The top global online casino industry events of 2017

If you’ve never been to a major iGaming event, they have to be seen to be believed. For online casinos, it is where the latest releases, developments, innovations are announced. That means for players, if you want to know where online gaming is set to go in the future, then look no further than the news coming out of these glittering gaming expos.

Get a taste of what a major iGaming exhibit is like with our ICE 2017 wrap-up video below:

This year’s event circuit started on a high note with London’s premier ICE Totally Gaming event, held in February. Visitors were treated to leading exhibitors, seminars, and plenty of networking opportunities. Casinopedia was on hand to bring our readers the latest information relevant to players, as we will be for all major events this year.

Here’s our list of some of the top iGaming events ready to set trends and signpost where the online casino industry is going.

iGaming Asia Congress – Grand Hyatt, Macau

Asian and global casino operators will be gearing up for the iGaming Asia Congress, running from March 27-29. This event boasts a sizable speaker roster consisting of experts from the Asian and international iGaming community, covering everything from social casino gaming through to regulatory matters.

i-Gaming Forum 2017 – Vasateatern, Stockholm, Sweden

A hot topic at Sweden’s i-Gaming Forum held from April 5-6, is a draft of new legislation regarding Sweden’s national lottery. Swedish and international operators can find out how this piece of legislation will affect them, and what the requirements for compliance are. Other important discussions such as innovation and optimizations will be featured.

iGaming Super Show – Amsterdam, the Netherlands

The iGaming Super Show describes itself as the largest dedicated exhibition and conference for the iGaming industry and is held from July 11-14. The primary focus is on networking, education and business issues. Furthermore, six events will be hosted in a single location showcasing affiliate events, sports betting, dedicated payments, financial matters and regulation.

Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2017 – Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, USA

When it comes to casinos, then people’s first thought always turns to Las Vegas. The major G2E 2017 is to be held, from October 3-5. Presented by the American Gaming Association, it features an impressive list of exhibitors from the iGaming industry and beyond.

In America, bigger is better, and G2E positions itself as the world’s biggest casino expo.

It covers the whole industry from slots and table games, to everything to do with online casinos. All the major players in the online casino industry are there. The legalization of online casinos in the USA is an ongoing debate, and the topic is sure to come up again this year.

EiG Expo Berlin – Arena Berlin, Germany

EiG Expo Berlin held from the October 30 to November 1 offers dynamic speakers, high standards, and plenty of networking opportunities right in the heart of Europe. Additionally, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available for interested parties on their website.

iGB Affiliate Conference – Messe Berlin, Germany

Another hot iGaming event that will take place in Berlin is the iGB Affiliate Conference to be, held from November 1-4. This conference features more than 3,000 delegates, 1,500 affiliate attendees, and 100 affiliate programs. Moreover, affiliates have opportunities to meet brokers working within the retail finance sector.

5th Annual BiG Africa Summit – Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa

The African market is seen as potentially big game for the online casino sector, with African betting and iGaming markets the focal point at the upcoming BiG Africa Summit, held from November 7-8.

Key industry operators, regulation, licensing, payment solutions, eSports, and fantasy sport will be, covered. For players, it will be an opportunity to see exactly what sorts of games and services are set to be launched into the market for 2018.

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