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24, 25 and 26 MAY 2024

SOFITEL JARDIN DES ROSES

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The Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Communication is organizing the first edition of Morocco Gaming Expo 2024 in Rabat, an exhibition that will take place from May 24th to 26th, 2024. This event will welcome investors and startups working in Gaming, as well as banks, telecom operators and training operators.

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GAMING EXPO

CONFERENCES

Over three (3) days, a series of conferences and training sessions on Gaming will be led by high-level speakers. The detailed program is currently being developed.

EXHIBITIONS

The exhibition space will be primarily dedicated to the Moroccan ecosystem. Stands will be provided free of charge, subject to approval of the application submitted via the stand request form.

TOURNAMENTS

An eSport competition in accordance with international standards will be organized in partnership with the Royal Moroccan Federation of Electronic Games (FRMJE), featuring popular games and streamer competitions.

News

The famous illustrator and video game designer Takaya Imamura, who has formerly worked for Nintendo, will be at the Morocco Gaming Expo for a signing session on Saturday, May 25 starting from 1.30 PM.

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet this guest of honor and leave with an unforgettable signing!

As part of the Morocco Gaming Expo, on Saturday 25 starting from 1.30pm, children are allowed access to the event, accompanied by their parents or teachers (schools).

Do not miss this opportunity to spend a memorable day with your children!

Apply now by clicking on the link below:

https://moroccogamingexpo.ma/expo/get-your-badge

 The Morocco Gaming Expo 2024, which will take place in Rabat from May 24 to 26, is proud to announce its e-sports tournament platform in collaboration with the Royal Moroccan Federation of Electronic Games (FRMJE). This landmark event introduces for the first time in Morocco a dedicated arena that will host the grand finals of three major video game competitions.

A New Chapter for e-sports in Morocco 

This event will mark a turning point in Moroccan e-sport by offering a real arena that will be the scene of the finals of national competitions. These qualifications will start online, allowing for broad participation across the country and ensuring maximum diversity and competitiveness.

Competitions on the Program

The games chosen for these tournaments reflect the popularity and competitive intensity of global e-sports:

  • League of Legends: A must-have for team-based strategy
  • PUBG Mobile: Epic survival game that tests battle royale
  • EA FC 24: The most realistic and interactive football simulation


Registration Procedures and Calendar

Players wishing to participate in these tournaments can register during two separate periods. The first registration period begins on April 27 and ends on May 3, 2024. For those who miss this first chance, a second registration session is also available from April 27 to May 10, 2024.

Tournament Highlights

The finals will bring together the elites of the three games in a spectacular showdown, streamed to captivate a global audience. This final will not only determine the champions, but will also highlight the potential of the

Moroccan e-sportsmen on the international scene.

Register now on www.moroccogamingexpo.ma to be part of this high-level competition!

The Morocco Gaming Expo 2024, scheduled for May 24-26 in Rabat, is positioned as a crossroads for intellectual exchange and expertise sharing with its impressive conference program. These three days will be punctuated by panels, master classes and workshops led by internationally renowned speakers.

A three-pronged structure

Each day of the show is dedicated to a specific theme, reflecting the different facets of the gaming industry:

Day 1: Opening and Key Industry Insights – This first day will be marked by presentations focused on major industry trends and strategic insights.

Day 2: Technical Mastery and Artistic Vision in Gaming – Discussions will focus on technical expertise and artistic vision, essential elements of creation in the gaming industry.

Day 3: Sustaining Growth and Expanding Horizons – The final day will discuss sustainable growth strategies and ways to broaden horizons in the gaming industry.

Speakers and Key Themes

The conferences will highlight varied and relevant themes, such as:

  • “Game Design: How Nintendo’s Experiences are Shaping Modern Game Development” – Moderated by Takaya Imamura, this session will explore how Nintendo’s methods influence modern game development.
  • “Building a Gaming Ecosystem in Morocco: Lessons from Global Leaders” – Julien Villedieu will share his expertise on creating thriving gaming ecosystems, taking a cue from global
  • “Advanced AI Techniques in Modern Game Design” – Moderated by Mahzad Kalantari, Machine Learning Research Engineer at Believe, and Anne Gibeault, Creative Director at Reflector/Bandai This session will discuss the advanced AI techniques that are transforming modern game design.
  • “The Art of Gaming – Visuals and Beyond” – Presented by Omar Sabrou, Senior Concept Artist at Build a Rocket, Danniel Dociu, creator of the art of Guildwars and former vice president at Ncsoft, and Hicham Habchi, a renowned artist. They will explore the crucial importance of visuals in games and how they influence the overall player

 

Meetings with Industry Leaders

Attendees will have the unique opportunity to meet and exchange with iconic figures such as Takaya Imamura, one of Nintendo’s legends, YoungMok Park, CEO of Proxy Planet, and Paul Dawalibi, a visionary in the field of metaverse and esports. These interactions promise enriching discussions and innovative perspectives on the current and future challenges of gaming.

