Announcing the first IMGA edition in Middle East and North Africa
On the heals of IMGA China, IMGA is announcing its fourth games awards program, IMGA MENA (Middle East North Africa). This new competition is being made possible by a partnership with Zain and Maysalward, the leading regional mobile games development companies.
The partnership was announced on the sidelines of MWC Shanghai 2016, were the agreement was signed by IMGA’s Founder and CEO Maarten Noyons, and Zain Jordan CEO Ahmad Hanandeh and Founder and CEO of Maysalward, developer of games for smartphones and tablets, Nour Khrais.
Commenting on the event, Maarten Noyons said: “I am very proud that we can now announce the extension of IMGA into the Middle East and North Africa. The mission of IMGA MENA is to put the spotlight on the amazingly talented designers and developers from the region and to give them the recognition they deserve. It will be an exciting journey of discovery that I am very much looking forward to! I am grateful to Zain and to my longtime friend Nour Khrais for his decisive role in launching IMGA MENA.”
For his part, Zain Jordan CEO Ahmad Hanandeh commented: “Partnering with International Mobile Gaming Awards is considered as a milestone in Zain’s path. We truly believe that this partnership will enhance the level of mobile gaming across the Kingdom and the whole MENA region. In addition, this partnership is guaranteed to highlight the efforts exerted by the region’s designers and developers and enable them to reserve a unique place for MENA on the global mobile gaming map. This step stems from the company’s strategy that aims at supporting youth and helping them promote their innovative ideas on local and global scales.”
Nour Khrais from Maysalward
The 1st IMGA MENA will be a platform from which regional developers can showcase the quality of their games. Maarten Noyons pointed out that the mission of IMGA MENA is to put the spotlights on the amazingly talented designers and developers from the region and to give the recognition they deserve.
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