About Business Of Gaming 2021

The Business of Gaming Forum is a gaming industry conference that  informs and showcases a wide range of opportunities and business pillars within the gaming industry: Esports, Game Development and everywhere brands intersect.

This year’s forum we have yet again assembled a true power-house of speakers from across the planet to discuss all the greatest opportunities, key insights and thought leadership to discuss the Business of Gaming. – By doing this, we are bringing the world to Africa, which helps us open more opportunities and doors to the sector.

Some of the companies we've had as guests so far: PlayStation, Kickstarter, Twitch, International Game Developers Association Foundation, Long Haul Management, ESL, and Amazon Web Services, and much more!

This year, we will be having even more industry leaders and innovators from Google, Microsoft, XBOX, EA – DICE, Activision/Blizzard, Branded Entertainment Network, Global Esports Federation, Outpost Capital and more!

2021 Tracks

This year the forum offers highly powerful tracks, all running on separate days and time so that there are no competing tracks and everyone can receive the full experience or select their specific focus.


Theme: Future of Gaming – Where does Africa fit into the gaming ecosystem


For all the people who make games. Covering topics such as metaverses, time management, market data, motion capture, game design and utilizing game engines for more than just games.


Funding.Unlocked is for everyone who looking for the HOW behind funding.  We’ll be finding out where the investment opportunities lie setting some goals for the African market, talking about the importance of reputation, growing and audience, assessing Africa as a gaming investment, and discussing the future opportunities with crypto, NFT’s and behavioral banking


Corporates.Brands is the session for all brands and large corporations who want to enter the gaming space, but don’t quite know where to start and how to get started.


Esports.Media is the track dedicated to esports. This year, we are exploring Africa’s growth factors, giving brands knowledge on entering the industry authentically, setting industry standards, advice on budgeting, recruitment, coaching and media.