Winter is usually slow and lazy season due to low temperatures and a handful of holidays. But iGaming industry never sleeps and the upcoming winter of 2018-2019 is promising many events for learning and networking. Let's figure out which of them you should attend to warm up your gambling business.
SBC Awards – 4 December
The city of London will host a prestigious SBC Awards. It has been already 5 years since the sports betting community organizes SBC Awards to reward the best in sports betting for their invaluable contribution to the gambling industry. This year, the award features 38 categories, 13 of which will go to operators and affiliates, and 20 – to suppliers. The 5 remaining awards are for Brand New CasinoBeats category with 10 shortlisted companies: LeoVegas, Betsson Group, SkillOnNet, Global Gaming, Videolots, Alea, Nektan, GoWild Gaming, MinoTauro Media and Twin.
World Gaming Expo – 4-6 December
World Gaming Expo promises to get gambling professionals together in Monaco at the luxurious Grimaldi Forum Convention center located on the seashore. The organizers guarantee to gather about 3,000 delegates from 40 countries, 14,000 SQM-specialists and other iGaming professionals. More than 300 stands will be presented at the world Gaming Expo, where the leaders of the gambling business will present their solutions and products. The summit also provides a rich educational program that includes speeches, lectures and master classes from international experts.
NCLGS Winter Meeting – 4-6 January
NCLGS Winter Meeting is the only iGaming event in the United States that gives gambling legislators the opportunity to gather under the same roof to discuss topical issues in the gambling industry. The summit is planned on the territory of the famous Harrah's New Orleans Hotel. Among the featured speakers of NCLGS Winter Meeting are:
- May Scheve Reardon(Executive Director at Missouri Lottery).
- Lee Richardson, (CEO of Gaming Economics).
- Michael Pollock (Managing Director of Spectrum Gaming Group).
- Valerie Spicer (Founding Partner of Trilogy Group).
Active panel sessions, debates, lectures – all this awaits the participants in the NCLGS Winter Meeting.
Affiliate Summit West – 6-8 January
More than 6,000 digital marketers will meet in the world capital of gambling Las Vegas to take part in one of the largest affiliate conferences of 2019 – Affiliate Summit West. Affiliate marketing conference is held at the famous Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. The hosts are planning to bring together various experts from more than 80 countries to share knowledge in the field of advertising and promotion. Among featured speakers are advertisers, PR, SEO, marketers, media, IT-specialists, etc. Affiliate Summit West provides a rich educational program, so that the guests of the conference will be able to listen to the speeches of leading media professionals.
ICE London – 5-7 February
The most anticipated iGaming event of 2019, ICE LONDON, will traditionally be held at the ExCeL exhibition center. The event has already established itself as a large-scale gambling meetup that brings together global gambling business leaders. Every year, the ICE London participants present their innovative products for land-based and online casinos, bookmakers, lotteries, e-sports and so on. In 2019, the organizers of the event will delight guests with a diverse agenda, where leading IT specialists, marketers and other experts will share their knowledge and experience. The team of Slotagrator couldn't miss such a tremendous event, thus we look forward to meeting everybody from 5 to 7 February in London.
London Affiliate Conference – 6-9 February
The British capital also hosts a specialized gambling conference, London Affiliate Conference. It is tentatively estimated that more than 5,200 delegates and exhibitors of leading gambling companies will attend the summit. London Affiliate Conference has been held for 13 years and is considered the largest event in the affiliate-marketing sector.
SPICE 2019 – 25-27 February
SPICE (Strategic Platform for iGaming Conference & Exhibition) is held in India at Goa Marriott Resort & Spa. The affiliate summit will bring together key figures in the gambling business, main contributors to the development of gambling in the country. The main topic for discussion of SPICE will be the issue of legalization and regulation of gambling in India. Experts will also talk about the protection of consumer rights and the concept of responsible gaming; discuss gambling legislation as a means of ensuring the integrity of gamble.