MTN Ghana has organized the premier Game Conference at the
Accra Digital Center on Friday 30th of August, 2019.
Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Ghana, Noel Kojo- Ganson
expressed his satisfaction with the attendance and commitment of stakeholders
in the Gaming industry.
He commended the guest speakers whoes in-depth knowledge in
the area will boost the confidence of the youth to recognize the economic
monetary potential in Games.
Noel Kojo- Ganson said “the Gaming industry has proven itself
globally to be an economic force to reckon with, employing thousands of
individuals and generating revenues they never imagined’.
Some experts in the Game Industry, notably Eric Elder who is
a renowned international gamer with several years of experience in the gaming
industry was the key note speaker.
He is the founder of OW! (Online Worlds) Entertainment which
was established in 1997 to create virtual worlds for movie & TV properties.
His revolutionary Game Wizards video game training program, which has helped
launch the careers of some of the top talent in AAA games today, celebrates 16
years in business this year.
He said one can start the Game business with any theme or
topic for business, sports or anything and it can be developed to grow.
Johana Riquier, a Business Development Manager at Unity
Technologies was another resource person who said African culture and content
must be visible, while Africans must work together.
Her focus was ensuring developer adoption, relations and
revenue growth in the entire Europe Middle East and Africa.
The MTN Gaming Conference is to provide Gamers, stakeholders,
app developers and gaming enthusiasts the opportunity to connect with others
who share their interests within the world of gaming while exchanging ideas on
how to develop interactive games.
The conference was an engagement with specific industry
players whose works can be enhanced through digital means.
Eyiram Tawiah, one of the resource personnel urged Gamers to
be prepared to sacrifice and work in teams. He commended MTN Ghana for hosting
Triforce Johnson, Founder and CEO of Empire Arcadia also
hinted that Ghana has a huge magnificent potential to benefit from Gaming.
MTN Ghana has been involved in conferences for persons in the
creative arts and music industry on Intellectual Property and Protection of
inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, names, and images created by
The mobile telecom giants also held a session for journalists
in the area of digital journalism.
The MTN Game conference which was well attended will create
opportunities for Gamers realizing the importance and value from the earlier
The MTN Game Conference intends to bring together
stakeholders (programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio
professionals and business decision-makers) to exchange ideas in the
development of interactive games and immersive experiences to shape the future
of the industry in Ghana.
There was a panel discussion on selected topics in the area
of the Art and Science of Games, the Business of Games and Game Art Design.
Some of the participants received prizes from MTN Ghana for
It was disclosed that Gaming has a big future as there are
over 2.47Billion Gamers worldwide
Source: Sammy Heywood