We invite all industry professionals, as well as gaming enthusiasts, to register to attend these enriching conferences. Registration is open, and each session is an opportunity to learn, connect, and be inspired.

For more information on the full conference programme and to reserve your place, visit the official website www.moroccogamingexpo.ma

Join us in Rabat from May 24 to 26 to connect with gaming leaders and explore the new frontiers of the industry.

The Morocco Gaming Expo 2024, organized under the aegis of the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication, is the first exhibition of its kind in Morocco, dedicated to promoting and boosting the gaming industry.

This major event, which will be held from May 24 to 26 in Rabat, will present a comprehensive overview of influential players in the gaming industry, cutting-edge technologies, and innovations.

Rabat Gaming City: The beating heart of gaming in Morocco

At the center of this exhibition is Rabat Gaming City, envisioned as the future hub of the gaming industry in Africa and the MENA region, this ambitious project of the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication, brings together entities such as the Regional Investment Center of Rabat-Salé-Kenitra and the Moroccan Agency for the Development of Investments and Exports, as well as key players such as the National Commission for the Control of Personal Data Protection and the Digital Development Agency.

Our Startups and Incubators: The Future of the Moroccan Gaming Ecosystem

The exhibition showcases an impressive lineup of startups and incubators that are redefining the contours of the gaming industry. Innovative entities will be on hand to unveil their latest innovations. Visitors will be able to experience cutting-edge technologies and innovative projects such as augmented reality games, educational gaming solutions and digital media platforms that are shaping the future of digital entertainment.

Attendees will also be able to interact with trendsetters and studios offering a glimpse of the new directions that video game development is taking in Morocco and internationally.

Trainers of the Future: The Pillars of Gaming Education

The exhibition also shines a spotlight on educational institutions that play a crucial role in training tomorrow’s talent in the gaming industry. Some reputable institutions such as the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and the Office of Vocational Training and Labor Promotion (OFPPT) will share their programs dedicated to training young talents in game design, animation, and software development.

Specialized schools such as the National Institute of Fine Arts and the International University of Rabat offer adapted curricula that prepare students to excel in the creative sector of video games. Initiatives such as Flow Motion School and ATESMA emphasize hands-on training to equip future professionals with the skills needed to innovate and thrive in a competitive global market.

Diversity of exhibitors:

The show will also feature various exhibitors from different categories:

  • Telecom operators such as Maroc Telecom, ORANGE Maroc and INWI, which are essential for the provision of the necessary telecommunication infrastructure for the
  • Data center providers like N+ONE Data Centers and DXC Technology, providing the critical infrastructure to host and manage data at
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers such as HP Morocco and Samsung Morocco, who bring the latest hardware innovations to the

 

Exchange platform and opportunities

The fair is not only a showcase for technologies and products, but also a dynamic platform for networking and international cooperation. It offers Moroccan and international companies the opportunity to forge partnerships, exchange ideas and discover the latest market trends.

Do not miss the opportunity to visit the Morocco Gaming Expo 2024 to explore these innovations and participate in enriching discussions.

Sign up to visit the show and learn how these dynamic players are shaping the future of gaming.

For more information and to register from April 27th, please visit www.moroccogamingexpo.ma

Join us in Rabat from May 24 to 26 for an unforgettable experience that promises to be an exceptional showcase for the gaming industry.

The Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication is organising the first edition of “Morocco Gaming Expo”, to be held from Friday 24 May to Sunday 26 May 2024 at the Sofitel Jardin des Roses in Rabat.

Morocco Gaming Expo 2024 is the first exhibition of its kind in Morocco. Its aim is to promote the gaming industry in Morocco and more specifically Rabat Gaming City, which aims to set up a cluster of national and foreign companies. Rabat Gaming City is set to become not only a source of high-quality jobs, but also a hotbed of cultural and social creativity in the capital, and one of the biggest hubs in the gaming sector in Africa and the Mena zone.

Morocco Gaming Expo 2024 is an opportunity to meet other global companies in the sector, to forge national and international partnerships and to take part in training sessions in all areas of the gaming industry.

