Category: Events

16 Aug 2019

Georgia iGaming Affiliate Conference: a full event about gambling strategies in this area

On October 18, Georgia will host the first training event dedicated to relevant issues of online and offline gambling, its marketing aspects and prospects.

Georgia iGaming Affiliate Conference will bring together gambling operators, government officials, affiliates, and webmasters. The event is organized by Smile-Expo International Company.

Conference speakers will talk about new gambling legislation, advantages of Georgia as a gambling region, and a specific nature of casino establishment. A part of the program will cover traffic generation and affiliate network promotion. Meet experts who will highlight these topics.
Teona Shiukashvili, Head of Gambling Business Regulation Division at Georgia Revenue Service since December 2018. She has been operating in the public sector for 13 years. The expert has 10 years of experience in the issuance of business permits for the gambling activity and control over the conditions of issuance.
Teona will make a presentation: Amendments in laws and regulation of Georgian gambling business.
Cezary Zieniuk, Managing Director at IBCCS Georgia, with a presentation about “Establishment of gambling business in Georgia. Boost at the start”.
Sofia Karapetyan, Marketing manager at Eclipse Casino Batumi, with a speech about “Gambling analytics and marketing for entrepreneurs. The increase of what metrics will provide the largest profit”.
Roman Manuylov, Chief Marketing Officer and PR at Alfaleads, will explain how to get maximum quality traffic and save money when promoting products using affiliate networks.
The icing on the cake of Georgia iGaming Affiliate Conference is a panel discussion titled ‘Offline and online casinos. Review of tools aimed at user attention’. Meet the first participants: Shota Amiranashvili, President of the Association of casinos in Adjara, and Giorgi Gvenetadze, Head of Product Marketing Department at Adjarabet. Giorgi will also deliver an individual presentation at the conference.
What is better: online or offline? Is there a need to choose? You will be able to discover this as part of the panel discussion. Participants will discuss advantages of land-based gambling venues and their online analogs, as well as their interaction methods.

13 Aug 2019

Media support tops 65 as global channels back second edition of Ice Africa

ICE Africa continues to attract acclaim from the entire gaming ecosystem with 66 media channels drawn from 24 countries confirming their support for the second edition of the prestigious pan-African event. The list of media that will be reporting on Clarion Gaming’s free-to-attend two day conference and exhibition comprise first of alla the Gioco News Network, thanks to a long time partnership between Gn Media publishing group and Clarion Gaming.

“We’ve worked hard in partnership with the market to curate an event which chimes with gaming’s direction of travel  across the African continent”, said Daniel Tyler, Senior Conference Producer at Clarion Gaming: “I consider this level of support to be extremely encouraging on the basis that an event that is well supported by the media is, by definition, relevant and news worthy.  I am delighted that so many media channels are previewing ICE Africa and that so many will be with us in person in October”.
He add: “ICE Africa has been created to help delegates to learn, network, see the latest gaming products from the industry’s leading innovators and, as a result, to stay ahead of the curve. Our media partners play a major role in disseminating that insight and we are extremely grateful for their support.”

The ICE Africa free to attend conference and exhibition provides an invaluable opportunity for operators, regulators and suppliers to meet, network, share best practice and see the very latest gaming products from the industry’s leading innovators.  Described by industry observers as ‘A showcase event that Africa can be proud of’ attendees will benefit from a programme of engaging content including Thought Leadership, Training, Regulation, Online vs Retail, Integrated Resorts, Branding, Marketing, Sports and eSports.

06 Aug 2019

Payment Expert Forum: 18 September at Olympia London

Payment Expert Forum, the only event for payments technology in the online gambling industry, has attracted an impressive speaker line-up that includes senior staff from leading operators such as GVC Holdings, Stars Group, Pinnacle and Betsson Group, and payments solutions suppliers Trustly, SafeCharge, Hipay and Checkout.com.

Organised by SBC in partnership with PaymentExpert.com, the event at Olympia London on Wednesday 18 September is designed to allow suppliers to discuss their latest innovations and for payments professionals from operators to share insights into the sector’s rapidly-changing requirements.

Samuel Barrett, Director of Gaming for Trustly, is to chair the Payment Expert Forum, which he sees as a must-attend event for all stakeholders in the sector: “I’m excited to be chair of what is a key event for the payments industry, with an impressive line-up of speakers drawn from major betting companies and some of the most innovative suppliers. It’s the best opportunity for anyone involved in payments in the online gambling sector to learn about the latest developments and meet professionals from both operators and suppliers.”

Paul Bolton, Head of Payments for GVC Group, said: “The rapidly-changing nature of the payments sector presents operators with many opportunities, but also poses some very real operational challenges. Payment Expert Forum provides the chance for payments specialists to share insights into how to manage that change to ensure compliance with existing and planned regulations, while also helping to deliver a better experience for customers.”

Isabelle Delisle, Head of Payments for Pinnacle, added: “There are a lot of challenges on the horizon for digital payments in the gambling industry, so the timing of the Payment Expert Forum couldn’t be better. It’s the perfect opportunity for the payments sector to connect and share best practice for the future health of the industry.”

Payment Expert Forum takes place at Olympia London on Wednesday 18 September and is part of SBC’s international flagship event Betting on Sports 2019, which runs from 17 – 20 September.

03 Aug 2019

ICE Africa shines a light on social responsibility agenda

ICE Africa (2-3 October, Sandton Convention Centre, South Africa) will provide a sharp focus on consumer protection with confirmed conference streams dealing directly with the issue of socially responsible gambling as well as sessions looking at how regulation, community projects and advertising can help to safeguard and boost the perception of the industry.

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01 Aug 2019

ICE Africa to provide ‘a first for Women in African Gaming’

‘Shining a light on Diverse Women within the gaming industry,’ is the theme of this year’s Women in Gaming initiative developed and organised by Clarion and sponsored by the South Africa-based Zamani Holdings, the parent company under which Ithuba, the SA National Lottery Operator Functions.

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