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TwitterChat: Will the tremendous growth also spur gaming as a career choice?

To all those parents who have been scolding their kids for “wasting” their time playing mobile games/ video games/ online games – gaming can actually be a very lucrative career choice for the youth in an already shrinking job market.

First of all, some key stats – according to industry reports, the global gaming market is pegged to growth at 9.5% CAGR by 2025, taking the valuation to $204.6 billion. HP India Gaming Landscape Report 2021 reveals that 90 per cent of the respondents consider gaming to be a viable career option. The Report also states that women are ahead of men in their choice of adopting gaming as a career option, with 84% of all women respondents responding in the affirmative, as compared to 80% of men. Gamers in Tier 2 markets are more open to gaming as a career choice than those in the Metro markets.

What kind of avenues does gaming as a career choice open up? How will it grow the gaming landscape? How marketers and publishers plan to tap into this growing opportunity? Adgully’s premier #TwitterChat #GullyChat property this week turns the spotlight on ‘Gaming: A new career opportunity for the youth?’ To be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, between 3 pm and 4 pm, the discussion will feature some leading names in the gaming industry:

Ankul Mitthal, Co-founder, IPV

Juhi Hajela, VP - Global Marketing, Bluestacks

Kiran Noojibail, Co-founder & Head of ESports, Newgen Gaming

Piyush Kumar, Founder & CEO, Rooter

Varun Mahna, Founder & CEO, Dangal Games

Join the conversation by following Adgully on Twitter – @adgully.

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