Dubai World Game Expo 2008 (DWGE) Welcomes Exhibitors from 10 Nations in the Largest Gaming Exhibition and Summit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 8, 2008 - Today the Dubai World Game Expo (DWGE) formally announced that exhibition participant representing 10 countries have confirmed joining the first dedicated game event in the country. Companies and business associates from Saudi Arabia, Jordan, UAE, Iran, India, UK, USA, Canada, Korea, and Japan, are now preparing to be part of the expo.“We are very honored with the international turn-out of this maiden show for the Dubai World Game Expo. As of press time, we are still expecting several countries to finalize their participation. We believe that growth of game industry is significant not only for the private companies but also for the economic diversification in the UAE,” said Mr. Anas Al Madani, Vice President of Index Holding.

The expo will also highlight the Dubai World Game Summit, presented by Nokia as the Platinum Sponsor. Attendees will witness the unveiling of latest in the game industry and the vast business opportunities for the MENA region.

Quotes from Exhibitors:

“We are very excited to attend the Dubai World Game Expo. This will be our first trip to the Middle East and IUGO can’t wait to learn more of the opportunities available there, as well as exploring Dubai itself. We are very well established in North America and have worked with all the major publishers here; it’s time for us to go global. Dubai will be a great introduction of IUGO to the world.” said Sarah Thomson, Business Development, IUGO Mobile Entertainment Inc. (Canada) www.iugome.com

“Dubai Game World expo is a much a needed exhibition to cater for the needs of gamers in the region. We are glad to be one of the first companies to participate and to showcase our projects.” said Saleh Al Nobani, Managing Director, Vertex Studios LLC (UAE) www.vertexstudios.ae

Dubai World Game Expo (DWGE)

DWGE is organized by INDEX Conferences&Exhibitions Organisation Est. under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and the Arts Authority. DWGE is Middle East’s leading international game exhibition and it is home of interactive gaming. The exhibition halls will be open for trade visitors from 10:00 to noon on 28th and 29th October. For public the exhibition halls are open from 29th and 30th October, 2008.

Official Website: www.gameexpo.ae

ABOUT the Organizer

INDEX Conferences&Exhibitions Organisation Est.

Established in January 1991 as a 100% UAE national company, INDEX specializes in organizing international, national and regional medical, scientific and trade conferences and exhibitions. INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Org. also shares a working joint venture with recognized government associations and offers the best of all services with a dedicated and professional team.

Contact for Media

Nada Saaydeh

INDEX Media

Tel: +971 4 362 4717

E-mail : nada.saaydeh@index.ae

Contact DWGE:

Nerza Del Rosario

INDEX Conferences&Exhibitions Organisation Est.

Mobile : +971 50 8720346

e-mail : nerza.delrosario@index.ae


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