Hyderabad, India, October 21, 2021: Asia’s largest digital entertainment festival, IndiaJoy, will be held this year virtually from 16e to 19e November. 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 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.
Shri KT Rama Rao, Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Industry and Commerce, ITE & C, Telangana Government, said: âOver the past three editions, IndiaJoy has played an important role in boosting the AVGC industry 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 INR 2.23 trillion ($ 30.6 billion) by 2023. The Telangana government has been in the forefront. guarding the exploitation of 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. He added.
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Shri. Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary of Industries and Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments, Telangana Government noted. âIndia has recently seen tremendous growth in the creative and digital technology sector (AVGC sector) with an estimated reach of 3 Lakh Crore (around $ 44 billion) by 2024. Hyderabad has always been the epicenter of growth in this sector & Telangana Govt 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. “
âAs we host the 4th edition of IndiaJoy, I am very happy that Green Gold Studios has helped bring together the best creators, producers, broadcasters, business leaders and creatives on one 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’ve accomplished all of this in our previous editions, and we’re looking to continue building the event to encompass more ideas, people, and technology. ” Rajiv Chilaka, Mentor, TVAGA, Founder and Managing Director, Green Gold Studios.
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 over 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 emerged as 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 â, said Sai Srinivas, co-founder and CEO, Mobile Premier League (MPL).
Sunil Chakravarthi, Program Director, IndiaJoy, said, âTelangana, the youngest state in the country, has organized and hosted world-class events. IndiaJoy, the original idea of ââTelangana has seen significant success in its last 3 editions, and this global digital festival is attracting huge interest among many experts in the AVGC industry.
âAlthough this edition is virtual, we see an advantage because the speakers and participants are unlimited. Over 500 delegates, over 18,000 attendees, over 200 leads and over 100 roundtables have already been confirmed, we’ve already seen a 2.5-fold increase in attendance 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 more than 30,000 attendees, visitors and global delegates. In particular, attracting investments of 10 million US dollars over the past 3 years and catalyzing the emergence of startups.
IndiaJoy is the largest congregation of gaming, animation, visual effects, e-sports and entertainment events in India. Consumers, hardware manufacturers and students, through a series of networking events, trade shows, product launches, and B2B and B2C events. To register, visit https://indiajoy.in
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