• talabat partners with Great Gamers to launch one of the largest gaming awards shows in the region to celebrate up-and-coming gamers in the MENA eSports scene.
  • The ‘talabat Great Gamers Awards’ show will be broadcasted live on multiple streaming platforms on July 16th, 2022.
  • Gaming enthusiasts in the region will be able to vote for their favorite gamers across 5 categories until July 6th, 2022.

Cairo, Egypt – 26 June 2022: talabat, the region’s leading local tech platform, is partnering with GreatGamers Award to launch its first ever regional esports initiative in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and the Gulf region. Recently, there has been rapid development in the gaming scene across the region, and talabat is determined to play a key role in further accelerating this growth. As the first initiative of many, the platform will celebrate gamers in MENA through one of the largest Gaming Awards Show in the region.


The ‘talabat Great Gamers Awards’ launched on June 13th, and highlights the best gamers, casters, and coaches of the year. Split over 5 categories representing players from the most popular game genres, people will be able to vote for the nominees – handpicked by a jury panel of local gaming experts in each of their categories. Voting will close on July 6th, 2022. During the show on July 16th 2022, which will be live streamed on multiple platforms, one deserving winner will be crowned the ‘talabat Great Gamer of the year’ 

Commenting on the announcement, Thijs van Dam, Regional Director of Strategic Partnerships at talabat said, ‘We are thrilled to launch talabat’s first ever Gaming Awards Show in the region. At talabat, we are always looking to recognize and celebrate great talents within the region, and one of the areas we’ve had a keen interest in is the eSports  scene.”

“Using the talabat app, people are able to get their meals, groceries or snacks whenever they want, and our data shows that this includes a lot of gamers who enjoy fueling up while they play. Players can place their orders on the app with a push of a button before their game begins, and have it delivered by the time they finish! We are very excited about this first eSports partnership and what it will bring, and to more future initiatives moving forward”. Added van Dam.

In addition to Great Gamers, talabat has worked with a number of partners including Red Bull and Techxhub who have contributed to making the ‘talabat Great Gamers Award’ a reality.

Voting will open in July – and gaming enthusiasts will be able to follow the nominations for the ‘talabat Great Gamer of the year Award’ in the weeks to come on https://talabat.greatgamers.net/.

Hungry during an intense game? Don’t want to miss a second of your favorite stream? Gamers can now order delicious meals with talabat – download our app now on the iOS App Store, Google Playstore and Huawei App Gallery.