Wemade Explores Strategic Collaboration with Dubai Chambers to Advance Gaming Ecosystem
In a significant move towards fostering international collaboration in the gaming industry, Henry Chang, CEO of Wemade, South Korea’s leading gaming giant, recently held discussions with H.E. Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah, President and CEO of Dubai Chambers. The meeting signifies the initiation of broader plans for collaboration, making Wemade the first and largest Korean game developer to engage in talks with Dubai Chambers. The focus is on contributing to initiatives aimed at enhancing the game development industry, particularly within the realms of blockchain gaming, in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Dubai Chambers: Bridging Business and Government Interests
Dubai Chambers, serving as an advocate for Dubai’s business community, plays a pivotal role as a bridge connecting local businesses with the dynamic government of Dubai. Committed to fostering a thriving business environment, Dubai Chambers aims to facilitate and enhance the ease of doing business in the emirate. The overarching goal is to advance Dubai’s standing as a highly competitive global commercial center.
Wemade’s Commitment to Collaborative Innovation
Henry Chang, CEO of Wemade, expressed the significance of the UAE in building the next generation of games and nurturing gaming industry talent. He highlighted Wemade’s commitment to collaborating with Dubai Chambers to contribute expertise and technology in supporting key initiatives, specifically mentioning the Dubai Program for Gaming 2033.
Dubai Chambers’ Perspective on Collaboration with Wemade
H.E. Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah, President and CEO of Dubai Chambers, expressed satisfaction in initiating collaboration with Wemade. He emphasized the potential impact of this partnership in driving innovation within the UAE’s rapidly evolving digital ecosystem. The collaboration aligns with Dubai’s increasing influence in the global gaming and blockchain arenas, reflecting the emirate’s dedication to fostering a technologically enriched ecosystem. The commitment remains strong to bolster Dubai’s position as a leading global hub at the forefront of the digital economy.
Dubai Program for Gaming 2033: A Vision for Industry Advancement
Recently unveiled by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Dubai Program for Gaming 2033 outlines ambitious goals for the gaming industry in Dubai. These include positioning Dubai among the top 10 cities in the global gaming industry, generating 30,000 new jobs in the gaming sector, significantly enhancing the sector’s contribution to the growth of Dubai’s digital economy, and boosting the GDP by approximately US$1 billion by 2033.
As Wemade and Dubai Chambers embark on this collaborative journey, the intersection of industry expertise and visionary goals aims to shape the future landscape of the gaming industry in Dubai, bringing together global innovation and regional aspirations.