceremony

12:35 pm – 1:00 pm
The Royal Tank Museum
Announcement for the Game Competition

1:00 pm – 1:40 pm
Panel: Analyzing Success with IMGA MENA
Moderator: Ivan Fernandez, Game Lab
Speakers:
Christopher K., Handy Games
Nour Khrais, Maysalward
Reine Abbas, Wixel Studios
MJ Fahmi, Babel Games
Chris James, Steel Media
Stephanie Chan, YouTube

1:40 pm – 2:20 pm
Lunch Break


2:20 pm – 3:00 pm
Panel: Gaming Trends & Opportunities: Where to Focus Your Attention Now and Next
Moderator: Dave Bradley, Pocket Gamer

Speakers: Joseph Shomali, Play 3arabi
Dan Da Rocha, Toxic Games
Michael El-Baki, Xtra Life
Tamer Qarrain, BeeLabs
Jan Binsmaier, THQ Nordic


3:00 pm– 3:40 pm
Panel: Game Design & The Role of Publishers

Moderator: Chris James, Pocket Gamer
Speakers: Hussam Hammo, Tamatem
Christopher Kassulke, Handy Games
Cheran Nathan, Voodoo
Corentin Selz, Voodoo

3:40 pm – 4:00 pm
The Big Indie Pitch Competition announcement
Wrap Up Q & A

See you next year

Please Fill all additional attendee information in the registration and don't forget to print your ticket.

يرجى ملء جميع معلومات الحضور الإضافية في التسجيل وطباعة التذكرة وإحضارها يوم القمة

The Gaming Summit

THE SUMMIT 2018 PROGRAM-DAY 1

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Gathering & Networking

10:00 am – 10:02 am
National Anthem

10:02 am – 10:07 am
The Gaming Summit Welcoming Note
Master of Ceremonies: Nour Khrais
Founder of Maysalward
Chairman of Jordan Gaming Taskforce

10:07 am – 10:15 am
King's Abdullah II Fund For Development Welcoming Note

10:15 am – 10:25 am
The Gaming Summit 2018 Walkthrough

10:25 am – 11:05 am
Panel: Launching Your Game and Getting Attention
Moderator: Dave Bradley, Pocket Gamer
Speakers: Samer Abbas, Play 3arabi
Martine Spaans, Tamalaki & FGL
Mike Rose, No More Robots
Joseph Azzam, Epic Games

11:05 am– 11:45 am
Panel:Unleashing the Monetization Potential of Your Mobile Games
Moderator: Chris James, Pocket Gamer Speakers: Simay Dinc, Recontact Istanbul Rami Jawhar, Google

11:45 am – 12:35 am
The App Challenge 2018 Ceremony

12:35 pm – 1:00 pm
The Royal Tank Museum
Announcement for the Game Competition

1:00 pm – 1:40 pm
Panel: Analyzing Success with IMGA MENA
Moderator: Ivan Fernandez, Game Lab
Speakers:
Christopher K., Handy Games
Nour Khrais, Maysalward
Reine Abbas, Wixel Studios
MJ Fahmi, Babel Games
Chris James, Steel Media
Stephanie Chan, YouTube

1:40 pm – 2:20 pm
Lunch Break


2:20 pm – 3:00 pm
Panel: Gaming Trends & Opportunities: Where to Focus Your Attention Now and Next
Moderator: Dave Bradley, Pocket Gamer

Speakers: Joseph Shomali, Play 3arabi
Dan Da Rocha, Toxic Games
Michael El-Baki, Xtra Life
Tamer Qarrain, BeeLabs
Jan Binsmaier, THQ Nordic


3:00 pm– 3:40 pm
Panel: Game Design & The Role of Publishers

Moderator: Chris James, Pocket Gamer
Speakers: Hussam Hammo, Tamatem
Christopher Kassulke, Handy Games
Cheran Nathan, Voodoo
Corentin Selz, Voodoo

3:40 pm – 4:00 pm
The Big Indie Pitch Competition announcement
Wrap Up Q & A

See you next year