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August 17, 2020
Involvement in gaming conferences is an important part of the growth of the gaming industry. Professionals who chose not to attend gaming conventions find themselves in the dark about the new trends in the industry. Gaming conferences and gaming exhibitions are the perfect way to stay up-to-date with the advances in gaming technology. You will also gain insight into possible technologies and ventures that are still in their infancy.
Here’s only a small sample of the online gaming events, gambling summits and gaming conferences scheduled for 2020-2021 in locations across the globe.
ICE London 2020
This is one of the largest international B2B gaming conferences where online and off-line gaming professionals from all sectors gather. You will find representatives from sports betting, bingo, casinos, lottery games, mobile gaming technology, payment technology, social media and online services. Throughout the three-day event ICE VOX will hold seven individual conferences focused on cybercrime and security, international casinos, esports, modernization of lotteries, advertising and marketing. In addition to the gambling conferences, there will be a large exhibition of experts in the gaming world offering global solutions.
SiGMA iGaming 2020
SiGMA Group has announced a new gathering event to be held in Malta on 17 July 2020. This exclusive event will bring together 500 friends and leaders from the worlds of iGaming and emerging tech to celebrate the global expansion of the SiGMA and AIBC Summits ahead of the inaugural SiGMA LATAM Digital Summit, taking place 22-24 September 2020 and SiGMA Europe, held in Malta on 17-19 November. Plans for SiGMA Asia are also in the works for May 2021 following an official endorsement from Philippine regulator, PAGCOR. Alongside the official announcement of SiGMA Group’s global calendar of events for 2020-21, the event brings the iGaming and tech community, together with friends of SiGMA for an evening of premier networking.
SiGMA will be attended by approximately 12500 professionals from over 80 countries. The event will include a conference where there will be about 200 speakers and an exhibition featuring about 400 exhibitors.
ASEAN Gaming Summit 2020 – 2021
The underlying focus of this gaming event is technological innovations and disruption in Asia’s gaming industry. It will include robotics and AI, table game technology, anti-money laundering, investor risk, sustainable pricing, gaming licensing, customer relations and online marketing. Over 300 operators, regulators and suppliers primarily from the Asian online and land-based markets will be represented.
The Global Gaming Expo Asia 2020 aims to bring together top buyers and suppliers in the Asian gaming-entertainment industry. This gaming convention will include keynote speakers, networking events and panel discussions with a focus on the Asian market. The emphasis throughout this gaming event will be on the Asian market and collaborations in Asia. The event is attended annually by industry leaders and over 95% of top Asian casino operators.
Prague iGaming & Affiliate Conference 2020
In 2020, the international Smile-Expo company will host the first Prague iGaming Affiliate Conference. It will allow gamers to discuss trends and prospects of online gambling and affiliate marketing. The event will be organized in the conference+demozone format and will unite the online gaming specialists from various countries.
Go4Gold Sport Summit 2020
The Go4Gold Sport Summit will bring together the most innovative thinkers, progressively-minded practitioners, senior sports officials, coaches, team managers and leaders in sport under the same roof for the biggest sports event on the continent. Attendees will be exposed to the latest cutting edge discussions focusing on fan engagement, the development of sports tourism, innovative sports technologies, data analytics and more.
World Gaming Expo
Major players in the gaming industry, regulators, service suppliers, investors, producers and media experts come together in the iconic gambling destination of Monaco for this international event. About 3,000 attendees are expected to represent 40 countries. There will be casino representatives, equipment manufacturers, software developers and investors.
Mediterranean Gaming Expo 2020
The show will feature an informational programme, all new one-on-one meetings with gaming executives, pre-arranged meeting service, an impressive trade show floor, products and services, interactive networking drinks, after party, VIP dinner, opportunities to interact and share ideas with industry peers and much more.
European Gaming Congress 2020
The European Gaming Congress (EGC) will be holding its 2020 gaming event in a new location, Milan, Italy. The organizers chose the 2020 location by surveying people in the industry. The gaming event is geared towards a broad spectrum of European gaming professionals. Panel discussions will be region-specific and the event will be attended by service providers, operators and industry experts.
EGR Technology and Innovation Summit 2020
This is an exclusive event geared towards the decision-makers and those in the forefront of innovative gaming technology, iGaming, products and digital marketing. This is an invitation-only event and attendance is free. This is the ideal opportunity to present your startup or new brand to the top decision-makers face-to-face.
Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Exhibition BEGE Expo 2020
BEGE has been the leading gaming event for the Eastern European region for the past decade. Like previous years, 2020’s gaming event will be attended by international visitors including suppliers, online and land-based operators, payment service providers, developers, affiliates and media representatives.
iGB Live! 2020
This is the largest iGaming exhibition and conference in the gaming industry. It combines the EiG, iGaming Super Show and Amsterdam Affiliate Conference into one major gaming event. The collaboration of these three brand events means that attendees can engage with iGaming professionals from across the industry.
What will you gain from these conventions?
In addition to the gain of knowledge at these best gaming events in 2020, you will also have the ability to show your product to potential partners, peers, investors and clients. At gaming conferences, conventions and festivals, you can network with like-minded professionals, create fresh ideas, make fresh partnerships and choose the brains of industry leaders. Top gaming industry leaders, innovators and big-name movers-and-shakers attend the Gambling Conventions. It is a rare opportunity to come face-to-face with these experts, learn from them and make themselves known. You can put your company on the map at Gaming Conventions 2020! In this day and age contact between professionals is usually via email or phone so gaming events give you the rare opportunity to put a name to the face and make an impression one-on-one.
Having a good time and enjoying the gaming convention is also important. Most gaming convention itineraries include recreational, cultural and social events where you can get to know your fellow attendees and enjoy some downtime.
How to choose which one to attend?
When choosing which gaming events to attend in 2020 it is important to take into consideration the following:
- The relevance of the conference to your particular niche
- People who will be attending
- What can you gain from it
- Special highlights of the convention.
Some gaming events focus on a specific sector of the industry, such as banking for gaming, while other expos are more general. Try to choose a gaming event where you are likely to find solutions to issues you are having, information about subjects that interest you and most importantly that will be attended by leaders in the gaming industry and key players that are relevant to your business. To help you choose which gaming events to attend in 2020 here is a list of 2020’s best upcoming gaming conferences and gaming expos.
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