Access to the show will be free subject to registration.

Morocco Gaming Expo 2024 comprises 3 areas:

– An exhibition area dedicated primarily to the Moroccan ecosystem: Rabat Gaming City, start-ups and incubators, universities and training operators, funding bodies, infrastructure suppliers (hardware, telecoms networks, data centre, cloud, etc.).

Stands will be made available free of charge to companies subject to acceptance of their application submitted via the stand application form available on the https://moroccogamingexpo.ma website.

– An area dedicated to conferences and training sessions on Gaming with high-level national and international experts on all areas of the Gaming value chain.

– An area dedicated to tournaments including e-sport, team strategy and multiplayer battle games.

The global gaming market is the world’s leading cultural and creative industry, worth USD 295 billion in 2022. Projections indicate that this growth will continue and the industry could reach a value of 321 billion USD by 2026.

On a national level, gaming is an emerging sector that offers huge employment and investment opportunities for Morocco. With this in mind, the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication has launched a Gaming strategy for 2022, focusing on 4 key areas:

– Setting up technological and hosting infrastructures, including Rabat Gaming City.

– The development of training initiatives in the Gaming sector: covering all needs and strengthening what already exists.

– Structuring incubators and supporting local and international investors through attractive schemes.

– National and international promotion of the sector: communication, presence at trade fairs abroad, “Morocco Gaming Expo” in Rabat.

The famous illustrator and video game designer Takaya Imamura, who has formerly worked for Nintendo, will be at the Morocco Gaming Expo for a signing session on Saturday, May 25 starting from 1.30 PM.

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet this guest of honor and leave with an unforgettable signing!

As part of the Morocco Gaming Expo, on Saturday 25 starting from 1.30pm, children are allowed access to the event, accompanied by their parents or teachers (schools).

Do not miss this opportunity to spend a memorable day with your children!

Apply now by clicking on the link below:

https://moroccogamingexpo.ma/expo/get-your-badge

 The Morocco Gaming Expo 2024, which will take place in Rabat from May 24 to 26, is proud to announce its e-sports tournament platform in collaboration with the Royal Moroccan Federation of Electronic Games (FRMJE). This landmark event introduces for the first time in Morocco a dedicated arena that will host the grand finals of three major video game competitions.

A New Chapter for e-sports in Morocco 

This event will mark a turning point in Moroccan e-sport by offering a real arena that will be the scene of the finals of national competitions. These qualifications will start online, allowing for broad participation across the country and ensuring maximum diversity and competitiveness.

Competitions on the Program

The games chosen for these tournaments reflect the popularity and competitive intensity of global e-sports:

  • League of Legends: A must-have for team-based strategy
  • PUBG Mobile: Epic survival game that tests battle royale
  • EA FC 24: The most realistic and interactive football simulation


Registration Procedures and Calendar

Players wishing to participate in these tournaments can register during two separate periods. The first registration period begins on April 27 and ends on May 3, 2024. For those who miss this first chance, a second registration session is also available from April 27 to May 10, 2024.

Tournament Highlights

The finals will bring together the elites of the three games in a spectacular showdown, streamed to captivate a global audience. This final will not only determine the champions, but will also highlight the potential of the

Moroccan e-sportsmen on the international scene.

Register now on www.moroccogamingexpo.ma to be part of this high-level competition!

EXPO

The Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication is organizing the first edition of the “Morocco Gaming Expo”, which will be held from Friday May 24 to Sunday May 26, 2024 at the Sofitel Jardin des Roses in Rabat.

Morocco Gaming Expo 2024 is the first exhibition of its kind in Morocco. Its goal is to promote the Gaming industry in Morocco and more particularly Rabat Gaming City, which aims to establish a cluster of national and foreign companies and to become one of the largest hubs in the Gaming sector in Africa and the Mena area.

Conferences

The conference platform is intended to present new developments in Gaming through conferences, round tables and training sessions led by high-level speakers.

Tournaments

PUBG

PUBG: BattleGrounds (formerly PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds) is an online battle royale multiplayer video game developed and published by PUBG Studios...

League of legends

League of Legends (abbreviated LoL) is a free-to-play online battle arena video game released in 2009, developed and published by Riot Games for Windows and Mac OS. The game is played in teams (5vs5 mode) in real time in games lasting about half an hour...

EAFC

EA Sports FC 24 (sometimes abbreviated as EAFC 24 or simply FC 24) is a football video game developed by Electronic Arts and published by EA Sports, released on September 29...

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