Vienna International Gaming Expo will be back in 2018 with the second edition of one of the fastest growing conference in Central Europe. The 2018 edition of VIGE is reincarnation of the inaugural edition and the motto of the event is “Do it for your karma”.
Below are the main updates which have been adopted to further increase the quality of the event.
New period and a new program
The event will be held between 30 May and 1 June in 2018, the first day being dedicated for Pre-registration, Welcome Drinks and Networking.
The exhibition will be open between 31 May – 1 June and the 2 day event will highlight some of the latest launched companies, but also feature some of the already established providers of the online gambling industry. The key focus is to bring together both software providers and connected service providers of the industry to encourage collaborations in the casino, sports betting, eSports, daily fantasy sports and of course virtual reality game providers.
The floor plan is limited for up to 38 exhibitors and it is encouraged to book early in order to avoid missing out on this great opportunity to highlight your brand in front of the top decision makers of the industry at a boutique style environment.
In parallel with the exhibition, the event will focus on bringing a wealth of information is the special designed panels of the newly launched iGaming Knowledge Seminar series and the already established Innovation Talks.
iGaming Knowledge Seminar – is a conference dedicated to highlighting some of the key techniques and a services which can be implemented by gambling operators in order to increase revenues, decrease fraud and of course catch up with the latest regulatory updates of trending markets.
Innovation Talks – will be highlighting some of the latest technology which is available for operators worldwide and will also feature some new product launches from the top names of the industry. The Innovation Talks series has been launched at VIGE2017 and has been the main topic since then at all the events organized by EEGMedia/EEGEvents.
The seminars will focus on the following main topics: Market Update Austria, Market Update Germany, Market Update Malta, Gambling Regulations in the European markets, IMGL Masterclass, Match Fixing, Convergence between Land Based and Online Gambling, Fraud Detection, VR/AR technology use in Gambling, AI use in Gambling, Customer Retention, eSports, Daily Fantasy Sports, Cryptocurrency
VIGE2018 will be held at a new location which will check the boxes of many delegates that attended the inaugural event and given the feedback about the location.
The event will take place at Austria´s tallest skyscraper, the Danube City Tower.
The iconic DC Tower is the tallest skyscraper in the country. So, when you stay at the Meliá Vienna Hotel you can enjoy spectacular views of the city and the river. It is also close to the United Nations Offices, the Austria Center Vienna congress center and many leading companies.
The location has been picked in order to give the best experience for attending delegates, who will have the opportunity to enjoy networking with a breath taking background view.
Introducing Welcome Drink and Networking Boat Trip, More networking opportunities than ever
The event is built around the feedback that has been received after the inaugural event and it has been carefully analyzed in order to create yet another unique platform for attending delegates.
In addition to the traditional “Official Networking Party” which will be take place at a soon to be confirmed location on the evening of 31 May, the conference will feature a Pre-Registration session with Welcome Drinks and a Networking Boat Trip on the Danube.
Delegate pass price breakdown:
- General Admission (Early Bird Rate – 50% off): 99 EUR – Sales end on March 1, 2018
- Group General Admission (Early Bird Rate – 60% off): 79 EUR – Sales end on March 1, 2018
- General Admission (Advance Rate – 40% off): 118.80 EUR – Sales end on May 1, 2018
- Group General Admission (Advance Rate – 50% off): 99 EUR – Sales end on May 1, 2018
- General Admission (no discount): 198 EUR – Sales end on May 31, 2018
The delegate pass will grant access for the visitor to enter and network during the 2 days of action packed seminars and visit the busy floor plan. The delegate pass also includes a complimentary buffet lunch which will be served on both day of the event.
For more details, visit the official website of the event: www.viennagamingexpo.com
mybet Holding SE: First betting shops in Austria opened with B2B partner
The mybet Group has expanded its B2B services business and starts with a new partner into the Austrian market. After having completed the technical ramp-up phase the partner’s first seven sports betting shops are now in operation. Further shops are already being planned and are going to significantly increase the business volume in the B2B group segment during the second half of the year.
“Also in Austria, like in all our B2B shops, we cooperate with a partner holding the necessary permissions. This step creates a quick and profitable growth in our B2B group segment,” said Markus Peuler, CEO of mybet Holding SE.
Cashout available in whole mybet offering
Since the complete launch of the new online platform mybet is constantly working on improving the offering. In example, as a direct consequence of the platform switch the cashout feature, meaning a buy back option for a bet that has not been settled, which is very popular in the market, is available in all mybet sales channels. That means, customers can use cashout independently from having placed the bet in a shop, on a smartphone or online.
“Cashout is a very popular feature in the market and already a standard offering for a modern betting provider. This is why we are very glad to be able to offer this feature not only like before in some but in all our sales channels,” explains Peuler.
