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Pocket Gamer Connects Jordan 2022
Nov 12th - 13th 2022

Pocket Gamer Connects Jordan 2022

Sweimeh, Jordan

Date & Times: Saturday, November 12th - 13th 2022
8:30am to 5:30pm
Location: Sweimeh, Jordan
Region: Middle East
Expected Size: 500 - 1,000
Ticket Cost: 400 GBP
Target Audience: Developers, Indie Developers, Creatives, Recruitment, C-Level, Marketing, Students, Investors, Publishers, Tool Providers, Technical teams, Ad Companies, Media, ASO Practitioners, T
Event Type: Conference
Featured Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows, Console, Handheld Console, Virtual Reality, Virtual Real

Join us beside the Dead Sea for PG Connects: the conference for the global games industry

The leading international games industry conference, Pocket Gamer Connects, returns to Jordan!

Over 700 delegates will gather near the glorious Dead Sea, about 30 minutes from capital Amman, for two days of networking and knowledge-sharing.

Attendees from all around the world will hear from 100 of the industry's leading authorities, sharing insight and case studies into the games industry. They will benefit from the MeetToMatch meeting platform, for finding essential business connections. There will be an expo area with new games and services on show. And everyone will enjoy networking opportunities like the Very Big Indie Pitch competition and Investor Connector sessions.

This all takes place at a new venue for PG Connects, the King Hussein Bin Talal Hilton, on the shores of one of the most historic locations in the world.

Discover, learn, share

As ever, the conference schedule will be packed with our trademark short, sharp seminars and panels. This is the place to find out the key business trends, learn new skills, and immerse yourself in what games industry experts are working on.

Across two stages and 10 packed conference tracks, our international panellists and lecturers will share their insight on everything from studio basics to investment ideas, influencer promotion, disruptive technologies, user acquisition and beyond.

Supporting indie developers

Small, independent developers are the lifeblood of the mobile games industry and PG Connects champions their work. Are you part of a student team or a new studio just starting out? Are you part of the Jordan Gaming Lab? You are welcome here. The show floor has a dedicated expo area for known names and newcomers alike to display their talent to an industry audience. This is a vibrant and varied expo area for publishers looking to sign promising titles.

And, of course, our hugely popular Very Big Indie Pitch will be back with indie devs competing to impress a panel of expert judges. The winners walk away with prizes and online marketing opportunities, as well as useful feedback. This will be the fourth time we've run a Big Indie Pitch in the MENA region; the last time we ran a live event like this in Jordan was in 2019 before the pandemic, and you can read about those winners here.

Developers: meet publishers and investors

As always, there will be fringe activities in side rooms to help with the networking. We know it can be daunting to work out who to connect with. So we have a few privately curated activities where we will hand-pick people for you to meet. Spaces are limited so you must apply in advance (links at www.pgconnects.com).

Our Publisher SpeedMatch and Investor Connector sessions pair developers in rapid succession with publishers and investors in a series of speed meetings. These short, sharp encounters enable first contact for you to follow up with a longer meeting if you find a potential partner. It’s a shop window for devs to display their wares and a pipeline of prospects for anyone looking to sign up-and-coming talent.

The perfect location

For the first time, PG Connects will take place by the Dead Sea. Located at the lowest point on earth, the King Hussein Bin Tala Convention Centre managed by Hilton is an incredible destination. The conference takes place over two days at this purpose-built hotel and conference location. We recommend that you book your trip with some days on either side to take advantage of this incredible country.

Getting to the venue from the capital city Amman is easy. The journey is less than 45 minutes by car from the city and less than 60 minutes from Queen Alia International Airport.

Buses will be provided for our attendees from Amman. If you live or work in the city itself, you will be able to take a free bus from King Hussein Business Park in west Amman directly to the conference at the Dead Sea. These will leave in the morning and return at the end of the day.

If you are making your own way, you will find taxis and buses readily available to take you from the city or the airport directly to the resort.

Established international audience

More than 30,000 industry professionals have attended the Connects international conference series since 2014. Since then, the roadshow has landed in the UK, the USA, Canada, Finland, and India with a genuinely international client base; on average, delegates from more than 45 countries attend each event.

In 2016, we became the biggest dedicated mobile games industry conference series in Europe and have stayed on top ever since. Every event has been bigger and better than the last. During the pandemic we took the conference series online and that also proved popular, with a series of eight PG Connects digital conferences taking place in 2020 and 2021.

Not only have our previous delegates voted Connects the 'best value conference', but 97% would recommend it to a colleague and 96% tell us they’ll come back for more.

Previous speakers and delegates from all the key industry players include Supercell, King, Space Ape Games, Niantic, SYBO, Tencent, Mythical Games, Unity, Jam City, Skybound, Apple, Rovio, Disney, Super Evil Megacorp, Wargaming, Kabam, NetEase, NTT Docomo, Ubisoft, Facebook, Google, Square Enix, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Gameloft, Sega, Capcom, Twitter, Snapchat, Twitch, NaturalMotion, N3TWORK and many, many, many more.

Networking for all

The event is called Connects because that’s what we help you do; connect with the whole gaming industry, from students and indie studios to the media, international investors and publishers. Unlike other events, we offer our MeetToMatch meeting platform free and unlimited to all delegates, so you can find that perfect contact and arrange to meet them in person.

