By: Staff Writer at Eventus International
21 January 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa
Last week, we concluded that the gambling industry in Africa is big business. According to ventures Africa, the combined size of the gambling industry in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa was projected to be worth a staggering $37 billion in 2018.
One of the great things about the African market is that it’s mostly African companies who have the majority market share, showing a clear link that, African punters are more likely to support local operators which in turn means maximum returns for the African economy.
Africa, just like any market, requires intense evaluation and research in order to gain and retain market share. That’s exactly what the BiG Africa Supershow offers delegates and attendees from across Africa and the world. The topics have been designed to effectively explore the biggest challenges and opportunities in the African market.
Spotlight on Content
To Eventus International, content is the number one critical success factor for an event. BiG Africa is packed full with, panels discussions, keynotes sessions, presentations and networking activities that have been designed to give our attendees the maximum value from attending the event.
Day 1: Addressing Africa’s ever changing the regulatory environment
Day 2: Succeeding in the business of gaming
With the African market experience market experiencing unprecedented growth these topics couldn’t come at a better time. In addition to excellent topics, the quality of the speakers is terrific. Some examples include: Chhayan Ringadoo, CEO, Gambling Regulatory Authority, Mauritius; Cliff Lamberton, MD, African Casinos Equipment Suppliers & Atomic Gaming; Dean Macpherson, Shadow Minister, Department of Trade & Industry; Dhrupal Amin, MD – Online Gaming and Sports Betting, Goldrush Group; Edgar Agaba, CEO, National Gaming Board, Uganda; Garron Whitesman, Partner, Whitesman Lurie Attorneys; Ivan Zaltsman, CIO, World Sports Betting; Jack Smith, Business Development Manager, Sporting Solutions; Mario Vilela, Sales and Marketing Director, IGT Africa; Martin Sack, Group Manager: Online Business Development, Sun International; Nicholas Chapman, Gaming Executive, Caesar’s Entertainment Corporation (Emerald Resort and Casino); Robert Koning, MD, Best Sports Betting Media; Wayne Hill, COO, Bidvest Prestige; Mabutho Zwane, CEO, Eastern Cape Gambling Board and Prof. Ntshengedzeni Alfred Nevhutanda, Chairman, National Lotteries Commission, South Africa
The panel sessions cover the key challenges the industry is facing, such as regulation, diversity, and inclusion, extending player life-cycles, player acquisition, and retention, gaming technologies, content strategies, strengthening hospitality in the casino sector and advice from Africa’s igaming icons
The BiG Africa Supershow is seeking to attract between 200 and 300 c-level attendees from across the continent. It’s not too small where you end up talking to the same people every day, but it’s also not so large that you can’t even find the person you are looking to connect with. In addition, there will be a terrific mix of attendees.
Eventus International hopes to see you at the 6th Annual BiG Africa Supershow in Johannesburg, South Africa from 25-26 March 2019.
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About the event:
To say that Africa is an untapped market for the gaming sector would truly be an outdated statement. More and more operators join the competition every year, and Africa’s rapid increase in infrastructure development and internet access is connecting the continent like never before, which is creating even more opportunities for the rise of new stakeholders.
As the market becomes ever more competitive every day and as the latest advancements in technologies evolve and change the market, the need for all stakeholders to stay up to date on current affairs and make use of cutting-edge solutions to market challenges becomes even more necessary every day.
Eventus International has spent the entire year researching solutions to these challenges and finding the latest, most cutting-edge advancements world-wide at our events such as: SPICE India, Sports Betting East Africa, Sports Analytics Africa, Cyprus Gaming Show, Artificial Intelligence Malta, Sports Betting West Africa, and the Scandinavian Gaming Show to bring them all together for a massive exchange of ideas.
Prepare for the biggest gaming industry gathering of the year as we bring back some of our show’s most knowledgeable and respected stakeholders for the BiG Africa Supershow 2018! The programme has been designed to give all African stakeholders from all aspects of the industry the skills necessary to remain competitively strong and utilize new technologies to keep your players entertained for in 2019.
- Benefit from wide scale economic reports about the African gaming sector
- Gain insight into gaming activities from across the continent from Africa’s most respected regulators
- Be advised on exactly which gaming technologies work best for your region
- Effectively understand the needs and wants of African punters
- Take part in a masterclass and learn how to extend player life cycles
- Ask Africa’s betting and iGaming icons for advice on any gaming related topic
- Grow your network of gaming sector professionals
- And Many more!
Bookmakers, casino operators, gaming regulators, government associations, software solution providers, affiliate marketers, fintech companies and leading stakeholders in the gaming sector are all going to be there, and you should too!
Contact Eventus International’s Marketing Director; Lou Mari Burnett to find out how Eventus International can raise your profile in the African Market