About GEA

GEA in tandem with
Saudi Vision 2030

The General Entertainment Authority was established by Royal Decree No. (A/133) on May 7, 2016, to regulate and develop the entertainment sector to be a self-sustaining industry, in cooperation with relevant government authorities and the private sector. Through our ambitious strategy, we avidly work to improve the quality of life for everyone while also contributing to economic development through creating investment opportunities and thousands of jobs to fulfill the goals of Saudi Vision 2030.



Leading a thriving and a sustainable entertainment sector that enriches the quality of life

رسالتنا 2


Developing and enabling an attractive and vibrant entertainment
sector that stimulates investments to achieve sustainable
growth and provides a verity of high quality entertainment

مهمتنا 2


Regulate and develop
the entertainment sector, diversify entertainment options and  support national economy

Latest News


General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has unveiled the new logos for the "Happiness Creators" initiative and the "Entertainment Accelerators and Incubators Program".

February 18, 2024

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has launched the new logos for both the “Happiness Creators” initiative and the “Entertainment Accelerators and Incubators Program”. The “Happiness Creators” initiative aims to train and develop specialized human resources in the entertainment sector, empowering Saudi talents to fill specialized positions within the industry. This initiative is part of GEA’s...


تركي آل الشيخ يعلن إطلاق صندوق Big Time الاستثماري لدعم المحتوى العربي

February 14, 2024

أعلن معالي المستشار تركي بن عبدالمحسن آل الشيخ رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة العامة للترفيه (GEA) عن إنشاء صندوق Big Time الاستثماري، حيث سيخصص الصندوق لرفع جودة المحتوى العربي في إنتاج وتوزيع وصناعة الأفلام، والتي يشارك فيها كبار نجوم الفن في الوطن العربي. وأوضح آل الشيخ أن الهيئة العامة للترفيه (GEA) ستساهم في الصندوق كراعي رئيسي،...


تركي آل الشيخ يحقق المركز الأول عالميًا في قائمة الشخصيات الأكثر نفوذاً لعام 2024

February 07, 2024

حقق معالي المستشار تركي بن عبدالمحسن آل الشيخ رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة العامة للترفيه (GeA ) المركز الأول في قائمة أكثر 50 شخصية مؤثرة في عالم الملاكمة وفنون القتال المختلطة (MMA)، ضمن تصنيف صحيفة اندبندت البريطانية. وجاء هذا التصنيف إثر استضافة المملكة ممثلة بـ”موسم الرياض” للعديد من البطولات العالمية في مجال الملاكمة وفنون القتال المختلطة،...

Entertainment Portal

Your Easy Ticket Into The Entertainment Business

The Entertainment Portal is a digital platform through which investors can easily process the paperwork needed for entertainment activities and services. The portal streamlines the process for obtaining licenses, permits, and accreditation, and for submitting grievances, enquiries, and follow-up requests. Requirements and guidelines for operating in the sector can be accessed via the portal.

Mega Events


Entertainment Centers

May 04, 2023

Riyadh Calendar

May 11, 2023

Entertainment Centers

Feb 16, 2023

Business Events

Dec 06, 2022

Entertainment Centers

Jan 10, 2022

Entertainment Centers

Jan 11, 2023

Never miss an event with Enjoy Saudi

Explore Saudi Arabia’s entertainment scene through this interactive events calendar. Enjoy Saudi will provide you with all the information regarding activities and events taking place around Saudi Arabia, all year long. You can also book your ticket for events through links available on the webpage.

Entertainment Sector

This guide directs investors to the financing facilities offered through GEA to fund entertainment projects. By directly supporting private enterprises undertaking Saudi entertainment projects [...]

The guide includes a list of service providers authorized by GEA to offer booking and ticketing services for entertainment facilities. This includes marketing and selling tickets online or through POS terminals.[...]

A unified source for all regulations and laws related to the entertainment sector, the page is regularly updated to include the latest guidelines issued by GEA [...]