About mybet Holding SE
The mybet Group, licensed in several European countries, provides sports betting and online casino games with the headquarter located in Berlin and offices in Cologne and Malta. mybet offers its betting and gaming products over the internet platform mybet.com as well as in land-based betting shops operating under a franchise system. In addition, the group is supplying regional betting providers in Europe and Africa as a B2B service provider.
mybet Holding SE is the parent company of the mybet Group. The shares of mybet Holding SE (ISIN DE000A0JRU67) are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the Prime Standard.
For further information, visit www.mybet-se.com | www.mybet-shop.com
Austria to tighten online regulation
Internet service providers in Austria could be authorised to block domains of websites that break local laws, such as some international gambling sites.
Internationally licensed online gambling sites have proven to be a pain to deal to several countries without proper regulation for the online segment. In order to improve its control over them, Austria is considering to authorise internet service providers (ISPs) to block the domains of websites presumed to be breaking their laws.
As reported by CalvinAyre, plans to amend the Telecommunications Act 2003 to permit local ISPs to take “traffic management measures” in order to prevent “criminal acts” have been recently revealed by the Ministry of the Interior. Despite not being specifically targetted to gambling sites, the Austrian Association for Betting and Gaming (OVWG) has alerted that they could be included if Austrian legislators approve the amendment.
Government’s intentions aren’t a novelty, however, legal challenges at the Court of Justice for the European Union have interfered with their previous efforts to get ISPs to block unauthorised gambling operators’ domains.
Online gambling verticals (excluding sports betting) are restricted in Austria to the Win2Day brand of Casinos Austria and its Austrian Lotteries subsidiary. The OVWG was created to update the current framework in order to make it more EU-compliant.
VIGE2017 announces Monday night Networking Party – Sponsored by Prague Gaming Summit
The organizers are proud to announce that they are hosting and organizing a Networking Party at CHILL OUT LOUNGE on Monday(20.03.2017) evening, starting at 8:00 PM(Vienna Local Time)
Join +200 delegates and network after a long day of exhibition and seminars.
The free drinks and snacks are sponsored by Prague Gaming Summit and the party is promised to be an unforgettable experience to add to your networking agenda.
The networking party is set to start at 8:00 PM(Vienna Local Time) and extend into the late hours of the night.
Location of the venue is:
CHILL OUT LOUNGE
Salvatorgasse 6, 1010 Wien, Austria
SEE YOU THERE!!!!
About Prague Gaming Summit (PGS)
The first edition of Prague Gaming Summit (PGS) is going to take place between 8-9 June, 2017 in Prague at the Angelo Hotel Prague.
The seminary type conference is set to become the stage where the most renowned experts across the world will create workshops and share their ideas about how the Czech government can amend the right methods to attract operators and service providers in the newly regulate market.
The first edition of the yearly Summit will give way for the delegates to network with regulators, gaming experts, operators, software providers and investors.
A special report will be given about the Czech Republic’s first 6 months achievements in a newly regulated emerging market in Eastern Europe. The Summit will also focus on bringing a wealth of information about technology, bitcoin from the Baltic and Scandinavian region with world class speakers and regulators sharing their updates and advice.
The +150 delegates will get the opportunity to maximize the abundance of information that will be given during the Summit and during the specially designed networking sessions which will enable them to create new contact while exploring “THE CITY OF A HUNDRED SPIRES AND GREAT BEER“.
For more details or seat reservation, please visit the official website of the event: www.praguegamingsummit.eu
Vienna International Gaming Expo 2017 will set the stage for Central Europe’s newest gaming exhibition and seminars and is going to take place in Vienna, Austria between 20-22 March 2017 at the Austria Vienna Center.
Attending the seminars at VIGE2017 requires a POWER DELEGATE status and is subject to availability. All seminars are limited to 125 delegates and the passes can be ordered purchased at the rate of 500 EUR on EventBrite(Mastercard/Visa/PayPal payments), or with Bank Wire by filling out the form below. Register as a POWER DELEGATE HERE!
Be sure to save the date and attend VIGE2017, which will be held between the 20th and 22nd of March 2017 at the Austria Vienna Center in order to hear the fresh information at the seminars which will be held within the Expo, highlight your brand for visiting delegates by booking a stand or attend and network with the leading and newcomer company representatives that are going to be present at the show.
Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us on +40 735 559 234 or by mail on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Power Delegates can register online prior to the event by using the following form or have the opportunity to register at the registration desk during conference days. The delegate status grants its holder the opportunity to visit the exhibition floor, discuss deals, pick up gaming related magazines, attend the special seminars and network with fellow peers. All registrants are granted this privilege during the 2 days of the expo and are advised to have their ID at hand during their visit to the venue.
The main advantage of the Power Delegate is the opportunity to harvest the extra market information and discussions which can be accessed via the VIGE 2017 Seminars which are held during the 2 days of the show.
Each power delegate will receive a special report of the discussions, including the PowerPoint presentations that will be showed and discuss during the seminars.
The agenda and speaker list for the VIGE 2017 Seminars can be viewed here.
THE ORGANIZERS LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN VIENNA!
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