Riyadh was the host of the forum which hosted over thousand influential delegates from all five continents discussing the synergies.
There were many hot topics in regards to the future in the fast-changing environment, regulations, player care and integrity. HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar Al Saud, President of the Saudi Arabia Esports federation who hosted the event made an emotional opening speech sharing his excitement for the future and the opportunities, also that we must continue to work in solidarity.
UTS and AIMS President, Stephan Fox, spoke about the challenges the e-community face to ensure a healthy and balanced lifestyle for the athletes. He stated that the player must control the devices and not the other way around. He also outlined the importance of education on digital wellbeing. He also praised initiatives such as gamers without borders, where the far-reaching gaming community stood together donating towards good causes.
The UTS and AIMS President also praised the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the federation for organising the world’s biggest gaming and esports festival, Gamers8.