GEA Updates Entertainment Licensing Regulation

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) issued a regulation organizing licenses for entertainment activities and associated suppliers services. The regulation outlines the specifications and the documents required for obtaining entertainment licenses, the types of licenses that are issued by GEA and fall within the scope of this regulation, as well as the obligations of license holders […]

GEA, MBC Academy on a mission to empower Saudi talents 77 qualified talents out of 1687 applicants from 5 cities

As part of its commitment to the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030, the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) pursues its talent building initiative in partnership with MBC Academy: “Creative Nation Roadshow”. The initiative is a vital development program for discovering and recruiting national talents in the media and entertainment sectors, which is considered an essential process for […]

GEA and Social Development Bank launch soft financing project valued at 500 million riyals

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Social Development Bank today Wednesday at GEA’s headquarters in Riyadh as part of its ongoing efforts aiming to encourage the development of quality entertainment projects in the Kingdom. The MoU will present soft financing opportunities with a total value of 500 million riyals […]

GEA achieves the ISO27001 for Information Security Management Systems

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) received the 27001:2013 ISO/IEC certification for Information Security Management Systems from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in acknowledgment of its excellent information protection and security performance. The certification recognizes GEA’s role in implementing a comprehensive program that guarantees fulfilling information security and protection requirements, continually upgrading electronic services, designing […]

GEA’s Entertainment Portal augments the entertainment investment roadmap in Saudi Arabia

Digital transformation forms a primary comprehensive and strategic undertaking embraced by the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) in aims to enhance the attractiveness and competitiveness of the Saudi entertainment sector and position it at the forefront of regional and global entertainment industries as per the directives outlined in Saudi Vision 2030 seeking to create joy, enhance […]

GEA announces the resumption of entertainment activities

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) announced the resumption of entertainment activities and events as per the official protocols issued by the Public Health Authority to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including preventative regulations and guidelines for event’s organizers and visitors to be followed during all events and activities. Those protocols cover four main aspects which […]

GEA empowers 20 Saudi projects through its “Ideas for Entertainment” initiative

His Excellency Mr. Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al Sheikh, Chairman at the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), announced plans to empower 20 ideas that won the “Ideas for Entertainment” initiative following a thorough screening process of over 12 thousand proposals, some of which could be implemented in different parts and governorates in the Kingdom. GEA expressed that […]

GEA launches cooperative training program for university students

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has launched a cooperative training program for Saudi male and female university students in 12 majors. This comes as part of GEA’s efforts, under the direction of GEA Chariman, H.E. Mr. Turki Al-Sheikh, to foster national talents in the entertainment sector through capacity building and generate job opportunities for young […]

GEA offers investors in Saudi entertainment an array of streamlined procedures

With the entertainment industry gaining momentum and evolving as a contributor to the Kingdom’s economic growth, this vital sector is gaining a favorable position within the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030. Through growing investments, expanding entertainment options, new landmarks, and world-class events and activities, the industry is well on its way to achieving the desired economic […]