TS Government Supported Asia’s Largest Digital Entertainment Festival To Be Held November 16-19
Hyderabad: Asia’s largest digital entertainment festival, IndiaJoy, will be held this year virtually from November 16 to 19. Mobile Premier League (MPL), an esports and skill games platform, has become the main sponsor of IndiaJoy 2021. The annual event is organized by the Telangana Virtual Animation and Gaming Association (TVAGA) and supported by the government of Telangana.
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 present VFX, OTT Pulse, Influencer Conference and DesiToons.
KT Rama Rao, Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Industry and Commerce, ITE & C, Telangana Government, said: âIn the past three editions, IndiaJoy has played an important role in stimulating the AVGC sector in Asia. It has also helped shine the spotlight on the city of Hyderabad as one of the important hubs of the global digital entertainment industry. The media and entertainment industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.7% to reach 2.23 trillion rupees ($ 30.6 billion) by 2023. “
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âThe Telangana government has been at the forefront of harnessing the new digital entertainment revolution that requires a state to promote the use, adoption and adaptation of advanced technologies. We continue to build a robust ecosystem, an infrastructure base to promote advanced technologies which are a must 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, senior secretary of industries and commerce (I&C) and information technology (IT) departments, Telangana government said. âIndia has recently seen tremendous growth in the creative and digital technology sector (AVGC sector) with an estimated reach of 3 lakh crore (approximately $ 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 that we are at a crossroads of 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. “
âHyderabad has become the next big gaming destination after Bangalore, and an event like IndiaJoy, which brings all stakeholders together under one roof, will further strengthen 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 insights and deepening insights that will propel the industry forward. before, âsaid Sai Srinivas, co-founder, and CEO, Mobile Premier League (MPL).
Sunil Chakravarthi, Program Director, IndiaJoy, said: âOver 500 delegates, over 18,000 participants (from over 50 countries), 200 leads and 100 roundtables already confirmed, we have already seen an increase of 2, 5 times the number of participants this year, nothing less than an international physical event full of Joy, yes Virtual is Reality.
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