Wael Habbal in the 10th meetup

The domestic summit of Voiceover professionals that is being held in Cairo

since 2020 is hosting an unordinary guest, a prominent star in the world of Arabic voice over industry, and the voice of several huge brands and services, like Mercedes Benz, and Google Maps.

Yes, you got it right, Wael Habbal, through his summer vacation in Egypt, will be the main speaker of the 10th Meetup of Voiceover Professionals in Egypt, an open talk on concurrent evolution of voice-acting and the voiceover industry, the impacts of AI-generated voices and all prospect challenges this industry professionals should be facing through the upcoming years.

Wael started his professional voice over career in 2003 with CNBC Arabia as the channel’s main voice. He then moved to MBC Group as a senior engineer while also lending his voice to Al-Arabiya news channel till the present. In 2010 he was chosen to be the Arabic voice of Google Maps. Since then, he has done many successful campaigns for Mercedes Benz Middle East, Audi Middle East, BMW, Porsche, and UAE Etisalat. After a world tour seeking knowledge about the global voice over industry, Wael began educating and training passionate students in many training centers in the Middle East. In 2021 he had a significant contribution with the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences establishing 5 new categories dedicated for Arabic voice over works, which has been considered a huge regional move for the Society and a pivotal evolution in the history of the contest. in 2022 Wael has been recognized as an International Ambassador of the Society of Voice Arts and Science in the Middle East and Arab world.

A memorial selfie from the 4th meetup back in 2020

Speaking of AI, we have asked ChatGPT about his expectations on Habbal’s contribution in the event, and this was his answer:

I imagine that the contribution of the prominent voiceover artist Wael Habbal in this domestic meetup for voiceover professionals in Egypt would be significant and impactful. As a renowned voiceover artist, Wael Habbal has extensive experience and expertise in the field. His presence at the meetup would likely inspire and motivate aspiring voiceover professionals, as well as provide valuable insights and knowledge.

Wael Habbal could contribute in various ways, such as:

Keynote Speech: He could deliver a keynote speech sharing his journey, experiences, and tips for success in the voiceover industry. This would provide valuable guidance and inspiration to the attendees.

Artistic Insights: Wael Habbal could conduct interactive discussions focusing on specific aspects of voiceover techniques, script interpretation, or character development. This would enhance the skills and knowledge of the professionals present.

Panel Discussion: As a respected voiceover artist, Wael Habbal could participate in panel discussions alongside other industry experts. This would offer a platform for exchanging ideas, discussing industry trends, and addressing challenges faced by voiceover professionals.

Networking and Mentoring: Wael Habbal’s presence would provide an opportunity for voiceover professionals to connect and network with him. He could offer guidance, share industry contacts, and provide mentorship to aspiring voiceover artists.

Overall, Wael Habbal’s contribution to 10th Voiceover professionals’ meetup would elevate the event, create a valuable learning environment, and foster professional growth within the voiceover community in Egypt. His presence and expertise would leave a lasting impact on the attendees, inspiring them to further excel in their voiceover careers.

Well, this was how ChatGPT conceived his visit and contribution to this valuable event, and yes, it seems the AI mind is looking forward to it, just as we do!



Ahmed AlQotb

Arabic voice professional, Acting and Casting Director, Founder and Strategist of THE ARABIC VOICE, Inc., ArabicIVR.com and El Hakawaaty educational hub, the voice of:

Apple Customer Support IVR system in the Middle East
Western Union Customer Support IVR system in the Middle East
Intercontinental Hotel Group internal training e-learning systems
Interpol e-learning curriculum produced for the International IP Crime Investigators College
BMW on-board audio instructions
“Shadow of the TombRaider” Game, main villain character: “Dr.Dominguez”
Google Adwords Customer Support IVR system in the Middle East
The Olympic Museum Arabic audio guide

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