Convention Guide for Online Gamblers 18/19

For people working in the gambling industry there are a few key events in the calendar to keep an eye out for you if youíre hoping to expand your brand. Attending conventions and other events is a great way to network and see how your competitors and partners are doing in their fields. Youíre bound to see new slot games launched and a lot of high calibre performances designed to make an impression.

If youíre looking for some of the major cons coming up, look no further!

Global Gaming Expo
G2E Asia 15-17 May 2018
Global Gaming Expo 8-11 October 2018

Starting off big, the Global Gaming Expo is quite possibly the biggest event in the convention calendar for a lot of developers and distributors in the gaming field. Hosted in Las Vegas since 2001, the G2E trade show has regularly proven highly profitable for all the attendees.

Boasting an 80% conversion rate of attendees placing orders onsite at G2E 2017, if youíre a buyer or a seller then G2E demands a spot in your diary. For a look at some more statistics from last year, just click here.

Canít wait until October? Got a stake in the Asian market? Then get yourself over to Macau for G2E Asia! With the same fantastic brands but focusing on a new demographic, this event is incredibly important if youíre already based there or are looking to expand.

SBC Events
Betting on Sports 17-20 September 2018

While G2E focuses heavily on the casino side of things, SBC Events tends to focus more on sport. Earlier this year they hosted the Betting on Football conference with 1,500 delegates attending, but with Betting on Sports this September that number looks set to increase significantly to 2,000+.

With 160 gambling operators attending as well as 100+ sports clubs and organisers, building solid connections over the course of the week is a real possibility.

For more details on attending the convention at the Olympia London, click here.

Clarion Events
GiGse, 31 May- 1 June 2018
ICE, 5-7 February 2019

ICE in the London ExCeL Centre has already been and gone earlier this year but thereís always next year! ICE 2019 has had minimal details released so far but for 2018ís event there was a heavy presence from big name players, a lot of praise from attendees and a focus on both offline and online gaming for a more modern approach.

The company behind ICE, Clarion, have a few more events coming up this year including GiGse which is dedicated to the US gaming market and based in Miami. If youíre thinking of checking out ICE next year, have a look at whatís been planned.

IGB Affiliates
IGB Amsterdam, 17-20 July 2018
IGB Lisbon, 17-20 Octover 2018
IGB London 6-9 February 2019

Intended as a B2B event where forging and strengthening alliances is the prime goal, IGB Affiliates is great for operators and people working in the industry in a professional capacity. A focus on the online experience and tips for things like SEO being major highlights of the schedule help to set IGB apart from its peers.

The upcoming events in Amsterdam and Lisbon stand to be just as informative as the London event earlier this year, with the next showing set for February of 2019. For a better idea what to expect from IGB affiliates, click here.

Whether your interest is casinos and the latest games, sports betting, offline and online comparisons or just the future of online gambling, one of these events will be perfect for you!

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