IndiaJoy and MPL esports platform to present Asia’s largest virtual digital entertainment festival
Update: October 22, 2021 12:23 AM STI
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Oct. 22 (ANI): Asia’s largest digital entertainment festival, IndiaJoy, will be held this year virtually from Nov. 16 to 19, according to a statement.
Mobile Premier League (MPL), Asia’s largest esports and skill-gaming platform, has become the main sponsor of IndiaJoy 2021. The annual event is hosted by the Telangana Virtual Animation and Gaming Association (TVAGA) and supported by the Telangana government.
The statement said the digital entertainment festival, in its fourth edition, brings together companies, business leaders, content creators, professionals from the gaming, animation, digital media and entertainment industries, and will feature VFX, OTT Pulse, Influencer Conference and DesiToons.
KT Rama Rao, Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Industry and Commerce, Informatics and Industry of Telangana, said: âIn the past three editions, IndiaJoy has played a important role in stimulating the AVGC sector in Asia. Spotlight on the city of Hyderabad as one of the important centers of the global digital entertainment industry. The media and entertainment industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.7% to reach INR 2.23 trillion (USD 30.6 billion) by 2023. “
âThe Telangana government has been at the forefront of the new digital entertainment revolution that requires a state to encourage the use, adoption and adaptation of advanced technologies. We continue to build a strong ecosystem and basic infrastructure to promote advanced technologies. which is essential for success. Initiatives such as Image Towers and the organization of global events like IndiaJoy, which encompass animation, visual effects, OTT and games, have catalyzed the growth of the industry in Hyderabad and India. Our vision is to make IndiaJoy an event that the world looks forward to every year. âHe added.
Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary of Industries and Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments, Telangana Government, said: from 3 lakh crore (about $ 44 billion) by 2024. Hyderabad has always been the epicenter of growth in this sector and the Telangana government has played a key role in promoting this ecosystem. Now we are at a turning point for rapid growth, it involves a lot of strategic value to keep the momentum going by continuing to support such a mega event like India Joy. “
Rajiv Chilaka, Mentor, TVAGA, Founder and CEO of Green Gold Studios, said: âAs we host the 4th edition of IndiaJoy, it gives me great pleasure that Green Gold Studios has helped bring together the best creators, producers, presenters, businesses, and creatives on a single platform. IndiaJoy was created to celebrate the success of the industry, showcase the talent within it, and provide a space for AVCGI leaders to deliberate on the way forward. We have accomplished all of this in our previous editions, and we look to continue building the event to encompass more ideas, people and technology. “
The statement said India’s media and entertainment industry is witnessing a new era of game-changing development and IndiaJoy will see industry pioneers share their ideas.
In previous editions, IndiaJoy has attracted exhibitors from all over the world including Adobe, Netflix, Sony, British Columbia, Moiba, Gametion, Australian Trade Commission, Victoria Trade, Unity Epic and Homa Games.
This edition of IndiaJoy expects international participants from more than 50 countries and world-renowned, leading AVGC and many tech giants are ready to share advancements in new and emerging technologies.
âWe are delighted to present this year’s edition of IndiaJoy with TVAGA and the Telangana government. Hyderabad has become the next big gaming destination after Bengaluru, and an event like IndiaJoy – which brings all stakeholders together under one roof – further drive engagement within the industry. Our vision at MPL is to revolutionize the mobile gaming and esports landscape not only in India but globally and we look forward to sharing our experience and ideas and ‘deepen the ideas that will propel the industry forward, “said Sai Srinivas, co-founder and CEO of Mobile Premier League (MPL).
Sunil Chakravarthi, Program Director, IndiaJoy, said Telangana, the country’s youngest state, has organized and hosted world-class events.
“IndiaJoy, the original idea of ââTelangana has seen significant success in its last three editions, and this global digital festival is attracting enormous interest among many experts in the AVGC industry,” he said. he declares.
âAlthough this edition is virtual, we see an advantage in it, as the speakers and participants are unlimited. Over 500 delegates, 18,000 participants, 200 leads and 100 roundtables confirmed already, we have already seen an increase of 2 , 5 times of participants this year, nothing less than an international physical event full of Joy, yes Virtual is Reality “, he added.
Since its inaugural edition, IndiaJoy has registered a record number of visitors to attract over 30,000 attendees, visitors and global delegates, including attracting investments of $ 10 million over the past 3 years and catalyzing the emergence of start-ups. -ups.
IndiaJoy is the largest congregation of gaming, animation, visual effects, e-sports and entertainment events in India, according to the statement, adding that IndiaJoy is an aggregation platform, bringing together events prestigious international companies in one place to develop opportunities for investors, companies and studios. , content developers, delegates, consumers, hardware manufacturers and students, through a series of networks, trade shows, product launches, B2B and B2C events. (ANI)