Dubai to host esports festival in November
Dubai will host in November 11-20 the Esports Festival, Dubai Esports Festival (DEF2022), at Dubai Exhibition Centre at District 2020, reports say.
DEF 2022 will be the first international leisure event to be held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre following Expo 2020.
VSPN, a global leader in esports, is the leading partner for the event.
DEF 2022 will feature a diverse offering, including a top-tier international esports tournament featuring world renowned professional esports players, the launch of a school tournament, a concert featuring high-profile artists, an immersive FanExpo, as well as an industry networking event for domestic, regional and international stakeholders and partners.
Dubai has developed a world-class esports ecosystem by investing heavily in technology, infrastructure, education and a new regulatory framework, alongside a buoyant tech start-up environment and a thriving, internet-savvy talent pool. DEF 2022 will further enable Dubai to tap into, unlock and leverage the vast potential that exists in the Mena region for esports.