Henry Chang, the CEO of Wemade, a leading South Korean gaming giant, recently engaged in discussions with H.E. Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah, President and CEO of Dubai Chambers, exploring a broader collaboration framework. Wemade, as the first and largest Korean game developer, is pioneering official talks with Dubai Chambers to contribute to initiatives within the game development industry. This meeting signifies a crucial phase in Wemade's commitment to fostering the growth of blockchain gaming ecosystems in Dubai and the UAE.
Dubai Chambers, an advocate for Dubai's business community, acts as a vital link connecting local businesses with the dynamic government of Dubai. Committed to cultivating a thriving business environment, the chamber aims to enhance the ease of doing business in the emirate and elevate Dubai's status as a globally competitive commercial center.
Henry Chang, CEO of Wemade, emphasized the significance of the UAE, particularly Dubai, in shaping the next generation of games and gaming talent. He expressed Wemade's dedication to collaborating with Dubai Chambers, leveraging their expertise and technology to support key initiatives such as the Dubai Program for Gaming 2033.
H.E. Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah, President and CEO of Dubai Chambers, expressed pleasure in initiating the collaboration with Wemade, highlighting its potential to drive innovation in the UAE's rapidly evolving digital ecosystem. He underscored Dubai's increasing influence in the global gaming and blockchain sectors, reflecting the emirate's commitment to fostering a technologically rich ecosystem.
The Dubai Program for Gaming 2033, recently unveiled by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, outlines ambitious industry goals. These include positioning Dubai among the top 10 global gaming cities, generating 30,000 new jobs in the gaming sector, significantly contributing to Dubai's digital economy growth, and increasing the GDP by approximately US$1 billion by 2033.