Gambling is actively developing all over the world bringing positive changes to various branches of economy. Interest in entertainment matters and desire of customers to get quality products only makes software providers use cutting-edge technologies, as well as stimulates them to look for alternative ways of problem solving.
In the upcoming season of fall all participants of the gambling market will get a chance to take part in a whole range of specialized events during which gambling companies will exchange experience, demonstrate achievements, attract investments and conclude business deals. Slotegrator presents its review of 15 most anticipated gambling events of the upcoming season.
Entertainment Arena Expo
Starting from September 4 up to September 6, the capital of Romania will host one of the major exhibitions called EAE-2017 in Romexpo premises. Among most anticipated guests there will be developers, gaming distributors, casino operators, equipment producers, regulators, etc.
Presentations will be held by such leading companies of the industry as Amatic, Golden Race, BetConstruct, EGT, Novomatic and the rest of widely known in Europe providers. In terms of the said exhibition there will be held a special workshop dedicated to matters of responsible gambling.
Another platform hosting a major international gambling forum is Great Britain. This year London holds WrB-2017 exhibition in OXO2 Tower on September 12.
Among main sponsors of the event you may see BetConstruct, Playtech and SBTech. As for speakers, there will be representatives of such companies as Camelot UK Lotteries Ltd, Remote Gambling Association, Betsson Group and Mr. Green Casino.
Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference & Awards
On September 19 – 20, Budapest (Hungary) hosts an event called CEEGC-2017 in the premises of Kempinski Hotel Corvinus. This is the second large-scale gambling event in the Balkans aimed at gathering world – famous gambling companies, such as NetEnt, Oulala Games, Lotto Hero, etc. During three conference days there will be given presentations by more than 50 speakers. Among topics to discuss – cryptocurrencies, gambling legislative regulation in Eastern Europe, innovations of the iGaming industry and the rest of important matters.
Moreover, in terms of the said event will be held an awarding ceremony for the best companies in the iGaming industry. On-line polls are opened from August 1-30.
Cyprus Gaming Show
Hospitable Cyprus hosts Cyprus Gaming Show in Nicosia Hilton Hotel starting from September 20 up to September 21, which is going to be the first gambling event held on this promising gambling market. Participants of the forum are gathering in order to elaborate practical strategies of development and monetization of gambling, as well as to attract new audiences and bring to life all of the projects designed specifically for the Mediterranean region.
Exposition stands will be exhibiting products and latest developments by the following companies: Deloitte LLP, Pharum Legal, BeDe Gaming, Playbetr.com, etc. Representatives of different branches of business, as well as regulators including executives from the Ministry of Finance of Cyprus, experts from Cyprus National Gaming and Casino Supervision Commission, will take part in a panel discussion aimed at negotiating actual problems of the industry.
On October 3–5, the US hosts Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. This significant gambling event will be held in Sands Expo & Convention Center. Up to the first third of August there have been registered already 135 guests representing different iGaming companies, as well as 370 brands willing to present their products including BGT, Apex Gaming Technology, Bally Technology, Genesis Gaming Solutions. A wide range of American, European and Asian companies are still joining the list.
This international platform traditionally gathers the maximum number of those interested in the latest achievements of the industry, starting from hi-tech electronic games and gadgets up to structural engineering, used in development of gambling halls and land-based casinos.
Russian Affiliate Congress
On October 4-5, Moscow turns into an open specialized forum RACE-2017, uniting advertisers, bloggers, traffic managers, affiliate networks and those who relate to e-commerce and marketing. It is already known that more than 20 companies showed interest in participation in this event. As for topics of discussion, guests will analyze matters of fraud prevention, self-regulation in marketing, iGaming legislation, recruiting optimization, hi-tech trends, etc.
Riga Gaming Congress
On October 12, Riga hosts an international forum dedicated to online and land-based casinos, betting solutions, cyber and fantasy sports, block chain technologies and VR/AR. The said event is going to be held in its traditional format – conference + exhibition. Among registered participants you may find Federbet, IniTech, Sortis & Golden Lion Casinos, Cubits, Cryptopay, Endorphina, etc.
Germany warmly welcomes all guests to Berlin for a specialized exhibition EIG-2017 (Excellence in IGaming) scheduled for October 30 - November 1 to be held in Arena Berlin hall. This event is aimed at casino operators and betting providers, representatives of social networks, regulators, gambling startuppers and the rest of related companies.
