Annual Big Africa Summit 2014 to Take Place in OctoberPublished August 11, 2014 by Elana K
The second annual Big Africa Summit will take place in Johannesburg in October, and promises to discuss the most pressing issues related to the iGaming industry in Africa today.
The second annual Big Africa Summit will be taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from October 6 to October 8, 2014. The summit will take place at the Emperors Palace and offer unique insights into Africa's gaming industry.
Attendees to the summit are expected to be CEOs, senior directors, leading gaming operators, regulators, bookmakers, gaming software providers and manufacturers, investors, payment providers and many more.
The Big Africa Summit will address key issues related to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) action plan for remote gaming regulation in South Africa. This will include presentations, discussions and insights regarding future technology in mobile gaming, the challenges faced by South Africa's sports betting industry, venture capital funding for iGaming start-ups and how land-based casinos can ready themselves for remote gaming.
Summit Highlights and Workshops
Some of the highlights of the second annual Big Africa Summit will be: updates on the development of online gambling regulations; learning about gaming opportunities in the African market; strategies to help enter and operate in the market; presentations on Bitcoin, sports betting, online lottery and iGaming; networking with industry leaders; an exhibition where visitors can meet new and current customers and partners.
There will also be two important workshops. The first, "Big Data and Marketing Analytics in Gaming: Turning Insight into Action" will be facilitated by Rick Campbell of the iGaming Interactive Marketing and American Casino & Entertainment Properties. The second, "Step-by-Step Legal Guide to Establishing Successful Online Gaming Partnerships" will be facilitated by Garron Whitesman, Founding Partner at Whitesmans Attorneys.
Big Africa Summit 2013
The first annual Big Africa Summit took place last year in November, and was a great success all around. The summit delved into the subject of technological progress, with the aim of using the newest technology to assess the rapid changes taking place in the industry. Many attendees from the first summit are expected to return this year.