No other event puts you in touch with the entire mobile gaming industry like our PG Connects conferences. All are welcome, from first-time designers to the CEOs of the biggest companies. On average, about 70% of our attendees are game makers with the other 30% being a mix of tool providers, investors, ad services and other parts of the ecosystem.

And if that all sounds a bit serious, day one closes with our friendly Global Connects party – that’s where we relax, eat and chat informally at a venue nearby.

Register your tickets today!

Venue

King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre
Managed by Hilton
King Hussein Bin Talal Sweimeh
Sweimeh
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Jordan

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Diamond Sponsors

Jawaker

Jawaker

http://www.jawaker.com/

Established in 2009 with headquarters in Jordan and the UAE, Jawaker, hosts over 40 of the most popular card and board games that are enjoyed by millions of users globally.
Jawaker’s mission is to connect old friends and make new ones through the joy of an online gaming experiece. Jawaker develops and publishes all of its games in-house on one app, allowing players to seamlessly switch between their favorite games, mirroring the cultural norms of its players.
In 2021, Jawaker was acquired by the Stillfront Group (SF - NASDAQ) and has become part of an international gaming powerhouse.

Babil Games

Babil Games

https://babilgames.com/

Babil Games is a top-tier mobile games publisher based in the MENA region with international operations. Founded in 2012 and acquired in 2016 by Swedish Gaming Powerhouse, Stillfront Group AB - listed in Nasdaq Stockholm’s Main Market.
Babil Games publishes top-notch games from around the world to challenge gamers and elevate their experience. They have a unique, well-crafted approach to navigate international games into targeted markets, considering cultural sensitivity and gamer habits to ensure the best experience for the gamers.

Platinum Sponsors

Tamatem Games

Tamatem Games

https://www.tamatem.co

Tamatem is the leading mobile games publisher in the MENA market with over 150 million downloads, 3 million monthly active users, and over 50 published games.

Tamatem partners with international game developers to bring the best mobile games to the Arabic-speaking world.

Gold Sponsors

Freeverse.io

Freeverse.io

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Freeverse enables game developers to create Living Assets, in-game NFTs that can evolve and change with unlimited scalability.

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Xsolla

Xsolla

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Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the video game industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes fund, market, launch and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms.

As an innovative leader in in-game commerce, Xsolla’s mission is to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization to help our partners reach more geographies, generate more revenue and create relationships with gamers worldwide. Xsolla is headquartered and incorporated in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Berlin, Seoul, and cities worldwide. Xsolla supports major gaming entitles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Take-Two, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, and more.

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Moloco

Moloco

Moloco is a machine learning company focused on making mobile adtech more accessible.

Moloco combines machine learning and big data to help companies supercharge their growth and monetization efforts.

GameChangerSF

GameChangerSF

https://www.gamechangersf.com

GameChangerSF specializes in performance marketing and video ad creative services for game publishers. It was acquired in April by Pixis, the global leader in codeless AI that automates and optimizes UA campaigns.

The AI complements GameChangerSF's video ad development and multivariate testing tool MultiVid that enables rapid development, localization, sizing, distribution, and testing of ads

Silver Sponsors

Clever Ads Solutions

Clever Ads Solutions

https://cleveradssolutions.com/

Hi, we are the Clever Ads Solutions (CAS) team. CAS is an innovative fully automated mediation platform for mobile app ads monetization. CAS significantly increases developer's revenue (35-150% on average) due to programmatic hybrid model (real-time bidding + price waterfalls), which effectively interacts with all major ad networks (AdMob, Facebook, IronSource, Unity Ads, Applovin, Vungle, Pangle, Mintegral, Digital Turbine, Inmobi and others). CAS ad mediation platform is easy to integrate, it's fully automatic, and you bear zero cost to maintain it.

Now 500+ mobile app developers from 27 countries with 1000+ apps successfully use CAS as an ad mediation platform.

Bronze Sponsors

Track Sponsors

Digital Turbine

Digital Turbine

https://www.digitalturbine.com/

Digital Turbine (NASDAQ: APPS) powers superior mobile consumer experiences and results for the world’s leading telcos, advertisers and publishers. Its end-to-end platform uniquely simplifies the ability to supercharge awareness, acquisition and monetization — connecting Digital Turbine’s partners to more consumers, in more ways, across more devices.

Digital Turbine is headquartered in North America, with offices around the world.

AudioMob

AudioMob

https://www.audiomob.com/

AudioMob are the creators and pioneers behind non-intrusive audio ads. Game developers can now increase their banner CPMs by north of 600% without damaging retention, by allowing their players to listen to audio ads while they play, rather than being blocked with a full screen advert.

AudioMob's unity plugin can provide incremental revenue to all mobile game types, without cannibalizing video ad revenue and IAP.

Associate Sponsors

AppNava

AppNava

AppNava is the market-leading data science solution for real-time game personalization & optimization.

Boost your in-game metrics by targeting the right user segment with the right action at the right time to increase In-app purchase, LTV, Retention & Engagement. AppNava uses the power of data & data science to make actionable decisions on the players by understanding the player base. AppNAva is the leader in turning games into a growth engine.

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