As for participants of exhibition, there will be representatives of such brands as: Microgaming, Habanero, Paddy Power, PokerStars. In terms of the said event, apart from traditional conference and exhibition, will be held a special workshop called Totally Gaming Academy aimed implementation of block chain technologies, potential of cryptocurrencies and prospects of VR/AR technologies in the iGaming industry.
Totally Gaming Summit
Starting from October 31 up to November 2, the capital of Estonia opens its Totally Gaming Summit which is going to gather in Hilton Park Hotel premises numerous companies from more than 26 countries. The total number of registered brands exceeds 230 while 69% are casino operators. The said forum will raise traditional matters of the industry: effective management and marketing, effective business strategies, innovations, the latest products and popular trends of the industry. Official sponsors of the event include IGT, Aristocrat, Merkur Gaming, etc.
Berlin Affiliate Conference
After the grandiose event of 2016 that gathered more than 3 thousand of delegates from more than 1,5 thousand companies, Germany decided to host BAC once again in order to discuss the most burning issues of the industry including affiliate programs, marketing and advertisement. This venue is going to be held in Berlin during November 1-4.
Among speakers of the conference there will be representatives of SlotsMillion, BeXpert, Sport1Media, XCaliber and others. The main sponsors include William Hill, 888.com, 365bet, etc. There will be presented more than 150 affiliate programs for the iGaming industry.
BiG Africa Supershow
This fall South Africa is going to host one of the major regional events - BiG Africa Supershow. The exhibition will be held in Johannesburg in Emperors Palace on November 7–8. The main goal of sponsor is to attract leading players of the iGaming marker and draw their attention to a brand new but promising African market.
Among the main topics of discussion – crackdown on money laundering, cyber sports competitions, problems of legislative regulation of the gambling industry in Africa, etc. The main participants of the event include BetConstruct, Borden Technology Corporation, BTOBet (Malta), Sunbet, etc.
Asia Gaming Summit Taiwan
On November 8–10, Taiwan hosts a summit called AGS-2017 in W Taipei. Among invited guests there will be land-based and online casino operators, gaming providers, representatives of executive branch, lottery companies, payment system providers and those who are simply interested in the iGaming industry.
It is already known that among main speakers of the conference there will be representatives of such companies as Global Market Advisors, DraftKings, Naga Corp, eSports Pools who are going to give presentations on matters of mobile gaming, cyber and fantasy sports, online casinos, implementation of innovations in development of applications and software, latest trends and innovations of the industry.
Eastern European Gaming Summit
Eastern Europe yet again turns into a platform for the international exhibition EEGS-2017 scheduled for November 20–21 in Sophia (Bulgaria). The said event calls upon both local and internationally famous brands. This event is going to celebrate its 10th anniversary as an exhibition held specifically in Eastern Europe. Special attention of participants will be drawn to crackdown on money laundering via gambling websites, regulation of the iGaming industry, offshore jurisdictions, omni – channel solutions and the rest of matters.
Balkan Entertainment and Gaming Expo
On November 22–23, the capital of Bulgaria hosts another important event – BEGE-2017. The Balkans are turning into another popular destination for those who are interested in the iGaming industry. During the said event Betomall, Roulette 73, Magica Gaming, ZUUM and the rest of renowned companies will get a chance of presenting their latest gimmicks. Among guests - Novomatic, EGT, IGT, Casino Technology, Bulgame, etc. Additionally, there will be held a special ceremony within different awards in already 12 nominations for the best developments and breakthrough achievements in the area of iGaming industry.
Summit of iGaming Malta
Malta is one of the most favorable jurisdictions for online gambling with loyal legislative conditions. The autumn summit SIGMA-2017 is going to be held on November 22–25. More than 200 companies will present their latest products, while more than 6 thousand of delegates will show up as visitors including representatives of such companies as 1xbet, Anna Casino, Aspire Global, Axon, Betradar, etc.
During the conference delegates are going to discuss DFS, eSports, block chain and cryptocurrencies, matters of regulation, poker, bingo, slots, live games and affiliate programs. There will be also presentations of new developments and a couple of workshops. In terms of this forum startuppers will give speeches in order to attract more investors and sponsors.